Archive for December, 2011
There are few sights at a wedding as striking as a beautiful, elegant bride. Princess-cut models, A-line and mermaid skirts in Paris organza, real satin, Torino taffeta and tulle with delicate appliqué in lace, picot and gemstone embroidery. Square, draped, sweetheart, boat, asymmetric or strapless, the décolletage glows from within above feminine, corset-style, fitted waistlines.
The Jim Hjelm Bridal collection, designed by Francesca Pitera, features gowns that satisfy the most discerning consumer. Francesca’s talent for combining luxurious fabrics and delicate embroidery on prêt-a-porter silhouettes give the collection a unique feel of being traditional with a modern edge.
Arvydas Videika’s creations have an exclusive fashion style – tucked like a leather silhouette, highlighting and infinitely perfect female figure. In order to accentuate femininity they use hand-made embroidery, complex applications, French lace, decoy technique – all this in order to highlight the femme fatale image.
The Tara Keely collection combines glamour with an unmistakable twist of modern sophistication. The gowns features lush silk fabrics paired with the richness of color. Tara Keely offers the bride options of eye catching sparkle from the most delicate brooch, plush satin ribbon accent, to the refined grace of pleated lace, and flowing organza overlays.
Emma Victoria Payne are showcasing three collections: Ana Cristache, La Sposa and their own signature high end collection as well as a wonderful range of bridal accessories. They also provide a bespoke service so any unique custom made design can be created (they produce a series of technical sketches at client meetings).
Continuing with the origination aesthetic, the Blush gowns have a soft essence, creating an illusion of quiet glamour more in touch with nature. “These gowns address a rather soft and polished intuition using contemporary adornments and subtle notions towards the fashion forward.”
With three collections for brides (Radiosa, Celeste, Pierre Cardin), two for grooms (Rocky Moles and Radiosa Uomo) and one for guests (Pierre Cardin Ceremony) Radiosa has managed to conquer little by little a notorious and prestigious clientele, that has given them an international status.
The Hayley Paige label is an opportunity to accentuate the sweeter and edgier arrays of femininity. Speaking of the first collection, “I wanted to debut with a fun and fresh look that could also be distinguished with just the right amount of refinement and keenness.”
Every Organse gown is designed and handmade by a dedicated team with an exceptional high standard to quality and detail. it features meticulously constructed designs ranging from understated chic to the ornate. It is distinctly modern but marked by rich color, lush fabrics, flawless construction and playful patterns.
Alvina Valenta gowns are known for their timeless elegance, sophistication and most especially their attention to detail. All of the dresses are finished by hand, as well as the beading and their signature hand rolled roses. Every hem is finished with lace right down to the petticoat hem!
Emé means the stylistical synthesis for our so called second line; all our creative and sartorial know-how for a young line that is inspired by the Atelier Aimée whose continuation it means. The style and the elegance of the Atelier Aimée for a gown just as beautiful and a little bit more simple.
1. SS12 is a celebration of color, and Yves Saint Laurent’s suede ‘Tribute’ sandals are a sophisticated way to walk the trend.
2. Crafted with a wooden heel, Yves Saint Laurent’s leather sandals are a ’70s-inspired take on the label’s iconic ‘Tribute’ style.
3. Inject A-list glamour into your evening wardrobe with Giuseppe Zanotti’s statement-making metallic sandals. We don’t know what we love more: the pale-gold leather, the sensationally sculpted wedge heel or the chunky platform.