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Bridal Expo Chicago and Milwaukee Luxury Events is pleased to present some of the best and most respected couture bridal designers in the world to our attendees. Below, please find a summary of the fashion show program that is presented at each of our 32 annual events. In scenes one and two, you’ll find links to the websites for each of the 11 Chicagoland bridal boutiques who feature dresses in our shows. Questions? Please call 847-428-3320 ext. 226 for our concierge help line.

BR—Bride       BM—Bridesmaid       SO—Social Occasion
SCENE 1
Top 2015 Bridal Gowns Featuring
Bridal Expo Chicago and Milwaukee’s Preferred Salons

1. BR Volle’s Bridal—Maggie Sottero, Style Serencia—Ablush fitted Swarovski crystal bodice hugs to the figurereleasing into a layered skirt. Complete with sweetheart neckline and illusion back. Finished with crystal buttons. $$$
2. BR Fifi’s Bridal—Pronovias, Style Petunia—Petunia has a neckline with rebrodé lace straps and an original two-part skirt. Both the inner and outer skirts are decorated with beautiful lace appliqués and a scalloped hem. $$$
3. BR Simply Luxe Bridal—Nicole Miller, Style Lily—Silky  smooth crepe de chine with a sweetheart illusion  neckline. The bodice has an underwire built-in bra and boning to support the beading and shape the gown.  $$$
4. BR Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn—Justin Alexander  Signature, Style 9776—Champagne strapless tulle  ball gown with heavily beaded bodice, dropped waist  and sweetheart neckline. $$$
5. BR Bri’Zan Couture—Maggie Sottero, Style Melanie—  Delicate corded lace on tulle skims the shoulders and neckline of this lightweight gown while buttons trail a  zipper closure accenting an illusion back. $$
6. BR Bridal Elegance—Ellis Bridals, Style 12215–Romantic  tulle, sparkle tulle and satin ballgown. Thoughtfully  layered tulle with sequin give this skirt a subtle  sparkle. Bodice hand-embroidered with precious stones and beading. $$$
7. BR Bella Bianca Bridal Couture–Simone Carvalli, Style  90174–Beaded Corded Lace over an asymmetrically  draped fit and flare bodice with tulle skirt. $$$
8. BR Eva’s Bridal’s International—Kitty Chen, Style Tiana–  All over lace gown with low back, ruffle details on the  skirt and beaded straps. $$$
9. BR Bridal Salon at Macy’s—Demetrios Couture, Style  C220–Elaborately embellished, fit and flare wedding  dress with multi-feathered skirt with sweetheart  neckline, sheer beaded cap sleeves flowing into a  plunging low back. $$$
10. BR Wolsfelt’s Bridal–Matthew Christopher, Style Juniper– Vintage tea-length gown with lace detailing at the  waist and hem in blue. $$$$
11. BR Dimitra’s Bridal Couture—ERSA Atelier, Style Eirene–  3/4 length sleeve, high neck sheath gown, with tulle  overskirt. $$$$$

SCENE 2
Top 2015 Attendants Featuring
Bridal Expo Chicago and Milwaukee’s Preferred Salons

12. BM Volle’s Bridal—Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5190–  Beautifully draped in flowy indigo chiffon and soft  black Chantilly lace, this style is both easy and  comfortable to wear. The contrasting sheer lace cap  sleeves and back offer appropriate coverage. $
13. BM Fifi’s Bridal—Sophia Tolli, Style 11426–One-shoulder  chiffon slim A-line gown features a satin waistband  with side hand-beaded brooch, concealed back  zipper and side draped and layered skirt. $
14. BM Simply Luxe Bridal–Lela Rose, Style LR207–Full  length crinkle chiffon dress with pleated detail at  modified halter neckline and bodice. Rhinestone  flower buttons at shoulder seam. Surplice open back  with pleated detail. $
15. BM Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn—Alfred Angelo, Style  7338L–Chiffon gown with a V-shaped neckline,  draped bodice, crystal beaded natural waistline and  draped, asymmetric split front floor length skirt with  cocktail length underskirt. $
16. BM Bri’Zan Couture—Bari Jay, Style 885–V-neck jacket  over a princess dress; beading at waist center front. $
17. BM Bridal Elegance—House of Wu, Style 22624–  Aubergine all lace tank gown with low V back, which features a satin band at the waist. $
18. BM Bella Bianca Bridal Couture—Noir by Lazaro, Style  3381–Grape mikado trumpet gown, dramatic illusion  neckline with floral beaded embroidery, sheer back. $
19. BM Eva’s Bridal International–Jordan Fashions, Style  469–Shown in Cashmere. Lace bodice with keyhole  back. Draped satin trumpet skirt with attached belt. $
20. BM Bridal Salon at Macy’s—Noir by Lazaro, Style 3334–  Cobalt chiffon gown, plunging V-neckline with  spaghetti straps at back, ruched cummerbund at  natural waist, soft A-line skirt, sweep train. $
21. BM Wolsfelt’s Bridal–Alvina Valenta, Style 9271–Chiffon  A-line bridesmaid gown with gathered bodice and low back. Halter neckline is accented with a self-fabric  cascading flower and ruched empire waist. $
22. SO Dimitra’s Bridal Couture—­­­Stephen Yearick, Style  SY10087–Four ply silk crepe skirt, bodice in French  net embroidered and jeweled with English cut crystals and marquis stones. $$$$

