Laura Rudovic is the owner of Laura’s Boutique & Bridal and fashion designer behind Dream Couture located in New York. Laura is known for her trendy gowns made with very luxurious fabrics and immaculate hand beaded work. Originally from Montenegro Laura Grew up as a fashionista and when she was five years old, she cut her mothers wedding gown to fit her for her 6th birthday while she made her entire family all watch her dance.

Laura continuously sketched wedding gowns and dressed up all her cousins as brides and her fashion career began in 2014 when she opened up her first boutique selling womenswear handcrafted gowns. In 2015 she sold out her first fashion show in White Plains NY. The following years she went and debuted her evening collections for Brooklyn Fashion week, Bronx Fashion Week and Atlantic City Fashion week. Laura then got the attention of celebrities where she had the chance to style them for red carpet events, music videos, live performances and pageants. In 2021 she had expanded her boutique into a two floors building featuring evening gowns on the first floor and bridal gowns on the second floor. The same year in 2021 Laura debuted her new collection called Dream Couture which consists of three bridal collections (Angel, Skylux and Couture)  and an evening collection. Since her collection was debuted it has been featured in Manhattan Magazine, Moevir, Bravo and worn by many celebrities. Laura’s Career as a business owner and fashion designer is just the beginning and has already started to be a known household brand in New York City.


When did you first realize you wanted to launch Laura’s Boutiques + Bridal ?

I have always wanted to open however I always put it to the side thinking I wasn’t able to ever do it.

How important is your cultural background for your brand?

My cultural background was mainly in Europe. I grew up around fashion. My mother would dress up all the time even to get groceries or work in the yard. She is one of my big inspirations when it comes to fashion. I also have the best of both worlds. I’m a proud American and have opportunities  here that can’t get anywhere in the world. The many cultures here have taught me so much and inspired me tremendously. 

When did you open the first store in New York and how did you achieve this important success?

I opened in 2015 and got successful with a ton of hard work non stop but when you have your kids watching you simply have no choice but to succeed. Failure is not an option. 

If you could go back and tell yourself one thing before beginning your career what would it be? 

If I could go back and tell myself one thing before starting my career in fashion would simply be dont be afraid it works out. 

How old were you when you created the first bridal dress? 

I was five years old when I created my first bridal gown and wore it for my 6th birthday party. It was m moms wedding gown that I cut up to redesign and fit me. 

How do you want your clients to feel when wearing Laura’s Boutiques + Bridal dresses?

I want my clients to feel confident, that’s the most important thing to me. If they’re confident in their gown it will reflect everything around them. I love seeing them stand tall and feeling beautiful makes me truly happy.

Can you tell us how your custom creations make a difference?

My gowns make a difference by making the client feel good in their body. Because when you look good you feel good and that’s all I want. 

There is one important person in your life, who pushes and motivates you to believe in yourself?

The person who inspires me and helps me everyday is my husband John. He is a blessing in my life. I honestly can’t say what he does to motivate me and push me to follow my dreams. And of course my kids and my parents they’re my entire world. I can’t do life without these people. 

Tell us how your feelings influence the creativity process?

The feelings that influence my creativity is my strong passion and desire to design the best.

What are the main sources for your fabrics and accessories? 

We do not source fabrics and accessories; our warehouse stores them all.

Name us a few icons you would like to collaborate with. 

I would love to collaborate and dress Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian.

What are the next steps for your label, in order to grow up more?

My next steps would be to have my brand carried in stores worldwide.

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