Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Sarah Houston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Sarah Houston cannot be summed up in a single word- it can’t be placed into a box and tied up in a pretty bow. Reason being, each dress that Sarah designs is uniquely inspired by her travels to some of the most romantic places in the world… medieval castles in England & Spain, churches and cathedrals in Italy & France, and inspiring art galleries and museums throughout Europe. Each and every dress in this line is truly unique. In...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Tara Keely Wedding Dresses

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These are fabulous wedding dresses, ladies! I can't say I knew much about Tara Keely prior to New York market... and I guess I still don't know too much! But what I do know, is that I LOVE this Spring 2010 line! Simplicity is key with this collection. These gowns aren't suited for a bride seeking high drama, but they are perfect for a more demure, sophisticated, modern bride. I love the deep sweetheart necklines in the third photo, and the beautiful satin or organza ribbons...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Katarina Bocci Wedding Dresses

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Katarina Bocci's Spring 2010 wedding dresses are fit for a queen. This is her very first bridal couture collection, and she definitely hit the mark! Although unique and one-of-a-kind, the wedding dresses in the photo above follow suit with the Spring 2010 trends. On the left (the La Regina), this gorgeous drop waist creation features a one-shoulder design made from oversized hand-made rosettes. The dress on the right (the Vivian) is much more simple and understated, with hints of...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alvina Valenta Wedding Dresses

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The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Alvina Valenta is romantic, dreamy and youthful. The line incorporates many of the big trends this season- fabric floral details, full tulle skirts, and hints of alencon lace. But, that's not to say that this line is just like all the rest! The youthful and dreamy look is achieved through soft strapless curved necklines, lightly jeweled fabric florals, and scattered crystals throughout the bodices. And I love the covered buttons and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jim Hjelm Wedding Dresses

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Hits of lace, deep-v backs, plunging necklines, sumptuous fabrics, and flower appliqués galore! Sitting front row at the Jim Hjelm press show in New York was quite a treat! We had a bird’s eye view of all the fabulousness of this Spring 2010 collection! How amazing are the “illusion” straps on the wedding dress above? And I die over the luxurious blush silk satin color in the beautiful strapless gown below. I adore the plunging sweetheart necklines on a lot of the Spring...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Amy Michelson

by Azure

Plunging, intricate backs have always been her thing, and this season, Amy Michelson knocked it out of the park. I've always thought that one of the sexiest parts on a woman is her back, and Michelson's Spring 2010 wedding dresses frame, highlight and showcase these feminine curves. We've already talked about the big Spring 2010 runway trends, and Amy Michelson incorporated some of these into her collection with style and grace. For the flower appliques, Michelson got creative and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pixton Couture

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A new designer to the scene, Kimberly Pixton of Pixton Couture is as cute as a button. While her background as an NFL cheerleader and designing cheer uniforms has aided her in creating body conscious silhouettes that truly flatter the female form, her designs are anything but Ra Ra Ra!!! In fact, her Spring 2010 wedding dresses evoke old Hollywood glamour and vintage sophistication. We had the pleasure of attending a private runway show with Kimberly, her model, and her four...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

While at Chicago's Bridal Market, we were on a very serious mission... Wedding Dress Trend Spotting! We've got quite the running list of trends that are popping up in most designer's Spring 2010 Collections, a couple of which are below.... - Tulle: Tulle is back and better than ever! If you've always dreamed of a fairytale wedding, this may be the trend for you. - Hints of Lace: Lace is so classic and beautiful, and designers are really ramping up their use of this traditional...

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