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November 2021

Nadia Manjarrez Fall 2022 Bridal Collection

Nadia Manjarrez debuts her bridal label with a collection of versatile, modular design wedding gowns to take brides from day to night.

Mexican designer Nadia Manjarrez launches her eponymous bridal label with her collection Aurora, inspired by the Japanese art of Kintsugi, repairing porcelain with precious metals to create beauty out of broken pieces.

Believing that a wedding gown should have multiple purposes and not just serve a bride for one night, Nadia Manjarrez focuses on versatility and functionality. The brand concept stems from transforming silhouettes with modular designs such as detachable trains, skirts, sleeves, and chiffon overlays, so brides can change up their looks to transition from ceremony to reception or after party.

Her debut collection, Aurora, features ethereal chiffon detachable layers, French laces, silk, and beaded appliqués alongside heavier Italian crepes and crystal fringe edges. Referencing her inspiration Kintsugi, Nadia used irregular cuts, metallic fabrics, and touches of silver throughout the pieces.

Esther Esther

Esther is a pleated satin light crepe midi dress with removable sleeves and a long train attached with a zipper, in a classic, vintage-inspired silhouette.

Gaby Gaby

Crafted from recycled light taffeta, Gaby features an asymmetrical neckline, a full skirt, and yoke. The look is pictured with the detachable Lucila cape and puffy sleeves.

Lucila Lucila

Lucila is a recycled light Italian taffeta gown with a draped wrap skirt, square neckline, and exposed back, paired with a detachable cape and puffy sleeves.

Bren Bren

Bren is a hand-draped crinkle organza gown with a ruched tiered skirt.

Yaya Yaya

The Yaya gown was designed as an ode to Nadia’s mother, who lost the love of her life to COVID-19. Yaya is a beautiful double satin Italian crepe gown in a clean, minimalist silhouette, embellished with hand-drawn crystal-cut beaded poppy flowers, which symbolise regeneration, and can be worn with half sleeves with covered buttons and a dramatic poppy-beaded detachable train.

Virginia Virginia

Virginia is a plunging V-neck gown of silk organza, embroidered with a hand-drawn, bold poppy print and worn with a removable train and hooded cape.

Maria

A playful and whimsical little number, Maria is an Italian crepe A-line cocktail gown with a built-in bustier, with a ruffle detail at the off-the-shoulder neckline and a removable train.

Karla Karla

Crafted out of blush Italian satin crepe, Karla is sleek number with a side slit and built-in corset with cut-out detailing. The look can be transformed with an overlay of blush silk chiffon with long sleeves and a high neck, with a hand-beaded corded harness.

Dulce Dulce

Dulce is a silk and nylon organza halter dress with a high neck and an underlay of corded lace on a hand-draped bodice. It features an open back with a removable exaggerated bow and train.

Conchita

Conchita is a blend of a gown and a pant, with an ombre silvery asymmetrical gown crafted from organa woven with silver thread, over a silk linen pant.

Teya Teya

Draped in Italian silver twill, Teya features a tie-detail at the waist and a hand-cute beaded fringe with a removable train that changes the look into a knee-length gown.

Rosa Rosa

A three-piece embossed jacquard wedding gown, Rosa has a double circular skirt with arched godets, and a corset with exposed style lines. Rosa can be worn with a full removable skirt and a stunning veil edged with bold floral lace, or can turn more playful with a mini skirt and flirty train.

With her debut collection, Nadia Manjarrez delivers on her promise to offer brides versatile, modular styles to suit their occasion, taking the trend for detachable options much further with gowns that completely transform from one look to another.


Credits: Images courtesy of Nadia Manjarrez

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