Wedding Dresses


2011 Wedding Dresses: Stalking the Lookbooks of Francisco Reli

by Azure

About Bride Chic Don't you just love these gorgeous confections created by French couturier Francisco Reli? The black laceappliqué on the Natacha gown, the lovely floral embroidery on the Pacific wedding dress... You can always expect the unexpected from this amazing bridal designer! I've long admired and respected his bridal designs for the pure innovation and whimsical joy they embody. Did I mention inspiration? It seems I'm always going back to this designer when I want to...

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2011 Wedding Dresses by Claire Pettibone: Romantic and Enchanted!

by Azure

Now this, my friends, is couture wedding porn if I’ve ever seen it! We got an inside look at Claire Pettibone’s Spring 2011 bridal runway show- Spirit of the Night- and it is aaaaamazing! When I think of heaven on earth, this is exactly what it looks like! Beautiful nymph-like creatures floating effortlessly down the runway... soft, teased curls that are larger than life... and wedding dresses that make your knees weak and your jaw drop! Nature was definitely a key inspiration...

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2011 Wedding Dresses by Monique Lhuillier—Ethereal is the Word!

by Azure

Heavenly. Other-worldly. Celestial. Exquisite.Monique Lhuillier has done it again. She has created a bridal gown collection, Fall 2011 that recently debuted on the bridal runway in NYC, which was nothing less than romantic, light, airy and...ethereal! From mini to mermaid, floral-washed fabrics to tulle and crystals, Monique's wedding dress collection has something for everyone. Which makes you fall in love all over again?

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Know Your Body Type, Find Your Dream Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the next month, we'll be dishing tips, tricks, and expert answers to help you find your dream wedding dress. The best place to start is by knowing your body shape. I, for one, struggle with this, as I often feel that categorizing your body shape is like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. I'm 5'9, so there's no denying that I'm tall. I have broader shoulders and long, lean limbs, characteristics often associated with an athletic build. However, I've been blessed...

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Romantic 2011 Wedding Dresses from Amy Kuschel Bride

by Azure

Looking for a perfectly classic yet romantic wedding day look? Then Amy Kuschel has the wedding dresses for you! And today, we're giving you a sneak peek at Kuschel's gorgeous 2011 collection! I’m always blown away by the incredible fit of Amy Kuschel’s gowns. It’s interesting how much of a statement the fit can make when the wedding dress is simple and unadorned. There's also a lot of variety in Kuschel’s 2011 collection. There are a few fabulous vintage-inspired...

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2011 Wedding Dress Trend: Big Ball Gowns, Endless Volume

by Azure

In 2011, it's time to go big or go home. At least that's what the wedding dress designers are saying! 2011 bridal collections are chockfull of big ball gowns, lots of volume, bustles and pickups, galore! This 2011 trend signals a return to fairytale weddings & opulent bridal style. And while voluminous ballgowns have long been a staple of designers like Amalia Carrara and Justin Alexander, bridal designers of all types and styles are jumping aboard the volume train in 2011! Now,...

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Recycled Wedding Dresses- Wild, Wacky and Wonderful!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride These creative designers used unexpected recycled materials to make unique wedding dresses! Ever want to be a bride for Halloween? There's no reason to spend money on a costume! Phoebe Klett made her wedding dress and veil from the packaging materials of a recent furniture delivery. She stapled the garment together in the back and attached the veil with hairpins. It warms my heart to see the next generation creatively embracing recycling! Cheap-Chic-Weddings...

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2011 Wedding Dresses Inspired By The Stars- David Tutera by Faviana

by Azure

The hot new dresses from David Tutera by Faviana are here! And they are just as glamourous as last year's! Each of Tutera's bridal creations is inspired by a celebrity style icon. There's an Audrey, classic, timeless, and modest, just like Audrey Hepburn. The Chelsea dress is reminiscent of Chelsea Clinton's Vera Wang stunner, complete with a dazzling beaded bridal belt. David Tutera's wedding dresses are definitely for the glitz and glam-loving bride! So... we want to hear from...

