Graceful. Dramatic. Breathtaking. All three words perfectly embody the mesmerizing movement of a prima ballerina—and our Fall/Winter 2021 Couture collection. Named “Dancing Queen,” after the ABBA song, this bridal range exudes both the twirling splendor of a dancer onstage and a beaming bride who is floating down the aisle.
Our #GLBride of the week is the gorgeous Ronké Marie Essien, who said her forever nuptials in our Gia and celebrated in our Alexandra. The couple decided to say 'I Do' at the Julia Thompson Smith Chapel at Agnes Scott College and hold their opulent gold and Versace themed reception at Ronké's favorite restaurant, STK Steak. In the following interview, Ronké shares her favorite wedding details, moments, and how she decided on not one but two GL gowns. As told by Ronké:
Galia Lahav releases the GALA collection online. With four dresses in this instalment (and more small drops to come in the future), brides are invited to experience the GL magic by shopping these gowns digitally rather than in-person.
Congratulations, you're engaged! The engagement party (or parties) is the first of many events where all eyes will be on you as a bride-to-be. That means it’s time to start planning your engagement party outfit(s). Don't stress—use this as an excuse to begin investing in looks you love, and pieces that will set the stage for your bridal style. Remember: There are no hard and fast rules, it's your party. Have fun with your fashion.
Our #GLBride of the week is the gorgeous Lauren Barnette, who wore our Bella and Ms. Elle on her wedding day. The lovely couple held their nuptials at one of their favorite locations, Lake Como, Italy with a romantic pink wedding. In the following interview, Lauren shares with us a look at her destination wedding at Villa Pizzo and the moment she fell for our two gowns. As told by Lauren:
Our #GLBride of the Week is the gorgeous Kelly Binder, who walked down the aisle to wed her fiancé Bryan in our Magnolia gown. The two celebrated this new chapter in their life with a romantic wedding at the historic Burden Kahn Mansion. In the following interview, Kelly shares with us the memories she will always cherish and how she knew our Magnolia was the one for her. As told by Kelly:
For FW21 we were proud to open Shanghai Fashion week, whereby our brand new Couture, "Dancing Queen" and 10th GALA collections were presented. Our show time represents something very special. Months worth of creation is displayed for hundreds to see, which is a reminder that art love and creation is more powerful than anything. We are excited to present images from our showtime and the behind the scenes.
Our #GLBride of the week is Mariel Armstrong, who walked down the aisle to marry her fiancé Alex in our Gia gown. The couple tied-the-knot surrounded by family and friends in their hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia. In the following interview, Mariel shares with us her most unforgettable wedding day memories and when she knew our Gia was the dress for her. As told by Mariel:
or the past three years, Simon has been working closely with our brand as a creative consultant. We sat down with Simon to talk about his journey in the fashion industry, his passion and dreams for the future, and his shared path with Galia Lahav.
Our #GLBride of the week is Christine Tran, who wed her fiancé in our G-210. The couple held their elegant destination wedding in Italy at the cliffside village of Positano. In the following interview, Christine shares with us the details surrounding her romantic Italian wedding and the moment she knew our G-210 was simply ‘The One’. As told by Christine:
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:
Our #GLBride of the week is Victoria Radford, who happily married her fiancé in our GALA 802. The couple tied-the-knot in Lisbon Portugal at the luxurious and elegant Postana Palace Hotel. In the following interview, Victoria shares with us the details behind her romantic destination wedding and the moment she said yes to the dress. As told by Victoria:
Our #GLBride of the week the gorgeous Deidre Behar, who married her longtime best friend and love of her life in a customized Lidya gown. Surrounded by family and close friends, the couple exchanged their loving vowels in beautiful Maui with a glamourous white destination wedding. In the following interview, Deidre shares with us the most joyful moments of her wedding day and her experience of finding her dream dress with us.
Our #GLBride of the week is the lovely, Lauren Damelio, who wore our Querida, Arden, and G-105 on her wedding day. Lauren and her fiancé Sal held their ceremony and reception among the rolling hills of Sonoma County at the St. Francis winery. In the following interview, Lauren shares with us the details of her rustic glam wedding and how she found not one, but three GL gowns for her special day. As told by Lauren:
Our #GLBride of the week is the lovely Hailey O’Brien, who wore our Harper gown on her special day. Hailey and her fiancé Christopher held their romantic nuptials in Newport Beach, California at the classic Nantucket-inspired Lido House Hotel. In the following interview, Hailey shares with us the details surrounding her wedding and what made her fall for our Harper gown. As told by Hailey:
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 .
Our #GLBride of the week is the beautiful Andrea Revenant, who wore a custom GL design on her special day. Staying true to their own unique style, Andrea and her fiancé celebrated this new chapter in their life with an outdoor wedding surrounded by family and friends. In the following interview, Andrea shares with us the moments leading up to her big day and how she created her dream dress with us. As told by Andrea: