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Reem Acra and her style

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Reem Acra fashion designer With an aesthetic sense of fashion Reem Acra, a leading name in the vogue world, gives modern women a great feeling and an elegant look. The Lebanese-American talented fashion designer is well known, especially, for her exquisite bridal designs and romantic traditional eveningwear collections while technical acumen, tremendous creativity makes her exceptional.  

The person behind the scene:

Reem Acra, a person devoted to design and fashion was born in Beirut, Lebanon. She studied design at the institute of Esmod Ecole de Mode of Design in Paris, capital of France, and the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA.

From the very early life, Acra was introduced to the fashion world by her grandmother who had a skilled hand for creating handmade silk flowers. Besides, she was also influenced by her mother's flawless style and love of fashion while she accompanied her mother to fabric stores and learnt about the deluxe fabrics, textures, design, in particular the hand-embroidery.

The passion for design never discontinued even when Acra became adult and she started designing dresses for herself. Acra's deep enthusiasm to fashion and design later makes her world renowned designer of fashionable high-quality custom-made clothes.

As an embroidery artist, Acra began her fashion career in New York and set up her own bridal gown company in 1995. Within a few years, the wedding gown designed by Reem Acra went to the top in the bridal business while the luxurious silk satin and intricate beadwork made Acra's bridal gowns some of the most beautiful on the market.

Similarly, Acra's Chelsea-based atelier has gained international recognition as one of the world's popular bridal salons.

For getting a quick recognition for the bridal items and its glamorous designs, Acra expanded her brand including eveningwear gowns (2000), readymade collections etc.

A unique name in designing:

Reem Acra who is well-known around the globe as an outstanding wedding gown designer is recognized for her signature use of embroidery. Her bridal signature line has influenced various wedding trends whereas her design with multiple color palettes of classic tones in black, white and grey highlighted by midnight blue, evergreen and scarlet.

Using Swarovski crystals, a famous industrial name in the jewelry world, and seed pearls, Reem Acra creates subtle beadwork.

Acra's skills for manufacturing intricate gold bullion needlework and shadow embroidery sewn under rich fabrics combine the traditional and classic with the modern fashion that craves for up- to- date stylish women.

Reem Acra collection:

The wedding gowns offered by Reem Acra, a much-desired designer for wedding and evening couture, are regal, elegant and supreme. The Acra's timeless and classic stylishness makes a statement for its models no matter what the occasion is.

The bridals  found in the Acra's collections are- Elegant Gowns, Fairytale Endeavors Bridals, Bridal Styles, Wedding Dress Store, custom accept, Luv to Peek Bridal.

The readymade collections offered by Reem Acra, for instance, are Beauty and Fragrances, Bracelets, Bridal Registry and Furniture, Earrings, Engagement and Fashion Rings, Favors, Gloves, Hair Accessories, Handbags, Necklaces, Pendants and Pins, Shoes, Specialty Items and Gifts, Travel and Honeymoon, Watches.

Reem Acra's readymade collections presented for the men, to illustrate, are Cologne and Grooming, Cufflinks, Electronics, Pens, Shoes, Specialty Items and Gifts, Ties, Travel, Watches, Wedding Bands.

Keeping pace with rejuvenation, Reem Acra brings forth a charismatic style for the bridal collection every year that always goes with fresh and modern touch.

Reem Acra's Bridal Collections offered for the Spring 2008 are very colorful and whimsical alternative to the traditional white wedding.  

Likewise, the gowns for the upcoming Spring 2009 collections are in different looks that featured pops of color layered over the white gowns.

Where Reem is different:

Acra and her fashion not only become a news item in the world renowned newspapers like ‘New York Times' but also her bridal fashions more frequently appear on the pages of popular magazines, for instance, In Style, Town and Country, Vogue, Women's Wear Daily, and W.

Wearing the Acra's elegant, chic, and sophisticated collections, the models look seeming like princesses while its wedding gown was seen in a hit movie, ‘Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde' (2003) directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfield.

Moreover, Acra's collections are sold in more than 100 of the most exclusive retailers in the world such as Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue flagship Manhattan boutique.

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