Dresses and Fashion


Wedding Color Inspiration: Black + White with a Modern Twist

by Azure

  Horizontal stripes might not immediately come to mind when you think about dresses to flatter your bridesmaids... but the preppy Kate Spade frocks above prove this theory wrong! And once you check out all the lovely from this San Fran real wedding captured by Josh Gruetzmacher Photography, you will surely be feeling inspired! Don't you just love how the chic striped pattern is incorporated throughout, from the bouquet and boutonnieres to the wedding reception table linens?...

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30 Unique Bridesmaid Dresses Your Ladies Will Love

by Azure

With all the heavenly wedding dress inspiration we've been dishing up lately, we didn't want to leave your loyal bridesmaids out in the cold! So... We trolled through Etsy looking for the latest, most unique, and sophisticated choices for the bridal party, and came up with a lovely bunch of 30 stylish designs. Scroll on to see them all...

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Ethereal New Wedding Dresses by Marchesa

by Azure

Monique Lhuillier and Naeem Khan weren't the only designers drawing inspiration from romantic, enchanted gardens for Fall 2014 bridal. The amazing ladies behind Marchesa, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, let the allure of a secret garden lead the way this season, with an ethereal collection comprised of twelve beautiful wedding gowns and two white aisle worthy LWDs. Marchesa's secret garden muse translated into gorgeous handmade floral appliques, lace and beaded embroideries, and...

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White Hot Trend: Not Your Mother’s Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the past few weeks I've been talking a lot about bridal market. And how could you blame me? There are hundreds of brand new wedding dress collections to explore, not to mention all the style, beauty, and accessories trends! Thinking back to last month's market and looking beyond the beautiful dresses, I'm struck by the innovation, and versatility delivered by so many talented designers. Let's start with Lazaro, and this daring yet romantic two-piece stunner... And how...

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13 Spectacular New Hayley Paige Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The new Hayley Paige Spring 2014 bridal collection is all-around gorgeous, with mermaid, ball gown, and classic a-line wedding gowns designed and tailored to perfection. But it was the designer's willingness to take risks and push the bridal fashion envelope this season that really stood out! I mean, let's be honest... how many people think crop top for the white aisle? Hayley Paige did, and her flawless execution (check it out below) had all of bridal market talking... Oh,...

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16 Covetable Bridal Gowns from Lazaro, Spring 2014

by Azure

With more than five years and ten seasons worth of bridal markets under my belt, it's safe to say I've seen the best and all the rest from the top wedding dress makers you know and love. One designer who delights me season after season? It's Lazaro Perez, the visionary behind JLM Couture's Lazaro collection. Seeing these dresses float down the bridal catwalk is an absolute treat, and Lazaro's latest collection, Spring 2014, is loaded with dramatic details, decadent volume, and...

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The Crocheted Wedding Dress

by Bride Chic

Wednesday on Bride Chic I posted about a woman I knew who hand crocheted her own wedding veil. That was seven years ago and the first crocheted veil I'd ever laid eyes on. Fast forward to Fall 2014 Bridal and not only are crocheted laces trending as trims on wedding dresses, check out some of these allover crocheted creations. That is, as in, completely crocheted! I never imagined there were so many jaw-dropping styles both new and vintage. I began perusing through these...

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Fall 2014 Bridal Runway Report: 17 Glamorous Gowns by Mark Zunino

by Azure

Last year I fell hard for THIS divine mermaid wedding dress by Mark Zunino. And if I ever find the perfect venue and set a date (it's been almost a year since Reid popped the question!), I'll begin my search for the dress of my dreams with Mark Zunino on my mind! Now that Zunino's Fall 2014 bridal collection for Kleinfeld has arrived, I'm all the more smitten with this red carpet/white aisle worthy designer! One of the Fall '14 dresses (see the sixth photo below) features 8,000...

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11 Stunning New Wedding Dresses by Kelly Faetanini

by Azure

Ready to swoon hard over another drop dead gorgeous Fall 2014 bridal collection? Kelly Faetanini is just what the doctor ordered! With celestial bliss serving as her collection inspiration, Faetanini's new wedding gowns are dreamy, angelic, and excitingly fashion-forward. To say that they float down the aisle is a true understatement! Texture and layering play an important role, and inspired details like raw edges, vintage rose ombre treatments, and beautiful sleeves and backs...

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Fall 2014 Wedding Dresses by Theia: Modern Gilded Romance

by Azure

My very first bridal runway presentation this season was at the Theia Couture showroom, and I've been dying to share the gorgeous Fall 2014 gowns with you ever since! Theia's show was jam-packed with drama, and the collection, aptly named The Midas Touch, features glittery gold infusions and clean, modern silhouettes. First up was an allover pearl beaded sheath paired with a fairytale-inspired hooded bridal jacket.... From there, Theia continued to wow, with French Chantilly...

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24 Dreamy Wedding Gowns from Reem Acra, Fall 2014

by Azure

Reem Acra's Fall 2014 bridal collection is inspired by going global, and the dresses are certainly out-of-this-world gorgeous! Putting the focus on silhouette and texture this season, Reem delivers big whether you're in the market for lace, organza or tulle, a-line, column, mermaid or ball gown. Ethereal details including re-embroidered lace, illusion backs, sleeves, and necklines, delicate appliques and hand-embroideries, and billowy layering of tulle add drama and romance,...

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5 Favorite Fall 2014 Trends from the Designer’s Perspective

by Bride Chic

Seems like just yesterday all the top designers were unveiling their newest gems. Actually market time in New York happens twice a year--April and October--and is always super swoon time for brides-to-be, wedding retailers, bloggers and just about anyone out there who loves to see new takes on white, frothy confections. Did I say white? Okay, we're still seeing a lot of beautiful white gowns in the collections for sure but this season really marks, 'let's move the wedding dress into...

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10 Divine Wedding Dresses from Amsale, Fall 2014

by Azure

There is something spectacular about how an Amsale wedding gown fits and flatters the curves of a bride. Don't believe me?? Just check out the sophisticated stunner below... The slim trumpet silhouette in luxe white silk, along with the barely there neckline delicately sprinkled with sparkling crystals... talk about perfection! And we're just getting started! Each wedding dress in Amsale's new Fall 2014 bridal collection is breathtaking, and every style has it's own special...

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10 New Wedding Gowns by Oscar de la Renta

by Azure

Oscar de la Renta went back to basics for his Fall 2014 bridal collection, unveiling just ten sophisticated new styles rather than his usual lineup of 20 plus dresses. The iconic designer made every dress count, delivering a cohesive, accessible collection comprised of airy ball gowns, timeless a-lines, and sultry mermaids too. What this means is that there is a wedding dress to suit every style, venue, and season! Standout details on Oscar's Fall 2014 wedding gowns include...

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Kelly Clarkson’s Wedding Gown + the Latest from Temperley

by Azure

With the media buzzing about Kim Kardashian's (third) engagement and her flawless 15-carat sparkler from Kanye West, there's a chance you missed the news that American Idol sweetheart Kelly Clarkson is officially off the market! Staying true to her country roots, Clarkson chose the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as the location for her nups, marrying Brandon Blackstock on Sunday at Blackberry Farms. She walked down the aisle in the Jessamine wedding dress by Temperley London...

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