“I am inspired by the timeless elegance of romance, for what is more romantic than the joining of two hearts?,” says Martin J. Thornburg, Mon Cheri Bridals‘s merchandiser and designer. Thornburg believes that a great dress is all about “shape, …
Kenneth Pool Fall 2010 Bridal Collection
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 Pool label has been recognized for its “embodiment of fantasy and drama with its grand ball gowns, luxurious fabrics and exquisite beadwork.”
The Kenneth Pool Fall 2010 Collection is made up of mostly fitted bodices with dramatic, full ballgown skirts. The delicate beading found in several of the gowns creates a very polished look. And, though it is often reserved for skirts, note the creative use of tulle above the waist with the adorably-named ‘crumb-catcher’ neckline found on the ‘Magical’ dress.
Royal duchess satin adds extra glamour to the full skirts above. The Kenneth Pool Fall collection offers some more streamlined looks as well. In fact, Real Housewife of New Yorkat her April wedding – and she was seven months pregnant at the time!
To find a Kenneth Pool near you, or check out the whole collection online at www.kennethpool.com