From her lair on Kings Mountain in Woodside, Ellen Wise creates dreamy bridal gowns that empower women by provoking character and a life story. A true couturier, Wise’s atelier produces pieces for women who appreciate the art of fashion and sustainability. The designer sources fabrics from France’s most prestigious couture mill.
Bay Area gents (and women) have known for years about this brand’s exceptional suit-making process on Santana Row. Its genius: The team uses designer fabrics, stitches them by hand and sculpts the body for the perfect fit. The same meticulous process applies to wedding suits and tuxes. For example, the suiting pros at Franco Uomo recently created a custom three-piece tailcoat tux with a white silk satin lapel and vest for a groom.
Franco Uomo crafted a custom three-piece tailcoat and tux with a silk lapel for the groom.
Also on Santana Row and serving the entire Bay Area, La Donna is Franco Uomo’s sister brand, offering the disciplines of Italian tailoring and the whimsical creativity of French design. The custom-fitting and design team continues to impress clients who want something that wows on the big day and remains timeless.
La Donna Bridal Atelier bridal gowns include the La Donnatella