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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.12: Amato Couture

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Amato textures its own fabrics, fashioning lavish materials, detained with rare embellishment techniques. Using signature cuts, Amato has a visual directory that goes from romantic Shakespearean tales of a different era to the sensual styling of Mata Hari meeting modern Hoochi Mama – their creative team seeks to push style’s envelope. “We want to create a visual and sensory experience for our clientele,” Rashid and Furne explain. Reflecting this aspect of the label, it consistently pushes parameters, evolving from being a Dubai label into a global one. To find our more about Amato Couture we did our Q&A with them.

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1. What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016?

I love how wedding dresses have evolved through the years and now they become more relaxed and casual.and relaxed bridal gowns. As much as I would love to shower a wedding gown with floral appliques and lace, I also find myself in love with this generation’s penchant for simple and relaxed bridal dresses. No corsets, no layers of tulle or any of that fuss. It’s the sheer beauty, romance and purity of it all that I find fascinating.

2. What is your favorite piece from you collection that you advice my readers to try?

My collections aren’t for the faint hearted woman, but one who is comfortable in her skin; her ensembles are but a foil to reflect her inner persona. Amato’s signature collections are seen as timeless modern classics that are collector’s items.

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3. Do you advice brides to use colors for their wedding gown?

I think every bride is different. I personally prefer the wedding gowns in shades of white. They’re classic and timeless – but I also admire those who dare to challenge the norm. As you might have seen in my collections, I tend to create dramatic, opulent, whimsical and out-of-this world designs that catches people’s attention at first glance. At the end of the day, what matters most is that the bride is happy and confident in the most important day of her life!

 

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.11: Kisui Berlin

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Kisui’s designer, Kerstin Karges, draws her drafts from the inspirations. With these, the appropriate materials are chosen, cuttings created and prototypes sewn. During the whole design process the blueprints are constantly altered and improved, until a dream dress has been made. We wanted to see Kisui’s approach to our Q&A so today we bring you top bridal tricks straight from Germany.

 

1. What is your favourite bridal trend for 2016?

We definitely see a trend in two-pieces-wedding gowns. A combination between a pullover or a top combined with a skirt. Modern brides are looking for a relaxed and fun wedding day and these combinations meet this in perfection. Because these combinations are very comfortable to wear and have a distinct elegance.

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2. What is your favourite piece from your collection that you advice my readers to try?

To stay in the trend mentioned. My favourite pieces are the edisa skirt worn with the nuria top. It is always worth to try something beside the mainstream to gain the biggest wow- effect and to have a gown that represent you as an individual person.

3. Do you advice brides to use colours for there wedding gown?

I do like the gowns to be more or less white/ivory but I do very much like colourful details like a big necklace or earrings, belts or shoes. But please do not use the exact same colour for your various coloured accessories because this is than going to look boring.

Buy Kisui @ Heart Aflutter Bridal Boutique  Studio 104, Netil House 1A Westgate Street  London E8 3RL  E-mail: info@heartaflutterbridal.co.uk

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.10: Siri

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After five years of managing a production division for Esprit de Corp, Beverley Siri pursued her long-time goal of living in Italy and taking part in Milan’s fashion center as well as a desire to better know her cousins in northern Italy. She became acquainted with the Italian fashion industry while working for two manufacturing companies and ultimately working with a premiere fabric designer, Luisa Cevese, who specialized in very modern hand-woven fabrics.

These special fabrics along with her own sense of color and texture inspired Beverley to move back to her native San Francisco to start her own apparel company. We talked to Beverley Siri, Siri’s designer, and she was kind enough to share with you the answers to our Q&A.

 

1. What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016?

My favorite Bridal trend for 2016 is soft with subtle embellishment such as embroidery. It can instantly change the personality of the dress without being over the top.

2. What is your favorite piece from you collection that you advice my readers to try?

The Grotto Gown is a beautiful, whimsical piece that has an amazing train that feels as if you’re gliding on a bed of flower petals.
3. Do you advise brides to use colors for their wedding gown?

I prefer all Off-white; nothing like a traditional look to last a lifetime.

Siri gowns can be found in theri boutique in San Francisco, however, you can also find their dresses and gowns in boutiques and premier bridal salons all over the US and Canada.

Siri Boutique: 434 N Canal St., #15  South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: 650 872 1100  Email: info@siriinc.com

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Top retailers are listed below:

  • Siri Boutique – San Francisco, CA
  • Something Bleu – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Carrie Karibo – Cincinnati, OH
  • Soliloquy – Herndon, VA
  • Miss Ruby – Milwaukee, WI
  • Dina Alonzi – Toronto, Canada

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.9: Anny Lin

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Anny Lin is the go to girl for all discerning brides to be, she has built an industry following through her stylistic talent and directional design. We caught up with her to find out about the lady behind the style, get the inside scoop on how to find THE dress and see what she answers to our Q&A.