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2011 Wedding Dresses from Rosa Clara!

by Azure

Feast your eyes on these gorgeous dresses from Rosa Clara's 2011 bridal collection! I've always loved the simplicity of the Rosa Clara wedding dresses. You can count on timeless silhouettes (a-line, fit-and-flare, princess and ballgown) and classic necklines (strapless, high neck, and bateau). But... that's not to say that the Rosa Clara gowns are standard by any means! Each dress has a little something that sets it apart (and above) from the rest. And in the 2011 collection,...

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Add Sparkle To Your Wedding Dress With A Chic Bridal Belt!

by Azure

One of the best ways to spice up a classic, unadorned wedding dress is with a dazzling bridal belt! And thanks to designers like Michelle Rahn, 2011 brides have loads of chic styles to choose from. Check out the stunner above! Rows of sparkling Swarovski crystals are arranged into an art deco-inspired pattern, making this bridal belt a true statement piece. Doesn't it just ooze opulence and red carpet glamour!? I also love the criss cross action of the Garbo belt below. It's...

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Breathtaking 2011 Wedding Dresses from Jenny Packham

by Azure

It should come as no big surprise that I'm a total Jenny Packham aficionado. Ever since I stepped foot in Packham's NYC bridal boutique, I was smitten. The Spring/Summer 2011 Jenny Packham Bridal Collection was just unveiled, and I'm still swooning! There are two main reasons I adore Packham's wedding dresses... 1. She designs for the tall girl: I'm 5'9, which makes finding flattering dresses a major challenge. Packham's 2011 bridal collection is full of plunging necklines and...

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Latest In Eco-Friendly Dresses, Rings, and Stationery from Recycled Bride!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride New York City's October 2010 bridal fashion week featured an exciting new Green Pavilion, hosted by The Green Bride Guide. The pavilion featured eco-friendlywedding dress designers, stationery companies, jewelers and more. They showed off their green products and services to an audience of prestigious wedding industry tastemakers, reporters, and bloggers. It was an exciting landmark event for the eco-wedding movement, and Recycled Bride was proud to be featured as...

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Wedding Dress Necklines: Find Your Most Flattering

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your dream wedding dress, there's a lot to consider... the price, designer, current bridal trends, the style and season of your wedding, the list goes on and on!  But the most important thing is this- that you feel like the most beautiful version of you when you walk down the aisle to meet your groom! To ensure that you look and feel drop dead gorgeous on your wedding day, it's crucial that you consider your body shape, and then choose a dress that flatters...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Jim Hjelm Blush!

by Azure

5 Fabulous New Dresses from Jim Hjelm Blush! With its Spring 2011 collection, Jim Hjelm Blush has added 5 gorgeous new wedding dresses to its modern, romantic bridal line. While there are only 5 gowns in the Spring 2011 collection, there's a style perfect for every type of bride! How very Vera is the dress above & below (style 1105), with its whimsical tulleball gown skirt and black ribbon sash!? From the looks of it, the "black accent" bridal trend is here to stay... at least for...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from JLM Couture Have Arrived!

by Azure

Hold onto your hats, wedding planning brides! If you're still looking for THE dress, you are in luck. Bridal design house JLM couture just unveiled their Spring 2011 runway photos, and we'll be adding all of the new 2011 styles for Alvina Valenta, Jim Hjelm, Jim Hjelm Blush, Lazaro and Tara Keely to our wedding dresses style gallery. Since adding each fabulous dress is a labor of love (and will take some time), here's a little couture eye candy, from Alvina Valenta's Spring 2011...

