A Royal Wedding for the Fashion Obsessed

by Azure

As the arrival of the royal baby captivates the world once obsessed with the April 29th nuptials between Duchess Kate and Prince William, I've got a totally different kind of royal affair running through my mind! Chanel brand ambassador and fashion stylist, Caroline Sieber, recently wed her trader/socialite beau, Fritz von Westenholz, in one of the most enchanting places on earth- Vienna, Austria. But it was the bride's unbelievable white aisle style that really stole the show! ...

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Runway to White Aisle: Fall 2012 Couture

by Azure

It's couture season, one of my favorite times of the year! So much inspiration from so many delightful designers! And while couture collections tend to be a little out there and over the top (see the last photo in this post), we think the drama of couture is just the ticket to help traditional brides think outside the white wedding box. Remember- a strapless a-line gown in white or ivory with white satin heels and a cathedral length veil is NOT the only option, brideys! And we're...

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Chanel, Lanvin, Dior: Great Bridal Designers, Then and Now

by Azure

About Bride Chic How do the top design houses of Paris keep their signature look going long after founders like Dior, Chanel and Lanvin have passed on? Pioneers (and now Icons), all three of the above mentioned, have become a brand with head designers like Lagerfeld and Galliano (just fired) carrying on the tradition. Dior is synonymous with reinventing the ball gown and punctuating a women's figure into a perfect hourglass; Chanel, slim silhouettes in easy going jersey silks that...

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Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Style Inspiration for 2012

by Azure

  These enviable 2012 Cruise collections provide endless style inspiration for brides-to-be. Whether you're planning a destination wedding or an intimate civil ceremony, or plotting your honeymoon wardrobe... these dresses and suits are sure to inspire!   Do you love the sophisticated pairing of black and ivory? If so, channel your inner Jackie O with Chanel's Cruise 2012 collection. Chances are you won't be throwing down for the real deal, but plenty of mid-range...

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