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Ella Pritsker Couture has been featured in top media outlets. Click the logos to read what the press has been saying about us.

CBS Baltimore

Coffee With: Ella Pritsker Of EPC Style

A Maryland fashion designer who specializes in custom couture is stepping into the world of athleisure.

Baltimore Style

From Gowns to Masks

Somebody asked Ella Pritsker recently if she missed making wedding gowns.

The designer and president of Ella Pritsker Couture still has some dresses to stitch during this pandemic—but every bridal client of hers has postponed nuptials until next year.


We continue to discover more unique stories emerging during this strange time that we are all experiencing currently. So, we were naturally inspired to learn about everything Ella Pritsker has been doing to give back, and then re-invent her business to continue employing her staff while expanding her fashion enterprise.

Wedding Wows! In Towson Lifestyle

Ella Pritsker Couture was featured in the January 2019 issue of Towson Lifestyle in an article that shares tips for how to keep the fun in wedding planning. With Ella Pritsker you can rest assured that you’re in good hands and that your dress will be every bit as unique and beautiful as you are!

Ella En Vogue

Ella Pritsker was featured in British Vogue in January 2019, followed by another feature in February! Recognized for her “centuries-old craft” of couture as well as her keen eye for style; Ella Pritsker continues to impress not only American audiences, but also those across the pond.

Laced With Love

Ella is well-known in the Baltimore area for her gorgeous wedding gowns. Women come from all over Maryland to have her carefully craft the couture dress of their dreams. Now, Ella has been recognized by the U.K.’s number one selling bridal magazine, Brides! In her feature, her designs are described as “transcending tradition” and “showcasing elegance”.

The Face of Couture

Ella Pritsker was featured as one of the Faces of Baltimore 2018 in Baltimore Magazine’s July 2018 issue. As the Face of Couture, she is described as a “dynamic fashion designer” that “weaves a rare combination of distinct style, creativity, and emotional intelligence into her couture.”

A Stylized Conversation 

Ella Pritsker talks a lot about dreams, and that stands to reason. Nearly three decades ago she was a recent immigrant to the United States from Soviet Russia, waitressing and babysitting to make ends meet. Today she is one of the region’s most notable couture designers, dressing powerful women like former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Maryland’s first lady.

Shopping Outside the Box – Experience Custom Couture 

For the finest in women’s apparel, Ella Pritsker Couture creates one-of-a-kind custom couture for any occasion. Ladies, how lucky we are to have a fashion designer of this caliber in Charm City!

Out and About: A Pre Preakness Fundraiser 

Ella Pritsker Couture had the privilege of designing this one-of-a-kind beautiful sparkly, blue dress with scallop detail for Dara Schnee, the Director of Major Gifts for Kennedy Krieger Institute!

Monday Makeover

Ella Pritsker of Ella Pritsker Couture appeared on Fox 45 WBFF Baltimore to discuss how custom designed clothing, designed just for the client, can actually BOOST a woman’s confidence.  She also provided great tips on how to create new looks with staple pieces.

Heirloom to Haute After Party: Photo Gallery

The Baltimore City Paper captured the Heirloom to Haute After Party in a montage of photos from the festivities.  Ella Pritsker appears in photos 23 and 24.  Her talents are displayed on dress forms in photos 32, 33, 35-37.

Fashion Five: Heirloom to Haute Gala

Ella Pritsker’s replications of iconic designer Claire McCardell’s popover dresses will be on display at the Maryland Historical Society Heirloom to Haute Gala.

Fashion Collection For All Ages To Be On Display in Baltimore

WJZ-TV talked with designer Ella Pritsker at the Maryland Historical Society about the couture collection pieces that guests of the Heirloom to Haute Gala will have the privilege of observing.  Ella showcased two dresses she replicated from the iconic designer Claire McCardell.  The dresses were raffled to support the Maryland Historical Society.

Makeover Monday – Custom Outfits and Staple Pieces with Designer Ella Pritsker 

Designer, Ella Pritsker, joins FOX45 for their Makeover Monday Segment to discuss a few tips on how to remix and create new looks with the staple pieces in your wardrobe.

Previewing the Heirloom to Haute Gala

Ella Pritsker shares the details about the Heirloom to Haute Gala and the stunning reproductions of the Claire McCardell dresses she created.

Meet Baltimore’s Bizwomen Mentors for 2017

Baltimore’s Ella Pritsker is selected as one of the 2017 Bizwomen Mentors.

Outlet Shopping – Are you getting the deal you think you are?

Designer, Ella Pritsker speaks on outlet malls and how their inventory compares to retail stores.

Local designer ‘honored’ to make mayor’s DNC dress

What some viewers may not have noticed was Rawlings-Blake’s dress, designed by Baltimore’s Ella Pritsker.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake wears Maryland designers to gavel DNC

The elements of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s ensemble today in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention had one thing in common: They were made in Maryland.

Baltimore Bride

Jake and I decided in September to get hitched on New Year’s Eve, setting us up for a fast and furious round of wedding planning that pretty much mirrored our fast and furious courtship.

Style Slam to highlight handmade fashion at American Craft Show

The nonprofit craft organization has enlisted five stylists for “Style Slam” — including Baltimore stylist Heidi Slacum and Timonium designer Ella Pritsker of Ella Moda Custom Couture — to scour the showroom floors on Friday and Saturday, in search of wearable crafts among the works of 650 featured artists.

Teaching the all-but-lost art of couture

For most women who shop at Gap and J Crew, maybe Nordstrom or a local boutique for something fancy, couture is simply a foreign concept. They might have caught a glimpse of it during a television awards show, but not many have run their hands over true couture quality, and even fewer have been lucky enough to wear it.

Mays Chapel Resident Brings Couture to Greater Baltimore Area

When Ella Pritsker first began creating dresses at her Maryland home, her only goal was survival.

Baltimore haute couture…it’s not an oxymoron. Really.

“When you get to do what you love,” she says, “you can tap the creative spring inside that spews ideas. And people everywhere want to do what they love.”

Fashion, femininity and fit: a triple threat

“I’ve always dreamed about it, ever since I was a child,” she says. “It’s the creative part that appeals to me, being able to express myself — the way I feel and the way I think — in clothes.”

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