Wedding Dresses


13 Delightful Wedding Gowns from Birnbaum & Bullock

by Azure

Birnbaum & Bullock has been on my radar for quite some time, and I always love the dresses they turn out! And once you take a peek at B&B's heavenly 2013 couture collection, I'm sure you'll feel the same! From classic frothy ballgowns with waist-cinching corset tops, to slinky silk stunners that ooze Old Hollywood glam, Birnbaum & Bullock most definitely does a bride's body good! And has a dress perfect for every type and style of bride. Plus, in addition to the 13 covetable...

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Fashions Fade, Style is Eternal… 7 Reasons to Wear Vintage Down the Aisle

by Azure

The great Yves Saint Laurent once said, "Fashions fade, style is eternal...". And we couldn't agree more! While we do our best to always keep you up on the latest trends in weddings and bridal style, we want you to feel empowered to plan a wedding that's perfect for you... regardless of what's trending at the moment. Because as we all know, trends are fleeting and fashions fade! Wondering where I'm going with this? I recently received the new Style Me Vintage: Weddings book by...

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Stalking the Look Books: Elizabeth Stockenstrom

by Bride Chic

I was researching images for a post on lace when I ran across this incredible Capetown designer, Elizabeth Stockenstrom. She has a discriminating eye for choosing and combining just the right fabrics and laces. I'm loving her version of the mermaid silhouette. Also check out her expertise for creating special effects like back ruffles that extend into a train--every wedding dress is absolutely stunning! Can you pick a favorite? Tell us what you think of Elizabeth Stockenstrom...

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Is Blue the New Blush?

by Azure

For a while there, it was all about blush pink wedding gowns as unique bridal alternatives to traditional white dresses. And the introduction of blush by most all of our favorite designers opened up the door for more dreamy colors to make their marks on white aisles everywhere. My prediction? That wedding dresses in shades of powder and sky blue, pale aqua, and pastel turquoise will give blush a run for its money in 2013! I mean... just look at the divine confection by Claire La...

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15 White Aisle Ready Gowns from the Fall 2013 RTW Runways

by Azure

Even though designers are currently showing their Fall 2013 ready-to-wear collections, there is still plenty of bridal inspiration and eye candy to go around! And since we're in the final stretch of what I like to call "fashion month" (Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York commenced on February 7th), I couldn't help but do one more installment for our catwalk to white aisle series! Hope you enjoy! Now, if you can look past the nip slip and picture this gown, by Dsquared2, worn...

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First Look at the Exclusive Bridal Collection from Net-a-Porter

by Azure

If you're like me, you love pulling wedding inspiration from the look books and catwalks of designers you only dream about wearing. Sound about right? Well Net-a-Porter is about to make your dreams come true... with its white hot new exclusive bridal collection of eight stunning wedding gowns from the likes of Issa, Rochas, Nina Ricci and more! The designers were carefully chosen for their ability to bring a red carpet feel to their designs, and judging from the drool-worthy...

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Stalking the Bridal Lookbooks: Zahavit Tshuba

by Azure

Today we continue our international hunt for the most drop dead gorgeous wedding gowns around! And clearly... Israeli bridal designers know what they're doing! A few weeks back we showcased the stunning 2013 collection by Berta, but fellow Isreal-based designer Zahavit Tshuba gives Berta a run for its money! Just check out the drool-worthy confections below... incredibly beautiful don't you think? Zahavit Tshuba's dresses are crafted from the finest silks and laces imported from...

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6 Tips to Find the Perfect Dress without Breaking the Bank

by Azure

Sure, you want to look amazing at your wedding. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so! To help you find the perfect wedding gown without spending too much green, we’ve got six budget tips you won’t want to miss! Here we go... 1. Set a budget before you start looking. Yeah, we say it over and over. But that’s because it will really help you out. Decide early on how much you’re willing to spend, striking a good balance between the fact that you're purchasing a...

