Bridal Style Inspiration |  Marchesa Does It Again

by Azure

Hopefully you've not had your fill of NY Fashion Week inspiration, because we're not finished yet! Marchesa's Fall 2012 RTW collection is dreamy, decadent and full of white aisle stunners. The frothy confection above is high fashion meets fairy tale, and the gold embroidery on the little white dresses below adds an opulent touch. Incorporating loads of tulle, illusion fabric, feathers and glittery gold, we're smitten with the gorgeous gowns and frocks Marchesa sent down the...

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Behold BHLDN

by Azure

I treated myself to a visit to Chicago's new BHLDN boutique on Valentine's Day, which was opening day as well as BHLDN's one year anniversary. I felt the warmth of Spring the moment I stepped into the store, totally enchanted with the beautiful space, elegant details, and of course, the dresses. I climbed the walnut staircase and entered BHLDN's accessories salon, a stunning room overlooking one of Chicago's most exquisite hotels (The Elysian). Angel wings hung from the...

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Fashion Week Favorites for Your White Aisle

by Azure

I'm like a kid in a candy store during New York Fashion Week and love all the inspiration it offers brides-to-be! And one thing's for sure... Fall 2012 does not disappoint! Oscar de la Renta's collection was dominated by pretty pastels and frothy textures, while Naeem Khan chose strong silhouettes, chic black and white patterns, and tons of glitz and glam. Dennis Basso unveiled the perfect little white dress (above) and some gorgeous coats for winter brides, and Vera Wang made it...

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2012 Wedding Dresses | Alluring Transparency from Sassi Holford

by Azure

We already know that 2012 bridal is all about sheer! Delicate, see-through long lace sleeves a la Kate Middleton, illusion necklines, straps and backs, and tons of transparent details and layering. Touches of sheer even made our list of the top 12 trends for 2012 (sliding into the #5 position). If you love this trend and are going for a romantic bridal look, then you definitely must check out Sassi Holford! When I checked out Sassi's 2012 couture collection, I couldn't help but...

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White Aisle Wedding Inspiration from Pre-Fall 2012 Catwalks

by Azure

Look beyond pricey wedding magazines, bridal show handouts and local bridal boutiques for your white aisle inspiration! We promise the outcome will be one-of-a-kind! While wedding planning sites, bridal blogs, mags and books provide endless wedding dress inspiration, some of the best style ideas can come from unexpected places... like pre-fall 2012 designer catwalks! Look for swoon-worthy silhouettes, drop dead gorgeous details, unique necklines and decade-inspired styles when...

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5 Wedding Dresses We Love

by Azure

  ...from Oscar de la Renta, Spring 2012! I'm never disappointed by what Oscar de la Renta sends down the catwalk. And his Spring 2012 bridal collection certainly does not disappoint!   My only complaint? That there weren't 5, 10 or 15 more stunning wedding dresses to choose from! The full Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 collection features six swoon-worthy gowns, but today, we're featuring our five faves!   How adorable is the pickup balloon skirt paired...

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2012 Wedding Dresses: Vintage Opulence by Terry Fox

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  Special to OneWed by Bride Chic   I found Terry Fox almost twenty years back when I bought her book, Terry Fox Fashion Collection: 10 Garments to Make From Start To Finish. It was loaded with images of her out-of-this-world creations with detailed instructions on how to put together the simplest shift to intricately boned and lined ballgowns and evening wear. Designing over 30 years in The UK, Terry has brought the corset to an art form both as a separate and...

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See Hayley Paige’s Debut Wedding Dress Collection!

by Azure

  If you love JLM Couture's always incredible bridal style, you'll be over the moon for the newest designer to join the JLM ranks. Her name is Hayley Paige and her debut collection (Spring 2012) is sure to make you swoon. Just check out the stunners below... don't you adore the feminine details (lace applique, silk florals, featherlight peplums) and imaginative open backs?  I've fallen in love with the heart-shaped keyhole back on the classic mermaid gown in photo five, and...

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Meet Wedding Dress Designer Charlotte Balbier

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Special to onewed by Bride Chic   One of my fave designers Charlotte Balbier has a new site all candy striped  full of new and delish confections you won't believe.  I love this particular designer because of her all out girly creations in ribbons, lace and florals.   She has four collections, each as delectably scrumptious as the next.  Charlotte originally launched her line in June 2003 in the UK.  Her intention was to offer wedding dresses for brides who...

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Designer to the Stars: Fall 2012 wedding dresses by Randi Rahm

by Azure

  Ready to see some over-the-top gorgeous 2012 gowns?  I know I am!   Randi Rahm has dressed everyone from Carrie Underwood to Beyonce to Faith Hill.  And once you take a look at her Fall 2012 wedding dress collection, you'll understand why celebrities adore Randi Rahm.     Each 2012 dress is a showstopper, from the nude mermaid gown with asymmetric illusion neckline, to the voluminous ballgown featuring a romantic floral pattern.  Several of the dresses...

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