9 Wedding Dress DON’Ts for Brides to Avoid

by Azure

Engagement season is coming to a close, and all our newly engaged brides-to-be are thinking about finding that perfect wedding dress! We already know that 2012 brides have more options than ever (with tons of new-age styles and on-trend details to choose from), which makes shopping for the dress that much more fun! But it also makes for a perilous journey, chockfull of opportunity and temptation to make the wrong style choice. Luckily, we're here to help! To ensure your white...

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From Red Carpet to White Aisle: Five Favorite Dresses at 2012 Grammys

by Azure

We already shared the beautiful hair & makeup looks from the 2012 Grammy Awards.  But what about the gorgeous gowns? We spotted five heavenly dresses perfect for your wedding day, three for the ceremony, two for the reception.  Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift looked incredible in sparkly mermaid dresses by Zuhair Murad and Gomez-Gracia.  Both gowns featured daring open backs and on-trend sleeves, full-length for Underwood, delicate cap sleeves for Swift. Kelly Rowland...

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Fall 2012 RTW Favorites for 2012 Brides

by Azure

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is in full swing, which means lots of bridal style eye candy from the top fashion designers. As we often like to do, we've scoured the collections in search of the most gorgeous creations so you don't have to! Here are our favorite styles for your pre and post-wedding soirees (think rehearsal dinner and wedding reception) from all the ready-to-wear Fall 2012 collections unveiled thus far...

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New Concepts in Shopping for a Wedding Dress

by Bride Chic

The last couple years we've been hearing about the new concept out there, In Home Boutiques, offering everything from sportswear to lingerie. Defined, they are just that: A clothing store in a private residence allowing for that one-on-one shopping experience by appointment only. As of Febuary 5, Bride, an 'in home bridal boutique' in Los Angeles is open for brides wanting something a little different. Owned and run by designer, Maria Diaz, Bride carries pieces from...

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Fall in Love with Collette Dinnigan Bridal

by Azure

Ooo la la! Get ready to swoon, because Collette Dinnigan's 2012 wedding dresses are out of this world gorgeous! The moment I feasted my eyes on the True Romance collection, I knew I had to share! Pairing classic silhouettes and necklines with decadent details and embroidery, Collette delivers bridal gowns perfect for classic brides with stylish sides. You'll notice lots of on-trend touches (illusion necklines, dainty cap sleeves) and a few non-white stunners, pretty lace...

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Bridal Designer Spotlight: Johanna Johnson

by Azure

Have you met Johanna Johnson? If not, it's about time you got to know this stellar bridal designer! If you adore Jenny Packham's vintage-inspired style and the slinky fabrics she works with, you'll love Johanna Johnson's bridal gowns. And if you've already found your dream wedding dress, you must check out Johnson's bridal accessories collection! It's simply to die for. With pieces perfect for free-spirited flower child brides, 1920's-inspired glamazons and brides seeking soft...

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Pronovias Wedding Accessories Have Arrived!

by Azure

At long last, one of our favorite bridal designers, Pronovias, has unveiled its beautiful bridal accessories collection! Offering veils and wedding hair pieces, shoes, sashes, shawls and bridal bling, there are so many covet-worthy pieces for 2012 brides.  If you adore the transparency trend happening right now, you'll be over the moon for the chic bridal jackets.  If the fanciful feathers trend is more your style, check out the lovely bridal fascinators and wedding head chic....

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Dreamy Dresses by Valentino, Spring 2012 Couture

by Azure

Prints, watercolors and loads of alluring illusion fabric, Valentino's Spring 2012 Couture collection is a dream come true! Valentino effortlessly fused the extravagance of couture and decadent Marie Antoinette details with soft, whispery elegance and old-world modesty. And the outcome was grand! The barely there prints were feminine and lovely, and high sheer necklines and long, transparent sleeves paid homage to the ill-fated queen. We adore the pristine white coat (in photo...

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White Aisle Looks Gone Terribly Wrong

by Azure

Every bride’s worst nightmare is a wedding day disaster.  Rain on a should-be sunny day.  Wedding flowers that arrive wilted.  Your pristine wedding cake knocked to the floor by the one child you KNEW should have been kept off the wedding guest list.  We could go on and on about wedding day disasters, but that is not what this article is about.  Not really, anyway. From time to time, the wedding day disaster happens right on the white aisle, and stands its ground from the...

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Wedding Dress Inspiration from the 2012 Golden Globes

by Azure

The red carpet at last night's Golden Globes was overflowing with bridal style inspiration! Some of the dresses could have come right off the bridal catwalk (one actually did!), and others were just perfect to inspire your white aisle look! Charlize Theron's Dior Couture creation (above) was one of our favorites! And Angelina Jolie's bias cut silk gown by Atelier Versace with red accents and a sultry slit reminded us of the Monique Lhuillier wedding dress below. Supermodels...

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