Barcelona, world capital for future wifes

30 Apr 2013 - 00:00
Barcelona Bridal Week. Pic: Jorge Andreu

Barcelona gets consolidated as an international reference point for wedding fashion in the 23rd edition of the Barcelona Bridal Week fair. From today and to the 5th of May, this city hosts the event, that takes place in the pavilion number 8 of the Gran Via venue at Fira de Barcelona. The Pasarela Gaudí Novias (from april the 30th to May the 3rd) and the Salón Internacional Noviaespaña (from the 3rd to the  5th of May) are the pillars of the event.


The Barcelona Bridal Week will join 230 brands, of which 50% are international, and more than 15,000 professionals, with a rate of 60% of foreigners, in a 30,000m2 venue that is completely full once again. This year, the fair aims to outdo the attendance numbers of 2012 due to the opening of new markets and the wide propotion campaign carried by the creators of the event, that has a noticeable international character.


Rosa Clará's fashion show will open the Pasarela Gaudí Novias, in which the best brands and designers will present the trends in wedding fashion for 2014 until the 3rd of May. Jesús Peiró, Victorio & Lucchino, Yolancris, Inmaculada García, Isabel Zapardiez, Raimon Bundó, Franc Sarabia, Francis Montesinos, Manu Alvarez, Matilde Cano, Jordi Dalmau, Hannibal Laguna, Patricia Avendaño, Miquel Suay, Fuentecapala, Cabotine by Gema Nicolás, Sonia Peña and Carla Ruiz will also exhibit their proposals. The events will finish on Friday with the awaited fashion show by the firm Pronovias, that will take place in the MNAC, the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (National Art Museum of Catalonia).


The Salón Internacional Noviaespaña will follow the Pasarela Gaudí Nocias. On Friday the 3rd of May, the Catalan Minister for Enterprise and Employment, Felip Puig, will kick off the international meeting point, which will join, until the following Sunday, the best professionals of the sector. The foreign visitors are 50% of the fashion brands exhibiting at the fair, and come from countries like Germany, Belgium, France, Holland, England, Italy, Lebanon, Portugal, South Korea, Poland, Turkey, Romania, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. During these days, many synergies will be created between the buyers, and the tendencies in fashion for grooms, Communions, parties and accessories will also be presented to the public.


The Barcelona Bridal Week will join 230 brands, of which 50% are international. Pic: Jorge Andreu