Monday, February 14, 2011

The "Star" gown wows in South Carolina... ANY bride ANYWHERE can win!

Upon A Star win a couture wedding gown contest going on now!

ANY bride ANYWHERE can win!

What a night! The "Star" gown from the 'Upon A Star' win a couture wedding contest made its debut in South Carolina at Maddison Row on Thursday, February 10, 2010 among friends, brides-to-be, wedding coordinators, wedding bloggers, store owners and the designer, Jorge Manuel himself!

The gorgeous A-line taffeta ball gown dress with beautiful bias piping floral details on the bodice left all who laid eyes on her wishing 'upon a star.'

Entries began to arrive at Jorge Manuel via e-mail 2 days before the event at Maddison Row. And now that the contest has officially begun the search for this gowns' owner has started!

If you haven't submitted your entry yet, make sure to do so by sending an E-mail to:

along with a picture and a 300-600 word essay defining what love has meant to you, describing why this gown goes perfect with your personality and why it will shape your wedding theme and wedding decor. Or if you are in the Charleston, South Carolina area you can pick-up an entry form at Maddison Row and submit your entries there personally. Make sure you submit your entry before March 10, 2011.

Here's where it gets exciting! On March 15. 2011 five semi-finalists will be posted along with their pictures and winning essays on the designer's website where you, the public, will be able to vote for your favorites. The winner will be announced on March 31, 2011 when all the votes are tabulated and one very lucky bride will be able to sport the gorgeous dress down the aisle in a one-of-a-kind couture wedding gown!

If you are a bride-to-be or know a bride who would love to win a couture wedding gown then submit your entry soon and let a wish "upon a star," decide if its going to be the gown for you!

For official rules and details visit the designer website for more information.

Photography by: Jennifer Bearden

1 comment:

  1. I just keep coming back to look at the details on this dress! Exquisite!