I’m pretty smug when it comes to my knowledge of wedding dress designers.

If a friend shows me a gorgeous gown they’ve spotted on Pinterest, I’ll be able to say, ‘Oh yeah that’s [insert designer’s name] 2014 collection, wait until I show you the 2015 one…’

So when I come across a designer I haven’t yet discovered, I get really excited. Especially when their wedding dresses are as gorgeous as these ones by Aria!

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Aria is an LA-based bridal studio headed up by designer, Tak Hau, who says his 2016 Spring collection was inspired by a fantasy fairy tale wedding at a seaside mansion, circa 1970.

With alluring off-the-shoulder and spaghetti strap necklines, and luxe lace and chiffon textures, this collection is refined and sophisticated, while stylish features, like a fluttering split skirt or sheer back, take it from utterly classic, to a touch cool.

All of Aria’s wedding dresses are designed and handmade in Los Angeles, and with photography by Jose Villa and styling by Joy Proctor, you just know this collection has got to be a dreamy one…

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Aren’t they beautiful – and some fab bridal hair and floral ideas in there too by Team Hair & Make-up and Kelly Kaufman

Aria wedding dress are priced from $500-2000 (£320-1200). Visit the Aria website to see lots more gowns and find information on ordering and stockists.

See more of our favourite wedding dress collections to find the dress of your dreams. 

Bridal Salon: Aria / Photographer: Jose Villa / Styling: Joy Proctor / Hair & Make-up: Team Hair & Make-up / Floral Design: Kelly Kaufman