New York Bridal Fashion Week took place from April 9 to April 15. The semi-annual bridal fashion week featured hundreds of bridal gowns from scores of bridal designers. A few highlights include the latest collections from labels Anne Bowen, Inbal Dror, Oleg Cassini, Rita Vinieris, Galia Lahav, Watters, Peter Langner and Alberta Ferretti. Each collection had a unique theme and look.
The Anne Bowen Bridal Autumn Winter 2014 Bridal collection consists eleven gowns. Ms. Bowen was inspired by the beauty and power of water surround the Galapagos Islands. Clear crystals are among the many touches that add a sense of luxury and charm to the collection. Sexy is the word for the Inbal Dror Haute Couture 2014 bridal collection. Her twenty-five look collection has an abundance of intricate handmade embroidery, glass beads and Swarovski stones. Oleg Cassini's Autumn 2014 Bridal collection is very posh and refined. Two stand out looks is a wedding with very discreet pockets, and pretty gown with light pink details.
Two of the more dramatic bridal shows, were the Spring 2015 collection from Rivini by Rita Vinieris, and Galia Lahav Haute Couture. The Rivini bridal collection combined photograms and 3-D printing in the designs of patterns on the gowns. For the close of the runway show models grabbed members of the audience and photographed selfies of themselves and guests. Galia Lahav presented twelve bridal gowns from her "La Dolce Vita" bridal collection, plus eight evening gowns from her "Moon Struck" evening wear collection. Ms. Lahav's bridal gowns showcased non-traditional necklines and elaborate back details. Her evening dress have layers of lace and silk that caress a woman's body, and highlights the feminine form.
The Watters Fall 2014 bridal fashion show by Vatana Watters was one of the fashion shows that took place at the semi annual Couture Show. The collection consisted of forty-two very attractive bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses from their D.I.D by Watters, Wtoo Maids, Wtoo Brides, Wattes Bridesmaids, Encore and Watters Brides Fall 2014 collections. Peter Langner's unveiled a wonderful Spring Summer 2015 bridal collection, titled "Concert in White", composed of twenty-two bridal gown and eleven evening dresses. Its inspiration is lightness and floral. Following the light theme, with some added softness is the Alberta Ferretti Spring Summer 2015 Bridal collection. Twenty wedding gowns made from fine material such as organza, chiffon, tulle, satin, lace and mikado each are perfect for an outdoor wedding. Please click on link to view full collections from New York Bridal Fashion Week April 2014.