Wedding Dresses of the Decade

2002

The Trend: The Reintroduction of Ruffles

The Dress: N247 by Angel Sanchez

The exorbitant amount of ruffles that decorated so many dresses in the early ‘90s led to years of embellishment-free gowns in protest. Enter Venezuela-born designer Angel Sanchez who debuted his bridal collection in 1999—and made ruffles look cool. Over ten years later, designers continue to find innovative ways to use them. All thanks to Angel, who soon became an industry leader.

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Photo: Courtesy of Angel Sanchez

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