Bride Chic: Say I Do To J. Crew (And A Few Other Fashion Chains)

by Azure

About Bride Chic I never met anyone who didn't just swoon over J. Crew. Especially after they launched their first bridal collection back in 2004. Since then I'd say they're doing pretty well. So well, they've opened a two story, Madison Avenue bridal salon. The toney loft offers everything from wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and cocktail chic for all the guests. Jewelry designed by Lulu, Dana Lorenz and Miriam Haskel can be found as well as headpieces and veils. However,...

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Be Fabulous Head to Toe, Front to Back: Stunning Low-Back Wedding Dresses

by Azure

We're bringin' sexy back! Bridal fashion eye candy in front and in back? Yes please! Your dream wedding dress shouldn't just make you swoon when you look at the beautiful sweetheart, crumb catcher, or off-the-shoulder neckline. The best wedding dress designers pay just as much attention to the back as they do to the front. Whether it's an open back that scoops down super low, or the use of illusion fabric with intricate beading, brides-to-be deserve to bring their sexy back (in...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Jasper Conran

by Azure

About Bride Chic 'Clothes only have a life when you put them on - they must mould to the life of the wearer' - Jasper Conran Some of the prettiest wedding dresses I've seen this season come from London designer, Jasper Conran's Spring/Summer 2010 bridal collection. Whether it's a slim silhouette or A-line, all carry an earth angel kind of mood in mostly light and airy fabrics. Many of these dresses are so clean-lined, they'd be perfect candidates for customizing with your own...

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Jeweled Necklines, Flawless Fit, And To-Die-For Details: Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

We all know that Priscilla of Boston creates stunning wedding dresses! And because each individual line (Priscilla of Boston, Melissa Sweet, Jewel, and Vineyard Collection) exudes a unique style aesthetic, there is a dream wedding dress for every type of bride-to-be! I’m all about sophisticated glamour and intricate, unexpected details, and the latest dresses from Priscilla of Boston definitely fit the bill. I’ve chosen a few of my favorite styles from the Priscilla of Boston,...

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Bride Chic: Ballet-Inspired Bridal Fashion

by Azure

About Bride Chic How much does ballet influence bridal fashion? Quite a bit. Traditional ballet costume evolved in the era of Johann Strass, a young Queen Victoria, and Giselle, an 1840s ballet choreographed by Aldophe Adam. Think of the classic corps de ballet in long white tulle dresses and floral wreaths and you have, the ballet look. Also reflecting the silhouette of the ballet costume as we know it, Queen Victoria clinched the look when she married Prince Albert wearing yards of...

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Wedding Dresses To Die For: The Latest Styles From Blush By JLM!

by Azure

Still on the hunt for your dream wedding dress? Then check out the newest collection from Blush by JLM! Blush is a simplified, more affordable line from JLM Couture, done so well that none of the WOW factor is lost with the lower price tag. Each dress is soft, romantic, and sophisticated, with a special something that sets it apart; understated glamour at its best! Whether it's a touch of lace at the décolletage, a rich charcoal, peridot, or espresso ribbon sash, a feminine floral...

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Bride Chic: Mermaid Silhouette Wedding Dresses

by Azure

About Bride Chic The Mermaid silhouette comes in many forms. Thanks to a few designers like Elie Saab and Vera Wang the mermaid is enjoying a real comeback. From skirts that flare gently around the knees to larger versions with pouf, they're all back to stay this time. Like the legendary creature herself, the mermaid is half and half: half sheath, half ball gown. Fitted long and snug to the knees then POW! Either a full flared skirt or tiers of ruffles complete the look, sometimes...

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Bachelorette Party Fashion Inspired By Sex And The City 2?  Yes Please!

by Azure

The jury is still out on whether Sex And The City 2 is a solid flick or not. But one thing we know for sure- it’ll be chock full of titillating eye candy for all the fashionistas out there! Whether you consider yourself a Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, or Charlotte, wouldn’t a Sex And The City-themed bachelorette party be a blast!? I’ve chosen two of my favorite looks from SATC2 that would be perfect for your last night out on the town as a single girl! Both Samantha’s look...

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Ann Frances Couture Wedding Dresses: Luxe, Refined, And Fabulously Feminine

by Azure

I’m thrilled to announce the latest addition to our designer wedding dress gallery- the fabulous Ann Frances! Ann Frances wedding dresses are to-die-for, perfect for discerning brides-to-be. If you are seeking pure luxury in the wedding dress you ultimately choose, take a minute to drool over Ann Frances’ Fall 2010 collection. This bridal line is long on luxe fabrics (think silk duchesse satin, silk organza, imported lace), beautiful embellishments of crystals and pearls, and...

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Bride Chic: Cotton Goes Bridal!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Since cotton is the ultimate in laid-back casual, we rarely think of it in terms of bridal wear. Think again. Especially about organdy and swiss cotton. These are some of the finest fabrics in the world and not just for kids' dresses anymore. First-rate cottons like these have always been a stylish option for summer brides and garden weddings. One of the most beautiful wedding dresses I ever designed was a dotted swiss ball gown with an asymmetrical neckline. Savvy...

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