The creative director at Kenneth Pool isn’t named Kenneth. In fact, it isn’t even a man. The label was founded in 2003 by Ethiopian designer Amsale Aberra, who was already renowned for her Amsale and Christos Bridal collections. Her Kenneth …
Christos 2011 Bridal Collection
The CHRISTOS Collection was established by Cyprus-born designer Christos Yiannakou. After over 20 years of designing renowned, romantic wedding gowns, Mr. Yiannakou retired in 2005. He passed his legacy onto Ethiopian designer Amberra Amsale, who now adds her own modern touch to the collection in addition to her other brands, AMSALE and Kenneth Pool.
Waist accents are huge in both the 2010 and Spring 2011 CHRISTOS wedding dress collections. Flowers, bows, belts – you name it. These details are perfect to accentuate both slim and curvy silhouettes and to highlight the transition from fitted bodice to flared skirt.
Wedding gowns from the CHRISTOS collection have been seen on the big screen. Katherine Heigl wore a CHRISTOS design in the film 27 Dresses, and Uma Thurman sported a CHRISTOS gown in The Accidental Husband. Most recently, CHRISTOS gowns were seen in the Kate Hudson movie My Best Friend’s Girl.
To see the full CHRISTOS Collection, visit their website at www.christosbridal.com