Owner, Pilates instructor and Romanian LA native, Samantha Popa, creates one of a kind looks rooted in all things feminine and romantic. Growing up around her mother’s store and the fashion industry, she was also a Hunter/Jumper Equestrian Champion and attended a French speaking school in Los Feliz. She is now fluent in the language along with having extensive knowledge in the women’s body. Studying Psychology and fitness in college, Samantha has skill for making women feel like the most beautiful version of themselves by helping them create the outward evocation of their inner personality through their dresses. Her love and knowledge of couture coupled with her desire for the unexpected red carpet moments makes her your unbeatable go-to-stylist. In 2014, Samantha was the first to create non-traditional bridal by pushing the classic bridal boundaries, adding unique and never before seen colors and textures. Samantha’s scope of A Bride By Samantha ranges from classic sophistication to unique non-traditional, giving her the expertise to craft the perfect look for any big event in your life. Not only does she style celebrities, actresses, and style icons for red carpet events, but her brides have also been featured in California Wedding Day Magazine, The Knot, Loverly, Mod Wedding, Modern Weddings, E Online, Belle the Wedding Magazine, Style Me Pretty, People Magazine, Strictly Weddings, Inside Weddings, KTLA 5 News, Fox Good Day LA, and much more.
Founded in 1974, by Carmen Popa, Andrea’s Fashions on Robertson Blvd, in Beverly Hills, specializes in creating one of a kind bridal, mother of the bride/groom gowns, special occasion and cocktail attire. Andrea’s provides service to generations of women from brides to mothers and sisters to grandmothers; for weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, black tie events and all special occasions.
With our location on Robertson Blvd. in Beverly Hills, we have a steady clientele of celebrity and public figures, so discretion is part of our job. Andrea’s is a warm, happy place where brides can come and feel like they are in trusting hands. At Andrea’s we have the ability to customize every outfit to fit your desired wants and needs. Necklines, sleeves, and skirts can be altered.