modern wedding dress designers for the modern day bride
Launched in July 2014, the Alexandra Grecco bridal line features gowns for the less-traditional bride. Each collection stems from an organic, yet focused vision. Finding inspiration everywhere from the intricacies of architecture in the historic French Quarter, to the soft, pastel hollyhocks of Il de Ré, Alexandra's designs are continually evolving.
Founder and creative director of BON BRIDÉ is ex fashion buyer and product developer, Pippa Cooke. Having spent over ten years immersed in the industry, buying for retail giant Topshop, cult label House of Hackney and Luxury department store Harrods, Pippa felt the time was right to adopt her fashion forward aesthetic and disrupt the bridal industry.
With BON BRIDÉ, Pippa creates understated yet striking dresses about women and for women who dress for themselves. With feminist principles at its core, BON BRIDÉ does things differently, breaking from the norms of the modern wedding.
Created by women, for women. Founders Anna-Christin Haas, Sola Harrison, Katherine Holmgren and Carolyn Franks came together over their love of fashion and contemporary art with a desire to create modern, clean and cool pieces - versatile enough to be styled differently and worn repeatedly, while remaining luxurious and effortless.
Kate Halfpenny loves and designs bridalwear for real women. You can tell by the way Kate and her team look after each and everyone of their precious customers. It’s personal. It’s their passion. You can tell by the way her collection is designed. Every piece understands womens’ bodies, their individual beauty and their lifestyles.
Kate understands more than any other bridal designer the brides desire to be her best self and to express that in their own way. Making the wedding dress work for them, not the bride work-out for the dress!
KHYELI is a London based brand. It was found by Ahmed Alkhyeli who was formerly educated in Architecture. KHYELI is driven to create for the leading woman, one that combines grace with power. The KHYELI woman is strong, educated and successful while retaining a strong sense of her femininity. The brand therefore maintains a simplicity that draws focus to the woman’s inherent elegance and beauty. It thrives to create timeless pieces where a great deal of consideration is found in the subtle details of fine fabric choice, cut and construction.
A Small independent British studio.
We are passionate about truly ethical practices, slow, gentle production and preservation of highly skilled craftsmanship.
Identity and authenticity flow through our female led studio, knowing where our fabric has come from, who has made each individual piece, to our custom made silk buttons.
LEIN is a bespoke and ready-to-wear collection for your wedding day and every day, designed and hand-crafted in New York City.
A graduate of New York’s Parsons Institute, founder and designer Meredith Stoecklein’s first foray into fashion began at Zac Posen and Narciso Rodriguez. Meredith then transitioned into the world of celebrity dressing, working directly with seamstresses at Chanel couture, while honing an appreciation and keen understanding of craftsmanship. This rare glimpse into the myriad details and intricate construction of each dress had a profound effect on Meredith. After working for a CFDA Incubator menswear designer and fine-tuning her tailoring and business acumen, Meredith chose to forge her own path with a new concept of wedding wear.
Prea James is an Australian bridal designer, designing gowns for the relaxed modern bride who wants something fashionable and unique for her wedding day.
Having studied at the renowned Fashion Design Studio - Ultimo TAFE Sydney Institute of Fashion graduating in 2009; Prea then went on to work in the Australian fashion industry before narrowing in to bridal.
A pioneer in Sustainable Bridal & Eveningwear, Sanyukta Shrestha is a multi-award-winning designer with a cult following of brides across the world celebrating the luxurious handcrafted timeless sustainable designs that the brand is known for.
Born and raised in London and the English countryside, Stella McCartney graduated from Central St Martins in 1995. A signature style of sharp tailoring, natural confidence and sexy femininity was immediately apparent in her first collection and after only two collections, in 1997, she was appointed the Creative Director of Chloe in Paris and enjoyed great success during her tenure.
London-based designers and best friends Jess Kaye and Rosie Williams founded The OWN Studio to bring a contemporary aesthetic to wedding wear.
Handmade at its London atelier, the label’s signature style combines pared-back, contemporary silhouettes with unexpected vintage details resulting in considered, minimal styles for the modern woman.
Recognised for its impeccable tailoring, sleek silhouettes and exquisite fabrics, the label’s ethos is to create bridal-meets-evening wear pieces that can become luxe wardrobe staples long after the wedding day.
The Fall was created with the contemporary, independent woman in mind. It’s a destination for women who don’t relate to the mainstream offering and want a simple and elevated alternative to bridal shopping. Our designers are all carefully selected not only for their quality and style, but also their ethos and values.
We offer a considered space and experience where we will guide and support you throughout the process, making sure you feel comfortable and beautiful on your wedding day.
The Row was established in 2006 by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen. Focusing on exceptional fabrics, impeccable details, and precise tailoring, the house combines a timeless perspective with subtle attitudes which form an irreverent classic signature. The Row’s collections also explore the strength of simplistic shapes that speak to discretion and are based on uncompromising quality.
Located in the heart of Brussels, the Atelier Valentine Avoh offers light, refined and playful wedding dresses in a Haute Couture spirit, combining surprising details and timeless cuts.
Graduated in fashion design from the London College of Fashion, the Belgian designer worked for more than 10 years for prestigious international houses such as Alexander McQueen, Alexis Mabille and San Andrès Milano.
While completing her first wedding dress in 2009, Valentine fell in love with the handcrafted process. Five years later, she launched her own brand and then opened her atelier in Brussels in 2017, where she creates each piece in the manner of the greatest names in Couture.
Avant-garde luxury fashion brand Viktor&Rolf, known for its conceptual Haute Couture, will launch its first bridalwear collection in partnership with Justin Alexander, a global name in wedding dress design, on October 2016 during New York Bridal Week.
Viktor&Rolf Mariage represents Viktor&Rolf’s artistic interpretation of bridalwear, adhering to the three key brand pillars: Unexpected Elegance, Conceptual Glamour, and Provocative Couture.
& FOR LOVE IS A GLOBAL BRIDAL BRAND DEDICATED TO THE HIGH STYLE, CHILLED OUT BRIDE.
THIS ICONIC BRAND HAS STAYED TRUE TO ITS ORIGINAL VISION: AUTHENTIC STYLE, EFFORTLESS COOL, AND DISCARDING ALL THE TRADITIONAL BRIDAL RULES.
FOUNDED IN 2014 BY LONGTIME FRIENDS, ANGEL SPENDLOVE AND LISA BLUNT, THE CULT BRAND PAYS HOMAGE TO THE COOL BRIDE, A NEW GENERATION OF BRIDES WHO WANT SOMETHING MORE FASHION FORWARD AND LESS TRADITIONAL.
Founded in 2019 by Corina Culeva- a long time fashion industry actor, Zoe Rowyn was, like all great businesses, triggered by a personal need. Having always been distinguished by a strong personal style, Corina decided to make her own wedding dress, tailored to her needs and desires of a stylish modern bride. In the process, she discovered that she had much more to offer to the modern bridal market. An entire collection of minimalist yet sophisticated bridal gowns followed. The collection expresses the designer’s admiration for sensual simplicity, contrasting with whimsical details. Corina created a brand for the chic, bold, and sophisticated brides like herself.