Vera Wang’s offbeat wedding dress collection, Fall 2012

by Azure

Sitting front row at Vera Wang's Fall 2012 bridal runway show was incredible!  Against a stark, bare backdrop, rail thin models stalked the catwalk, showing off Vera's latest creations. Vera Wang has never been shy about thinking outside the 'white wedding' box.  Her past bridal collections have featured non-white gowns in shades of taupe, blush, lilac and sage.  But for Fall 2012, she pulled out all the stops... and surprised us all with TONS of black wedding dresses....

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Sneak Peek at Spring 2012 White by Vera Wang Wedding Dresses

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On Friday I'll head to New York to attend international bridal week, and I'll be seeing all the latest and greatest dresses from the likes of Vera Wang, Romona Keveza, Rosa Clara and more. But today, I'm excited to give you a first look at the Spring 2012 wedding dresses from Vera Wang's budget-friendly White by Vera Wang collection. The White by Vera Wang wedding dresses are priced right, ranging from $500 to $1,500, and two of the Spring 2012 confections are inspired by Kim...

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2012 Wedding Dresses by La Sposa: Choose Your Style!

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La Sposa by Pronovias always delivers gorgeous bridal gowns. And its 2012 collection does not disappoint! From classic strapless a-line wedding dresses dripping with romantic lace, to drop-waist stunners with impeccable pleating, each wedding dress style is more gorgeous than the last. We chose nine of our favorite gowns in a variety of styles from La Sposa's latest and greatest collection, and now we want to hear from you! Which 2012 wedding dress is just your style?

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Italian Romance: 2012 Wedding Dresses by Atelier Aimee

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Looking for pure drama in your wedding dress? Then Italian designer Atelier Aimee has a bridal collection for you! Atelier Aimee channels old world opulence and European romance in its 2012 Romeo and Juliet bridal line. Waist-cinching corsets are lavishly beaded, embroidered and adorned, and tiers of ruffles cascade down a-line, princess and ballgown skirts. Atelier Aimee is not afraid of the bustle and while I'm typically not a bustle kinda gal, the wedding dress below (photo 2,...

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San Patrick Wedding Dresses, 2012

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Sophisticated, elegant and enchanted, the San Patrick 2012 wedding dresses are to-die-for! Since 1964, San Patrick has been creating beautiful bridal gowns for all types of brides. With five distinct collections, from Ballgown to Glamour, there is no shortage of swoon-worthy styles! San Patrick gowns feature loads of romantic lace and other decadent details like cascading ruffles, featherlight petal applique, statement cap sleeves and perfectly pleated bodices. Paired with a...

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Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dresses: Pure Romance, Spring 2012

by Azure

We already blogged about Monique Lhuillier's latest bridal collection. And to say it's gorgeous is an understatement!! The full Spring 2012 collection has been added to our designer wedding dress gallery, and even more bridal style trends have been spotted! I see a reemergence of spaghetti straps thanks to Monique! Her Spring 2012 collection is filled with corset bodices with sweetheart necklines and delicate spaghetti straps. She also delivers on-trend sleeved styles like the...

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The Limited Wedding Dresses and Bling for the Chic Budget Bride

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Affordable wedding dresses that are chic, modern and elegant are few and far between. But thanks to mainstream retailers like Nordstrom and The Limited, budget-friendly bridal gowns are now at your fingertips! The Limited offers an edited selection of wedding dresses, reception frocks and bridal accessories. And the prices are almost too good to believe. The most expensive gown in The Limited's collection is reasonably priced at $398! And every accessory (including statement...

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Rosa Clara Spring 2012 Bridal Gowns: Lace Luxury, Sleeved Romance

by Azure

If you loved Kate Middleton's royal wedding dress, then Rosa Clara's Spring 2012 bridal collection is sure to make you swoon! Soft, classic and romantic, if you walk down the aisle in a Rosa Clara confection, you will take your grooms breath away. There's an ethereal quality to these gorgeous gowns, and lace, textural details and beading embellishments are perfectly applied. There are some killer crystal-encrusted bridal belts, too! We've seen a major wedding dress trend blossom...

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Spring 2012 Wedding Dresses: Effortless Chic by Anne Bowen

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Anne Bowen's Spring 2012 bridal collection explores the essence of New York and oozes effortless chic, downtown style. Since New York is a melting pot of styles, tastes, culture and ethnicities, this modern bridal collection inspired by the Big Apple has something for everyone. From a sleek, sleeved white column gown to a beaded mini for your wedding reception, the Anne Bowen Spring 2012 dresses are to-die-for. I'm head over heels for the beaded corset bodice in photo 2 (right)! ...

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Get Kate Middleton’s Bridal Gown (Lookalike) for $700!

by Azure

What if I told you that you could buy a wedding dress inspired by Kate Middleton's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen stunner for less than $1000? Well hold onto your royal wedding hats... because Nordstrom just unveiled the 'Duchess' Wedding Gown by JS Collections! This classic wedding dress, with its full a-line skirt, flattering corseted bodice and long, lace sleeves is a budget bride's dream come true. You can purchase this beauty for just $698! If you loved Kate's royal...

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