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Vivienne Westwood Launches Bridal Couture

A model in a Vivienne Westwood bridal gown
(Courtesy: Vivienne Westwood )

Vivienne Westwood recently launched Bridal Couture, a line for Brides-to-be and others. Bridal Couture is an introduction to a selection of Vivienne Westwood Couture gowns from her Spring/Summer 2017 Collection. The couturier helps women create their own personalised Vivienne Westwood look. Each design is specifically made as per the measurements by the ateliers in London. This unique service requires a number of toile and silk fittings including design consultations with the couture team over a period of three to four months. 

“I spend a lot of my time in Italy as this is where most of the collections are made — we have a studio and a team there and after all these years we have fallen in love with Italy and the Mediterranean. I love the sea and being close to it. I thought ‘I want to make the summer collection about the Mediterranean,’ an homage to the people and the place. We are calling it ‘Europa.’ I love everything around this big sea. There is a similarity if you are in Italy or Greece, Spain or France — suddenly you are in front of this fantastic blue and time changes and your attitude to life changes and the way you look changes. It makes people look so lovely and healthy. It’s this Mediterranean way of life I adore and am inspired by,” said Andreas Kronthaler, the iconic British designer. 

Vivienne Westwood is a fashion designer from Britain who is largely responsible for bringing in new wave fashion and modern punk into the mainstream. She is an epitome of a modern-day female impresario.

Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the bridal couture line.