Designer Wedding Dresses with A Healthy Dose of Fashion
The Priscilla of Boston company has been making high fashion wedding gowns since 1945. Founder, Priscilla Kiddler has designed dresses for such luminaries as the daughters of President's Johnson and Nixon as well as bridesmaids' gowns for Grace Kelly's wedding.
Now, with 15 signature boutiques and specialty salons throughout the United States, brides everywhere can experience the luxury of getting married in a Priscilla of Boston gown.
With Priscilla of Boston, brides get fashion forward yet timelessly elegant gowns that are available in every silhouette and neckline imaginable. There are six collections under the Priscilla of Boston brand with each catering to specific styles of dress. So whether you are a traditional bride seeking a ball gown or a modern girl looking for a sleek A-line, Priscilla has a gown that will fit your tastes.
The Priscilla of Boston Collection
The Priscilla of Boston collection features elegant, timeless styles that are well suited for the classic, traditional bride. Ball gowns make up a good portion of this collection but there are also some fish tail, fitted and slim gowns. There are even a few short numbers.
One of this collection's standout dresses is style 4307. This is a strapless fitted gown made of ivory re-embroidered lace. It has a satin waist-band, a scallop-finish neckline and hem, and is embellished with crystals.
If a ball gown is your dream dress, style 4512 is a beautifully detailed, yet simple design. This strapless ivory multi-layered tulle ball gown has a bodice made of crystal encrusted Alencon lace and a silk taffeta waist sash. It comes in ivory.
The Melissa Sweet Collection
For brides with a more fashion forward and whimsical style, Priscilla of Boston's Melissa Sweet collection has the gown for you. Edgy dresses are adorned with feathers, ruffles, beads and frills for stylish yet fun designs.
One of the more traditional gowns in this collection is the Uma. This silk organza ball gown gets a makeover with a fabric petal embellished skirt and a diagonally draped bodice. It is available in diamond white or ivory.
For a more casual wedding the Billie is a strapless tea-length silk shantung number that would be perfect in an episode of Mad Men. With ruched and ruffled taffeta appliqués covering the entire dress, this design blends elegance and whimsy effortlessly. It is available in ivory or diamond white.
The Platinum Collection
If opulence is what you crave in a wedding gown and your budget is a little more generous, chance are Priscilla of Boston's Platinum collection will have the couture style you desire. For a more traditional Platinum collection style, the PL300 is a stunning one-shouldered ball gown with a hand-draped bodice. Made of ivory, lavender or white silk satin, this dress has jeweled brooches at the neckline and the hip and a full skirt that is sure to make you the belle of the ball.
For a sleeker look, Platinum style PL355 is a strapless ivory slim satin gown with tulle overlay. It has re-embroidered lace bands on the hem and bodice.
The Vineyard Collection
Brides with a modern, sleek style will love the sophisticated elegance of Priscilla of Boston's Vineyard collection. Featuring clean lines and simple embellishments, the Vineyard gowns are timelessly beautiful.
One of the standouts in this collection is the Rita. This one-shoulder cap sleeve gown has a low squared back and a cross-draped bust. It comes in ivory silk satin chiffon.
For a fuller dress, the Sophie is a modern take on the ball gown with its V-Neck and ruched waist. The Sophie comes in ivory or white silk taffeta.
The Reverie Collection
If you are a non-traditional type of gal, the Reverie Collection's unique designs will be a perfect match for your style. One definite gown to consider is the Marbella. This slim cut diamond white silk chiffon gown has a ruched halter bodice with a keyhole at the beaded neckline.
For a short and sassy wedding dress, the Amalfi is a fun little number for casual weddings. This ivory short net dress has spaghetti straps, a deep V back neckline and a floral layout along the neckline.
The Jewel Collection
Classic brides who want a romantic, elegant, yet youthful dress can find a wide selection in Priscilla of Boston's Jewel collection. This line carries a lot of flowing styles such as ball gowns, slim line and fit to flare styles.
One particularly beautiful and versatile ball gown in this collection is style JL228. This gown has a detachable sheer illusion sleeve neckline that, when removed, transforms the dress into a strapless style. The gown is made of ivory organza with a pearl, crystal and sequined lace appliqué.
Similarly romantic is style JL222; an empire waist strapless dress with a sweetheart neckline. Made of ivory or white chiffon, this gown has a satin empire band with a bodice and skirt pleat accented with frosted flower beads.
Whether your style is classic and traditional, edgy and modern, or you lean towards sheer opulence, Priscilla of Boston's six different dress collections have styles that will please even the most fashion forward bride. A woman's wedding is her day to be a princess and a Priscilla of Boston gown is a great way to help you dress for the part.