2011 Micro Wedding Trend- Haute Couture Bridal Headpieces

by Azure

While wedding decor will be scaled back for 2011 weddings, bridal style will not! One micro trend for 2011 focuses on the bride's beautiful blushing... head. Yes, head! More and more brides will don dramatic bridal headpieces instead of traditional bridal veils. From haute couture fascinators to retro embellished turbans, brides will show their style from head to toe! I love the bridal headwear from Jennifer Behr (who also designs to-die-for bridal belts) and Twigs and Honey. ...

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Royal Wedding Dresses of Great Britain- Princess Margaret

by Azure

About Bride Chic Norman Hartnell, royal dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth, designed Princess Margaret's wedding dress, too, although the assignment was a bit different. Princess Margaret, who married celeb photographer Anthony Armstrong-Jones, was something of a fashion plate despite her petite stature. Thus she was not a crown princess who had to stick to such strict protocol, meaning the creative process in creating her gown was opened up. Margaret didn't want any fussy details...

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Splurge vs. Steal Bridal Style- Wedding Dresses, Shoes, Accessories

by Azure

Who doesn't love a good steal? Especially when you're planning to make one of the biggest investments of your life... your wedding! Below are some of my favorite Splurge vs. Steals at the moment! 1. Hot Bridal Heels Splurge- CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA Paloma satin platform pumps via Net-a-Porter, $840. Steal- NINA Nevapeep-toe bridal heels, $99.95. 2. To-Die-For Wedding Dresses Splurge- VALENTINO Bow-embellished silkwedding dress via Net-a-Porter, $5,690. Steal- ROKSANDA ILINCIC Gallia...

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Royal Wedding Dresses of Great Britain- Queen Elizabeth

by Azure

About Bride Chic Kate Middleton's wedding dress is the Christmas morning anticipation of not only the bridal but fashion world. I thought it might be fun to look back through the eras and see who was wearing what designed by who. Let's start with Queen Elizabeth, shall we? Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten of Greece and Denmark in 1947. On the Queen and Duke’s 60th wedding anniversary, an exhibition ran at Buckingham Palace commemorating that day when post-war...

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Fall 2010 Marchesa Wedding Dresses- Sleek Columns, Couture Details

by Azure

It's no wonder Hollywood celebs like Kate Hudson, SJP and Eva Longoria die for bridal designer Marchesa. A red carpet simply is not complete without Marchesa gowns. And since every bride wants to look like a star when she walks down the white aisle, you must check out the latest Marchesa wedding dresses! Marchesa's Fall 2010 collection is elegant and romantic with a hint of vintage chic. The Gemma dress above (left) is probably my favorite of all the 2010 designs. I can just...

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2011 Wedding Dresses and Bridal Accessories from Badgley Mischka Bride

by Azure

On Monday, we showed off a few lovely lace wedding dresses from Badgley Mischka Bride's 2011 collection. But the 2011 line is chockfull of drool-worthy creations... so let's take a peek at the rest of the 2011 Badgley Mischka stunners, shall we? Badgley Mischka Bride doesn't just design beautiful wedding dresses. They take it one step further, helping brides complete their wedding day looks. Badgley Mischka created gorgeous bridal accessories to coordinate with each 2011 dress, and...

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2011 Wedding Dresses by Claire Pettibone: Romantic and Enchanted!

by Azure

Now this, my friends, is couture wedding porn if I’ve ever seen it! We got an inside look at Claire Pettibone’s Spring 2011 bridal runway show- Spirit of the Night- and it is aaaaamazing! When I think of heaven on earth, this is exactly what it looks like! Beautiful nymph-like creatures floating effortlessly down the runway... soft, teased curls that are larger than life... and wedding dresses that make your knees weak and your jaw drop! Nature was definitely a key inspiration...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Romona Keveza

by Azure

Check out the latest and greatest from bridal designer Romona Keveza! Keveza's Spring 2011 collection covers all the bridal bases, from slinky satin sheath style dresses, to full ballgown couture creations. It's no wonder celebs like Lea Michele and Angelina Jolie choose Romona Keveza for their red carpet looks. Keveza's dresses are superbly feminine & fit like a glove, and she offers cuts & silhouettes suitable for every body type and style! The Spring 2011 Romona Keveza...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses: Ultra-Feminine, Romantic Bridal Style

by Azure

How would you define your bridal style? Do you love clouds of tulle, silk covered buttons, and delicate floral applique? If this sounds like you, there's a new kid on the block who could turn your bridal style vision into a romantic reality! Tony Hamawy is the latest couture designer to launch a wedding dress collection, and his Spring 2011 line is oozing with understated elegance and regal European detailing. The sumptuous fabrics... silk crepes, rich organzas, pleated silk...

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Romantic Wedding Dresses- Bride Chic Introduces The New English Rose

by Azure

About Bride Chic Say hello to the new English Rose. Drawing from the inspiration of THE waif/Goth/fairy-tale, wedding dressdesignerSharon Bowen's new English Romantics Collection pieces are stunning, perfect for the bride wanting that storybook quality mixed with cutting edge style. I'd call each one of these bridal looks inspiring for the roguish brides out there... What do you think of the new English Rose?? Is this ethereal bridal style right for you?

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