Georgina Chapman of Marchesa


Courtesy of Marchesa

Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, whose capsule bridal collection is available exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman, shares her favorite trends and dishes about creating her own wedding dress. —Kathryn Papanek

Why did you decide to create a bridal collection? Where did you look for inspiration to create the collection?

The aesthetic of the Marchesa collection lends itself well to the bridal category because of its romantic appeal. Many people approached me about offering versions of the gowns in white. I thought it was a natural extension for the label and a way to expose the product to a wider audience. It is really an extension of the original collection; Grecian draping and empire waistline dresses, delicate embroidery, ruffles and embellishments...

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