Wedding Dresses


Designer Fashion for Your Pre-Wedding Parties: Smokin’ in Herve Leger

by Azure

Rock Your Pre-Wedding Parties Like the Celebs Rock the Red Carpet! What Louboutin is to celebrity feet, the great Hervé Léger is to taut celebrity bodies. And for years, I’ve swooned for Leger’s curve-hugging bandage dresses. But the price tags (between $1000-$3000) made me accept the fact that Herve wouldn’t be hugging my curves for a long, long time. But then, like a beacon in the night, Rent the Runway swooped in and changed the game! For every fashion-loving lady...

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Customize and Embellish Your Wedding Dress by Bride Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic I've found that while brides are searching for new ways to economize these days they still want to keep that 'chic factor' going... As a result, more are opting for the simple budget-consciouswedding dress then taking it to the dressmaker or designer to get it personally customized. So how is customizing your wedding dress different than a custom made gown? A custom gown is made from scratch, that is, you and the designer working with a pattern and raw cuts of fabric...

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Discounted Designer Wedding Dresses: A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

by Azure

If you've always dreamed of buying a one-of-a-kind designer dress, but didn't think you could afford it, you have to check out this auction! Nine top designers have joined forces to auction beautiful white one-of-a-kind gowns custom made for the event to raise funds for the White Ribbon Alliance. Did you notice? They're all white and while they don't have to be wedding dresses I think any one of them would work on the aisle. I just checked out the auction site, and some of these...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses from Aire Barcelona

by Azure

Aire Barcelona always delivers dreamy, romantic, impeccably-tailored wedding dresses, and the Spring 2011 collection from this Barcelona-based design house is chockfull of bridal style eye candy! I fell head over heels in love with the Naipe wedding dress (above) the second I laid eyes on it! Delicate floral appliques (accented with sparkling crystals) adorn the a-line skirt, and a simple sweetheart neckline adds a classic touch. But the icing on the cake is a bling-tastic jeweled...

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Rent the Runway October Special: Get Four Dresses for the Price of One!

by Azure

Have you created your Wedding Pre-Party and begun sharing the exclusive Rent the Runway promo code with friends to start earning free designer dress & accessory rentals? If not... here's one more reason to start today! And actually, 4 more reasons because during the month of October, you'll rent 4 RTR designer dresses for the price of 1! If you're a first time RTR renter, rent ONE dress this month and you'll score 3 more dresses on the house! Just enter code TRYRTROCT I adore...

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5 Fabulous Eco-Wedding Dresses Recommended by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - The Ultimate Sustainable Wedding Dress Hot List Countdown - Whitewedding dresses have gone green, and every season a new crop of designers showcase great wedding gowns in Earth-friendly fabrics. In preparation for bridal market, when we'll see lots of fabulous new eco-chic wedding dresses hitting the runway, here's a countdown of five of my all-time favorite green wedding dresses. 5. The Drew Kimono Sleevesilk crepe column gown by LoveJune is a sophisticated...

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Bridal Style 101: Selecting the Right Silk for Your Wedding Dress by Bride Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic Finding the right silk for your wedding dress of course depends on matching the silhouette and style you love to the right weave of silk. The first thing you should know is when it comes to bridal wear, silks rule! Made from the cocoons of silkworms, around 2500 B.C. the Chinese discovered and developed the process of weaving it into fabric. Most silk weaves are luxe, opulent and suggest the kind of formality perfect for a wedding dress. Tightly woven silks like...

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Earn FREE Designer Dresses and Accessories: OneWed Partners with Rent The Runway!

by Azure

Move over, Rachel Zoe! OneWed brides are about to give you a run for your money! To help you look beyond-fab for all occasions leading up to the wedding, we are thrilled to announce our hot new exclusive partnership with Rent the Runway! Through this partnership, you’ll be rewarded handsomely for doling out a 10% Rent the Runway discount to your bridesmaids and wedding guests. Seem too good to be true? It’s not! Here’s how it works: 1. Create a Wedding Pre-Party, where...

