NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TheKnot.com, the number-one online wedding planning destination, 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 exclusive live streaming of an unprecedented 20 shows from Bridal Fashion Week on TheKnot.com. Plus, tune in live on October 14 to get exclusive interviews with celebrities from The Bachelor and wedding industry superstars at The Knot Gala.
Live coverage of Bridal Fashion Week will culminate with the biggest and best live show yet, straight from the red carpet at The Knot Gala – the Oscars of the wedding world. On Monday, October 14, at 7:30 p.m., tune in as Carley Roney, prominent TV wedding personality of TheKnot.com, hosts all the A-listers live on the red carpet on "The Knot Gala LIVE."
Bringing together approximately 1,000 attendees, the who's who in the wedding world, The Knot Gala celebrates Bridal Fashion Week. This year, The Knot Gala will also host celebrities Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici of The Bachelor, dishing on their life since the show. Plus, most recent Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock will be on hand to share her thoughts on the latest collections to walk the runway.
The jaw-dropping Gala exhibit – five 12-foot mannequins modeling wedding dress art installations are designed by Gala planner and celebrity wedding planner Brian Worley of YourBASH! Guests will be greeted at the New York Public Library by the world's largest wedding bell, playing a remix by a celebrity DJ. Attendees will dig into delicious bites from famed caterer Abigail Kirsch, dance the night away to five different musical acts and enjoy three types of photo booths.
Brides across the world can tune into 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. The Knot is bringing brides unparalleled coverage of wedding dress designs from more than 20 fashion designers. TheKnot.com will provide up-to-the-minute coverage from today's hottest wedding designers, including Badgley Mischka, Reem Acra, Amsale, Ines Di Santo, Rivini, Pnina Tornai and more.
The Knot is the nation's leading wedding resource, reaching nearly every bride in America through the #1 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; http://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.
CONTACT: Stephanie Fraiman Public Relations Manager The Knot (212) 515-3595 SFraiman@xogrp.com