October 16, 2013

Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2013: Ines Di Santo Private Viewing, Pt. 2

This is part two of two (view part one) of our private viewing of Ines Di Santo’s Couture Collection during bridal fashion week last weekend. Noted the official statement that accompanied the designer’s new Fall 2014 collection, the “Couture Collection takes flight into a dreamy, sensual, otherworldly realm with a feminine palette. [Atlantis] inspired the airy silhouettes that seem to float along with sublime lightness.” And the last sentence in the statement was quite apropos: “Ines Di Santo’s latest couture statement is a dazzling tribute to the feminine form.” Enjoy the inspiration!
May 4, 2013

NYC Bridal Market 2013: Ines Di Santo Runway Show

(Above) From left: Nayri of Lovella Bridal, Veronica Di Santo, Ines Di Santo, Angie of Lovella Bridal. In the second in a series of exclusive bridal fashion week posts (first being Maria Elena Headpieces), we’re sharing photos from Ines Di Santo’s runway show. Models wore gowns by the designer and jewelry and headpieces by Maria Elena Headpieces. The basis of inspiration for the Italian-born designer’s spring 2014 collection was Camille Pissarro’s Avenue de l’Opera from 1898 (below). The collection was “designed to have the captivating quality of feeling vintage and modern at once,” read the official statement accompanying the collection at the show. Nayri of Lovella Bridal: “Ines’ collection was very dramatic, as usual, with such diversity. She is one of the few designers I know that can go from minis to sexy slinky looks to dramatic over-the-top ball gowns.” More from the statement, Di Santo used a beautiful “glitter […]
December 13, 2012

Lovella Loves…

This life-size couture wedding gown constructed out of fresh florals, including roses, peonies, orchids and hydrangeas. Described as a “labor of love” by Karen Tran Florals, this gown is just one of the amazing pieces this floral duo has rolled out recently. Needless to say, we’re huge fans of this San Diego-based studio!