THE NORTH SHORE'S PREMIERE DESTINATION FOR BRIDAL, OCCASION AND PAGEANT GOWNS
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Founded in 1937 by Manny Bernstein, Paloma Blanca was first known as Blue Bird Dress. With its original location in downtown Toronto, Canada on the popular Spadina Avenue, the company began with a bridal gown and evening wear division. Manny’s brother Harry Bernstein also worked for the company and eventually took over the business from his brother. Continuing in the family tradition of offering unique bridal and evening wear designs and high quality manufacturing, Harry helped to maintain Blue Bird Dress as a leading design house in Toronto, making a name for itself across Canada.
In the late 70s, Harry’s two sons Marty and Shimmy Bernstein began working for the family business. Working within every area of the company, from shipping and marketing to sales and design, Harry’s sons envisioned expanding the business. Eager to spread their wings, Marty and Shimmy worked together to increase distribution to hundreds of stores throughout the United States. This cross-border success ignited a new vision - Blue Bird Dress became Paloma Blanca and the company soon started to focus exclusively on the creation of bridal gowns and accessories.
Today the company continues to be family owned and operated and remains 100% Canadian made. Paloma Blanca’s flattering and inspiring designs have garnered a number of prestigious bridal industry awards. With a renowned reputation for designing and producing high quality wedding gowns with impeccable attention to detail, styling, fit and best-in-class service to brides and retailers, Paloma Blanca has generated worldwide acclaim and respect within the bridal industry.
The Paloma Blanca headquarters are located in Toronto, Canada and house both the creative design and the dressmaking process, including cutting, hand beading, assembly, finishing, quality control and distribution.
Based on unique and innovative designs, an uncompromising commitment to quality and professionalism, a standard of service that is second-to-none and through the development of trusted relationships, Paloma Blanca has earned a loyal worldwide client base. Paloma Blanca bridal gowns can be found in the best bridal shops in over 200 major cities around the globe.
Timeless style and uncompromising quality—these have been the hallmark of Daymor Couture for over sixty years. The Daymor brand has been an industry leader specializing in exquisite eveningwear and special occasion gowns and suits. The company’s distinctive designs have elevated the standard for high fashion and elegance for the Mother-of-the Bride and Mother-of-the-Groom, the sophisticated and second-time bride, and the fashion-conscious guest. The collection offers couture styling complemented by exclusive fabrics and unique hand-beaded detailing and embroideries. Silhouettes feature a distinctive fit that enhances every woman’s shape, with rigorous attention to quality and detail. Daymor Couture has been recognized by the fashion industry for design excellence, featured by numerous television personalities and has been prominently circulated in nationally recognized magazines such as Town & Country, Vogue, Bride’s and the Martha Stewart Living Wedding Issue. Daymor has been, and always will be, true to one vision — to provide classic elegance with meticulous craftsmanship.
EIdeas by Barbara Designs is an elegant ladies evening wear manufacturer and has been in business since 1979. We specialize in social, special occasion dresses that are custom made to order. Our designs are available in variety of materials, colors and sizes which will fulfill your clients’ needs and wants. We supply to specialty stores and boutiques throughout the United States, as well as to other parts of the world. With over 35 years’ experience we pride ourselves on our commitment and excellent customer service. Our mission is to meet every one of our customers' needs and provide a high quality garment. We guarantee you will receive an excellent product with a great fit. As stated above all our dresses are customized and we are able to cut to a size 28. We can manufacturer your dress for that special day, mother of the bride, Bat Mitzvah, Bar Mitzvah or social event. Our company is proud to say that all garments are manufactured in the USA.
Evening, Cocktail, Mother’s, and Prom, this collection has an evening look and party dress for various styles and tastes. From the woman searching for refinement and elegance in her look to the fashionista who wants to make a glamorous statement to the young girl looking for the perfect blend of flirty and trendy, it is almost impossible not to find a style that suits your taste!
