Wedding Dresses


Vera Wang Sees Pink for Fall 2014

by Azure

Leave it to Vera Wang to throw caution to the wind and set her own trends for Fall 2014! While most designers this season incorporated color in more subtle ways, Vera went bold with a pink-on-pink bridal collection! Possibly a nod to Breast Cancer Awareness month?! The shades of pink selected for this collection were oh so right, from carnation pink to salmon, berry to neon coral (one of our personal favorites). And whether you love mermaids, ball gowns, or sleek column silhouettes,...

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10 Trends from the Bridal Runway

by Azure

It was a whirlwind weekend in NYC, dashing from one amazing bridal runway show to the next! And we're bringing you all the fashion scoop and inspiration first, starting with the top ten trends hot off the catwalk! 1.  Statement Veiling - Amsale sent one of her Kenneth Pool models down the bridal catwalk wearing a dramatic, voluminous layered tulle veil, a show-stopping finishing touch that screams haute couture! Reem Acra's head chic featured fantastic feathered crowns, while...

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Stalking the Bridal Look Books: Dana Bolton

by Bride Chic

I found out about Dana Bolton the way I find most designers out there--perusing Pinterest and Tumblr! A custom designer with a small collection and design studio, Dana hails from North London. I was drawn back to her gorgeous and user-friendly site many times over the course of the week, just to look at the way she utilizes lace and works incredible techniques into a design (like buttons down the side instead of down the back). I'm finding a handful of the smaller designers like...

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25 Lacy Little White Dresses for the Reception

by Azure

How many brides are wearing a second look for the reception, currently on the hunt for the perfect LWD? Well, look no more because we've rounded up some of the prettiest little white (and ivory!) wedding dresses around. The best part? Each and every one of them can be purchased online. Just click the link below the photo when you find a frock you love. Don't forget to ideabook them too! Aren't these lacy stunners sweet?? Which style is your absolute favorite?       ...

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15 Favorites from Houghton Bride

by Azure

Ever since Houghton NYC launched its edgy bridal line in October 2012, I've been a super fan! Catering to the non-traditional, fashion-forward, chic and daring nearlywed, Houghton delivers luxurious gowns, suits, separates and finishing touches that strike the perfect balance between sexy and romantic. Whether you're planning a quickie City Hall wedding, intimate destination I Do's, or are simply looking to walk the white aisle in high-fashion style, the Houghton Bride collection...

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20 Favorite Wedding Gowns from Atelier Pronovias 2014

by Azure

You already know that we love Spanish bridal design house, Pronovias. I mean... how could we not with wedding dresses THIS gorgeous, and Elie Saab on the designer roster?! And guess what, all you fellow Pronovias fans? There is a brand new 2014 collection, Atelier Pronovias, to swoon over this season! And boy oh boy are the wedding gowns spectacular! There are 30 bridal stunners to choose from, but we selected 20 of our favorites to share with you today. Take a look... ...

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8 Stunning Wedding Gowns by Kathy de Stafford

by Bride Chic

Okay, I've been smitten with Irish bridal wear designers for some time now and posting a styled shoot to Bride Chic this past week I once again ran across the work of Kathy de Stafford of Dublin. Yes, I've been following her for years now and just finally getting around to extolling all her virtues. These creations are right in line with what I most love--yards of gorgeous lace paired up with long, form-fitting silhouettes that show off great lines and curves on a woman. For all...

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13 Beautiful New Wedding Dresses from Jim Hjelm

by Azure

For classic brides who want to exude pure romance on their wedding day, look no further than Jim Hjelm Bridal! Jim Hjelm is just one of the breathtaking designer lines from JLM Couture, and the Fall 2013 collection is definitely a show-stopper! Statement backs and inspired illusion necklines abound, adding that extra something special to lacy mermaids, voluminous tulle ball gowns, and timeless A-line and fit and flare styles! Start scrolling to see 13 of our favorite new Jim Hjelm...

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10 Timeless Tips for Brides from Vera Wang

by Azure

Awhile back, WWD asked the great Vera Wang to share her top tips for brides on everything from fashion to beauty, flowers and photography. And today we're sharing this wisdom with you... so that your walk down the aisle is everything you've dreamed about and more! 1 - Comfort Is Key: You must love your wedding day look, and feeling comfortable when you walk down the aisle is incredibly important. If you feel comfortable, you'll radiate confidence, making you the most beautiful...

