For the bride

11th September 2018


6 bridal designers you need to know about before choosing your gown

You may or may not be able to afford them, but these designers offer buckets of inspiration for your dream dress.


1. Ashi Studio

The sculptural qualities of Ashi Studio’s designs make each gown resemble timeless pieces of art. Beirut-based designer Mohammed Ashi creates innovative, architectural silhouettes with whopping detail, and plenty of ideas to inspire and awe. His following has grown tremendously since founding the studio in 2007, and has dressed celebrities Cardi B, Nicole Scherzinger and Chris Pitanguy among many others.

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2. Paolo Sebastian

Take a minute to browse through Paolo Sebastian’s Instagram feed and prepare to be mesmerised. Headed by designer Paul Vasileff, the Australia-based label delivers one stunning collection after another, often inspired by fable or fairytale, with plenty of whimsical details that will enchant and set your imagination alight.

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3. Ersa Atelier

Composed of Romanian twin sister design duo Cristina and Gabriela Antonescu, Ersa Atelier, based in Bucharest, features romantic details in droves but with an edgy vibe, including sheer overskirts, sheer inserts, lace, regal necklines, and stunning adornments all over. The result is a gorgeous collection of majestic-yet-bohemian gowns fit for a modern-day princess bride who isn’t afraid to show off her individuality.

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4. Caroline Castigliano

British designer Caroline Castigliano has been designing luxury wedding dresses for 27 years. Her designs are effortlessly glamourous, boast clean lines and are decidedly contemporary in style and cut – the kind of dresses that will never go out of fashion. At her Knightsbridge store in England, you can create a custom gown together with the designer, fulfilling your dream dress down to the last detail.

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5. Inbal Dror

One of the most talented designers to emerge from Israel’s fashion scene, Inbal Dror produces gorgeous gowns that combine intricate workmanship with timeless fashion, the kind of gowns that aren’t afraid to push boundaries. Think corseted dresses, stunning silhouettes and feminine details that capture every bride’s, and heck every couture lover’s imagination.

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6. One Day Bridal

Australian brand One Day Bridal, founded by Creative Director Kyha in 2011, appeals to the modern, effortlessly chic bride who wants and needs that extra dose of glamour on her wedding day. Their bespoke and custom gowns often feature unusual cuts and inserts, celebrating the female form within the realms of appropriate bridal wear, but with a fearless individuality.

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Image Credits

One Day Bridal

Wedding Directory