Ellie Day is a contemporary wedding and social occasion collection created by Elaine Day Spoerer. It is made in the USA. The brand ethos is a sophisticated merger of vintage classics with updated beautiful fabrications and hand detailing.
Elaine is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign with a degree in Advertising and Costume Design, she continued studies at New York's FIT. Her internship in design with Betsey Johnson led to a 5 year intensive working and learning experience in everything from sample making to sales. Eager to create her own dresses in a garment industry that was still producing locally she was and her husband relocated to Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, Elaine continued working for various designers and developed her first sample line in 2010.
Ellie Day has been sold to private clients through trunk shows and local fashion events since. Each garment produced is made-to-order and embraces the slow fashion movement mentality of creating garments of lasting quality and fashion. Elaine is committed to building her clients wardrobe with thoughtful pieces that are transitional and stylish to make dressing well easy.
Ellie Day Bridal is a new line for 2017 developed for individual brides as well as wholesale. These contemporary bridal dresses are made of beautiful high quality materials, but not couture price points. The collection allows for incredible personalization and choices for brides and their wedding parties.
Local production is a key part of the Ellie Day brand.
All garments are made in the United States with great care and attention to detail. The manufacturing is done by professionals with over 20 years of experience in the better dress market in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Elaine is committed to supporting local industry by working with manufacturers employing fair wage labor, recycling all materials, and using energy efficient equipment. Most importantly as a made-to-order brand, Ellie Day avoids excessive contribution to landfills. Elaine feels passionately that her clients should feel good about the business they are supporting, not just the esthetic.