Get to Know European Wedding Dress Designer Victoria Kyriakides and Her Goddess-Inspired Gowns

by Catherine Smith

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Droves of designers from across the pond are showing during Bridal Fashion Week this season. We asked six of them to dish on their collections, their dream clients, and their favorite places to see, shop, and stay in NYC. Below, Greek native Victoria Kyriakides dishes on her collection and celebrity faves.

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Brides: How long have you been in the biz?

Victoria Kyriakides: After many requests from clients, I presented my first bridal collection in 2003.

Brides: Describe your bride.

VK: She is elegant, alluring, romantic, and seductive. My goal is to unleash her inner goddess!

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Brides: What makes your collection unique?

VK: My signature look is an ethereal, draped low-back dress using soft laces and silks. Our Chantilly lace is handmade in Paris, and our finishings are made in Athens.

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Brides: Which celebrity would you most love to dress for her wedding?

VK: Scarlett Johansson.

Brides: What's the most over-the-top thing you've ever seen at a wedding?

VK: A couple parachuting into their ceremony!

Brides: Where are you staying while you're here?

VK: In my Midtown apartment. It's close to my new atelier on West 43rd Street.

Brides: Which shops will you hit?

VK: The Nespresso Boutique Bar in SoHo for the best coffee ever!

Brides: The one spot you always visit in NYC?

VK: The Loeb Boathouse bar in Central Park.

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