The Fine Art of Wearing Ruffles

by Bride Chic

You have to admit the greatest thing about a wedding dress is all those design elements we don't get to flaunt in daily life, and the ruffle taken to wedding dress level is certainly one of the best examples. Ruched is the trendy style on the block, but there are multiple ways to wear ruffles on your big day. Add those skirts rolled into florals and you can start to see that ruffles can be worn head to toe on a bodice, sleeve, skirt or train. Plus, ruffled touches on shoes, purses,...

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Wedding Inspiration: Black, White, and Ruffly All Over

by Azure

Add a touch of femininity to a sophisticated wedding color palette of chic black and white with texture-rich ruffles! From classic wedding cakes featuring tiers of scrumptious ruffles, to decadent white, ruffly wedding dresses and ruffle-adorned gowns for your 'maids, we've got plenty of inspiration to get you started! Black, White + Ruffles Style Board credits: Jana Williams Photography via Style Me Pretty; Elizabeth Messina via Style Me Pretty; BHLDN heels; Belted LWD; Cake via...

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Bridal Lingerie and Honeymoon Innerwear Get Ruffled

by Azure

Your man will be happy no matter what you wear beneath your wedding dress. In fact, if you party hard at the reception and stay out late, your lingerie might not even make an appearance. But you'll still want your innerwear to scream blushing bride, and you'll want a few sultry lingerie pieces for your honeymoon and beyond! And for 2011 brides, lingerie takes a feminine turn and it's all about ruffles! Ruffles were a major wedding trend in 2010 and the feminine flourish now takes...

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Sunny Arizona Wedding Inspiration: Jim and Kensley

by Azure

Featured Two Bright Lights wedding by Jennifer Weems Photography Kensley & Jim are clearly a beautiful couple. But they proved to be extremely brave, too, planning a late July wedding in hot, steamy Phoenix, AZ. Their semi-traditional LDS wedding ceremony took place in the morning, and then the wedding reception fun commenced later in the day at a picturesque private residence. The reception venue provided the perfect backdrop for Kensley & Jim's wedding vibe and color palette. ...

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Romantic Bridal Style: Allure Of The Ruffle

by Azure

About Bride Chic No way are all ruffles standard. Because there are so many different kinds of ruffles, a whole book could be written in praise of them. As you've probably figured out from the above photo, ruffles can be worn head to toe on your wedding dress, on the bodice, sleeve, skirt or train. And don't forget those accessories! I've seen bridal shoes, purses, gloves, hats and veils layered in ruffles. So today, we celebrate the ruffle! Will you incorporate romantic...

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2010 Emmys: Celeb Red Carpet Fashion To Inspire Your Bridal Look

by Azure

Last night's Emmy Awards were crawling with to-die-for fashion! Style trends like asymmetrical necklines, ruffle and beading dress embellishments, and eye-catching statement necklaces continue to dominate the red carpet. My absolute favorite dress of the night was worn by Lea Michelle of Glee. Her midnight blue Oscar de la Renta gown hugged her curves like nobody's business. The seductive mermaid silhouette and sweetheart neckline were softened by romantic ruffled tiers cascading...

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Spring 2011 Bridal Runway: Oscar de la Renta Wedding Dresses!

by Azure

Oscar de la Renta’s flair for the dramatic really comes through in his Spring 2011 Bridal collection! I love how each wedding dress exudes style from a certain era; there are Victorian-inspired pieces, modern architectural creations, and everything in between. And the variation within the collection doesn’t stop there! There are dramatic, frilly ball gowns with skirts so voluminous that they defy logical reason; white structured dresses without a single embellishment or...

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Doing The Bridal Style Research So You Don’t Have To!

by Azure

We are off to Chicago's National Bridal Market... to scope out all the latest trends, hot bridal accessories, and more! It’s a tough job, but somebody has got to do it! All so that our lovely savvy scoopers can be in the know on what’s hot and what’s not for 2010 weddings. Will ruffles, lace, and other romantic details continue to adorn the newest wedding dresses? Are one-shoulder asymmetrical styles still holding their ground? What wedding dress silhouettes, necklines and...

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Wedding Dresses To Die For: Go Flirty With A Baby Doll Silhouette!

by Azure

Depending on who you ask or where you look, you’ll find different names and descriptions for the various wedding dress silhouettes. I still remember when I first mastered what an "A-line" dress was... And then all of a sudden, I started seeing modified A-line, what looked like A-line but was called something else, and everything in between. Needless to say, my head was spinning! Enter, our fab designer wedding dress gallery! You'll notice that you can search for your dream...

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Return To Romance, A Ruffle Revolution: Fall 2010 Valentino Collection

by Azure

On the red carpet, fashion catwalk, and the white aisle, ruffles seem to be making a comeback. ...and I’m lovin’ it! One of our Top Trends for 2010 is Return to Romance, and ruffles- on your wedding dress, reception décor, bridal shoes, and more- are the perfect romantic touch. And we’re not the only ones digging the ruffle revolution. Valentino’s Fall 2010 collection is chockfull of girly, frilly ruffles! Remember when Bride Chic told us about the new brand of City Hall...

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