On his first bridal fashion show at Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week

Giambattista Valli dazzles Barcelona during the Bridal Night

Foto de grupo de Giamattista Valli y modelos
The most special fashion show of the Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week (BBFW) charmed over 450 guests last night who enjoyed a unique show in the historic building of the Llotja de Mar. The Maison Giambattista Valli exclusively celebrated the runway debut of its bridal collection during the Bridal Night, the gala evening of the event.

In a show full of emotion and elegance, Giambattista Valli’s 30 creations shone with their own light. It was a culmination of silhouettes, representing a comprehensive exhibition of Mr. Valli’s concept of contemporary bridal dressing, inviting his audience to witness the manifestation of his vision, translated  into a presentation that embodies the essence of individuality, sharing a dream and a celebration and love.

The fashion show featured ten dresses from the third “Love Collection”, ten iconic silhouettes from the first and second “Love Collections” and ten Haute Couture creations, inspiring the magnificence and the savoir-faire of the Ateliers, stepping away from classic wedding rituals and focusing on the significance of the emotions of the “moment” and the joys of celebrations. Infused with the Maison’s idyllic aesthetic and excellence, Valli’s dresses stood out with a contemporary edge, whether through clean lines, unforgettable volumes or unexpected details inspired by the personalities of an imaginary new group Mr.Valli’s friends. This blend of classic and modern appeals to many brides worldwide looking for a unique wedding gown, in pure Valli style and tied to their own personal storytelling.

The prestigious designer was delighted after the show and said that “I chose Barcelona and Bridal Fashion Week for the debut of my Love Collection 3 because it is an event that attracts a diverse audience of fashion enthusiasts, designers, buyers and media from all over the world, and provides me with maximum global visibility and opportunities for success“. He added, “In addition, Barcelona’s romantic and cosmopolitan atmosphere matches perfectly with the theme of my collection, which celebrates love and romance.

The Barcelona Bridal Night had a luxurious audience and front row, including it-girl, model and international fashion icon Olivia Palermo, model and countess Lara Cosima Henckel von Donnersmarck, stylist and designer Pelayo Diaz, actress Hiba Abouk, actress and model Blanca Romero, model Marco Llorente, and TV hostess and actress Marta Torné, among other personalities.

Runway shows continue and the trade show kicks off
In addition to Giambattista Valli, the BBFW 2024 catwalk organized by Fira de Barcelona with the support of the Catalan Ministry of Business and Labor, has hosted in its first two days the shows of prestigious national and international firms such as Jesus Peiro, Sophie et Voilá / Serina Bridal, Isabel Sanchis, Yolancris, Joli Poli, The Atelier by Prof. Jimmy Choo, The Edit, with Mariano Moreno / Olga Macía / Helena / Andrea Lalanza; Katy Corso; Formoso / Agnieszka Swiatly, Marylise, Rembo Styling and Carta Branca, Wona Concept / Eva Lendel, and Marco&María.

The Montjuïc catwalk will continue to host the presentations of the 2025 collections until next Saturday, April 20th, with a total of 37 designers in the Fashion Show. In addition, this morning the BBFW Trade show opens its doors in halls 1 and 2 of the Montjuïc venue, with over 400 brands offering buyers from around the world a wide range of bridal, groom, party, ceremony dresses as well as accessories.