Wedding Dresses


Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Wtoo Brides Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Chic, fresh, and sophisticated. If these three words describe what you are looking for in your wedding dress, the Spring 2010Wtoo Brides Collection is for you! Each dress has something uniquely beautiful about it, without being too over-the-top or in your face. A timeless princess A-line with a stunning organza beaded sash. A sheath-style halter (perfect for a beach or destination wedding) in a silky jersey material, with an unexpected criss-cross back. You'll see hints of lace,...

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Blush and Taupe Wedding Inspiration from Dessy!

by Azure

Dying to know who our Dessy Style Board Challenge winner is? Who will be walking away with $500 in fab Dessy accessories? We'll be announcing our lucky winner in just a few short hours! So to get you through until then, here's a little Blush and Taupe wedding inspiration! I love this color pallet, and the Dessy items featured in this board, don't you? - Chic Alfred Sung (style D447) bridesmaid dress in Champagne - Duchess Satin Neck Tie in Blush - Lovely Dessy flower girl dress...

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Wedding dress models…why so thin?

by Azure

Every now and then, there's a new conversation started about the fact that models are, believe it or not, skinny! Remember Kate Moss' comment about 'Nothing tastes as good as thin feels'? In the wedding world, we've heard a lot of chatter about how thin Vera Wang's runway models are.  And this might just be my preference, but wouldn't you like to see these lovely creations on models that look a bit more like you and me, more like real women?  The models are just so waif-like...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Amsale Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on Amsale to have some pretty fabulous wedding dresses! The Spring 2010 wedding dress line from Amsale definitely delivers with some real beauties! Every dress in the collection is simple and elegant- you won't see any head-to-toe lace or over-the-top plunging necklines or backs. What you will see is traditional silhouettes done in rich, sumptuous fabrics, and chic details that add a little "wow factor". Take the first dress (the Adele)- this is a traditional...

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From the Red Carpet to the Wedding Aisle: Rihanna’s White Hot Shoes at the AMA’s!

by Azure

Who watched the AMA's on Sunday? I definitely wasn't glued to my t.v., but did catch bits and pieces.... And one of my biggest takeaways of the night? Rihanna's shoes! Oh my gosh, how perfect would these white ankle strap pumps be for your wedding day!? I'm sure they cost an arm and a leg, so I'm making it my personal mission to find a similar pair that us non-celebs can afford! But... if you're lucky enough to win our Off-the-Chart free wedding giveaway (worth $15,000) or our...

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Bride Chic: Dresses For Dancing!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Will you and your groom perchance be showing off a little Hip-hop at your reception? A bit of Foxtrot maybe? Nothing spells romance more than two lovers ballroom dancing. And because this is going to be your first dance as a couple, a symbolic act you perform for your guests to evoke oneness, you'll want to get it right. Your dance can be as timeless as something out of an Astaire and Rogers flick, or as hot and wild as the numbers in Mambo Kings. Whatever dance you...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pure by Justin Alexander Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 Pure by Justin Alexander collection is perfect for our brides planning a beach or destination wedding. The wedding dresses in this line are simple and understated. But what I love is that many of the dresses have an unexpected, detailed back! Isn't the jeweled racer back on the dress above fabulous? And the Grecian-inspired silhouette and t-back on the dress in the third photo? Pair one of these with some sassy gladiator sandals and sexy tousled hair (try Frederic...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jenny Packham Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Big stars like Eva Longoria, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood have donned Jenny Packham designs. Just this past September, My Name Is Earl star Jaime Pressly walked down the aisle in a Jenny Packham wedding dress. Seeing Packham's gorgeous Spring 2010 wedding dress collection up close and personal (while in NYC) got me to thinking... I want to walk down the aisle in a Jenny Packham creation! These dresses are just so unique, and definitely have that old Hollywood,...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jorge Manuel Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Escape to a place far, far away with Jorge Manuel's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection! This entire line was designed to tell the story of Alice and Wonderland, and when we saw these dresses at Chicago bridal market, we were literally blown away. Jorge Manuel is new to the fashion scene, and was previously an architect. His architectural design background is ever present in his wedding dress collection, which is full of beautifully crafted pleats, amazingly structured corsets and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Vineyard by Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dresses in the Vineyard collection by Priscilla of Boston are classic, sweet and sophisticated. Many of the dresses are simple with a surprising little detail, like a girly bow at the natural waist. I adore the Morgan dress (in the third photo), with its smart pockets, full princess skirt, and floral embroidery with tiny jewels that are barely there. And the knee-length reception dress is lovely, too- the gathered fabric down the center of the dress (made to...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: David Fielden Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The best way to sum up David Fielden's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection- European High Fashion meets Futuristic (with a touch of Bride of Frankenstein- in the catwalk hair, of course). I would have loved to attend this runway show... I can just feel the chills! If you are looking for frills, bows, and clouds of tulle, this collection is not for you. Many of the dresses in this collection are true works of art, and for the right bride, a David Fielden frock could be beyond...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Platinum by Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You've got to love the Spring 2010Platinum Collection from Priscilla of Boston! There are so many unexpected twists and turns in the collection... While many of the Spring 2010 trends are present- clouds of tulle, floral appliqué details, oversized bows, scattered jewels- this collection is anything but ordinary. I'm obsessed with the intricately beaded bodice and unique strapless neckline on the dress above. To-die-for! And the fluffy, ruffly pinwheel design skirt on the...

