Wedding Dresses


Fantastic Fabrics You Wouldn’t Have Thought Of For Your Gown

by Bride Chic

Want to add a little twist of chic to your wedding day look? Get adventurous in the material department and stand out from the crowd! Finding a gown with unconventional fabrics is a great way to define your bridal style with a dress that is uniquely you. How do you know when you have found a novelty fabric in this market that seems to be absolutely saturated with swoon-worthy stuff?  All I can say is you'll know it once you see it because you aren't going to find it anywhere else. It...

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Amanda Wyatt’s 8 Hall of Famers

by Claire

With 20 years of designs under her belt, we are thrilled to share 8 wedding gown hall of famers from British designer Amanda Wyatt. Amanda Wyatt is part of a bridal heritage of over 50 years that also includes her daughter, Charlotte Balbier, another one of our favorite designers. Amanda Wyatt is an institution in the British bridal industry, and designs stunning gowns with impecable fit and attention to detail. Take a look for yourself at the 8 outstanding gowns from her 2014...

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5 Trends Beloved by Bride Chic in 2013

by Bride Chic

2013 bridal fashion proved to be anything but boring, and I'm excited to share with you my 5 favorite fashion trends from this last year. The release of The Great Gatsby in May and the ongoing Downton Abbey series inspired designers to craft gowns in the spirit of the early 20th Century. Also on the vintage front, mash-ups of bygone eras continued in the on-trend combination of accessories from different decades culminating in an overall bridal look. Modern and naturally...

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The New Year’s Eve Bride

by Bride Chic

New Year's Eve is the only night of the year when almost the entire world is celebrating the same thing together. What better way to start off your marriage than including your wedding night as part of the celebrations? If you are a New Year's Eve bride, we have found the perfect gowns and accessories to make your night sparkle and shine as bright as any New Year's Eve party. Mix in sequins as a beautiful way to shimmer in the spotlight, or choose a glittery gown to light up the...

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Breathtaking Bridal Gowns by Berta

by Azure

Still dreaming about that picture perfect wedding dress? Then have I got the designer for you! Berta is an Israeli designer with 16 years of experience creating one-of-a-kind evening and wedding gowns. And when I stumbled upon the latest Berta bridal collection, my jaw hit the floor. Now, I've seen a lot of beautiful wedding dresses in my day, but I can't think of another collection as delightfully daring as this one! Ready to swoon? Your eye candy awaits... I...

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And the Bride Wore Pink…

by Azure

When I spotted this bride in her pink Vera Wang wedding dress on Style Me Pretty (captured by We Heart Photography), I instantly fell in love! Words that came to mind? Drop dead gorgeous, ethereal, romantic, fashion-forward, daring and confident (among others). I'm sure at some point, I'll grow tired of the pink wedding dress trend but for now... I can't get enough! What do you think? For those who've said nay to wearing a pink dress down the aisle, has this beautiful bride changed...

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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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The Best of Boho for Brides

by Bride Chic

One of my all time favorite styles has to be Boho—a look mixing it up with the bohemian, peasant and flower child craze of the 1960's. What makes this look so popular now? For starters it breaks traditional bridal code while staying within the true romantic form that a wedding symbolizes and celebrates. The look is lacy with gowns in soft, transparent fabrics that can be topped off with head wreaths of flowers, ivy and dried foliage. Long flowing hair is signature with this...

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Divine Vintage Bridal Gowns for Your Something Old

by Azure

Have you considered walking the white aisle in genuine vintage? It's the perfect way to knock out your "something old", and will have you sleeping easy knowing that other brides won't be donning the same dreamy wedding dress.  The vintage bridal stunners from Etsy below are gorgeous as can be. Take a look and pick a favorite!      

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8 Beautiful Wedding Dresses for Under $500

by Azure

Every bride wants to pick a wedding dress that will make her groom's jaw drop, his knees weak, and his heart fill with pride and adoration. But truthfully, no matter what style of gown you choose, your groom will surely be impressed. After all, he chose you out of all the other women in the world to be his one and only! And if you're able to score a drop dead gorgeous wedding dress for a steal, your groomie will not only drool... but he'll praise you for your budget savvy...

