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DISCOVER / Cynthia Grafton-Holt's "Dreams of Paris"

December 2023 marked a significant departure from tradition in the bridal fashion industry with the launch of Cynthia Grafton-Holt's "DREAMS of Paris" collection. In a bold move, Grafton-Holt chose to unveil her collection outside the conventional launch months, when most designers reveal their seasonal offerings. This decision, while unconventional, aligns perfectly with her brand ethos and the essence of the "DREAMS of Paris" collection itself.

Breaking from Tradition: A Statement of Individuality 

Traditionally, bridal designers launch their collections at specific points in the year, aligning with Spring/Summer or Autumn/Winter fashion cycles. This model often pressures brides to select from the latest trends, sometimes at the expense of personal style and preferences. Cynthia Grafton-Holt, however, is not one to follow the crowd. By launching "DREAMS of Paris" in December, she makes a clear statement: her designs are not about fleeting trends but about timeless elegance and personal expression.

This approach is deeply embedded in her brand ethos. Grafton-Holt's collections have always been about more than just dresses; they are narratives of love, artistry, and individuality. By choosing a non-traditional launch window, she reinforces this narrative, encouraging brides to select a dress that resonates with their personality, body type, and the unique style of their wedding, rather than being swayed by the latest fashion trends.

"DREAMS of Paris" is a testament to Grafton-Holt's commitment to blending elegance with eco-conscious design. The collection features ten diverse pieces, each embodying the romance of Paris and tailored for the contemporary bride who values both style and sustainability. The use of repurposed materials such as luxurious Italian silks and vintage laces in each design not only reflects a commitment to environmental stewardship but also adds a layer of history and depth to the garments.

Innovative Design for a Dynamic Role

Grafton-Holt's designs acknowledge the dynamic role of a wedding dress. The collection includes adaptable elements like detachable trains and convertible sleeves, allowing brides to transition seamlessly from the ceremony to the celebration. This versatility is a hallmark of Grafton-Holt's design philosophy, providing brides with the ability to tailor their look to different moments of their special day.

About Cynthia Grafton-Holt

Cynthia Grafton-Holt has established herself as a luminary in British bridal fashion. Known for her exquisite craftsmanship and innovative design approach, her collections are a fusion of traditional British tailoring and contemporary fashion sensibilities. Grafton-Holt offers brides across the globe the opportunity to wear a masterpiece on their wedding day.

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Cynthia Grafton-Holt's "DREAMS of Paris" collection is more than just bridal wear; it is a bold statement in the world of fashion. It embodies a philosophy that values the timeless over the trendy and the personal over the popular. By launching this collection outside the traditional timelines, Grafton-Holt invites you to embrace the charm of these stunning new styles.

The "DREAMS of Paris" collection also challenges the notion that luxury is unattainable. With a retail price range of £2,500 to £6,000, Grafton-Holt positions high-end bridal fashion within reach, a significant stride in the luxury bridal wear market. This strategic pricing underscores her commitment to making exquisite bridal wear accessible to a wider audience.


Contact Cynthia Grafton-Holt at 

Telephone +44 203 026 0689


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