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Brides can expect simple yet sophisticated designs from designer Rita Vinieris, who has two lines: Rivini and Alyne by Rita Vinieris. The daughter of Greek immigrants, Vinieris studied fashion at the International Academy of Design before stepping into bridal as an in-house designer at a boutique in Toronto. She launched her first collection, under the name Rivini, in 1995 and began selling gowns in the United States in 2014. Vinieris's dresses are all about fluid silhouettes and pared-back designs featuring luxe embellishments.
Scroll below to see recent and past collections from Rivini by Rita Vinieris.
Rivini by Rita Vinieris Fall 2021
This season was inspired by the '70s and features simple silhouettes accented by beading and floral appliqués. "This season is about walking the line between luxury and nonchalant 70’s confidence. Luxe silhouettes detailed in intricate embroideries, rich fabrications, and sensual layers of textures allow for ease of self-expression. A fusion of the past and future," said designer Rita Vinieris.
"Blondie" halter-neck body-skimming gown.
"Fawcett" ruffled tulle hem gown with embellished bodice.
"Goldie" A-line gown with back bow detail.
"Jaclyn" soft tulle off-the-shoulder A-line ballgown with embellished bodice.
"Jane" A-line gown with plunging neckline and cap sleeves.
"Jerry" high-neck dress with sheer puff sleeves.
"Joni" off-the-shoulder embellished wedding dress.
"Lauren" trumpet gown with oversized back bow.
"Liza" A-line embellished ballgown.
"Margaux" strapless gown with graphic lace embellishments.
"Nicks" simple body-skimming slip gown with barely there spaghetti straps.
"Nico" simple slip dress with puff sleeves caplet.
"Ross" layers of ruffled tulle ballgown with plunging neckline.
"Tiegs" A-line gown with 3D floral appliqués.
"Twiggy" simple body-skimming gown.
Rivini by Rita Vinieris Fall 2020
Rita Vinieris was inspired by European castles when designing this collection. She blended classic silhouettes with contemporary details, utilizing Baroque-inspired laces and European silks with modern elements. "By merging grandness with minimalism, the past with the present, I reconstructed gowns that are both opulent yet understated," she said.
"Louvre" mock-neck satin crepe sheath with plunging open back detail.
"Anjoy" crepe ballerina neckline sheath with hand-applied lace detail.
"Nottingham" off-the-shoulder corset Baroque Guipure lace sheath dress.
"Hylton" corded Parisian lace gown with plunging neckline and illusion tulle back detail.
"Miramare" mock-neck sheath dress with plunging open back and voluminous cuffed sleeves.
"Oxford" fit-and-flare deep sweetheart gown with regal back draped bow detail.
"Berkley" hand-appliquéd floral lace fit-and-flare gown accented with cascading tulle.
"Carlisle" Alençon lace ballgown with gently draped lace bodice detail.
"Versailles" imperial corset ballgown in Fleur de Rein lace.
"Leeds" draped corset silk ballgown with a slit.
"Carisbrooke" voluminous fit-and-flare embroidered lace corset gown with cape.
"Biltmore" Alençon lace long-sleeved grand ballgown with deep V-neck.
Rivini by Rita Vinieris Spring 2020
Rita Vinieris's Spring 2020 line was inspired by Thai floating flower markets, apparent in the gorgeous floral embroidery and 3D appliqués that define this collection. For the bride who wants to feel like she's in Utopia on her wedding day, these gowns boast stunning architectural silhouettes with liquid shimmers and intricate floral details. It's all about, what Vinieris calls, "individual perfection,"
"Julian" beaded lace pattern sheath dress with plunging front and back necklines.
"Ainsley" dimensionally embroidered frothy ballgown with gently draped bodice.
"Reagan" frothy ballgown with hand-applied dimensional floral detail and plunging V-neckline.
"Frankie" fluid sheath dress in architectural lace with tulle flutter sleeves.
"Kaden" translucent long-sleeve sheath in delicate floral lace with hand-applied beaded detail.
"Noah" portrait neckline lace sheath with flared sleeves.
"Avery" delicately draped lace ballgown accented with cascading tulle.
"Ashton" off-the-shoulder princess ballgown with corset bodice.
"Hayden" ethereal tulle gown with liquid shimmer accent and delicate lace appliqués.
"Owen" fluid sheath in glistening embroidery with back bow.
"Tyler" architecturally draped strapless ballgown with pockets.
"Carter" corset lace ballgown with liquid shimmer accent and hand-applied dimensional floral detail.
"Madison" tuxedo draped gown with banded waist and fluid back bow detail.
"Austin" voluminous fit-and-flare dress in embroidered lace with dimensional flowers with "Austin" cape.
"Alyx" architecturally seamed sheath with plunging back with "Alyx" cape.
"Zayn" embroidery in motion lace corset sheath dress with "Zayn" cape.
Rivini by Rita Vinieris Fall 2019
Appropriately titled "#LiveYourBestLife," this collection emphasizes confidence and originality. Voluminous ballgowns, patterned pantsuits, and sleek column gowns all make an appearance. Whether it's a bohemian-style, lace-embroidered sheath or a flowing floral silk organza A-line, each piece in this collection exudes grace and elegance.
"Graffiti" power suit with blazer and split wide pant leg.
"Graffiti" halter jumpsuit with wide pant legs.
"Graffiti" strapless sheath gown with back bow detail.
"Teresa" halter wedding jumpsuit with slit bell leg pants.
"Quant" sheath wedding dress with a square neckline, long sleeves, and low back with buttons.
"Kelly" strapless sheath wedding dress with bow at back.
"Dench" trumpet wedding dress with an off-the-shoulder neckline and bias bell sleeve.
"Parks" pique knit sheath wedding dress with mock neck and 3D floral appliqués.
"Keller" lace sheath wedding dress with V-neckline and fluted three-quarter sleeves.
"Margie" trumpet wedding dress with deep V-neckline, embellished bodice, and flared skirt.
"Coleman" strapless lace and tulle A-line wedding dress with split train.
"Graham" tulle trumpet wedding dress with V-neckline and voluminous skirt.
"Frank" silk organza A-line wedding dress with corset bodice and crystal and floral accents.
"Andrews" tulle wedding dress with hand-embroidery and bishop sleeves.
"Markel" honeycomb knit wedding dress with 3D floral lace.
"Rowling" trumpet wedding dress with a square neckline and couture bow at back.
"Chanel" ball gown with a folded neckline.
"Lizzie" tulle ball gown with a lace bodice and tiered skirt.
"Vreeland" strapless textured lace ball gown with corset top.