NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TheKnot.com, the number-one wedding planning resource, will hit the runways of New York Bridal Fashion Week with its one-of-a-kind 360-degree approach to coverage of the latest fashion trends. Based on the hugely positive response from the site's millions of members, brides on TheKnot.com can watch a record 11 exclusive live-streaming fashion shows from Bridal Fashion Week on TheKnot.com and Facebook.
Brides around the country can tune in to TheKnot.com – the first and only resource to feature live-streaming runway shows – for exclusive, behind-the-scenes broadcasts of an unprecedented number of runway shows live from Bridal Fashion Week. This year, TheKnot.com will bring brides unparalleled up-to-the-minute coverage of 11 of the trendiest fashion designers, including Monique Lhuillier, Reem Acra, Amsale, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Maggie Sottero and more.
TheKnot.com editors will be providing the fastest real-time coverage of dress designs as they're presented on the runway via multiple platforms premiering on the ultimate network for brides, TheKnot.com, as well as every social media outlet, including Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter. Check out what editors are loving as they watch the models walk the runway by following #TheKnotLoves. For the first time this year, brides and bridal fashion lovers alike can follow along as editors attend all the fashion shows and get the behind the scenes scoop from the first-ever Bridal Fashion Week live blog.
Additionally, this year at COUTURE: New York Bridal Fashion Week, the number-one wedding fashion trade show for New York Bridal Fashion Week, exhibitors and attendees will receive the same luxury experience they've always known and loved, plus great new features such as an open floor plan, runway exhibitions and fashion shows. Designers this year include some of the biggest names in bridal, including Rosa Clara, Jasmine Bridal, Maggie Sottero, Justin Alexander and more.
"The bridal industry is all about innovation and trends, and Bridal Fashion Week highlights the trendsetting and cutting-edge coverage that The Knot exemplifies," said Rebecca Dolgin, editor in chief of The Knot. "This year, we're even more excited to have two special guests join us in our coverage. Jacqueline Nwobu of Munaluchi Bride Magazine will be providing exclusive content coverage in advance of a larger partnership between The Knot and Munaluchi. As well, Project Runway winner Anya Ayoung Chee will be joining editors to provide commentary live from the runway."
Watch all the newest and hottest gowns, accessories and more premiere on TheKnot.com:
Saturday, April 20
10 a.m. ET: Maggie Sottero
12 p.m. ET: Christos
1 p.m. ET: Kenneth Pool
3 p.m. ET: Reem Acra
4 p.m. ET: Amsale
5 p.m. ET: Monique Lhuillier
Sunday, April 21
9 a.m. ET: Ines Di Santo
10 a.m. ET: Carolina Herrera
1 p.m. ET: Anne Barge
2 p.m. ET: Rivini
Monday, April 22
12 p.m. ET: Oscar de la Renta
The Knot is the nation's leading wedding resource, reaching nearly every bride in America through the number-one wedding website, TheKnot.com; The Knot national and local wedding magazines; The Knot book series; and syndicated columns in newspapers nationwide. The Knot is the flagship brand of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; www.xogroupinc.com), a global media and technology leader devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, providing young women with the trusted information, products and advice they need to guide them through the most transformative events of their lives. Follow The Knot on Twitter @theknot.
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