Grace Ormonde | Matthew Christopher Couture Wedding Gowns

Matthew Christopher at Little White Dress

I jumped at the opportunity to be at Little White Dress last Friday morning as wedding gown designer Matthew Christopher conducted a training session for the sales staff and prepared for the weekend’s trunk show. These last few months have been about partnering with Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine to show the world that Colorado not only has style, but is on the cutting edge of what is happening in the wedding industry.

To hear that a prominent dress designer would be spending time in Denver was an exciting opportunity. I more than anything wanted to hear Matthew speak about his work. I love hearing designer’s passion for their work, and Matthew Christopher does not disappoint!
If you are someone who (or know of a person) that cannot understand why you would pay a premium for a dress when there are perfectly suitable and affordable options out there, listen to Matthew speak about creating his dresses. His passion for making a woman feel beautiful is contagious. As if he didn’t have me at helping a woman feel beautiful on her wedding day, then he starts talking about the detailing of his dresses and how button location or stitching or lace placement can make or break the look of the dress. The designer in me was in the land of sunshine and happy faces!
I think the wedding industry in Colorado has a unique opportunity to utilize the platform of Grace Ormonde to show that we not only have style, but are attracting attention from the best in the industry.
“I think LWD has become a huge destination store for Colorado where girls come from all over from the midwest to visit their store. They are pulling in many many brides that are looking for couture gowns that they can not find in their state. ” – Matthew Christopher

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Matthew Christopher Couture Wedding Gowns, Little White Dress, Sophisticated Wedding Photographer

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Matthew Christopher Couture Wedding Gowns, Little White Dress, Sophisticated Wedding Photographer

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Matthew Christopher Couture Wedding Gowns, Little White Dress, Sophisticated Wedding Photographer

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Matthew Christopher Couture Wedding Gowns, Little White Dress, Sophisticated Wedding Photographer

And of course a big thank you to Rachael of Intricate Icings for designing a wedding cake after one of Matthew’s dresses! Stunning as always!

MUCH LOVE!

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Grace Ormonde Platinum List Photographer :: Luxury Wedding Denver

Grace Ormonde Platinum List Photographer

A few months ago Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine reached out wanting to discuss joining their coveted Platinum Listing. Although flattered, I was cautious.

I took a lot of time to think about the Denver wedding market, my target market, and what Grace Ormonde has to offer. Honestly, there is a disconnect. Grace Ormonde (is a person, a magazine, and a brand, GO) represents a high-end, fashion-forward, couture market. Her brand is very prevalent, and originated on the East Coast and is popular on the West Coast as well. However, in the Denver and Rocky Mountain wedding market, it is not exactly a household name. Which, in my opinion, is too bad. GO has STUNNING imagery. Very sleek, sensual, and inspiring work is being published. GO represents everything I love, which is why I couldn’t get the proposition out of my head.

I am a spirited photographer for indulgent and sophisticated brides. Exactly what GO represents and why I was attracted to working with them. As I thought about the disconnect between this high-end, couture wedding brand and what is happening between the Coasts, I thought why not bring it here? It is true, Denver isn’t exactly the over-the-top wedding mecca of the world like Dubai or Lake Como, or even Southern California. BUT that doesn’t mean we don’t have style. I KNOW there have to be girls out there like me who love the clean, sleek look that Grace Ormonde represents. Classic and elegant CAN mean stylish. And couture doesn’t have to mean out of reach. I think there are amazing design opportunities and inspiration to be taken from the pages of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine. I am excited about educating brides on what is happening in the international wedding design market. I am even more passionate about bringing together a community of like-minded wedding professionals, vendors, and venues in the Denver area that have similar ideas. It’s going to be a lot of fun! Grace Ormonde Platinum List Photographer. Orthodox Jewish Wedding. Black Tie Wedding. City Chic Wedding

I am determined to raise the bar on design and wedding fashion for the Denver wedding market. I am excited to join these other awesome Platinum List vendors in working to bring brides fashion-forward wedding style. Cheers!!

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View the Audrey Michel, Wedding Photographer profile page on Wedding Style Magazine.

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