NEW YORK — When Misha Nonoo tied the knot in a lavish Venice affair last May, the designer of the contemporary Nonoo label didn’t just make her own wedding gown — a Chantilly and guipure lace design with long sleeves and a flowing train — but she also created all the dresses for her bridesmaids and a few friends.
“After my wedding, I had lots of inquiries and calls about doing custom evening,” the New York-based English designer recalled. “Not only was the customer calling about it, but also the retailers. They were starting to say that there was a gap in the market at this more approachable price point and level of aesthetic.”
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"