- 10:37, 22 JAN 2011
- Updated 11:55, 14 JAN 2013
ULTIMO introduce their very first assortment of wedding gowns in a few days with an assortment that brings brides elegance that is affordable.
Michelle Mone’s business, most commonly known due to their underwear, have actually exclusive designs produced by Brian Rennie – who made Jennifer Lopez’s wedding dress.
Their Ultimo range will price ?300-?400, fewer than half the typical ?1000.
Brian, from Dundee, may be the head that is former of home Escada. He had been certainly one of Princess Diana’s favourite designers, dressed Kim Basinger whenever she won her Oscar in 1997 and Catherine Zeta-Jones is an admirer.
He hopes he’s got made magical dresses for Ultimo that any woman would wish.
He stated: “The challenge in my situation would be to produce an accumulation ‘off the rail’ dresses that may effortlessly be seen erroneously as big title bridal designers. I believe we’ve achieved this.”
We offered three brides-to-be a preview and asked them to select their favourite.
Kirsty MacNaughton, 30, from Glasgow got involved just a couple weeks hence on a intimate break in Paris. Kirsty, a project that is senior for an activities business, was with fiance Andrew Gifford for 2 years.
Andrew, an instructor and musician, proposed to her on New Year’s Day therefore the few have actually yet setting a night out together.
From the Ultimo range, Kirsty decided to go with a v-neck that is elegant with sparkling crystals in the straps. The moving dress had been light and perfect she said for a ceremony abroad which can be what she along with her fiance are organizing.
She said: “We’re hoping to have married in Thailand, that is what we’re contemplating. A ceremony in the coastline will be lovely so I’ll have to imagine very very carefully about a gown.
“As quickly when I place this gown onto it felt perfect. Here is the very first wedding dress I’ve attempted on therefore it’s extremely exciting. I prefer the design from it, i believe it matches me personally.”
Kirsty wears gown that is v-neck crystal strap detailing, ?300 from Ultimo Bridal Collection.
Kerri Robertson, 26, from Bearsden is engaged and getting married on 17, exactly four years after fiance Kush Sumal proposed to her july. The few are going to be wed at Ingliston Equestrian nation Club in Bishopton, then have a later ceremony planned for Glasgow to mirror Kush’s family’s Indian roots, meaning Kerri has to purchase two various wedding gowns.
Her fiance Kush is really a restauranteur whom runs Mr India’s in Hyndland. Their moms and dads will travel over from their house in Vancouver, Canada for the wedding and Kerri can also be getting excited about conference relatives coming over from Asia.
She said: “I’ll have a dress that is white the marriage however the 2nd wedding in Glasgow is likely to be a conventional Indian ceremony therefore I’ll get to purchase another gown for that. We haven’t selected one yet but i do believe it is likely to be red.”
Kerri, a merchant account supervisor at Hewlett Packard, said: “i enjoy this Ultimo gown, it fits well and absolutely nothing would require done to it. It seems actually comfortable and though it has a number of levels, it seems extremely light and perfect for a summer wedding in warmer weather.”
*Kerri wears gown that is strapless beaded bodice, ?400 from Ultimo Bridal Collection, necklace ?107 from Swarovski.
Catherine O’Halloran, 30, from Glasgow got involved with Northern Ireland final August. Her fiance Gareth Gordon, 31, is really an eyesight engineer during the BBC arranged for several of her household along with his become there, to become listed on the festivities whenever she accepted.
The few will soon be wed during the Art Club in Glasgow in August this present year.
Catherine, a singer and communications supervisor for NHS, stated: “It had been really intimate and I also can’t wait for time now. It is going to be really calm and just a large celebration with many people coming over from abroad.
“I’ve chosed my gown currently but things can transform and also this gown by Ultimo is gorgeous. We needed a thing that ended up being structured plus the material about this together with means it moves is beautiful.
“The neckline is stunning too. I’ve currently got a dress that I favor but last second, these specific things usually change.”
*Catherine wears Swarovski crystal-embellished gown, ?350 from Ultimo Bridal Collection, necklace ?72 from Swarovski.