Wedding Dresses


Steal a Designer Wedding Dress! Peter Langner, Rivini

by Azure

I'm not going to say much, because I have a sneaking suspicion these deals won't last long! But today on The Aisle New York, Peter Langner and Riviniwedding dresses are on sale, and there are huge discounts! A heavenly Langner gown that retails for nearly $12,000? $3,990 on The Aisle New York! You can score a $4,500 creation for a cool $1,625, and there are plenty of gorgeous dresses in the $2000 range. I don't know about you, but whether I'm shopping for classic pumps or a black...

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Bridal Style Inspiration: Whimsical White Dresses by Alexander McQueen

by Azure

Check out all the lovely that strutted down Alexander McQueen's 2011 RTW runway! If I was engaged, planning a winter wedding, and looking for the perfect wedding dress, I'd be beyond inspired by this whimsical collection. The embellishments (feathers, metallic studs, fur, zippers) are to-die-for, and the texture... breathtaking! And because I simply couldn't help myself... I included a few gorgeous looks from YSL and Collette Dinnigan, too. Enjoy!

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Just-Unveiled 2011 Wedding Dresses by Matthew Williamson

by Azure

Ready to see some gorgeous wedding dresses and a brand new bridal line? I know I am! If you love super feminine gowns that practically float down the aisle, you'll love Matthew Williamson's first bridal collection! Williamson partnered with Net-a-Porter on an exclusive bridal line a few years back. Now, he's branched out on his own and his creations are heavenly! There are both vintage and Grecian influences, and you can't beat the details on Williamson's gowns. Hand beading...

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Convertible Wedding Dresses: 2011 Style Update on 2-in-1 Gowns

by Azure

Last April we did a post about convertible (or 2-in-1) wedding dresses, and it was a HUGE hit! Since 2011 brides are all about showing their stylish sides, many want to debut a second look, and second dress, at their wedding reception. David's Bridal continues to innovate, making two big moves in 2011. First, they partnered with bridal style genius Vera Wang to launch White by Vera Wang, a line of affordable wedding dresses that are high on style. And now, they've unveiled two lovely...

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2011 Wedding Trend: Fanciful Feathers

by Azure

Feathers were flying from New York to Milan, and this Fashion Week trend will be making its way down 2011 white aisles! White and ivory feathers are cropping up on everything from wedding dresses to wedding invitations, and bold peacock feathers are making a major comeback, too! If you're looking for an alternative to fresh wedding flowers, feathers are a wonderful choice. I just love the romantic, whimsical vibe that feathers bring to wedding reception decor! What do you think? ...

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The Illustrated Bride on Etsy Weddings

by Azure

About Bride Chic How's this for a conversation piece? Imagine it's post wedding time and your bridal gown has either been preserved or donated. You're left with this beautiful work of art you can hang on your wall or display. Custom bridal illustrations are a new concept and way to reminisce about your wedding dress. Inspired by the idea of an illustration hanging as a conversation piece, Jennifer Hancock began illustrating while designing at Miosa Couture. Sketching designs,...

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Save-the-Date: Curated ShopBop Bridal Boutique, March 14th

by Azure

2011 is definitely the year for the stylish bride. There are more options, choices and outlets than ever before when it comes to finding your dream wedding dress. Gone are the days of a small town bride-to-be making a long journey to find her gown. Now, no matter where you live or what your style, you have thousands of beautiful dresses right at your fingertips (literally). In the past year, we’ve seen The Limited, Nordstrom, Anthropologie (BHLDN) and Ann Taylor launch exclusive...

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Selling Your Used Wedding Dress Online: Top Tips

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com Selling things online can be somewhat intimidating, especially when you are selling something as expensive and precious as your wedding dress. Here are some helpful tid-bits for when you’re ready to sell your preowned wedding dress online. After choosing a site to list your dress on, such as BravoBride.com, there are some very important things to consider when posting your item. 1. Sell ASAP– If you know you’re going to...

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Designer Trends from Milan to Inspire Your Wedding Day Style

by Azure

We do our very best to keep you in the know with the hottest trends from your favorite designers. Fashion trends start on the catwalks of Milan, Paris and London, make their way to New York and the red carpets of Hollywood, and finally grace the bridal runways and possibly your very own white aisle. Fashion has always inspired me, and you can look to high-fashion trends to inspire not only your bridal style, but your overall wedding vibe, design and decor. Take a look at some of the...

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2011 Oscars: Wedding Dress Inspiration from the Red Carpet

by Azure

From the Red Carpet to the White Aisle- 2011 Oscars Bridal Inspiration! The stars brought their A games to the 2011 Oscars red carpet! There was no shortage of gorgeous gowns, drool-worthy jewels or inspiring hairstyles. From Natalie Portman in Rodarte and Halle Berry in Marchesa, to Gwyneth Paltrow in Calvin Klein (my favorite red carpet look of the night) and Mila Kunis in Elie Saab, the dresses were dreamy. The metallic trend continued but red was the go-to color of the night,...

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Statement Backs on Sultry Wedding Dresses

by Azure

When I think of wedding dresses that feature a back just as incredible as the front, a few designers come to mind. Amy Michelson is known for her plunging statement backs. Claire Pettibone covers the open back with illusion fabric then embellishes, appliques and beads to the hilt. Jenny Packham's vintage-inspired dresses often dip low in front and back. After finding out about Johanna Johnson and her gorgeous bridal accessories, I learned that this designer crafts gorgeous...

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Dramatic Bridal Veils, Accessories and Style Inspiration by Johanna Johnson

by Azure

We constantly strive to show off the very best in all things wedding. But every bride's eye is a bit different, everyone's style is unique. Thanks to the rapidly expanding wedding space, there are now chic wedding day options no matter what your style. Whether you love modern, sleek lines, vintage romance, or high-drama glam, the right bridal adornments are definitely here for the taking! Today's bridal accessories post is all about drama from eras past. I stumbled upon Johanna...

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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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