Wedding Dresses


Return to Romance with Vera Wang, Fall 2013

by Azure

A peaceful wave washed over me as the first Vera Wang wedding dress graced the Fall 2013 bridal catwalk in New York. I could tell, instantly, that this collection would be a far cry from Vera's past two bridal seasons. Instead of the zombie bride look of Fall 2012, Vera chose classically bridal hair and makeup styles for her models; and rather than rich reds or black + nude for her core collection colors, it was all about rich ivory and traditional wedding white for Fall '13....

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White Aisle Style Redefined with Reem Acra’s Fall 2013 Wedding Dress Collection

by Azure

I was enchanted, start to finish, at Reem Acra's Fall 2013 bridal runway show, as dress after amazing dress, topped off with an equally amazing piece of wedding head chic, floated down the catwalk. But it wasn't until I began sorting through the runway photos (by the incredibly talented Syed of SYPhotography), that the true beauty of this collection really hit me. There are several convertible stunners in Reem's latest collection, with detachable lace peplums and organza skirts,...

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Amp Up the Vamp for Your Hallo-Wedding with Dark Bridal Gowns

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Gettin' hitched on All Hallow's Eve? Glam dark dresses harken to the spooky spectacular while still allowing you the truly bridal experience. No need for rips, tears and grunge. From ballgowns to sheaths, the Interwebz are full of boo-tiful designs. The runways have been trending toward dresses of all colors in the last couple of years and the Queen herself, Ms. Vera Wang, has had us feeling ghoulishly girly with some of her offerings. Go gothic with black or stunning...

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Fall In Love with Spring ‘13 Lazaro Bridal Gowns

by Azure

The wedding industry is a competitive place, and the majority of wanna be florists, photographers, wedding dress designers, planners, etc. end up bowing out gracefully (or... not so gracefully) after just a few years in business. So, it really says something special that JLM Couture has been making brides beautiful (with its drool-worthy dresses) for 25 long years. JLM's designers know what brides want, and have mastered the art of bridal gown creation! As our New York bridal market...

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Claire Pettibone’s New Wedding Dress Collection Is Paradise On Earth

by Azure

Fall into a world of endless pretty with the latest and greatest bridal creations from the amazing Claire Pettibone! Our friend Syed of SYPhotography was there to capture the rose petal-covered runway presentation of An Earthly Paradise... and boy oh boy was it gorgeous! Twenty ethereal wedding dresses floated down the catwalk, with models walking barefoot and sporting bohemian chic floral crowns. Delicate sleeves, floral embroidery, precious embellishments, and Claire Pettibone's...

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Bridal Trends, Fall 2013 NYC

by Bride Chic

Twice a year designers show their collections amid all the fanfare of runway shows. My favorite part of all this hoop-la is giving you my interpretation of those uncovering trends. In 2013 we're seeing two diametrically opposed ideas happening in bridal wear: The return of and breaking away from tradition all at once... Returning to tradition, we're seeing the reinvention of illusion and lace necklines. Also some gowns come with sleeves a la 1940s-50s ranging from cap, 3/4-length...

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Sweet Carolina Herrera… 9 Sophisticated New Wedding Dresses from Bridal Market

by Azure

Carolina Herrera never disappoints when it comes to delivering elegant wedding dresses for sophisticated brides. And this season is no different! Herrera focused on sultry mermaids and fanciful ballgowns for her Fall 2013 collection for brides, with loads of rich lace, frothy tulle, and eye-catching hand embroidery. Take a look at our nine favorite styles, then share your thoughts and favorites in the comments section below! Any of these gowns perfect for your white aisle? Which...

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Match the Wedding Dress with the Designer to WIN Your Signature Scent and a Year of Beauty

by Azure

New York bridal market was out-of-this-world inspiring, with so many highlights over the course of the four day fashion fest! But before we start indulging you in all the lovely from the latest wedding dress collections, we want to test your bridal designer knowledge! And... give you the chance to win a covetable prize! The Challenge: Match nine of our favorite gowns (numbered 1-9) hot off the Spring 2013 bridal market catwalks with each designer (letters A-I) who created it, and...

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Do the Convertible Wedding Dress Dance!

by Azure

Love the two wedding dress trend, but planning on a budget? Then you'll adore the new transforming wedding dresses and bridal boleros from Jenny Yoo! Two of Jenny Yoo's latest creations, the Monarch (above) and the tulle Hathaway (below), can be worn six different ways, so you can change it up from the ceremony to the reception! Pretty sweet, don't you think? But wait, there's more! Check out the lacy boleros in photos three and four... these versatile stunners can be tied in a...

