Vera Wang

In the blink of an eye, some of the world’s most famous (or engaged-to-the-famous) women were beating a path to her salon for dresses in which to take their vows: from Sharon Stone, who wore a simple Vera Wang caramel chiffon skirt and a silk sleeveless turtle-neck for her wedding to newsman Phil Bronstein, to Pete Sampras’s blonde bride Bridgette (halterneck white crêpe), via Victoria Beckham, whose duchesse satin show-stopper was constructed over a couture corset that cinched her waist to a breathtaking 16 inches, and which was splashed across page after glossy Hello page.

Vera’s extraordinary talent for design, and her c... (show more)
In the blink of an eye, some of the world’s most famous (or engaged-to-the-famous) women were beating a path to her salon for dresses in which to take their vows: from Sharon Stone, who wore a simple Vera Wang caramel chiffon skirt and a silk sleeveless turtle-neck for her wedding to newsman Phil Bronstein, to Pete Sampras’s blonde bride Bridgette (halterneck white crêpe), via Victoria Beckham, whose duchesse satin show-stopper was constructed over a couture corset that cinched her waist to a breathtaking 16 inches, and which was splashed across page after glossy Hello page.

Vera’s extraordinary talent for design, and her couture skills, have also translated to the red carpet realm, with special occasion gowns for society women and actresses. And today, Vera Wang has expanded into a lifestyle brand, with accessories, eye glasses, sportswear and exquisite items for the home, embracing absolutely everything a chic newlywed might need. In 2005, the Council of Fashion Designers of America honoured Vera’s dedication to her craft, and her innovation, by naming her ‘Womenswear Designer of the Year’. (show less)

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