Demetrios James Elias was born in the port of Piraeus near Athens, Greece. As a young boy, he immigrated to the United States with his family. While still in school, he assisted his parents in their family-owned bridal store in Warren, Ohio. It was during this time that his love of the bridal industry grew and his passion for designing wedding dresses took hold.
In 1980, Demetrios’ dream of owning his own company became a reality. He purchased Ilissa Bridals of New York City. Virtually overnight, he turned an unknown local business into a thriving, international company. Today, bridal boutiques throughout the world proudly sell Demetrios wedding dresses. With “Brides by Demetrios” stores, as well as “Bridal Salons By Demetrios” located in Macy’s stores throughout the nation, Demetrios has been established as a prestigious leader in the bridal industry.
As both designer and owner, Demetrios is an icon in the bridal fashion industry. His wedding dresses offer women the widest and most versatile styles, and are on the cutting edge of the fashion world. They have been showcased in all of the leading bridal pubications, including Bridal Guide, The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings etc. Demetrios is internationally regarded as a fashion leader and bridal industry innovator.Demetrios
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Is there anything more dreamy than celebrating your wedding under of thousands of fairy lights? We don’t think so! Gulsah and Savvas said “I do” in Rhodes and the romantic setting they dreamed up planned and designed perfectly by Love Stories Luxury Weddings & Events. With every inch of space covered in hydrangeas and roses in white – light pink …Read More
Today we are bringing you Elena’s and Konstantinos’s romantic wedding in Athens and their after-wedding shoot in Spetses - all beautifully captured by Vogdanidis & Sons Authentic Storytelling. The couple chose to exchange their vows in summer with the most beautiful blooms of roses and peonies in pastel tones to decorate their al fresco ceremony and reception. The bride was …Read More
Truly, there are weddings that will make our eyes pop out and this oh-so-bright rustic wedding is just one of them! A stylish couple chose an outdoor venue enhanced with greenery and romantic details to seal their love. “I saw a Demetrios gown that I fell totally in love, so I choose it..” Laura shared with us looking gorgeous in …Read More
Konstantina’s and Nikos’s close friendship turned into a beautiful love eight years later. Taking place at a unique place in Mani with breathtaking views, the couple said “I do” and celebrated their big day with their closest surrounded by blue - white flowers and blooms of olive – all beautifully planned by ManiDeco. The stunning mermaid style wedding dress from …Read More
Romance and elegance are the right words to describe this lovely wedding affair… Like something from a dream, this gorgeous wedding in Athens has swept in and captured our hearts with this stunning wedding dress by Demetrios and those ultra-romantic snapshots from their day after shoot in rainy Rome… Don’t miss this wedding! The bride shared with us: “We had a …Read More
Today’s wedding will steal your heart! Maria and Evaggelos decided to tie the knot with an autumn romantic wedding in Veroia, Greece. These two lovebirds organized an elegant celebration of love with white flowers and stylish details. Fresh bouquets of gypsophila, silver details, white satin ribbons and many candles created the perfect chic yet romantic scene. The bride was gorgeous …Read More
Giota and Vasilis fell in love at first sight! After 3 years, these two lovebirds decided to seal their love with a wedding full of laughs, positive energy, music and fun! The magical video made by Wedmemories, bring back memories to the couple and make them travel to the most special summer of their lives… the summer that they became …Read More
Overlooking the deep blue sea, the dreamy wedding that we’re sharing with you today, have been published in the 1st issue of Love4Weddings magazine and stole our hearts! The two lovebirds decided to seal their love in the greenery place of Island Art & Taste where the combination of the beautiful nature and the sea view, created a paradise landscape. …Read More
The special day of these two lovebirds transmits a vintage, romantic feeling. The wedding took place in the beautiful Greek island of Spetses, a perfect place for a calm, weekend trip or a special event. The gorgeous bride arrived to the church just like a fairytale princess... With a carriage, decorated beautifully with fresh flowers in pink and white hues. We …Read More
Katerina & Nikos modern wedding is truly going to travel you…from the island Syros to Paris, the city of love. Our advise to you: Sit back and enjoy the ride… Katerina and Nikos decided to get married in Syros, a beautiful Greek island that is known for its finesse and its neoclassical architecture. The bride was adventurous in her choice of shoes: …Read More