Since its inception, Galia Lahav has set the standard for bold, modern, sleek Couture bridal gowns. Now, the label is broadening its offerings to better suit the needs of its ultra-connected, tapped in customers, naturally evolving from bridal Couture to a complete experience that goes beyond the wedding gown.
Our #GLBride of the week is Derya Yilmaz, who married her love Batu in our GALA 104 gown. Surrounded by fresh flowers and stunning ornate architecture, the couple held their summer garden wedding at the historic Bosphorus Palace Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. In the following interview, Derya shares with us how she planned her dream summer wedding and found the perfect dress to complement the occasion. As told by Derya:
With exquisite attention to detail, Lisa Lafferty is the queen of events planning that features beauty, extravagance, and drama! With 10 amazing years in the industry, Lisa understands every necessary detail from romance to entertainment providing her own personal touch of glam to each event she is involved in. Lafferty who was a GL Bridal herself has planned many celebrities weddings, including our recent GL Bride, Christine Quinn. We talked to Lisa about her personal journey and what it was like planning Christine Quinn's wedding .
Behind the Scenes: Meet Bridal Photographer, Mike Colon
Mike Colon has a knack for giving viewers of his photographs feel like they’re right there with him, whether that’s backstage at Galia Lahav Bridal Fashion Week show or hiking an actual mountain to get the dreamiest engagement picture possible. Even A-listers and celebs (including Usher!) trust him to attend their wedding and photograph some of their most vulnerable moments. Here, Mike tells us more about his career and even offers some tips on how to get the best possible photos from your special day.
Brittany wore our glamorous Maya from our latest Couture collection Fancy White. This semi-sheer mermaid gown with 3D embroidered flowers worked perfectly as Brittany Snow's reception dress. This gown made her look like a true elegant yet stylish bride.
Community Spotlight: From The Experience Of A WOC, Bride To Be.
Over the past couple of weeks, we decided to take a step back and just listen to members of our community, on how we are able to use our platform for good.
Admitting firstly that we can and should do more and do better. This has opened an opportunity for us to engage in a dialogue with our followers- something we are so deeply thankful for and hoping to continue nurturing.