Now, designer Stéphanie Wolff is in the spotlight!
What do you think are the next wedding gown styles?
My grandmother, a lace manufacturer, gave me a taste with this particular material. To sublimate it, I use silk crepe and chiffon.
It’s a mix between the couture aesthetic of the 20s and 30s along with a dose of rock and folk liberty inspired by the 70s.
What’s the procedure of producing a dress with the future bride?
The Parisian designer very kindly consented to go through the interview practice for us.
The opportunity to find out more about his inspirations and his creative procedure.
During the fittings, we counsel her to come with a maximum of two people whom she deems nearest to her and who understand her well. Coming with a lot of individuals is confusing knowing that our friends tend to project themselves at the ideas gul ahmed dress. Once the dress is chosen, do not show it to too many people so as to surprise all of the wedding guests, even close friends.
A a lace shirt.
I immerse myself most of the time in books and old photos of collections of great designers who gave me the passion for stitching. It goes from Madeleine Vionnet into Coco Chanel but additionally by contemporaries such as Valentino or Alexander Mcqueen. I’m on the lookout for documentaries, series and movies about the world of sewing.
Where do you find inspiration for your own creations?
The young girl signs this year a new collection of romantic and folk wedding dresses as we like them, captured by Alice Bee and L’Artisan photographe. As a young mother (Stéphanie Wolff had her first child at early 2016), the designer gave her creations that the names of kids around her.
Instagram – that I can stay there for hours! VOGUE magazine, an eternal trend mark and finally Pinterest, a source that’s continually renewing itself.
Any advice for brides searching for the best dress?
That of Caroline Bessette Kennedy – I enjoy its refined design, moreover I had been inspired by it for the Maxime version. Kate Moss’s dress, because of its inspiration and classic cut. And finally, BB’s Vichy dress – original for a wedding, is not it?
Would you give me three examples of iconic wedding dresses?
We begin with our customer’s dimensions and then go through the patronage stage, which is made up of adapting our routines to her measurements. Then comes the cutting of the cloths as well as the assembly. We see her , four months before her wedding to finalize her dress by indicating the hem and also the last necessary alterations so it is perfect for the past fitting, a month prior to her wedding.
We advise them to do 3-4 fittings in various stores and to see unique styles and shapes. But we urge they do not try on a lot of in order not to get rid of the emotion of trying on a wedding gown and end up being completely lost. The day when they have a real crush, I think that the future bride should also stop trying on and take the time to think about this dress.
I’ve a feeling that the quantity is slowly coming back – a moderate quantity. Can you explain your desktop to us?
Would you name three print or web media where you could find inspiration for D-Day?
We particularly like the transparency of these noble materials, the frock design elegance of their long-sleeved models and the modern and ultra-feminine ordered cuts which improve the shape and reveal (particularly the spine ) without overdoing it.
What is for you the ultimate accessory to sublimate the wedding dress?
As my earliest youth I have always wanted to become a stylist so it was normal, after my baccalaureate, to start analyzing model making / styling at ESMOD (an international college ). As for the Stéphanie Wolff Paris experience, it started when several of my friends asked me to envision their wedding dress, then word of mouth took hold. At the time I made personalized creations before the day I wanted to make my own collection. Ever since that time, each year, with my team, I have produced a collection of ten gowns / sets that we provide tailor-made.
Which are your favorite subjects?