With today being the last day of the century when the date, month and year match, registry offices across the country have reported a surge of wedding bookings from couples keen to seal the deal with an extra-special touch. So here we’ve taken a look at couture bridal design supremo Vera Wang’s journey into a super brand with iconic moment since launching her first bridal collection in 1990.
1990 first Bridal collection launches
1992 As a former figure skater herself, Wang is commissioned to design Nancy Kerrigan’s Winter Olympics white outfit
1997 Victoria Beckham marries David in one of Vera’s creations
1997 The very first Vera Wang Bride: Barbie doll is launched
2002 Sees the launch of the brand’s ready-to-wear line an instant hit among A-listers; the debut collaboration with Wedgwood tableware; and also the launch of the first of many fragrances, Vera Wang
2005 Recipient of the CFDA Award, Women’s Designer of the Year
2011 Sees the opening of the first London bridal store Vera Wang at Brown’s
Now the Vera Wang brand is a lifestyle company that goes beyond bridal and ready-to-wear, and into publishing, fragrance, beauty, accessories and home. Vera Wang’s latest collaboration with heritage brand Wedgwood in exquisite crystal pieces is now available to shop here from Cocosa Home.