Greetings gorgeous Real Weddings Magazine brides! Let’s check out this week’s parade of divine dresses, shall we?
After ten years as Head Designer at Maggie Sottero, Sophia Apostolides left creat her very own bridal collection, Sophia Tolli. With its unparalleled craftsmanship and exceptional fit, the Sophia Tolli collection, available locally at Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo, provides an array of beautiful, show-stopping bridal gowns.
Here are a just a few from the collection…
Y21140 – Alcee
Misty tulle and frosted taffeta are seamlessly blended in this strapless A-line gown with gently curved neckline. Alcee features a hand-draped tulle bust and bodice, and is framed with a beautifully hand-beaded band under bust that trails down the side bodice. Elegant beading highlights the remarkable side draped pick-up skirt featuring a chapel length train. A functional corset back completes this stunning gown. Removable straps included.
Y21141 – Immaculata
Immaculata creates a striking result in misty tulle and royal taffeta. The beautifully hand-draped bodice features a striking sweetheart neckline and hand-beaded dropped waistline. A belt with three-dimensional beaded flower at the natural waist emphasizes the beautiful cut of the bodice. Layers of ruffled tulle adorn the A-line skirt with delicately beaded lace appliqués scattered throughout the tiers. Immaculata also features a functional corset back and a chapel length train. Removable straps included.
Y21144 – Vita
Leave them breathless with show stopping glamour. Vita is a strapless modified mermaid gown in fantasy organza and features a subtly curved neckline with asymmetrical draping through the bust. Hand-placed lace appliqués accentuate the distinctive cut of the gown and light beading with crystals highlight the unique nature of the lace. A chapel length train and functional corset back complete the modern look. Removable straps included.
Y21145 – Marsala
Crafted from luxurious Paris satin, Marsala paints a perfect picture of timeless elegance in this Paris satin A-line gown. Rich folds of satin and Swarovski crystal appliqués are seamlessly blended throughout the bodice to create a modern play on traditional glamour. A chapel length train featuring godet and matching brooch add the finishing touch to this eye catching style. Functional corset back and removable straps included.
Y21149 – Abri
Evoking elegance and sophistication, Abri showcases traditional embroidery with rich Paris satin in this stunning A-line gown. The sweet yet sensual V-neckline is highlighted with intricate hand-embroidery and crystal beading on sheer tulle shoulder straps. Abri features a hand-draped bodice and asymmetrically placed pleats on the sides of the skirt creating a very slimming silhouette. Matching embroidery appliqués on the chapel length train and a functional corset back complete this lovely look
Y21151 – Giada
With an air of innocence and unexpected elegance, Giada will have you feeling like a modern day goddess in this slim A-line angel chiffon gown. Giada features a stunning modified sweetheart neckline with a modern take on traditional draping throughout the bust. Soft folds of angel chiffon drape across the bodice and cascade into the flowing skirt. Hand-beaded crystal appliqués feature through the bodice to add an element of sparkle. A functional corset back with matching appliqué and chapel length train with cascading drapes complete this dreamy look. Removable straps included.
Find Sophia Tolli at Always Elegant Bridal and Tuxedo, 229 Clark Avenue in Yuba City. 530-755-4282, alwayselegantbridal.net. And, follow Always Elegant Bridal and Tuxedo on Facebook!
Blog post by Always a Bridesmaid Columnist Darren Elms.
Photos courtesy of Sophia Tolli.
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