A message from Designer Lauren Elaine: Life is a story. Make yours a fairytale! Welcome to my wonderland, and my ‘Once Upon a Seam’ blog. Here you’ll find my musings, favorite things, pro-tips, first-hand adventure and travel recommendations, and a behind-the-seams look into my world of fashion, art, and all things Bridal.
About the Blog: ‘Once Upon a Seam’ is organized into categories. In ‘Happily Ever After’, you’ll find real-life fairytales and blog features highlighting Lauren Elaine brides and their weddings. In #SoMuchMoreThanOneDay, you’ll find picks for activities, destinations, splurges, getaways, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to compliment this new life chapter that begins with a wedding, but truly is #SoMuchMoreThanOneDay. Peruse the latest images of Lauren Elaine Bridal gowns in ‘Lookbooks’. Go behind-the-seams with Lauren Elaine in Backstage Pass– covering everything from Lauren’s current favorite things, to inspirations behind the gowns, and even special Once Upon a Seam episodes. And stay up to date with the latest Lauren Elaine trunk shows and giveaways under ‘Shop/Promotions!’
ABOUT Lauren Elaine: Designer Lauren Elaine’s creations have rapidly become a favorite of brides around the globe, as well as celebrity favorite in her home city of Los Angeles. Lauren’s enchantingly romantic and feminine gowns have topped red carpet ‘best-dressed’ lists in some of the world’s top fashion magazines, and appeared in the pages of ‘The Knot,’ Vogue Italia, Style Me Pretty, Brides, People Magazine, Cosmo, Glamour and more!
A California girl born and raised, Lauren Elaine discovered her passion for creativity at a young age. Through early sewing classes, followed by a modeling and acting career that offered experience working with brands and media giants such as Chanel, Nordstrom, Fox Studios, and powerhouse fashion magazines, Lauren was exposed to a world of art, fashion, and design. After graduating from the University of Texas in Austin, Lauren returned to California and officially launched the Lauren Elaine brand.
Immediately following the launch of her debut Black Label collection at Los Angeles Fashion Week in 2010, Crystal Cruises handpicked Lauren to present her S/S2010 collection at the world’s first runway show at sea – choosing the Lauren Elaine brand over more established labels including Vera Wang and Michael Kors. Soon after, Lauren’s designs quickly began to gain popularity in Hollywood – with celebrities attending her Fashion Week presentations, and collection appearances on such TV shows as ‘America’s Next Top Model’ and ‘The Rachel Zoe Project.’
In 2015, Lauren Elaine Bridal was born. With brides’ and clients all over the world requesting Lauren Elaine, the flagship Lauren Elaine Style House salon opened in Los Angeles- exclusively housing the Lauren Elaine collections in California. The Lauren Elaine Bridal line continues to expand its presence in high-end salons nationwide. And most importantly, the Lauren Elaine continues to be proudly made in the USA. Read about Lauren’s commitment to an American-made brand, here.
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