Bride Chic: White Silks And Lace For A Bombshell Bridal Look

by Azure

About Bride Chic Last week we explored how laces are being used for Spring 2010. This week we're going to be looking at how lace and silk combined can produce some bombshell looks on your wedding day. In the photo below, Venise lace is used to border the fascinator headpiece with net pouf veil. The wedding dress is silk dupioni with a silk chiffon back sash treatment... Feminine and perky can-can look (photo 3): Layers of crinoline petticoat under yards of silk tulle make this...

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Bride Chic: 2010 Wedding Dresses Lace Update

by Azure

About Bride Chic Here it is 2010 and designers continue to create new and magnificent looks with lace. Alencon and Chantilly are the most traditional and some designers like Christos and Priscilla of Boston have kept the classic thing going. On the other side of the coin, designers are using these same laces in inovative ways adding in all the new knits, cottons and crocheted laces resurfacing. Some laces we're seeing are no more than an applied touch on a hem or cuff. Sporting an...

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New York Fashion Week Recap: From Catwalk To White Aisle

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is always a treat! It gives fantastic insight into upcoming fashion trends and hues that'll be hot! The designers' newest collections are also great for inspiring your bridal look. While using your imagination is key (since white is not the primary color floating down the runway), I adore fashion week since it helps brides decide what type of dress is best-suited for them and for their bridesmaids. There were some standout silhouettes this season. Use your...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Peter Langner

by Azure

About Bride Chic If there ever was a purist when it comes to design, I'd have to say Peter Langner is the finest. Just look at these wedding dresses molded and almost sculpted perfectly to the body. Before he got his own thing going, he actually worked under greats like Ungaro, Lacroix, and Mark Bohan for Dior. He premiered his wedding dress collection in Rome in 1991. I knew he studied architecture as it's apparent in his work. Langner designs in the tradition of Italian Couture,...

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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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Bride Chic: Etsy Bridal Designer Showcase

by Azure

About Bride Chic A few weeks back we explored the Etsy designers as today's new genre of trendsetters. Today we're going to be focusing in on some of the most pivotal and talented of those designers, and just plain enjoying the beauty each and every one of them produces... Most all of the wedding dresses you see are made to order and if you contact the designers, chances are you can talk to them personally about customizing the design to your own specifications Above and below are...

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Amy Kuschel: Gorgeous, Romantic, Classic Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you checked out our awesome new wedding dress gallery?? If not, take a look... I promise you won't be disappointed! After pouring over 3,000+ dress photos from over 200 designers, I think it's safe to say I know my wedding dresses! But there was one designer who I wasn't familiar with, who is now one of my faves! Amy Kuschel designs gorgeous wedding dresses that are chic, understated, and simply beautiful. The simplicity that Amy Kuschel brings to her designs makes them...

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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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Peep Toes, Platforms, and Retro-Inspired Pairs: Bridal Shoes for Every Bride

by Azure

Have you checked out our Bridal Shoes Style gallery recently? If not, take a look! We've got something for everyone! Depending upon what type of wedding dress you decide on, you'll want to compliment it with a gorgeous pair of shoes! If Chic and Elegant is what you are going for, Benjamin Adams has some wonderful choices! If you are a Peep Toe kind of gal, check out the Bisset and the Winslet! And if you're having a winter or fall wedding, and open toes just won't cut it, I love...

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Bride Chic: Out of the Cottage- The Artisan as a Trendsetter

by Azure

About Bride Chic Has Etsy become the new Vogue? The way fashion and bridal bloggers are hailing some of those artisan/designers whose one-of-a-kind products grace the site, you'd think so. This new genre of fashion star seems to have left the cottage and moved on to a bigger niche in Bryant Park. Here are a few names: Bonzie, Carol Hannah, Twigs and Honey- all successful designers- all on Etsy. This is a wonderful evolution we're seeing in that the artisan has finally become...

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