SCENE 3
David Tutera, Sophia Tolli and James Clifford for Mon Cheri Bridals

23. BR Sophia Tolli, Style Y11555—Crystal hand-beading  trims the V-neckline while lace appliqués and a scattering of crystal beading highlight the cap sleeves and sheer back bodice complete with diamante  buttons. $$$
24. BR Sophia Tolli, Style Y11576—Rose pink evokes classic love and ball gown Starling captures just that in lace  and misty tulle. Delicate scalloped lace frames the  strapless sweetheart neckline with crystal and pearl  hand-beading, enhancing the captivating quality of  the lace. Hand-placed shadow box lace appliqués  adorn the bodice and spill into the romantic  voluminous skirt with chapel length train. $$$
25. BR Sophia Tolli, Style Y11550—Features a double illusion draped tulle V-neckline that delicately conceals a  satin sweetheart bodice. Decadent crystal hand-  beaded lace motifs adorn the shoulder straps and a matching brooch sits at the waist. $$$
26. BR David Tutera, Style 115225—Strapless corded lace  appliqué and tulle over memory taffeta ball gown  wedding dress, sweetheart neckline and back bodice trimmed with hand-beaded jeweled motif, corded lace appliquéd bodice features matching motif at dropped waistline, softly gathered tulle over memory taffeta full skirt, corded lace hemmed border and chapel length  train. $$$
27. BR David Tutera, Style 115229—orded lace appliqué and tulle over satin A-line cage wedding dress with cap  sleeves, tulle and lace appliquéd deep Queen Anne  neckline, sweetheart bodice adorned with hand-  beaded motif and lace, scalloped lace keyhole back  bodice, soft satin slim underskirt with sweep train,  tulle and matching lace appliquéd cage overskirt with  scalloped hem. $$$
28. BR David Tutera, Style 115241—Strapless lace appliqué, tulle and organza over satin ball gown with  sweetheart neckline, lace appliquéd bodice with  dropped waistline, softly gathered tulle and organza  layered full skirt with matching lace appliqués  cascading down to scalloped hemline and chapel  length train. $$$
29. BR James Clifford, Style J11580S—Sleeveless silk  chiffon over charmeuse sheath dress encrusted with  allover linear hand-beading and sequin, illusion  bateau neckline over a sweetheart bodice, jewel  beaded dropped waistband, beaded illusion scoop  back neckline over a deep curved back bodice. $$$
30. BR James Clifford, Style J11585—Strapless hand-beaded motif, tulle and sequin over tiara satin  ball gown wedding dress with sweetheart neckline,  elaborately jewel beaded motif bodice. $$$
**Mon Cheri available at Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn.**

SCENE 4
Bridesmaids by Alvina Valenta, Jim Hjelm Occasions and Noir by Lazaro

31. BM Alvina Valenta Maids, Style 9481—Teal dupioni soft  fluted bridesmaid gown with a "V" neckline, cap  sleeve, and "V" back. $
32. BM Alvina Valenta Maids, Style 9484— Black dupioni  soft fluted bridesmaid gown with a scoop neckline.  Keyhole back with sheer Black Metallic Carolina  Chantilly lace accent. $
33. BM Alvina Valenta Maids, Style 9486—Pewter English  net gown with a draped empire waist bodice,  sweetheart neckline, and sheer one shoulder strap. $
34. BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5462—Petal crinkle  chiffon over Cashmere lining A-line bridesmaid gown, draped cross over bodice, natural waist with  gathered skirt. $
35. BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5463—Shimmer  luminescent chiffon A-line bridesmaids gown,  Champagne lace bodice, bateau neckline, cap  sleeve, natural waist. $
36. BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5473—Burgundy chiffon  A-line bridesmaid gown, draped bodice with V-notch, front and back criss-cross back. $
37. BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5476—Noir luminescent  A-line wrap bridesmaid gown, Black lace cap sleeve  with keyhole back. $
38. BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3428— Black mikado trumpet gown, sweetheart neckline with sheer tulle illusion  overlay accented with floral organza embroidery. $
39. BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3434— Black tulle over mikado trumpet gown, straight neckline, jewel detail at  natural waist, floral organza embroidery, horsehair  finished hem. $
40. BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3435—Cherry mikado trumpet  gown, with sweetheart neckline and peplum skirt,  bow detail at back. $
**Justin Alexander available at these fine retailers: Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn, Shelley’s Bridal Couture of West Dundee and Bridal Elegance of Ottawa.**

