Anne Barge Wedding Dresses
Anne Barge

Anne Barge wedding gown collections are on the cutting edge of the latest wedding trends with an elegant mix of modern sensibility with romantic, whimsy, and timelessness.

Anne Barge Wedding Dresses

Anne Barge wedding gown collections are on the cutting edge of the latest wedding trends with an elegant mix of modern sensibility with romantic, whimsy, and timelessness. Anne Barge bridal couture collections are crafted with the philosophy- “good and classy design is timeless.”

The next step after finding yourself as a newly engaged is starting to plan your wedding, and one of the most important wedding decisions that you are going to take as part of your wedding planning process is choosing the perfect and dreamiest wedding dress for yourself. Swirling through the aisles of designer bridal couture collections, there is always a special wedding dress that you always had your heart set on. It always depends on the type of wedding dress that you have always envisioned yourself while dreaming about walking down the aisle. The latest wedding dress trends keep on changing every day, and with each bridal designer brand coming up with the newest wedding fashion trends, you can be truly spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the best designer wedding gown for your big day. 

One of the most popular wedding gown designers that are celebrated by brides all across the world is one of the most esteemed bridal couture designers- Anne Barge. Always known for bringing the best of contemporary trends with timeless elegance for the discerning bride. Anne Barge wedding gowns are the perfect blend of classic and contemporary styles made from the finest dress materials, excellent ornate embellishments, detailed beading, intricate hand-beaded embroideries, French laces, and Italian Silk fabrics. To-be brides all over the world seem to have a special place for handcrafted masterpieces by Anne Barge wedding dress designers, as they feature modern interpretations of traditional and classic wedding dress designs. Considered to be one of the most respected and celebrated names in the bridal fashion industry, the brand offers Anne Barge bridal gowns for sale that are a dream come true for brides all across the globe. As Anne Barge’s trademark attention to detail is made for every woman who wants to be a showstopper on her wedding day, the classic and romantic gowns by this amazing bridal brand is a perfect example of modern elegance with a hint of vintage couture designs throughout history.

Anne Barge- the beginning

Established in the year 1999, based out of Atlanta, Georgia, Anne Barge featured designer wedding gowns that quickly came to be known as some of the most popular wedding gown designers worldwide. There was no doubt that the preeminent Anne Barge bridal couture company took the bridal industry by storm for combining classic and timeless silhouettes with modern details. Anne Barge wedding gowns separates, and accessories quickly became popular as they use some of the most exquisite embellishments, intricate embroidery, and lacework with a combination of refined fabrics.

Anne Barge was fascinated by weddings from a very young age and she spent many weekends accompanying her mother who was a concert pianist. As her mother took her to the wedding ceremonies and receptions and many under special locations, she started getting inspired by real brides and the way they decided to get married. From a very early age, she started sketching and designing gowns for her friends and family and that was the very beginning for her artistic revelation. She attended Syracuse University and pursued a degree in costume design and completed her art degree. Anne went on to pursue her natural talents at Priscilla of Boston and opened her first bridal couture store in Atlanta, Georgia. After continuing her business for over 13 years she sold her salon to Kleinfeld’s and decided to expand her creativity overseas. She opened Virgin Bride, by request of Sir Richard Branson, and then in the year 1999, Anne Barge launched her eponymous label that quickly became known for its Southern charm and grace. With support from the industry and a loyal clientele, the company with its Anne Barge wedding gowns for sale continued to be one of the most favorite and coveted destinations for celebrity brides and red carpet icons. Twenty years later, Anne Barge wedding dresses remain a staple in the bridal industry, and the New York Bridal Fashion Week in October 2019 celebrated 20 years and a successful five-year transition of brand ownership under husband and wife duo, Steven and Shawne Jacobs.

Anne Barge- style and inspiration

Anne Barge has evolved to be one of the most prominent and celebrated bridal couture companies in the United States. The classic and romantic Anne Barge wedding gown collections with meticulous focus on the perfect fit for every modern bride, make this amazing bridal couture company one of the most respected and loved names in the bridal fashion industry. The intricate embellishment, Italian silk, French laces, and delicately hand-beaded embroidery works make it a brand with a perfect blend of contemporary and classic style, where the timeless and finest materials with detailed beading remind us of vintage bridal couture and the modern interpretations of embellishments and shapes are striking modern-day bridal trends. “I never ran out of enthusiasm or ideas. I was also inspired by the brides I met, particularly the ones who had issues or thought they had issues with their figure, height, or disability. It was such a joy to make each one feel they are most beautiful in their wedding gown.” says Anne.

Romantic and timeless mixed with a modern sensibility, where the combination of timeless elegance with the latest trends has always been the trademark of Anne Barge and loved by modern brides. The crisp white designer wedding gowns by Anne Barge are known for their timeless silhouettes, modern details, and elegant fabrics, embellishments, and embroidery. The usage of the finest materials and museum quality beadwork makes Anne Barge one of the most leading bridal and special occasion American design houses. Considered to be the epitome of classic style with distinguished quality, Anne Barge bridal gowns are guaranteed with impeccable style and detailing. The modern interpretations of vintage couture designs with the trademark attention to detail of Anne Barge’s wedding gown collection are reflected in her three distinct collections- Anne Barge Couture, Black Label, and Blue Willow Bride.

