For the first time ever, the most sustainable brand and the best boutiques in the retail channel have been recognised

The ELLE International Bridal Awards and the VBBFW award talent and excellence in bridal fashion

The jury of the fourth edition of the ELLE International Bridal Awards has presented the awards to the winning firms during last night’s ceremony which was broadcast on the Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week Digital Experience platform. The show, organised by Fira de Barcelona and international leader in bridal fashion, has launched this new format with the aim of supporting the industry at a particularly complex time, ratifying its role as host and collaborator of international events such as the EIBAs, as well as being a driving force for business and connections between the different agencies in this field, such as companies, professionals and the end customers on a global level.

The 12 awards presented at the ELLE International Bridal Awards 2020, organised by the ELLE magazine in collaboration with Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week, were awarded yesterday during a gala ceremony which, for the first time ever, was broadcast online on the VBBFW App.

The jury was composed of eleven editors at ELLE from various countries: Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, South Korea, the Middle East, Spain, Sweden, Russia and Turkey, as well as the Director of Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week, Estermaria Laruccia.

This year for the first time the competition has awarded two new prizes: The Best Sustainable Bridal Gown Brand and the Best Multi-brand Bridal Gown Boutique.

  1. BEST BRIDAL GOWN
    First look of the Autumn 2020 collection by Zuhair Murad
  2. BEST BRIDAL GOWN COLLECTION
    Spring 2020 Bridal Collection by Oscar de la Renta
  3. BEST SUSTAINABLE BRIDAL GOWN BRAND
    Cortana
  4. BEST GROOM COLLECTION
    Lubiam Spring/Summer 2020 Collection
  5. BEST WEDDING JEWELLERY COLLECTION
    “Save the Children” Collection by BVLGARI
  6. BEST AD CAMPAIGN
    Atelier Eme Spring/Summer 2020 Advertising Campaign
  7. BEST WEDDING FASHION SHOW
    Marchesa Bride Fashion Show Spring 2020 (held at VBBFW 2019)
  8. BEST MULTI-BRAND BRIDAL BOUTIQUE (each establishment will receive an award)
  • THE MUSE COLLECTIVE (Barcelona, Spain)
  • VAKKO WEDDING (Turkey)
  • DIGA SÍ (Germany)
  • HELEN RODRIGUES (Australia)
  • TRINITY BRIDAL (Hong Kong)
  • SOYOO BRIDAL (Korea)
  • THE TREAT DRESSING (Japan)
  • CEREMONIA DE BOSCO (Russia)
  • REBECCA LA SPOSA (Italy)
  • BLANCO DE NOVIA (Madrid, Spain)
  • MARK INGRAM ATELIER (USA)
  • PENELOPE SPOSA (Italy)
  1. BEST WEDDING PLANNER
    Mindy Weiss (Los Angeles, USA)
  2. BEST HONEYMOON RESORT
    Amangiri (Big Water, Utah, USA)
  3. BEST BRIDAL NEW TALENT
    Danielle Frankel
  4. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
    Elie Saab

Estermaria Laruccia, VBBFW Director, declared: “I would like to give special thanks to the ELLE International Network Team for choosing Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week for the 3rd year in a row for the presentation of these awards, undoubtedly the most prestigious and international in the bridal fashion industry. On behalf of the whole VBBFW team, I want to express our sincere congratulations to the winners and to all nominees. Together we share the excitement of making a contribution to the success of bridal fashion everywhere.”

François Coruzzi, CEO of ELLE International Media Licenses, stated: “We are thrilled to have held the 4th edition of the ELLE International Bridal Awards, for the third time in association with Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week. With this prize, we are proud to highlight the global talent of the bridal industry. Especially this year, with the event going digital through an exceptional online ceremony.”

About ELLE
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readers worldwide: 45 editions of ELLE in 43 countries, 25 editions of ELLE Decoration, 5 editions of ELLE à Table, 2 editions of ELLE Men and 1 edition of ELLE Girl. It also represents 45 local websites which attract almost 100 million visitors per month. The Lagardère Group, owner of the ELLE & ELLE Decoration brands, is a partner of prestigious editorials worldwide, through licence contracts, such as Hearst Magazines, with whom it publishes 13 editions of ELLE and 12 editions of ELLE Decoration, in 13 countries. It is also a partner of Burda, Aller, Ringier and another 23 partners in 31 countries, with whom it publishes 32 editions of ELLE and 13 editions of ELLE Decoration. The Lagardère Group is a world leader in the publication, production, transmission and distribution of content, whose powerful brands take advantage of their virtual and physical networks to attract and enjoy targeted audiences.

Valmont Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week, international platform
Leader in its industry, VBBFW will continue showing the fashion shows displayed by a total of 24 bridal fashion firms and the offer of around 100 brands, 64% of which are international, on its new digital format through the VBBFW Digital Experience platform until Tuesday, 22 September. The broadcast of the fashion shows can be viewed through the VBBFW App, which allows brides-to-be and fashion lovers around the world to enjoy the latest trends and bridal collections. Moreover, the App space dedicated to the Trade Show will remain active until 18 October.

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