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20 Breathtaking 2013 Bridal Gowns by Ersa Atelier

by Azure

Ready to swoon hard over a new 2013 bridal collection from a designer you might not know? Ersa Atelier hails all the way from Romania, but once you see these drool-worthy confections, you'll be ready to book a trip to Bucharest! International bachelorette party, anyone?! Seriously though, just take a look at all the lace and tulle lovely below... Aren't these dresses divine? Which 2013 wedding gown style from Ersa Atelier is your absolute favorite? Share it...

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19 Divine Wedding Gowns from the J. Mendel 2013 Collection

by Azure

J. Mendel knows how to work fabric masterfully to create intricate pleats and drool-worthy draping. And for high-fashion brides tying the knot on the beach or in a tropical destination, I can't think of a more perfect wedding dress designer than J. Mendel! I mean... just look at the exquisite stunners (from Mendel's 2013 bridal collection) below. Simply spectacular, don't you think? For as easy, breezy as these dresses are, they are just as unique and wedding day worthy. I adore...

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NY Fashion Week Wrap-Up: 35 Unforgettable Stunners

by Azure

Mercedes-Benz fashion week in NYC is wrapping up, and today we're sharing the gowns, shoes and accessories that we can't stop thinking about. The styles you see below are perfect to inspire your white aisle walk, from designers like Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta, Jenny Packham, Angel Sanchez and many more! Naeem Khan J. Mendel Oscar de la Renta Jenny Packham Monique Lhuillier Badgley Mischka Ralph Lauren Marc Jacobs Marchesa Angel...

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What An Awesome Wedding Shooter Can Do

by Bride Chic

On my Bride Chic Blog I have a once in a while series I run called, Awesome Shooters where I post about some really off-the-charts wedding photographers that are so great, I want to scream their virtues off rooftops! Recently I had the honor and good fortune to work with a very gifted fashion and wedding photographer named Joy Strotz. These inspiring images were taken during a shoot we did for Ceremony Magazine back in August of 2012 at The Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga,...

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Gorgeous Bridal Gowns that make the Ultimate Romantic Statement

by Azure

Nothing says romance like a pink or red wedding dress! And since Valentine's Day is just two days away, we wanted to round up our favorite blush and ruby-hued gowns to make you swoon! Thanks to celebs like Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, and Reese Witherspoon, and innovative bridal designers like Vera Wang and Jenny Packham, unique wedding dresses in shades of pink and red are more popular and available than ever before. Take a look:   Which of these rosy...

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Badgley Mischka Teams Up with Anthropologie’s BHLDN

by Bride Chic

Once upon a time there was a very gifted design duo who introduced the world to bridal gowns that looked like something worn by 1930's film stars. Badgley Mischka wowed a bridal market once saturated with the white cookie cutter uniforms of the day. So starved were we back then for these beaded and intricately embroidered gems in body-clinging silhouettes! Fast forward twenty years and we're still carrying the torch. While they've managed to keep this timeless evening gown...

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Swoon-Worthy Soiree Bridal Collection from Jesus Peiro

by Azure

Whether you want classic or romantic, structured or flowing, tulle, lace or duchess satin for your wedding dress, Jesus Peiro has you covered in the bridal department! Oh, and if you love a good statement back and illusion neckline, the Soiree collection will make your heart jump for joy! Let's take a look at some of my favorite wedding gowns by this amazing Spanish designer! Each dress is a true work of art, and oozes femininity in the best possible way! Elegant Ball Gowns ...

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Getting That 1950’s Bridal Look

by Azure

Whether watching the stars on the red carpet or enjoying AMC’s hit show Mad Men, we continue to be fascinated with Old Hollywood 1950’s inspired glamour and elegance. Classic icons like Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy remind us why the 1950’s were so grand, with the timeless beauty of these fashions still being relevant today. Just take Penelope Cruz in vintage Balmain couture at the 2009 Oscars for example...  Gorgeous, no? I love seeing modern...

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