Co-creative director Fernando Garcia and celebrity & bridal stylist Micaela Erlanger discuss bridal trends, zoom weddings + consultations and how to order an Oscar gown the current environment.
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Oscar de la Renta bridal specialists are working with brides who are postponing their weddings until September or October. If you have already ordered a bridal gown, we will hold it and fit you closer your new wedding date.
Wedding postponements call for seasonal updates
Alterations is the best tool for brides whose new wedding date land in a different season. A dress fit for summer can be updated with selves or an added tulle stole to become fall or winter appropriate. Connect with a bridal specialist to help you through the process of customizing your dress.
Don’t be afraid to shop virtually with your bridal party
Zoom and FaceTime are indispensable consultation tools in the celebrity styling world. For stylists who work with clients cross-continentally, like Micaela—who works with Lupita N’yongo and Meryl Streep—many red carpet fittings occur virtually.
Our bridal specialist from the Madison Avenue boutique, Danielle, is available for Zoom consultations to give you, your family and friends the bespoke gown shopping experience. This platform is the exciting future of bridal appointments.
Ready-to-wear options for brides
Now more-than-ever, the red carpet and bridal worlds are colliding. If you are a winter 2020 bride with a desire for something new and unique, consider optioning evening wear. The Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2020 collection (add link), delivering in July, has a flurry of weddings-appropriate silhouettes that can be updated with your special moment in mind.
What can a bridal stylist help you with?
Working as a sartorial creative director for your wedding, A bridal stylist oversees the design process of all wedding wears. In tandem with your other planners, a stylist will help with the curation process from the gown to everything that should be included in a bridal trousseau.
Leveraging their relationships with brands and bridal houses, your stylist can pull gowns for fittings on behalf and aid with the customization process.
A bridal stylist can be key for helping you update your gown and accessories to fit your theme and environment, especially if you are a bride who has had to postpone your wedding date.
For specific questions or concerns
If you have a specific dress from the Oscar de la Renta collection in mind, our bridal specialists can advise on delivery date.
Oscar de la Renta’s co-creative director Fernando Garcia and Micaela Erlanger are offering three complementary Zoom consultations to frontline-working brides affected by COVID-19.