Fashion & More with Faith Senam: ‘The Bride’ Collection by Nadrey Laurent

Faith Senam


Weddings are for women. This is not to say that men don’t love weddings too, they do but not as much as women. It’s a whole journey for women once they start preparing to get married.From the choosing of the colors, bridal party, décor, food, venue, guests and all the other things that matters for the big event. One thing is always a nightmare; getting the right gown.

For many women, finding that perfect wedding dress for their body type which is similarly comfortable and is able to tell their happiness is what they yearn for. It’s also on this one day where it is socially acceptable for them to be surrounded with beauty and what better way to do this than to wear the most beautiful gown you will find in your search for what best to wear.


Accra based fashion houseNadrey Laurent recently launched its first ever bridal collection called “The Bride”. Brides are nearly the most important figure at weddings. Their arrival stalls everything and everyone as the groom waits eagerly at the altar.

The inspiration for “The Bride” Collection is to offer a wide range of possibilities for the modern bride to explore and feel cheerful about on her special day.

This stunning capsule collection is a perfect blend of traditional, sophisticated yet playful designs. The delicate embellished ivory and whites laces are intricately mixed with fresh turquoise lace, beautiful fuchsia satin, bold black guipure and even African prints.

“As we know, today’s brides are confident, dynamicand still very traditional. They are mostlyin search of this special yet timeless dress, that piece that will reveal their inner beauty (and happiness), embrace their femininity yetwill be practical because aside from being beautiful and posh they will have to dance and have fun.” Marie Kipre, Creative Director for Nadrey Laurent explains.

THE BRIDE Collection offer styles such as the traditionalwedding gowns, classy embellished jumpsuits, body-skimming crepe dresses, and lace capes. These styles mostly come with detachable trains to allow the Queen of the day to fullyenjoy her special day.

Nadrey Laurent formerly known as Totally Ethnik has since its establishment in 2013 been making exclusive and daring ready to wear pieces for the modern woman and now with the introduction of a bridal collection which will be available in a pre-order basis.

The brand is currently found in shops in Paris, Geneva, Accra, Lagos, Abidjan, and Kampala and have participated in key fashion shows in Belgium, France, Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda.

The modern bride wants to be as dynamic and expressive on her wedding day. Understanding the different facets the modern bride goesthrough for herwedding day and finding that ideal gown which will make her day enjoyable and memorable is what simply what this collection offers.

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