Couturier Tigresse Fashion creates custom-made wedding gowns for brides, ensuring careful and personalized attention to every aspect of the dress. Clients work directly with the designer to select the style, fabric, color, and many other details to accommodate her personal preferences. The client also goes through several fittings to ensure that the dress is tailored to her body, with no need for alterations after receiving the gown.
In addition to the current one-of-a-kind custom bridal gown service, Tigresse has also developed a line of bridal gowns appropriate for today's bride; the focus is elegant, yet not necessarily traditional. The blend of fabrics makes the designs so unique. Traditional bridal fabrics such as silk duchesse satin and French lace, are mixed with contemporary materials such as denim, one of today's most functional and fashionable textiles.
Tigresse also offers a custom service for making men's ties and bowties out of fabric used for the bridesmaids' dresses to coordinate the entire bridal party, and other special wedding touches such as the bag for breaking the glass which is used in a Jewish wedding.
About Tigresse Fashion
Tigresse (tee-gress): French for female tiger; a woman regarded as daring and determined.
Tigresse Fashion is a San Francisco based couturier providing apparel for the stylish urban socialite who wants attire that truly reflects her personality. Founder and designer Nicole Lenzen trained at the Apparel Arts School in San Francisco, and at Susan Khalje's Couture Sewing School. She is a member of the Professional Association of Custom Clothiers.
The tigresse was chosen to represent the company because it symbolizes the mystique, independence, charm, beauty, and elegance of le chat. Nicole elaborates, "The tigresse tries to show itself in the apparel and perfume by grabbing attention with elements that are avant-garde, bold or different in some way, but still cohesive with the overall look and feel, which is more sensitive and classic."
Custom clothing may be ordered through personal consultations with Nicole Lenzen. Tigresse clothing and perfume are available online and in select boutiques including Brown Eyed Girl…And Something Blue in San Francisco, and www.lusciouscargo.com in Florida.