Steal a Designer Wedding Dress! Peter Langner, Rivini

by Azure

I'm not going to say much, because I have a sneaking suspicion these deals won't last long! But today on The Aisle New York, Peter Langner and Riviniwedding dresses are on sale, and there are huge discounts! A heavenly Langner gown that retails for nearly $12,000? $3,990 on The Aisle New York! You can score a $4,500 creation for a cool $1,625, and there are plenty of gorgeous dresses in the $2000 range. I don't know about you, but whether I'm shopping for classic pumps or a black...

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The Illustrated Bride on Etsy Weddings

by Azure

About Bride Chic How's this for a conversation piece? Imagine it's post wedding time and your bridal gown has either been preserved or donated. You're left with this beautiful work of art you can hang on your wall or display. Custom bridal illustrations are a new concept and way to reminisce about your wedding dress. Inspired by the idea of an illustration hanging as a conversation piece, Jennifer Hancock began illustrating while designing at Miosa Couture. Sketching designs,...

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Super New 2011 Wedding Dresses You May Have Missed

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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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White by Vera Wang Wedding Dresses Have Arrived!

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The day has finally arrived! After years of drooling over Vera Wangwedding dresses, knowing full well a Vera gown would break the wedding budget, the White by Vera Wang collection is here! 12 swoon-worthy White by Vera Wang dresses are available at David's Bridal stores across the U.S., and these affordable new gowns will blow you away! They look totally couture; chic, well-constructed, dramatic, whimsical. Check out a few of my favorite White by Vera Wang creations, then head...

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Bridal Style Trends from 2011 SAG Awards Red Carpet

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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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Wedding Dresses 2011 Style Trend: Crazy for Corsets

by Azure

Voluminous ballgowns are definitely on-trend for 2011. And what goes best with a fluffy, layered, larger-than-life ball gown skirt? A waist-cinching corset of course! If you have any insecurities about your waist or midsection, a corset-style bodice is a wonderful choice. The tailored structure will suck everything in and hide any imperfections, and when paired with a big ballgown skirt, your waist will look teeny tiny. Reem Acra is one of the best when it comes to bridal corsets....

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Top Eco-Friendly Wedding Dress Designers for 2011

by Azure

Are you an eco-chic bride looking for an environmentally-friendly wedding dress designer? Then look no further! Here's our list of the top 5 eco-friendly wedding dress designers that may have the ONE for you! 1. Jessica Iverson Couture: made from natural silk chiffon and silk cotton satin, Jessica Iverson Couture wedding dresses are natural and beautiful. The eco-luxe fabric is embellished with dazzling beading or touches of lace, making these bridal gowns truly...

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2011 Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight- Luly Yang

by Azure

About Bride Chic Every fall, Seattle based designer, Luly Yang creates a new bridal collection centered around a particular theme. This year's inspiration was The Ocean. In her opening letter in the show program, Luly wrote: "This year's show takes its lighthearted inspiration from the seemingly endless variety of life that lives in our ocean. I found myself with a child-like curiosity of this mysterious underwater world, inspired by the infinite range of movement, texture and color...

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2009 Wedding Dress Trends: Floral Details

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I've been wanting to post about 2009 wedding dress trends for some time now, but there are so many fabulous looks this season that I didn't know where to start! I decided to bite the bullet today and share with you some of my favorite dresses with eye-catching floral embellishments. This feminine and sophisticated trend took the Spring '09 catwalks by storm, as some designers added subtle, delicate rosettes to inconspicuous places, while others went bold with massive corsages at the...

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Bride Chic: BEYOND WHITE

by Azure

About Bride Chic Would you get married in black? Once upon a time most women did. In the 1800's brides wore everyday colors, mostly darker, somber ones. Today when we think black though, brides rarely come to mind. It's usually a shade reserved by society for widows and vamps. But times are a' changin' ladies. We're in the midst of an era where we're looking beyond the white philosophy that's defined wedding fashion for two centuries. No longer restricted to white on white, red, blue...

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