Planning a wedding? Then you’ll want to mark your calendar for Hawaii World Class Wedding Expo XXXIV April 24 and 25 at Hawaii Convention Center.
There will be approximately 150 vendors offering various products and services to assist with all your wedding needs. There also will be fashion shows (at 7:30 p.m. April 24 and 2:30 p.m. April 25) with the latest in wedding gowns, tuxedos and bridesmaid dresses.
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Natasha Gourlay: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Cerelia' strapless ballgown with cascading floral embellishment made of seed sequins and crystal beads $7,000 (also available in two-tone with blue flowers)
Featured here are some of the latest designs by Atelier Pronovias available exclusively at Casablanca Bridal & Formals, which is participating in the expo and show.
In business for more than 22 years, Casablanca offers an extensive selection of elegant and exclusive bridal and formal wear ranging from simple classic designs to contemporary and dramatic styles. In addition to Pronovias, Casablanca is the exclusive dealer in Hawaii of La Sposa and San Patrick from Barcelona. It also carries the popular Bliss by Monique Lhuillier wedding collection. The salon is located at 2058 S. Beretania St. (by appointment only).
Expo hours are from 6 to 10 p.m. April 24 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25. Admission is $9. For more information, visit BridesChoiceHawaii.com or call 943-1067.
Photos by Nathalie Walker // Design by Nicole Thommes
Hair and makeup for Natasha Gourlay and Kandrie Martinez-Herring by Beverly Kaneshige (makeupbybev.com)
Hair and makeup for Skyler Kamaka by Racyne Sugai of Sassarella (sassarella.com)
Skyler Kamaka: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Canace’ gown with skin-tone illusion front and low back, button and loop back enclosure; chantilly lace embellished with silver miniature bugle beads, emerald cut crystals, pear cut crystals and round white crystal beads; and layers of tulle, silk organza and crinoline skirt $8,500
Natasha Gourlay: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Cerelia’ strapless ballgown with cascading floral embellishment made of seed sequins and crystal beads $7,000 (also available in two-tone with blue flowers)
Kandrie Martinez-Herring: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Centaurus’ modified A-line gown with intricate detailing made of chantilly lace and tulle overlay covered with bugle beads and round crystals in a cascading floral design, sheer skin-tone illusion front and back neckline; and layers of crinoline and chantilly lace skirt $10,300 (Floral bouquet from Florist Grand)
Skyler Kamaka: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Caraola’ mermaid silhouette gown with Chantilly lace embellished with crystal beading over latte lining, illusion neckline, and chapel length train $8,400
Natasha Gourlay: Pronovias Barcelona ‘Mandisa’ halter mermaid silhouette gown with sheer illusion front and back neckline, and asymmetrical pleated morbido tulle, embroidered lace and tiered ruffle train $1,917 (Floral bouquet from Florist Grand)
Kandrie Martinez-Herring: Pronovias Barcelona ‘Marimar’ modified mermaid gown made of Spanish tulle with chantilly lace embellished with caviar beading and crystal beads along a sweetheart neckline and double back straps, with semi-cathedral length train $2,376 (Floral bouquet from Florist Grand)
Skyler Kamaka: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Callido’ modified mermaid silhouette gown with strapless sweetheart neckline, built-in corset bra, alencon lace neckline, illusion back made of chantilly lace, button and loops enclosure; and double layers of alencon lace skirt with tulle inset lined with organza finished with horse hair and crinoline $5,300
Skyler Kamaka: Atelier Pronovias Barcelona ‘Carmit’ two-piece wedding dress featuring a see-through silk chiffon long-sleeve blouse with high Victorian neckline embellished with chantilly lace and ruffled wrist cuffs, paired with a full ballgown skirt made of thousands of white feathers $32,000