Wedding Dress Trend for 2011 and Beyond: Sleeves!

by Azure

Flutter, cap, three-quarter length, the new Spring 2012 bridal collections are billowing with sleeves! Just like Beyonce told single ladies to put a ring on it, bridal designers like Marchesa, Reem Acra, Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier are telling 2012 brides to put a sleeve on it! As the new 2012 dress collections are unveiled, sleeves are emerging as a major bridal trend. This is great news for brides who are slightly self-conscious about their arms or shoulders. There are so...

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Three Wedding Dress Designers You May Have Missed

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With all the new bridal designers who've hit the scene over the past year, it's hard to keep up with them all. Abigail Betz is a South African designer who crafts opulent, ethereal, romantic wedding dresses for her Abigail Betz Couture bridal collection. The gowns are seriously gorgeous, but Betz takes her role in brides' weddings one step further. Starting with the custom couture dress (of course!), Betz will plan the entire wedding, from the wedding color palette to the...

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The Illustrated Bride on Etsy Weddings

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About Bride Chic How's this for a conversation piece? Imagine it's post wedding time and your bridal gown has either been preserved or donated. You're left with this beautiful work of art you can hang on your wall or display. Custom bridal illustrations are a new concept and way to reminisce about your wedding dress. Inspired by the idea of an illustration hanging as a conversation piece, Jennifer Hancock began illustrating while designing at Miosa Couture. Sketching designs,...

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Save-the-Date: Curated ShopBop Bridal Boutique, March 14th

by Azure

2011 is definitely the year for the stylish bride. There are more options, choices and outlets than ever before when it comes to finding your dream wedding dress. Gone are the days of a small town bride-to-be making a long journey to find her gown. Now, no matter where you live or what your style, you have thousands of beautiful dresses right at your fingertips (literally). In the past year, we’ve seen The Limited, Nordstrom, Anthropologie (BHLDN) and Ann Taylor launch exclusive...

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White by Vera Wang Wedding Dresses Have Arrived!

by Azure

The day has finally arrived! After years of drooling over Vera Wangwedding dresses, knowing full well a Vera gown would break the wedding budget, the White by Vera Wang collection is here! 12 swoon-worthy White by Vera Wang dresses are available at David's Bridal stores across the U.S., and these affordable new gowns will blow you away! They look totally couture; chic, well-constructed, dramatic, whimsical. Check out a few of my favorite White by Vera Wang creations, then head...

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2011 Wedding Dresses by Justin Alexander- Classic and Romantic!

by Azure

Dramatic ball gowns, classic a-lines and curve-hugging mermaids... all of Justin Alexander's 2011 wedding dresses are romantic and timeless. So once you know your shape and know your most flattering wedding dress silhouette (click here to find out), head over to our wedding dresses gallery and check out the latest and greatest from Justin Alexander! His 2011 bridal collection will blow you away. And if Justin Alexander's dresses aren't your style, never fear! There are over 300...

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British Bridal Trends- from Corset Wedding Dresses to Dramatic Bridal Fascinators

by Azure

About Bride Chic Is there such a thing? That is, trends in bridal fashion coming out of Britain exclusively? Well, if you've been watching this market for as long as I have you'd say, absolutely. First of all I began designing way back before Princess Diana was even engaged to Charles. I was a bridal fabrics buyer in 1981 and ate up the European publications like chocolate whenever I could get my hands on them. Here in the US you could only get these magazines through specialized...

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Win a Vera Wang Wedding Dress from Glamour.com

by Azure

Vera Wang's affordable new White by Vera Wang bridal line with David's Bridal will not hit stores until next month. But thanks to our friends at Glamour.com... You can win a Vera Wang wedding dress right now! Glamour.com is giving away 30 Vera Wang dresses, and word on the street is that the wedding dresses are heavenly. One of the White by Vera Wang stunners is inspired by Ivanka Trump's gorgeous lace gown, and another is based off of Chelsea Clinton's one-of-a-kind Vera Wang...

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Custom Wedding Dresses on Etsy- Romantic, Retro, Modern and More!

by Azure

Sure, we've got over 3,500 designer creations in our wedding dresses style gallery, and one could get lost for hours pouring over the whimsical ball gowns, sleek silky mermaids and classic a-lines. But not every girl loves designer fashion, and not every bride dreams of a designer wedding dress by Vera Wang or Monique Lhuillier... That's why we're always on the lookout for the latest and greatest wedding dresses. And we love the unique, handmade finds available on Etsy. Here are 5...

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Royal Wedding Dresses of Great Britain- Queen Elizabeth

by Azure

About Bride Chic Kate Middleton's wedding dress is the Christmas morning anticipation of not only the bridal but fashion world. I thought it might be fun to look back through the eras and see who was wearing what designed by who. Let's start with Queen Elizabeth, shall we? Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten of Greece and Denmark in 1947. On the Queen and Duke’s 60th wedding anniversary, an exhibition ran at Buckingham Palace commemorating that day when post-war...

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