SPONSORED: A compilation of some of the top brands attending the luxury bridal trade show, White Gallery, this year
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Elena Ferrara is an exciting new British bridalwear designer, whose debut collections launched only last year, and is fast becoming one to watch. Elena is thrilled to be part of the New Talents area of White Gallery where she will be showcasing her brand new Spring 2019 collection, which has been skillfully designed and created within her brand new atelier in the heart of York. Elena is proudly flying the flag for the cool British bridal industry.
With her love of clean, simple lines, Elena designs her dresses for the sophisticated modern bride. Her collections use timeless classic tailoring with a contemporary twist to create stylish silhouettes with delicately intricate details. Whilst still being fun and playful.
Elena loves to combine soft silks and delicate laces with new textures, using her skills to enrich the finest fabrics with hand beading and embroidery. As a perfectionist, with an eye for details, she delivers high quality and great craftsmanship.
The ethos behind the brand is to keep things simple and classic, whilst remaining pretty, feminine, and elegant. “I wanted to create beautiful iconic dresses which hold the test of time whilst still being fun and dynamic and contemporary”, says Elena, the designer behind the label.
Make sure you register to White Gallery here to ensure you see Elena Ferrara’s stunning work.
Since launching at White Gallery in 2010 with a playful collection of long to short bridal gowns, British bridal brand, Hazaar of London, has evolved into something fresh and modern. The gorgeous brand maintained their playful edge and while continuing their beloved vintage style.
The design duo behind the label, Isoline and Rachel, will bring their latest collection to White Gallery this month; you can find them on stand 705. The collection sees their love of textures and detail paired with touches of sparkle, layered over soft satin and weightless tulle to catch light to create clean lines and elegant silhouettes.
Originally costume designers, the pair pay close attention to every detail of their designs to create beautifully made, wearable and effortlessly stylish bridal gowns for the fashion conscious bride-to-be.
Hazaar of London have also recently re-launched their website with a fresh and clean look, more in line with the brand’s ethos. Head to their website to see the collections ahead of the show.
To ensure you see this fun and playful brand at White Gallery, register here.
KAREN WILLIS HOLMES is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 WILD HEARTS Collection offering the modern bride a relaxed, figure flattering, on trend wedding dress.
The WILD HEARTS Collection is a labour of love for Creative Designer, Karen Willis Holmes.
With a desire to continue her distinctive stylish and sophisticated design aesthetic, the WILD HEARTS Collection showcases dresses which capture a romantic and ethereal feel for brides. Flattering silhouettes in soft laces, gives brides a look which is both tailored and yet relaxed.
Karen was inspired by the overwhelming success of the KWH by KAREN WILLIS HOLMES collection of embellished dresses. These dresses are figure flattering and allow for flexibility in sizing. “The ease of wear of these dresses is perfect for the modern bride. I wanted to achieve this same fit using striking stretch laces to allow brides a romantic look with the same beautiful fit,” said Karen.
Karen Willis Holmes is a renowned Australia designer, creating beautiful wedding dresses since 2000. The KAREN WILLIS HOLMES atelier & workroom are based in Sydney, with boutiques in Australia, located in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney & Perth, as well as a flagship boutique in New York. The brand is also carried in national stockists across Australian and international stockists in Hong Kong, Ireland, Denmark, New Zealand, Poland, the UK, Canada and the USA. KAREN WILLIS HOLMES gowns come in sizes AUS/UK 4 – 16 and are priced at £2,000 - £2,600.
The WILD HEARTS Collection will debut in the UK at the White Gallery this month. Make sure you register here to ensure your entrance to the show.
Inspired by the Greek Goddess of Light, the THEIA collection was created to bring out women’s inner light and beauty. THEIA possessed the magical power to create light, and as the mother of the sun, the moon, and the dawn, her children illuminate the world in which we live today.
The bridal collection embodies the spirit of THEIA in all aspects; luminous, radiant and ethereal designs that combine sophisticated and elegant styling using fluid silks, soft Spanish tulles, luxurious crepes, and of course THEIA’s signature exquisite beading and embroideries. Each piece is meticulously stitched together to create heirloom gowns that fit beautifully and flow around the body. The THEIA Collection caters to a nontraditional bride looking for an exquisite gown as individual and unique as she is.
More and more brides are breaking tradition and opting for the sexier look on their big day. THEIA embrace this trend in a sophisticated and elegant way, as they offer unlined beaded gowns, along with separate slip linings, available in four colours. THEIA’s gowns boast hand embroidered bodies on delicate tulle. Only crystals and micro glass beads offer coverage in crucial areas, allowing brides to reveal a lot of skin. Plunged necklines and striped backs offer tasteful and sophisticated brides with a sexy edge.
Register here to ensure you see THEIA at White Gallery (25th-27th March).
Italian born brand Valentini Spose started in Putignano, in Puglia, and is now distributed internationally. The well-established brand is over 50 years old and represents a family heritage and love for beauty. The brand entrusts experts to create and customise dreamy wedding dresses from precious fabrics.
New lines feature lace, organza, tulle and mesh. These delicate and high quality materials are then embellished with crystals, enriching the Valentini bride with an almost magical allure.
Valentini embodies femininity. Elegance and womanly shapes are a cornerstone of the brand identity.
Valentini ensures that all bases are covered, as sensual brides who favour mermaid silhouettes love his designs. Meanwhile, cosmopolital women who prefer tulle are also catered for by the brand.
Make sure you see Valentini’s brand at the luxury bridal trade show White Gallery, between 25th and 27th March. Register here to ensure your entrance.
Aspen True is a luxury bridal cashmere and jewellery brand from Colorado, USA. Devoted to the creation of unique and beautiful collections, they design 100% cashmere wraps, capes, boleros and ponchos trimmed with genuine fox fur, ostrich feathers and Tibetan sheep fur.
Designed in Colorado, their cashmere designs are versatile, offering brides a beautiful, luxurious accessory that they can wear again and again, long after her special day.
Each cashmere wrap is packaged in an Aspen True-branded organza bag, reinforcing the unique and special nature of the purchase.
This luxurious brand also design fine bridal jewellery with diamonds and pearls in their Colorado studio. The result is an elegant, unique look for the discerning bride, while offering retail stores an efficient and effective way to cross-sell across multiple categories.
Aspen True will be attending the luxury bridal trade show, White Gallery, in two weeks' time. Make sure you register to the show here to see their beautiful selection of wraps and bridal jewellery.