2011 Simone Carvalli Wedding Dresses- Couture Details, Sophisticated Silhouettes

by Azure

I love Simone Carvalli wedding dresses for how they celebrate a woman’s curves. The mermaid (aka trumpet) silhouette is a staple of Carvalli's couture bridal creations, and they hug, streamline, and showcase the bride's beautiful shape like no other! Oh... and the dress details are nothing short of divine! Many of the 2011 Simone Carvalli dresses have a lot going on in terms of embellishments, but they never come off looking overdone. Take dress 90006 (above) for instance. This...

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2011 Bridal Style Trend- Tea-Length Wedding Dresses!

by Azure

Totally on-trend for 2011??Tea-length dresses! In 2011 bridal collections, the tea-length dress made a major comeback! Maybe it’s all the Mad Men fans out there hoping to mimic the sophisticated styles of this retro era… or possibly an offspring of the larger-than-life ballgown trend this season? Or could all the incredible Etsy artisans (like Bridal Bliss Designs featured above) be driving this retro-inspired wedding dress style? I can't quite put my finger on it, and I'd...

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Eco-Couture 2011 Wedding Dresses by Adele Wechsler!

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If you want to go green but stay fabulous on your wedding day, Adele Wechsler might be the designer for you! Eco-friendly brides love Wechsler's wedding dresses because they're designed for "the bride who cares about the world in which she lives". But, they're also elegant, modern, and pack the luxurious punch of a couture wedding gown. And in 2011, Adele shows some love for plus-size green brides! In addition to her classic eco bridal collection, Adele unveiled a plus size...

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2011 Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight- Luly Yang

by Azure

About Bride Chic Every fall, Seattle based designer, Luly Yang creates a new bridal collection centered around a particular theme. This year's inspiration was The Ocean. In her opening letter in the show program, Luly wrote: "This year's show takes its lighthearted inspiration from the seemingly endless variety of life that lives in our ocean. I found myself with a child-like curiosity of this mysterious underwater world, inspired by the infinite range of movement, texture and color...

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Gorgeous 2011 Wedding Dresses by Ines Di Santo

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The 2011 wedding dresses from Ines Di Santo are dreamy! French Haute Couture at its finest! The couture details and embellishments on the Ines Di Santo gowns are incredibly beautiful! Swarovski crystals and timeless pearls adorn the structured bodices, and swirls of beading and appliqué bring luxe elegance to the bridal creations! The craftsmanship is truly one-of-a-kind! Which Ines Di Santo wedding dress is your absolute fave? Let us know in the comment section below!

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2011 Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight- Francesca Miranda

by Azure

Romantic lace and nature-inspired designs... two very big trends for 2011 wedding dresses! A hot new designer has just hit the scene, and we're loving Francesca Miranda's 2011 bridal creations! This is Miranda's very first wedding dress collection, and it's too lovely for words! You'll find classic silhouettes (a-line, empire) and strapless necklines, but lots of unexpected details to make you drool. One dress features fabric leaf applique, giving the bohemian chic confection a 3D...

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Affordable St. Pucchi Wedding Dresses- Accessible Luxury with the Anais Collezioni

by Azure

St. Pucchi is known for creating opulent, high drama couture wedding dresses. St. Pucchi dresses ooze Old World European elegance, and the intricate embellishments and luxe fabrics make these wedding dresses truly unforgettable! This type of luxury tends to comes with a hefty pricetag... until now! St. Pucchi just launched a new bridal line, the Anaïs Collezioni, and the concept behind it is this- innovative and cutting edge bridal designs at affordable prices. You can't beat...

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Red Carpet Style from 2010 AMAs- White Marchesa Mini, Sheer in Elie Saab

by Azure

Who caught Miley Cyrus on the American Music Awards red carpet last night? Wasn't her white Marchesa mini dress just heavenly? I could see a bride rocking this Marchesa confection (complete with a long train) at any downtown chic wedding reception. There was lots of lace, sheer illusion fabric, and metallic beading on last night's red carpet. Rihanna donned a red bateau neckElie Saab gown that featured an illusion neckline and arms, and sheer details throughout the skirt. Heidi...

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2011 Wedding Dress Trend: Big Ball Gowns, Endless Volume

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In 2011, it's time to go big or go home. At least that's what the wedding dress designers are saying! 2011 bridal collections are chockfull of big ball gowns, lots of volume, bustles and pickups, galore! This 2011 trend signals a return to fairytale weddings & opulent bridal style. And while voluminous ballgowns have long been a staple of designers like Amalia Carrara and Justin Alexander, bridal designers of all types and styles are jumping aboard the volume train in 2011! Now,...

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2011 Wedding Dresses from Rosa Clara!

by Azure

Feast your eyes on these gorgeous dresses from Rosa Clara's 2011 bridal collection! I've always loved the simplicity of the Rosa Clara wedding dresses. You can count on timeless silhouettes (a-line, fit-and-flare, princess and ballgown) and classic necklines (strapless, high neck, and bateau). But... that's not to say that the Rosa Clara gowns are standard by any means! Each dress has a little something that sets it apart (and above) from the rest. And in the 2011 collection,...

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