ML Monique Lhuillier Designer Spotlight

ML Monique Lhuillier

The ML Monique Lhuillier collection brings a chic, contemporary aesthetic to Monique Lhuillier’s signature style of sophisticated luxury. Featuring celebratory looks for brides and guests alike, the collection offers structured yet feminine silhouettes in sumptuous fabrics, finished with whimsical details. For a closer look at the brand, we chatted with founder Monique Lhuillier about style and inspiration.

“I'm always inspired to make women feel beautiful through my designs.”

— Monique Lhuillier

Our Q&A With Monique

Q: How did ML Monique Lhuillier get started?

A: I’m always inspired to make women feel beautiful through my designs, and I wanted to reach a younger audience by expanding the brand into a more accessible price point. ML Monique Lhuillier now offers a full lifestyle collection of dresses, separates, and knitwear.

Q: What are some hallmarks of ML Monique Lhuillier designs?

A: ML Monique Lhuillier represents a mix of chic, feminine and modern daywear with stylish pieces for evening and occasions. Structured yet feminine silhouettes, metallic knitwear, delicate pleating, embroidered eyelet, and guipure lace add a flair of modernity to wardrobe staples. Whimsical separates and easy jumpsuits allow for effortless dressing, day into dusk. Romantic silhouettes in silk metallics, multi-colored sequins, and lamé fabrics are relaxed and seductive for evening.

Q: How would you describe the ML Monique Lhuillier wearer?

A: She is always fashionable, modern, and undeniably chic!

Q: What is your favorite decade of fashion?

A: Right now, I’m loving the 1970s! The combination of novelty fabrications, such as gold lamé and sequins, mixed with the fluidity of both separates and dresses for women is the perfect balance of vintage and modern.

Q: What is your favorite famous wedding gown?

A: My favorite traditional look is a long-sleeve lace bodice with a dramatic skirt and cathedral veil with a lace border. The look is so timeless and regal—modern day Grace Kelly!

Q: Do you have any advice for brides who are shopping for weddings and bridal occasions?

A: Have fun and make sure you select a wedding dress that is authentic to your personal style—you’ll always be beautiful and confident!

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