9 Divine Wedding Dresses for Less Than $900!

by Azure

We've been loving Nordstrom's Wedding Suite since it launched last year. But something we love even more? All the affordable designer wedding dresses available through Nordstrom! In the past, it was tough to find a gorgeous wedding dress for less than $1000. Bridal is such a labor of love and requires lots of TLC, so the hefty price tags weren't all too shocking. But thanks to Nordstrom and designers like Tadashi Shoji, Sue Wong and BCBG, budget-friendly bridal has never looked...

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Vintage Wedding Dresses, the Real Deal

by Azure

About Bride Chic Some of the prettiest real deal vintage wedding dresses you'll find on good old Etsy. That's right! Today's finds come mostly from the early 20th Century but that's just one niche. You'll find authentic pieces from the 30s,40s, hourglass 50s silhouettes, as well as Audreyesque faves from the 60s. Going even further onward with Boho 70s chic evolving into the Praire Revival of the 1980s, you'll find Laura Ashley and Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock. For the...

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La Boheme: Bohemian Bridal Style Inspiration

by Azure

Bohemian style has taken the fashion and wedding industry by storm this year! And never has it looked quite so sophisticated! When I think 'Bohemian', I think peace, love and harmony, making the boheme style perfect for couples' I Do's! Wedding dress designers like Claire Pettibone and eco-chic Adele Wechsler really embody the bohemian aesthetic. Nature-inspired details like 3D floral applique and cascading petals adorn featherlight dresses, while flutter sleeves and empire...

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2011 Wedding Dresses by Justin Alexander

by Azure

Take a look at the latest and greatest wedding dresses by Justin Alexander! Aren't they lovely? Justin Alexander has a way of updating classic bridal styles to reflect today's trends and brides' tastes. So if you're a traditional bride with a keen eye for fashion, you'll love the Justin Alexander collection. I am head-over-heels in love with the wedding dress pictured above. I adore the vintage chic lace and the texture it adds to this romantic stunner; I love the color, a...

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Elie Saab Dresses: Sleeves, Beads and Sheer Illusion Necklines

by Azure

My obsession with Elie Saab has been well documented. And I'm not the only die-hard fan... of the 300+ wedding dress designers featured in our designer dress gallery, Elie Saab is one of the top three most favorited designers! Every time this incredible designer unveils a new collection, I fall in love just a little bit more. There are so many reasons to love Elie Saab. First, he uses featherlight fabrics, sheer chiffons and sky high slits to give his dresses incredible movement...

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Couture 2011 Dresses to Inspire Your Wedding Day Look

by Azure

From Paris with love... Couture 2011 has arrived! There's no denying that high-fashion catwalks provide fabulous bridal style inspiration. Especially when designers are showing their incredible couture creations! Two of my favorite Couture 2011 collections thus far--Giambattista Valli and Valentino. Giambattista Valli's debut collection at Paris Haute Couture left fashionistas begging for more. From Jackie O-inspired coats and shifts to feather-embellished little white dresses,...

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Sleeved Wedding Dress Inspiration- Legends by Romona Keveza

by Azure

Kate Middleton set the sleeved wedding dress trend on fire with her classic Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. And now our favorite designers, like Romona Keveza, are catering to the unique tastes of today's brides with sleeved dresses in a variety of styles. Romona Keveza dresses have a feminine fluidity and figure-flattering style unlike anything we've seen. And we've adored the designer's more budget-friendly bridal line, Legends by Romona Keveza, since it...

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Float Down the White Aisle with this Wedding Dress Designer!

by Azure

Have you met Pepe Botella? I had not... but once I discovered this killer Spanish designer, I couldn't wait to share! Pepe Botella bridal gowns exude a style similar to the styles of Aire Barcelona and Pronovias. And you already know that I love me some Aire Barcelona and Pronovias! Romantic, feminine and eye-catchingly beautiful, Pepe Botella has stolen a piece of my heart! Just check out all this lovely. Don't you adore the multitude of different styles and silhouettes, each...

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Slinky Sleeved Gowns and Vibrant Gilded Dresses by Marchesa

by Azure

I often ask if you're ready to swoon, and this time... I really really mean it! Because Marchesa's Resort 2012 collection will take your breath away and inspire your wedding day look and the looks you choose for your bridesmaids. It's almost as if Marchesa's designers were inspired by the Skittles' slogan, taste the rainbow. While there are plenty of chic white gowns perfect for your beach wedding or pre-wedding festivities, I'm all about the vibrant frocks in every color of the...

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Inspired Down the Aisle: Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Lanvin

by Azure

Alexander McQueen's Resort 2012 collection marks Sarah Burton's first big appearance since the royal wedding. And the gorgeous gowns are opulent, regal and fit for a princess! Just check out the details on the dresses above and below. The intricate metallic beading, curve-creating corset bodice, nature-inspired embroidery... I'm absolutely smitten. Gucci interpreted 'resort' in the most literal sense, and the simple white column gown with gold statement belt is perfect for a beach...

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