Wedding Dresses


Super New 2011 Wedding Dresses You May Have Missed

by Azure

With hundreds of big name bridal designers releasing two collections each year, it's easy to miss the lovely creations from smaller, more niche wedding dress designers. And if expressing your unique style through your wedding day look is important, then these lesser-known designers just might have the wedding dress of your dreams! Love the Grecian Goddess style aesthetic? Are you drawn to wedding dresses that feature draping? Then check out Theia Couture. This fabulous design...

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Elegant Wedding Dresses with Eye-Catching Embellishments

by Azure

You may not have heard of this bridal designer, but after seeing photos of his gorgeous 2011 couture creations, you'll want to know his name (and know where you can score his heavenly wedding dresses). Songi designs classic bridal gowns with details to die for! The silhouettes and necklines are classic- a-line, mermaid, ball gown, strapless, sweetheart, v-neck- providing the perfect canvas for delicious dress embellishments. From sparkly statement bridal belts to romanticruffles,...

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2011 Recap: Get Inspired, Brides!

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is over, but the inspiration goes on and on! One of my favorite places to get inspired is the designer catwalk. Everything is over-the-top in the sense that designers pull out all the stops to convey the style of that season's collection (modern, space age, minimalist, rocker chic). And because designers take it to the extreme, every look that rocks the runway is multi-faceted. You can pick up a detail or two from a single runway look, and incorporate that...

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First Came Nordstrom’s Wedding Shop… Now Costco Will Sell Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you ever been to Costco? Those huge carts, tasty samples galore, and beautiful wedding dresses. Yes, I said wedding dresses. It was announced today that Kirstie Kelly Signature bridal gowns will be sold exclusively at select Costco locations starting in March. Trunk shows will be held at Costco stores throughout California, and dresses will be priced right- 40% off of retail prices. The Kirstie Kelly Signature dresses are quite lovely. I'm just not sure I'd be hitting up...

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Marchesa Fall 2011 RTW: Looks from New York Fashion Week

by Azure

A midnight fairytale from yesteryear is how I'd sum up Marchesa's Fall 2011 RTW collection. Juxtaposing dark with ethereal, dramatic volume with paper-thin silhouettes, this collection will take you to a land far, far away. Many of the trends from NY Fashion Week shows of Jason Wu and Monique Lhuillier made their way down the Marchesa catwalk. Dresses in black, white and red dominated, romantic lace, feathers and metallic beading adorned, and luxe texture enveloped. Marchesa's...

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NY Fashion Week Trends from Top Bridal Designers, Fall 2011

by Azure

February is the month of love, but not only because of Valentine's Day. Couture crazed fashion worshipers fall in love this time of year, as New York Fashion Week is in full swing. Some of our favorite bridal designers, like Monique Lhuillier, Jenny Packham, and newbie Jason Wu, have unveiled their Fall 2011 RTW collections, and boy oh boy are they gorgeous! Some clear trends from Fashion Week thus far... 1. Romantic lace 2. Luxurious texture 3. Feathers 4. Metallics 5. Animal...

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Eco-Beautiful Wedding Dresses and Cocktail Frocks by Sarah Seven

by Azure

Sarah Seven's eco-chic wedding dresses get me every time! This Portland, OR bridal designer crafts feminine, romantic wedding dresses and reception frocks, fusing vintage and modern effortlessly. Not only are these gowns gorgeous, but they're good to the environment, too! Seven uses both recycled vintage materials and natural fabrics (silk, wool, linens, cotton voile) to craft her lovely bridal gowns. And even better, a portion of every sale (5%) is donated to two well-deserving...

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BHLDN Gowns, Veils, Baubles Have Arrived: Totally Swoon-Worthy!

by Azure

Last week it was the White by Vera Wang launch with David's Bridal. This week, it's Anthropologie's new BHLDN bridal line, chock-full of gorgeous wedding dresses, hot bridal heels, perfect accessories and everything in between. I must admit— I'm more impressed with this collection than I had expected to be. The Anthropologie pieces are absolutely swoon-worthy and they offer a huge selection! So no matter what your style or wedding budget (prices run the gamut on BHLDN bridal...

