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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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
Metropolitan collection by Eleni Elias is so minimal and dynamic with a focus on lace details that highlights every woman's silhouette. A collection that includes wedding dresses with incredible quality and a variety of designs, from a narrow to a loose line, offering the ability to choose the ideal dress for every personality. Dresses that embrace femininity with a touch …Read More
We are excited to share today the new Cosmobella bridal collection by Demetrios! From princess wedding dresses to fit’n’flare dresses, this collection offers classic models with a contemporary touch! The new Cosmobella collection is both stunning and sophisticated. The line offers classic models with a contemporary touch. There is a wide variety of fabrics, including lace, tulle, satin, crepe, beaded materials, …Read More
With a sweet kiss, exactly like a well promising date should end, DEMETRIOS 2018, closed the Bridal Fashion Week in Barcelona. It was a fashion show worthy of a top designer whom had it all. Impressive lace creations with low backs and pludging necklines, romantic ballroom dresses with a beautiful movement and sexy, sheer dresses with a feminine touch!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