FASHION | APRIL 2019 NEW YORK BRIDAL FASHION WEEK

Every April, as the blossoming buds on the trees in New York’s Central Park spring into bloom, so do the creations of bridal designers from around the world. Their Spring/Summer 2020 collections were unveiled once again amid anticipation for what choices lie ahead for brides planning their wedding and in search for that perfect dress. Creations feature a mix of bold and extravagant juxtaposed with understated elegance widely embellished with intricate beading, floral appliqués, dazzling jewelry and accessories. Here are the highlights the Grace Ormonde Wedding Style editorial team curated for you from New York Bridal Fashion Week- April 2019. (click on the blue links to see designer's entire collection)

 

Ines Di Santo

The Ines Di Santo collection was inspired by a fairy tale dream. As a tribute to Karl Lagerfeld she created a long sleeve blazer and shorts outfit, embellished with pink and blue cut petals.

Photography: Josh Wong 

 

Gemy Maalouf

Photography: Gemy Maalouf

 

Francesca Miranda

Photography: Francesca Miranda

 

Galia Lahav

Photography: Galia Lahav

 

Reem Acra

Reem Acra presented her Thankyou Collection showcasing an array of creations in her signature style.

Photography: Josh Wong

 

Costarellos

Photography: Costarellos

 

Mira Zwillinger

Mira Zwillinger, the mother-daughter design team, presented their Make a Wish collection featuring 29 looks with 25 floor-length gowns. Belgian tulle, silk organza, French and Italian lace and polished gazar with intricate embellishments and hand-stitched embroidery dominate the collection.

Photography: Mira Zwillinger

 

Anne Barge Couture

The Anne Barge collection intertwines the serene romance of the past with the cutting-edge sophistication of the contemporary. Romantic re-embroidered lace gowns bloom with off-the-shoulder floral brocade capes and coats. Contemporary silhouettes, dramatic corset bodices, mermaid skirts, and princess tulle with lace appliqués add an ultra-femme touch.

Photography: Anne Barge

 

Victoria Kyriakidis

The Victoria Kyriakidis spring 2020 collection pays tribute to the seductive elements of music, cinema and style. Creations offer a multitude of silhouettes and overlay options with details and adornments that lean toward edgy yet elegant. Design details include lavish layering, volume and exaggerated butterfly bows, origami hand-pleated embroidery, detachable split long bell sleeves and luminous, sparkling luxurious fabrics.

Photography: Victoria Kyriakidis

Viktor & Rolf

The Spring/Summer 2020 Viktor&Rolf Mariage collection offers dramatic ball gowns, elegant columns, flirty minis and tailored creations adorned with bold stud and crystal embroideries, sculpturally draped constructions, and an abundance of cascading intricate broderie anglaise flowers. Emphasis is placed on the décolleté detailing, featuring bejeweled illusion necklines with sheer ruffle layering, off-the-shoulder necklines that wrap around the back, scallop shaped collars and sculptural draped sweethearts. The collection’s highlight is the introduction of separates.

Photography: Viktor & Rolf

 

Phuong My

A newcomer from Vietnam, Phuong My, impressed with her architectural and bold style debut collection. A powerful creation in bright red with sheer overlays styled with long red gloves and a signature hat was a showstopper. 

Photography: firstView.com

 

Amsale

Photography: Amsale

 

Isabelle Armstrong

The Isabelle Armstrong collection was inspired by the rich, historical, medieval city of her birth, Lugo, Spain. The collection evokes the city’s stately structure and surrounding lush gardens with new silhouettes in weightless, buoyant fabrics, layered floral motifs, and unique details.

Photography: Isabelle Armstrong

 

Carolina Herrera

The Carolina Herrera collection is about lightness and purity. With dreamy silhouettes and illusion details, the collection highlights the feminine form in luxurious laces, embroideries, tulles and silk fabrics.

Photography: Carolina Herrera

 

Berta

Berta continues to offer beautiful creations mixing elegance and sensuality by combining traditional silhouettes with thigh-high slits and deep necklines.

Photography: Josh Wong