Interview with designer Manalé
New York Metroweddings is
proud to Present...
One of the World's Premier Bridal Designers
New York Metroweddings is proud to introduce Manalé Dagnew, one of the world's foremost Bridal Designers. We were thrilled to have the opportunity to interview Manalé, because she was one of the first designers to introduce her collection to the internet. She believes in technology to as a tool to market and sell her collections along with the traditional media and methods. We, of course at New York Metroweddings think this is extremely observant and brilliant of her.
Manalé is an Ethiopian born designer, whose proud and prominent family lineage, along with her experience as a working assistant to a Roman Opera House, and her study in New York at F.I.T., is clearly reflected in her ageless and elegant designs. Manalé's feminine silhouettes effortlessly enhance the beauty of a woman's body. Cinched waists, bared backs, pearl waistbands, and sensual necklines merged with indulgent fabrics like silk charmuse, venetian lace, and nostalgic old-world embroidery present a regal statement of unabashed confidence and pure elegance. Her designs are a pleasure to wear, and she is a delight to work with.
NYMW: What would you say is your basic design philosophy?
Manalé: I guess you could say my design philosophy is the search for love and beauty together. I love simple shapes and lines in my gowns, with an elegant and glamorous feeling. Rich fabrications, Fabulous Fabrics, and a Rich feeling, without being stuffy or overdone.
NYMW: Do you have a favorite design or style?
Manalé: No. Each dress and each bride is important to me individually.
NYMW: What is the latest trend in Headpieces as you see it?
Manalé: Right now I would say that simple jewels in the hair are the newest trend. Either sticky-backed jewels strategically placed in chignons or French Twists, or Chineese jeweled sticks placed in the hair.
Thank You for so much for speaking with us Manalé.
Manalé's designs can be found in New York at:
- Bergdorf Goodman 212-872-8959
- Bridal Couture of Manhassett 516-365-4632
- Bridal Reflections, Carle Place 516-742-7788
- Fontana Bridal, Scarsdale 914-472-1441
You can find more of Manalé's designs, as well as a timetable of her Trunk shows at: www.manale.com
Please be sure to tell her staff, that you found Manalé at New York Metroweddings - The #1 online source for planning a wedding or special event in New York!
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