White Gallery Catwalk Review – Day One

The leading international designer bridal trade-show, White Gallery London, got off to an impressive start today with four stunning designer catwalk shows from some of the industry’s most prestigious names.

Opening the White Gallery London catwalk line-up this season and a new name at the show this year, Lark Bridal hosted a couture catwalk show featuring new collection gowns by US award-winning designer COCOE VOCI, US vintage-inspired designer Stephanie James and Irish-based designer Caroline Atelier.

Cocoe Vovce

Cocoe Voce: US vintage-inspired designer Stephanie James and Irish-based bridal designer Caroline Atelier.

At the second show of the day, White Gallery London favourite Ian Stuart presented his 2015 Lady Luxe bridal collection on the catwalk. Trends included soft satin and beaded French lace, taffeta metal and sequin embroidered lace as well as organza and metallic beaded lace. The colour palette featured pastel hues in blush pink, pale blue, pale lilac and taupe as well as honey, ivory and gold.

Ian Stuart Catwalk

Ian Stuart: Famed as being one of the biggest event’s in Ian Stuart’s calendar, the designers’ hotly-anticipated White Gallery London show did not disappoint with a not-to-be-missed spectacle featuring a range of beautiful dresses.

In the afternoon at 2pm, another White Gallery London stalwart Alan Hannah showcased both the mainline Alan Hannah and sub-brand MiaMia collections on the catwalk. The Alan Hannah collection included fashion-forward gowns featuring clean lines in silk duchesse and taffeta with delicate beading and stunning lace detail.

Alan hannah

Alan Hannah: Bridal designer Alan Hannah returned to the White Gallery London catwalk this year to showcase a dazzling array of beautiful gowns. All of Alan Hannah’s creations are designed and made in London and the designer’s 2015 collection saw a collection of beautiful and sophisticated bridal gowns.

The MiaMia Collection builds on the bohemian look of the previous collection whilst adding new fabrics and embellishments to unstructured chiffon and organza. The updated classic theme has been developed and expanded with unusual bead-work and inspired floral detailing. 

Ending the first day of catwalk shows was the Designer Preview, which showcased key pieces from the 2015 collections of Anna Romysh Haute Couture, Naomi Neoh, Ivory & Co, Linea Rafaelli, Qiana, Charlotte Balbier, Sadoni, Lusan Mandongus, Terry Fox, Timeless Couture, Jack Sullivan and Yolan Cris.

White Gallery London continues tomorrow and Tuesday. White Gallery London is taking place on the same dateline as The London Bridal show which is being held at London Olympia. A free shuttle bus operates between the two venues for visitors wishing to go to both shows.