Leading wedding and entertaining expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena.
After ten years as head designer for a major bridal manufacturer, Sophia Apostolides created a new bridal collection for Mon Cheri, Sophia Tolli. With its unparalleled craftsmanship and exceptional fit, the Sophia Tolli collection provides an array of gorgeous, show-stopping bridal gowns.
A truly prestigious designer, James Clifford started his formal career as a designer at the New England School of Art and Design. Following graduation, he participated in a two-year apprenticeship at the House of Bianchi and was then recruited by Priscilla of Boston.
Born into a family of Italian artisans and raised in Philadelphia, Joan Calabrese showed a complete love of fashion from a very early age. Joan adds, “From the day I could pick up a pencil, I was always drawing, always clothing.”
Ivonne Dome, social occasion designer for Mon Cheri, has known that she would be a clothing designer since she was a child. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ivonne combines ethnic details with modern trends for the Montage, Cameron Blake, Occasions, and Capri collections.
Martin J. Thornburg started his career as a custom bridal designer and consultant. His execution of exquisite custom bridal wear was the focus of his energy and the start of a dream come true. Designing and sewing that “Perfect Dress” was a special gift.