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The 15 Most Influential Bridal Designers in Fashion Today

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Sep 22, 2014 11:21:00 AM

Wedding Dresses and Bridal Gowns, who are the trendsettering fashion designers influencing brides today!

You have dreamed about your wedding all your life.  You want this once in a lifetime event to be as perfect as possible.  Begin this dream by starting with the perfect wedding dress.  We have researched the 15 Most Influential Bridal Designers to help you decide on that once in a lifetime dream wedding dress

vera_wang_wedding_dresses bridal gowns top fashion designers in bridal design1. Vera Wang: 

Vera Wang is an ex-ice skater turned fashion designer.  If you are looking for a traditional wedding gown, Wang may not be the designer for you.  However, if you are looking for something that is unconventional, unexpected, and dramatic you will be pleased by her gowns.  Wang pays special attention to create a feminine feel to her gowns.

2. Oscar de la Renta: 

Oscar de la Renta is an American fashion designer.  De la Renta's gowns are for the type of woman who embraces her femininity.  His gowns can be anything from glamorous and sophisticated to whimsy and playful.

3. Manique Lhuillier:

Lhuillier started her career in fashion because she was unable to find a wedding dress that was perfect for herself. Lhuillier's gowns are for the sophisticated woman whom wants to be glamorous and alluring on her wedding day.

4. Sarah Burton:

Burton is a London designer.  She was the designer who created the  amazing wedding dress of Kate Middleton.  Her style is one of sophistication while being creatively decorative.  She enjoys taking the simplest fabrics and turning them into stunning masterpieces.

5. Lan Yu:

Yu is one of Asia's top fashion designers.  Her gowns have a west meets east feel to them.  The gowns are adorned with exquisite  Chinese's embroidery. However the fabrics and the structures of the gowns, are western influences.

6. Paloma Blanca: 

Paloma Blanca is family owned and operated and prides themselves in being 100% Canadian made.   They have a reputation of creating dresses that are more on the traditional side that are simple but elegant.  Attention to quality and detailing is very important to them.   Their gowns tend to be sleek and flattering.

7. Carolina Herrera:

Herrera was introduced to the world of fashion be her grandmother.  When it comes to wedding gowns, Herrera believes that less is best.  Her traditional style gowns create a timeless look by combining the classic silhouette with feminine style and detailing.   There is no one big element to her gowns.  Instead the gown is one part of a very beautiful picture.

8. Jenny Packham:

Packham is one of the most famous fashion brands in England.   She is known for her beautiful beaded dresses.   Her dresses are romantic, feminine, graceful, and elegant while being contemporary and stylish.  They flow over the body instead of being fitted and tight.

9. Angel Sanchez:

Sanchez is a Venezuelan designer who thought he was going to be an architect.  However, thanks to his mother's influence he ended up in fashion instead.  That does not mean he abandoned his architectural roots.  Instead he applies them to his dress making.  He uses the female shape as his base and builds the dress to fit the form.  Resulting in beautiful, soft, feminine gowns.

10. Ines Di Santa:

This mother daughter team from Canada likes for their gowns to make a big bold statement.  They love the use of details from feathers to lace to crystals to anything else they can think of.   Their gowns usually feature a form fitting bodice with a large skirt.  If you want to make a dramatic entrance on your big day, consider one of their gowns.

11.0 Alberta Ferretti:

Ferretti is an Italian dressmaker who has a flair of being able to combine drama with romanticism.  Her gowns are soft but make a statement.   They are trendy but with a hint of time gone past.  She tends to use lace and silk as her fabrics of choice.

12. Badgley Mischka:

Badgley Mischka is an American fashion brand that consists of two famous designers in their own right.  They are James Mischka and Mark Badgley.   They get their inspiration from the glamorous women of the 1940s.   Their gowns are simple and sophisticated.  Each gown, however, has one unique element of interest whether it is in the detail or in the silhouette itself.

13. Reem Acra: 

Acra is a Lebanese born fashion designer.  She has a knack to be able to match a woman's personality with the dress that would be perfect for her.  She has a global sense of fashion and has a great sense of what looks and feels good on a women.  She only uses the best silk for her gowns and completes them with intricate beading and embroidery.

14. Naeem Khan:

Khan is an Asian designer who is relatively new to the wedding scene.  However, do not let that stop you.  His gowns are globally inspired.  The characteristics of his gowns are each influenced from the cities that inspired them.  The gowns all adorn hand embroidery work which is known as Khan's trademark.  They are elegant, sophisticated, and lovely.

15. Alice Temperley:

Temperley is a British fashion designer who makes her home in London.  She in known for taste in beautiful fabrics and her attention to the finest details.  Her trademark is the detailed floral embellishments that are on her gowns.   

Choosing the perfect wedding dress is no easy feat.  Taking the time to look at the gown by the top designers will give the bride some ideas on what gown would be perfect for her.  Please feel free to contact us to discuss gowns or any other matter regarding your wedding.

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