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Chic 2011 Wedding Dresses from Douglas Hannant

by Azure

Internationally-known fashion and bridal designer Douglas Hannant was definitely channeling his inner ice princess when designing his Fall 2011 bridal collection! The runway was adorned with snow-covered branches, and the models wore almost translucent makeup, some sporting snowflakes in their high-fashion updos. The silhouettes of Hannant's wedding dresses are to-die-for! Figure-flattering, feminine and timeless. Each dress is uber chic, nothing too over the top. There is no...

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Lovely 2011 Bridesmaids Dresses from Love by Enzoani!

by Azure

If you want to choose bridesmaids' dresses that your 'maids will actually love, the 2011 dresses from Love by Enzoani are just the ticket! The short cocktail frocks in the Love collection are chic, modern, and figure-flattering. Each dress has an extra special touch, like a jeweled brooch at the waist, beaded detailing on the sleeve, or smart pleating throughout the bodice. I adore the shimmery grey lace number above (style C43)! This dress could work for almost any occasion. And...

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A Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress In Your Future… It’s Bliss!

by Azure

A-List crooners like Carrie Underwood, Jewel, and Ashlee Simpson all donned Monique Lhuillier when they walked down the aisle to say I Do. Lhuillier is the go-to bridal designer when celebrities hunt for their dream wedding dresses, but the beautifully crafted, whimsical couture creations come with a high price tag. Until now... with the launch of Bliss by Monique Lhuillier! Bliss was created to bring the luxury of a Monique gown to the masses, to wedding planning brides across the...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Romona Keveza

by Azure

Check out the latest and greatest from bridal designer Romona Keveza! Keveza's Spring 2011 collection covers all the bridal bases, from slinky satin sheath style dresses, to full ballgown couture creations. It's no wonder celebs like Lea Michele and Angelina Jolie choose Romona Keveza for their red carpet looks. Keveza's dresses are superbly feminine & fit like a glove, and she offers cuts & silhouettes suitable for every body type and style! The Spring 2011 Romona Keveza...

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Adorable Junior Bridesmaid Dresses by Bride Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic She's not young enough to be a flower girl; not quite old enough to be a real bridesmaid. To Americans junior bridesmaids may seem like a relatively new idea but girls twixt ten and fifteen have been gracing European weddings for centuries where the bridal party is made up primarily of children ranging in age from about four to sixteen. So how do you dress a girl between ten and fifteen? By fourteen she can probably go with or a least echo the adult bridesmaids. If...

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Steal a Reem Acra Wedding Dress, Vera Wang Cocktail Frock, Or Laura Merkin Clutch!

by Azure

Hopefully all of our style savvy readers are members of Gilt.com by now! But if not, drop us a line at SavvyScoop@OneWed.com and we'll send you an invite! Today is Day 2 of The Wedding Shop's 4 day super sale, and we do not want you to miss out! Stunning Reem Acra wedding dresses are available for under $3000 (typically $5000-$7000), and the styles are perfect for our classic brides. For our bohemian brides and beach brides, you must check out the gems in the Runway Bride section...

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2011 Wedding Dresses from Kenneth Pool: Couture Details Galore!

by Azure

Kenneth Poolwedding dresses always take my breath away! And the 2011 creations are as drool-worthy as ever! Pool's dresses ooze restrained glamour and opulence, and you can always count on to-die-for couture details! Many of the gowns are crafted from rich Dutchess satin, and the sweetheart neckline continues to be a staple in this fabulous designer's bridal collections. If a ballgown wedding dress is what you've always dreamed of, but want to keep your bridal look modern and...

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The Gilt.com Wedding Shop Coming Soon!

by Azure

Mark your calendars, designer fashion-loving brides-to-be! The Gilt.com Wedding Shop will launch October 20th, and it's a four day event you will not want to miss! Here's the rundown... Day 1: Find your dream wedding dress, and the shoes and jewels to complete the look. You'll also find the perfect designer tux for your groom! Day 2: ... is especially for your bridal party! Find those gorgeous bridesmaids' dresses that your 'maids will wear again and again! Day 3: Book your...

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