2012 Wedding Dresses by Manuel Mota

by Azure

The fabulous folks at Pronovias sent me discs with images of the new 2012 wedding dresses. Manuel Mota (a Pronovias designer) has always been a favorite of mine, so I couldn't wait to check out his latest bridal creations! I popped in the disc and started checking out the 2012 Manuel Mota collection. Honestly... about halfway through I was giddy as a school girl! OMG, these dresses are GORGEOUS!!! And if you're a fan of the sleeved wedding dress trend or sheer illusion necklines,...

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Sleeved Wedding Dress Inspiration- Legends by Romona Keveza

by Azure

Kate Middleton set the sleeved wedding dress trend on fire with her classic Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. And now our favorite designers, like Romona Keveza, are catering to the unique tastes of today's brides with sleeved dresses in a variety of styles. Romona Keveza dresses have a feminine fluidity and figure-flattering style unlike anything we've seen. And we've adored the designer's more budget-friendly bridal line, Legends by Romona Keveza, since it...

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Slinky Sleeved Gowns and Vibrant Gilded Dresses by Marchesa

by Azure

I often ask if you're ready to swoon, and this time... I really really mean it! Because Marchesa's Resort 2012 collection will take your breath away and inspire your wedding day look and the looks you choose for your bridesmaids. It's almost as if Marchesa's designers were inspired by the Skittles' slogan, taste the rainbow. While there are plenty of chic white gowns perfect for your beach wedding or pre-wedding festivities, I'm all about the vibrant frocks in every color of the...

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Inspired Down the Aisle: Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Lanvin

by Azure

Alexander McQueen's Resort 2012 collection marks Sarah Burton's first big appearance since the royal wedding. And the gorgeous gowns are opulent, regal and fit for a princess! Just check out the details on the dresses above and below. The intricate metallic beading, curve-creating corset bodice, nature-inspired embroidery... I'm absolutely smitten. Gucci interpreted 'resort' in the most literal sense, and the simple white column gown with gold statement belt is perfect for a beach...

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Bridal Style Inspiration from Valentino

by Azure

We're always looking to designer catwalks for bridal style inspiration. And after checking out Valentino's Resort 2012 collection, we couldn't wait to show off our favorite gowns and frocks! The dresses in Valentino's 2012 collection are light as a feather, floating down the runway with style and grace. I could totally see Kate Middleton rocking any one of these gowns, couldn't you? Feminine details, like 3D floral embroidery and flutter sleeves, adorn luxe silk and chiffon and...

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Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids: Gowns for All Shapes, Sizes

by Azure

Nordstrom is really stepping up its wedding game! After launching the online Wedding Shop, Nordstrom began inking exclusive deals with some of the top bridal designers in the industry... like Monique Lhuillier! ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids is a gorgeous collection available exclusively through Nordstrom. Here are the top 3 reasons to adore this line: 1. Affordable: I was thrilled to see how budget-friendly these ML bridesmaids' dresses were. The vast majority of styles cost...

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Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Style Inspiration for 2012

by Azure

  These enviable 2012 Cruise collections provide endless style inspiration for brides-to-be. Whether you're planning a destination wedding or an intimate civil ceremony, or plotting your honeymoon wardrobe... these dresses and suits are sure to inspire!   Do you love the sophisticated pairing of black and ivory? If so, channel your inner Jackie O with Chanel's Cruise 2012 collection. Chances are you won't be throwing down for the real deal, but plenty of mid-range...

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