10 Things:
The Alfred Angelo Bride

Wedding Dresses

To better understand their muses, we asked some of our favorite designers to imagine what their brides would say on everything from '80s icons to fantasy destinations to bachelorette parties. Meet the woman below who inspires Alfred Angelo designer Michael Shettel.


Photos: Conde Nast Digital Studio (runway); Fairchild Archive (coffee machine, Gaga); courtesy of the vendors (others)

Favorite first dance song:
"Everything" by Michael Bublé

Guilty-pleasure TV show:
Modern Family

Yoga, pilates, or zumba?
Zumba—it's a big party

Lady Gaga is:
A 21st-century icon

Worst follicle faux pas:
The big tease!

One thing in my closet I can't live without:

Last book I read that I couldn't put down:
The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins

What the 10-year-old me would say to me now:
"Don't sweat the small stuff."

Splurge registry item:
$500 coffee maker—it's like heaven in a cup

Artist I'd most want to paint me:
Andy Warhol

Is there a designer you want to see featured in this series? Leave a comment or shoot us an email! And see more from Alfred Angelo in our Wedding Dresses gallery. —Phillip B. Crook

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