Wedding Dresses


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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Back Stories for Brides

by Bride Chic

Ever notice how designers add all these awesome elements to make the back of a wedding gown pop? Face it, no matter how simple your gown is, the back deserves as much if not more attention to detail as the front. All you have to do is look at your body from all angles to see one of the most dramatic views will be your back. You’ll be showing it off once you pass down the aisle, the whole time you take vows, and come reception time. Here are some stunning treatments from...

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Allure Couture for Your White Aisle Walk

by Azure

Yesterday, we showed you some of the stunning new wedding dress styles from Allure Bridals. But wait, there's more! Because Allure's Couture collection is seriously swoon-worthy. Not much has to be said about these heavenly dresses, but I could go on and on about all the pretty details! Layers upon layers of delicate lace, intricate beading, and curve-hugging silhouettes... can you tell I'm smitten? Take a peek at all the lovely below, then tell us... Which dress is your #1? Are...

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The Stash: 10 Wedding Dresses with Pockets under $1000

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Pockets! I'm a hard believer that all wedding dresses, nay, ALL DRESSES EVER, should be made with pockets. So much easier than having to worry about carrying a clutch or purse that could be lost or take up too much handspace. And for a wedding? When you're already carrying your bouquet and of course a glass of bubbly? Pockets are perfect for stashing your room key and lip gloss for those momentary touch-ups. And don't forget that hanky, because you know you're going to need...

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15 Wedding Gowns to Fall For from Allure Bridals

by Azure

Still on the hunt for the perfect wedding gown? Then take a look at these divine 2013 designs from Allure Bridals! Beyond the sheer beauty of these dresses, you'll probably notice the incredible fit. And it's not magic! Each Allure gown is constructed with a patented built-in corset to ensure the bride's wedding dress fits like a glove! So now that you can check that worry off your list, let's delve into the dresses, shall we? Allure's latest collection incorporates some of the...

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11 Gorgeous 2013 Wedding Gowns by Elie Saab

by Azure

Ready to feast your eyes on wedding dresses so beautiful, you'll want to pull a Kim Kardashian and wear three (or more!)? True to form, Elie Saab makes it happen... with an exquisite line of 2013 bridal gowns exclusively for Pronovias. I always look forward to seeing the latest and greatest from Elie Saab, and I know our readers love this designer too! And once you take in all the lovely above and below, you'll quickly understand why! Saab fuses classic with romantic in the most...

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Color Me Gorgeous Wedding Gowns

by Bride Chic

If you could trade out the white for any color in the spectrum on your wedding day what would it be? Spanish designer  Maria Llusia Rabell has some options for breaking the bridal code while setting the stage for some fireworks going down the aisle. Her non-white wedding gowns are an exciting mix of not only color but texture and original detail. Which colored stunner is your fav?

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15 Exquisite Wedding Dresses by Theia

by Azure

Are you prepared to swoon? I sure hope so! Because the bridal gowns in Theia's 2013 collection are stop-you-in-your tracks beautiful! Whether classic, romantic, or vintage is your white aisle style of choice, Theia has a dress to make your heart go pitter-patter. The drop-waist lace stunner above puts a gorgeous twist on the traditional, and I love the P.O.C. (pop of color!) on the tulle ballgown below. The slinky silk sheaths are dreamy for our vintage glam brides, and there are...

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10 Incredibly Gorgeous Transforming Wedding Dresses from 2013 Bridal Collections

by Azure

Wedding dresses that give you two looks for the price of one aren't easy to find. But there are a few drool-worthy gems to remember from the 2013 bridal catwalks! Here are ten of our favs from Monique Lhuillier, Rosa Clara, Hayley Paige, Reem Acra, and more! Check them out, then share your thoughts in the comment section below! Which convertible wedding gown do you love most? Click Pin It on your favorite dress images!  

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She Said What?! Boutiques Behaving Badly

by Azure

Who could forget the famous scene in Pretty Woman, when Julia Roberts walks into a fancy boutique on Rodeo Drive and is treated like dirt by an arrogant, hoity-toity employee? Not me! And when shopping for a designer wedding dress that will cost thousands of dollars, brides (understandably) expect a certain level of customer service and personalized attention from the bridal shop employees. At the very least, they want to be treated with respect, and NOT like a second class...

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Walk the Aisle in Cocoe Voci

by Azure

There was an instant connection when I had the pleasure of meeting Cocoe Voci in NYC. Her free-spirited attitude and California cool put me at ease, allowing me to take in all the lovely her bridal gowns have to offer. So today, I'm excited to share the latest Cocoe Voci collection with you! Cocoe and her husband travel the world in search of the finest fabrics for her bridal creations, and their efforts pay off beautifully! Each gown is an exquisite work of art, with just the right...

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15 Stunning Alternatives to Wedding White

by Azure

One way to guarantee that your wedding dress won't be a repeat (and that you're the only bride in your area wearing a particular gown) is to go vintage. But I can understand why, for your oh so special day, you'd prefer to walk the aisle in something brand spanking new! So if a vintage gown isn't for you, why not consider one of these non-white beauties from Etsy?! Most of these are one-of-a-kind (or one-of-a-few), and all of them are gorgeous! Check out 15 colored stunners (plus...

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Shirred Beautiful Bridal Gowns

by Bride Chic

I'm wowed by anything shirred. So what is shirring anyway? Shirring is an application consisting of rows of pleats or gathers on a dress, giving off a particular wrap effect harking back to Mid-Century fashion. These days we're seeing shirring mostly on bodices. It's hot right now in bridal and evening wear, especially with tulle, chiffon or any transparent fabric forming soft folds. Here's a medley of some of the shirring seen in wedding couture this year...   Which of...

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Spanish Bridal Couture Splashes Down

by Bride Chic

Perusing Spanish Vogue to get inspiration for my, "Spain 2013" series on Bride Chic, I couldn't resist posting the latest a la mode off the runway from four of my favorite Spanish designers, Patricia Avendano, Rosa Clara,Yolan Cris  and Victorio Lucchino. If I could sum up in a few words what's happening in Spanish bridal couture it would be a dose of modesty mixed up with pure flamboyance. Add in some good old fashioned Spanish tradition, like the donning of beautiful fans and...

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15 Beautiful, Budget-Friendly 2013 Bridal Gowns by Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

Most brides know and love Monique Lhuillier, but don't anticipate walking the white aisle in one of her drool-worthy custom creations. Why? Because those babies cost a pretty penny! But Monique's Bliss bridal collection, introduced in 2011, delivers all the lovely we've come to expect from this designer, without the hefty price tag (just like Vera's White by Vera Wang collection). And since planning on a budget is the name of the game these days, we know you'll fall hard for the...

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I Do or I Don’t to Natalie Portman’s Traditional Tea-Length Wedding Dress?

by Azure

After what seems like years of speculation, Natalie Portman has finally tied the knot to choreographer/dancer Benjamin Millepied! The gorgeous couple made it official this Saturday in Big Sur, CA, hosting a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony under the stars. Portman made a unique choice for her wedding dress, wearing a white tea-length stunner by Rodarte with a sheer overlay covering her arms and chest. She finished the look with nude shoes, a classic bridal veil and bohemian chic...

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