David's Bridal Partners with Wedding and Fashion Experts
Newly Launched Style Council Offers Advice on Creating
Celebrity-Style Looks Without the Hollywood Budget
CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, May 27, 2009 - Planning for weddings and other special events is always exciting, but rarely an easy feat. From finding the perfect dress to maximizing a budget, adding personal touches and more, David's Bridal understands the challenges that future brides and everyday women face leading up to the most special of life's occasions. To help women everywhere prepare for and enjoy celebrations that are nothing short of spectacular, the nation's most trusted bridal and special occasion retailer developed the David's Bridal Style Council. Comprised of renowned wedding and fashion experts, the Style Council offers insider secrets, useful tips, and unique planning ideas via the recently launched David's Bridal blog, blogs.davidsbridal.com.
Check out the David's Style Council section online for expert advice and the inside scoop from celebrity wedding planner, Jo Gartin; A-list fashion stylist, Jeanne Yang; Latina Magazine Beauty and Fashion Director, Angelique Serrano; and David's Bridal Fashion Director, Dan Rentillo. Through engaging video podcasts, personal blog posts and up-to-the-minute trend reports, the Style Council will arm women with everything they need to know to prepare for life's most special events. Whether it's incorporating the season's hottest trends, using color creatively, shopping for the perfect wedding and special occasion dresses and accessories, or identifying figure flattering looks, these industry insiders offer insight into how to do it all - and for less than anyone thought possible.
"At David's Bridal, we're the experts at planning, personalizing and dressing for important events," said Dan Rentillo, David's Bridal Fashion Director and Style Council member. "It's all about smart shopping; and today more than ever, it's actually chic to save. With a little help from our influential friends, we're helping women show off their great sense of style and create fabulous looks - no matter what their budget."
About The David's Bridal Style Council
Jo Gartin, Celebrity Wedding Planner and Author
Named "best wedding coordinator" by Vogue magazine, Jo Gartin is the author of "Jo Gartin's Weddings: An Inspiring Guide for the Stylish Bride." Her loyal A-list clientele includes Brooke Shields, Courteney Cox Arquette, Isla Fisher and Kate Walsh.
Jeanne Yang, Celebrity Stylist
Widely recognized as one of Hollywood's top fashion authorities, Jeanne Yang has dressed celebrity clients from Angelina Jolie to Amanda Seyfried. Renowned for her impeccable style and taste, Yang's photo credits include the covers and inside layouts of publications such as In Style, GQ, Vanity Fair, and Vogue.
Angelique Serrano, Latina Magazine Beauty and Fashion Director
Angelique Serrano oversees Latina magazine's beauty and fashion features. As a former trend spotter for Teen People magazine and with fashion experience at People magazine, she is a leader in trend forecasting. In addition to her fashion and beauty savvy, Serrano offers insight into the latest in Quinceañera trends.
Dan Rentillo, David's Bridal Fashion Director
Dan Rentillo leads the design teams that create David's Bridal's amazing and affordable bridal, bridal party and special occasion collections. Prior to joining David's Bridal, Rentillo designed his own eveningwear collection, which was sold at some of the country's most upscale retailers. He is well regarded for his dynamic fashion sense and frequently travels throughout Europe for ideas and inspiration.
ABOUT DAVID'S BRIDAL
With more than 50 years of bridal and special occasion experience, David's Bridal understands the importance of providing brides-to-be and women everywhere with a vast selection of exquisitely crafted dresses, available at affordable prices. Today, with over 300 locations nationwide, David's Bridal continues to expand its retail store locations, while maintaining its philosophy of superior quality, value and service. To locate a store nearby, consumers can call 1-877-693-BRIDE or visit www.davidsbridal.com, the #1 ranked wedding website in the Lifestyle-Weddings category, according to Hitwise, the leading online competitive intelligence service.
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