January 9, 2013

R.I.P. Manuel Mota

Lovella Bridal is saddened by the news that Pronovias creative director Manuel Mota has passed away. For twenty-three years, Mr. Mota served as Spanish fashion house Pronovias’ creative director, designing countless memorable high fashion bridal gowns for models, celebrities and women in general. Alberto Palatchi, President of Pronovias Fashion Group, released the following statement in light of Mota’s death: “The Pronovias Family has lost one of their most beloved members. The memory of his collections, his shows, his hard work, his talent and his passion will remain with us forever.” As recent as May, Lovella was in Barcelona for Barcelona Bridal Week. We toured the Pronovias showroom and met with the amazing Manuel Mota (below). He was hot on the heals of showing yet another exquisite bridal collection. Scroll further and you’ll see the message on Pronovias’ site as of today, January 9, 2012. Our thoughts are with his family, […]
May 14, 2012

Barcelona Bridal Week: Pronovias Show, Part 2

We are thrilled to share with you some fabulous photos straight from the Pronovias show in Barcelona. Models, before a crowd of 17,000, strutted the runway in capes galore and in Pronovias/Manuel Mota gowns featuring flowy fabrics, illusion necklines, lace, ruffles, short-to-long cuts, and low backs. And how about that closing piece? An absolute stunner. In case you missed Part 1, click on over! We shared some of the pre-show and post-show photos. Up next on the blog are photos from the showroom; prepare to be blown away by the exquisite detail. Thanks for tuning in; we love that you’re here. ♥    
May 13, 2012

Barcelona Bridal Week: Pronovias Show, Part 1

A few of our Lovella Fashion Stylists are currently in Barcelona, Spain, shopping the world for our brides to view the latest and greatest bridal wear from the one and only Pronovias fashion house! First up on the schedule? Pronovias Runway Show! The show was held at MNAC, the National Art Museum of Catalonia. Needless to say, it was a fabulous way to witness a new bridal collection. This was officially the largest bridal show to date, with over 1,700 people in attendance. As you will see from the photos, the affair was nothing short of incredible. Followed by a grand celebration debuting the 2013 collection (photo below). Stay tuned as there is plenty more to come from Spain, including all the Pronovias runway goodness in Part 2; here in Part 1 we’ve included one photo to whet your bridal appetite! In the next post you’ll see capes, lace, ruffles… and […]