Designer Bridal Dress
Bride Couture Featured Designers
Couture designer bridal dress gowns are not only glamorous, but have the quality and detail that every girl dreams about for her bridal gown. The designers of the couture sample gowns we sell at Bride CoutureTM are full of experience and creativity which allows excellence in design. “Couture” is derived from the Old French word “Cousture” meaning “sewing” or “to sew together.” Today Couture means high fashion designing. From imagination to inspiration, couture designed bridal gowns are what every little girl dreams of being able to wear for the most important day of her life. What better way to show your sense of style than on your wedding day in front of all of those that you care about. Below is a list is some of the designers of the couture designer sample wedding gowns we sell along with a little information about the designer who has inspired your dream bridal dress.
Alvina Valenta is owned by Jim Hjelm Couture of JLM Couture. The bridal gowns are designed by Victoria McMillan. Joe Murphy brought over Victoria to join JLM Couture in 1997. She named the bridal gown line after her grandmother Alventa Valenta Kleshick and has been creating beautiful wedding dresses with a romantic feel ever since. FYI When viewing the bridal gown website the style number is reversed. For example: style number on the website is 4023 is really style 2340.
Amsale is designed by Amsale Aberra, of Amsale Aberra, Inc. Amsale (pronounced am- SAL- a) is a degreed woman in political science and is of Ethiopian decent. She launched her bridal gown company in 1986 after being frustrated in finding the perfect bridal gown for her own wedding. Since her ambitious beginning she has consistently created classic and fashionable wedding dresses. Bridal gowns designed by Amsale are of rich fabrics with beautiful beadwork.
Ann Barge is a veteran bridal gown designer who launched her own company in 2000. Elegant and graceful best describe her bridal gown designs. The wedding dresses are usually of simple lines with embroidery of floral designs. Brides wanting a stylish but simple look often choose Anne Barge wedding dresses.
Mark Badgley and James Mischka both graduated from the Parson School of design in 1985. They began designing for different companies before joining forces and forming Badgley Mischka in 1988. Their designs have reached stardom and are well known for their elaborate beadwork on their bridal gowns and couture wear. Their wedding dresses are always distinguishable in style and elegance.
Carolina Herrera has made a name for herself by designing couture wear since the 1980’s. She was born in Caracus, Venezuela and moved to New York in 1981 when she formed Carolina Herrera Limited. She has since dressed many stars with her elegant creations. Her wedding dresses exude her sense of timeless style.
Known for romantic and fashionable designs Christos has been designing gowns for over 35 years. His use of lace has been a hallmark to the Christos label in wedding dresses. His gowns have consistently been a favorite of couture bridal gowns.
Jim Hjelm of JLM Couture has been a staple in the bridal gown industry creating glamorous gowns for the glamorous bride. Jim Hjelm Collection is designed by Natasha Adonzio. Jim Hjelm Visions also designed by Natasha are bridal gowns with more of dressed down feel with flowing fabrics. Bridal wear by JLM Couture has been dominant in the couture arena of all bridal wear. Wedding dresses by Jim Hjelm prove over and over to be of the beat fabrics and most elegant designs.
Like Alvina Valenta, Lazaro is owned by JLM Couture. Lazaro Perez, the designer of Cuban decent, had his first collection premier in 1995. Since then he has established himself as the creator of exquisite designs which radiate elegance and true couture style. Signature gowns have luxurious silk satin fabric with brilliant beadwork.
Marisa bridal gowns are created by Tamara Kristen. She has consistently created simple silk satin gowns with classic elegance. Beadwork and simple lines have established Marisa Bridals as a master of construction in wedding dresses.
As a designer, Reem Acra’s days began as an embroidery artist in New York. She launched her own
bridal gown company in 1995 and has shot to the top in the bridal business. Her wedding dresses have been chosen by the country as favorites on the Today Show’s weddings. The luxurious silk satin and intricate beadwork has made Reem Acra bridal gowns some of the most beautiful on the market.
Her name says it alone. Vera Wang has become an icon in America for couture fashion. Her bridal gowns also speak for themselves as Vera always displays a wide range of gowns that are sure to please every woman on her wedding day. Vera Wang bridal gowns distinguish brides with a true sense of style and elegance.
Ulla Maija has been a staple in the bridal gown business with beautiful wedding dresses of heavy
silk satin in hand draped fashion with flower appliqués. Her gowns create a dramatic and romantic feel perfect for a bridal gown.
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