Discussing Bridal Couture With Claire Pettibone

Chances are if you’re on the search for the perfect wedding dress, or you’ve been tediously planning your nuptials since middle school, you already have a favorite bridal designer. And it’s likely that Claire Pettibone is on your shortlist. The couture bridal designer is the go-to for well-heeled women all over the world including Priscilla Chan who wore one of the designer’s pieces in her wedding to Mark Zuckerberg in 2012. With an aesthetic that feels ethereal and romantic, her pieces are known for their opulent detail and feminine charm. To get a better idea of what makes Pettibone one of the most sought-after bridal designers, we talked with her about the inspiration behind her collections, her dislike of ball gowns and what a bride should really look for when shopping for a wedding dress.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien graduated with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Asian Studies from San Francisco State University. Previously a beauty editor, Marissa now utilizes her love and passion of luxurious fashion everyday as Fashion Editor of JustLuxe. Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Marissa has traveled to various cities across the globe, most recently returning from living abroad...(Read More)

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