Inspired by Escada: From Catwalk to The White Aisle

by Azure

In 2010, brides will be going vintage chic while staying warm and cozy! Outerwear pieces like stoles, shawls, boleros and even cardigans are making a big comeback this year! And with New York Fashion Week in full swing, there's a lot of eye candy from the catwalk to inspire your bridal look. Escada's collection is a great example. For their Fall 2010 line, they drew inspiration from two distinct places- from the works of 1930's artist Tamara de Lempicka and from the European...

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Dessy Style Board: Backyard Rustic Chic

by Azure

According to the experts (and included in our Top Trends for 2010), brides will be kicking off their 4" heels, letting their hair down, and planningdown home weddings that are long on comfort and charm throughout 2010. You've gotta love the move toward rustic chic affairs, where mom and dad's backyard, or an old barn, are the perfect wedding venues. I adore the freedom this type of wedding offers brides and grooms- as you start with a blank canvas of natural beauty, and dress it up...

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Bride Chic: Window Shopping: Getting The Most Out Of Your Wedding Dress Search

by Azure

About Bride Chic The dream starts at the shop window. In the old days--before the Internet and 'online' even existed, window shopping was the best way to begin the gown search. Department stores were once the number one arena for gown inspiration even if you were, "just looking". And if you happened to be in Bergdorf's or B.Altman's... well, there you were amidst all that tulle and satin. Fast forward 50 years: Actually getting out and previewing gowns in their three dimensional form...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Cymbeline

by Azure

About Bride Chic Cymbeline does it again. Consistently, this Paris design house gets it right as far as classic chic goes. Check out the draped collar in the first photo... and ooooh la la! touches of red in the third! Helpful Links: - Find your perfect wedding dress - Pair it with a fab pair of bridal heels! - 2010 wedding dress collections

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Wishpot’s Favorite Trendy Wedding Accessories for 2010

by Azure

This month Wishpot brings you our favorite wedding accessory trends for the new year! From retro veils to chunky jewelry, we are loving all of these fun creative ways to make your wedding more fashionable and modern! When it comes to veils, vintage is back with all of its glory! Many brides are sporting the much shorter, face-framing “bird cage veil” which we believe will be all the rage this year. Wearing these with more tight-fitting gowns is the best way to show them off....

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2010 SAG Awards: Celeb Fashion Done Right to Inspire your Bridal Look!

by Azure

What did you think of the red carpet fashion at the 2010 SAG awards? We tuned in, and thought the stars brought it classier, sassier and more red hot than at the Globes! Here are some of our faves, perfect for your pre-wedding parties and your big day! Christina Applegate wowed in a stunning Roberto Cavalli v-neck number. I adore the sky blue hue and Swarovski beading detail on the shoulders! And how fab was Kate Hudson, with that plunging back and slinky silhouette!? Kyra...

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Bride Chic: The Big Sleeve Comeback!

by Azure

About Bride Chic With necklines rising it is invariable we'd see the return of a few sleeves this season. Until lately (like the last twenty years or so), bridal fashion was a very restricted zone. With so many rules to follow, modesty was the most crucial. Covering one's self up as much as possible was de riguer, a throwback to 19th century propriety when brides symbolized purity and virginity. Fast forward to the 21st century and brides are celebrating a fashion liberation. Finally...

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Bride Chic: Salute To Adrian, The King Of Hollywood Glamour

by Azure

About Bride Chic When Hollywood designers are mentioned, two stand head and shoulders above all others: Adrian and Edith Head. Head of course had flair and that remarkable staying power. In a highly competitive arena, she outlasted just about every designer for two generations in Hollywood(or was it 3?). Then there was Adrian. He just had magnificent talent. Born Adrian Adolph Greenberg, he was head of costume at MGM from 1928-1942 in a time that would mark his fourteen-year reign...

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A Unique Perspective on Bridal Fashion: A Modest Bride

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Debbie ofModest Couture(the only modest-style bridal shop in all of Missouri!) Modesty has evolved over the course of American History. Showing too much ankle was once considered immodest. Over the past several decades, however, wedding dresses have become more revealing. In fact, it’s only been in the last 10-15 years that strapless wedding gowns have become the conventional bridal fashion. As a result, modest wedding dresses have become more difficult to find...

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Bride Chic: Glove Chic For Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic I was online this morning searching out gloves to pair up with some of my wedding dresses for a photo shoot. Once I ran across these awesome images I just had to do something on glove chic. Especially at this time of year when weddings get a little more formal and gloves help warm up hands and arms. Whether crocheted shorties or long, opera length lending that aspect of drama— gloves are glamorous and really tie a bridal look together. Luckily there are no rules...

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