SCENE 5
The Designers of JLM Couture:
Tara Keely, Hayley Paige, Alvina Valenta and Lazaro

41. BR Tara Keely, Style 2410—Ivory textured satin bridal ball gown, strapless bodice with sash at natural waist,  chapel train. $$
42. BR Tara Keely, Style 2412—Ivory satin bridal ball gown,  gathered sweetheart bodice with beaded belt at  natural waist, full skirt with chapel train and pockets.  $$
43. BR Hayley Paige, Style “Sasha”— Moonstone tulle fit to  flare bridal gown, stunning allover encrusted bodice  with geometric beaded detail continued through the  hip, deep V-neckline with cap sleeve and open back  with crystal belt detail. $$$$
44. BR Hayley Paige, Style “Star”— Alabaster tulle A-line  bridal gown, with crystal encrusted bodice and skirt,  sweetheart neckline and chapel train. $$$$
45. BR Alvina Valenta, Style 9405- Ivory English net over champagne charmeuse slim bridal gown with French  Alencon lace placed throughout. Deep V neckline with low back and jeweled ribbon at natural waist. $$$$
46. BR Alvina Valenta, Style 9414—Cappuccino trumpet  bridal gown. Beaded and embroidered elongated  bodice with a strapless sweetheart neckline and skirt  of layered tulle with cascading horsehair accents.  $$$$
47. BR Lazaro, Style 3411—Champagne beaded and  embroidered net slip bridal gown, strapless  sweetheart neckline, crystal opal beaded trim at  natural waist, soft trumpet skirt, sweep train. $$$$$
48. BR Lazaro, Style 3400—Ivory beaded and embroidered fit and flare bridal gown, strapless sweetheart neckline,  elongated bodice, textured organza wave skirt, chapel  train. $$$$$

SCENE 6
Couture Glamour

49. BR Matthew Christopher, Style Roxie and Velma—  Cocktail dress of silk Mikado. An hourglass of Alençon lace adorns the front and back from strapless  sweetheart bodice to fingertip hem. This detachable  train is the perfect addition to our sexy Roxie number. The skirt features three layers of sheer tulle in a festive high-low hemline with a large silk satin organza bow  at mid-waist for the finishing touch! $$$$
50. BR Matthew Christopher, Style Reese—Shimmering  silvery embroidered Chantilly lace trails all over this  lovely gown. The delicate strapless sweetheart  neckline and structured hidden dropped waist are  completed with a full A-line skirt of dotted Swiss  netting and covered buttons to the chapel length train. $$$$$
51. BR Edgardo Bonilla, Style Sweet Rose—Strapless silk  gazar ball gown wedding dress with sweetheart  neckline and draped bodice. $$$$$
52. BR Edgardo Bonilla, Style Rose Love—Strapless tulle  and lace gazar ball gown wedding dress with peplum  waist detail. $$$$$
53. BR Liancarlo, Style 5885–Italian embroidery on Chantilly  cap sleeve sheath gown with Illusion tulle overskirt in  Ivory/Platinum. Gown also available without overskirt.  $$$$$
54. BR Liancarlo, Style 5886—Italian embroidery on illusion  tulle sleeveless ball gown with illusion neckline in  Candlelight. $$$$$
55. BR Mira Zwillinger, Style Beatrice—Hand-made dress  from four different types of hand cut and sewn lace  flowers over hand dyed silk organza layered base.  Nude organza bow belt. $$$$$
56. BR Mira Zwillinger, Style Rubi—One-shoulder chiffon  dress with an embellished sheer bodice. $$$$$
57. BR Inbal Dror, Style BR-14-05—Embroidered silk tulle  with small glass stones and specially hand made  glittered sequins; features an open back cape. $$$$$
58. BR Inbal Dror, Style BR-14-20–Ballerina-style dress  made of layers of silk tulle in a blush hue and covered  with small swarovski stones and hand placed sequins.  $$$$$
59. BR Johanna Johnson, Style Satine–Luxurious Latte  heavy silk; features hand beaded Parisian lace  embellishments on the front and on the cap sleeves.  The wedding dress also features a gorgeous low  sweeping back. $$$$$
60. BR Johanna Johnson, Style Muse–All-over beaded  sheath gown with cap sleeves and open back. $$$$$
61. BR Yaki Ravid, Style Aura–Beaded and sleeveless bodice with soft chiffon skirt. $$$$$
62. BR Yaki Ravid, Style Gaia–Lace gown with long sleeves  and flowy skirt. $$$$$
63. BR Ines Di Santo, Style Silvine–Strapless Alençon Lace  gown layered with Satin face Organza. Featuring a  graduated lace treatment springing from the scalloped hemline. $$$$$
64. BR Ines Di Santo, Style Damaris–Strapless modified  trumpet silhouette adorned with Art Deco hand  embroidery and beading. Made in Organza with  metallic lame underlay. $$$$$

































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