Romance, softness, royalty and love were the inspiration points when Anne Barge designed her Spring 2012 Collection. Think regal, dreamy, vintage couture… and that is the Anne Barge Fall 2012 Bridal Collection. Her designs were found at this years SAG awards!
Gowns range from $3,500 – $9,500
Elizabeth Fillmore graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1993 with a passion to start her own collection. She began with a high end collection of sexy and romantic evening gowns and eventually developed a bridal line in 1999. “I love the magical aspect of a wedding gown, and the personal choice each bride makes. I design for the ‘Modern Romantic’… Individuality is so important to me and the look of each collection.” Elizabeth Fillmore gowns are the perfect balance of sophistication, femininity, and just a touch Bohemian. The collection focuses on slender bias cuts with graceful draping accents, chic fitted hourglass gowns to ethereal silhouettes, many done with the personal touch of hand done accents. Elizabeth uses 100% silk fabrics and linings for all of her gowns, most of which are from France and Italy. She is known for her unique selection of fabrics and their superior quality. “My bride has an independent vision – and I hope to fill that vision for her through my designs…”
Gowns range from $3,500 – $9,000
“Inspired by my runway, my bridal gowns are for the modern bride who appreciates my ethereal design sensibility. The collection is comprised of gowns that are hand pleated, ruched, draped, and smocked to create effects of softness & lightness ~ a feeling of fantasy.”, says Mr. Mendel who has outfitted Taylor Swift, Kate Beckinsale, Jane Krakowski, and Natalie Portman!
Gowns range from $4,000 – $10,000
Alber Elbaz focuses on fabric, then drapes on a fit model to create movement and romance. Lanvin is known for their hard/soft contrast. Lanvin Blanche is all about imperfect perfection, and raw edges. Lanvin is a staple on the red carpet dressing celebrities like Natalie Portman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce, Emma Stone, Blake Lively, and Sandra Bullock.
Gowns range from $4,000 – $5,500
Lela Rose is originally from Dallas, Texas and studied fashion design at the prestigious Parsons School of Design in New York City. After creating a successful women’s clothing line, she launched her bridal collection in 2006 and it has been a favorite by brides ever since. The foundation of her bridal gowns is the use of unconventional, beautiful fabrications, which can’t be found anywhere else. With the perfect balance of clean lines and whimsical embellishments, Lela has created an incredible, sophisticated collection of gowns that makes every bride look truly beautiful.
Gowns range from $4,500 – $10,000
Lihi Hod was born and raised in Tel Aviv, and fashion design has always been an integral part of her life. She draws her inspiration from all aspects of the fashion industry, as well as her own experience with leading fashion brands abroad. Lihi attended Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Israel where her talent was instantly recognized as outstanding. Upon graduation, Lihi was approached by legendary fashion designer John Galliano and worked with him in Paris at the fashion house, Dior. She specialized in developing the details of the haute couture department under the brand.
Lihi Hod bridal gowns are truly unique in their design, fabrics and silhouettes. Depth is created by combining layers of opaque and transparent fabrics such as silk chiffons and tulles with a variety of laces. Swarovski crystals, glass beads and gemstones are used in true couture techniques. Hours of embroidering to the layers of supple fabric results in a harmonious look, featuring low cut backs on many styles. The result – A collection of unique, flattering dresses, embodying a nonchalant, delicate sexiness with a glamourous feel.
Each Lihi Hod gown is specially made to measure, creating a perfect fit and a truly couture process. All gowns are made by hand under the direction of the designer.
Gowns range from $6,500 – $14,500
Born and raised in Mumbai, Khan grew up in a world surrounded by culture, architecture, art, history and design. As a boy, he cultivated a vast knowledge of textiles under the watchful eyes of his grandfather and father, both of whom designed intricate clothing worn by Indian royal families. Khan ultimately moved to the United States as a teenager to become a designer and launched his career as an apprentice for legendary American designer Halston at the age of 20. During his time with Halston, he immersed himself in the ethos of modern restraint and learned the craft of draping and cutting fabric to create a clean, elegant and timeless silhouette. Khan eventually merged this design philosophy with the knowledge he gained from his family’s business to nurture his own unique style, and the Naeem Khan design aesthetic was born.
Khan launched his eponymous collection in 2003 and began selling at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Since then his collections have adorned glamorous women around the world, including Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Emily Blunt, Lea Michele, Penélope Cruz, Katy Perry, First Lady Michelle Obama and Queen Noor of Jordan, among others. In 2008, he was inducted as a member of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America and most recently launched the Naeem Khan Bridal collection in 2013. Today the Naeem Khan ready-to-wear and bridal collections are sold at more than 100 retail outlets across the world.
Gowns range from $6,000 – $30,000 custom gowns start at $50,000
Reem Acra’s designs epitomize global glamour by offering women her innate fashion sense, European style and understanding of what looks and feels beautiful. Interlaced with her sense of luxury, her regal designs are developed with a modern aesthetic. The bridal collection evokes an ethereal quality, which appeals to a discerning clientele including personalities, royalty, and style setting women from all corners of the world.
In 1997, Acra launched her fashion business with a bridal collection that quickly became recognized for its elegance and impeccable designs. The gowns became renowned for transforming classic bridal designs through the finest silks, intricate beading and exquisite embroidery.
Celebrated for her ability to match a look to a woman’s personality, Acra has dressed global icons of style for weddings, red carpet appearances and awards ceremonies. Her following includes Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Beyonce Knowles, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Eva Longoria as well as royal families around the world.
Gowns range from $5,000 – $10,000.
Valentino’s gowns give bridal couture a lovely, feminine feel. Lace, flowers and beautiful embroidery allow each gown to take on a dreamy quality. Valentino is often seen on Anne Hathaway, Kate Bosworth, Blake Lively, Jennifer Aniston, Amanda Seyfried and many more!
Gowns range from $4,000 – $6,000
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