Romantic


Sheer Perfection: 11 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses from the 2013 Costura Bridal Collection

by Azure

Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be more gorgeous 2013 bridal creations from Pronovias... we're bringing you another jaw-droppingly beautiful Pronovias line. Today's stunners are from the Costura collection, and we chose eleven of our favorites to share with you! What's so special about this collection? Let's start with all the lovely, lust-worthy lace paired with on-trend illusion touches. Just check out the wedding dress above, with its lace-embellished illusion...

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Romantic Outdoor Wedding in Italy

by Azure

Real wedding shoot by Signe Vilstrup for Vanity Fair Fusing old world Sicilian tradition with high fashion wedding style, 1960's chic with 21st century sophistication, this stunning editorial shoot in Sicily, Italy has all the right stuff! The bride wore a blush pink wedding dress with tiers and tiers of ruffles, a regal bridal tiara with accompanying veil plus a haute couture wedding headpiece (one for the ceremony, one for the reception). Her groom donned a classic black tux,...

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Romantic 2013 Wedding Dresses from the Pronovias Glamour Collection

by Azure

Yesterday we showcased our nine favorite 2013 wedding dresses by Manuel Mota for Pronovias, and asked readers to pick one favorite out of the gorgeous bunch. It proved a difficult task, and you'll see exactly why once you click HERE. But the drool-worthy 2013 bridal gowns from Pronovias don't stop with the Manuel Mota collection. And today we're sharing the showstopping styles from the 2013 Glamour Collection by Pronovias. If you're a bride who loves lace + tulle, alluring...

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13 Gorgeous Gowns for Classic Romantic Brides

by Azure

The Christos collection by Amsale never disappoints, and the Spring 2013 wedding dresses unveiled during bridal market were especially swoon-worthy. Just check out the sleek lace stunner above... amazingly beautiful right? You know we adore lace + tulle, and that fluffy tulle train peeking out from behind takes this already gorgeous dress to heavenly new heights! And how about the classic confection below, with its pretty sweetheart neckline covered in barely there net and lacy...

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Bouncy. Beautiful. Bombshell Wedding Hair

by Azure

I am absolutely, positively devoted to my long hair. I cut it once back in 5th or 6th grade (during my not so cute skater phase), and regretted it immediately. As a tall drink of water, I felt strangely Big Bird-esque without my long locks to balance things out. And although washing and drying my mane is a serious undertaking, and I swear that my long, thick hair increases my body temp by at least 10 degrees in the summer, it's a small price to pay. And I know that when I walk down...

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9 Favorite Marchesa Wedding Dresses of Spring 2013

by Azure

Do you love the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? If the answer is yes, get ready to fall in love with Marchesa's Spring 2013 bridal collection! Georgina Chapman (Marchesa's design mastermind) looked to the most popular Marchesa red carpet gowns as inspiration, and incorporated lots of lovely touches of sheer lace and illusion fabric. We chose our nine favorite styles from Marchesa's Spring 2013 bridal line (which was no easy feat!) and want to know which wedding dress you...

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Modern Romance + Bohemian Bride Chic

by Azure

Have you heard of Venezualan designer Rafael Cennamo? He's known for his elegant evening wear, and introduced a lovely edited bridal collection for Spring 2013. Each dress speaks to a different style of bride, from modern to classic, glamourous to romantic. I'm head over heels for the blush pink column gown above. Isn't it gorgeous?? Add to it those little lace gloves and simple velvet sash... and you've got one picture perfect bridal look, head to toe! The wedding dress below is...

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15 Favorites by Monique Lhuillier, Spring 2013

by Azure

Bows, beads, and loads of lovely lace, tulle, and alluring illusion fabric, Monique Lhuillier's Spring 2013 bridal collection is all about romance, fantasy, and feeling like a fairy tale princess. And guess what?? Like Reem Acra, Monique Lhuillier went for versatility this season, incorporating several convertible pieces (I.e. detachable trains and bridal boleros) for brides looking to personalize their white aisle looks. But if you'd prefer a second dress for the wedding reception...

