Being a designer, of course I love to create, and working with color has always been something that is just pure fun. We spent a very pleasurable Sunday afternoon with Debbie Hartung, Founder of Lipbar to develop the colors exclusive to the Nuorikko collection. While we were playing with color, we Interviewed Debbie about her brand, her process, and what it means to her to collaborate.Read More
Wedding dress codes can help you feel more comfortable as a guest, along with setting the tone for the couple’s big day. But have you ever struggled to decipher what each dress code actually means?Read More
From September 21st-23rd custom Nuorikko is partnering with Blank Label to hold a wedding pop-up at the Denver Blank Label Location. It will also feature LipBar Custom Cosmetics, Frank’s Gentlemen’s Salon and refreshments from Stranahan’s and Tivoli Brewing Company. We spoke with Nuorikko founder Kaitlyn Thomas and Blank Label’s Denver Store Lead Connor Lees to find out what you can expect from the event. Book your appointment online today.Read More
The women who display it do have a presence of self that is hard to define, and it often has nothing to do with what's in style in any given season.Read More
We at Nuorikko are actually very excited that there is less rigidity in the bridal gown market in 2018, but I don't think, sexy as they may be, that some of these new concepts are really offering the "revolutionary" options they claim.Read More
Let's break down this oft-confusing process.Read More
So, you asked, we answered.
The 2018 collection is officially available in black in EVERY style!
We like to say we're evolving the bridal gown, by blending the best of traditional bridal, custom design, and fashion.Read More
"...as a designer, as an innovator, I have a duty and an obligation to use what I know to make this world a better place…my driving force has always been the engineering of the garment."Read More
"What makes this idea so exciting? There is no longer a need to rely on a sample gown that’s jury-rigged to fit your body," says Kevin Harrington, whose family's business has long-standing connections to the bridal industry. "In case you didn’t know, this is still exactly how most brides buy gowns. They are forced to make a decision off a sample size that doesn't fit them, and then wait months to try on their purchase once their order is complete. For a bride, that’s a really big deal."Read More
“…bringing the bridal gown industry into the future, creating a multi-dimensional retail model that is designed with the bride’s experience in mind. The benefit to our bride is a true connection to her gown search, giving her control over an important, emotional purchase.”Read More
The modern consumer expects more than just a price comparison, or the simple experience of being able to walk into a store and buy something. They are looking for a connection to a brand, a way to identify with what they're purchasing. If you are able to also offer them a direct connection to their purchase, you have started to tap into what the future of retail, and perhaps even commerce, will evolve into.Read More
"The choice no longer needs a 'bridal' label. It should just be cool clothes."Read More
To start, let's look at "Nuorikko". That's [noo ree KO] and it's Finnish for "bride", Korean for “Female”, and Japanese for “Ceremony”. Our entire concept and aesthetic is inspired by a modern, minimal approach to customized design that puts our modern girl customer and what is most important to her at the center of our brand.Read More
I have worked with brides for more than 10 years, and many of the clients who have come to me have said the same thing: "There are elements that I like in many different gowns, but I can't find one gown where every aspect is what I want."Read More