Call it presumptuous or a PR stunt, but Gucci has made a gutsy move as the countdown to the wedding of the millennium continues.
Frida Giannini, creative director, has sketched the dress she says she would design if she were asked to create a wedding dress for Kate Middleton.
“I admire the balance Kate Middleton strikes between elegant and contemporary with her unmistakable style. For her wedding dress, I had in mind clean lines, soft shapes and classic touches such as the boat neckline and the distinctive train,” says Frida.
Nice, I think but I think this dress needs a bit more frou-frou for an occasion as grand as this.
Keep reading to see what Gucci came up with.
I’m not sure how to feel about Tiffany’s newest innovation.
Their luxury shopping experience went mobile today with the launch of an iPhone app.
Translation: Your ultra-busy boyfriend can now skip having to walk into a Tiffany store and making a serious effort to personally select your engagement ring in the presence of real salespeople. Instead, he can now do it while he’s in a meeting, riding the train, running on the treadmill, or while engaging in other random manly miscellany. :)
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That Vera Wang gown you’ve been eying could soon be a more affordable possibility. The designer and David’s Bridal have announced their exclusive partnership to launch a new bridal collection.
According to David’s Bridal, the collection will consist of gowns and accessories for the bride, and is likely to expand into bridesmaid dresses and shoes.
It will be available in the US in early Spring 2011 and in Canada by the end of 2011.
David’s Bridal has confirmed that all gowns will be priced under $1500.
Did you know that on average, a bride will try on at least 17 gowns and visit at least three different bridal boutiques before finding the perfect dress.
The most important thing brides have to remember is that the “ideal dress” is not necessarily the one a particular celebrity wore on her wedding.
And it’s not one that immediately says, “Cinderella.”
But the ideal dress is one that fits you best, according to your body shape, size and style.