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Nebraskan born Timo Weiland launched his eponymous line with design partner Alan Eckstein in 2009. Since then the collection has been sold in stores such as Barneys New York, Opening Ceremony, Harvey Nichols Hong Kong, and Satine.
Recently Weiland designed his sister's wedding dress and he describes the experience as: "The most challenging but fulfilling design project of my career to date. Weddings are something that the Timo Weiland brand is enthusiastically pursuing as a viable business category and I am honored that our first client was Page."
Racked: What is the dress is made out of?
Timo Weiland: The dress was made using Duchesse satin, silk organza, and pearl and crystal embroideries.
Racked: How is designing bridal different from ready-to-wear?
Weiland: Bridal is more based on fantasy and elaborately decorated.
Racked: How is the manufacturing of bridal different from ready-to-wear?
Weiland: Everything is done by hand for our bridal work.