The Barcelona Bridal Week catwalk will be turning off its spotlight tonight after the fashion shows in which 22 leading brands in the wedding fashion sector have successfully presented their collections for 2015 to an audience that has been able to enjoy the latest products, trends and provocations of some of world’s best designers. Pronovias will end this edition of the especially romantic and sensual catwalk on a high note. Highlights have included the 50th anniversary of Pronovias and the debut in nuptial fashion of designer Juana Martín.
The Pronovias fashion show, which is being held tonight in the Italian Pavilion in the Montjuïc exhibition centre, will close Barcelona Bridal Week 2014 that has hosted the collections for 2015 of the following firms: Rosa Clará, Jesús Peiró, Victorio & Lucchino, Yolan Cris, Inmaculada García, M&M, the French Cymbeline, Isabel Zapardiez, Jordi Dalmau, Hannibal Laguna, Ana Torres, Franc Sarabia, Francis Montesino, Manualvarez, Matilde Cano, Patricia Avendaño, Sonia Peña, Miquel Suay, Juana Martín, Carla Ruiz and Fuentecapala.
The designers have drawn inspiration from various sources, from the big Hollywood stars of the 20s and 30s, to the boho-chic of the 60s. Flowers and appliqués of Swarovski crystals have decorated the majority of outfits ¿an average of 25/30 per fashion show- giving the catwalk a romantic touch giving way, in many cases, to the sensual, accentuating the female form with muslin, Chantilly lace and transparent tulle and embroidery.
The list of celebrities includes Rossy de Palma, who attended the “rocker” show of YolanCris, the archduchess Sofia of Hapsburg invited by Rosa Clará, and Jordi González, who attended the male fashion show of Fuentecapala. Top models, such as Alba Carrillo; Malena Costa; Bhumika Arora; Carla Crombie; Joana Sanz; Cristina Mantas; Merilin Perli; Thais Custodio and River Viiperi, Juan Betancourt and Miguel Ángel Herrera, among others, have brought glamour and elegance to the Barcelona Bridal Week catwalk, establishing it as the sector’s
Pronovias closes the catwalk programme on a high note
This evening, the Pronovias fashion show will feature famous figures, such as Camila Alves and Bar Refaeli, Ana Boyer, Genoveva Casanova, Astrid Klisans, Olivia de Borbón and the models Helen Lindes and Malena Costa among other personalities. In addition to a front row full of well-known faces, the Pronovias fashion show stands out for its top models, such as Karolina Kurkova, Constance Jablonski, Sigrid Agreen, Kate Grigoreva, Ymre Stiekema and Diana Moldovan among others.
Barcelona Bridal Week continues in Gran Via’s pavilion 2 with the International Noviaespaña Show, which opened its doors this morning with 200 brands of fashion for brides, grooms, parties, ceremonies and communions, accessories and high-end costume jewellery. The show, which will be open until this Sunday, May 11th, is an international leader in the sector because of the quality and quantity of fashion “made in Spain”, one of the most powerful economic sectors with the biggest export potential in the Spanish economy.
Exhibitors at the event occupied the entire 30,000 square metres of floor space in pavilion 2 of the Gran Via Exhibition, half of them international from Germany, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Lebanon, Portugal, South Korea, Turkey, Rumania, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil.
Barcelona, 9th May 2014
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