Top 10 wedding dresses designers. See how they transform their ideas into reality.
1. Jenny Packham
British designer bridal gown, Jenny Packham said her inspiration for the 2012 Fall Collection is the serenity of glamorous night butterflies, ballet silhouettes and sculpted corsetry. Most of the looks in the collection is characterized by the French lace, cascading chiffons and shiny satin. But the designer says the gown shown here called Aspen, is distinguished from the rest of the season: “Aspen dress is my favorite, it combines the sculptural beauty of the silhouette of the 1930s with the delicacy of ivory French lace dipped dew sparkling like crystals.”
If Edgar Degas and Edgar Allan Poe had already been set to design a line wedding (imagine that!) Dresses would probably ressemblées the latest trends Pronovias. For fall 2012, the label debuted in fashioning dresses inspired by Parisian glamor and spirit of classical ballet in the vein of Black Swan. References to world art include fluffy feathers and tutus cut from soft and unreinforced tulle. The beaded neckline on the dress described above, for example, evokes cosmopolitan sophistication while the chiffon keeps the design feeling fluid.
Evoke “Scene Galante,” by Giovanni Boldini – a fashionable portraitist in the late 19th century Paris, Rita Vinieris designs her last Rivini collection with diaphanous silks and laces draped to create motion, pleating, feather accents and the textured overlay. This wedding dress mates a structured bodice draped with silk bands, organza and tulle pleated slightly horsehair. The waist is accented by a grosgrain elderberry attached as a node and ends with pin black diamond crystals. Oops, what effect!
4. Maggie Sottero
For her new collection, Maggie Sottero returned to traditional ideas of femininity – the art of corset contrasted with avant-garde elements, like feathers, raw-edge fabrics and abundant layering.
5. Kenneth Pool
Never one for drama and opulence, the bride of Kenneth Pool this season will be threaded layers of tulle, taffeta and organza with touches of texture and accents of ostrich feathers. This dress needs 130 yards of tulle to create it, and before it is completed, the designer Amsale Aberra added six more inches of hair to the skirt to create extra movement.
The muse for this collection – a hopelessly romantic wife with a young and refreshing look. Creative director, Amsale Aberra gently designs dresses ultra-feminine bride by featuring lots of lace and pearls draped. The dress shown here incorporates handmade flowers and petals with accents of Swarvoski crystals.
7. Nicole Miller
The wedding dress Nicole Miller designed embroidered tulle with ribbons of crinkled georgette – evokes an aesthetic modernity, figure- flattering, the designer made his signature. Other dresses in the new collection are cut shimmering stretch metal, crepe de chine, tulle, organza and vulnerability throughout the rest of the collection of Miller, quite luxurious!
At 2012, it is the 25th anniversary of the brand, and to this end, the team presented a collection inspired by the cornerstones of the Watters design philosophy: unique details, beautiful fabrics and timeless silhouettes. The dress shown here, called Elizabeth, uses strategically placed lace, embroidered along the bodice and skirt to contour the body and create the illusion of a smaller size. The rest of the collection includes chiffon and unusual combinations of fabrics like tulle and organza washed. Other details in the collection include water chestnuts and old lace patterns interpreted very complex.
9. Vera Wang
Everyone must be surprised by Vera Wang red wedding gowns at 2013. And she also surprised us by colorful black wedding gowns and pink wedding dresses in 2014. She is known for her wide range of haute couture bridesmaid gowns and wedding gown collections, as well as for her clientele of elite lady figure skaters, designing dresses for competitions and exhibitions.
10. Monique Lhuillier
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 bridal and ready-to-wear collections.