The inventive director at Kenneth Pool is not named Kenneth. Actually, it is not even a man. The label was founded in 2003 by Ethiopian designer Amsale Aberra, who was currently renowned for her Amsale and Christos Bridal collections. Her Kenneth Pool label has been recognized for its "embodiment of fantasy and drama with its grand ball gowns, luxurious fabrics and exquisite beadwork."
Flirtation: Hand-beaded tulle. Strapless Tulle ballgown with softly draped bodice and all-natural waist. A-line skirt scattered with vintage crystal embroidery.Magical: Tulle, strapless dropped waist ballgown with Tulle crumb-catcher neckline. Midriff and complete skirt function delicate tonal embroidery.Aphrodite: Tulle, strapless ballgown with totally beaded low dropped waist bodice. Skirt functions scalloped tiers of delicate shimmer beading.Heirloom: Royal Duchess Satin strapless ballgown with delicate crystal beaded bodice. Complete skirt with glove button detail and grand beaded appliqueat side hem and train.
The Kenneth Pool Fall 2010 Collection is produced up of mainly fitted bodices with dramatic, complete ballgown skirts. The delicate beading discovered in a number of from the gowns creates a really polished appear. And, although it's frequently reserved for skirts, note the inventive use of tulle above the waist using the adorably-named 'crumb-catcher' neckline discovered on the 'Magical' dress.Royalty: Royal Duchess strapless ballgown with softly draped bodice. Complete skirt is adorned with self-fabric roses, Crystal accents and pickups. All-natural waist is accented by crystal beaded belt.Extravagant: Royal Duchess Satin strapless ballgown with crystal beaded bodice and front hem applique. Chapel train functions glove-button detail and grand beaded applique.
Royal duchess satin adds additional glamour towards the complete skirts above. The Kenneth Pool Fall collection provides some much more streamlined looks also. Actually, Genuine Housewife of New York Bethenny Frankel wore a slim-fitting Kenneth Pool gown at her April wedding - and she was seven months pregnant in the time!Brilliance: Silk Jersey draped halter gown with sweep train and draped tulip peplum. All-natural waist bodice has richly jeweled belt and halter strap.
The 'Brilliance' gown above functions two of our 2010 wedding trends: a peplum along with a halterneck.Corinthia: Empress Satin strapless column gown with beaded tulle overlay and sweep train. Draped empire sash is accented with brooch at front, flowing into satin ruffle.
To locate a Kenneth Pool near you, or take a look at the entire collection on-line at kennethpoolDesigner Amsale Aberra
We'll be showcasing designer Amsale Aberra's other collections, Amsale and Christos later within the week.