Anne Bowen ~ New York City, NY

Anne Bowen's stunning wedding gowns have appeared a number of times in the pages of Weddings Unveiled and most recently in our current Winter 2011 issue's 20-page fashion editorial, So Pretty. Designing for a confident, chic, fashion-forward bride, Anne Bowen's style is modern, sexy and glamorous. Visit our Bridal Market blog post of her runway show and read on to learn more about Anne Bowen and the inspiration behind her collections. Be sure to visit Maddison Row in Charleston, SC on Thursday, February 17th to see her newest "Of The Gods" collection.

To view the designer's complete collections and to find a retailer near you, visit the Anne Bowen website.

Weddings Unveiled: How did you become a designer?

Anne Bowen: It is innate.

WU: How would you describe your style?

AB: Modern, sexy, and glamorous.

WU: Who is the woman you're designing for?

She is confident and fashion savvy.

WU: Where do you find inspiration?

AB: Inspiration is unique to each collection from music to art to nature. We draw upon beauty in all facets of life.

WU: What is your creative process?

AB: Walk, think, paint, sketch, drape.

WU: What are your favorite materials to work with?

I love all textiles as each brings a unique quality to the process.

WU: What advice would you offer brides searching for the perfect dress?

AB: Be true to yourself and listen to what you like.

WU: What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?

AB: Know what your vision is and surround yourself with those persons most capable of making it happen.

WU: Tell us three things you can't live without.

AB: Creating, my puppies and my family & friends.

WU: What is next for Anne Bowen?

AB: I cannot tell you yet, but we have some very exciting things working. I cannot wait to share them with all our friends.

WU: Tell us about the collection appearing at the Maddison Row trunk show on February 17th.

“Of The Gods” was inspired by Welsh goddesses. Being of Welsh descent, Anne Bowen created a collection that of sheer mesh organza, tulle, and sheer chiffon creating an ethereal lightness.


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