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Today we visited two of our designers on our bridal market tour and each one offered us a little something different. Both Marchesa and Jenny Lee went back to their basics, Marchesa revamped their take on embroidery and draping while Jenny Lee redefined her take on structure. Marchesa featured beautifully embroidered Chantilly lace and Jenny Lee played with the idea of exposed boning and applique details…


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Day 2…
Wow what a whirlwind of fashion!
From the simple elegance of Jenny Lee and Rivini
to the grandeur of Kenneth Pool…
we’ve seen it all…

Jenny Lee Spring 2012
Jenny Lee stepped out of her box this season.
Ruching, of course, is still in the mix. However she incorporated ruffles, feathers, higher necklines & even ballgowns into her latest collection…

Gabriella & Mark Ingram all smiles before the show
Now serious time…

“1201”One shoulder sweetheart neckline with a ruched bodice & organza ruffled a-line skirt

Chantilly lace sheath with sheer bateau neckline

Sweetheart neckline, ruched bodice & natural waist ballgown accented with organza flowers

“1211”Crescent neckline with ruched bodice & draped skirt which is adorned with floral applique accent

Rivini Spring 2012
Rivini’s collection was inspired by Central Park in the Spring.
Warm hues reminiscent of blushing cheeks and flower blossoms complimented the light and airy fabrics of the gowns.
Draping and texture were everywhere,
however we were happy to see their signature alencon lace as well…


Fringed sweetheart neckline in Fortuny pleated silk organza with organza & tulle double peplum skirt

Gabriella just looking cute as a button
Fit-to-flare silk organza gown with delicate petals & cascading crystal beading


Fit-to-flare alencon lace gown with beading at the natural waist & tissue organza crumb catcher neckline


Organza edged sweetheart neckline, modified a-line skirt, layered with pleated tulle, silk organza, beading & satin organza petal details….
Wow that was a mouth full

“New Necklace”The new neckline for the line that we loved…

Kenneth Pool Spring 2012
Kenneth Pool introduced caffe tones & portrait necklines into the collection….

“Alana”Strapless taffeta ballgown in caffe with crystal beaded bodice, low dropped waist & dramatic draped skirt

“Yulia”V-neck taffeta ballgown with asymmetrical pick up skirt, beaded belt & origami back detail

More to come…
Carine, Jessica & Gabriella

Classic, Romantic, and Sensual
are what describes the Jenny Lee Fall 2011 Collection.
Come see the new collection starting
today (3/3) through Saturday (3/5) during the
Jenny Lee Trunk Show.

Call us at 202. 965.4696
or email is at
to make your appointment.

Here’s a teaser preview of the collection that you will see in-store …
(Photos Courtesy of Jessica and I during Bridal Market)

See you there,