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Fashion Focus- Gaila Lahav ( Bridal Fashion)

Happy Fashion Focus, fashion lovers!

With springtime here, it also makes us excited for those long summer days ahead and beach weddings.

The dresses we are featuring today inspire and evoke the mermaid in us all with Galia Lahav’s Gala Collection No. 5.

These wedding dresses are perfect for that destination wedding!

Galia Lahav set out to explore the intangible of the five senses. GALA Collection No. 5 took on rhythm, challenging ourselves to bring adagios, crescendos and a symphony of sounds to life. A woman’s soundtrack says as much about her style as her signature scent, and Gala’s latest looks aim to appease any bride looking to walk, strut and dance to her own unique beat.

THE FASHION HOUSE

Lavish dresses, ornate details and personalization you won’t find anywhere else.

Over the past three decades, Galia Lahav has established itself as one of the leading couture fashion houses, with garments characterized by their high-end fabrications, meticulous sewing techniques, and of course, our unique technology which enables us to make each garment meet the wearer’s exact measurements from overseas. These values have been instilled in our fashion house for several generations and have resulted in our worldwide popularity. Today, they are proud to have over 70 retailers worldwide and to be able to take part in life’s most significant moments for brides, red carpet stars and all those fascinated by the art of fashion’s craft.

The  goal is to continue developing unique technological systems in order to further enhance their capabilities and deliver designs to each beautiful woman looking to wear a garment created for her and only her.

 

THE PROCESS

Behind the scenes at Galia Lahav

On average, it takes us 120 hours of work to create each couture wedding dress!

Handmade Couture Gowns and Luxury Apparel

THE DESIGNER

Besides fashion designer and businesswoman, who is Galia Lahav? Galia does not come off as someone who single-handedly runs her own fast-paced company. Galia is authentic and genuine, warm and full of energy. While she is extremely direct, she has a warm and thoughtful nature and is truly passionate about her business. But how do we begin to explain how this petite woman gathers the energy to run the world? Perhaps it’s due to the fact that Galia feels she was “reborn” twice in the last three decades; for the first time, at the age of 32, when she left the field of education as an arts & crafts teacher to pursue her dream of building a fashion house and, the second time, a decade ago, when she delved into the international market and reached 70 points of sale. Nevertheless, Galia’s uncompromising style, aesthetics, and love for the art of fashion will surely leave a lasting impression on you.

THE DESIGNER

If you are lucky enough to meet Sharon Sever at one of the trunk shows than you will know that he invests his heart in all his designs. As a dedicated student, Sharon left his family and hometown in Ashdod, Israel, to pursue his dreams of becoming a fashion designer in one of the world’s most fabulous cities – Paris. A BFA Graduate and Fashion Diploma holder from the Paris American Academy, Sharon also apprenticed at Christian Lacroix, Pierre Balmain, Carven, Balenciaga, and some of the other leading Parisian fashion houses. What you might not know is that Galia was Sharon’s arts & crafts school teacher! Galia always admired Sharon’s talents and the way he sketched and designed with utmost care and delicacy, always resulting in perfection.

 

The author: Angeline Frame

Angeline is the owner/publisher of Virginia Bride Magazine and the show producer for The Greater Virginia Bridal Shows. She has a degree in Public Administration and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. A former model and wedding venue owner- she loves all things wedding , fashion and decorating. In her spare time she likes to write, travel and get new ideas to share with brides.
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