Shopping Experience - Designer Loft Bridal NYC
    • Designers
      • Rosa Clara Group
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        Rosa Clara’s collection of wedding dresses establish the next wave of style for American brides.

      • Anna Georgina
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        This dramatic collection inspired by the beauty of the city of Barcelona is a dream! Aire Barcelona thinks of you, creating gowns full of magic to ensure you’re at your most beautiful on your great day.

      • Aire Barcelona
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        Hand made in Barcelona, Spain, these elegant gowns are fluid and comfortable wedding dresses that draw the figure of an elegant bride.

      • Pronovias Atelier
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        Pronovias is a family firm that began life in El Suizo, a prestigious Barcelona store that specialised in lace, embroidery and high-quality silk fabrics founded by Alberto Palatchi Bienveniste in 1922.

      • Pronovias
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        Born in Tokyo, Japan, Yumi Katsura graduated from Kyoritsu Women’s University with a degree from the Department of Apparel Science Studies.

      • Yumi Katsura
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        Established in 2002, Matthew Christopher has been recognized by three Distinctive Excellence in the Bridal Industry (DEBI) award nominations for “Distinctive Newcomer” and “Dress Design of the Year”.

      • Matthew Christopher
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        Robert Bullock grew up on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi giving him his southern roots. At an early age Robert possessed a strong interest in anything fashion related.

      • Robert Bullock
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        These dreamy soft creations are perfect for garden or destination weddings. Light weight and yet so elegant, these designs are timeless and effortlessly comfortable yet exude elegance and celebrate a bride’s curves.

      • Eddy K.
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        The Company Nicole was born in 1996, but the passion for the bridal dress is part of a long family tradition. Designer, Alessandra Rinaudo, founder of the brand along with her husband Carlo Cavallo.

      • Nicole Spose
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        Gemy Maalouf was born and raised in Lebanon, where she grew up surrounded by the colorful materials at her father’s fabric factory.

      • Gemy Maalouf
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        Renowned designer Gill Harvey has brought together her years of experience to create the Eliza Jane Howell Bridal Collection.

      • Eliza Jane Howell
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        Designer Julie Sufi of Belluccio, is a master in beading. Defying the odds of physics she coats her featherweight materials with kilograms of embellishment without compromising the line of the design.

      • Bellucio Haute Couture
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        Israeli Designer Galit Levi always loved fabric and clothing and often sewed outfits for her friends. In fact when she got married in 1994 she wore a pink lace gown of her own design.

      • Galit Levi
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        Designer Elen Paumere carries on a tradition begun by her Grandmother of practicing Old World Couture craftsmanship with fine attention to detail!

      • Religious Couture
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        Many brides have specific religious or cultural requirements for their wedding gowns and for their wedding parties.

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Shopping Experience

To Our Brides,

At Designer Loft we are passionate about providing you a guided yet pressure free shopping experience. We realize every bride responds differently to the wedding experience, so whether you’re decisive on your first appointment or are overwhelmed after a flurry of stops, we will do our best to guide you to your dream dress.

Shopping at Designer Loft

Please book your appointment in advance, especially during trunk show weekends, which fill up quickly. The average purchase-to-arrival time for new bridal gowns is five to six months with an additional two to three months or more recommended for fittings.

Rush brides: We do have special TO GO selections for you! We do work with designers who may have certain styles in stock immediately. However, this may limit your size, color and style selections- so we do recommend ordering at least 12 months out whenever possible

Confirm your appointment so that we can accommodate you accordingly as well as your guests.

Bring pictures. It can help us to assist you.
Share your visions, questions, concerns, and budget with us— it will make the process easier for you. Designer Loft also allows you to take pictures in our gowns so you will see how certain styles photograph.

A suggestion about underpinnings– SPANX, neutral-colored undergarments, and a sturdy strapless bra will be really helpful. Excellent alterations are available. Our seamstresses are creative and can customize to make your desired dress work.
Once you have purchased your gown:

Discuss your delivery date with your Designer Loft consultant to make sure everything is set.

Call for updates, but we promise we will let you know the minute your dress has arrived. We know how excited you are!

Fittings are regularly Monday-Friday, 11 am-6pm. Please arrange your fitting via phone or email. We can accomodate weekend fittings, schedule permitting and must be scheduled in advance with seamstress.

Alterations are up to $500 for basic alterations (cups, bustle, hemline, seam adjustment). Major changes will be more expensive. Everything will be discussed at the time of your fitting so all is clear.

Don’t forget your shoes and undergarments for your seamstress fittings. Try to approximate what you will wear on your wedding day, in terms of heel height and undergarments.

Have you figured out your accessories? We are glad to help you accessorize! Accessory appointments are Monday to Friday, 11am to 6pm. Designer Loft has a full line of bridal accessories, including custom veils, shrugs, jewelry, hair accessories, and more. If you have already chosen your accessories, bring them to your fitting so you can get the whole picture of how you will look on your special day.

Once you have tied the knot:
We love to see pictures of our brides! Please send us photos!
You can contact us for dry cleaning or preservation information.
Don’t be shy about telling your friends and family who might need our services how great your experience was.

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