30 Beautiful Vintage Wedding Gowns

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your special Something Old, there are plenty of different directions you can go in. But if a vintage wedding dress is what you choose, you'll be walking the white aisle in something totally unique to you...and you may also save big on your limited wedding budget! Bridal fashion is forever changing and what's on-trend today might be out before you know it. Luckily, the vintage bridal stunners below (from the 1900's on) hit all the right notes! Start...

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Italian Romance: 2012 Wedding Dresses by Atelier Aimee

by Azure

Looking for pure drama in your wedding dress? Then Italian designer Atelier Aimee has a bridal collection for you! Atelier Aimee channels old world opulence and European romance in its 2012 Romeo and Juliet bridal line. Waist-cinching corsets are lavishly beaded, embroidered and adorned, and tiers of ruffles cascade down a-line, princess and ballgown skirts. Atelier Aimee is not afraid of the bustle and while I'm typically not a bustle kinda gal, the wedding dress below (photo 2,...

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Bridal Gowns and Veils Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by Azure

About Bride Chic Mix the lightest gossamer lace and tulle with vintage fifties hourglass silhouettes and we came up with the sheer romanticism found in these images. These are all evocative and inspired by the ethereal nature of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; you'll find the purest white to tea-dyed rosey beiges, all the newest additions to Amy-Jo Tatum's wedding dress collection. I have to add in here, working with photo journalist and wedding photographer Dominic...

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Bridal Style Inspiration from Valentino

by Azure

We're always looking to designer catwalks for bridal style inspiration. And after checking out Valentino's Resort 2012 collection, we couldn't wait to show off our favorite gowns and frocks! The dresses in Valentino's 2012 collection are light as a feather, floating down the runway with style and grace. I could totally see Kate Middleton rocking any one of these gowns, couldn't you? Feminine details, like 3D floral embroidery and flutter sleeves, adorn luxe silk and chiffon and...

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Convertible Wedding Dresses: The Long and Short of It

by Azure

About Bride Chic If you see yourself dressing for the ceremony in a totally different light than the reception I have some great news. Finnish born London transplant, Catherina Eden has premiered a new bridal line recently that adapts to the occasion. In her South Wimbledon Atelier called, My Eden, she creates gowns for brides who want to add or subtract layers as the party goes on... convertible wedding dresses that will take your breath away! She offers wedding dresses that work one...

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2012 Wedding Dresses Preview: Manuel Mota for Pronovias

by Azure

How could you not love these wedding dresses by Manuel Mota? Pronovias (one of my favorite bridal design houses) is sharing a sneak peek of all their 2012 collections, and I'm head-over-heels for the Manuel Mota bridal gowns! I've come to expect a high-fashion edge fused with romantic whimsy from Mota's wedding dress creations, and the 2012 collection delivers in a big way. I love so many of these dresses, I can't possibly pick my favorite... Which gown from Manuel Mota's 2012...

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Vintage-Inspired 2011 Wedding Dresses by Belle and Bunty

by Azure

About Bride Chic The two woman design team of Belle and Bunty out of London have created one of the most cutting edge/vintagewedding dress collections I've ever laid eyes upon. Here it is, Art Deco-inspired with hanging jewels and some modern textures thrown into the mix. It's obvious both Hannah and Alice have a real passion for 1920s-30s costume. Only the best and purest silks are used for these gowns that not only look but feel fabulous when you put one on. Turnaround time...

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New 2011 Wedding Dress Designers: Isaac Mizrahi Goes Bridal!

by Azure

Isaac Mizrahi has walked down the aisle with... The Aisle New York! Yesterday, Mizrahi unveiled his chic bridal collection custom-created for the online wedding boutique, and I'm head over heels for this stylish line! Mizrahi spotlights two 2011 wedding dresstrends in his exclusive bridal collection. The peplum (a short overskirt attached to the dress) and Point d'Esprit tulle dot fabric. I love the toned-down polka dot look of Point d'Esprit! Make sure you check out these 3 tips...

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2011 Wedding Dresses: 3 Tips to Buying Your Gown Online

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com In a world where technology dominates, is it a surprise that buying wedding dresses online is a rising trend? What you can’t find in a store, you will find on the Internet… and probably for less too. If purchasing a dress online is in your future, keep in mind these helpful tips as you browse around the great-big WWW. 1. Know What You Are Looking For Having an idea of what you are looking for is a great start, but actually...

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Reese Witherspoon: Blushing Bride in Light Pink Wedding Dress

by Azure

While Reese Witherspoon's people have done a great job of keeping her wedding details hush hush, we finally know a little bit more about the dress! Monique Lhuillier custom-designed a light pinkstrapless wedding dress just for the starlet. For her wedding day heels, Reese chose a luxe pair of Jimmy Choo bridal sandals. Of course, one wedding dress wasn't enough! For Reese's wedding reception, she changed into a short white cocktail frock. Have you checked out OneWed's designer...

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