The Top 10 Most Popular Wedding Dress Designers

If you intend to go to the chapel to get married, it is imperative that you have the prettiest wedding dress possible. After all, weddings do not come often. If everything goes as planned, it should

If you intend to go to the chapel to get married, it is imperative that you have the

prettiest wedding dress possible. After all, weddings do not come often. If everything goes as planned, it should only happen once, so splurge and make sure that you are

the most beautiful girl at your own wedding. Get a dress from one of the top 10 most

popular wedding designers.

10 Vera Wang

Vera Ellen Wang is a former figure skater who is now a fashion designer based

in New York. She is popular for her wedding gown collections and haute couture

bridesmaid gowns. She started out as a senior fashion editor for Vogue magazine

before she joined Ralph Lauren as its design director for a couple of years. She

has designed the wedding gowns of celebrities and famous people like Alicia Keys,

Mariah Carey, Victoria Beckham, Chelsea Clinton, Avril Lavigne, Jennifer Lopez,

Sharon Stone, Jennifer Garner, Hilary Duff, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Holly Hunter,

Kate Hudson, Uma Thurman, Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian. Michelle

Obama has also been known to wear Wang’s creations. She has even created

wedding dresses in black.

9 Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez is a fashion designer from Venezuela. Among the celebrities who

have worn Sanchez’s creations are Sandra Bullock and Beyoncé Knowles. Sanchez

is known for the fashion forward perspective that always goes beyond expectations.

Some recent collections have featured hand painted silk gauze that shows an edgy

quality, though it is tender and delicate in its approach. Bold hot pink designs are

blunted by soft asymmetrical and ruffled capelets.

8 Carolina Herrera

Carolina Herrera is a fashion designer with Venezuelan and American citizen-ships.

Her stylish designs are notable because of its lack of fuss. She has been known

to dress First Ladies all the way from the time of Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle

Obama. Herrera got her training from her grandmother who exposed her to the world

of fashion design by taking her to shows and buying her clothes from Balenciaga,

Lanvin and Christian Dior. She has been the recipient of several awards, including

a gold medal from the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, gold medal for Merit in the

Fine Arts from Spain, New York Award of Excellence, Designer of the Year from

Womenswear and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion

Designers of America. Known for her traditional designs, she has recently added

color to her wedding gowns, particularly pink and gray hints.

7 Hayley Paige

Hayley Paige used to be a designer for Melissa Sweet. She has recently emerged

to design a line of wedding dresses for JLM Couture. Paige provides a fun and fresh

look that still maintains keenness and just the right amount of refinement. Chic and

stylish combinations of polished silhouettes characterize her unique style. Her playful manipulations have resulted in cute and modern dresses. Paige aims to be quirky but charming and fun but still fabulous. She also introduced the short dress for the wedding march.

6 Jenny Packham

Jenny Packham is a fashion designer from the United Kingdom. She is well known

for her wedding gowns and ready to wear clothes. She established her brand in

1988, starting out with bridal gowns and evening wear. She has recently added

bridal accessories to her offering. She also has a lingerie line. Some of her clients

include celebrities and famous people like Angelina Jolie, Miley Cyrus, Kate Hudson,

Jennifer Aniston, Eva Longoria, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez,

Kate Winslet and the Duchess of Cambridge. Her creations were also regularly

featured in “Sex and the City” through Kim Catrall. Her latest gown was asymmetrical

with Swarovski crystals encrusted in different places.

5 Reem Acra

Reem Acra is a fashion designer who comes from Lebanon. She started out in 1997

with an elegant bridal collection. In 2003, she launched her ready to wear line. Her

creations are sold in some of the most exclusive retailers in the world, including

Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Harvey Nichols.

Some of her clients include royal families from different countries and celebrities

like Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Beyoncé Knowles and Eva

Longoria. Acra is known for her signature ethereal beadwork.

4 Peter Langner

Peter Langner has worked with top fashion houses like Lacroix, Laroche, Dior and

Ungaro. He is now based in Rome where he has hooked up with Italian artisans

to help cut, sew and embroider his designs. His first store was in Rome before

he opened a second one in Madrid. He now has more than 70 stores in three

continents. His work has seen him receive honors for the Bridal Couture Award in

2005 in New York and the International Guiseppe Sciacca prize in Italy. Langner is

known for his impeccable craftsmanship and refined detailing.

3 Ines di Santo

Ines di Santo was born in Italy and is considered as one of the leading designers of

bridal couture. Her creations highlight femininity and are characterized by its exact

fit, originality and construction. The gowns are made in Toronto where di Santo has

her ateliers. She still personally oversees the production of every gown to ensure the

quality of the work.

2 Pronovias

Pronovias is a fashion company that used to be led by Manuel Mota, who passed

away on 8 January 2013 in Barcelona. The company is known to have created

dresses for supermodels like Miranda Kerr, Bar Refaeli and Doutzen Kroes,

including the wedding dress of the latter in 2010. Wide and cascading trains  complemented by subtly tucked pockets characterize its wedding dresses usually.

1 Marchesa

Marchesa is a brand based in New York that specializes in high-end women’s wear.

Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig established the company in 2004. Some of

its celebrity clients include Penelope Cruz, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Jennifer

Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Kate Hudson, Selena Gomez, Halle Berry, Rihanna, Taylor

Swift, Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson, Eva Longoria, Olivia Wilde, Kirsten Stewart, Nikki

Reed and Sandra Bullock. It is sold in high-end department stores like Bergdorf

Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Net-a-Porter and Neiman Marcus.

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