Bridal Trends, Fall 2013 NYC

by Bride Chic

Twice a year designers show their collections amid all the fanfare of runway shows. My favorite part of all this hoop-la is giving you my interpretation of those uncovering trends. In 2013 we're seeing two diametrically opposed ideas happening in bridal wear: The return of and breaking away from tradition all at once... Returning to tradition, we're seeing the reinvention of illusion and lace necklines. Also some gowns come with sleeves a la 1940s-50s ranging from cap, 3/4-length...

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7 Bridal Trends from Across the Pond

by Bride Chic

If Holly Golightly were to materialize out of the pages of fiction we might find this fashion icon hanging out at White Gallery London, a chic design event showcasing the best talents in the British bridal industry. Holly would especially like the coat and dress ensembles, bouffant skirts, short skirts, mini skirts, angel sleeves, scarves and sunglasses; you'd swear we all were back in St. Tropez 1966 watching the action on this catwalk. Swinging sixties isn't the only hark back in...

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Bride Chic’s Best of Spring 2013 Bridal Week, Part 2

by Bride Chic

Picking up where we left off last week, I'll begin by saying Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta continue to hold high esteem on my top three list of the best designers (Dior is the other) and never is it more evident as when bridal week rolls around. Each year is better than the last for these icons who never disappoint. Really zeroing in on this years trends I'm intrigued with how many details are showing up in bridal wear. Details not every designer offered a few years back...

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Bride Chic’s Best of Spring 2013 Bridal Week, Part 1

by Bride Chic

Bridal Week Spring 2013 in NYC may have wrapped up but we're still processing all the new trends. True, all these little style changes may not have shown up overnight but we definitely could see most coming throughout 2011-12. The biggee was sleeves thanks to the Kate Factor. When the now Duchess of Cambridge emerged from her Limo last year to marry her prince, we all knew her wedding dress would be the one most defining thing in the bridal arena for years to come; her lace sleeves...

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Spring 2013 Bridal Trend: Two-Tone Dresses

by Azure

Non-white wedding dresses are taking the bridal world by storm this season (just check out Vera Wang's racy red collection), with more colored stunners than ever before gracing the New York bridal market catwalks. But a related trend I've spotted, one that appears to be gaining speed, is the two-tone wedding dress and LWD trend. Wedding dress designers including Romona Keveza, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Lela Rose and more unveiled gorgeous two-tone dresses for Spring 2013....

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