A pioneering wedding dress designer, Rani St. Pucchi has personally worked with more than 15,000 brides since launching her St. Pucchi Bridal House more than 30 years ago. In that time, St. Pucchi has gathered an abundance of knowledge about the difficulties brides face not only in trying to find the ideal wedding gown, but also in perfecting the great number of details that go into planning the most significant day of their lives.
St. Pucchi pours all of that data, along with her heart and soul, into her new book,
Your Bridal Style; Everything You Need to Know to Design the Wedding of Your Dreams (Köehlerbooks-December 20)
In this complete work, St. Pucchi talks about how to plan a wedding that is fun and distinct to each bride and one that expresses the shared values of bride and groom without going broke.
St. Pucchi writes about:
- How brides can define their personal style based on their specific body type.
- Wedding dress shopping dos and don’ts.
- Tips on choosing fabrics, colors, accessories and other finishing touches.
- Avoiding common wedding day mishaps.
- Answers to brides’ most pressing questions.
- Tips for budget-savvy brides.
Praise for Your Bridal Style
“As the foremost designer and pioneer who introduced color to the U.S. bridal scene, Rani shares her knowledge and experience of more than 30 years with brides all over the world. The concepts shared in Your Bridal Style will help brides plan their wedding with ease and create a positive and powerful self-confidence as they journey thru the myriad steps on designing the wedding of their dreams.” —Walt Shepard, founder and publisher, Inside Weddings
“Written by a true expert, Your Bridal Style goes beyond the trends to help brides define their own individual style. … Rani gives you the inspiration to be free of convention—to express your personal view and the way in which you wish to come across on your most important day.”— Jim Duhe, VP/associate publisher, Bridal Guide Magazine
St. Pucchi’s Credentials
For nearly 30 years, Rani St. Pucchi has been an internationally recognized and award-winning designer of wedding dresses and the founder of St. Pucchi Bridal House. Known as the pioneer for introducing color to the U.S. bridal scene, her designs have been embraced by an all-star roster of celebrities, actresses, athletes, and singers and have been featured by global media.
St. Pucchi is famous for designing the wedding dress worn by “Phoebe” on the finale of the hit television show Friends.
Additionally, St. Pucchi’s couture collections have been shown on runways in Milan, the UK, Dusseldorf, Osaka, New York, Chicago, and Dallas, among others. In addition to Your Bridal Style, she is also the author of Your Body, Your Style and The Soulmate Checklist. St. Pucchi has been featured by CNN, Entertainment Tonight, Cosmopolitan, E!, People magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, the Los Angeles Times, Brides, Martha Stewart Weddings, Huffington Post, and many more.