This week we are reporting back from 2015’s London Bridal Fashion Week where we saw the latest bridal collections from the designers wedding gowns that will be revealed for 2016.
We bring you a few of our favourite looks from the new collections that were showcased at Old Billingsgate – the iconic London venue on the north bank of the Thames, overlooking the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the Shard.
Now in its sixth season, the Charlie Brear Bridal collection offers a modern alternative for the style-aware bride. With a fashion-led aesthetic, the range of beautifully cut satin chiffon and lace gowns can be worn alone or styled using the Charlie Brear Additions Collection – stand out pieces include the Isere fringed skirt and Corio jacket in soft leather.
Soft laces, tulles and colour are expertly combined to create dreamy dresses with relaxed vibe to offer a Boho feel. Attention to detail and Terry’s love of using original lace and beadwork means each and every dress is a treasured piece of art: something only achievable with hands-on manufacturing. All Terry Fox dresses are created by Terry and her expert team in her UK studio and workshop. “We love what we do,” says Terry. “That’s the truth. Each and every single dress we individually create is for a real person. It is never just an order, it’s about making a dream a reality and we must never forget that
Yolan Cris is a fashion-house based in Barcelona specialized in couture bridal gowns and red carpet dresses. Their handmade designs with an unique and original style that defines each collection made this label a trend fashion reference all over the world.
High end designer bridal brand with a conscience, the epitome of Sanyukta Shrestha collection is luxurious organic fair-traded fabrics fused with flattering shape, elegance and individuality. Sanyukta Shrestha has been honoured with several national and international awards for her graceful creations combined with innovative approach of empowering women in developing countries and inspiring the bridal world into a global change. One of designer’s unique bridal creations is now preserved along with the world’s most famous designers in The Fashion Museum, Bath. Sanyukta Shrestha is well positioned in some exclusive bridal boutiques in UK and Ireland.
As a bridal wear designer Özlem Süer spirit is neo-romantic, avant-garde and feminine. The laces that create the romance are the key feature of her collections. Her colour palette is wide and she selects mainly the tones than colours. In this collection Özlem Süer has concentrated on the 3 dimensional accessories and the perspective. The main inspiration behind the collection is the spring’s blossoming trees and enthusiasm of the future days. Özlem Süer signature pieces are most likely the empire styles emphasizing the body’s feminine curves. The elegance of the strongly and decisively build tops are giving the bride the confidence and comfort. The mermaid style also present in the collection is caring the body shape and the 3 dimensional handmade flowers are embellishing the lace surface.
Award winning British bridal designer Ritva Westenius has been at the forefront of bridal couture for over 39 years. Her daughter, designer Chenca Williams, has taken up her mother’s legacy and added her own creative vision. Her designs are passionate, glamorous and inspired by movement and her 25 years as Principal Dancer in the Royal Ballet. The common thread running through Ritva Westenius’ collections is elegance and simplicity of style with an emphasis on perfect fit, structure and proportion.