Can you believe it’s December already? In this months style diaries we bring you important dates for your diary along with all the most recent gowns we have received in store. Featuring multiple gowns from the one and only Viktor & Rolf and introducing our latest Dreams Collection by Lihi Hod. Click the link below to read more…
A Shimmering Galia Lahav Gown for a Glamorous Black Tie Wedding
In this blog we feature our very own bride, Amelia as she looks back on her big day. Amelia chose her Galia Lahav gown last year having met the designer, Sharon Sever at one of our exclusive Trunk Shows. Together Amelia and Sharon created her dream gown; a glittering mermaid showstopper which featured a detachable tulle over-skirt for the ceremony. Read more below as Amelia recounts her wedding day, her experience of meeting her dress designer and also a video capturing the magic of their special day.
Marchesa will be debuting their new Spring/Summer 18 collection on 17th & 18th November at Browns Bride. Exclusive to Browns Bride, and only here for one weekend – book your appointment now to be one of the first to see the collection. Read more below all about the stunning new collection and how you can book an appointment to come in store and try.
ROMONA KEVEZA TRUNK SHOW
On November 3rd & 4th we will be hosting an exclusive Trunk Show for Romona Keveza in our Browns Bride store. During this special weekend we will debut the best from the latest Autumn Winter 18 Collection, giving brides the opportunity to be amongst the first in the world to try on this stunning new collection. Read more below for details about the gorgeous AW18 Collection and to find out more about how you can book an appointment with us.
NEW YORK BRIDAL FASHION WEEK
New York Bridal Fashion Week is held in the heart of Manhattan twice a year; in April and in October. It’s where the biggest names in the bridal industry go to display their latest creations, where luxury bridal stores go to hand select their newest collections. This week we bring Manhattan to you and give you a behind the scenes sneak peak at what we have purchased from the Autumn Winter 18 Collections which will arrive with us next April!
In this months Style Diaries we bring you details of our latest gowns which have arrived in store, featuring three striking dresses from Ines di Santo & Monique Lhuillier. Read more below and you will also find details of our upcoming sample sale and exclusive Trunk Shows!
This week we are proud to present to you our most recent collaboration with Brides Magazine! Below we bring you a sneak peak into the most stylish wedding gowns of 2018, featuring the brand new video so you can see the dresses in action. Click below to view the stunning photos and how the gowns pop against the viridescent setting of Kew Gardens.
June 2017 Style Diaries
Each month we compile a Style Diaries post which features an in-depth description on all our newest dresses that have arrived in our store, along with important dates for your diary such as upcoming events. Read more below to find out about our newest dresses which we have received from Lihi Hod & Marchesa.
This week we are giving our readers an behind the scenes exclusive of our recent buying trip in New York. Each of our designers hosts a catwalk where they debut their Spring Summer 18 Collections. Read more below for must-see images from our designers catwalk events, and a sneak peak of the dresses we bought that will be arriving this Autumn!
New York Bridal Fashion Week –
Last month our buying team jetted off to New York, to start the purchasing of our Spring Summer 2018 collections. A weekend that is as glamorous as it is hectic; rushing from one side of Manhattan to the other to watch catwalk shows from each of our designers that we carry in store. The buying weekend involved a lot of preparation, and before you know it its over in a flash. A blur of bridal gowns and buying appointments; New York Bridal Fashion Week is the biannual fashion event we always look forward to.
The bridal industry continues to boom and the competition amongst the best in the business accelerates. With this in mind, New York Bridal Fashion Week is the best place to be in order to find out what we can expect to see from our designers, and to see how their collections evolve. Our designers are at the forefront of couture fashion, with many designing both ready-to-wear and bridal collections. Next Spring we can expect to see an array of upcoming trends in bridal; from jumpsuits to halternecks.
Below we have featured our favorite dresses which we purchased from each designer. Brides getting married next year – its time to start getting excited about the dress!
Thursday 2oth May
An early start to our first day of bridal buying; beginning with our first show of the day, Peter Langner. Peter recently celebrated 25 years with this collection, taking his best elements from previous designs and giving them a strong, contemporary twist, whilst still maintaining his ever present elegant signature style.
Lela Rose delighted at New York Bridal Fashion Week once again, creating a focused collection with her signature A-line silhouettes, in a wide variety of beautiful fabrics and diverse necklines.
Friday 21st May
Mira Zwillinger’s collection was superb, her strong signature dazzling throughout the whole show.
Ines Di Santo
This collection stood out with it’s striking show stoppers. Ines Di Santo introduced two stunning claret red numbers on the catwalk which blew everyone away; one of which is featured below with a stunning low back and architectural bow.
Aptly named “Froth & Roll” Elizabeth Fillmores SS18 Collection hosts the dreamiest array of gowns. Each one gown has striking, statement features but Fillmore maintains an ethereal theme throughout. A perfect option for a bride getting married abroad or for anyone wanting a gown pre/post wedding.
Saturday 22nd May
Maria Elena hand crafts each ornate item in her collection, from hair vines to elaborate tiaras. Whatever the style, Maria Elena ensure each piece will work as a timeless heirloom for generations to come. We find these pieces from Maria Elena perfectly compliment most of the dresses we carry.
Viktor & Rolf
Viktor and Rolf have grown their selection with twenty new gowns in their latest collection. cutting edge- iconic dresses.
Marchesa never disappoints producing as always the most romantic of dresses.
Sunday 23rd May
Galia Lahav always delights and this collection was no exception. Holding on to their signature, sexy style, Galia have designed elegant, exaggerated silhouettes using elaborate and intricate beading. During this Fashion Week, Galia Lahav put a huge emphasis on veils and have created some sensational accessories for their 2018 Collection.
Monique Lhuillier has excelled herself once again; remaining true to her light, fluid romantic gowns that always have a touch of youth about them.
Read more about the latest SS18 Vera Wang collection here.
Pallas Couture dresses have kept to their strong signature for their incredible collection for 2018. Each figure hugging gown is created with the most intricate, elaborate detail.
Last but not least, our final buying appointment of our trip was the ever-iconic Romona Keveza. Romona Keveza’s dresses will always make any woman’s figure look stunning with her superb attention to detail and ever perfect fit.
This month we will be hosting an exclusive trunk show for the Vera Wang Spring 2018 collection. Having only just debuted the collection at New York Bridal Fashion Week last month, Brides who book an appointment for this Vera Wang Trunk Show will be amongst the first to see the breathtaking new line and the first to wed in this truly fashion led collection. Read below to find out more about the the latest collection to hit the catwalk and how you can book an appointment for the Vera Wang Trunk Show.