9 Etsy Wedding Dresses We Love for 2012 Brides

by Azure

Whether you're a free-spirited bohemian bride or a princess bride who's always dreamed of a fairytale ending, chances are you have a limited wedding dress budget, but want, NEED something drop dead gorgeous! Does that sound about right? If the answer is yes, then a great place to start is Etsy! Indie designers sell stunning wedding dresses and reception frocks on Etsy, and if you're willing to do a bit of legwork (since the Etsy wedding shop is quite expansive), you could find...

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Bridal Designer Amy-Jo Tatum Picks 3 Top Trends for 2012

by Bride Chic

Last week we looked at some trends we loved in 2011, today we're perusing a few of Etsy's predictions and weekly picks for tying the knot.  Not surprising... TREND #1 is Lace Sleeves. After Kate Middleton's return to tradition, this is one style I think we're going to embrace for sometime. TREND #2 The Illusion Neckline A real hark back to the 1950s when brides wanted to show some skin but society still demanded a certain modesty.  The happy medium of course was the sheer...

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Behind the Scenes at Vera Wang

by Azure

I was lucky enough to have a front row seat at Vera Wang's dramatic Fall 2012 bridal runway presentation. And now you can, too! Take a peek at the video below... Pretty dramatic, don't you think? We'd love to hear your thoughts on Vera's very dark 2012 collection. Was it a hit or a miss?

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Favorite Mermaid Wedding Dresses of 2012

by Azure

Are you sold on a curve-hugging mermaid or trumpet wedding dress for your big I Do's? Then this is your year, because 2012 bridal collections are full of stunning mermaid gowns. From Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier to Marchesa, Lazaro, Oscar de la Renta and more, you'll fall in love with these 2012 dresses! We handpicked some of our favorite mermaids of 2012, and want to know which styles you adore! Post a comment below, or share your thoughts on our Facebook fan page! ...

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Favorite Corset Wedding Dresses of 2012

by Azure

Hi lovelies! This is going to be a quick one, because I'm jetting off to meet my honey for some R&R and New Years fun in Naples, Florida. So here's a shot of bridal style eye candy... Some of our favorite 2012 wedding dresses featuring curve-hugging bridal corsets! Check 'em out and let us know which style you love!

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Favorite Ballgown Wedding Dresses of 2012

by Azure

Monique Lhuillier via NYMag Want to make a serious statement when the wedding ceremony doors open and your groom and guests see you for the first time, in all your blushing bride glory? Then a dramatic ballgown wedding dress just might be for you! Ballgowns made a comeback last year (see our top 10 trends for 2011 weddings) and judging from all the gorgeous confections in the 2012 bridal collections, ballgown wedding dresses are here to stay... at least through 2012! Check...

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Wanna Look Like a Middleton at Your Wedding?

by Azure

  Are the Middleton sisters influencing what you'll wear down the aisle?   It seems most every bridal designer included a royal wedding-inspired bridal gown in their latest 2012 collections. And it's easy to understand why...the world went bananas for Kate and Pippa Middleton's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dresses! Sleeves were suddenly back in, bridesmaids in white and ivory became acceptable and chic, and cowl necklines, covered buttons and...

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Wedding Dresses Get Printed in 2012!

by Azure

Badgley Mischka One bridal style trend making its debut in 2012 is prints. Never before have wedding dresses and bridesmaids' dresses received the printed or patterned treatment... until now!   Although this trend is certainly outside the traditional white wedding box, bridal designers unveiled some gorgeous printed gowns that are still traditional enough for classic brides. From romantic floral and lace motifs, to modern geometric prints (think stripes and circles),...

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5 Favorite 2012 Wedding Dresses by Lela Rose

by Azure

  Ooo la la is what I thought after seeing the beautiful necklines on Lela Rose's Spring 2012 wedding dresses!   Off-the-shoulder and bateau were Lela's go-to necklines this season, and she pulled it off like a dream. I adore the scoop neck illusion style paired with the off-the-shoulder embellished bodice above, and can't get enough of those dainty 3/4 length sleeves! And how gorge is the barely there scalloped lace on the stunner below? I'm definitely...

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9 GORGE Wedding Dresses by Amy Kuschel

by Azure

  Yesterday we featured some of our favorite cap sleeved wedding dresses of 2012. If you missed it, check out all the lovely HERE! One of the designers featured was Amy Kuschel, and today we turn the spotlight on her drool-worthy Spring 2012 collection!   If you love fusing modern with vintage in an elegant way, and are looking for a wedding dress that just screams YOU, then Amy Kuschel might be the bridal designer you've been searching for. I've long been a fan...

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