(Closed) Underrated Dress Designers

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
Member
1918 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I really like Hayley Paige.

Post # 4
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11227 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

James Clifford.  Most people have heard of his original signature line that bears his common first and last names (Jim Hjelm) — a line I believe he subsequently sold, but not as many people know of his designs under his formal first and middle names.  He also has a JCH label.

Post # 5
Hostess
3377 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I honestly had never heard of Paloma Blanca before, and I know a lot of ladies haven’t. Obviously I’m biased since I wore the 4111, but all of their gowns are just stunning and AMAZING quality! My seamstress totally swooned over the fact that my gown was 100% silk and not a silk/poly blend like most dresses are. 

….I want to wear my dress again, maybe I’ll just go put it on and sit on the couch with it ^_^ 

Post # 6
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86 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

MARISA! The company doesn’t do any advertising so it’s near impossible to find pictures of their dresses. The only way I found any pictures of my dress was through searching through their user-uploaded “Family Album.” They make such beautiful dresses!

Post # 7
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104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Mikaella dresses! They’re by the same designer as Paloma Blanca. The quality is great and, better yet, most dresses are in the <$1,600 range!

 

Post # 8
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396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

My dress is a Pattis. I havent seen another one on here so far (or overlooked it). My seamstress also hadn’t heard of it. 

Not sure if it’s underrated or just not as common?

 

Post # 10
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430 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Im going to wear a dress from Stefan Jolie, an exclusive designer from a bridal company in my Philadelphia region. Sometimes I feel special because not many people wear the same dress as mine, at least I have not seen it yet on this board nor the internet. The beading is amazing. I am glad I chose this one over the Maggie dress I originally picked

Post # 11
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822 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@chaz:  i agree that marisa is underrated.  i think watters is also underrated.  her dresses are silk and priced cheaper than a lot of the other designrs.

Post # 12
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1610 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

wai ching. nuff said

Post # 13
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1077 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Bellissima Couture.

 

Post # 14
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2057 posts
Buzzing bee

To name ~a few~: Marisa, Karen Willis, Amy Kuschel, Rosa Clara, Lela Rose, Victor Harper, Anna Maier/Ulla-Maija, Alice Padrul, Matthew Christopher, Eugenia, Cymbeline, Theia, Dennis Basso, Francesca Miranda, Jenny Yoo, Mira Zwillinger, Ersa Atelier, all of these (for us non-Aussies)

…I’ll be here forever if I try to list them all!

Post # 15
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1115 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I had never heard of the designer who did my dress until I bought it. I’ll be wearing Martina Liana.

Post # 16
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926 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@MlleFabuleux:  Aussie designers are awesome! I love them all..

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