Lisa Garcia-Rivera has been designing wedding gowns as long as she can remember, and has been designing professionally for over 15 years. She studied Fashion Design at Ryerson in Toronto, earning her Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree with Honors. She created an award-winning collection of Evening Gowns during her final year at Ryerson, and discovered her passion for Couture.
She went on to specialize in Haute Couture, graduating from the world-renowned Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris, France, and showing her final designs at the Louvre. She apprenticed at Couture Houses in Paris, worked for custom bridal boutiques in Toronto, and spent 10 years designing for global sportswear brands in the US before deciding to launch her own business.
Lisa loves working with brides one-on-one to design their dream dress. She knows how important this day is, and wants every one of her clients to remember this experience for a lifetime. She designs custom gowns for individual brides that are beyond elegant, always timeless, and embellished with exquisite couture details. She is an expert draper, and creates gowns that fit unlike any other. Her passion for haute couture and love of bridal gowns is evident in everything she designs.