Daalarna “Folk” Bridal Collection

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If there was ever a designer that creates unique wedding gowns inspired by beautiful art from times gone by, it’s Daalarna Couture. The Hungarian designer launching the brand new “Folk” bridal own collection for 2020 inspired beautifully by gowns of the traditional Hungarian folk-art era.

Designer Anita Bene took the elements of folk clothing, pieces that were made to be worn throughout a women’s life and reimagined them into modern, beautiful designs. There are beautiful puff sleeves, high neck bodices. There’s midi length skirts and lace frills. There are techniques of layering and pulled fabrics, gowns adorned with floral and geometric adornments and traditional pearl details.

And ti sn;t all about the detail in these beautiful gowns, it’s also about the fabrics, Classic choices like lace, tulle and organza complementing more unusual fabrics, that stays authentic to the folk-art era of linens, cotton and cotton lace.

Honouring the memory of those gowns worn for a lifetime, and being a brand completely handmade in Budapest,  the collection also aimed to bring to light, a more sustainable, a more conscious approach for their brides to be, noting ” I love the way, in the past, they formed the dresses with logic and spirit by respecting the fabrics and creating minimal wastage. ” explains designer Antia “While they tailored the dresses, they never forgot about the fact that it had to last at least a lifetime and might need some adjustments as it was not rare that later on, the next generation inherited them. In a modern sense, these amazing dresses were real basics and are the eternal symbols of a more sustainable society.”

“Folk” also sees the launch fo the brand’s “Curvy” capsule collection, six beautiful gowns designed, based off past bride’s feedback, to enhance the female figure, while being completely comfortable at the very same time.

Daalarna Couture is available in Australia at The Bride Lab and Hope x Page.

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