The city is always a buzz for New York Fashion Week but for some reason that buzz always settles by NY Bridal Fashion Week. It’s an underrated gem filled with delicate, intricate, designs and romantic white fabrics. This year really highlighted detailed patterns with mixed fabrics – sheer, feathers, toil, crystals – all textiles you can think of! These are our favorite bold, elegant looks from this years runway.
Michal Medina’s 2018 Collection
The new collections “Modern Love” by Michal Medina is rich, luxurious, feminine and classic. Using the most advanced sewing techniques allows maximum comfort and creates a perfect body shape. The “Art Deco”, style of visual arts from the 1920s, inspires the “Modern Love” collection. The collection shows a sophisticated use of geometric forms, rich classic material, sparkles and fine finishing work.
BERTA Fall 2018 Collection
BERTA’s new collection screams botany, or in other words, FLOWERS! As the crown jewels of the plants world, flowers are fascinating to behold, magical to smell and have an endless array of colors. They arouse all senses, and have an admirable inner-complexity. The Fall 2017 bridal collection from BETRA includes 30 masterpiece creations, sophisticated in cut & structure, and brings a new kind of aesthetics, emphasizing 3D flowers and lace appliques design, along with rich embellishments. It’s a collection unlike any other, celebrating the design and craftsmanship capabilities to their max, with all dresses made from the finest materials. Each dress is a unique design that can stand alone, apart from any collection, and tell a different story about the bride that wears it. From boho, to art-deco, to rich and glamorous. Just like the variety that can be found in the world of flowers – all are different from one another but equally pretty on their own right. This collection has all of those different styles infused in it, while maintaining the famous BERTA fit & cut.
MUSE by Berta
After its launch last year, MUSE by Berta has fast become the most popular and praised new bridal line worldwide. With over 50 retailers around the world, and many more that are being opened on a weekly basis, it’s safe to say that this bridal line from the BERTA powerhouse has made its mark on the bridal fashion world.
In direct continuation to this success story, the new 2018 MUSE bridal collection is undoubtedly one of the most effortlessly chic lines to be presented this year. True to the BERTA aesthetics, this new collection is the perfect mix of passion and confidence. Fronting edgy silhouettes with soft dreamy fabrics, it is the contradicting mix of elegance and boldness that makes this collection stand out.
The new MUSE ad campaign is a Sicilian love story that is set to take you into a journey through the magic of this authentic Italian island, which has managed to maintain a certain kind of vintage realness, which simply takes your breath away. As the oriental and authentic inspiration that lays at the core of the MUSE line, there couldn’t have been a better location than Sicily to accommodate and tell the MUSE story.
MUSE by Berta brought a certain focus on modern yet romantic silhouettes to the market. This new collection features a vast selection of edgy silhouettes with intricate details of lace, soft layers of tulle, and hints of glimmer. Each piece is a work of art, comprised of handmade details that make these masterpieces shine in their own spotlight. Featuring a sophisticated, sexy feel with high slits, there is an attitude each dress owns like no other. It is contagious while wearing the design, it’s an indescribable feeling of emphatic emotion.
Laure de Sagazan 2018 Collection
The 2018 collection features an elegant assortment of gowns, including drop waist silhouettes, pant suits and structured separates all featuring soft French Calais lace, fluid silks and romantic detailing. Launched in 2011, Laure de Sagazan has brought that Parisian je ne sais quoi to bridal with her timeless pieces. From her signature statement separates, boho silhouettes and delicate French lace details; Laure’s collections are all about blending shapes, styles and textures, to create something completely unique for brides around the world.
Morilee by Madeline Gardner’s 2018 Collection
Recognized for her beautiful ball gowns and dreamy detailing Madeline Gardner presented a collection full of fun and flirty pieces; Featuring gowns adorned with feathers, corseted bodices, lovely laces and unique floral details. “I’ve created my collection for all of the strong, individual brides that inspire me each and every day. The incredible women that wear my dresses have always driven all of my emotion, originality, and passion. Every detail of these gowns, from the embroidery designs to the lace patterns and special beading, is with you in mind. The beauty of a powerful woman transforms into the perfect gown. For all that these heroines of today have dared to be, I dare to be too with each of these designs.” – Madeline Gardner
Galia Lahav 2018 Collection
The desire to imagine the intangible of the five senses challenged Galia Lahav to delve deeper into the world of scents and perfumery, and develop a fascination with the process of selecting each bud, petal, herb and leaf to create the perfect fragrance. Envisioning the invisible leads to fantasy, and visions of a mystical night garden where rare florals bloom and the world’s finest scents come to life slowly evolved. Galia Lahav Couture Bridal Fall 2018 is rooted in the notion that no two women are alike, each requiring their own unique scent and style. A bride’s desire to express her individuality in her daily life with her scent, and through fashion on her wedding day, ushered in new approaches to gossamer tulles, fine laces and intricate embroidery, woven into our interpretation of how the world of scents would come to life in our latest collection, Florence by Night.
Alexandra Grecco Fall/Winter 2018 Collection
For FW18, Alexandra Grecco combined inspiration from a recent trip to Ile de Re, an island off the west coast of France, along with silhouettes and details that could be found in a 1920’s circus. The colors that make up the collection were inspired by the pastel buildings and hollyhocks that lined the narrow cobblestone streets on the island. Feathers and shimmering beads adorn select pieces from the collection, adding a playfulness for the free-spirited bride while floral elements inspired by the flowers found on the island are hand-embroidered on illusion tulle and made to look like tattoos.
Alexandra Grecco released her first ready to wear collection in the spring of 2010, finding inspiration in the designs of eras past and cinematic landscapes, real and imagined. In her work, she has found herself drawn to classic, feminine designs that, while rooted in nostalgia, achieve a sense of timelessness. Looking for a gown in advance of her own wedding in 2013, she saw an opportunity to create a bridal line of her own and pair her aesthetic with high-quality fabrics and intricate hand-embroidery. Launching in July 2014, the Alexandra Grecco bridal line features ethereal gowns for the less-traditional bride.
Olvi’s 2018 Collection
Utilizing their signature French stretch lace in their unique flower lace pattern, each dress is hand sewn by one seamstress from start to finish ensuring an unprecedented level of quality and the stretch lace guarantees the ultimate in figure-flattering comfort. Every dress in the collection is completely customizable in just 10 weeks giving brides a completely couture experience.