Karen Willis Holmes
Karen Willis Holmes is a widely acclaimed Australian bridal dress designer. Originally hailing from England, Karen returned to London after studying fashion design and manufacturing in Australia. In London she worked with companies specializing in evening and special occasion day wear.
In 2000 Karen Willis Holmes founded the Karen Willis Holmes brand in Sydney, Australia, and created custom couture pieces for her clients. In 2004, Karen created the Bespoke Bridal Collection, which catered to brides who wanted the couture details in a more affordable price range.
Karen noticed the increasing demand for off the rack gowns in 2012, and created her Ready to Wear Collection – KWH by Karen Willis Holmes. In February, 2014 Karen opened the KAREN WILLIS HOLMES New York Flagship Bridal Boutique in Soho, making her breathtaking designs available to New Yorkers. Each of Karen Willis Holmes’s gowns are a feast for the eyes, with their subtle use of sparkling sequin, and flowing layers of chiffon.