10 Gowns That Say Spring Perfect!

by Bride Chic

These few weeks right before Easter mark the inevitable "Spring has Sprung" cliche, but what a perfect time for weddings! What I love so much about spring is the new life it represents in the beautifully changing landscape. Spring bridal styles blend in seamlessly with this backdrop using floral head wreaths and flower applique on wedding gowns. Here are some of my fave spring looks. Can you find yours? Comment below with your top picks!  

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Splurge Vs. Save: The Pippa Middleton Dress

by The Broke-Ass Bride

I know, I know - the Royal Wedding was like a thousand years ago. Yet here we are, still talking about a certain infamous bridesmaid who enchanted an entire nation, just by showing us her backside...oye vey. Anyhoo, were you aware you can own Pippa's exact dress? Everyone's favorite slinky, cowl-neck gown is for sale on Net-A-Porter. for only $3475. Not an unheard of sum to pony up for a wedding gown (and because it is THE Pippa dress, I wouldn't bet on it going on clearance anytime...

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Bride Chic: FINDING YOUR CHIC FACTOR

by Azure

About Bride Chic Once upon a time I was a bride-to-be. And the day my husband proposed I thought whipping up my bridal look would be simple. I was a designer of Harlowesque bridal gowns and envisioned myself in an ivory bias cut crepe carrying one long stemmed calla lily. Then my hopeless romantic Edgar said, "I have a request, Amy. I'd like a band of Scottish pipers and to wear a kilt." Add to that we lived at the San Francisco Theological Seminary, a landmark that looks like an...

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Calling all New York Nearlyweds!

by Azure

If you are in the NYC area tomorrow (April 2nd), don’t miss the opening of Modern Trousseau’s New York showroom! During this 5-day event, Modern Trousseau will unveil the 2009 Spring Collection, so boogie on down to 7th Ave. and be one of the first to feast your eyes on these gorgeous gowns!

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Hanna Hartnell’s Double Dare Wedding Gowns

by Azure

For all you financially savvy nearlyweds and “green” brides-to-be, the Double Dare wedding gown collection from California-based Hanna Hartnell was created with you in mind! Not only are these gowns gorgeous, they are eco-friendly too, fashioned from sustainable silk processes by clean technology. And, I haven’t even gotten to the best part yet! Known for creating the most daring and glamorous bridal gowns, Hanna Hartnell’s Double Dare wedding dresses are lined with colored...

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Bride Chic: Hollywood Brides

by Azure

About Bride Chic Claudette Colbert as Ellie Andrews, Audrey Hepburn as Jo Stockton (Photo 1). No, they weren't real brides but the designers, writers and producers who created them certainly were. Hollywood designers and the actresses who wore their creations influenced the way we look at weddings and fashion today. All the gowns pictured here are works of art and stellar representatives of their times. What could be more 1930s than Robert Kalloch's creation for Claudette Colbert in It...

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