Know Your Body Type, Find Your Dream Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the next month, we'll be dishing tips, tricks, and expert answers to help you find your dream wedding dress. The best place to start is by knowing your body shape. I, for one, struggle with this, as I often feel that categorizing your body shape is like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. I'm 5'9, so there's no denying that I'm tall. I have broader shoulders and long, lean limbs, characteristics often associated with an athletic build. However, I've been blessed...

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Wedding Dress Necklines: Find Your Most Flattering

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your dream wedding dress, there's a lot to consider... the price, designer, current bridal trends, the style and season of your wedding, the list goes on and on!  But the most important thing is this- that you feel like the most beautiful version of you when you walk down the aisle to meet your groom! To ensure that you look and feel drop dead gorgeous on your wedding day, it's crucial that you consider your body shape, and then choose a dress that flatters...

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Chic 2011 Wedding Dresses from Douglas Hannant

by Azure

Internationally-known fashion and bridal designer Douglas Hannant was definitely channeling his inner ice princess when designing his Fall 2011 bridal collection! The runway was adorned with snow-covered branches, and the models wore almost translucent makeup, some sporting snowflakes in their high-fashion updos. The silhouettes of Hannant's wedding dresses are to-die-for! Figure-flattering, feminine and timeless. Each dress is uber chic, nothing too over the top. There is no...

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A Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress In Your Future… It’s Bliss!

by Azure

A-List crooners like Carrie Underwood, Jewel, and Ashlee Simpson all donned Monique Lhuillier when they walked down the aisle to say I Do. Lhuillier is the go-to bridal designer when celebrities hunt for their dream wedding dresses, but the beautifully crafted, whimsical couture creations come with a high price tag. Until now... with the launch of Bliss by Monique Lhuillier! Bliss was created to bring the luxury of a Monique gown to the masses, to wedding planning brides across the...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Romona Keveza

by Azure

Check out the latest and greatest from bridal designer Romona Keveza! Keveza's Spring 2011 collection covers all the bridal bases, from slinky satin sheath style dresses, to full ballgown couture creations. It's no wonder celebs like Lea Michele and Angelina Jolie choose Romona Keveza for their red carpet looks. Keveza's dresses are superbly feminine & fit like a glove, and she offers cuts & silhouettes suitable for every body type and style! The Spring 2011 Romona Keveza...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Amsale

by Azure

Modern, timeless, with eye-catching details, Amsale's Spring 2011wedding dress collections are filled with drool-worthy creations! With three separate bridal lines to choose from (chic & urban Amsale Collection, luxe Amsale Blue Label, and flirty Little White Dress) Amsale offers the perfect style for nearly every bride-to-be. What sets this designer apart from the rest is her use of gorgeous fashion-forward embellishments. Think intricate hand-pleated floral embroidery &...

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Bridal Style 101: Selecting the Right Silk for Your Wedding Dress by Bride Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic Finding the right silk for your wedding dress of course depends on matching the silhouette and style you love to the right weave of silk. The first thing you should know is when it comes to bridal wear, silks rule! Made from the cocoons of silkworms, around 2500 B.C. the Chinese discovered and developed the process of weaving it into fabric. Most silk weaves are luxe, opulent and suggest the kind of formality perfect for a wedding dress. Tightly woven silks like...

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Stunning Silhouettes from New York Fashion Week, 2010: Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

You can always count on Monique Lhuillier to knock your fashion socks off! And the collection she debuted at New York Fashion Week did not disappoint! Lhuillier knows the curves of a woman better than most, and it shows in the figure-flattering silhouettes that graced the NYC catwalk. Picture any of these couture creations in white, ivory, or champagne, and you've got yourself a wedding dress to-die-for! There are even some cocktail frocks to inspire your style-savvy...

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Romantic Bridal Style: Allure Of The Ruffle

by Azure

About Bride Chic No way are all ruffles standard. Because there are so many different kinds of ruffles, a whole book could be written in praise of them. As you've probably figured out from the above photo, ruffles can be worn head to toe on your wedding dress, on the bodice, sleeve, skirt or train. And don't forget those accessories! I've seen bridal shoes, purses, gloves, hats and veils layered in ruffles. So today, we celebrate the ruffle! Will you incorporate romantic...

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Bride Chic: State Of The Art Chic- Wedding Dresses Under $1000

by Azure

About Bride Chic What a great time to be a bride! It never ceases to amaze me how many cutting edge, custom wedding dress designs you can find on Etsy, some of them under $1000.00. Yes, Bridal Bliss Designs offers some lollapaloozas in gorgeous fabrics and laces with a median price point around $630.00. My fave is the top photo. The lace is to die for. Which one do you love? And if you're an Etsy fanatic like me, what other Etsy designers are must-knows for brides-to-be? Helpful...

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