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Behind the Scenes in NYC at Bridal Market

by Brooklyn Bride

Bridal Market is amongst us once again, and I love to be able to share some behind the scenes shots from the runway with you guys! It's always a rush seeing the beautiful new wedding dresses come down the runway, seeing how they move, how they glitter, it's all so beautiful! This year we saw lots of sparkle and lots of sleeves....I think I smell a trend coming on... [All photos by Vané Broussard of Brooklyn Bride]

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Bridal Fashion Week Sneak Peek: Cymbeline

by Bride Chic

For me Cymbeline has always been the city-chic bride's go-to brand--continental with just the right twist of traditional. And today, I'm giving you a first look at La Parisienne, Cymbeline's 2013 collection that has to be some of the most stunning bridal wear I've seen in a long time. Cymbeline has been on the scene 40 years and has become one of the top creators of bridal fashion in the world. It all started when three sisters decided to change things around a little in the bridal...

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7 New Wedding Dresses to Adore

by Azure

There's a new wedding dress collection in town, and we're sure you'll fall head over heels for its dreamy gowns!l David's Bridal's new Melissa Sweet line is fittingly, sweet, and super romantic with endless timeless appeal. Check out all seven stunners, then share your favorite Melissa Sweet dress in the comment section below!  

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Brides Going Goth: The Fine Art of Embracing your Darker Side

by Bride Chic

Last week we looked at bridal shopping beyond the salon. Today we're going way beyond that now that it's finally October, the perfect time to check out a few Goth gowns. More brides are braving the dark side the past few years, some even booking October 31st as their wedding day. If you're going Goth, you don't need me to tell you you're probably not going to find your gown in the typical bridal salon. Think about it this way: If you sport bits of Goth in your day to day life why...

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25 Gowns and LWDs from Paris, London, and Milan You’ll Want to Get Married In

by Azure

Fashion Week fever has been hot and heavy the past few weeks, but we're not quite done dishing inspiration for your white aisle walk! From cream, beige, and ivory little white dresses adorned with beads, peplums, lace, and illusion fabric, to full-length dresses that practically float down the catwalk, take a peek at 25 decadent designs... Any of these stunners tickle your fancy? Which designer gets your vote for most white aisle worthy?

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Beautiful Handmade Bridal Gowns & Accessories

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for a truly unique or one-of-a-kind handmade wedding dress or bridal accessory that suits your personality and style to a T? You’re in luck. There are many, many beautiful hand-crafted wedding gowns and baubles available today. Here are six of my favorites: Strapless 1930s-Inspired "Evalyn" Bridal Gown. Shown in silk charmeuse with a French lace overlay, this lovely gown can be custom made in a choice of color and...

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Talk About a Star-Studded Wedding Weekend! Anne Hathaway and Others Host Stealth I Do’s

by Azure

We knew it was only a matter of time until Anne Hathaway took the plunge with her actor/jeweler beau, Adam Shulman. And this weekend she officially became a Mrs.! It all went down in Big Sur, California (a la Natalie Portman), on a private estate in front of 180 guests. Anne wore custom Valentino, an off-the-shoulder, full a-line gown of romantic lace and frothy tulle. For her something old and wedding head chic, Anne chose a 1920's inspired headdress attached to a simple tulle...

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Bridal Fashion Sites for the Imaginative Bride

by Bride Chic

You might want an edgier look than what you’re finding in the bridal salons. Or maybe white is not quite your thing. Dreaming about that Art Deco chemise or floor-length suit, you simply can’t get going the traditional route? You may just have to venture out beyond the the salon to find what you want. But the good news is... because brides are changing, so are designers. A couple off the charts bridal fashion sites have emerged the past few years: Think BHLDN and Ruche. Once...

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Out Of Africa Wedding Dress Chic

by Bride Chic

Have you caught Amanda Wakeley's  Africa pieces shot at the Phinda Game Reserve in South Africa? Don't these remind you of some of the gems put out by Hollywood designers in the 1930's? Dramatic back views for divas making grand exits out of drawing rooms... Add a few elements reminiscent of Grecio/Roman costume and these wedding dresses sport innovation as well as originality you just don't find in other collections. You can find these dresses and more on OneWed and on Amanda's...

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Nine Divine Wedding Gowns by Victor Harper

by Azure

Glamorous, refined, elegant and sophisticated, just a few words that come to mind when taking in all the bridal lovely that Victor Harper has to offer! Prior to launching the Victor Harper Collection in April 2012, the designer behind the brand caught the eyes of Vera Wang, Reem Acra, and Amsale (and created stunning collections for each of them). And it's easy to see why! The intricate detailing (beading, applique, embroidery) is mind-blowingly gorgeous, and the wedding dress...

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Little White Wedding Dress Inspiration from New York Fashion Week

by Azure

... because we know you want it! Trends are set on the New York Fashion Week catwalks, and you can always count on plenty of bridal style eye candy to inspire your wedding day look. Especially when it comes to the LWD! So to help you craft the most stylish second look for your reception (if you are wearing two dresses for your special day), we've rounded up some of our favorite little white dresses hot off the runway. Take a peek, then sound off and share your stylish thoughts!...

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