I started making clothes to help my mom pay the bills and I found my life's true calling.
I taught myself how to sew when I was 7 years old, in my home country, Romania, at a time when dreaming big was considered bold. My sawing machine became my best friend and I remember myself spending countless hours cutting, draping, stitching and figuring out fabric behavior.
My dream had always been to start my own fashion brand, so at 21, I took a big leap of faith and moved to the United States, by myself, to turn that dream into reality. After a few years of waiting tables and saving every penny, Dora Sasu Bridal was officially established in 2018, in a small apartment studio, in Miami.
The brand quickly evolved from one-of-a-kind, custom gowns, into releasing new collections every year and selling through multiple retailers around the world.
Hand-made in Romania and finished in the USA, our dresses are known for intricate laces, great fit, and daring cuts, that will make every woman feel empowered when walking down the aisle. I often hear our brides say our gowns "strike the perfect balance between classy and sexy” and we couldn't have said it better.
My intention with my work is to create designs that celebrate the complex dimensions of a woman’s spirit: grace, beauty, playfulness, strength, bravery, and confidence. These are the same "ingredients" it took to make my childhood dream come true.