Fall 2011 Marchesa Wedding Dresses: Sleek and Sophisticated

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Season after season, the Marchesa bridal gowns are decadent and dreamy! And its Fall 2011 collection does not disappoint! Romantic touches of lace abound and clouds of tulle add a hint of whimsy. Clusters of feminine rosettes adorn wedding dress necklines and on-trend sheer illusion fabric is used liberally. Intricate gold and silver beading applied to Marchesa's sheer necklines adds a regal, eye-catching touch. If you're on the hunt for the perfect LWD for your wedding...

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Flawless Head-to-Toe: Elizabeth Fillmore Bridal Gowns, 2011

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Elizabeth Fillmore's latest bridal collection is anything but ordinary! Taking modern romance to beautiful new highs, to say that Elizabeth FIllmore's 2011 wedding dresses are swoon-worthy is an understatement. Each gown is a true work of art, and there are several stunners for brides loving the sleeve trend. If you have killer long legs, show them off at the wedding reception in a feminine frock like the one above. The French embroidered lace oozes romance, while the super short...

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Parisian Chic Bridal Gowns by Lily Allen’s Dress Designer

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British singer Lily Allen tied the knot this weekend, and her wedding dress was a romantic bride's dream come true! Allen walked down the aisle covered in ivory lace, and her sleeved vintage-inspired bridal gown was designed by Parisian talent Delphine Manivet. As you know, we're loving the sleeve trend for 2011-2012 brides. And when modest sleeves are paired with a sultry open back, the perfect balance between classic and contemporary comes to fruition. Just check out all this...

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Rosa Clara Spring 2012 Bridal Gowns: Lace Luxury, Sleeved Romance

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If you loved Kate Middleton's royal wedding dress, then Rosa Clara's Spring 2012 bridal collection is sure to make you swoon! Soft, classic and romantic, if you walk down the aisle in a Rosa Clara confection, you will take your grooms breath away. There's an ethereal quality to these gorgeous gowns, and lace, textural details and beading embellishments are perfectly applied. There are some killer crystal-encrusted bridal belts, too! We've seen a major wedding dress trend blossom...

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First Look: Spring 2012 Bridal Gowns by Aire Barcelona

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Romantic, elegant and feminine, these Spring 2012 wedding dresses from Aire Barcelona are divine! Season after season, the Aire Barcelona bridal gowns take my breath away. While the overall style of these gorgeous confections are classically bridal, on-trend details like touches of lace, beaded bridal belts and whimsical feather abound. If you love the modern bustle trend, there are some lovely choices (like the Petunia and Piamonte). And hand-pleating and rushing applied to...

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Fall 2011 Wedding Dresses by Anne Barge: Rich and Regal

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Anne Barge recently showed off her Fall 2011 bridal collection at New York market. And we've got photos of all the latest styles to inspire your wedding day look! Designed for the modern bride who loves luxury and romance, these bridal gowns are so right! What I love about Anne Barge is her knack for incorporating the perfect amount of detail, not over-the-top but eye-catching nonetheless. I was thrilled to see this designer's use of sheer illusion fabric. Adding a little...

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Lake Tahoe Wedding: Sophisticated Color Palette, Lace and Feather Accents

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Featured Wedding by Kendall Price Photography Claire and Cole's August, 2010 wedding took place above the deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe. The bride chose a sophisticated wedding color palette of ivories, creams, and champagnes with touches of black. Claire's gorgeous Enzoaniwedding dress (which had a glamorous vintage feel with a ruched bodice accented by embellished floral rosettes) served as inspiration for the entire wedding day. Bronze sashes with beaded floral rosettes were...

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Romantic Wedding Style and Inspiration: Lovely Lace

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The Fashion Week catwalks in New York, London and Milan were dripping with romantic lace. Many designers paired the feminine embellishment with hard accents (think zippers, leather) or competing textures (fur, feathers). And the finished looks were inspiring. To create a romantic atmosphere at your wedding ceremony and reception, try incorporating lace into your bridal style and wedding decor. A lace wedding dress is a timeless option, and you can search hundreds of lace gowns in...

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Customize and Embellish Your Wedding Dress by Bride Chic

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About Bride Chic I've found that while brides are searching for new ways to economize these days they still want to keep that 'chic factor' going... As a result, more are opting for the simple budget-consciouswedding dress then taking it to the dressmaker or designer to get it personally customized. So how is customizing your wedding dress different than a custom made gown? A custom gown is made from scratch, that is, you and the designer working with a pattern and raw cuts of fabric...

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Romantic garden wedding sprinkled with vintage chic

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Real wedding by Amy Carroll Photography   Brittany and Patrick chose the perfect wedding venue for their romantic, vintage-inspired wedding! Southern Exposure Herb Farm boasts lush gardens and one-of-a-kind antiques, and is situated in the beautiful countryside of Calhoun County, Michigan. This wedding was as personal as they come; the couple incorporated artistic, meaningful details, and went out of their way to include their loved ones in this most special day. Brittany's...

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