When it comes to your wedding day, the most special and important day of your life, you will want to look your best. There is no doubt that even if you have a limited budget, looking like a princess on the day you say, ?I do? will not only have you and your groom in tears, but every one of your guests too. Around the world there are couture and bridal designers whose job it is to make sure you look and feel amazing. The use of rich quality fabrics and intricate beadwork, lace detail and the perfect cut all make a wedding gown special. Below are 34 of the top bridal designers from around the world.
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1. Vera Wang
Vera Wang is an iconic designer who has dressed most of the Hollywood A-list celebs. For your wedding day, it would be a stylish statement to wear a beautiful Vera Wang wedding gown. While they are not the cheapest around, they will certainly make you feel pampered and princess like on your special day.
Givenchy is another popular design brand with famous designers including the founder Hubert de Givenchy, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. The wedding gowns you can get are couture with a unique edge to them and very stylish. They will complement any bride and will suit various locations including beach weddings.
3. Lyn Ashworth
This UK based designer offers simple, elegant bridal apparel for the modern bride with clean lines and use of rich fabrics. Her entire life philosophy is based on loving the outdoors and her passion for nature makes her clean cut, simplistic gowns, masterpieces in that they enhance the beauty of the bride.
4. Alvina Valenta
This collection of couture bridal wear is designed by Victoria McMillan and offers the discerning bride a truly timeless look with fun features and attention to detail. Every dress is specially made to be unique and classic, yet flirty and fun. Romanticism and beauty is the key to give you that enchanting, magical look and feel for your wedding day.
5. Angel Sanchez
Angel Sanchez makes use of interesting textures and lines to create unique couture wedding gowns. The collection includes long and short dresses with detailing like features, fabric layers, interesting patterns, beading, ribbon and more. Angel Sanchez was born in Venezuela and has since set up headquarters for his fashion house in New York.
6. Amy Kuschel
This passionate designer has an eye for quality and excellence in all the wedding gowns she creates opting for luxurious fabrics and flattering cuts. She wants to make these gowns easily accessible to the public and believes in offering affordability without compromising on the quality. Her collection is feminine, classic and decadent.
7. Anne Barge
Attention to detail is the motto of this designer and with exquisite beadwork, lace, and ribbon it is easy to see why. There are 3 main collections which all offer brides a totally opulent choice of gowns that are well made, flirty, sexy and unique. These are available easily for every kind of bride, young or old, and for any shape size.
8. Badgley Mischka Bride
For the bride that wants to stand out and be spectacular on her wedding day, the team of Badgley and Mischka are the ones to go for when choosing your gown. Their designs are flawless, well fitted, different, and elegant and will look beautiful on anyone. They have a subtle Hollywood glamour about them, and are made from the finest fabrics and accessories.
9. Birnbaum and Bullock
Created in New York, this fashion house aims to captivate brides by bringing across a whimsical and sophisticated feel into every stunning couture gown. They add a sensual aspect to their gowns with made to fit sizing and linings of silk.
10. Carmela Sutera
Carmela Sutera wedding gowns offer an old world style with a contemporary, yet romantic edge. She uses tons of high quality lace and chiffons for a flowing, outdoors feel, and these gowns would all work perfectly for beach or garden weddings.
11. Carolina Herrera
This interesting designer offers a very modern view of bridal gowns and if you are the unconventional type or if you have an eye for fun, then these dresses are for you. Heavily embellished and with huge amounts of fabric, you can?t help but love the flowing lines and fun designs of these gowns.
Lots of silk and organza as well as chiffon mark this designer. His lines are always elegant and romantic with interesting understated details and pretty embellishments. Favoring an empire line for an elongated effect with sweeping fabric flowing endlessly, these gowns are best suited for shorter brides, brides with larger hips and tummy areas and with lovely necklines and shoulders to show off.
13. Claire Pettibone
These enchanting gowns are mythical and pretty with lots of interesting elements like rose fabric, lace, pearl, silk and more. These contemporary gowns will definitely ensure that you make an impact on your wedding day.
14. Edgardo Bonilla
Timeless and elegant is how this collection can be described. Every gown is made with fine details and high quality fabrics. They are unique and classic, ensuring that you will love your choice forever.
15. Elizabeth Fillmore
With these gowns you have the chance to look fantastic, chic and modern. Each gown is a work of art and well crafted so that you can enjoy true couture on your wedding day. Each epitomizes an era and is almost costume like, so perfect for certain themed weddings.
16. Ines Di Santo
Princess gowns for a princess bride. This brand is known for brining elegance and style to wedding dresses and making them accessible for any bride. They are very fancy, well made and have unique elements that make them must haves for every bride.
17. J. Crew
This is a large fashion house with all kinds of clothing including attire for the flower girls, men and bride?s maids. For the brides you will find classic styling with very simple lines and exquisitely cool, comfortable fabrics. These gowns are perfect for island weddings.
18. Jane Wang
This accomplished designer offers stunning dresses with great detailing and wonderfully full skirts with interesting pick up details. Each gown has a unique embellished bodice with silver accents and duchess satin, chiffon and silk organza are used frequently.