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35 Best Statement Back Wedding Gowns of 2014

by Azure

Now that we've covered a good number of the new Spring and Fall 2014 bridal collections, it's time to take a detailed look at one standout trend with serious staying power... the statement back! For several seasons we've seen designers give the backs of their wedding dresses extra love and attention, using everything from crystallized covered buttons to illusion net and see-through lace. Ready to take a peek at some of our favorite statement back standouts? Scroll on and prepare...

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New and Beautiful from Mariana Hardwick

by Azure

The last time we featured Mariana Hardwick's exquisite wedding dresses, our readers and fans instantly wanted more! And today we deliver... with two divine new bridal collections from this talented Aussie designer. Hardwick's Les Annes Folles collection is, "inspired by the geometry of modernist fashion and architecture of the 1920s-1930s." Meaning it's perfect for our Art Deco/Great Gatsby/Roaring 20's loving brides. The gowns feature clean lines, structured bodices, luxe...

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Ethereal New Wedding Dresses by Marchesa

by Azure

Monique Lhuillier and Naeem Khan weren't the only designers drawing inspiration from romantic, enchanted gardens for Fall 2014 bridal. The amazing ladies behind Marchesa, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, let the allure of a secret garden lead the way this season, with an ethereal collection comprised of twelve beautiful wedding gowns and two white aisle worthy LWDs. Marchesa's secret garden muse translated into gorgeous handmade floral appliques, lace and beaded embroideries, and...

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White Hot Trend: Not Your Mother’s Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the past few weeks I've been talking a lot about bridal market. And how could you blame me? There are hundreds of brand new wedding dress collections to explore, not to mention all the style, beauty, and accessories trends! Thinking back to last month's market and looking beyond the beautiful dresses, I'm struck by the innovation, and versatility delivered by so many talented designers. Let's start with Lazaro, and this daring yet romantic two-piece stunner... And how...

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13 Spectacular New Hayley Paige Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The new Hayley Paige Spring 2014 bridal collection is all-around gorgeous, with mermaid, ball gown, and classic a-line wedding gowns designed and tailored to perfection. But it was the designer's willingness to take risks and push the bridal fashion envelope this season that really stood out! I mean, let's be honest... how many people think crop top for the white aisle? Hayley Paige did, and her flawless execution (check it out below) had all of bridal market talking... Oh,...

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16 Covetable Bridal Gowns from Lazaro, Spring 2014

by Azure

With more than five years and ten seasons worth of bridal markets under my belt, it's safe to say I've seen the best and all the rest from the top wedding dress makers you know and love. One designer who delights me season after season? It's Lazaro Perez, the visionary behind JLM Couture's Lazaro collection. Seeing these dresses float down the bridal catwalk is an absolute treat, and Lazaro's latest collection, Spring 2014, is loaded with dramatic details, decadent volume, and...

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The Crocheted Wedding Dress

by Bride Chic

Wednesday on Bride Chic I posted about a woman I knew who hand crocheted her own wedding veil. That was seven years ago and the first crocheted veil I'd ever laid eyes on. Fast forward to Fall 2014 Bridal and not only are crocheted laces trending as trims on wedding dresses, check out some of these allover crocheted creations. That is, as in, completely crocheted! I never imagined there were so many jaw-dropping styles both new and vintage. I began perusing through these...

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Fall 2014 Bridal Runway Report: 17 Glamorous Gowns by Mark Zunino

by Azure

Last year I fell hard for THIS divine mermaid wedding dress by Mark Zunino. And if I ever find the perfect venue and set a date (it's been almost a year since Reid popped the question!), I'll begin my search for the dress of my dreams with Mark Zunino on my mind! Now that Zunino's Fall 2014 bridal collection for Kleinfeld has arrived, I'm all the more smitten with this red carpet/white aisle worthy designer! One of the Fall '14 dresses (see the sixth photo below) features 8,000...

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