In 1996, Monique debuted her first bridal collection to acclaim from retailers and magazine editors. The following year, husband, Tom Bugbee joined the company as CEO. Their partnership has grown the business into one of the most successful brands internationally, which now includes a ready-to-wear collection and an array of licensed categories. Monique Lhuillier designs capture the essence of sophisticated luxury by provoking femininity, allure and glamour that have made her renowned in the world of design. Monique's innate sense of style is prevalent throughout her bridal and ready-to-wear collections.