Dresses and Fashion


Vera Wang Sees Pink for Fall 2014

by Azure

Leave it to Vera Wang to throw caution to the wind and set her own trends for Fall 2014! While most designers this season incorporated color in more subtle ways, Vera went bold with a pink-on-pink bridal collection! Possibly a nod to Breast Cancer Awareness month?! The shades of pink selected for this collection were oh so right, from carnation pink to salmon, berry to neon coral (one of our personal favorites). And whether you love mermaids, ball gowns, or sleek column silhouettes,...

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10 Trends from the Bridal Runway

by Azure

It was a whirlwind weekend in NYC, dashing from one amazing bridal runway show to the next! And we're bringing you all the fashion scoop and inspiration first, starting with the top ten trends hot off the catwalk! 1.  Statement Veiling - Amsale sent one of her Kenneth Pool models down the bridal catwalk wearing a dramatic, voluminous layered tulle veil, a show-stopping finishing touch that screams haute couture! Reem Acra's head chic featured fantastic feathered crowns, while...

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Stalking the Bridal Look Books: Dana Bolton

by Bride Chic

I found out about Dana Bolton the way I find most designers out there--perusing Pinterest and Tumblr! A custom designer with a small collection and design studio, Dana hails from North London. I was drawn back to her gorgeous and user-friendly site many times over the course of the week, just to look at the way she utilizes lace and works incredible techniques into a design (like buttons down the side instead of down the back). I'm finding a handful of the smaller designers like...

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25 Lacy Little White Dresses for the Reception

by Azure

How many brides are wearing a second look for the reception, currently on the hunt for the perfect LWD? Well, look no more because we've rounded up some of the prettiest little white (and ivory!) wedding dresses around. The best part? Each and every one of them can be purchased online. Just click the link below the photo when you find a frock you love. Don't forget to ideabook them too! Aren't these lacy stunners sweet?? Which style is your absolute favorite?       ...

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Let’s Hear It For Our Fall Wedding Giveaway Winner!

by Azure

The results of our Fall Wedding Giveaway are in! We received hundreds of ideabook entries worthy of the prize, but only one lucky bride could win the covetable Valentino Couture pumps! Ready to find out who will be strutting her stuff down the white aisle in $1,000 wedding shoes? Let's hear it for... OnTheCusp23! This bride went above and beyond with her Fall Wedding Giveaway ideabook, filling it with 70 spectacular photos that truly capture the essence and romance of Autumn. She...

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15 Favorites from Houghton Bride

by Azure

Ever since Houghton NYC launched its edgy bridal line in October 2012, I've been a super fan! Catering to the non-traditional, fashion-forward, chic and daring nearlywed, Houghton delivers luxurious gowns, suits, separates and finishing touches that strike the perfect balance between sexy and romantic. Whether you're planning a quickie City Hall wedding, intimate destination I Do's, or are simply looking to walk the white aisle in high-fashion style, the Houghton Bride collection...

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Bridesmaids Gone Rogue

by Bride Chic

Wondering how to ditch the predictable and go with something different? Though solid color or monochromatics can be stunning on bridesmaids, check out what's happening on the bridal front in prints, dots, checks, stripes and florals! One of the best things about incorporating print chic into your bridesmaid scheme is how you can pick up different colors and tie everything together with accessories, including bouquets. A few brave and ingenious brides are even mixing it up having the...

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Last Call to Win $1,000 Wedding Shoes from Valentino

by Azure

Our Valentino Couture giveaway ends tomorrow night at midnight, but you still have plenty of time to enter to win!! There are $1,000 pumps on the line, a splurge we're sure you won't want to miss out on! We are looking for the best fall-inspired ideabook of 15 or more photos, and if you submit our favorite, you will win these covetable Valentino heels in black & gold or beige & champagne (your choice): Now onto what's really important... the steps for you to enter to win: Step...

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8 Ways to Wear Florals

by Bride Chic

Flowers worn on the head whether in a continuous circlet or a scattering of small silk roses is a trend that's moving like wildfire on all the wedding blogs and editorials. Floral wreaths aren't new to complimenting bridal wear though. Queen Victoria wore a wreath of orange blossoms with a veil of Honiton lace back in the 19th Century when she wed Prince Albert. In the 1920's brides wore wreaths of florals with long flowing veils with shorter wedding dresses. The craze we're...

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Win Valentino Couture for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Step into fall in style and walk the white aisle in something sparkling from Valentino Couture with OneWed's mid-September giveaway! To help our brideys embrace the beautiful Autumn season, we thought a giveaway would do the trick! And we've secured a $1,000 pair of wedding shoes (pictured above) to gift to one lucky reader! The Prize: Valentino's Jewelry Couture-Bow d'Orsay Pump, in champagne beige or black and gold. Now that you know the booty you're gunning for, I'm sure...

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20 Favorite Wedding Gowns from Atelier Pronovias 2014

by Azure

You already know that we love Spanish bridal design house, Pronovias. I mean... how could we not with wedding dresses THIS gorgeous, and Elie Saab on the designer roster?! And guess what, all you fellow Pronovias fans? There is a brand new 2014 collection, Atelier Pronovias, to swoon over this season! And boy oh boy are the wedding gowns spectacular! There are 30 bridal stunners to choose from, but we selected 20 of our favorites to share with you today. Take a look... ...

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8 Stunning Wedding Gowns by Kathy de Stafford

by Bride Chic

Okay, I've been smitten with Irish bridal wear designers for some time now and posting a styled shoot to Bride Chic this past week I once again ran across the work of Kathy de Stafford of Dublin. Yes, I've been following her for years now and just finally getting around to extolling all her virtues. These creations are right in line with what I most love--yards of gorgeous lace paired up with long, form-fitting silhouettes that show off great lines and curves on a woman. For all...

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13 Beautiful New Wedding Dresses from Jim Hjelm

by Azure

For classic brides who want to exude pure romance on their wedding day, look no further than Jim Hjelm Bridal! Jim Hjelm is just one of the breathtaking designer lines from JLM Couture, and the Fall 2013 collection is definitely a show-stopper! Statement backs and inspired illusion necklines abound, adding that extra something special to lacy mermaids, voluminous tulle ball gowns, and timeless A-line and fit and flare styles! Start scrolling to see 13 of our favorite new Jim Hjelm...

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Stalking the Bridal Lookbooks: Erica Elizabeth

by Bride Chic

Want to top off with some gorgeous lace on your wedding day? Every so often I check in with Erica Elizabeth Design out of Los Angeles and share a few of her new creations with you. Her vintage head wear has to be the most off the charts stunning and always inspiring stuff, so beautifully styled as well as photographed. These gems I particularly love because they have such attention to detail in regard to era as well as the just plain prettiness factor... Want more? You got...

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10 Timeless Tips for Brides from Vera Wang

by Azure

Awhile back, WWD asked the great Vera Wang to share her top tips for brides on everything from fashion to beauty, flowers and photography. And today we're sharing this wisdom with you... so that your walk down the aisle is everything you've dreamed about and more! 1 - Comfort Is Key: You must love your wedding day look, and feeling comfortable when you walk down the aisle is incredibly important. If you feel comfortable, you'll radiate confidence, making you the most beautiful...

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