Your Kent Wedding - Page number 93 - May/Jun 2021 (Issue 96)

Aran Martínez Solana Fashion editor Claire Ridley reveals the latest bridal news, buys and launches FASHION SOMETHING OLD The Loop has launched, a practical, affordable and sustainable option offering brides the opportunity to source a pre-loved wedding dress from a small selection of carefully chosen designer pieces. These items are picked from sample sections and archive collections belonging to a variety of global brands including Valentino (pictured) and British bridal brand Jenny Packham. There’s also the option to tailor, personalise and customise items. Why not add embroidered initials, an embellished belt or feather trim? To shop, visit Editor loves These cream organza, blush French lace and pastel blue French silk lace detachable collars make a great addition to any bridal or bridesmaids’ look. They’re from the new accessory collection from luxury bridal footwear designer Diane Hassall. To shop the selection that starts from just £25, visit WITH THIS RING This 18-carat gold morganite diamond ring, £2,500, is from the first wedding collection called Love and Commitment by Annoushka jewellery. To shop, visit HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! The new Desigual x Monsieur Christian Lacroix Forever collection has launched, a 10 th -anniversary collaboration inspired by the colour purple and Mediterranean nature and lifestyle. From lilac lavenders to blue violets, dresses ideal for attending weddings this summer are made from eco- friendly fabrics and include this dress of the season, pictured. It’s a short ruffled style with lavender and violet-printed flowers and something blue touches. To shop, visit #DesigualxMonsieurChristianLacroix focus Second time around Bridal shoe experts Rainbow Cub are helping brides-to-be put the love back into pre-loved with their Colour Studio service. The team can transform any pair of ivory Rainbow Club shoes into any colour, from neon brights to soft pastels. To find out more, visit In other news for the brand, the new Rainbow Club x John Lewis & Partners Collection has recently launched featuring fashion-forward bridal shoes finished with chiffon bows, 3D floral detailing, oversized pearls and diamanté straps. To shop, visit EDITOR’S FAVOURITE Bridesmaids will love the gorgeous gowns in the latest budget-friendly collection from KRISP. Vibrant colours include grown-up pastels, bold jewel tones and berry shades for year-round weddings. Styles include one-shoulder maxi dresses, Bardot-inspired off-the-shoulder looks and this flattering best-selling dress in rose pink, (pictured). There’s even a wide-leg chiffon jumpsuit, all with a price tag under £60. To shop, visit The perfect marriage The exclusive collaboration Marchesa for Pronovias has launched, a spectacular new collection of high-fashion bridalwear inspired by the beauty of Seville. Dresses feature Marchesa’s famous corset bodices, loved by celebrities, at more affordable price points in line with the Pronovias brand. Styles include this pretty Amaya dress in soft layered tulle with 3D appliqué florals. To shop, visit #LoveConquersAll Photography of Desigual x Monsieur Lacroix courtesy of Txema Yeste FASHION 93