Elaya Vaughn Bridal is a designer-driven luxury bridal and accessories line led by Project Runway All Star and award winning designer Kate Pankoke. Since opening our doors in 2010, we have gained international prestige, earning praise for our quality materials & construction, luxurious embellishments, and unmatched fit. We cater to brides around the world who want a couture experience without having to pay couture prices. All of the gowns are made-to-order and manufactured in the United States.
In addition to our highly praised collections, Elaya Vaughn gowns are frequently featured at red carpet event & galas (including the Oscar’s red carpet), charity functions, and acclaimed media publications.
Kate describes her design aesthetic as artful femininity and believes that all women are Princesses at heart. A wedding gown is unlike any other purchase a woman will make, and she is determined to make a bride’s gown just as unforgettable as the wedding itself. Her gowns have been described as:
“off-the-charts phenomenal” – Style Me Pretty
“timeless and classic” – Eric Daman in COSMOPOLITAN
“simple yet still completely feminine and never boring” – theknot
“a signature point of view with a fundamental understanding of tailoring, structure, and essential femininity” – The Glass Magazine