October 10, 2014

The Knot, The #1 Brand in Weddings, Live-Streams Bridal Fashion Week, Giving an Inside Look to Brides Around the World

The Fifth Anniversary of The Knot Gala Will Bring Together the Wedding Industry’s A-Listers for One Night Only, Featuring a Live Stream Red-Carpet Show on TheKnot.com

NEW YORK (October 10, 2014) – The Knot, the number one online wedding resource, is giving brides an exclusive peek into the latest trends at New York Bridal Fashion Week—the biggest annual event for bridal fashion—with online and mobile live-streaming of runway shows, including Claire Pettibone, Kelly Faetanini, Reem Acra, JLM Couture, Amsale, Maggie Sottero, Kenneth Pool, Christos and Rivini.

Brides on TheKnot.com can get a sneak preview of the newest collections from top bridal designers, featuring thousands of dresses that will be shown for the first time, months before they hit retail stores. Additionally, The Knot will be hosting COUTURE: New York, the premier bridal market destination for the industry at New York Bridal Fashion Week, where retailers will view the newest collections from top designers in an intimate setting.

Coverage of New York Bridal Fashion Week on TheKnot.com will conclude with the only live red-carpet show recap, “The Knot Gala LIVE,” from the New York Public Library on Monday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., hosted by Carley Roney, prominent TV wedding personality and cofounder of The Knot, and featuring a who’s who of the wedding world.

With approximately 1,000 attendees, The Knot Gala is a culmination of New York Bridal Fashion Week and will feature celebrities including Daniel Boulud, Marcy Blum, Nicole Miller, Ines di Santo, Randy Fenoli and The Bachelorette’s Desiree Hartsock, who will be showcasing her new collection for Maggie Sottero. The fifth anniversary of The Knot Gala, sure to be the biggest and most luxe gala yet, will be a feast for the five senses, according to top event planner Jes Gordon of properFUN, who is creating this year’s event with The Knot. For updates on New York Bridal Fashion Week, COUTURE and The Knot Gala, follow The Knot on Twitter, Instagram andTheKnot.com.

About The Knot
The Knot is the nation’s leading wedding resource, reaching couples in America through the #1 wedding website, TheKnot.com; mobile apps, The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner App and Wedding LookBook by The Knot; 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), the premier consumer internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, providing couples and new parents 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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