Question of the Week: What Will You Do With Your Wedding Dress?

by Azure

Well, last week's question of the week was a little controversial, so let's go back to a more neutral topic for this week. What are you going to do with your wedding dress after the wedding? Trash it? Save it? resell it? If you're saving it, will you let someone else wear it or is it only for your daughter? What do you think of the trash the dress concept? Is it wasteful or fun?

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Bubbly Bride: WEDDING DRESSES WANTED

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Glamor with a little attitude! Your first entrance is when the doors of your church swing open and all of your friends and family turn to look at you walking down the aisle. They get their first sight of you and are instantly eyeing the style of wedding dress you chose, from what fabric it is, to the gemstones or lace that it is designed with. This is your chance to wow them with your style and show off your elegant taste, and don't forget the months of shopping...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Wtoo Brides Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Chic, fresh, and sophisticated. If these three words describe what you are looking for in your wedding dress, the Spring 2010Wtoo Brides Collection is for you! Each dress has something uniquely beautiful about it, without being too over-the-top or in your face. A timeless princess A-line with a stunning organza beaded sash. A sheath-style halter (perfect for a beach or destination wedding) in a silky jersey material, with an unexpected criss-cross back. You'll see hints of lace,...

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Wedding dress models…why so thin?

by Azure

Every now and then, there's a new conversation started about the fact that models are, believe it or not, skinny! Remember Kate Moss' comment about 'Nothing tastes as good as thin feels'? In the wedding world, we've heard a lot of chatter about how thin Vera Wang's runway models are.  And this might just be my preference, but wouldn't you like to see these lovely creations on models that look a bit more like you and me, more like real women?  The models are just so waif-like...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Amsale Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on Amsale to have some pretty fabulous wedding dresses! The Spring 2010 wedding dress line from Amsale definitely delivers with some real beauties! Every dress in the collection is simple and elegant- you won't see any head-to-toe lace or over-the-top plunging necklines or backs. What you will see is traditional silhouettes done in rich, sumptuous fabrics, and chic details that add a little "wow factor". Take the first dress (the Adele)- this is a traditional...

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Bride Chic: Dresses For Dancing!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Will you and your groom perchance be showing off a little Hip-hop at your reception? A bit of Foxtrot maybe? Nothing spells romance more than two lovers ballroom dancing. And because this is going to be your first dance as a couple, a symbolic act you perform for your guests to evoke oneness, you'll want to get it right. Your dance can be as timeless as something out of an Astaire and Rogers flick, or as hot and wild as the numbers in Mambo Kings. Whatever dance you...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jenny Packham Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Big stars like Eva Longoria, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood have donned Jenny Packham designs. Just this past September, My Name Is Earl star Jaime Pressly walked down the aisle in a Jenny Packham wedding dress. Seeing Packham's gorgeous Spring 2010 wedding dress collection up close and personal (while in NYC) got me to thinking... I want to walk down the aisle in a Jenny Packham creation! These dresses are just so unique, and definitely have that old Hollywood,...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jorge Manuel Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Escape to a place far, far away with Jorge Manuel's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection! This entire line was designed to tell the story of Alice and Wonderland, and when we saw these dresses at Chicago bridal market, we were literally blown away. Jorge Manuel is new to the fashion scene, and was previously an architect. His architectural design background is ever present in his wedding dress collection, which is full of beautifully crafted pleats, amazingly structured corsets and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Vineyard by Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dresses in the Vineyard collection by Priscilla of Boston are classic, sweet and sophisticated. Many of the dresses are simple with a surprising little detail, like a girly bow at the natural waist. I adore the Morgan dress (in the third photo), with its smart pockets, full princess skirt, and floral embroidery with tiny jewels that are barely there. And the knee-length reception dress is lovely, too- the gathered fabric down the center of the dress (made to...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: David Fielden Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The best way to sum up David Fielden's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection- European High Fashion meets Futuristic (with a touch of Bride of Frankenstein- in the catwalk hair, of course). I would have loved to attend this runway show... I can just feel the chills! If you are looking for frills, bows, and clouds of tulle, this collection is not for you. Many of the dresses in this collection are true works of art, and for the right bride, a David Fielden frock could be beyond...

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