At Jasmine, our mission is to provide brides with the ultimate in fashion, fit and service. Jasmine offers our customers only the highest level of quality and design in all of our gowns, with a fit that makes every woman look and feel beautiful. Since our inception in 1985, innovation and design has been at the heart of Jasmine's success. Our team of designers spans the world in their experience and brings their skills exclusively to you through Jasmine. Their designs are then painstakingly assembled in our own manufacturing plants. Individual seamstresses make each gown and pride themselves on the elegance and artistry of hand-sewn beadwork and trim. This pride and workmanship can be seen in every dress we sell. We offer the best and most comprehensive services in the industry. From rush shipments to fabric changes, from consumer catalogs to swatches, no other bridal-wear manufacturer offers more service options to the brides.
Junnie Leigh is a designer of special occassion dresses. She designs elegant sophisticated gowns that reflect simplicity yet a style that benefits the woman of today. The Junnie Leigh customer looks for a gown that reflects her personal style. She doesn't want to look like every other woman at an important function, dinner of special event. She wants a unique and exquisite look that will distinguish her from the rest. Junnie Leigh offers all this and more.
Rina diMontella has always been known as a Social Occasion designer with a focus on high fashion. Her design sense commands a sophisticated look with an acute sense of taste for elegance and glamour. They featured streamlined silhouettes in luxurious fabrications with elaborate beading and embroidery. Her designs have garnered international acclaim in both Social and Bridal. Rina and her sister Dora have maintained a family business with a concentrated focus on attention to detail and customer service. The simple, yet elegant design of the Rina diMontella collection presents a modern, young attitude adaptable to a myriad of festive occasions.
TERANI COUTURE was established in the year of 1990 in New York City. TERANI COUTURE is a world-renowned designer of special occasion evening and formal wear fundamental for any glamorous occasion. We are one of the top designer manufactures in women's apparel. Our dresses range in a variety of collections such as Prom, Homecoming, Evening, Cocktail, Pageants, Mother of the Bride, and Suits. TERANI COUTURE dresses are inspired by other top designers around the world. TERANI COUTURE's original designs are constructed from the hottest, happening trends seen in today's fashion market and presented on the runways of New York, Los Angeles, and Milan Fashion Week. We use high quality materials, fabric, and detailing on all our dresses to produce the finest styles around. It is important to us to stay on top, so we seek to carry new trends and designs inspired from around the world. We are a couture line because our designers use exclusive designs ranging from fantastic prints to only the finest fabrics around. TERANI COUTURE's design team intricately formulates elegance and class to perfect any woman's special occasion. Our dresses carry Lustrous Silks, Chiffons, Charmeuse, and Foulard graciously embellish form fitting and flowing silhouettes that will turn any head. We put a touch of elegance in each of our collections, because we want you to look stunning at any occasion. TERANI COUTURE can be we worn at any occasion, from prom to weddings events. Have a pageant competition coming up? No problem, we carry a phenomenal pageant line that will blow your contestants away. Many pageants choose to represent TERANI COUTURE when it comes to competing. Our collections are well known for suiting girls and women of all ages! We provide beauty and elegance along with chic affordability for women, youth and teens. Our styles fit any type of occasion. We can suit young girls looking for that young sassy sweet 16 look. To dressing older women looking for that elegant and formal look at a wedding. You have a special occasion? We have a special dress to fit that occasion! Everyone wants to make a bold statement when dressing for an event. Our dresses speak for itself. A TERANI COUTURE dress is unlike any other dress. We dress to impress! TERANI is a worldwide name seen in the pages of major publishing's such as Teen Vogue, Savvy Magazine, Seventeen Magazine, Teen Prom, Hot Shots Prom and Prom Girl. Pageants girl's from around the world steal the spotlight every year in TERANI COUTURE gowns.Our dresses are worn at a variety of events. We are not only known for that red carpet glamour, but also known to inspire the media with our finest collection. TERANI designs have been exposed at the Oscars, behind the scenes of hit productions like Twilight, Gossip Girl, American Idol, and flaunted on the bodies of celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, Ashley Greene, Shawn Johnson, Vana White, and Madeline Caroll are only a few of many to represent TERANI COUTURE. Not only are celebrities representing a TERANI COUTURE dress, but many pageants are known to wear our dresses to rock the runway. The press page listed on our website covers more information on our current media coverage.
