15 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses by Charlotte Balbier

by Azure

Have you met Charlotte Balbier, a leading UK bridal designer who's creations exude glamor, sophistication, and ethereal white aisle style? If not, you may be missing out on the wedding dress of your dreams! Balbier's A Decade of Style collection is loaded with drool-worthy dresses, from statement back mermaids to all-lace stunners, beaded beauties, and frothy tulle confections. We rounded up 15 of our favorites to share with you today, each one more Pinnable than the last. Ready...

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Stalking the Look Books: Eliza Jane Howell Bridal

by Bride Chic

Isn't there something to really love about those body-clinging gowns evoking 1930's Hollywood glam? They're perfect for showing off curves and rewarding bodies that work out. London designer, Eliza Jane Howell has captured this golden era of fashion with a dash of modern thrown in for today's bride. If you love what you see here, believe me, her collection is extensive and these wedding dresses are just the beginning of a gorgeous cavalcade of thirties-inspired fashion you'll find...

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30 Beautiful Vintage Wedding Gowns

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your special Something Old, there are plenty of different directions you can go in. But if a vintage wedding dress is what you choose, you'll be walking the white aisle in something totally unique to you...and you may also save big on your limited wedding budget! Bridal fashion is forever changing and what's on-trend today might be out before you know it. Luckily, the vintage bridal stunners below (from the 1900's on) hit all the right notes! Start...

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Travel Back In Time with Catherine Deane Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I recently discovered designer Catherine Deane while flipping through a bridal mag, and I just knew our readers would loooove her wedding gowns! Deane has dressed everyone from Emmy Rossum to Taylor Swift, and has lived quite the jet-setting lifestyle (born in Ireland, raised in South Africa, putting down roots in London and Hong Kong), something that is beautifully apparent in her designs. Combining bohemian romance and Old Hollywood glamor, Deane's latest wedding dress...

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5 Hot Trends In Wedding Accessories

by Bride Chic

Did you know most brides wait till the dress is ordered and/or fitted before they consider even looking at all the little goodies? Think accessories like headpiece, veil, shoes, and whatever other accouterments are going to be part of the look. Unless you're one of those rare brides who has inherited some unusual piece of veiling or a hat you want to build your look around, it's the wedding dress that's going to define everything you add (or subtract for that matter). From this...

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High Tea Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

We set out to create a series of beautiful images inspired by early 20th Century design icons like Poiret and Paquin—artists who worked their magic with lace and silk. Set against the background of flowering gardens and nature, we threw in a high tea celebration, once a daily ritual, as this story unfolds as one of halcyon days spent in English gardens. Kudos to wedding shooter, Jim Vetter who has an eye like no one else for creating special scenes like these. And none of us...

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Vintage Weddings: Downton Abbey Meets Jay Gatsby

by Bride Chic

Most brides I'm consulting these days are in awe of the Downton Abbey/Gatsby-inspired gowns and accessories spreading all over the the wedding blogs like fire. The pre-1920s right up to the era of Art Deco was a pivotal time in fashion. Women were freed of the corset and hobble skirt and wore looser undergarments. Silhouettes tended to be long and lean with dropped waists. Do you need to adopt the whole costume theme to go about getting the look? You can of course but you can also...

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s Inspired Bridal Shoot

by Bride Chic

Part of the fun of being in this industry is every so often meeting a shooter like Shannon Stellmacher. Where many photographers see up close and real details, Shannon not only sees the beauty in reality but dreams as well. After having a vision and working up some great styling, here is makeup artist and hairstylist, Julie Morgan's vision of Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffany's. Shannon working her magic behind the lens brought her to life crafting this visual story image by...

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Romantic Bordeaux Bridal Shoot to Make You Swoon

by Azure

The lovely Nathalie of La Mariée en Colère sent us this drool-worthy bridal shoot captured by Shoot In Love photography. It all went down in the enchanted city of Bordeaux, France, and we fell head over heels instantly! I have a sneaking suspicion that you will too! The wedding dress featured is by Manon Pascual, and the breathtaking bridal bouquet was done by Fleurs de Mars. Just take a peek at all the lovely below... Are you smitten? What do you think of the vintage-inspired...

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9 New Beyond Romantic Wedding Dresses from Claire Pettibone

by Faye

Fans of Claire Pettibone’s unique and romantic wedding dresses will not be disappointed by her 2014 Spring/Summer collection - Decoupage. Aptly named, each dress in the pin-worthy Decoupage collection is artfully layered with multiple design elements. The collection uses Chantilly, vintage and Guipure laces, ribbons, hand beading, flowers, and soft silks. If you're a bride with romance and bohemian chic style on the mind, you will surely fall head over heels for these creative...

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