Ritva Westenius focuses on timeless, elegant styles, which is about high quality couture Wedding Dresses in exquisite fabrics and beautiful cut.
Leading British Bridal Designer Ritva Westenius has been in the forefront of bridal couture for over 35 years in which time she has grown to iconic status. Ritva has become the symbol of British style by opening the way to innovative and artistic interpretation of Wedding Fashion.
On returning to UK Ritva embarked on Post Graduate studies in Business and Marketing in London College of Fashion including a course in advanced pattern cutting, draping and creative tailoring and corsetry. Ritva then taught Art and Fashion related subjects in Kent, including photography, silk screen printing and advised and prepared students with their portfolios for entry to Art Colleges. After a number of years in this role Ritva Westenius launched her own luxury couture wedding gown collection in the West End of Central London in 1977.
Ritva Westenius focuses on timeless, elegant styles, which is about high quality couture Wedding Dresses in exquisite fabrics and beautiful cut. Ritva is using her own creative ideas,favouring, tasteful designs with clean lines that are understated, yet glamorous whilst keepingan eye on modern trends. She is known for meticulous construction, skilled craftsmanship,beautiful Italian and French fabrics and lace, and exquisite beading.