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White by Vera Wang Wedding Dresses Have Arrived!

by Azure

The day has finally arrived! After years of drooling over Vera Wangwedding dresses, knowing full well a Vera gown would break the wedding budget, the White by Vera Wang collection is here! 12 swoon-worthy White by Vera Wang dresses are available at David's Bridal stores across the U.S., and these affordable new gowns will blow you away! They look totally couture; chic, well-constructed, dramatic, whimsical. Check out a few of my favorite White by Vera Wang creations, then head...

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Anthropologie Wedding Dresses and Frocks for Your Bridesmaids Revealed!!

by Azure

Yesterday we did a sneak peek of the new Bhldn wedding dresses that will be available on Valentine's Day. And now we've got the Anthropologie dresses (both bridal and bridesmaids) in all their glory, thanks to our friends at Glamour.com! With each little reveal my excitement and anticipation grows, and I cannot wait for the big day, February 14, 2011. How excited are you for the launch of Anthropologie's new bridal line? Is your calendar marked?

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Wedding Dresses and Cocktail Frocks for Vintage Brides by Sue Wong

by Azure

Although vintage isn't a top wedding trend for 2011, we'll always see fabulous vintage chic bridal style. If you're a lover of all things old, then screw the trends and have a gorgeous vintage-inspired wedding! These wedding dresses from Sue Wong's 2011 collection are perfect for vintage chic brides. The dress silhouettes, intricate beading, and ornate embroidery are reminiscent of the gowns donned by flappers in the 1920's. Included in the collection are short wedding reception...

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BHLDN, Urban Outfitters’ Bridal Brand: Details Emerge!

by Azure

Things are looking mighty lovely over at Bhldn, Urban Outfitters' new bridal boutique set to launch on Valentine's Day! WWD got a special sneak peak inside Bhldn headquarters, and here's what we can expect for the February 14th launch: 1. No Fairytale Silhouettes No on-trendballgown or princess style wedding dresses here, ladies. 2. Bespoke Dress Details Homespun, DIY-inspired wedding dress details (think pearl-studded flowers with a sheer tulle overlay, a floppy oversized taffeta...

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2011 Designer Bride Wedding Dresses: Angel Sanchez, David Meister

by Azure

Designer Bride Inc. caters to sophisticated, independent brides. And wedding dress designers including Angel Sanchez, David Meister, and new-to-the-bridal-scene Lilly Pulitzer are part of the Designer Bride fashion house. Check out some of the 2011 dresses from Angel Sanchez and David Meister. What do you think? Are these gowns just your style or not at all? Do you love the classic, timeless elegance of these bridal creations? Or are you looking for a gown that's a bit more...

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Score a Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress for a Steal!

by Azure

Monique Lhuillier has arrived to The Aisle New York! And I am obsessed with the sultry Harlow wedding dress above! This vintage-inspired ivory silk column gown would be picture perfect with the 1920's-inspired look that January Jones wore to the 2011 Golden Globes. And what makes this wedding dress even more swoon-worthy is its price... a budget-friendly $890, and you'll be wearing Monique! If the Harlow isn't for you, then check out the stunners below. The Randi gown (photo 2)...

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Little White Dresses for Your Wedding Reception: Pronovias, 2011

by Azure

As the practice of wearing two wedding dresses (one for the ceremony, one for the reception) becomes as common as donning one, little white dresses are in high demand. If you're in the market for a LWD, one designer you must not miss is Pronovias. The 2011 Pronovias City collection is all about the little white dress, and there's a style perfect for every type of bride. From classic and romantic, to a sultry white hot number inspired by Herve Leger's famous bandage dress, these...

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Nordstrom Goes Bridal with Marchesa, Nicole Miller, David Meister and Jimmy Choo

by Azure

About Bride Chic Nordstrom has gone bridal. That's right. The in-store bridal boutiques newly named, The Wedding Suite, premiered with pilot stores opening in Chicago and San Antonio late 2010 as 12 more stores around the country opened in 2011. The addition of bridal in Nordstrom comes in the wake of the recessionista bride who is still looking for a high fashion look on her wedding day sans the exorbitant price tag. When I stepped off the elevator in the San Francisco...

