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Pronovias Barcelona Showroom

A few weeks ago we hopped on a plane and flew to Barcelona, Spain. A first for the both of us, needless to say we were excited! We were off to visit the Pronovias showroom, attend the Pronovias 2013 fashion show held at Sala Oval of the MNAC and finally go to the dinner and after party at Palauet Albéniz. This just so happens to be where the King of Spain stays when he’s in town. Even we know this sounds crazy, but it was such a privilege and way fun. We cannot thank all of our friends at Pronovias enough for allowing us to experience Barcelona in style.

Shortly after we landed we were whisked away to the Pronovias showroom. Two buildings, a ton of people all collaborating to make some of the most breathtaking wedding dresses around. A tour of the grounds, a meeting with Manuel Mota and brief run in with Karolina Kurkova who was being fitted for the show. To say the least, it was utterly amazing. Stay tuned to see the 2013 Pronovias collection.

We gazed at wedding gowns, head pieces and bridal sashes daily. To actually see the process of what it takes to make these wedding gowns is truly unreal. It starts in Manuel Mota‘s atelier where he has tons of inspirational material neatly organized. Think fashion books, sparkly beads and luxurious fabrics. Elaborate sketches are meticulously hung on cork boards. A fashion designer’s dream. We asked Manuel what inspired him to create this collection and he shared that he was greatly inspired by the film The Artist and the fashion of the 20′s 30, and 40s.

A few flights of stairs and we were in the factory. A well coordinated operation of seamstresses sewing the gowns mostly by hand. As you can see, the detail work in these gowns is truly a labor of love.

Below is the unfinished product of the show-stopping gown for  the fashion show. The seamstresses took over ten hours to sew just one of roses, by hand of course. As you will soon see, the dress is a work of art. Stay tuned to see all of these gowns and more come to life in the Pronovias 2013 fashion show.

Thank you so much to Pronovias, Manuel Mota, and the lovely Ana Paula. This was a once in a lifetime experience that shall not soon be forgotten.

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  11. Oh wow, what a lovely feature – I was so sad to have missed the event as I was invited too, and it would have been such a treat to meet you! Next time! ;)

    Beautiful Manuel Mota gowns above,

    Annabel xx

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  14. 0. Bianca says:

    Wow, I can’t believe I’m only just sieeng these they are BEYOND BEAUTIFUL. My favourites are: well.. there are too many to list. You are so talented, Yolande! I am IN LOVE. Works or art! Big hugs and keep up the AMAZING work!

  15. 0. Mia Moulskov says:

    Hi :-)
    I am in love with the dress “Paula 2012″ from pronovias, but I can not find it in Denmark. Can you help me, where to buy the beautiful dress?

    Thanks!
    Mia :-)

  16. 0. MARITA FLANAGAN says:

    Simply the best

  17. 0. Vicky says:

    I loved hearing about your trip to Barcelona. I would like to so to Pronovias to look or have a dress made. Can anyone go to the showroom. How would you go about making an appointment and is it possible ?

    Thanks

  18. 0. Sabrina says:

    Any idea where we can find those flower headpieces? They are gorg!

  19. 0. ELENA says:

    Dear Pronovias staff,
    My name is Elena and i would like to close an appointment in your showroom for my wedding dress, how can i do this can you help me please. Thank you in advance.

    Kind Regards,
    Elena

  20. 0. noelle hassett says:

    i there i was enquiring about coming to your store to try on and hopefully buy a pronovias lansi dress .What is the cost of it
    Regards
    noelle

  21. 0. HANRIETI says:

    QUERO MUITO COMPRAR O VESTIDO MODELO GEORGIA DA PRONOIVAS, COMO FAÇO PARA OBTER E-MAIL DA LOJA EM BARCELONA. ACREDITO QUE LÁ ESTEJA MAIS BARATO DO QUE AQUI NO RJ. AQUI ESTÁ CUSTANDO R$ 6.000,00. ESTOU SUPER AFLITA PORQUE PRECISO COMPRAR O QUANTO ANTES CASO EM MAIO.
    ABS,
    HANRIETI

  22. 0. Dias Ferreira says:

    I would like to come with my daughter and visit your show room in Barcelona to buy a wedding dress her. We could come during the first week of April can you confirm if this is possible and who we should contact

  23. 0. Fernando Nicolau says:

    Estarei em Lisboa no período de 03 de Agosto de 2014 e gostaria contactar a vossa loja para aquisição de um vestido para minha esposa com a seguinte referência:ROHAIS 42/67. Mandem-me o preço e digam-me se podem custurar um com as suas medidas?
    Aguardo com urgência a vossa resposta

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