Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Sarah Houston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Sarah Houston cannot be summed up in a single word- it can’t be placed into a box and tied up in a pretty bow. Reason being, each dress that Sarah designs is uniquely inspired by her travels to some of the most romantic places in the world… medieval castles in England & Spain, churches and cathedrals in Italy & France, and inspiring art galleries and museums throughout Europe. Each and every dress in this line is truly unique. In...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Tara Keely Wedding Dresses

by Azure

These are fabulous wedding dresses, ladies! I can't say I knew much about Tara Keely prior to New York market... and I guess I still don't know too much! But what I do know, is that I LOVE this Spring 2010 line! Simplicity is key with this collection. These gowns aren't suited for a bride seeking high drama, but they are perfect for a more demure, sophisticated, modern bride. I love the deep sweetheart necklines in the third photo, and the beautiful satin or organza ribbons...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alfred Angelo Wedding & Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

At the Alfred Angelo studio, wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses were never in short supply with several sending us swooning for more. The new collections, inspired by the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, was all about juxtapositions and contradictions. From the Private Collection, we saw a few of our favorite Spring 2010 trends--sweetheart necklines (styles 2119, 2117), pockets (style 2119), ruffled skirts (style 2119), flower appliques and organza over satin (style 2115). From...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Piccione Wedding Dresses

by Azure

While in NYC at bridal market, we had the opportunity to drop by the Alfred Angelo design studio to view the Spring 2010wedding dresses collection from Piccione Bridal. Breathtaking styles with elegant details, indeed! A few of our standout faves: Style 479: Strapless taffeta cocktail dress with rhinestones & crystal beaded belt. Perfect for a reception dress! Style 465: Fit & flare one shoulder gown with rhinestone & crystal waist. All glitz & glamour! Style 473: Silk taffeta with...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Katarina Bocci Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Katarina Bocci's Spring 2010 wedding dresses are fit for a queen. This is her very first bridal couture collection, and she definitely hit the mark! Although unique and one-of-a-kind, the wedding dresses in the photo above follow suit with the Spring 2010 trends. On the left (the La Regina), this gorgeous drop waist creation features a one-shoulder design made from oversized hand-made rosettes. The dress on the right (the Vivian) is much more simple and understated, with hints of...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Gilles Montezin Wedding Dresses

by Azure

This Spring 2010 collection is incredible! If you are a sophisticated bride looking for high drama, Gilles Montezin's Opera Collection was created just for you! This collection pays homage to the art form of opera by bringing together a complex combination of drama, sensuality, femininity and emotion... and each dress is more beautiful and unique than the last. We saw this fabulous line up close and personal while in NYC, and I must say, these photos don't do the gowns justice. I...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alvina Valenta Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Alvina Valenta is romantic, dreamy and youthful. The line incorporates many of the big trends this season- fabric floral details, full tulle skirts, and hints of alencon lace. But, that's not to say that this line is just like all the rest! The youthful and dreamy look is achieved through soft strapless curved necklines, lightly jeweled fabric florals, and scattered crystals throughout the bodices. And I love the covered buttons and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Lazaro Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I am loving Lazaro's Spring 2010 collection! The detail on these wedding dresses is amazing! Again, we're seeing lots of lace and clouds of tulle, plunging sweetheart necklines, floral appliques, and beautiful, embroidered sashes. I honestly cannot pick my favorite. Can you??

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Bride Chic: Getting Harlow and Garbo Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic I love the Art Deco wedding complete with a bride making her entrance in the starlet wedding dress. Some simply add touches of that movie star look with feathered fascinators or those rare vintage shoes. Though the peak of Hollywood Glamour was the 1930s, 40s and 50s, fashion reflected its own kind of chic too. The 1940s concentrated on wide shoulders, satin and high hair-dos, usually worn half up, half down. The 1950s ushered in the strapless bodice with full...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jim Hjelm Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Hits of lace, deep-v backs, plunging necklines, sumptuous fabrics, and flower appliqués galore! Sitting front row at the Jim Hjelm press show in New York was quite a treat! We had a bird’s eye view of all the fabulousness of this Spring 2010 collection! How amazing are the “illusion” straps on the wedding dress above? And I die over the luxurious blush silk satin color in the beautiful strapless gown below. I adore the plunging sweetheart necklines on a lot of the Spring...

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