Finding Your Bridal Style

by Bride Chic

Every year or so I do a post on Finding Your Bride Style—guidelines to help you out if you're still going through a dilemma about deciding on The Dress. A few thoughts on this if I may. While living and breathing all the changes happening in bridal fashion through my clients, it wasn't until I actually got down to researching this year's post that I realized how much wedding couture has been transformed. These days it's you out there and not the industry paving the way—thanks...

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Behind the Scenes in NYC at Bridal Market

by Brooklyn Bride

Bridal Market is amongst us once again, and I love to be able to share some behind the scenes shots from the runway with you guys! It's always a rush seeing the beautiful new wedding dresses come down the runway, seeing how they move, how they glitter, it's all so beautiful! This year we saw lots of sparkle and lots of sleeves....I think I smell a trend coming on... [All photos by Vané Broussard of Brooklyn Bride]

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Designer Trends from Milan to Inspire Your Wedding Day Style

by Azure

We do our very best to keep you in the know with the hottest trends from your favorite designers. Fashion trends start on the catwalks of Milan, Paris and London, make their way to New York and the red carpets of Hollywood, and finally grace the bridal runways and possibly your very own white aisle. Fashion has always inspired me, and you can look to high-fashion trends to inspire not only your bridal style, but your overall wedding vibe, design and decor. Take a look at some of the...

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Super New 2011 Wedding Dresses You May Have Missed

by Azure

With hundreds of big name bridal designers releasing two collections each year, it's easy to miss the lovely creations from smaller, more niche wedding dress designers. And if expressing your unique style through your wedding day look is important, then these lesser-known designers just might have the wedding dress of your dreams! Love the Grecian Goddess style aesthetic? Are you drawn to wedding dresses that feature draping? Then check out Theia Couture. This fabulous design...

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 Recap: Get Inspired, Brides!

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is over, but the inspiration goes on and on! One of my favorite places to get inspired is the designer catwalk. Everything is over-the-top in the sense that designers pull out all the stops to convey the style of that season's collection (modern, space age, minimalist, rocker chic). And because designers take it to the extreme, every look that rocks the runway is multi-faceted. You can pick up a detail or two from a single runway look, and incorporate that...

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Marchesa Fall 2011 RTW: Looks from New York Fashion Week

by Azure

A midnight fairytale from yesteryear is how I'd sum up Marchesa's Fall 2011 RTW collection. Juxtaposing dark with ethereal, dramatic volume with paper-thin silhouettes, this collection will take you to a land far, far away. Many of the trends from NY Fashion Week shows of Jason Wu and Monique Lhuillier made their way down the Marchesa catwalk. Dresses in black, white and red dominated, romantic lace, feathers and metallic beading adorned, and luxe texture enveloped. Marchesa's...

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NY Fashion Week Trends from Top Bridal Designers, Fall 2011

by Azure

February is the month of love, but not only because of Valentine's Day. Couture crazed fashion worshipers fall in love this time of year, as New York Fashion Week is in full swing. Some of our favorite bridal designers, like Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Packham, and newbie Jason Wu, have unveiled their Fall 2011 RTW collections, and boy oh boy are they gorgeous! Some clear trends from Fashion Week thus far... 1. Romantic lace 2. Luxurious texture 3. Feathers 4. Metallics 5. Animal...

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Designer Wedding Dresses and Bling for the Fashionista turned Recessionista!

by Azure

We already know and love sample sale websites like Gilt.com and Rue La La. But listen up, style-savvy brides-to-be! A new site offering deep discounts on designer fashions & accessories has hit the web, and it's "wedded to fashion and committed to bringing you the most coveted finds for your once in a lifetime moments, all at once in a lifetime prices." The Aisle New York launched in October, 2010, and this members-only website offers 50% discounts on designer duds for your wedding...

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Bridal Style Trends from 2011 SAG Awards Red Carpet

by Azure

We did some major trend-spotting on Sunday night’s SAG Awards 2011 red carpet! From sleek column silhouettes to waist-cinching belts, Hollywood A-Listers were dressed to impress! Natalie Portman was a vision in a white Azzaro column gown accented with a sparkly silver embellishment at the neck. Julianna Margulies donned her column in red (designed by YSL), and Kyra Sedgwick chose classic black. The column is also known as the sheath silhouette, and this contemporary shape works...

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Elie Saab Dresses and Details from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week!

by Azure

Get inspired by these jaw-dropping creations by Elie Saab! Now we're not suggesting you spend $15,000 on a haute couture wedding dress. But it doesn't hurt to look now does it? Designer Elie Saab gets it right season after season, whether it's bridal, ready to wear, or high-fashion couture. Saab's Spring 2011 couture line was just unveiled, and it's overflowing with eye-catching details. There's definitely an element of romance, with lots of lace, feminine floral applique and...

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