Pop Quiz: Is More Than One Wedding Dress REALLY Necessary?

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Ladies, hear me out. This reception dress thing is getting out of hand. I totally understand your desire to have something more casual for the reception - something you can move in, break it down in, and maybe most importantly, EAT in, without the bones of your corset busting. HOWEVER, when brides are doling out hundreds or thousands of dollars extra on top of the hundreds or thousands of dollars they’ve already spent on their first wedding dress, I have to just wave my hands...

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11 Drop Dead Gorgeous Gowns from Jim Hjelm

by Azure

Ready to see another beautiful bridal collection from JLM Couture? Feast your eyes on Jim Hjelm, Fall 2012! If you're like most brides and love lace, you'll swoon hard for Jim Hjelm's latest and greatest. Lace mermaids and modified a-line dresses feature illusion necklines and sleeves, and deliver lots of drama in back with elegant keyhole, cutout and deep v statement backs. Take a peek at eleven divine styles, then share your favorites in the comment section below! Which Jim...

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15 Stunning New Bridal Gowns by Hayley Paige

by Azure

If you want romance, sophistication, and a fashion-forward edge all rolled into one for your dream wedding dress, then look no further than Hayley Paige! Paige designs two stunning collections for JLM Couture (her namesake collection, Hayley Paige, and the Blush collection), and both lines are gorgeous as can be. Paige's Fall 2012 designs are a breath of fresh air, with so many divine dresses worthy of your white aisle. I'm loving this designer's take on the alluring transparency...

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11 Exquisite Wedding Dresses from Lazaro

by Azure

We promised to show you six gorgeous new collections from JLM Couture, and today we deliver! Brides love JLM's deliciously dreamy Lazaro line of wedding dresses, and the Fall 2012 collection does not disappoint. Included in the collection are sweet classic styles (like the strapless satin ballgown with jeweled Victorian collar below), ethereal tulle confections, and beautifully embellished lace stunners. We chose eleven of our favorite Fall 2012 Lazaro gowns, and would love to...

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15 Divine Wedding Dresses for the Vintage Glam Bride

by Azure

These new wedding gowns by Matthew Christopher are almost too gorgeous for words. Each style speaks for itself, so I'm going to keep my mouth shut and let your eyes do the talking! Take a look at 15 of my favorite dresses from Matthew Christopher's latest 2012 collection, and see if you can choose just one #1. It won't be easy, I'll tell you that much! Which style do you love the most? And, will you be bringing a little vintage glam to your I Do's?  

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15 Best for 2012 Weddings by Aire Barcelona

by Azure

Aire Barcelona always delivers drool-worthy wedding dresses that are timeless, elegant, and totally worth the splurge! But if you haven't acquainted yourself with AB's wedding accessories and cocktail collections, you're missing out! Several of Aire Barcelona's 2012 cocktail frocks won me over, especially the LBD with a notched neckline and feather-embellished skirt. Super gorgeous for your b-maids, don't you think? And if you'd like to bring a touch of royal wedding style to your I...

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Say YES to a YSL-Inspired Wedding Dress

by Azure

Where do you find your most favorite inspiration?? Is it in nature, in print and editorial, or straight off the fashion catwalks? Bridal designer Steven Birnbaum of Birnbaum & Bullock was inspired by the creative genius of Yves Saint Laurent, and created this gorgeous 2012 wedding dress collection to pay homage to the high fashion designer. The Steven Birnbaum Collection exudes simple sophistication and timeless style, and fuses old with new in a beautiful way. Check out the...

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Heavenly Wedding Dresses for Budget Brides

by Azure

You already know that we're huge fans of Pronovias. But did you know that Pronovias recently introduced a budget-friendly bridal collection? Its You Collection offers elegant and romantic wedding dresses for $700 to $1200, about the same price point as the White by Vera Wang line from David's Bridal. And just like Vera's more affordable bridal creations, the 2012 You gowns are simply gorgeous! Take a look...    Which wedding dress is your absolute fav?

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New Bridal Favorites from BHLDN

by Azure

BHLDN is a constant source of bridal style inspiration, especially for romantic, vintage-inspired brides! We chose a few of our favorite NEW dresses from Anthropologie's BHLDN (and it wasn't easy to just choose a few!), some for you and some for your 'maids. Take a look, then tell us which dresses you love! 

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Would You Wear a Wool Wedding Dress?

by Bride Chic

We've been going over 2012 bridal trends the past few Fridays and here's another worth looking into. Have you heard some designers are using wool for wedding dresses? Not too long ago I fashioned the Harlowesque-style above out of wool crepe. Sleeveless with silk flowers on the shoulder and waist it definitely had all the earmarks of a spring bridal gown. The big question I asked brides was, "Would you wear a woolen dress on your wedding day? In spring?" I got back the...

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