Urban Wedding Chic

by Bride Chic

via Style Me Pretty // Dress by Amsale // Bridesmaid Dresses by Monique Lhuillier It's been a couple years since I've posted about one of my absolute favorite topics, the city chic bride and her wedding. Now seems the appropriate time since fall is the time for city galas and big time events. Some weddings planned for the autumn/winter months go metro which means you'll need to amp up the chi-chi factor some. Whether it’s a big formal bash or small restaurant gathering, the city...

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The Era of Novelty Laces

by Bride Chic

Not only are the traditional laces like Alencon and Chantilly now used in cutting edge ways, new inventions in knit and revivals in cotton and crocheted laces are also gaining prominence. Some of it is being used discreetly on no more than a sleeve or yoke while the high drama of donning all over lace from collar to hemline is chic as well.  Here are a few dresses all lacy in some way-- that combine aspects from the finest eras styled with the contemporary bride in mind.

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Shirr Beauties

by HannahN

You find shirring everywhere these days. Gathers, pleats, ruching and rows of stitching all make up different forms of shirring--an application process used a lot in evening and bridal wear.  Shirring can be out of the same fabric as the rest of the dress or something separate, usually lighter fabrics placed over lace that shirr nicely like tulle, chiffon and silk gauze.  This creates a kind of gossamer effect that's especially pretty when seen close up. Check out the shirring on...

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A LWD for Every Style Wedding

by Azure

Here's a question for all our brides considering a second wedding dress for the reception. Will your wedding reception dress be white, ivory, or a similar traditional shade? I love the trend of brides in LWDs at receptions, but I wouldn't be opposed to a little splash of color! And for the bride who's intrigued by the non-white wedding dress trend but can't say no to a more traditional gown, what a great way to get both! A classic white or ivory gown for the ceremony, and a LCD...

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Little White Dresses for Your Wedding Reception: Pronovias, 2011

by Azure

As the practice of wearing two wedding dresses (one for the ceremony, one for the reception) becomes as common as donning one, little white dresses are in high demand. If you're in the market for a LWD, one designer you must not miss is Pronovias. The 2011 Pronovias City collection is all about the little white dress, and there's a style perfect for every type of bride. From classic and romantic, to a sultry white hot number inspired by Herve Leger's famous bandage dress, these...

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Wedding Dresses To Die For: Go Flirty With A Baby Doll Silhouette!

by Azure

Depending on who you ask or where you look, you’ll find different names and descriptions for the various wedding dress silhouettes. I still remember when I first mastered what an "A-line" dress was... And then all of a sudden, I started seeing modified A-line, what looked like A-line but was called something else, and everything in between. Needless to say, my head was spinning! Enter, our fab designer wedding dress gallery! You'll notice that you can search for your dream...

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