15 Wedding Dresses for a Traditional Ceremony

by Azure

For brides-to-be planning traditional ceremonies in their places of worship, finding the perfect wedding dress has its difficulties. A sky high slit or deep plunging neckline with bare shoulders probably won't fly. So we did some work and rounded up the most stunning gowns for chapel, church, synagogue, and other religious ceremonies. Take a peek and see what we came up with... Aren't these dresses divine? It's amazing what sheer lace can do to transform a dress from daring to...

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Light as a Feather & Breathtakingly Beautiful: Wedding Dresses by Christos, Fall 2013

by Azure

I'm coming to you from Beaver Creek, CO (through Monday), so I'll be keeping my posts short and sweet. And with wedding dresses and runway shots this gorgeous... I promise you won't miss my ranting and raving! But I will say a few words about the latest and greatest from Christos before I leave you to your devices to fall head over heels for these gowns. The Fall 2013 Christos bridal collection by Amsale is a dreamy delight, with tons of alluring illusion touches, romantic floral...

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26 Wedding Gowns Fit for a Fairytale… Plus Six White Hot Bridal Trends

by Azure

Renoir, Angelic, Versailles, Wanderlust... just a few of our favorite Fall 2013 dresses from the one and only Monique Lhuillier. Several dreamy trends shined through beautifully at Monique's latest runway presentation, and we're sharing all the lovely with you today! From barely there sheer necklines and sleeves, to soft floral appliques and loads of lust-worthy lace, keep reading to see six white hot bridal trends in the making, and 26 swoon-worthy wedding dresses... 1 - Illusion...

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I Do or I Don’t to Natalie Portman’s Traditional Tea-Length Wedding Dress?

by Azure

After what seems like years of speculation, Natalie Portman has finally tied the knot to choreographer/dancer Benjamin Millepied! The gorgeous couple made it official this Saturday in Big Sur, CA, hosting a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony under the stars. Portman made a unique choice for her wedding dress, wearing a white tea-length stunner by Rodarte with a sheer overlay covering her arms and chest. She finished the look with nude shoes, a classic bridal veil and bohemian chic...

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Romantic 2013 Wedding Dresses from the Pronovias Glamour Collection

by Azure

Yesterday we showcased our nine favorite 2013 wedding dresses by Manuel Mota for Pronovias, and asked readers to pick one favorite out of the gorgeous bunch. It proved a difficult task, and you'll see exactly why once you click HERE. But the drool-worthy 2013 bridal gowns from Pronovias don't stop with the Manuel Mota collection. And today we're sharing the showstopping styles from the 2013 Glamour Collection by Pronovias. If you're a bride who loves lace + tulle, alluring...

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Wanna Look Like a Middleton at Your Wedding?

by Azure

  Are the Middleton sisters influencing what you'll wear down the aisle?   It seems most every bridal designer included a royal wedding-inspired bridal gown in their latest 2012 collections. And it's easy to understand why...the world went bananas for Kate and Pippa Middleton's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dresses! Sleeves were suddenly back in, bridesmaids in white and ivory became acceptable and chic, and cowl necklines, covered buttons and...

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7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2012

by Azure

Finding the perfect wedding dress is no easy feat.  And these days, there's no shortage of drop-dead-gorgeous bridal gowns.  And while your wedding day look should be timelessly beautiful, don't be afraid to incorporate an on-trend touch. Take a look at 7 of the hottest trends for 2012 wedding dresses: 1. Sleeves: Flutter, cap, three-quarter length and more, 2012 dresses are billowing with sleeves.  This trend is especially great for brides who're slightly self conscious...

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Sleeved Wedding Dresses, A-Z

by Azure

Since sleeved wedding dresses have made a major comeback, I thought it only appropriate to dig into all the different types of sleeves that brides can choose from. I was sent a fabulous little book entitled Quest for the Dress by Nancy DiFabbio, and this gem helps you find your dream gown without losing your sanity, friends or groom. The nuggets of wisdom in this book are endless, and I'll be sharing the most valuable pieces of advice over the next few months. But today... we talk...

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2012 Wedding Dresses by Manuel Mota

by Azure

The fabulous folks at Pronovias sent me discs with images of the new 2012 wedding dresses. Manuel Mota (a Pronovias designer) has always been a favorite of mine, so I couldn't wait to check out his latest bridal creations! I popped in the disc and started checking out the 2012 Manuel Mota collection. Honestly... about halfway through I was giddy as a school girl! OMG, these dresses are GORGEOUS!!! And if you're a fan of the sleeved wedding dress trend or sheer illusion necklines,...

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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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