Find The Perfect Destination Wedding Dress: And Try It Before You Buy It!

by Azure

Planning a beach or destination wedding, and still on the hunt for the perfect wedding dress? Then you'll love this new program from Dessy, where you can try before you buy! For Dessy's Sandals Destination Wedding Dresses, they've launched a convenient and innovative Sample-on-Loan program. Here's how it works- 1. Browse the Sandals Destination Wedding Dress collection and pick your faves. 2. Order the sample-on-loan dresses of your top picks, in your size, and they'll be sent...

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New York Fashion Week Recap: From Catwalk To White Aisle

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is always a treat! It gives fantastic insight into upcoming fashion trends and hues that'll be hot! The designers' newest collections are also great for inspiring your bridal look. While using your imagination is key (since white is not the primary color floating down the runway), I adore fashion week since it helps brides decide what type of dress is best-suited for them and for their bridesmaids. There were some standout silhouettes this season. Use your...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Peter Langner

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About Bride Chic If there ever was a purist when it comes to design, I'd have to say Peter Langner is the finest. Just look at these wedding dresses molded and almost sculpted perfectly to the body. Before he got his own thing going, he actually worked under greats like Ungaro, Lacroix, and Mark Bohan for Dior. He premiered his wedding dress collection in Rome in 1991. I knew he studied architecture as it's apparent in his work. Langner designs in the tradition of Italian Couture,...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Chic Destination Wedding Dresses

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About Recycled Bride Destination: Eco-Chic Five fabulous destination wedding dresses that say "I do" love the Earth! Planning a destination getaway, casual, or beach wedding? These 5 wedding dresses are among the best new eco-chic styles for brides with a conscience. 1. The Jessica Iverson Eden has a super-chic pleated halter blouse bodice and a sweep train in Natural Silk Chiffon. The chic shape and flowing natural fabric make this dress a stylish and sophisticated destination...

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Bride Chic: Etsy Bridal Designer Showcase

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About Bride Chic A few weeks back we explored the Etsy designers as today's new genre of trendsetters. Today we're going to be focusing in on some of the most pivotal and talented of those designers, and just plain enjoying the beauty each and every one of them produces... Most all of the wedding dresses you see are made to order and if you contact the designers, chances are you can talk to them personally about customizing the design to your own specifications Above and below are...

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Get The Look: Beautiful Bridal Makeup!

by Azure

Wouldn't you love to duplicate this beautiful bridal look for your big day? Well, you are in luck! One of our favorite wedding photographers, Kristen Weaver, also does fashion shoots, and decided to do one bridal look for this recent shoot. After seeing the photos, I was dying to learn how to achieve this fresh face and gorgeous hair. Kristen was nice enough to tap Jillian Caro, the artist behind the model's perfect hair and makeup, to get the inside scoop! Jillian's talent speaks...

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

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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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Amy Kuschel: Gorgeous, Romantic, Classic Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you checked out our awesome new wedding dress gallery?? If not, take a look... I promise you won't be disappointed! After pouring over 3,000+ dress photos from over 200 designers, I think it's safe to say I know my wedding dresses! But there was one designer who I wasn't familiar with, who is now one of my faves! Amy Kuschel designs gorgeous wedding dresses that are chic, understated, and simply beautiful. The simplicity that Amy Kuschel brings to her designs makes them...

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2010 Grammys: More Bridal-Inspired Gowns on the Red Carpet!

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The Grammys are known for its crazy, out there red carpet looks from the celebs in attendance. Last night's Grammys had its fair share of wacky outfits (Lady Gaga and Katy Perry jumped on this crazy train), but there were also some fabulous dresses that graced the red carpet... many of which may inspire your bridal look! Keri Hilson was probably my favorite, donning a strapless champagne mermaid style dress. How stunning is this look!? I adore the jeweled belt accenting her...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Cymbeline

by Azure

About Bride Chic Cymbeline does it again. Consistently, this Paris design house gets it right as far as classic chic goes. Check out the draped collar in the first photo... and ooooh la la! touches of red in the third! Helpful Links: - Find your perfect wedding dress - Pair it with a fab pair of bridal heels! - 2010 wedding dress collections

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