Anne Barge- wedding gown collection

One can easily see why Anne Barge bridal couture collections have always been seen as some of the most popular wedding gown designers in the history of bridal fashion. Taking the company into the next era of bridal fashion, the striking bridal fashion collections strive to give a red carpet look for the modern bride and make her the show stopper that she deserves to be on her wedding day. Anne’s signature wedding and bridal couture look at a more moderate price point, the latest collections were designed to reach out to a broader audience of fashionistas. Bridal gown styles feature tailored clean lines and architectural silhouettes with delicate details. Let us take a look at the various collections of bridal couture that were designed with the same attention to quality and fit as the dream label collections.

The classic and timeless Anne Barge wedding gown collections embraced the traditional craftsmanship that was detailed with exquisite embellishments and premier fabrications to bring out a wide collection of elegant and timeless silhouettes that continued to be some of the most celebrated vintage bridal couture collections in history. The scooped and illusion necklines teamed up with delicate wrap styled gowns and delicate tulle sheath dresses remain everlasting to this day. Another embodiment of aesthetic bridal couture and the same trademark attention to detail with the moderate price point, the Blue Willow Bride collection by Anne Barge was introduced as a label meant to reach a broader range of bridal shopping within a more moderate budget. It features premium craftsmanship with keen attention to detail, from initial fabric selection all the way to embellishments, and every step in between. 

As a step for the inclusion of curvy brides, and with the belief that beauty comes in every style and shape, Curve Couture trunk shows feature beautiful bridal designs and plus size bridal dresses with the perfect fit for every bride who wants to look distinct and unique on her wedding day. Another quirky and unique designer gown collection known as the Black Label by Anne Barge is a reimagination of classic gown and dress designs in a completely modern way. The bold and vibrant colors, the cutting edge dress designs, the elegant pantsuits as bridal wears, and timeless lacework mermaid silhouettes are designed for every occasion leading up to the wedding day celebrations. The retail price of Anne Barge wedding gowns ranges between $2,000 and $8,000.

Anne Barge- in popular culture

Based out of Atlanta in Georgia, and currently operating from London, Anne Barge designer couture collection is a favorite among many celebrities, red carpet icons, and the celebrity brides. Anne Barge custom made designs have dressed up fashion icons like Laura Benanti, Johanna Braddy, Kristen Cavallari, Yvonne Orji, Violett Beane, Amirah Vann, Leah Pipes, Taraji P Henson, Amber Riley, Lauren Alaina, and many more. The amazing and sophisticated gown collection by Anne Barge was featured internationally and globally by top publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, The New York Times, Town & Country, Vogue, The New York Times, Town & Country, Grace Ormonde, WWD, New York Magazine, and many more. 

When in 2017 Kerry Washington wore the 'Berkeley' gown for her iconic character 'Olivia Pope' while getting married on Scandal's 100th episode, it swept the internet like a storm and quickly became a rage between to-be brides. Thereafter, 'Berkeley' gown by Anne Barge has become one of the most sought-after wedding dress designs as to-be brides sought to channel Olivia Pope's classic elegance for their own wedding day look. Again in the year 2018, Meghan Markle's Suits character 'Rachel Zane' tied the knot on screen in the Anne Barge 'Versailles' gown on the series season finale episode, which too became an instant hit throughout the globe.

Carrying forward the legacy and vision of Anne Barge, Shawne Jacobs has been bearing the torch as it is the only company that she has worked for after graduating from the American Intercontinental University with a degree in fashion design and marketing. Shawne and Steven Jacobs have always reiterated how they would like to see the brand having the same cachet within the bridal industry as Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera, and have always worked towards that vision and goal. Today the same aesthetics of Anne Barge wedding dresses remain and continue to stay true to its rich heritage and loyal customers. There are slight alterations in silhouettes and garments to suit the evolving bridal fashion trends and dynamic needs of modern brides but the quality craftsmanship and classic elegance of Anne Barge designs continue to be at the storefront.

Designer bridal wear and wedding gowns are becoming a rage among brides who want to look and feel special on their wedding day. Catering to the special and unique needs of every bride who wants to create a statement on her wedding day, Anne Barge designer wedding gowns are celebrated for its timelessness and classic elegance. But for all the brides on a budget who always dared to dream big for their wedding day, preloved wedding gowns can be a dream come true as they can be the showstopper they have always imagined to be. Make all your amazing dreams come true by wearing a crisp white Anne Barge pre-owned bridal gown from Borrowing Magnolia at half of the retail price or even less.

Picking out your favorite second-hand Anne Barge wedding dresses can be a breezy and wholesome experience, along with being your primary step towards eco-friendly weddings, as finding a pre-owned designer bridal gown can be the best way to reduce your carbon footprints by reducing the waste materials that are produced in the process of making a wedding dress. Also, you can have your chance of finding the perfect wedding gown from the vintage and classic collections of Anne Barge resale lines that are no longer available in the retail stores but have always remained timeless and have graced your Pinterest boards since time immemorial. 

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