behind-the-scenes

December 21, 2012

Liancarlo Factory Tour

The exciting news just keeps coming! In October at bridal fashion week, Lovella Bridal selected a new designer to offer in our salon: Liancarlo. “It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been a designer, or how many collections you’ve put together. Each one is like starting from scratch,” Liancarlo’s head designer Carlos Ramirez (pictured above with two Lovella fashion stylists) states in the beautiful short video below. A gown is a “marriage between intellect and art.” While we were in Miami we visited the Liancarlo factory. To date, it’s the largest factory Lovella has visited! And it’s the only one we’ve seen stock so much fabric at one time, which is due to their ample space. The image of the fabric inventory (below) speaks for itself. It’s a huge convenience factor to have the fabric readily available; this is a luxury not all designers have. Liancarlo’s latest collection is very romantic, […]
November 11, 2012

NYC Bridal Market 2012: Backstage Beauty at Ines Di Santo

One of our favorite bridal market beauty looks came from the runway of Ines Di Santo. Damali NYC created a classic look befitting of almost any bride. Regarding makeup, Bridal Guide noted, “The emphasis was placed on bold, matte brows and lips, with fresh, clean skin.” In fact, we’re taking some of the guess work out of the makeup products used; below are products to check out in order to achieve a similar look. Bobbi Brown lipstick, Chanel highlighter, and Josie Maran concealer were all listed as items used. The hair hearkened back to retro appeal, as well. The lead hairstylist of Damali NYC was tasked with creating a “modern yet elegant hairstyle that is a little retro, but still soft and pretty.” And of course, everything was topped off with Maria Elena Headpieces hair accessories – surely the cherry on top! With this post, we wrap up our coverage […]
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