Atelier Aimée designer Lucia Zanotti talks color, accessories and how her Italian background makes her different from other wedding dress designers. —Cari Wolfert
What type of bride do you design for?
My creations are meant for brides who "dream" about their wedding dress and who want to enhance their beauty. They want a dress that represents their personality and most importantly, that makes them feel beautiful.
Why has color has played a strong role in your past two collections?
Color gives us the ability to use silk shaded organza, to add a bunch of hand-painted roses and gives movement to the embroidery. Color gives each dress a touch of originality and glamour. It can be very strong, as we have done in the last two collections by using gold and red, or very soft and light by using lilac and pink. Every bride can personalize her dress by using color...