Designer: Sophia Tolli
Why we love her:
As one of the first Sophia Tolli bridal gowns we have in the store, Allira set the bar high– like, really high. From the delicate beadwork, to the intricate lace, to the crisp crepe, Allira is a masterpiece! She is a prime example of why we picked up the Sophia Tolli line.
Her beaded spaghetti straps support the scoop-shaped neckline. This neckline is perfect for brides who want something a little different and slightly more modest than a plunging neckline. Allira has an alluring V-shaped back neckline. Semi-sheer cutouts on the sides of the bodice enhance brides’ curves. Allira’s bodice is decorated in romantic, floral lace. The lace has exquisite and delicate beading on it, making it shimmer in the light. The lace appliques flow from the bodice, past the waistline, and down the skirt. This lace placement has a very elongating effect. The lace and the cutouts make Allira a beautiful and flattering choice for brides of all shapes and sizes.
Allira’s fit-and-flare silhouette is a favorite for brides. She is fitted through the waist and hips, then she opens up around the knees in a gentle flare. The front of her skirt is a crisp, clean crepe. Brides love how timeless crepe skirts look, but Allira’s is extra special. The lace from the bodice cascades seamlessly down the sides of the skirt and around the back of the gown.
Allira’s train transitions from the luxurious crepe to a shimmering sparkle tulle. Her cathedral length-train has a patterned sparkle tulle layer that adds depth and drama to an already stunning back of the gown. Lace appliques are scattered throughout the train. The train is petal shaped, which makes it perfect for memorable photos, and it is lined with gorgeous, leafy hem lace.
She’s perfect for:
Allira is a perfect choice for any style of venue. Her timeless silhouette and the crepe skirt means she will fit well with more traditional venues like country clubs, banquet halls, and churches. Her floral detailing makes her a wonderful option for outdoor venues like wineries, refinished barns, and arboretums. And her modern twists, like the sparkle tulle skirt and scoop neckline allow her to work in more contemporary venues like breweries and art museums. Seasonally, she is a great choice for spring, summer, and fall weddings. Allira is for brides who love their curves and want to showcase their figure, brides who love blending simplicity with drama, and brides who love cathedral trains.
What makes her special: the way Allira combines crepe, beaded lace, and sparkle tulle is nothing short of masterful. She takes different elements that brides frequently request and brings them to life in an elegant and classic way. And for brides looking to add an extra wow factor, she comes with detachable, tulle bishop sleeves. The long sleeves attach in cold shoulder fashion, perfect for the more boho bride. The same beaded lace adorns the tops of the tulle sleeves and also along the cuff. Bishop sleeves are making a big splash in bridal fashion right now. Allira takes them to the next level by being off the shoulder and decorated with beaded appliqués. Allira is ethereal, elegant, and easy to wear. Come see her, and many other exquisite Sophia Tolli gowns now in store!