Stalking the Look Books: Elizabeth Stockenstrom

by Bride Chic

I was researching images for a post on lace when I ran across this incredible Capetown designer, Elizabeth Stockenstrom. She has a discriminating eye for choosing and combining just the right fabrics and laces. I'm loving her version of the mermaid silhouette. Also check out her expertise for creating special effects like back ruffles that extend into a train--every wedding dress is absolutely stunning! Can you pick a favorite? Tell us what you think of Elizabeth Stockenstrom...

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First Look at the Exclusive Bridal Collection from Net-a-Porter

by Azure

If you're like me, you love pulling wedding inspiration from the look books and catwalks of designers you only dream about wearing. Sound about right? Well Net-a-Porter is about to make your dreams come true... with its white hot new exclusive bridal collection of eight stunning wedding gowns from the likes of Issa, Rochas, Nina Ricci and more! The designers were carefully chosen for their ability to bring a red carpet feel to their designs, and judging from the drool-worthy...

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Slip Into the New Jimmy Choo Bridal Collection

by Azure

If you're a shoe lover like me, then you're already thinking about the perfect pair of heels for your white aisle walk. And today, Jimmy Choo unveiled his show-stopping 2013 Bridal Collection! And let me just tell you... the wedding shoe porn is seriously amazing. Not to mention the gilded bridal clutches! Sure, these babies cost a small fortune (running from $495 up to $1395) but when you consider everything that you're spending on your wedding, and the fact that these are Jimmy...

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20 Breathtaking 2013 Bridal Gowns by Ersa Atelier

by Azure

Ready to swoon hard over a new 2013 bridal collection from a designer you might not know? Ersa Atelier hails all the way from Romania, but once you see these drool-worthy confections, you'll be ready to book a trip to Bucharest! International bachelorette party, anyone?! Seriously though, just take a look at all the lace and tulle lovely below... Aren't these dresses divine? Which 2013 wedding gown style from Ersa Atelier is your absolute favorite? Share it...

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19 Divine Wedding Gowns from the J. Mendel 2013 Collection

by Azure

J. Mendel knows how to work fabric masterfully to create intricate pleats and drool-worthy draping. And for high-fashion brides tying the knot on the beach or in a tropical destination, I can't think of a more perfect wedding dress designer than J. Mendel! I mean... just look at the exquisite stunners (from Mendel's 2013 bridal collection) below. Simply spectacular, don't you think? For as easy, breezy as these dresses are, they are just as unique and wedding day worthy. I adore...

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Swoon-Worthy Soiree Bridal Collection from Jesus Peiro

by Azure

Whether you want classic or romantic, structured or flowing, tulle, lace or duchess satin for your wedding dress, Jesus Peiro has you covered in the bridal department! Oh, and if you love a good statement back and illusion neckline, the Soiree collection will make your heart jump for joy! Let's take a look at some of my favorite wedding gowns by this amazing Spanish designer! Each dress is a true work of art, and oozes femininity in the best possible way! Elegant Ball Gowns ...

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25 Exquisite Wedding Dresses by Ines Di Santo, Spring 2013

by Azure

Want a classic yet spectacular wedding day look? One that is timeless, and will majorly wow your groom?? Then say hello to Ines Di Santo! Di Santo's Spring 2013 bridal collection is endlessly pretty, and today we're showing you our 25 favorite gowns. Whether you're a mermaid girl, or a traditional ballgown lady, want lace, tulle, or duchess satin, a classic strapless neckline or an on-trend illusion style, one of these Ines Di Santo stunners will definitely deliver what you...

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18 Heavenly Wedding Gowns by Kirstie Kelly

by Azure

Once upon a time, Kirstie Kelly designed wedding dresses for the quintessential princess bride... partnering with Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings to deliver enchanted, magical confections. But I recently discovered Kirstie Kelly's gorgeous Garden Collection for 2013, and could not wait to share all the lovely with you! These dresses are much more my speed than the Cinderella-inspired numbers of years past. And I can totally picture walking the white aisle in at least five of these...

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Austin Scarlett Does a Bride’s Body Good! See the Debut Wedding Dress Collection

by Azure

Austin Scarlett is one of my all time favorite Project Runway alumns. His designs are always divine, and his adorable personality captured my heart in a major way. And then... he entered the world of bridal design, and his debut Fall 2013 collection made me love him even more. Just check out all these gorgeous wedding gowns... Aren't they just beyond? I love his use of color and prints, and can't wait to see what he has up his sleeve for the next Austin Scarlett...

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Daring Sophistication: 2013 Dresses by Delphine Manivet

by Azure

Here's another French bridal designer to fall head over heels for, especially for those of you loving the sleeved wedding dress trend happening right now! Her name is Delphine Manivet, and her wedding gowns are out of this world gorgeous! Some of the 2013 designs are super daring (like the revealing sheer body suit below), while others are simple and sophisticated as can be. There are gowns perfect for bohemian brides, little white dresses for mod and vintage brides, and slinky,...

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