Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery in Thame, Oxfordshire, has offered the bridal market something completely unique by providing exclusive access to fashion designer Kim West’s bespoke latex bridal collection. Kim West achieved mainstream success in the nineties with her wearable rubber women’s collection and she dressed many famous people including Kylie Minogue, Isabella Rosselini and Helena Bonham Carter.
Originally launched in September 1984, Kim West has returned for Summer 2010 with a new line – including some of her previous best-selling styles – for the next decade. Her bridal designs have been introduced with the help of Anna, shortlisted in the highly regarded “Innovation of the year” category at this year’s Bridal Buyer Awards for her bridal iPhone application. ibridal was the world’s first iPhone bridal shop application and has been a massive hit since launch with many bridal related businesses following suit.
Kim has chosen to work with Anna, not only for her desire to innovate and take calculated risks in the bridal industry, but also because she offers such a unique display and showroom in her shop, widely acclaimed as one of the best in the industry. Anna has been short listed in the best bridal Retail Display category at this year’s Bridal Buyer Awards. Kim is also based in Thame which has made their business planning much easier.
Anna McDonald says “I feel so privileged to be working with Kim and helping her to design a dress for my market. She offers a stunning, elegant, stylish collection made in ultra fine latex, offering the perfect wedding dress if you are looking for something unique and extra-special. Kim has dressed so many fashion icons you can imagine how excited I have been working with Kim”. Kim West commented “I have loved every minute of this design project working with Anna, one of the best in her field. We both believe that we can offer something different for brides looking to stand out from the crowd”.
The pictures show just how beautiful this range is with a stunning Ivory halter neck latex dress with fishtail hemline, Swarovski encrusted collar with silk organza bow fastening sprinkled with crystals.
Kim West’s designs are now exclusively available in Anna’s shop and include dresses, bridesmaids and lingerie.
About Kim West
Kim West Latex Clothing specialises in hand made, top quality latex fashion The brand was launched in 1984 and Kim was one of the first designers to bring latex into mainstream fashion. She is currently one of a handful of designers making wearable fashion in this exciting fabric. Since the beginning her designs have been acclaimed for their style and glamour.
After a break of 15 years Kim is back with a new collection, including some vintage best sellers and a spectacular, unique Bridal range. The bespoke bridal range can be seen at Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery in Thame and by appointment for a personal fitting with Anna and Kim. The full range of Kim West designs are available from www.kimwest.co.uk
Tel: 01844 222555.
About Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery
Anna McDonald Bridal Gallery is situated in the historic market town of Thame and was opened in July 2008. Offering a stunning collection of Bridal Gowns from Paloma Blanca, Justin Alexander, Sophia Tolli and Alfred Sung with Bridesmaids from Sophia Tolli, Anna offers her clients a one-to-one personalised service based on appointment only bookings. You can view Anna at her website www.anna-mcdonald.com or through her iPhone application ibridal available for free on the Apple itunes store. Her business number is 01844 214190.