Recycled Bride: Six Spectacular Etsy Wedding Dresses

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Sustainable Bridal Style from Etsy's Hottest Designers Buying on Etsy is a great way to support small businesses and craftspeople. And lately, Etsy sellers have been producing beautiful, unique, and fashion-forward wedding dresses that rival those of top bridal designers. Here are six of my new favorites, with something for every budget and style. 1. The Wentworth Street Gown from The Wedding Collection is made by former Project Runway contesant Carol Hannah,...

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Cynthia Rowley Weds Dessy With Exclusive Bridesmaid Dress Collection!

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Get excited, ladies! Because Cynthia Rowley designs will soon be within reach for you and your bridesmaids! Cynthia Rowley is a top American fashion designer, and she's tied the knot with The Dessy Group to introduce her very first bridesmaid dress collection! This exclusive collection is inspired by Rowley's acclaimed runway looks, and she'll take your bridesmaids from day, to evening, to post-reception and beyond! You can expect flirty tulle skirts, drop-waist silhouettes, and...

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Bride Chic: White Silks And Lace For A Bombshell Bridal Look

by Azure

About Bride Chic Last week we explored how laces are being used for Spring 2010. This week we're going to be looking at how lace and silk combined can produce some bombshell looks on your wedding day. In the photo below, Venise lace is used to border the fascinator headpiece with net pouf veil. The wedding dress is silk dupioni with a silk chiffon back sash treatment... Feminine and perky can-can look (photo 3): Layers of crinoline petticoat under yards of silk tulle make this...

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Bride Chic: Window Shopping: Getting The Most Out Of Your Wedding Dress Search

by Azure

About Bride Chic The dream starts at the shop window. In the old days--before the Internet and 'online' even existed, window shopping was the best way to begin the gown search. Department stores were once the number one arena for gown inspiration even if you were, "just looking". And if you happened to be in Bergdorf's or B.Altman's... well, there you were amidst all that tulle and satin. Fast forward 50 years: Actually getting out and previewing gowns in their three dimensional form...

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Bride Chic: A Winter Wedding Fairytale

by Azure

About Bride Chic The Winter forest by night is the subject of more than a few fairy tales, suggesting magic, miracles and the reflection of jewels and opulent fabrics in the moonlight. Here our story follows a walk through those woods by night in sweeping, full skirts celebrating all the majesty of the enchanted... Photo 2: Low-waist Miss Kelly dress with draped bodice and Swarovski crystals on the skirt. Photo 3: Gold bustier Magnani wedding dress with thickly embroidered...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Watters Brides Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Watters did a fabulous job with their Spring 2010Watters Brides collection! There is something so sweet and romantic about this line... Maybe it's the abundance of beautiful lace, the gorgeously crafted floral details, or the unique low and open backs. I can't quite put my finger on it. But what I do know is that I could see myself walking down the aisle in several of these Watters wedding dresses! And if you are planning a destination or beach wedding, the dress in the last...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Platinum by Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You've got to love the Spring 2010Platinum Collection from Priscilla of Boston! There are so many unexpected twists and turns in the collection... While many of the Spring 2010 trends are present- clouds of tulle, floral appliqué details, oversized bows, scattered jewels- this collection is anything but ordinary. I'm obsessed with the intricately beaded bodice and unique strapless neckline on the dress above. To-die-for! And the fluffy, ruffly pinwheel design skirt on the...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Justin Alexander Signature Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on Justin Alexander to bring timeless elegance and sophistication to his collections. We were lucky enough to meet this designer in NYC, and he was an absolute doll! But, onto the more important things... His Spring 2010 Signature collection is perfect for a more traditional bride. If you are looking for plunging necklines, sexy, open backs, and slinky, body hugging silhouettes, Justin Alexander probably isn't the designer for you. But, if you are in the...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pronovias Wedding Dresses

by Azure

When we walked into the Pronovias studio in NYC during bridal market, I was like a kid in a candy store. I was overwhelmed by the number of stunning wedding dresses surrounding me. For quite some time, Pronovias has held a special piece of my heart... that couture bridal fashion piece that yearns for high drama with a European edge. So, needless to say, when I saw the Spring 2010 collection from Pronovias, my heart went pitter-patter! The collection is full of flirty ruffles,...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Vera Wang Wedding Dresses

by Azure

There isn't much that needs to be said about Vera Wang wedding dresses. We can always expect Vera's collections to be leading the pack in terms of the season's trends. And her Spring 2010 collection is no different! Vera has always been bold and daring with her choice of colors and fabrics. I mean... how many designers do you know who could include pea green, cocoa, pewter and blackwedding dresses in her collection and get away with it!? And not only are the color choices bold,...

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