Author: Sara Villaverde

Custom Made Women

I read this article recently about sexist advertising and the beauty standards created by the media and I started thinking. I’ve always understood my mission as a designer is not to create wedding gowns for mannequins or supermodels. My job is to c ...

CALA Brides from Ibiza, source of inspiration

For a while now I’ve been observing the trends that set all future collections’ style on the Internet and also through all the face to face contact with all the women for whom I made bridal dresses. Those observations have given me a pretty good ...

FALL WEDDINGS

Here in Spain we associate fall to bad weather thus making the idea of celebrating a wedding on rainy season very unattractive. However the liveliness of the colours and the unique light of these months make it a very special season for me. The gr ...

MANUEL PERTEGAZ, A MASTER IN OUR MEMORIES

Last saturday I caught wind of the sad news: Manuel Pertegaz, one of the most relevant designers of these last years and possibly Spain’s design sector reference of last decades passed away at the age of 96. A feeling of sadness washed over me and ...

THE PERFECT WEDDING DRESS FOR EACH WOMAN. HOW TO FIND YOURS?

Before you choose your wedding dress you need to stop and ask yourself what it is that you want from it. In order to answer this question you also need to know what you want to achieve. Accentuating curves: Choose soft and light fabrics to fit you ...

VILLAIS AT BARCELONA & MILAN

It’s been awhile since I wanted to tell you about my experiences at the international exhibitions Villais attended. However I couldn’t do it since most of the weddings take place in summer and the workload skyrockets around those dates with all ...

A VERY SPECIAL WEDDING

A few days ago Carolina honored us by letting us share with her one of the most important days of her life: her wedding!! She was ecstatic! The moment we caught a glimpse of her in her gown we were blown away! She was gorgeous! Radiant! We feel a ...

CALA, INFLUENCED BY IBIZA

Finally!! After so much time, effort and dedication, I can present CALA, my new collection of wedding dresses. CALA is a collection clearly influenced by Ibiza and its style in response to the present-day Bride, because the wedding’s world has ev ...

ONE THOUSAND AND ONE STYLES FOR YOUR BRIDGE GOWN

I’m designing the new collection and I’m so excited!! One of the first questions that comee to my mind is: “What style do I choose? Empire? Column? A-Line? There are so many…Didn’t you know it? Of course there are! Let’s find the perfect ...

“ART IS WHAT YOU CAN GET AWAY WITH”

There are people who change history without realizing. One of them was Andy Warhol. I’m a real fan of his work!! I’ll tell you a secret, before I started designing I used to draw…Comics!! What I love of Warhol are his paintings and the quotes ...