Our exclusive Bridal Market coverage continues with lovely Rivini. (If you missed our photos from Ines Di Santo’s runway show, click here.) This collection is best described as “effortless chic.” The pieces we saw on the runway were soft, romantic, and whimsical with a sexy edge. Our favorite element was the use of detachable skirts; these pieces are so dynamic, and they have the ability to personalize a wedding day ensemble. It’s no surprise that they’re a big trend this season. Too, we love that they are sold separately and can be added to any Rivini design! The official statement for the Fall 2015 Collection, from Rivini’s head designer Rita Vinieris: For Fall 2015, I wanted to explore the concept of “Soft Seduction.” I took all of my favorite go-to-items… a sweatshirt, an oversized tunic, a sexy bustier and a simple t-shirt and created some untraditional interpretations. I also explored options […]
Our bridal market coverage continues with exclusive photos from the Kenneth Pool runway, and Instagram can prove we were there! The New York Times spotted Randy Fenoli front row at the show with Lovella Bridal at his side (three women at right in the first photo below). The theme of this collection is Opulent Sirens. Head designer Amsale Aberra returned with form-fitting trumpet and ball gowns in rich satin, some with exquisite crystal beading – “decadent artistry.” We loved the use of the gold lace in Amsale’s two ball gowns; she was the only designer we saw who used gold lace. Style-wise, one of our favorites was the last ball gown, which we of course picked up for our salon. As the official release stated, the collection “is for the bride who loves to turn heads and enjoys every moment of being a woman.” Sounds fabulous to us!