- 10:37, 22 JAN 2011
- Updated 11:55, 14 JAN 2013
ULTIMO introduce their very first assortment of designer wedding dresses a few weeks with a variety that brings brides elegance that is affordable.
Michelle Mone’s business, most commonly known due to their lingerie, have exclusive designs developed by Brian Rennie – who made Jennifer Lopez’s bridal dress.
Their Ultimo range shall price ?300-?400, fewer than half the common ?1000.
Brian, from Dundee, could be the previous mind of fashion household Escada. He had been certainly one of Princess Diana’s favourite designers, dressed Kim Basinger whenever she won her Oscar in 1997 and Catherine Zeta-Jones is an admirer.
He hopes he’s got made dresses that are magical Ultimo that any girl would wish.
He stated: “The challenge in my situation would be to create an accumulation ‘off the rail’ dresses which could effortlessly be recognised incorrectly as big title bridal designers. I do believe we’ve achieved this.”
We gave three brides-to-be a preview and asked them to select their favourite.
Kirsty MacNaughton, 30, from Glasgow got involved just a couple weeks hence for a romantic break in Paris. Kirsty, a project that is senior for the activities business, is with fiance Andrew Gifford for just two years.
Andrew, an instructor and musician, proposed to her on New Year’s Day additionally the few have actually yet to create a romantic date.
Through the Ultimo range, Kirsty selected a stylish v-neck dress with sparkling crystals regarding the straps. The moving dress had been light and perfect she stated for the ceremony abroad which can be what she and her fiance are intending.
She said: “We’re hoping to have hitched in Thailand, that’s what we’re contemplating. A ceremony in the beach will be lovely so I’ll have to imagine very very carefully about a gown.
“As quickly when I place this gown upon it felt perfect. Here is the very first wedding gown I’ve attempted on therefore it’s really exciting. I love the form from it, i do believe it matches me personally.”
Kirsty wears gown that is v-neck crystal strap detailing, ?300 from Ultimo Bridal Collection.
Kerri Robertson, 26, from Bearsden is engaged and getting married on 17, exactly four years after fiance Kush Sumal proposed to her july. The couple may be wed at Ingliston Equestrian nation Club in Bishopton, then have a later ceremony planned for Glasgow to mirror Kush’s family’s Indian roots, meaning Kerri has to purchase two various designer wedding dresses.
Her fiance Kush is just a restauranteur whom runs Mr India’s in Hyndland. Their moms and dads will travel over from their house in Vancouver, Canada when it comes to wedding and Kerri can also be looking towards conference relatives coming over from Asia.
She said: “I’ll have a white gown for the marriage however the 2nd wedding in Glasgow may be a normal Indian ceremony therefore I’ll get to purchase another gown for the. We haven’t chosen one yet but i do believe it is likely to be red.”
Kerri, a free account supervisor at h . p ., said: “ this Ultimo is loved by me dress, it fits perfectly and nothing would want done to it. It seems actually comfortable and it feels extremely light and ideal for a summer wedding in warmer climate. even though it has a number of layers,”
*Kerri wears strapless dress with beaded bodice, ?400 from Ultimo Bridal Collection, necklace ?107 from Swarovski.
Catherine O’Halloran, 30, from Glasgow got involved with Northern Ireland last August. Her fiance Gareth Gordon, 31, is really an eyesight engineer in the BBC arranged for several of her household and their become here, to participate the festivities whenever she accepted.
The few should be wed during the Art Club in Glasgow in August this current year.
Catherine, a singer and communications supervisor for NHS, said: “It had been really romantic and I also can’t wait for now day. It is gonna be very calm and merely a party that is big many individuals coming over from abroad.
“I’ve chosed my gown currently but things can alter and also this gown by Ultimo is gorgeous. We required a thing that ended up being structured therefore the product about this additionally the means it moves is beautiful.
“The neckline is breathtaking too. I’ve currently got a gown that I favor but minute that is last these specific things frequently change.”
*Catherine wears Swarovski crystal-embellished gown, ?350 from Ultimo Bridal Collection, necklace ?72 from Swarovski.