Designer and CEO Rickie Freeman has made Teri Jon into one of New York's most successful businesses. Over the past thirty years, Ms. Freeman has focused on making sure that her company provides women with dazzling affordable luxury apparel. Teri Jon is made up of Rickie Freeman for Teri Jon (day and eveningwear collections) and Jon (a sportswear collection). It has become a leading brand that is sold at the finest specialty and department stores around the world. A July 2007 Women's Wear Daily survey of women between the ages of 21 and 59 found that Teri Jon was one of the top ten labels that women found important to wear. Although she designs all three collections, Rickie Freeman makes sure that every item Teri Jon produces has the same features: distinctive style, excellent quality and unequaled craftsmanship, all combined with genuine value. She combines the finest fabrics in the wildest spectrum of colors with extraordinary detail and embellishment to create beautiful and distinctly feminine silhouettes. Every Teri Jon design is influenced by Ms. Freeman's belief that a woman's body is a gift and the clothing she wears is the wrapping! Whether it's a soft and sheer body skimming gown, or an exquisitely tailored suit, Ms. Freeman offers her clients couture quality details for exceptional value. This collection incorporates all of this season's most important trends and includes fabulous dresses, jackets and skirts, stunning gowns and great evening separates.
The Theia collection was created to bring out a woman's inner goddess. The goddess Theia, who ruled during the Greek golden age, inspires the collection. Her incredible power was the gift of light; all that she gazed upon glittered becoming luminous and radiant. She imbued gold and silver with their shine. She gave diamonds their fire and rubies and emeralds their sparkle. Theia is fabricated with the finest Eurpoean brocades, silks and prints, emellished with couture beading and embrodieries. Each piece is meticulously stitched together to create exquisite gowns and cocktail dresses that flow beautifully around the body. The woman who wears Theia will be filled with confidence knowing her dress fits wonderfully, looks beautiful, thus naturally allowing her inner goddess to shine.
Ursula of Switzerland is focused on Special Occasion fashion, Mother of the Bride Dresses and Evening wear dresses for the petite, missy, plus & womans petites. Ursula's Made in America dress collections are renown internationally for the consistent quality, fit, styling and value along with the recognizable aura of femininity and elegance. A dream and a vision. Determination to succeed. Combine these with incredible talent and a flair for fashion and you have the legend of Ursula of Switzerland, Inc. The story of Ursula, a young Swiss woman's tireless efforts to grow a multi-million dollar company from forty-eight cents. It was by creating hats, particularly for Henri Bendel and Saks Fifth Avenue that Ursula parlayed her profits into fashionable creations that caught the eye of Manhattan buyers. In 1965, romance entered Ursula's life and swept her from New York's garment center to Upstate New York, where in Schenectady, her first dress making venture was thus born with 15-20 employees. In 1967 URSULA OF SWITZERLAND was founded, and later incorporated in 1969. Simultaneously, URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC., RETAIL SHOPS kept Ursula's ear close to her customers - with four locations in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Saratoga; however, in years to come, Ursula's burgeoning wholesale business eventually eliminated the need for retail positioning. in 1972, URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC., moved to a historic site, a former 19th century ribbon factory nestled on the banks of the Hudson / Mohawk Rivers, in Waterford. Here, concentration on design and production saw a surge in revenues. In 1988, the combined efforts of the URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC.'S SHOWROOM on Broadway, eleven Road Representatives nationally situated in major Apparel Marts and an unparalleled Customer Service Department in Waterford, won URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC., the DEBI AWARD for Distinguished Excellence in the Bridal Industry - national recognition - specifically for Special Occasions. This accolade would be repeated in future years. Since 1994, Ursula's focus on Mother-of-the-Bride, for the petite, missy and plus sized woman, has found her a winning niche in over 5000 Better Bridal Stores. We also sell internationally to Mexico, Canada, England and Australia. The URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC.'S "Made in America" Collections are renown internationally for the consistent quality, fit, styling and value along with the recognizable aura of femininity and elegance. In September 1992, Ursula assumed the post of President and sole owner of URSULA OF SWITZERLAND, INC.
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