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1. What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016
Our favorite bridal trend for 2016 is Felicia 16108.  It is a blush ball gown withe colored bead work on handmade embroidery over silk organza from sweetheart neckline down to top of the skirt, shiny beading trace each seam and fitted corset shape show an unforgettable silhouette.
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2. What is your favorite piece from you collection that you advice my readers to try
Kalika 16109 is the favorite one which we recommend to try on. We have this one in luxury version (French Lace) and affordable version (delicate lace).  The whole gown is decorated by delicate French lace, pleats and fuchsia handmade flowers floating on the stain sheath gown.
3. Do you advice brides to use colors for their wedding gown?
Yes, we would like to advice the brides to try colored dresses.  We promote Blush / Progressive color from Ivory to blush in our 2016 collection. They look great.
 
Find the collection at stockists in USA
  • New York/ KleinFeld Bridal 110 West 20th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues New York 10011 646 633 4300
  • Isabelle’s Bridal & Eveningwear 14 Division street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876 908 864 4000
  • Forever Together 11 Northern Blvd, Great Neck NY 11021 516 773 0142
  • Sealed With A Kiss 201 Towne Center West Blvd. #713, Richmond  VA 23233 804 393 2041
  • Meg Guess Couture Bridal & Boutique 7941 North May Avenue, Oklahoma City OK 73120 405 418 8898

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.8: Sassi Holford

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Today we share a q&A of one the industries top designers, Sassi Holford as she previews her Spring 2016 collection. In addition to an exclusive designer interview with Sassi, we brings you a close look at the new gowns featured in her new collection. Don’t forget to check her full collection at sassiholford.com

1. What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016

For 2016 I am loving perfectly plain dresses, they provide beautiful silhouettes that fit and flatter the figure.

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2. What is your favorite piece from your collection that you advice my readers to try?
My Oonagh gown is a soft fishtail gown made from a stunning satin crepe – it’s perfect as a plain gown but is also easily accessorised should you want to add some personality to it!

2. Do you advice brides to use colors for their wedding gown?

A cheeky splash of colour in a statement shoe is always a fab way to add a bit of colour to your wedding day look!

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.6: Saiid Kobeisy

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We travel east for today’s Q&A and learn more about Saiid Kobeisy,  a visionary artist, a dreamer and a passionate person. Foreign cultures and civilizations in addition to his Lebanese culture played a very important role for having a constant inspiration. Becoming who he is , owning his own brand was like a childhood dream. His passion toward fashion was the reason behind him not giving up. His brand describes him, and his character is translated through every single detail and effort he put into his work.

What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016?

Simple and Sensual are words that mostly describe the 2016 bridal trend. In my latest collection, I have escaped the conventional wedding gown and revitalized new and daring styles that both

classic and modern brides would love. Floral Lace applique, overskirts, and illusion bodices define my favorite trend for the 2016 bride.

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What is your favorite piece from you collection that you advice my readers to try?

Every gown from my collection is a distinctive piece with a unique identity and when it comes to choosing the perfect dress, every woman has her own vision and style. My advice to my readers

is to try different styles and silhouettes and choose the one that suits their body type the most.

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Do you advice brides to use colors for their wedding gown?

White, ivory, and beige are the most elegant colors for bridal gowns, but if a bride wants a little twist, she might go for light pink for a change though it’s preferable to stick to the traditional

colors.

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Showrooms: Downtown-Lebanon / Los Angeles- 1418 Santee Street –CA90015 / Michigan- 2939 E.Big Beaver Rd. Troy-Mi 48083 / Dubai Mall-Dubai-UAE / Zahra Complex- Kuwait

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TheFashionBrides Q&A ep.5 : Lyn Ashworth

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Bridal gowns aren’t simple dresses they are made of dreams and wishes that a future bride has, in their tulle and laces these gowns embody all that is good and elegant. And that’s why people like Sarah Barrett, head designer and creative director at made in England couture house, Lyn Ashworth, exist – to make all our dreams come true. In our today’s Q&A we head to England to find out what Lyn Ashworth has in store for us in 2016.

1. What is your favorite bridal trend for 2016
Our 2016 collection featured a lot of lace. It is a trend that is here to stay! We have incorporated it both on bodices and skirts. One style, ‘Arabella’ features a t-shirt sleeved bodice, made from beaded French lace and it is proving to be very popular, as brides want to mix a modern shape with a classic fabric and design.

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2. What is your favorite piece from you collection that you advice my readers to try?
My absolute favourite dress from the 2016 collection is Bryony. It is made from the most beautiful French lace. This porcelain ivory beauty just drapes effortlessly and with a matching full length silk lace veil we have the perfect combination

3. Do you advice brides to use colors for their wedding gown?
At Lyn Ashworth we feel that a bride should get married in whatever colour she wants! Many of our dresses come in a range of colours, this seasons colours being tones of nude, blush and sea pearl along side the always popular ivory. We also offer a very popular bespoke service from our studio and recently made a stunning gown for a bride in pink and gold.

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