Dare to Walk the Aisle Draped in Ombre?

by Azure

If you loved our ombre inspiration board, these decadent dresses will blow your mind! The texture-rich confection above is perfect for a whimsical winter wedding, and the pretty pink dress below captures the essence of a romantic garden wedding in Spring. Would you pull a Gwen Stefani and wear an ombre wedding dress down your white aisle? Post a comment below, tweet us up, or get the discussion going on Facebook!

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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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Spring 2012 Couture for Your White Aisle Style

by Azure

Spring 2012 Couture has arrived, which means endless bridal style eye candy for your fashionable walk down the aisle! One of our favorite trends for 2012 bridal- touches of sheer- made a major appearance on the couture catwalks, as did fancy prints, sultry slits and feathery details.  Christian Dior's dresses were some of the best, and Giambattista Valli unveiled tons of lacey white frocks perfect for your wedding reception.  We love all the sophisticated black touches gracing...

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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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Yestadt Millinery plus BHLDN Bridal Couture

by Azure

About Bride Chic Looking for some jazzy head chic? Yestadt Millinery has teamed up with BHLDN. Their couture bridal collection (also available through the Yestadt website) focuses on bird cage veils, soft blushers and--beleive it or not-- lace turbans. Look for some gorgeous detailing like out of the ordinary handmade silk flowers, plumage and delicate peau d'ange laces... Helpful Links Bridal fascinators Elie Saab couture inspiration

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Bridal Designer Amy-Jo Tatum Dishes on Sarah Houston Couture!

by Azure

About Bride Chic We couldn't wait to share the 2011 couture collection from bridal designer Sarah Houston! You can view all the WHITE by Sarah Houston wedding dresses and read my thoughts, but today a real expert weighs in! Our fab weekly guest blogger, Bride Chic, loves the WHITE collection too, and here's what she had to say... Loving these brand new additions to Sarah Houston's White Collection. This Toranto-based designer combines romanticism and a hint of vintage along with...

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2011 Couture Bridal Gowns: White Collection by Sarah Houston

by Azure

We love us some Sarah Houston and her 2011 couture line, the WHITE Collection, is really something special! Houston's luxurious gowns are timeless and elegant with a touch of old world charm. Some of the dresses are heavily embellished with intricate beadwork and applique, while others are left unadorned. But all of the 2011 gowns, simple or detail-heavy, are beyond gorgeous! If you're looking to suck in your midsection with a corset bodice, there are some lovely choices in...

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Marchesa Fall 2011 RTW: Looks from New York Fashion Week

by Azure

A midnight fairytale from yesteryear is how I'd sum up Marchesa's Fall 2011 RTW collection. Juxtaposing dark with ethereal, dramatic volume with paper-thin silhouettes, this collection will take you to a land far, far away. Many of the trends from NY Fashion Week shows of Jason Wu and Monique Lhuillier made their way down the Marchesa catwalk. Dresses in black, white and red dominated, romantic lace, feathers and metallic beading adorned, and luxe texture enveloped. Marchesa's...

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NY Fashion Week Trends from Top Bridal Designers, Fall 2011

by Azure

February is the month of love, but not only because of Valentine's Day. Couture crazed fashion worshipers fall in love this time of year, as New York Fashion Week is in full swing. Some of our favorite bridal designers, like Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Packham, and newbie Jason Wu, have unveiled their Fall 2011 RTW collections, and boy oh boy are they gorgeous! Some clear trends from Fashion Week thus far... 1. Romantic lace 2. Luxurious texture 3. Feathers 4. Metallics 5. Animal...

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