19. Jenny Lee
Jenny Lee?s personal ethos for design is to show off femininity in its purest form and she has therefore created sublime wedding gowns and dresses for the ultimate women. Flowing, detailed, classic, soft and pretty is the best way to describe these bridal gowns.
20. Jenny Packham
Ethereal, romantic and fairy like, these bridal gowns by Jenny Pakham are made for the bride who wants to feel magical on her wedding day. The use of beading, detailing and shimmer is wonderful and with folds and folds of gorgeous fabric, you are sure to feel amazing when you say ?I do?.
21. Jim Hjelm Bridal
These stunning gowns are designed by Francesca Pitera and are inspired by architecture, d?cor, nature and of course the women?s form. They are lacy, intricately detailed and will suit just about any bride. Many of them have a distinct Spanish feel to them, but are classic and timeless.
22. Judd Waddell
Every dress is smooth and elegant with billowing trains and layers of chiffon making you feel beautiful on your wedding day. These dresses are also clean cut and stunning for any bride and at any type of wedding. You will feel magical and enchanting in these dresses and each guest will be breathless when you walk up the aisle.
Lazaro offers couture bridal gowns and bride?s maids dresses that are glamorous, contemporary and very flattering. They are wonderful gowns for even the most discriminating bride.
24. Kirstie Kelly
Part of the Disney?s Fairy Tale Wedding Collection, this designer offers only the most flattering, princess-like gowns to make your wedding day sparkle. Elegant, fun, glamorous and stunning are what these designs encompass. If you truly want to be kissed by your Prince Charming on your wedding day, these gowns are the number one choice for a perfect, fairytale wedding day that you will remember forever.
25. Lela Rose
Unique lines and fabrics make these wedding dresses interesting and fun for your wedding day. They can be well suited for any bride and for any style of wedding. They will also suit any location and some are great for beach weddings, while others are great for the ballroom. You will find that only top quality fabrics are used, they are well designed and well made and will make your wedding day a memorable one.
26. Melissa Sweet
This designer offers a versatile range of gowns that compliment most brides. They are simple and elegant, as well as sparkly and eye catching. There are plenty of different styles to choose from, lengths and types of gowns. All have intricate details with embellishments, beading, sparkles, or just simply luxurious fabrics. You will feel wonderful and comfortable for your very important day. These dresses are also perfect for the reception and some can even be made to wear straight to your honeymoon destination.
27. Oscar de la Renta
The iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has been dressing the red carpet celebrities for many years and his bridal gowns are romantic and fun. They are whimsical and perfect for most outdoor weddings that are less formal, but still looking for that air of elegance. Most of them use unstructured lines that are flowing and pretty with soft fabrics and interesting accents or use of color.
28. Peter Langner
These dresses are exquisitely made with all the details that every bride wants on a dress. They have a distinct country air to them, and are all made with amazing quality lace, satin, silk, organza and chiffon. They are wonderfully vintage styles but with a modern edge, and many of them have a European vibe to them.
29. Reem Acra
These vintage style dresses say romantic, sophisticated and gorgeous all at the same time. The collections are all about teaming the bridal look with one or two accents of color and interesting features. In a bridal gown from this brand you will not look at all boring and will most definitely stand out on your wedding.
30. Simone Carvalli
Simone Carvalli is all about making one of a kind statement dresses that you will remember forever to make your magical moment a reality. The gowns are stunningly flattering and compliment the female form perfectly to create an almost Barbie doll like silhouette with lots of beading and sparkles on many of the bodices. These are wonderful dresses that will have you feeling and looking like a princess for your marriage. It will be very hard to choose just one gown with so many gorgeous designs.
31. Tara Keely
This brand offers the sensual bride a sexier look with liquid looking gowns designed to be close fitting. They have a vintage touch and will be lovely for beach or island weddings as well as garden weddings. The overall image that Tara Keely wants to create is glamour meets modernism with lush fabrics, clean lines and opulent features, including antique gold accents. If you want to feel sexy and slim as well as pampered for your wedding and be totally comfortable, then these are the ultimate dresses for you.
32. Vineyard Collection
These designs are simple and interesting and also very elegant, perfect for a formal wedding with some that will be beautiful for an outdoor wedding. There are also short wedding gowns and some with unique features. They all have a modern edge to them. With pick ups, pleats, folds and layers you can create that amazing bridal look that you have always wanted.
33. Wtoo Brides
These pretty gowns are what every bride looks for in a perfect gown. There is a style to suit everyone and the dresses are all made with great quality fabrics and have lovely intricate details. All the gowns are just beautiful with simple, yet entirely stunning accents. Nothing is over the top or loud, but rather understated elegance that shines through. The best way to wear these gowns is with a knock out piece of jewelry and natural, un-fussed make up and hair.
34. Watters Brides
Watters Brides offers brides who are looking for a simple wedding gown, the perfect options. The gowns here are all simple, chic and modern. Some have pretty accents and detailing, but that is more contemporary in style. There are lovely short dresses and more geometric styles for the more modern casual bride. These are very unique and some can be well suited to the more tom boyish bride who doesn?t care for frills and fuss.
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