Beautiful handwork such as gold-leaf piping, fringe, ostrich feathers and crystal and bead embroidery, was the dominant statement. Dennis Basso put evening clothes front and center — and they had plenty of glamour on their own.
She was born with a queen’s name and queen she will be. On April 30, Maxima Zorreguieta will become the first Argentinean to become a monarch. Her husband since 2002, Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, will accede the throne of the Netherlands after his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicates to his favor. Maxima has been married to the heir to the Dutch throne for 11 years. Her freshness, true love story and spontaneity made her way into the royal family and citizens’ hearts.
Nicole Miller is a fashion designer with a modern, ageless aesthetic. Her silhouettes are artfully draped to achieve a unique body consciousness. Her signature is feminine, sexy and refined.
Elegant cuts, beautiful lace and incredible creativity – what more can a bride ask from her wedding gown? The new 2013 bridal collection signed Melissa Sweet for David’s Bridal is the epitome of elegance and timeless style. This beautiful collection is ideal for a bride that wants more than a simple party dress glam and loud, a bride that wants to feel suave, ethereal and magical.
My personal favorite is the Mikado Column gown that is the perfect example that the vintage fifties feel will do magic on your wedding day. With a Melissa Sweet gown you can’t go wrong, you will look fabulous on your wedding day and you can rest assured that you will look with delight and love at your wedding pictures for many years to come. That’s because you will always have the feel that your wedding gown belongs to modern times, these gowns are timeless!
Since their inception in 1986, MOONLIGHT has been one of the most prestigious names in bridal. MOONLIGHT has created an image that is synonymous with romance. They set out to create an experience that every bride dreams about, from the moment their gowns are put on. The gowns fulfill every bride’s fantasies from their incredible fit, to the highest quality fabrics, and hand sewn Swarovski crystal details. With each dress their goal is to give every bride a luxurious high fashion look at an affordable price.
Le Spose di Gio was established in 1975 and is run by Giovanna and Marisa De Capitani. The company has ateliers in Bologna, Bergamo, Monza and Varese and, in 2004, also launched their range in the UK. Their bridal gowns are modern yet have a light, dreamy look, incorporating soft details such as drapery alongside contemporary design. For an edgier feel there are also stunning, sophisticated skirt and trouser suits as well as short-length dresses.
As designer and owner, Demetrios is a fashion icon in the bridal gown industry. His gowns offer women the widest and most versatile styles, and are on the cutting edge of the fashion world. They have been showcased in all leading bridal magazines, including our own publication For The Bride. This leadership and expertise in bridal category marketing continues to expand.
At Baccini & Hill they pride themselves on star-quality customer service, right down to the little blue bow hand-stitched in every couture bridal gown for that ‘something blue’. Their trademark style represents a unique combination of intricate details, textured fabrics, elaborate embroidery and divine knits with clean design lines, fine silks and timeless elegance.
Add a little bit of mystery to your look with some delicate bits of sheer, stretch illusion. Sleeves, necklines and backs are shrouded in this pretty peek-a-boo fabric. We love illusion that’s layered in beading, scrolled, winding embroideries and flyaway feathers. All the wedding gowns are Pronovias.
Multi award-winning bridal designer Ian Stuart has achieved International renown for his sumptuous gowns, which combine the glamour and sophistication reminiscent of the golden era of couture with a contemporary twist.