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Sheer Goodness + Convertible Magic from Spring 2013 Reem Acra Bridal Collection

by Azure

Last season it was all about alluring transparency and illusion touches for bridal designer Reem Acra. And she didn't veer far from that ethereal vision with her Spring 2013 wedding dress line. But what we love most about Reem's 2013 collection is that many of the dresses are actually convertible! That's right! Two dresses for the price of one! Reem Acra's models were tearing off removable tulle skirts left and right, with the final runway look being transformed into a sassy cropped...

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A Perfectly Pretty Spring Palette

by Azure

... inspired by the floral embroidered, delicately beaded Spring 2013 wedding dress by Oscar de la Renta (featured above). Like or Love this romantic and dreamy inspiration? And would you walk the white aisle in a flowering bridal gown?

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Spring 2013 Bridal Gowns by Carolina Herrera

by Azure

Inspired by the "blacks, whites and fantasty..." of the Cecil Beaton Exhibit in London, Carolina Herrera's Spring 2013 bridal collection is a true work of art. Each wedding dress design caters to a different sensibility, from traditional to fashion-forward. In other words, there's a gown perfect for every style bride! Herrera's Spring 2013 collection captures some of our favorite bridal style trends... including pretty polka dots, sheer lace illusions, and Kate Middleton-inspired...

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Daring Spring 2013 Bridal by Oscar de la Renta

by Azure

Vera Wang wasn't the only bridal designer daring enough to think outside the classic white wedding box for Spring 2013. Oscar de la Renta stole our hearts with a bridal collection that is out of this world! It was all about statement accessories, luxurious texture, and romantic lace & florals for Oscar de la Renta this Spring. In one of the most innovative bridal collections I've seen for awhile, Oscar debuted a bridal crop top paired with tailored tuxedo pants, a fluffy tulle cape...

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Bow Beautiful for Brides

by Azure

What girly girl doesn't love dainty bows? I know I do! And in 2012, there are more ways than ever before to incorporate pretty bows into your dream wedding day! From feather and crystal-embellished tulle shoe clips and oversized bow wedding hair accessories, to bow-adorned wedding dresses, cakes, capes and veils, you can go bow crazy if you like with the lovely inspiration below...

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Heavenly Bridal Veils by Rosa Clara

by Azure

Did you know that bridal designer Rosa Clara offers stunning wedding accessories, including out-of-this-world gorgeous bridal veils? I didn't until now...and felt that every bride deserved to be in on my beautiful discovery! Just feast your eyes on all these lace lovelies... then post a comment below to tell us which styles you adore! Aren't these veils & head chic an ethereal dream?

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7 Lovely Lace Wedding DIYs

by Azure

It's no secret that brides love lace! Lace is romantic, exudes old world elegance, and has always been a favorite among wedding dress designers. To help you get your DIY on, here are five of our favorite wedding do-it-yourself projects incorporating lace or lace-looking doilies: 1. Lace escort card display 2. Lace and feather fascinator 3. Pink parasol doily drink stirs 4. Doily confetti cones 5. Monogrammed hoops 6. Doily & cupcake wrapper garland 7....

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Tulle and Lace for Your Romantic I Do’s

by Azure

Have you ever thought about tulle and lace for more than your dream wedding dress? I was chatting with Indiana wedding planner Kim King Smith last night, and asked about what trends she's seeing in what brides-to-be ask for. She mentioned the romantic pairing of tulle and lace for wedding reception tabletops and decor details, and I must admit I was intrigued and inspired! Sheer, feather light tulle mixed in with vintage lace adds an ethereal, elegant quality to your overall...

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Out-of-this-World Ombre Wedding Finds

by Azure

Chances are you've heard the buzz about incorporating ombre into your wedding. So we've rounded up more gorgeous ombre inspiration and bridal finds than one nearlywed can handle! From ruffly ombre wedding cakes to ombre statement necklaces and outdoor wedding decor, you'll find the perfect touch of ombre goodness for your white wedding day! How do you feel about the ombre wedding trend? Like it, love it, or ready to see it go?      

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3 Centerpiece Ideas for your Spring Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

Spring is officially here, which means Spring wedding season.  In case you are still deciding on your florals or planning a wedding for next Spring, I’m sharing some pretty centerpiece ideas for your spring wedding. Vibrant Peaches & Pinks What says ‘Spring’ more than brightly colored wedding flowers?  The incorporation of peonies and peaches in your centerpieces are perfect for your Spring wedding. Pretty White Tulips The flower that most symbolizes Spring is the...

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