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July 14, 2011

Celebrating 40 Years of Our History – The 1970s

As we mark the end of an era as Jobyna’s Bridal and Tuxedo we welcome the name of our future as Lovella Bridal. Lovella Bridal (formally Jobyna’s Bridal & Tuxedo) began in the 1970s. In paying tribute to our beginnings, our rich history, fashion and style we honor and remember our roots, as we highlight some of the worlds most remarkable and majestic weddings. Stay tuned as we shine light to our favorite trends, styles and fashions from each decade that have contributed to the styles and fashions of today. We begin our journey into our past with nuptial trends of the 1970s the year we began. Tricia Nixon and Edward Cox wed in 1971. She has to be one of the most beautiful brides to ever grace the White House! Ah, how we love a good accessory! Simple elegance at its finest. Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner wed in […]
July 14, 2011

Celebrating 40 Years of Our History – The 1990s

The 1990s defines a decade of pure elegance and sophistication. Rich fabrics, pearls, uniquely detailed embellishments adorn the gowns worn by the brides of this era. King Abdullah & Queen Rania of Jordan: Wed in 1993. “The future queen, destined to grace international best-dressed lists, wore a gold-trimmed, short-sleeve gown by British designer Bruce Oldfield for the traditional Muslim ceremony. Her choice of Oldfield would invite comparisons to Princess Diana, who often turned to Oldfield for her custom formal attire.” For more information, click here. It does cut like a knife! For their June 10, 1993 wedding reception, Jordan’s Queen Rania and King Abdullah’s enormous multi-tiered, rectangular-shaped cake – decorated with embossed crowns and lace embellishments – was sliced down to size with a sword. Lady Helen Windsor. Wed in 1992, gown designed by Catherine Walker. Queen Rania of Jordan: Wed in 1993, gown by Bruce Oldfied. “There is only […]
July 14, 2011

Celebrating 40 Years of Our History – The 2000s

The brides of the 2000’s define an era of chic, modern elegance. Gowns of this decade consist of decadent Italian laces that are as timeless as the love these couples share. Prince Joachim of Denmark and Princess Marie Cavallier. Wed in 2008, gown by Arasa Morelli. Prince Edouard de ligne de la Tremoille and Isabella Orsini. Wed in 2009, gown by Gerald Watelet. Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange and Princess Maxima Zorreguieta. Wed in 2002, gown designed by Valentino. Prince Johan Friso of Orange-Nassau and Princess Mabel. Wed in 2004, gown by Viktor & Rolf. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Princess Mary Donaldson. Wed in 2004, gown by Uffe Frank. “There is something about a wedding gown prettier than any other gown in the world.”–Douglas Jerrold’s Wit: A Wedding Gown; Douglas Jerrold, 185        
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