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NY Bridal Market 2017 – Rivini Bridal

It’s that time of year again, New York Bridal Market! Check out these stunning #bridalgowns from designer Rivini Bridal .  Lori Allen and Monte Durham adore quite of few of these beauties. Your thoughts on Rivini Bridal’s showcase of gowns?

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WHAT’S HOT FOR BRIDAL 2016!

It’s exciting to see bridal styles transition over the years. Bridal couture is a reflection of popular culture or “the style of the time.” From Grace Kelly’s rose point lace to Judd Waddell’s innovation of the 1st strapless gown, the bridal world has its share of historic fashion moments. When introducing or following suit of a trend, no one designer has the same vision. Some follow the same formula in line with the adage of, “If it’s not broke, then don’t fix it” approach while others develop innovative and groundbreaking transformations each season. Nonetheless, it’s all in the name of fashion and we’ll always have a front row seat for that. Take a look at some of the trending styles we’ve noticed this season:

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Florals!….

Florals add a feminine and romantic touch to any gown. It softens your bridal look with little to no effort.  Every designer is different in the way a trend is portrayed in the design. For instance, Lazaro has colored floral patterns throughout the bodice and trailing down the train of the dress. Underneath is blush tulle used to complement the floral pattern while really allowing the hints of color to pop……The other samples have floral appliques in the same tone as the dress. The Matthew Christopher gown (middle) is a deeper ivory color with florals throughout the skirt. The Rivini has floral accents throughout the entire gown while emphasizing another major trend of the sheer silhouette.  This is a fun and showstopping trend that’s sure to be around for a while. 

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 Low backs!

This trend is very popular in bridal. Low backs range from a plunging V-shape to an illusion with floral accents. Whichever, this style is sure to be a sexy, yet elegant addition to any bridal gown. (Featured: Amsale and Kenneth Pool) 

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The Minimalist Bride…. Simple chic and elegance! This style caters to the bride that wants  clean-cut fabrics with a touch of modernism for a sleek wedding look. The first gown is a Jesus Peiro high- V-neck, full skirt with added bow.  The middle Amsale gown features an overskirt, which is a touch of modernism for this spaghetti strap, silk sheath number. The last Amsale gown is a boat-neck, silk taffeta ball gown with pockets.  “Less is more!” 

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 Gold! 

Gold beading and embroidery is definitely making waves in bridal. This form of beading is so dominant and extravagant, that brides need very minimal accessories to complete the perfect wedding look. Gold can highlight the best features of a dress–changing the look completely!  Gold is indeed a hit for jewelry and headpieces as well. (Featured: Enaura Bridal  and Eve of Milady)

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Pop of Color!

Color trends are for brides looking to show their unique style and personality. We’ve seen this trend transform over the years. Before wedding dresses mimicked the Victorian era and were solely white, brides would wear actual color in their weddings. Blue, red, green…you name it! We’re happy to see this come back into the bridal world. It’s a great alternative to what’s become the traditional white or ivory. We would definitely say that these designers got it right!  (Featured: Matthew Christopher and Romona Keveza)  

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Plunging Necklines or Deep V-Necks!

This style is designed in many different forms. Whether it’s paired with an illusion neckline or off- the-shoulder sleeves, this is a sleek trend offering a touch of drama to any gown. From the image above, it’s evident that this neckline can be paired with a dramatic or understated gown.  (Featured: RiviniWatters, and Kenneth Pool )

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Sheer Bodice!

Sheer bodices are bold, sexy and trendy! Only for the daring bride! Even in a modest ballgown, this trend highlights the bodice and makes it more appealing and bold. The floral appliques throughout the skirt soften the look of the dress, which still allows for the dainty, princess look. The gown to the right has fully incorporated beading with the sheer bodice, which makes the dress more glamorous. The mermaid style adds a sultry effect. (Eve of Milady) 

Like what you see? Come visit us! We have all of these styles in-store and would love to help you find the perfect dress!

#Rivini Trunkshow

Bridals by Lori hosted a Rivini & Alyne  Trunkshow this weekend to introduce the Spring 2016 collection. Brides were able to have a first glance of the new line fresh from the runway. Rivini not only portrays the modern, chic bride but also captures the “essence of simple luxury.”  

Gowns are cut from lush silk satins, crepes, chiffons, and organzas. “Fluid silhouettes and meticulous attention to detail have long been Rivini designer Rita Vinieris’s understated signature. Vinieris infuses her collection with a sense of light-handed charm. Subtle finishing touches include soft tucks and pleats, understated beading, sheer panels of fabric, a beguiling illusion, and a variety of couture techniques and styles.”

Here’s a quick glance into our eventful weekend: 

 

 

Rivini

Clean. Architectural. Luxurious.

Like a fabulous work of art, it’s impossible to miss a bridal gown by Rivini. A menswear designer for renowned designers like Lacoste Canada in the mid-80s, designer Rita appreciated classic design.

Disappointed by the fluffy, oversized gowns available in bridal salons during the decade, many of Rita’s friends asked the designer to create custom bridal ensembles. Even in the overindulgence of the 80’s, Rita created simple yet chic gowns.

The popularity of her work soon led to the founding of the Rivini bridal company in 1995. A visionary, Rita saw a niche in the market for woman like herself that sought clean, tailored silhouettes. Her no-frills design philosophy resonates with today’s bride who seeks elegance in simplicity. Brides simply demand Rivini.

What inspires this humble award-winning bridal designer? “I love beautiful things,” said Rita. “My inspiration is ongoing. I consistently notice art, furniture, architecture and even luxury cars. I love watching the evolution of design and finding glamour in unexpected places.”

Because of Rivini, thousands of brides feel beautiful on their wedding day.