Best of Backless Wedding Gowns: 25 Dresses to Adore

by Azure

Do you dare to bare a little skin in back when you walk down the aisle? If the answer is yes, then get ready to fall head over heels for these open back bridal gowns that are 360 degrees beautiful! If you do choose an open back wedding dress though, make sure to plan ahead to keep your girls standing at attention throughout the wedding day and night (if you know what I mean). You can get padded cups sewn into the bodice of your gown, or try a bra created specifically for daring...

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35 Best Statement Back Wedding Gowns of 2014

by Azure

Now that we've covered a good number of the new Spring and Fall 2014 bridal collections, it's time to take a detailed look at one standout trend with serious staying power... the statement back! For several seasons we've seen designers give the backs of their wedding dresses extra love and attention, using everything from crystallized covered buttons to illusion net and see-through lace. Ready to take a peek at some of our favorite statement back standouts? Scroll on and prepare...

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White Hot Trend: Not Your Mother’s Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the past few weeks I've been talking a lot about bridal market. And how could you blame me? There are hundreds of brand new wedding dress collections to explore, not to mention all the style, beauty, and accessories trends! Thinking back to last month's market and looking beyond the beautiful dresses, I'm struck by the innovation, and versatility delivered by so many talented designers. Let's start with Lazaro, and this daring yet romantic two-piece stunner... And how...

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10 Trends from the Bridal Runway

by Azure

It was a whirlwind weekend in NYC, dashing from one amazing bridal runway show to the next! And we're bringing you all the fashion scoop and inspiration first, starting with the top ten trends hot off the catwalk! 1.  Statement Veiling - Amsale sent one of her Kenneth Pool models down the bridal catwalk wearing a dramatic, voluminous layered tulle veil, a show-stopping finishing touch that screams haute couture! Reem Acra's head chic featured fantastic feathered crowns, while...

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6 Lace Trends for 2014 Wedding Dresses

by Faye

We love showing you the newest pin-worthy wedding dress collections from the most talented, creative, and unique designers in the game. And while there's something about seeing a collection in its entirety that can't be beat, occasionally a focus on the details is needed. And the detail de jour is lace! This isn't your grandma’s doily lace either. Designers have put the craftsmanship back into their patterns, creating romantic and luxurious styles for Spring 2014. We’ve rounded...

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5 Bridal Trends We Loved in 2012

by Bride Chic

If you're wondering where the next installment of Time Traveling Bride went, we'll have Bouffant to Mod: The 1960's Bride coming up next Friday. Meanwhile I thought with the holiday so close we might want to switch gears and sum up the trends we all embraced in 2012. I just can't believe how quickly the year has passed.  Seems like just last week I was totaling up the best chic of  2011. So here's what I've gathered by going through this years posts and runway shows worldwide. ...

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White Aisle Style Inspiration from Pre-Fall 2013 Designer Collections

by Azure

Come along as we spot the trends to take you from catwalk to white aisle! The Pre-Fall 2013 collections from bridal designers (like Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Monique Lhuillier) and non-bridal designers alike abound with wedding fashion eye candy, and we share all the lovely with you below! Take a read and Pin your favorite photos, then share the trend you love most in the comments section below! Fun with Patterns Gilded LWDs Statement Sleeves ...

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26 Wedding Gowns Fit for a Fairytale… Plus Six White Hot Bridal Trends

by Azure

Renoir, Angelic, Versailles, Wanderlust... just a few of our favorite Fall 2013 dresses from the one and only Monique Lhuillier. Several dreamy trends shined through beautifully at Monique's latest runway presentation, and we're sharing all the lovely with you today! From barely there sheer necklines and sleeves, to soft floral appliques and loads of lust-worthy lace, keep reading to see six white hot bridal trends in the making, and 26 swoon-worthy wedding dresses... 1 - Illusion...

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Back Stories for Brides

by Bride Chic

Ever notice how designers add all these awesome elements to make the back of a wedding gown pop? Face it, no matter how simple your gown is, the back deserves as much if not more attention to detail as the front. All you have to do is look at your body from all angles to see one of the most dramatic views will be your back. You’ll be showing it off once you pass down the aisle, the whole time you take vows, and come reception time. Here are some stunning treatments from...

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Shirred Beautiful Bridal Gowns

by Bride Chic

I'm wowed by anything shirred. So what is shirring anyway? Shirring is an application consisting of rows of pleats or gathers on a dress, giving off a particular wrap effect harking back to Mid-Century fashion. These days we're seeing shirring mostly on bodices. It's hot right now in bridal and evening wear, especially with tulle, chiffon or any transparent fabric forming soft folds. Here's a medley of some of the shirring seen in wedding couture this year...   Which of...

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