Santos López is SANTOSCOSTURA’s designer. From his atelier in Barcelona, Santos creates his tailor-made cloths with fabrics of exceptional quality and unique embroideries made by the best craftsmen.
Santos is a designer gifted with great sensitivity, who specially stands out by his technical rigour in the patterns and in selecting and drafting the fabrics.
His collections leave the beaten tracks of fashion to create everlasting garments, which perfect cut and high quality fabrics make them unique.
Heir of the ateliers that used to fleurish in major European cities, Santos defines himself as a craftsman and defends his profession in each of his creations.
Since 2004, when Santoscostura opened its doors, his dresses have been present in the best fashion magazines and many celebrities choose his garments to wear them for the major red carpets and national and international events.
At Factory 236 Beauty Concept BCN you will find displayed some SANTOSCOSTURA-made couture wedding dresses. A real pleasure to observe and let ourselves be inspired by these creations.
Santoscostura’s philosophy is rooted in Essentials values: haute couture, crafts, and quality. All gathered in a fully customized work resulting in signature pieces for modern and indepent women. In fact, at Santoscostura, all the effort and talent are put into making sure that the most important dress of a woman’s life expresses her true essence and Beauty.
Santoscotura’s designs have been published in International magazines and many celebrities choose its garments to wear them at the major red carpets and events – Úrsula Corberó, Alexandra Giménez, Marta Sánchez, among others. What is more, Imma Cuesta was wearing Santoscostura’s designs in the 2005 rewarded movie of Paula Ortiz, La Novia (The Bride).
The communications media throughout the world also echoed the quality of Santoscostura’s collections, such as Vogue Novias and Hola Alta Costura. In 2014 the firm opened its new Showroom in the prestigious Rambla de Catalunya, one of the most coveted streets of Barcelona by nacional and international brands, and since then the brand has been entrenched as one of the bridal fashion references in the country.
REGIO: modernity and crafts for 21st century brides
The new line, called Regio, is inspired by the evocative image of Marie-Antoinette: watering and taking care of the Gardens of Versailles Palace, Licking flores and drinking tea in the shade of a chestnuts tree.
With clear patterns and exquisite cuts of the fabrics, REGIO is the perfect collection for the modern bride. Following the haute couture precepts, the finishing, embroideries and accesories are hand-made. The silky gauze and tulle are combined with a sea of embroidered stars made by our craftsmen with metallic thread.
The dresses you can see in Factory 236 belong to this collection:
- Dress with shirt collar and a godets skirt. Silky tulle fabric with metallic thread embroideries.
- Two pieces. Pagoda sleeves body and Yone skirt. Silky tulle fabric with metallic thread embroideries.