When it comes to finding that perfect wedding dress, you do not have to limit your search to your local area, city, or even your country. There are thousands of sought-after, renowned bridal designers and industry leaders around the world, which really is your oyster.
Italy is synonymous with fashion, with Milan considered the 4th Fashion Capital of the World, being home to incredible brands such as Valentino, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Armani and Missoni. Italian bridal fashion, in particular, has a cutting-edge, modern aesthetic, combined with timeless romance and authentic traditions.
An Italian bride is fashion-forward, seeking elegance, sophistication and of course that true Italian romance – Romeo and Juliet style. So, if this sounds like you and your tastes, then read on to discover our favourite bridal designers in Italy.
The Antonella Rossi brand was born in 1950, near Florence. Originally a start-up from a family of tailors and embroiderers, Antonella Rossi now produces Couture and Made in Italy collections that combine contemporary innovation and the traditions of tailoring.
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Antonella Rossi bridal gowns are both romantic and vintage, with a soft, cosmopolitan air. Beautiful structures are created with satin, creponne silk, and soft pleated tulle, while some have lace inlays for a sensual evocation of the feminine silhouette. Collections from Antonella Rossi are the desires of brides all over the world, since the brand exhibits on the worldwide stage at international fashion weeks.
Kea Atelier – Il Giardino Segreto (the secret garden in English), is the end product of a young girl’s dream. Thanks to the experience gained by Carmela at the largest fashion houses, this company marks and fabricates both a love for detail and a uniqueness of style. Kea Atelier – The Secret Garden creates high fashion garments made of the finest fabrics, as well as offering entirely handmade wedding dresses!
In particular, Kea Atelier – The Secret Garden specialises in giving new life to old memories, which is why they are environmentally conscious, and repair and modify old clothes too!
The Via Della Spiga Milan brand was founded in the 1920s, and has since affirmed itself in the panorama of Haute Couture fashion. Due to a love for all things beautiful, this team work with colours, cuts, weights and shapes to create that elegance and sophistication so typically Italian, so natural and at the same time extremely sought after! From boho-chic to night-time bride, this company has it all and so much more! Take a look at their dresses. Need we say more?
Giuseppe Papini has been creating haute couture bridal gowns since 2003, transforming the traditions of the Italian wedding gown with current trends. The designer duo, Giuseppe and Valentina Mazzoni, strive for impeccable service and luxurious quality with every creation.
Extreme attention to detail is what sums up this brand of exquisite bridal designs, which are aimed at empowering the modern woman to feel feminine, unique, and powerful on her most special day. The best fabrics are selected from around Europe: craft lace from the North of France, first choice silk from Como and tulle from the traditional textile districts of Milan. These prestigious and talented designers turn every dress into true works of art.
Created by Brunella Di Benedetto, Brunella Sposa combines the high fashion of haute couture with the lightness and wearability of soft fabrics and delicate structures. Each dress is individually hand-crafted and embroidered with love, with a made-to-measure service, allowing each bride to feel unique on her wedding day.
Inspired by Greek Mythology, Brunella Sposa has an ethereal aesthetic, with dresses fit for a Greek goddess. From daring ruffles, bold cuts and unique detailing, to soft and subtle layers, there really is a dress to suit every bride who seeks romance and originality.
With any of these Italian designers, you can be sure that you will feel exquisite in a high quality, comfortable, elegant and romantic haute couture wedding dress. Simply pick your favourite!