DESIGNERS

Vera Wang has created a unique aspirational world filled with sensuality and youthful sophistication. Exquisite details, intricate draping and a nonchalant sense of style characterize the Vera Wang aesthetic.

Vera Wang, a native New Yorker, understands women who embrace fashion. As a child, she accompanied her mother as she shopped Parisian and American couture. Vera studied at Chapin, Sarah Lawrence College and The Sorbonne. By age 23, Vera was the youngest ever Vogue fashion editor and stylist where she remained for 16 years before moving to Ralph Lauren as a design director. In 1990, Vera Wang opened her flagship store on Manhattan’s famed Madison Avenue, introducing fashion to the bridal industry with revolutionary designs and refined detailing. Since then she has expanded her collections to include ready-to-wear, evening wear, intimate apparel, fur, footwear, eyewear, fragrance, china and crystal, silver and gifts, fine papers, fine jewelry and her first book, Vera Wang On Weddings.

From the cover of Vogue to the Oscars to the Olympics, the style of Vera Wang is embraced by many of the world’s most influential and fashionable women. These women continue to look to her for their most important events and public appearances. Such collaborations are a mark of Vera Wang’s couture designs, repeatedly drawing the attention and the praise of the press. The red carpet is unquestionably one of Vera Wang’s most important runways. In a little more than a decade, Vera Wang has become the authority on bridal elegance, her name synonymous with a modern sophisticated approach to classic style. Most recently, Vera Wang was honored at the 2005 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion awards, receiving one of the top honors: “Womenswear Designer of the Year.” Vera Wang resides in New York City with her husband and two daughters.

Innovation and authenticity is the trademark for Simone Carvalli collection.Bringing you its newest Haute Couture collection, Simone Carvalli emphasss sophisticated silhouette, exquisite Swarovski crystals beading design, luxurious silk fabrication and contemporary applications of classic style.Today's wedding dresses are incorporating principles of architecture and romantic design. Precision is evident in garments crafted in revolutionary needlework and sewing technologies and refined fabrications that envelop and mold the figure.

Simone Carvalli represents creativity and finest quality with beautiful executed design, which shows true value.

We dress for how we feel or for the image we want to portray at a given time. Looking beautiful and chic is important on your wedding day, but ultimately, a wedding dress should be a gateway to personal expression. Discover what innovation and authenticity mean to you. Make Simone Carvalli your dream wedding dress.

We’ve been designing wedding dresses for 30 years now, and we’re still inspired by runway trends from New York, Paris, London and Milan and attentive to changing bridal trends and style influences. A beach wedding dress was one trend in particular we noticed more women were asking for. With that in mind, Vatana Watters and the Watters design team created a new collection of wedding dresses. The result – Willowby. One part Napa Valley chic, one part laid-back elegance, one part Boho, sultry charm. A beautiful mix.

The Watters bridal dresses also continued to evolve in sophisticated ways. Our beaded, embroi­de­red corsets, voluminous ball gown skirts, flattering silhouettes, colored wedding dresses, and lace wedding dresses live up to every girl’s wedding dreams. And, we might add, very affordably priced considering the high level of design detail.

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Since 1937, Paloma Blanca has been producing exceptional bridal gowns from its own manufacturing facilities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Paloma Blanca has a reputation for designing and producing high quality fabrications with impecable attention to detail, styling ,fit and "on time" service.

March 1,2004 saw the launch of Paloma Blanca's new bridal collection, Mikaella Bridal, designed to provide the bridal industry with a high quality product at an attractive price point, while keeping production in Canada. Following in the same standards that has earned Paloma Blanca it's reputation, Mikaella Bridal, provides the 21st century bride with classic styling coupled with a modern flair starting at $1700 (US)

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Ulla-Maija was founded over a decade ago. The brand has been built as a couture bridal house. The hallmark of the house is luxury in all aspects of manufacture and design. Today, Ulla-Maija may be the only couture bridal business remaining in the United States. Certainly there remain
designers and dressmakers that offer individual client service, but as an international business, Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija may now stand alone.

