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Event Report: Ultimate Bride Monique Lhuillier Trunk Show

Magnolia Atelier attends Ultimate Bride Chicago’s 2014 Spring/Summer Monique Lhuillier Trunk Show

Monique Lhuillier
by Kikanza Harris

After viewing the 2014 Spring/Summer Monique Lhuillier Trunk Show at Ultimate Bride Chicago, we came to realize the saying “necessity is the mother of invention” couldn’t be a more true statement. Monique Lhuillier 2014 Spring/Summer Lhuillier whose gorgeous wedding gowns give a nod to couture fashion, created her first collection in 1996 after searching for her own wedding dress and being dissatisfied with the options. Monique Lhuillier 2014 Spring/Summer Since then Lhuillier has dressed celebrities on the red carpet like Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and First Lady Michelle Obama. And her collection has expanded to include fashion, fine jewelry, lifestyle and of course all things bridal, from wedding gowns to bridesmaids dresses. Monique Lhuillier 2014 Spring/Summer Our favorite thing about this collection is Lhuillier understands that we women love choices (speaking in terms of fashion of course, grooms no need to worry) and Monique delivers with several dresses that have removable skirts! Monique Lhuillier 2014 Spring/Summer Also following the fashion trend of ballet inspired silhouettes and barely there watercolor pastels, this season’s Monique Lhuillier Bridal Collection runs the full gamut of pretty. Whether your version of pretty is a strapless gown with beading and a trumpet tulle bottom, a sleek and modern mix of satin and tulle in ball gown form, or a romantic sheath with full-on textured sleeves, Lhuillier’s skill for combining lace, embroidery, tulle and beaded embellishment is put together in the prettiest way.