Princess-Worthy Wedding Dresses: Reem Acra, Spring 2012

by Azure

I think it's safe to say that bridal designer Reem Acra has caught the royal wedding bug! Just check out all the gorgeousness in Acra's Spring 2012 bridal collection! These gowns are embellished to the hilt and the details are majestic. Metallic beading adds elegance to structured corsets, bridal belts are bejeweled beyond belief and sheer illusion fabric is used liberally. Luxurious texture abounds, and romantic touches (like floral applique and embroidered cap sleeves) soften...

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Pronovias Wedding Dresses: the 2012 Costura Bridal Collection

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Ladies and gents, meet the 2012 Costura Bridal Collection by Pronovias! These wedding dresses are all about lace! Head-to-toe ivory lace columns and mermaids, illusion necklines with lace appliqué, lace sleeved boleros (don't forget- sleeves are on-trend for 2012 brides!)... if you're a romantic bride, these Pronovias gowns will be just your style! Which 2012 gown by Pronovias makes you swoon? Are you looking for an uber-romantic wedding dress? Post a comment to share your...

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Convertible Wedding Dresses: The Long and Short of It

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About Bride Chic If you see yourself dressing for the ceremony in a totally different light than the reception I have some great news. Finnish born London transplant, Catherina Eden has premiered a new bridal line recently that adapts to the occasion. In her South Wimbledon Atelier called, My Eden, she creates gowns for brides who want to add or subtract layers as the party goes on... convertible wedding dresses that will take your breath away! She offers wedding dresses that work one...

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2011 Bridal Style Inspiration: Stunning Statement Necklaces

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We already revealed the gorgeous Spring 2012 Rivini wedding dresses, but who knew Rivini's creative director Rita Vinieris was a jewelry pro, too?! These statement bridal necklaces are definitely fit for a queen and a princess-to-be (aka Kate Middleton). The stunner in photo two is especially royal, don't you think? While all the necklaces are high on glamour and drama, each piece appeals to a different type of bride, from modern to romantic. But remember— these aren't called...

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Bridal Style Inspiration: Heavenly Dresses by J. Mendel

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Ready to be inspired? After checking out all the designer sketches of Kate Middleton's wedding dress, I had J. Mendel on my mind! I feel like Mendel's aesthetic suits the princess-to-be perfectly. When Kate attends formal functions, her style is distinct. Middleton's go-to neckline? Deep v-neck and halter styles. Her favorite silhouette? Modified a-line with featherlight skirts that float away from the body. Signature dress detail? A flattering wrap accent below the bust. ...

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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress Designer Revealed!

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After months and months of speculation, The Huffington Post has reported that Sophie Cranston, founder of Libelula, will design Kate Middleton's royal wedding dress! Apparently, the Huff Post's Royal Correspondent Yvonne Yorke has kept this information a secret for four months. Cranston is an up-and-coming, young designer with a romantic and bohemian aesthetic. Her signature vibrant prints and impeccably cut, timeless, flattering silhouettes have garnered Cranston fans from around...

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New 2011 Wedding Dress Designers: Isaac Mizrahi Goes Bridal!

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Isaac Mizrahi has walked down the aisle with... The Aisle New York! Yesterday, Mizrahi unveiled his chic bridal collection custom-created for the online wedding boutique, and I'm head over heels for this stylish line! Mizrahi spotlights two 2011 wedding dresstrends in his exclusive bridal collection. The peplum (a short overskirt attached to the dress) and Point d'Esprit tulle dot fabric. I love the toned-down polka dot look of Point d'Esprit! Make sure you check out these 3 tips...

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Will Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress Look Like This?

by Azure

Suffering from royal wedding fever? Then check out this sneak peek from WILLIAM & KATE: INSIDE THE ROYAL WEDDING (the TLC special that premiers tonight, 03.27 at 10/9c)! UK bridal designer Elizabeth Todd creates her own version of what Kate Middleton's royal wedding dress may look like. Do you think Kate's gown will look anything like this? Share your thoughts!

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Three Wedding Dress Designers You May Have Missed

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With all the new bridal designers who've hit the scene over the past year, it's hard to keep up with them all. Abigail Betz is a South African designer who crafts opulent, ethereal, romantic wedding dresses for her Abigail Betz Couture bridal collection. The gowns are seriously gorgeous, but Betz takes her role in brides' weddings one step further. Starting with the custom couture dress (of course!), Betz will plan the entire wedding, from the wedding color palette to the...

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Wedding Dress Inspiration: Elie Saab Gowns with Waist-Cinching Belts and Daring Slits

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It's no secret that I'm pretty much obsessed with bridal designer Elie Saab. His wedding dresses and red carpet gowns never disappoint! So this time of year (when fab designers like Saab are showing their latest RTW collections in New York, Paris and Milan) is a favorite time of year for me! The latest Elie Saab collection is all about daring slits, waist-cinching belts and featherlight fabrics that float graciously as you walk. And if you love the 'mad for metallics' 2011 wedding...

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