Formerly known as the Wedding Channel Couture Show, this event is considered to be the leading bridal industry tradeshow in the US. During this bi-annual event, held in April and October, hundreds of vendors and fashion designers come to showcase the latest fashion trends of the bridal world.
Couture (www.coutureshow.com), the new name of this bridal event, will continue to provide an unparalleled luxury experience for the best names in bridal that combines the passion of designers, the intimacy of a boutique retailer and the beauty of bridal fashion in the ultimate, one-stop destination.
"COUTURE is proud to be the leader in connecting nearly 400 bridal designers with retailers and, ultimately, brides," said Carley Roney, cofounder of XO Group Inc., the parent company of COUTURE. "As New York's premier international bridal market venue, we're thrilled to offer increased luxury and glamour with more attendee promotions, rewards and complimentary amenities for a luxe bridal fashion experience like no other."
LUXURY FEATURES AT COUTURE: New York Bridal Fashion Week
- Luxury Event Design: Renowned event designer Lindsay Landman from Lindsay Landman Events will be partnering up with COUTURE to create a uniquely designed reception space, as well as an amazing wedding dress exhibition in the heart of the show, featuring more than 35 designer gowns and accessories as inspiration.
- Ultimate Buyers Lounge: Exhibitors and attendees can relax and regroup between shows in the Ultimate Buyers Lounge, where they can enjoy food and refreshments, and enter for a chance to win special prizes.
- Makeup and Hair Services: Free makeovers from beauty stylist MG Hair & Makeup will be offered to exhibitors and attendees on the 14th floor for a quick touch-up.
- Promotions and Rewards: Attendees can pick up a "Passport to Fashion" game card, so each exhibitor they visit will bring them one stamp closer to winning amazing prizes from celebrity accessory designers Judith Leiber and Erin Cole, gown preservation from the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists and a two-night stay at the InterContinental New York Barclay hotel, all valued at over $6,000.