Fall 2011 Wedding Dresses by Anne Barge: Rich and Regal

by Azure

Anne Barge recently showed off her Fall 2011 bridal collection at New York market. And we've got photos of all the latest styles to inspire your wedding day look! Designed for the modern bride who loves luxury and romance, these bridal gowns are so right! What I love about Anne Barge is her knack for incorporating the perfect amount of detail, not over-the-top but eye-catching nonetheless. I was thrilled to see this designer's use of sheer illusion fabric. Adding a little...

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Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids: Gowns for All Shapes, Sizes

by Azure

Nordstrom is really stepping up its wedding game! After launching the online Wedding Shop, Nordstrom began inking exclusive deals with some of the top bridal designers in the industry... like Monique Lhuillier! ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids is a gorgeous collection available exclusively through Nordstrom. Here are the top 3 reasons to adore this line: 1. Affordable: I was thrilled to see how budget-friendly these ML bridesmaids' dresses were. The vast majority of styles cost...

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Fall 2011 Claire Pettibone Wedding Dresses: Bohemian Romance

by Azure

Indulge your romantic side with Claire Pettibone! Claire Pettibone's latest bridal collection is here, and the gowns are gorgeous! There are plenty of sleeved options if you're loving the 2011 sleeve trend, and tons of bridal inspiration for romantic, bohemian brides! While wedding dresses by Claire Pettibone have a vintage quality, the designer effortlessly fuses vintage with modern for each couture creation. Pettibone believes that the dress should set the tone for the entire...

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Kate Middleton-Inspired Wedding Dresses and a Pippa Gown too!

by Azure

We knew that the royal wedding would spark Kate Middleton-inspired bridal gowns to flood the market. We already showed off a few Duchess-esque dresses, but now Lord & Taylor has partnered with A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz to introduce two new Kate Middleton gowns. And a Pippa Middleton confection, too! The first is a classic lookalike of Kate's ceremony dress (with long, lace sleeves and covered buttons up the back) and the second is inspired by the royal reception dress by Sarah...

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Pippa Middleton’s Sleek Sarah Burton Gown: Get the Look!

by Azure

The world can't stop buzzing about Pippa Middleton's Maid of Honor gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. It's only a matter of time before you start seeing wedding dresses just like Pippa's in bridal shops near you. So until then, see if any of these similar gowns tickle your fancy! Not a single style features all the lovely details seen on the Sarah Burton creation, but you never know what'll grab you! And since the majority of these dresses are sleeveless, you can add a...

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress: Designers Share Their Thoughts!

by Azure

How much did you love Kate Middleton's wedding dress? Opinions from style icons, influential designers and everyday folks have been overwhelmingly positive. Designer Carolina Herrera even rated Kate's bridal look an 11 on a scale from one to 10! Women's Wear Daily asked some of the top designers (from Vera Wang to Monique Lhuiller to Nicole Miller) to share their thoughts on Kate's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. Here's what the designers had to say! Vera...

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Wedding Dresses and Reception Frocks: 10 That Break Tradition

by Azure

On tomorrow's SYWBAD live elimination show, I'll be critiquing the unconventional wedding dress designs of four up-and-coming designers. So today I thought it'd be fun to spotlight some non-traditional wedding dresses that are lovely as can be! I'm happy that 2011 brides are forgoing tradition and honoring their unique styles by choosing non-traditional wedding dresses. Whether it's the hue (buttery yellow, cotton candy pink, pale blue), the neckline or the hem length, it's easy to...

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Princess-Worthy Wedding Dresses: Reem Acra, Spring 2012

by Azure

I think it's safe to say that bridal designer Reem Acra has caught the royal wedding bug! Just check out all the gorgeousness in Acra's Spring 2012 bridal collection! These gowns are embellished to the hilt and the details are majestic. Metallic beading adds elegance to structured corsets, bridal belts are bejeweled beyond belief and sheer illusion fabric is used liberally. Luxurious texture abounds, and romantic touches (like floral applique and embroidered cap sleeves) soften...

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Wedding Dress Collection by Project Runway’s Carol Hannah

by Azure

Most of us remember designer Carol Hannah from Project Runway. After showing in Bryant Park for Fall 2009, Hannah got cracking on her very first bridal collection. Hannah's wedding dress line launched in Spring 2010 and we're excited to feature the latest Spring/Summer 2012 designs hot off the runway! The Project Runway alum combines an ethereal whimsy aesthetic with raw, organic details, and the overall vibe is soft, pretty and romantic. If you're in-the-know when it comes to...

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Vera Wang Wedding Dresses: Spring 2012 Collection is Here!

by Azure

Ladies, get ready to swoon! Because Vera Wang's Spring 2012 bridal collection has arrived! Year after year, collection after collection, this incredible designer manages to take my breath away. And the Spring 2012 Vera Wang wedding dresses definitely deliver! The perfect mix of romance and high fashion, Vera stays true to her adored aesthetic. Dramatic ball gowns with frothy tulle skirts, gowns in non-traditional hues (think sage green, deep taupe, blush pink), asymmetric layering...

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