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Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses: Ultra-Feminine, Romantic Bridal Style

by Azure

How would you define your bridal style? Do you love clouds of tulle, silk covered buttons, and delicate floral applique? If this sounds like you, there's a new kid on the block who could turn your bridal style vision into a romantic reality! Tony Hamawy is the latest couture designer to launch a wedding dress collection, and his Spring 2011 line is oozing with understated elegance and regal European detailing. The sumptuous fabrics... silk crepes, rich organzas, pleated silk...

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Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight: Emma Hunt

by Azure

About Bride Chic London-based designer Emma Hunt created these stunning wedding dresses. Classic& traditional with a bit of vintage thrown in there, Hunt specializes in bringing top notch couture techniques to bridal, guaranteeing that molded and fit to the body precision that every bride-to-be deserves. If you're a vintage-chic bride, and love lace, tulle, and romantic details, check out Emma Hunt's website! There are some really exquisite tulle embroidered dresses in her...

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Perfect Haute Looks- Rehearsal Dinner, Honeymoon, And Beyond!

by Azure

We are so excited about our super new partnership with Rent the Runway! If you're a Rent the Runway virgin, or have yet to sign up for our exclusive partnership, head on over to our RTR/OneWed landing page to get the skinny! Through this exclusive Rent the Runway partnership, you'll treat your bridesmaids & fashion-savvy friends to a sweet discount, but what you will score is even sweeter... Free designer dresses for your rehearsal dinner, honeymoon, and beyond! To give you an idea...

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Plunging Necklines, Slinky Silhouettes, High-Fashion Bridal Inspiration from Jenny Packham

by Azure

Yesterday, we covered Nicole Miller's latest bridal creations. Miller's wedding dresses are modern, timeless, and beautifully refined; and the feminine silhouettes and minimal embellishments really speak to our low-key & beach-loving brides. So today, we turn the tables with fashion inspiration for our readers who seek high drama, glitz, and a whole lot of glamour! Designer Jenny Packham isn’t a favorite among Hollywood celebrities for nothing! Packham is all about the plunging...

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Wedding Dresses from Nicole Miller- Hot Off the NY Fashion Week Runway!

by Azure

Now that New York Fashion Week is behind us, we'll be showing you all the latest collections from our favorite bridal designers! Nicole Miller always delivers chic, simple silhouettes that ooze sophisticated style. If you're looking for a wedding dress that's high on glitz & glam, Miller probably isn't the designer for you. But if you're planning a beach wedding or low-key outdoor affair, or consider yourself a modern, fashion-forward trendsetter, you are going to love Nicole...

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Stunning Silhouettes from New York Fashion Week, 2010: Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

You can always count on Monique Lhuillier to knock your fashion socks off! And the collection she debuted at New York Fashion Week did not disappoint! Lhuillier knows the curves of a woman better than most, and it shows in the figure-flattering silhouettes that graced the NYC catwalk. Picture any of these couture creations in white, ivory, or champagne, and you've got yourself a wedding dress to-die-for! There are even some cocktail frocks to inspire your style-savvy...

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Bride Chic: Stalking the Look Books, Marchesa Spring 2011

by Azure

About Bride Chic Looking ahead to spring, what could say it better than Marchesa's 2011 collection of frothy, lightweight pastels whipped up to look like confections of parfait? These are but a few of the looks in the collection unveiled Wednesday by the showstopping design duo behind Marchesa, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig. For a more in depth look at the designs visit Fashionologie . . . What do you think ladies, are you ready to skip fall and winter and go straight to...

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Win Free Tickets to the Brides Against Breast Cancer Wedding Dress Sale

by Azure

** New October and November Tour Dates Announced Do you love beautiful wedding dresses? Good prices and a good cause? What if we combined the three? We have tickets for VIP nights and power hours for upcoming October and November Brides Against Breast Cancer sales (tickets can normally cost up to $40 per bride). These tickets get you first crack at the heavily discounted, amazing wedding gowns. Many of the dresses are new and have been donated by stores or designers! Registered...