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Featured Wedding: Sara and Tucker, Whidbey Island, WA 9.26.09

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Willa Kveta Photography Sara and Tucker seem to be such a perfect fit for one another! They love to laugh at themselves, enjoy life and their friends, and are truly, deeply in love. They were so much fun to photograph! They wanted a mix of slightly traditional portraits, but mainly, fun, candid portraits that showed off their personalities. Their wedding was at Fireseed Catering, a gorgeous venue in the woods outside of Langley on Whidbey Island. I could...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Manuel Mota Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 Manuel Mota wedding dress collection from Pronovias is timeless and elegant. You'll see lots of head-to-toe lace numbers, modest necklines, and classic silhouettes. There are some dresses that are perfect for a destination wedding (like the Chalet and the Odin in photo 3) and some that are ideal for a church ceremony (like the classic dresses- reminiscent of Audrey Hupburn- in photo 5). I adore the asymmetrical drop waist and beautifully woven bands of fabric on...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Reverie by Melissa Sweet Wedding Dresses

by Azure

For the gal with a destination in mind, the new Spring 2010 line from Reverie by Melissa Sweet is all about location, location, location. From Rio to Taos to Macao, these light, airy wedding dresses are sure to be the choice for our destination wedding brides. Which location is your favorite? And what do you think of the come-hither make-up and floral headpieces?

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Melissa Sweet Wedding & Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

Always a personal favorite, I was dazzled by the new Spring 2010 wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses from Melissa Sweet. Lush fabrics, exquisite details, lace and flower appliques--a Spring 2010 runway trend indeed. Can I get married again? Run don't walk to your nearest Priscilla of Boston bridal shop to try on these gorgeous gowns.

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Avant Mariee Wedding Dresses

by Azure

While at Chicago Bridal Market this Fall we previewed the 2010 Bridal Collection from Avant Mariee by Winnie Couture--a dazzling array of graceful, sophisticated and exquisite wedding dresses just like Winnie herself. Nearly all the designs sported the Spring 2010 trend of a sweetheart neckline. A few of our favorites included Kamilia, Evangaline, Katarina and Nila. All designs available in white, pearl and cream pearl. Feast your eyes on these lovelies...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Priscilla of Boston Bridesmaids Dresses

by Azure

Some more Priscilla of Boston coming at you, this time for the bridesmaids! The Spring 2010 Maids Collection from PoB is lovely! As always, the colors of the dresses in this line are vibrant, sassy, and fun. Is it just me, or do bright raspberry and pewter grey seem to be very popular this season? Definitely a runway trend! I love how this line has something for everyone- silhouettes to flatter every type of figure. In the last photo, the knee-length, v-neck dress (on the left)...

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Bride Chic: Glove Chic For Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic I was online this morning searching out gloves to pair up with some of my wedding dresses for a photo shoot. Once I ran across these awesome images I just had to do something on glove chic. Especially at this time of year when weddings get a little more formal and gloves help warm up hands and arms. Whether crocheted shorties or long, opera length lending that aspect of drama— gloves are glamorous and really tie a bridal look together. Luckily there are no rules...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I could totally see myself walking down the aisle in a Priscilla of Boston wedding dress! They always have such a fabulous variety of silhouettes, with to-die-for fabrics and details. And while these wedding dresses are on the high-end, they are still accessible and affordable for most brides-to-be. The Priscilla of Boston Spring 2010 line is no exception. I adore these dresses! Many of the 2010 trends make an appearance in this collection- floral appliqué& jeweled embroidery,...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Love by Enzoani Bridesmaids Dresses

by Azure

I'm crazy about the bridesmaids' dresses in the Love 2010 Special Occasion Collection from Enzoani! Say goodbye to the humdrum "same old same old" bridesmaid dress with these designs! Each dress in the collection has a unique touch that makes it stand out- two girly rosettes placed below the bust in a contrasting color, an adorable ruffly hem, delicate beading or a matching brooch. These truly are different than most bridesmaids' dresses out there! And definitely something that...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Justin Alexander Signature Wedding Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on Justin Alexander to bring timeless elegance and sophistication to his collections. We were lucky enough to meet this designer in NYC, and he was an absolute doll! But, onto the more important things... His Spring 2010 Signature collection is perfect for a more traditional bride. If you are looking for plunging necklines, sexy, open backs, and slinky, body hugging silhouettes, Justin Alexander probably isn't the designer for you. But, if you are in the...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Enzoani Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Enzoani Spring 2010wedding dress collection is chock full of lace (subtle hints and head-to-toe), floral details and appliques, sweetheart necklines, and s ilver brooches and accents. This line has some great options for all types of brides and all types of weddings. I love the second dress (the Eleanor) for a beach or destination wedding. And how perfect is the knee-length Evita for a downtown civil ceremony or as a second dress for your wedding reception? And if you are a...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pronovias Wedding Dresses

by Azure

When we walked into the Pronovias studio in NYC during bridal market, I was like a kid in a candy store. I was overwhelmed by the number of stunning wedding dresses surrounding me. For quite some time, Pronovias has held a special piece of my heart... that couture bridal fashion piece that yearns for high drama with a European edge. So, needless to say, when I saw the Spring 2010 collection from Pronovias, my heart went pitter-patter! The collection is full of flirty ruffles,...

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