Oct 18, 2023 - Culture

D.C.-area fashion designer Hanifa launches a bridal line

There were audible gasps when this gown graced the runway. Photo: Paige Hopkins/Axios

Maryland-based designer Anifa Mvuemba debuted Hanifa Bridal at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg Sunday with an event that itself resembled a wedding.

  • Hanifa — worn by A-listers including Beyoncé — is known for being an innovative brand that incorporates tech into its design process.
Models walk on a runway
Sequins, and feathers, and tulle, oh my! Photo: Paige Hopkins/Axios

The new collection included looks for all aspects of bridedom from lingerie to bachelorette party fits, and, of course, wedding gowns.

  • Spotted: A few members of the "Real Housewives of Potomac" cast, including the Grande Dame Karen Huger.

📸 To see the more of the collection, check out our latest Instagram reel.

avatar

Get more local stories in your inbox with Axios Washington D.C..

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Washington D.C. stories

Washington D.C.postcard

Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Washington D.C..

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more