July 6, 2022

When Mexico-based Nadia Manjarrez launched her self-named bridal line in October 2021, she thought far forward for her purchasers. 

Impressed by valuable metal-lined Japanese Kintsugi artwork, her debut assortment featured versatile, modular items that basically could possibly be worn once more after the massive day: removable puff sleeves and billowing capes for layering, adorned with stylized however nonetheless basic parts, like delicate cut-outs, swingy fringe and tailor-made separates. Manjarrez took the forward-looking idea of extending the life cycle of bridal even additional, although, constructing in an choice to return items post-wedding to be altered or fully remade for future celebratory events. For an extra payment primarily based on the extent of labor required, the transformation — accomplished on the model’s Culiacán, Sinaloa atelier — takes from six to eight weeks; consultations and fittings are carried out with Manjarrez, both in-person or through electronic mail and video for distant purchasers.

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