Let’s make it clear, one size does not fit all. Women today are constantly challenged by finding the right wardrobe on a daily bases. Add size to it and sometimes it just adds to the challenge. And that’s just with ready to wear. Bridal is yet another section in the fashion world that women of a certain size continue to find there is a void.
Women come in all sizes, shapes, and curves. On her wedding day, she wants to feel her most beautiful.
You the bride have enough on your plate planning your wedding. Being able to find your wedding dress because you are a curvaceous beauty should not be made to feel ashamed of your size. You should not be able to go into a boutique and not physically be able to try on a wedding dress. After all, you are making a major purchase for what could be one of the biggest days of your life.
So we at WBM have made it our point to make sure that we searched high and low for designers that consider you when designing their wedding collection.
This market season we had the pleasure of meeting with the creative director of Pronovias-Hervé Moreau. For Mr. Moreau, it is unthinkable for him not have thought of all women of all shapes, sizes, skin tones. So we asked him the following questions and here is what he had to say.
What moved you to include all women of all sizes when designing each collection?
We want all women to be able to wear Pronovias. I’m inspired by all different types of women when I design and making our line size-inclusive just seemed natural for us.
How important is it for you to include all women of various shapes and ethnicities in your presentations?
I think it’s extremely important to show diversity when casting models for a runway show or presentation. We design our collections with all women in mind, not one specific body-type or ethnicity, and it’s important for our customer to be able to see themselves in the dresses when attending one of our events.
When a bride is buying her wedding dress what are 3 things you want her to keep in mind.
- My advice to all brides would be to make sure to pick a dress that they feel like themselves in. A wedding dress should be suited to the bride’s personality, making it easy to feel confident on their big day.
- Pick a dress that is comfortable, whatever that means to you. Your wedding is the most important day of your life and you want to be free of distractions from that.
- Take the time to pick a dress you really love. It’s your special day, you should wear what you want and feel special in it.
Own your sexy at any healthy size that makes you feel like a natural woman.
Over the past several years, Myrdith Leon-McCormack has evolved from one of the nation’s most successful Celebrity Manicurist, represented by Factory Downtown, to one of the most sought after branding experts with her firm MLM Represents and as a Huffington Post blogger.
Leon-McCormack, founder of MLM Represents, oversees all practice areas and is involved in providing strategic direction to select clients. Her particular area of expertise is advising clients on how to best leverage their brand as an asset to serve as a powerful leadership tool and drive business performance.
Leon-McCormack’s innovative strategies to connect consumers more effectively by associating them with the world’s most influential celebrities, musicians, arts, film and personalities has been part of her incredible success to collaborating with some of the industry’s most influential people in the world of the arts, music, and film. MLM Represents client list includes: Isaiah Washington, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Lois Samuels–the Vessel, and Justin Davis. Her new business has afforded her the opportunity to travel the world to great countries such as Egypt, Qatar, Dubai, London, France, Ireland, to name a few.
Leon-McCormack’s creative vision and strong knowledge of the entertainment and arts has created yet another venture with the weekly radio show, Keep It Moving w/Marsha Jews on WEAA 88.9 FM, a national public radio station, as Executive Entertainment Producer.
As the Editorial Director of World Bride Magazine, she drives the magazine into the 21st century where visions of people of color are seen in a more positive and progressive direction.