Behind the dress-DJ

Blossoming Skirt  The densely layered fabric of “DJ” is manipulated in such a way that it almost resembles a blooming rose.  The gown’s sheared raw edged taffeta blossoms make the skirt look so dense, organic, and almost in motion.  It is one of my favorite gowns!  Looking at this dress, you immediately see the voluptuous textures that highlight the sensuality of a bride’s shape. ...
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Real Wedding – Alexiss & Jeremy

Alexiss & Jeremy were married at a gorgeous private residence in the Preserve neighborhood in Greenwood Village, CO.  They said there I do's in the beautiful out doors of the residence.  We love that they included Claire, Jeremy's 3 year old daughter in the ceremony by giving her a ring.  The bride picked Angel Rivera Style Daniela with matching Daniela Veil in white for her gown/HP and...
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Behind The Dress Daniela

Daniela is the pinnacle of a fairy-tale romance. Imagine Marie Antoinette’s voluminous yet structured ball gowns in the court of Versailles. Daniela possesses exactly the same kind of regal elegance in an updated version of a strapless bridal gown with a floating silk tissue taffeta and classic cathedral train. “When I set out to design this collection, I wanted to re-examine ball gowns. They...
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Angel Rivera now at Bridal Reflections in NY!

Angel Rivera is proud to announce that we are now available at Bridal Reflections for New York Brides!!! Bridal Reflections has three beautifully appointed salons and the finest selection of couture gowns – Bridal Reflections is truly “Elegance Redefined” Recently voted one of the top, “most chic” bridal salons in the nation by Brides Magazine! There newly expanded salon on Fifth Avenue...
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To wear a Veil or Not to wear a veil?

After a bride finds her wedding dress, the next question is always, “Veil, or no veil?” Often, the modern woman’s first instinct is to shy away from it. She fears the veil symbolizes that she’s a “blushing bride”—a virginal young woman who must be given away when her father lifts the sheer fabric from her face at the altar. She can’t see how a wedding veil fits into the...
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Traveling with your bridal gown

Advice from the designer: Traveling with your bridal gown.   Here at Angel Rivera we get emails and phone calls daily. If you're planning a destination wedding, you're likely wondering how to get that precious wedding dress to your exotic location in one piece. We are here to help you solve this little dilemma and any other dilemmas you may have during the wedding-planning process.   If...
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