Claire Pettibone Wedding Dresses for Non-Traditional Brides

Claire Pettibone - Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show 2013Wedding dress designer, Claire Pettibone studied fashion design at Otis, and in 1994, started her own wedding gown line with her business partner and husband, Guy Toley. With a flagship store in Beverly Hills, CA, Claire’s designs are carried by top bridal boutiques all over the country.

Pettibone’s designs evoke her early childhood memories of living in a rustic 19th century farmhouse surrounded by simple natural beauty, sweeping vistas, and rolling hills. Her wedding gowns are inspired by nature, embellished with luxurious fabrics, intricate hand-cut detailing, and timeless themes.

For the 2012-13 season, Claire mentored Otis College of Art and Design students to design sweet young bridal dresses for non-traditional brides, along with, soft nighties and pajamas.. Here is a gallery of pics from the Otis Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show, held in Beverly Hills on May 5, 2013, showcasing the student designs created with Claire Pettibone’s mentorship.

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