Everything’s Coming Up Roses: Reem Acra Launches New Bridal Line for Nordstrom

by Bride Chic

Reem Acra has launched Roses, a capsule collection to be carried exclusively by Nordstrom Wedding Suites. Premiering in late June, Acra worked with the Pacific Northwest flagship store to create six looks from her signature collection. These styles will be available for under $4,000, about half of what her wedding dresses usually go for. Imagine the same patterns and silhouettes in a range of more affordable fabrics, with minimal bling and adornments. Says Acra, "Now I am able to...

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Gorgeous Gowns for the Glamourous Bride

by Azure

If anyone knows that feathers equal glamour, it's Marchesa's designer and cofounder Georgina Chapman! As she put it, "It wouldn't be Marchesa without some feathers." Obvi! And once you take a peek at Marchesa's Resort 2013 collection (chockfull of swoon-worthy gowns for you and your 'maids), you'll see how fabulously chic feathers can be. LWDs and elegant column gowns feature fringes of plumes on the sleeves and below the bust, and all-lace dresses make an appearance too! The...

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The London Wedding Dress Report for 2013

by Azure

I'll bet you haven't seen all the lovely bridal creations coming from across the pond (aka the UK) for 2013. But don't you worry, because today we're showing you the best of the best from Britain's beloved wedding dress designers. There is going to be a lot of inspiration and bridal style eye candy, so hold onto your (royal wedding) hats and get your Pin It button primed and ready! Take a look at all the gorgeous gowns (captured by Christopher Dadey) then post a comment below to...

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7 Enchanted Wedding Dresses from Collette Dinnigan

by Azure

Collette Dinnigan has a new bridal collection, and the dresses are gorge! The collection is called Enchanted, and how incredibly fitting! The bridal gown styles ooze old world romance, opulence, and enchantment. Especially the stunner below... Isn't it downright amazing, with its crystal encrustations, frothy layered tulle, and deep ivory tone? I'm typically not a fan of drop waist dresses, but this one has changed my mind! I want it, and I'm not even getting married! Take a...

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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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2013 Wedding Dresses for the Edgy Bride

by Azure

I absolutely love the high-fashion treatment that classic bridal has been getting the past few seasons. It's really refreshing to see unique gowns in unexpected colors, silhouettes, and fabrics. If you're like me and love bridal creations with a little bit of edge, I've got a new designer who will stop you in your tracks! Her name is Katharine Polk, she's just 28 years old, and honed her skills working as design assistant for Badgley Mischka Couture. Katharine's HOUGHTON collection...

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7 Favorite Wedding Dresses from the latest Badgley Mischka Bridal Collection

by Azure

Badgley Mischka's Fall 2012 wedding dress collection (introduced when most other designers are unveiling Spring 2013) is perfect for the vintage-inspired bride! Satin slip gowns with touches of illusion floated down the catwalk, and elegant beading graced spaghetti straps and cap sleeves, delicate bridal belts, and one stunning corset bodice (see above). Take a look at our seven favorite styles, then post a comment below to share your thoughts on the latest Badgley Mischka...

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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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Romantic 2013 Wedding Dresses from the Pronovias Glamour Collection

by Azure

Yesterday we showcased our nine favorite 2013 wedding dresses by Manuel Mota for Pronovias, and asked readers to pick one favorite out of the gorgeous bunch. It proved a difficult task, and you'll see exactly why once you click HERE. But the drool-worthy 2013 bridal gowns from Pronovias don't stop with the Manuel Mota collection. And today we're sharing the showstopping styles from the 2013 Glamour Collection by Pronovias. If you're a bride who loves lace + tulle, alluring...

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Stunning Scenes from Bridal Market

by Brooklyn Bride

Last weekend was Bridal Market Spring 2013, where we got to see all the new wedding dresses & bridesmaid dresses coming out for next year. Of course it was fabulous, with shows by Reem Acra, Amsale, Oscar de la Renta & Junko Yoshioka, among many others, so I thought it might be fun to share some shots I took while at the shows and behind the scenes backstage. There's a real energy that happens on and off the runway, so its always exciting to be a part of it!

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