Bride Chic: Glove Chic For Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic I was online this morning searching out gloves to pair up with some of my wedding dresses for a photo shoot. Once I ran across these awesome images I just had to do something on glove chic. Especially at this time of year when weddings get a little more formal and gloves help warm up hands and arms. Whether crocheted shorties or long, opera length lending that aspect of drama— gloves are glamorous and really tie a bridal look together. Luckily there are no rules...

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Bride Chic: The Coatdress

by Azure

About Bride Chic Winter is almost here. Coatdresses and coat & dress ensembles are an option many brides overlook simply because the concept is just now being reintroduced by a few savvy designers. A coatdress is just that: a lighter weight coat (street or floor length); and can be single or double-breasted. Then there's the coat & dress ensemble. Defined, this is a coat with a dress out of matching fabric underneath it. In the 60s, these were popular mostly for formal occasions....

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A Bridal Jewelry Expert Helps Accessorize Your Big Day!

by Azure

To many girls, their wedding day is one of the most important moments of their life. Because of this, we want every single detail to be perfect, from the cake, to the wedding dress, all the way down to the bridal jewelry. The jewelry you choose will pull together your entire bridal look, and things can go terribly awry if you don't accessorize appropriately. To ensure that your accessories fit the bill, we've got a jewelry expert here to save the day! Urvi Prunier is CEO and head...

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Bride Chic: The Mantilla

by Azure

About Bride Chic Recently a client came to me wanting a veil not because she was getting married but going through the ritual of converting to Catholicism. Once she walked into my studio with the imported laces she'd just purchased and we discussed her design in greater depth, I realized this is one headpiece that evolved from a truly remarkable history worth posting about. The mantilla originated in the warmer climates of Spain circa 1700. Lace versions were chic through the 17th...

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Bride Chic: Putting Together Your Hot Trousseau

by Azure

About Bride Chic How come I haven't addressed this subject before? Putting together a hot trousseau is a fun part of the whole crossing the threshold transition. Trousseau defined is simply a new wardrobe or special pieces for the bride to see her through her wedding, honeymoon, and first days as a newlywed. If you're honeymooning in the tropics or anyplace casual and sunny, Charlotte Chen's Dysfunctional Bamboo label of hand-painted and dyed silks are the perfect vacation attire....

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Bubbly Bride: Discovering Wedding Inspiration and Ideas

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride One of the biggest questions after you get engaged is... Where do I start? There are so many avenues today to find inspiration. I have listed a few below where I personally frequent often and I want to hear from you what helped you most while finalizing your wedding details. Blogs Thousands of wedding blogs are on the Internet just waiting to be googled. Experts in the industry are constantly updating their blogs with trends and advice for brides to read. ...

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Bride Chic: Bridal Fashion and Wedding Dresses- Everything Old Is New Again

by Azure

About Bride Chic One of my newest acquisitions is a copy of Bride's Magazine dating back to Fall/Winter 1939. I picked it up downtown in an antique store. Vintageholic that I am, you can imagine how much inspiration I've picked up studying each page with all the concentration of a scholar. Fashion-wise, 1939 was an interesting year.Gone With the Wind, just released, had incredible influence on evening and bridal with stores rolling out antebellum silhouettes in yards of taffeta and...

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Bubbly Bride: Tantalizing Tulle At Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride As a little girl you may have had dreams of spinning carefree in a "poofy" wedding gown, living out your fairytale as a true princess. Wedding gowns designed with tulle are a picture perfect inspiration for this carefree way of life. These dresses are a growing trend with brides in search of a romantic feel for their wedding due to their light and airy texture. They also add style in vintage-themed weddings with a flashback to the 1950's and the popularity of...

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Say “I Do” To The Sunny It Color Of The Season!

by Azure

Yellow is the IT color this season, so outfit your bridesmaids in something sunny and fabulous! For a fresh, youthful and sweet look, the buttercup yellow Lela Rose dresses, with rosette details, are perfect for your maids. Or go simple and classic with the strapless, canary yellow bridesmaid dress from the Vineyard collection at Priscilla of Boston. And if you are looking to go bold, this maxi, patterned halter dress from J.Crew is a fantastic choice.

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Gorgeous Vintage-Inspired One Shoulder Wedding Dress for $98?

by Azure

The Bespoke Bride is right. You should love how you feel in your wedding dress, and adore how you look in the photos that captured the big day. But... If you can find a beautiful wedding dress, perfectly suited for you on the cheap, that's as good as it gets, right? While trolling the fashion and wedding style websites today, I came across these two gowns, and could not believe my eyes when I saw the prices! The first dress, ultra chic and glamorous, with a long sheer train and...

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