Find the Designer and the Gown Will Follow
Photography by Wes Battoclette and provided by designers
Finding a wedding gown can be a long and arduous process – especially if you’re shopping without knowing exactly what you want. We spoke with Amanda Cacaro, owner of Hyde Park Bridal, and Madison Miller, manager of Hyde Park Bridal, about the designers the boutique carries, and what embodies the style of each one. Knowing which designers are right for your budget and aesthetic can help you zero in on the perfect dress. Below are some of the couture designers Hyde Park Bridal carries, along with their more affordable line for a budget conscientious bride.
Alvina Valenta: This designer intricately crafts gowns for the romantic in every bride. With dramatic silhouettes designed to define a woman’s figure perfectly, the careful and fresh use of luxurious silks, French laces and extremely detailed embroidery creates an air of modern romance. These dresses are perfect for brides searching for gowns that are infused with a combination of romanticism and modernism.
Ti Adora by Alvina Valenta: These gowns blend a sense of soft romance with a bohemian accent – perfect for bride looking for something with personality as well as poise. Gowns feature softer fabrics with lace and gorgeous embroideries that accent a bride’s silhouette perfectly. This line is great for free-spirited brides looking for a carefree style.
Hayley Paige: This designer is all about contrast and merging styles. Through the use of twinkle and matte, these gowns are fairy-tale gorgeous with a hard edge. Textures are utilized heavily throughout the line in the presence of hand-appliqued lace, sheer fabrics and cutout designs. These gowns are perfect for the bride who wants to show off both her modern, edgy side and her femininity.
Blush by Hayley Paige: The Blush collection is simple, casual and soft. Gowns feature tulles, cotton laces and blush tones to create a romantic feel that’s light and lovely. This line is perfect for destination or outdoor weddings and for the bride who is searching for a simple elegance.
Anne Barge: Anne Barge Couture gowns emanate a classic sense of regality and confidence. Attention to detail is crucial for the intricate embellishments featured in each gown. From French laces and Italian silks to exquisite hand beading, this collection is timeless and elegant. This line is perfect for the bride looking for perfection in every detail and a gown that’s unforgettable.
Blue Willow by Anne Barge: This line features an architectural design that is meticulously executed. These gowns are more about clean lines and striking silhouettes than embellishments and sparkle. This line is excellent for the bride looking for a flattering shape and an uncomplicated design.
Amanda’s Hyde Park Bridal is located at 3319 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45208. You can reach them at 513.321.1800, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at www.hydeparkbridal.com.