Jude Jowilson Elardo is a fashion designer with over fifteen years’ experience creating custom-made evening gowns and wedding dresses. Inspired by his grandmother, a skilled home-based seamstress, he developed an interest in fashion at an early age. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and later opened his own boutique in his native country, Cebu City, Philippines. He came to New York City to continue his education in fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design and is now launching his own bridal collection under the Jude Jowilson brand.

Jude Jowilson's design aesthetic is sophisticated, classic with a modern approach and exquisite attention to detail. His gowns are manufactured and hand crafted in the USA, using the finest fabrics and materials. He specializes in couture quality with delicate embroideries, intricate draping and dramatic silhouettes that define luxurious elegance.