Weddings in Cairo: 8 Wedding Dress Designers Every Bride-To-Be Should Know
Putting together the perfect wedding is an intricate process.You of course have to have a good photographer, great catering, entertainment that all will enjoy and an ideal venue. But ask any bride and she’ll tell you that the most important thing is the wedding dress.
Considering the fact that you’ll be shelling out a four or five figure number for a dress that you will wear for only one day, it’s a decision that can’t be taken lightly.
Choosing the right wedding dress is one of the hardest decisions any bride to be will have to make, but if you’re looking for quality and creativity, look no further than these eight recommendations.
With wedding dresses that are inspired by ancient Arabian, Indian, Grecian and Victorian influences, Shabaan’s collection offers one-of-a-kind wedding gowns that promises every bride a majestic glow of her own. Check out more of Deana Shabaan's designs here.
Graduated from the Fashion and Design Center (FDC) in Egypt, Sherine Hussein has her own fashion line under her name. If you are a bride looking for simple wedding gowns with a touch of elegance, then head to Cairo Boutique where you can find Hussien’s unconventional collection. You can also find some of her work oon her Facebook page.
Despite having a degree in science, 33 years old fashion designer, Nesma Helmy, has been conquering the fashion industry in Egypt with her custom-made bridal gowns and ready-to-wear collection. Styling many renowned celebrities, Nesma Helmy has her own boutique in Maadi. Check out her official Facebook page for more.
Who said a wedding dress should be white? With Maison Yeya tanding as possibly the biggest names in bridal fashion in Egypt, Yasmine Yeya's creative wedding dresses blend tradional whites with other soft colors to create bold yet chic gowns. Find out more on the Maison Yeya Facebook page and website.
Getting her diploma from the Italian Fashion Academy, Egyptian fashion designer, Shaimaa Maher, founded Shay’s Couture on the concept of making a personal, unique mark on each dress she designs. Check out some of her work here.
Creating magic one gown at a time, Amany El Cherif’s bridal gown collection perfectly blends the bold and the elegant. Bringing chic back by embellishing her designs, El Cherif makes sure every bride get the look of her dreams on her special day. Check out more Amany El Cherif designs here.
Defying the constraints of symmetry in many of her bolder pieces, a statement-making dress is what Malak El Ezzawy promises you on your wedding day. With high quality fabrics that come from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, New York and Paris, El Ezzawy's custom-made gowns have a soft elegance to them – which you can find on her Facebook page.
Out with the old, in with the new (and eccentric), is seemingly Hadil Ali’s approach. Creating the prettiest and most memorable wedding gowns around, Ali brings her artistic eye to every gown she makes.
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