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Designer Wedding Dresses and Bling for the Fashionista turned Recessionista!

by Azure

We already know and love sample sale websites like Gilt.com and Rue La La. But listen up, style-savvy brides-to-be! A new site offering deep discounts on designer fashions & accessories has hit the web, and it's "wedded to fashion and committed to bringing you the most coveted finds for your once in a lifetime moments, all at once in a lifetime prices." The Aisle New York launched in October, 2010, and this members-only website offers 50% discounts on designer duds for your wedding...

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Bridal Style Trends from 2011 SAG Awards Red Carpet

by Azure

We did some major trend-spotting on Sunday night’s SAG Awards 2011 red carpet! From sleek column silhouettes to waist-cinching belts, Hollywood A-Listers were dressed to impress! Natalie Portman was a vision in a white Azzaro column gown accented with a sparkly silver embellishment at the neck. Julianna Margulies donned her column in red (designed by YSL), and Kyra Sedgwick chose classic black. The column is also known as the sheath silhouette, and this contemporary shape works...

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Royal Wedding Dresses of Great Britain: Princess Diana

by Azure

About Bride Chic For years everyone waited to see what lucky girl Charles would make his bride. There was as much expectation around who would design Princess Di's wedding dress and what it would look like as today's fascination with Kate Middleton's gown choice. Diana's 1981 storybook wedding dress changed the look of bridal wear overnight. Until that magical day in July we saw her emerge from her golden carriage, the industry was plagued with repros of 1970s funk. Diana with the...

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Save-the-Date: Anthropologie Bridal Line, Valentine’s Day Arrival!

by Azure

Anthropologie-obsessed brides-to-be, mark your calendars! You'll fall in love again this Valentine's Day, because Anthropologie's highly anticipated bridal line will finally hit stores. February 14th is the big day, and we want to know what you're expecting! What will this Anthro wedding collection will look like? Will it give J.Crew a run for its money? Comment below or send @OneWed a tweet to share your thoughts!

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Elie Saab Dresses and Details from Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week!

by Azure

Get inspired by these jaw-dropping creations by Elie Saab! Now we're not suggesting you spend $15,000 on a haute couture wedding dress. But it doesn't hurt to look now does it? Designer Elie Saab gets it right season after season, whether it's bridal, ready to wear, or high-fashion couture. Saab's Spring 2011 couture line was just unveiled, and it's overflowing with eye-catching details. There's definitely an element of romance, with lots of lace, feminine floral applique and...

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Wedding Dresses 2011 Style Trend: Crazy for Corsets

by Azure

Voluminous ballgowns are definitely on-trend for 2011. And what goes best with a fluffy, layered, larger-than-life ball gown skirt? A waist-cinching corset of course! If you have any insecurities about your waist or midsection, a corset-style bodice is a wonderful choice. The tailored structure will suck everything in and hide any imperfections, and when paired with a big ballgown skirt, your waist will look teeny tiny. Reem Acra is one of the best when it comes to bridal corsets....

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Wedding Dresses by Jason Wu: Michelle Obama’s Fave Designer Goes Bridal

by Azure

Jason Wu (First Lady Michelle Obama's favorite designer) has landed on the wedding world with style and grace... With an ultra-modern, uber-luxe bridal collection for Net-a-Porter.com! Wu's latest and greatest collection is couture eye candy at its finest! Take the little two piece number below. Perfect for a casual civil ceremony, rehearsal dinner or separate wedding reception look, this ivory cotton mini is embellished with white ostrich feathers (sorry PETA). Since this...

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Top Eco-Friendly Wedding Dress Designers for 2011

by Azure

Are you an eco-chic bride looking for an environmentally-friendly wedding dress designer? Then look no further! Here's our list of the top 5 eco-friendly wedding dress designers that may have the ONE for you! 1. Jessica Iverson Couture: made from natural silk chiffon and silk cotton satin, Jessica Iverson Couture wedding dresses are natural and beautiful. The eco-luxe fabric is embellished with dazzling beading or touches of lace, making these bridal gowns truly...

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