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Nadia Williamson, Owner & Founder

Nadia Williamson, a Canadian designer and entrepreneur, journeyed from the film and TV costume design world to founding NWL & NWLA, two prominent bridal boutiques. Mentored by Canada's top designers and showcasing her work globally, including at Cannes and TIFF, Nadia transitioned into fashion design, eventually opening NWL in Canada. Her commitment to community, philanthropy, and a hands-on approach has helped over 10,000 brides. In 2018, she expanded her bridal passion to Los Angeles with NWLA, aiming to share her expertise and personalized bridal experience with more brides.



Debra Shirley, Bridal Consultant

Debra Shirley, with extensive experience as a Bridal Stylist and Headwear Designer, specialized in custom veils and hats for various productions after studying at the Illinois Institute of the Arts. Her career flourished at Ultimate Bride in Chicago, where she became known for her unique bridal designs and exceptional client service. Moving to Los Angeles, Debra aims to enhance NWLA's renown with her bridal expertise. She also engages in vintage fashion, sells on Etsy, and co-hosts the Very Vintage Podcast. Additionally, Debra offers a comprehensive wedding day dressing service, ensuring a seamless and polished look for the entire bridal party with her meticulous attention to detail and preparedness for any garment emergencies.

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Ann Costigan, Bridal Consultant

Ann Costigan, a Californian with a deep bridal industry background, combined her passion for art and fashion into a decade-long tenure at Saks 5th Ave. Her collaborations with renowned designers and planners, coupled with a keen eye and empathetic listening, make her a standout bridal consultant. Ann's approach creates a unique, enjoyable experience in finding the ideal gown, blending modern, contemporary, and classic styles, and she treasures being part of each bride's quest for "the one."

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