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15 Gorgeous Wedding Dresses by Charlotte Balbier

by Azure

Have you met Charlotte Balbier, a leading UK bridal designer who's creations exude glamor, sophistication, and ethereal white aisle style? If not, you may be missing out on the wedding dress of your dreams! Balbier's A Decade of Style collection is loaded with drool-worthy dresses, from statement back mermaids to all-lace stunners, beaded beauties, and frothy tulle confections. We rounded up 15 of our favorites to share with you today, each one more Pinnable than the last. Ready...

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Wedding Dress Inspiration: 25 Best from Fashion Week for Brides

by Azure

New York Fashion Week always delivers the eye candy, especially when it comes to collecting inspiration for the perfect wedding dress and knockout white aisle style! This year was no different, with some of the best designers in the biz (like Monique Lhuillier, Zac Posen, Jason Wu, Christian Siriano) unveiling gorgeous Spring 2014 gowns in shades of white, ivory, blush, and nude that have all the right stuff for fashion-loving brides. Ready to see 25 of our favorites? Start...

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The Best of British Bridal Couture

by Bride Chic

British bridal designers were a great inspiration for me when I was coming up in the wedding industry in the 1980's. Starting out as a bridal fabrics buyer, I religiously read both the domestic as well as international wedding magazines. This is all before the Internet so we waited like eager children for each issue to come out. British mags were pretty much like American, French and Italian bridal publications except they had a whole section in the back of each issue featuring...

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Magnificent Elie by Elie Saab 2014 Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Elie Saab is one designer who takes my breath away time and time again. So spotting the new Elie by Elie Saab 2014 bridal collection over on the Pronovias site pretty much made my week! The details on these wedding gowns take white aisle style to gorgeous new heights, and the statement backs, illusion necklines, and sheer, embellished sleeves are not to be missed. There are ten magnificent dresses in the new Elie Saab collection, and I couldn't wait to share all of the stunners...

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Stalking the Look Books: Eliza Jane Howell Bridal

by Bride Chic

Isn't there something to really love about those body-clinging gowns evoking 1930's Hollywood glam? They're perfect for showing off curves and rewarding bodies that work out. London designer, Eliza Jane Howell has captured this golden era of fashion with a dash of modern thrown in for today's bride. If you love what you see here, believe me, her collection is extensive and these wedding dresses are just the beginning of a gorgeous cavalcade of thirties-inspired fashion you'll find...

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Real Brides + Your Favorite Designer Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Seeing wedding dresses on the runway and rack is one thing, but the moment a blushing bride steps into the dress of her dreams... it's a whole new beautiful ball game! So I thought it would be fun to round-up some of our favorite bridal gown styles and feature them alongside the stunning real brides who wore them down the aisle. Ready to see ten delightful dresses in all their glory?! Scroll on to get inspired... Monique Lhuillier, Candy Vera Wang, Joanna BHLDN,...

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30 Beautiful Vintage Wedding Gowns

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your special Something Old, there are plenty of different directions you can go in. But if a vintage wedding dress is what you choose, you'll be walking the white aisle in something totally unique to you...and you may also save big on your limited wedding budget! Bridal fashion is forever changing and what's on-trend today might be out before you know it. Luckily, the vintage bridal stunners below (from the 1900's on) hit all the right notes! Start...

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10 New Wedding Dresses for Romantic Glamorous Brides

by Azure

It's no secret that we love us some JLM Couture and all the lovely white aisle stunners they turn out season after season. And the latest Fall 2013 Alvina Valenta bridal collection is a delightful breath of fresh air! As always, the wedding dress silhouettes do a bride's body good, and the details are spot on for today's modern lady. From plunging backs to sheer lacy sleeves, drop waist mermaids, and one transforming gem (third photo down) that converts into a chic LWD, Alvina...

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Travel Back In Time with Catherine Deane Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I recently discovered designer Catherine Deane while flipping through a bridal mag, and I just knew our readers would loooove her wedding gowns! Deane has dressed everyone from Emmy Rossum to Taylor Swift, and has lived quite the jet-setting lifestyle (born in Ireland, raised in South Africa, putting down roots in London and Hong Kong), something that is beautifully apparent in her designs. Combining bohemian romance and Old Hollywood glamor, Deane's latest wedding dress...

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Salute To French Designers

by Bride Chic

Face it, the magic of French couture can be contagious once you get enough of it! It's a rare gift to be able to combine a dash of whimsy to tried and true elegance. And while there are gifted designers the world over, the French still seem to be fashion's chosen people for keeping couture pure. There's a definite skill set for using just the right fabric on a particular silhouette and knowing just how much detail will balance out a design. Here's a medley of some of my current...

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