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New York Fashion Week 2010: Get Inspired, Stylish Brides-to-Be!

by Azure

Ahh... New York Fashion Week. Definitely one of my favorite times of year! The latest fashions from the NY runway always bring out the inner fashionista in me. And if you're wedding planning and on the hunt for THE perfect wedding dress, you can pull inspiration for your wedding day look from the silhouettes, patterns, textures, and embellishments on your favorite designers’ hot-off-the-catwalk couture creations! Take Lela Rose, for example. Her Spring 2011 collection is...

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Convertible Dresses For Your Bridesmaids: Another High-Style Option!

by Azure

I thought I was done blogging for the day, until I received (and accepted) an invitation to Rue La La. I'm a total Rue La La newbie, but already, I like what I see! It's an online sample sale site, similar to Gilt. Since Bride Chic's convertible bridesmaid dress post this morning, I've had transforming dresses on my mind! And as luck would have it, Tart Collections is one of the designers hosting a sale on Rue La La right now, and you can score (rather, steal) amazing convertible...

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Vintage Designer Wedding Dresses from TheFrock!

by Azure

For all of our vintage-loving brides-to-be, have you heard of TheFrock.com? TheFrock.com sells to-die-for vintage designer duds, and has a bridal shop just for you! You'll find 1950s Christian Dior, 1960s Oscar de la Renta, 1970s Valentino, and much more! The wedding dresses in TheFrock's bridal shop are simply stunning! Think head-to-toe creamy scalloped lace, opulent ostrich plumes as dress embellishments, mink-trimmed sweetheart necklines, I could go on and on! So head on...

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Romantic Bridal Style: Allure Of The Ruffle

by Azure

About Bride Chic No way are all ruffles standard. Because there are so many different kinds of ruffles, a whole book could be written in praise of them. As you've probably figured out from the above photo, ruffles can be worn head to toe on your wedding dress, on the bodice, sleeve, skirt or train. And don't forget those accessories! I've seen bridal shoes, purses, gloves, hats and veils layered in ruffles. So today, we celebrate the ruffle! Will you incorporate romantic...

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2010 Emmys: Celeb Red Carpet Fashion To Inspire Your Bridal Look

by Azure

Last night's Emmy Awards were crawling with to-die-for fashion! Style trends like asymmetrical necklines, ruffle and beading dress embellishments, and eye-catching statement necklaces continue to dominate the red carpet. My absolute favorite dress of the night was worn by Lea Michelle of Glee. Her midnight blue Oscar de la Renta gown hugged her curves like nobody's business. The seductive mermaid silhouette and sweetheart neckline were softened by romantic ruffled tiers cascading...

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Romantic Wedding Dresses- Bride Chic Introduces The New English Rose

by Azure

About Bride Chic Say hello to the new English Rose. Drawing from the inspiration of THE waif/Goth/fairy-tale, wedding dressdesignerSharon Bowen's new English Romantics Collection pieces are stunning, perfect for the bride wanting that storybook quality mixed with cutting edge style. I'd call each one of these bridal looks inspiring for the roguish brides out there... What do you think of the new English Rose?? Is this ethereal bridal style right for you?

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: Beautiful Simone Péréle Wedding Day Lingerie

by Azure

Do you love beautiful bridal lingerie? This week's Savvy Steal is one you don't want to miss! Simone Perele’s 2010 Bridal Collection brings 60 years of savoir faire in French lingerie to brides in a selection of romantic designs that beautifully hug a woman’s curves for a flawless look under any wedding gown. When you win this $120 Gift Certificate from Simone Perele you'll be able to choose the set of your choice from the Official Simone Perele eBoutique. This week's contest...

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Bride Chic: State Of The Art Chic- Wedding Dresses Under $1000

by Azure

About Bride Chic What a great time to be a bride! It never ceases to amaze me how many cutting edge, custom wedding dress designs you can find on Etsy, some of them under $1000.00. Yes, Bridal Bliss Designs offers some lollapaloozas in gorgeous fabrics and laces with a median price point around $630.00. My fave is the top photo. The lace is to die for. Which one do you love? And if you're an Etsy fanatic like me, what other Etsy designers are must-knows for brides-to-be? Helpful...

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