Couture make and approach to servicing the client is at Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija’s foundation. It simply can not, nor could it choose to, do anything else. Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija will always make to the measurements of its clients and marry its design sensibility to them. As with many businesses, an individual whose given name was Ulla-Maija founded this couture bridal business. For the second half of the company’s history, she has not been active in the business. The business is the expression and effort of many individuals wholeheartedly committed to the founding premise of couture luxury. For the majority of Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija Couture’s business life it has been, and remains, under the direction of Charles W. Bunstine II. Mr. Bunstine develops the Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija collections with Jenni Preziotti and Allison Fletcher.

Mr. Bunstine has spent his lifetime directing, developing and contributing to some of the fashion industry’s most notable companies. Ms. Fletcher and Ms. Preziotti are graduates of the Savannah College of Art and Design where they earned their Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. They joined the company as interns in design. While working under Mr. Bunstine’s direction, they solidified their educational experience and demonstrated their creative skills as designers.

Anna Maier and her husband were master tailors. Anna came to the United States in 1871. Her roots are found in the Alsace and Lorraine provinces of eastern France. Her creative spirit has endured more than a century and is now expressed in the collections of Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija Couture. Anna is at the root of Mr. Bunstine’s apparel and design lineage, she was his great grandmother.

The mood and beauty of the collection is captured by the camera lense of Dan Lecca. Mr. Lecca is the preeminent runway photographer in the world. Mr. Lecca finds instants and moments that, on the runway best express the intention of the designs. Presentation of Anna Maier ~ Ulla-Maija Couture on the Internet is directed by George Eid. Mr. Eid is Principal Creative Director at Area 17 Media and has more than a decade of experience in interactive media. With a background in luxury goods, fashion, brand identity, and film, his expertise is in extending brand, lifestyle, and entertainment to an interactive environment.

Mr. Eid is also a New York based filmmaker for Wildfist Motion Pictures.

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Rosa Clará entered the bridal sector almost 20 years ago, opening the firm's first wedding gown shop in Barcelona. It offered innovative designs created from the highest quality fabrics to a growing market niche that didn't identify with the products on sale at the time.

This new take on bridalwear revolutionised the sector and our own and franchised Rosa Clará shops soon sprang up throughout the rest of Spain and then the rest of the world.
The company reinforced its position and influence on the sector when, among other initiatives,it partnered with haut couture designers of the stature of Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld and Zuhair Murad, signing exclusive contracts to make and sell their bridalwear collections worldwide.

This decision, along with Rosa Clará's powerful brand image — reinforced by its role in opening Barcelona Bridal Week, one of the world's most prestigious bridalwear shows — and growing celebrity demand for its wedding gowns, boosted the group's brands and market position worldwide and paved the way for sales on all five continents through our own shops, franchises and multi-brand outlets.

Once well established in the bridalwear sector, Rosa Clará's next challenge was to provide brides and their guests with even more service. In response, in 2007 we created the Rosa Clará Cocktail cocktail dress collection which, along with our existing accessories ranges, met that demand.

Today, Rosa Clará has three centres in Spain — the group's new corporate head office on Calle Quatre Camins in Barcelona, the former head office and current logistics and production centre in Hospitalet de Llobregat, and the 5,000-m2 multi-purpose facility in Sant Just Desvern that acts as both product development and innovation centre and showroom for the new collections unveiled to representatives of the over 3,500 outlets in 86 countries who visit us each year.

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Inspired by the musings of feminine sophistication, elegance and sensuality, the Victor Harper Collection weaves together glamour, refinement and drama in perfect silhouettes to mold and flatter the body. The collection offers bridal gowns in an assortment of exclusive fabrics that include Silk Satins, Mikado and Organza. Each style is embellished with beading and embroidery patterns that are hand drawn by the designer and crafted in an array of Austrian crystals, pearls and trims unique to the Victor Harper Collection. The styles are available in domestic and international bridal salons renowned for their superior service and polished reputation. The Victor Harper Collection offers the perfect gown for the bride who possesses a distinguished taste for beauty, glamour and quality.

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Each piece is completely made by hand, on a short order basis of 6 to 8 weeks. The elegant and sophisticated designs, combined with quality materials are used to create a highly individual look, aimed at the discerning customer looking for something special.

Our elegant lace collection is carefully lined with a contouring fabric that enhances the silhouette. Each garment is handmade to order, guaranteeing a superior quality and fit and is available from retailers all year round.

The beautiful lace outfits are much sought after by bridal shop customers looking for something exclusive and different.