Famous Wedding Designers of These Days

Every bride dreams of a beautiful wedding dress. There are times women picture themselves marching down the aisle with a bridal gown on once they see photos of dresses on magazines or in televisions. This has happened to you more than once, am I right?

Your dream regarding wedding gowns probably does not stop there. Perhaps, it is part of your dream to have your bridal dress designed by a famous or world class designer. Here are some of the best and most popular wedding gown designers. Let’s get to know them more and make your pick afterwards.

1. Vera Wang

From a wealthy Chinese family, Vera Ellen Wang was born on June 27 in the year 1949 in New York. Most popular known as Vera Wang, she is originally a figure skater. She is more famous once she became a fashion designer, including bridal dresses. Before she settled in New York where she does and showcases most of her creations, Vera Wang was a senior fashion editor for one of the world’s popular magazines called Vogue. She was also a design director in Ralph Lauren’s fashion team.

Her style of wedding gowns is pretty impressive. No wonder why they catch the attention of some famous celebrities and other influential people, including Sharon Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Uma Thurman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kate Hudson, Victoria Beckham, and Kim Kardashian. Not to mention that even the First Lady Michelle Obama has worn some of Wang’s creations. From traditional white to black modern dresses, Vera Wang can make a bride’s dream wedding gown come true.

2. Monique Lhuillier

Another Asian-born designer, this time from the Philippines, is Monique Lhuillier. She studied at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in California, and was inspired to design wedding dresses when she had a terrible experience regarding the gown she wore on her very own wedding. All the bridal gowns she wanted to wear were the first designs she made. Her unique style is a combination of classic and modern. She uses different materials and fabrics. Among the recipients of her signature dresses are Heidi Montag, Britney Spears, and the daughter of Al Gore named Sarah.

3. Carolina Herrera

This next famous wedding down design is Venezuelan and American. She is Carolina Herrera, whose creations are known to be unique as well. The designs she made are classy and elegant. Other than Hollywood celebrities like Renee Zellweger and Christina Hendricks, Herrera designed dresses for First Ladies, including Michelle Obama.

Herrera learned how to design dresses and wedding gowns from her grandmother. She made traditional and modern gowns from white to colored ones, such as pink. Her wedding gowns were not only showcased extravagantly and worn by famous people. Because of her creations, too, she was given numerous awards.

4. Oscar de la Renta

You may have thought that only women can design wedding dresses. That’s not true as Oscar de la Renta has a proof otherwise. He is originally from the Dominican Republic, but his wedding gown collections are influenced by different cultures, based on demands, too, of course. Before he started making his own designs, de la Renta worked for some famous fashion companies, which include Christian Dior and Elizabeth Arden.

5. Reem Acra

When it comes to royalty wedding gowns, Reem Acra is the first person in mind. She hails from Lebanon where she studied at an American University and a fashion editor first noticed her skills to create beautiful and elegant dresses, including bridal gowns. Believe it or not, she made her debut after 10 days of the discovery of that fashion editor. She then decided to have a fashion related career, so she began studying in Paris and then in New York. To name some of her clients, the list includes Angelina Jolie, Beyonce Knowles, Halle Berry, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

6. Jenny Packham

Jenny Packham is a notable fashion designer known mostly for her bridal dresses, evening gowns and casual wear. She is from the United Kingdom, but she created dresses for Hollywood actresses and other American famous people. The client list includes Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria, and the Duchess of Cambridge, who is formerly known as Kate Middleton.

Once a woman becomes a bride, the wedding dress is a big deal. If the gown is made by one of the famous designers, like those mentioned above, it is more than just a dream come true.


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