Want to get to know the masterminds behind the beautiful collections we will be viewing this weekend? Take a second to read their bio’s below. Want even more bridal inspo? Take a look at their to-die-for Instagram feeds and follow along as they update them all weekend long.
In 1999, New York-based Romona Keveža started building her company with her signature bridal collection. Master-crafted in North America, The Romona Keveza Label has become one of the industry’s most respected luxury brands.
Gracy Accad is a fashion alchemist who blends simplicity, chicness, and modern romance. Her collections bring to mind the elegance of haute couture with a downtown edge, using only the finest fabrications and sewing techniques. In four short years, this native New Yorker built a following among millennial women who come to her New York City atelier for handmade designs with a modern sensibility.
Morilee’s luscious wedding dresses have turned heads and dropped jaws at millions of weddings throughout the world. To the lucky brides who get to wear these gorgeous works of art, Madeline Gardner is much more than a magician. She’s a fairy godmother making dreams come true.
Monique Lhuillier designs capture the essence of sophisticated luxury by provoking femininity, allure, and glamour that have made her renowned in the world of design. Monique’s innate sense of style is prevalent throughout her ready-to-wear, accessories, and bridal collections.
Reem Acra is a renowned international designer known for her breathtaking collections in Ready to Wear and Bridal. She combines tradition with a modern aesthetic and leads the way by continuously redefining the boundaries of fashion.
Mira Zwillinger is an international luxury evening and bridal wear fashion house based in Tel Aviv. Established in 1991, the brand is now led by Mira and Lihi Zwillinger, the mother-daughter designers behind this couture atelier.
Francesca Miranda is a renowned Latin American designer based in Barranquilla, Colombia. Drawing on the best of authentic craftsmanship and the diverse indigenous aesthetic around her, Francesca designs with a captivating sense of style and inimitable creativity.
The sole designer of the fashion house is Berta Balilti. Berta founded her namesake brand in 2004. Berta has an avant-garde design style, one that always tests the barriers and boundaries of the modern world of fashion design. Her style of design is famous for its bold, sexy, and modern fit that incorporates vintage materials and retro styles. Aside from designing all the collections at the fashion house, Berta oversees the entire production process in her studio still to this day, when she has over 150 retailers all around the world.
Justin Alexander debuted on the bridal fashion scene as T&G Bridal in Brooklyn, New York in 1946, a time when women were renouncing the idea of clothing as a mere necessity and embracing fashion as a way to express femininity, confidence, and beauty. Since its humble roots, Justin Alexander has become a contemporary designer and manufacturer of mid-to-high-end bridal gowns and accessories. Each design is distinctly recognized for its vintage inspiration paired with progressive details. Recognizing that a bride’s taste in fashion is as complex as the woman herself, the company has diversified itself to include the marquee collection Justin Alexander, in addition to the noteworthy designs of Justin Alexander Signature, Lillian West, Sincerity Bridal, and Sweetheart Gowns.
With Petal Softness, Crisp, and creamy shades of bleached white and ivory, and sweeping silhouettes, RIVINI ushers in a refreshing new era of simple luxury. Cut from lush silk satins, crepes, chiffons, and organzas, the Rivini collection flows with a purity of line. Fluid silhouettes and meticulous attention to detail have long been Rivini Designer Rita Vinieris’s understanding signature.
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