Essense Designs Awarded at 2016 Bridal Buyer Awards

Overland Park, KS, September 21, 2016 --( Essense Designs wins another award for its internationally-acclaimed bridesmaid dress label, Sorella Vita, at the 2016 Bridal Buyer Awards held in North Yorkshire, England.

The Bridal Buyer Awards were held on Monday, September 12 at the Harrogate International Centre in conjunction with the Harrogate Bridal Show. Sorella Vita was awarded Best Bridesmaid Collection.

“We are so honored to be selected to receive such a prestigious award,” said Martine Harris, Chief Creative Officer. “With Sorella Vita being our newest line, and the idea of bridesmaids collections continuing to grow in the UK, we are thrilled to be recognized. Our thanks go out to our retailers for all their support and everyone involved in the Bridal Buyer Awards judging process for making this possible.”

The Bridal Buyer Awards recognize excellence in all sectors of the bridal industry, and are considered to be one of the most prestigious bridal awards worldwide. Sorella Vita has been been recognized by the national bridal community as well, winning the DEBI (Distinctive Excellence in the Bridal Industry) award for Design Excellence in the Bridesmaid category in both 2015 and 2016.

About Essense Designs

Essense Designs was founded in Perth, Western Australia, by Wayne and Martine Harris​ ​in 1992. The company's Overland Park, KS, office ​in the greater Kansas City metro area,​ serves as the hub of its northern­ hemisphere business, while its original office in Perth, Australia, serves the southern hemisphere. In addition, the company has offices in the UK and Switzerland, serving its European market. Essense of Australia, Stella York, Martina Liana wedding dresses, and Sorella Vita bridesmaids dresses can be found in over 1,200 retail locations in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe. Dresses can be viewed online at the company website
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