Wedding Dresses


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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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Blush by JLM Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Blush is a fabulous new line from JLM Couture, and there are some beautiful wedding dresses in their Spring 2010 collection. This modern line is perfect for a destination wedding or more casual (but still dressy) affair! I LOVE the dress above, with its head to toe lace overlay, deep v neckline, and beautiful open back. Like we've been saying, lace is back and better than ever! And the slinky ivory charmeuse number below is quiet and glamorous, all rolled into one. I adore the...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Vera Wang Wedding Dresses

by Azure

There isn't much that needs to be said about Vera Wang wedding dresses. We can always expect Vera's collections to be leading the pack in terms of the season's trends. And her Spring 2010 collection is no different! Vera has always been bold and daring with her choice of colors and fabrics. I mean... how many designers do you know who could include pea green, cocoa, pewter and blackwedding dresses in her collection and get away with it!? And not only are the color choices bold,...

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Bride Chic: The Coatdress

by Azure

About Bride Chic Winter is almost here. Coatdresses and coat & dress ensembles are an option many brides overlook simply because the concept is just now being reintroduced by a few savvy designers. A coatdress is just that: a lighter weight coat (street or floor length); and can be single or double-breasted. Then there's the coat & dress ensemble. Defined, this is a coat with a dress out of matching fabric underneath it. In the 60s, these were popular mostly for formal occasions....

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Sarah Houston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Sarah Houston cannot be summed up in a single word- it can’t be placed into a box and tied up in a pretty bow. Reason being, each dress that Sarah designs is uniquely inspired by her travels to some of the most romantic places in the world… medieval castles in England & Spain, churches and cathedrals in Italy & France, and inspiring art galleries and museums throughout Europe. Each and every dress in this line is truly unique. In...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Tara Keely Wedding Dresses

by Azure

These are fabulous wedding dresses, ladies! I can't say I knew much about Tara Keely prior to New York market... and I guess I still don't know too much! But what I do know, is that I LOVE this Spring 2010 line! Simplicity is key with this collection. These gowns aren't suited for a bride seeking high drama, but they are perfect for a more demure, sophisticated, modern bride. I love the deep sweetheart necklines in the third photo, and the beautiful satin or organza ribbons...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alfred Angelo Wedding & Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

At the Alfred Angelo studio, wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses were never in short supply with several sending us swooning for more. The new collections, inspired by the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, was all about juxtapositions and contradictions. From the Private Collection, we saw a few of our favorite Spring 2010 trends--sweetheart necklines (styles 2119, 2117), pockets (style 2119), ruffled skirts (style 2119), flower appliques and organza over satin (style 2115). From...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Piccione Wedding Dresses

by Azure

While in NYC at bridal market, we had the opportunity to drop by the Alfred Angelo design studio to view the Spring 2010wedding dresses collection from Piccione Bridal. Breathtaking styles with elegant details, indeed! A few of our standout faves: Style 479: Strapless taffeta cocktail dress with rhinestones & crystal beaded belt. Perfect for a reception dress! Style 465: Fit & flare one shoulder gown with rhinestone & crystal waist. All glitz & glamour! Style 473: Silk taffeta with...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Katarina Bocci Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Katarina Bocci's Spring 2010 wedding dresses are fit for a queen. This is her very first bridal couture collection, and she definitely hit the mark! Although unique and one-of-a-kind, the wedding dresses in the photo above follow suit with the Spring 2010 trends. On the left (the La Regina), this gorgeous drop waist creation features a one-shoulder design made from oversized hand-made rosettes. The dress on the right (the Vivian) is much more simple and understated, with hints of...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Gilles Montezin Wedding Dresses

by Azure

This Spring 2010 collection is incredible! If you are a sophisticated bride looking for high drama, Gilles Montezin's Opera Collection was created just for you! This collection pays homage to the art form of opera by bringing together a complex combination of drama, sensuality, femininity and emotion... and each dress is more beautiful and unique than the last. We saw this fabulous line up close and personal while in NYC, and I must say, these photos don't do the gowns justice. I...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alvina Valenta Bridesmaids Dresses

by Azure

I definitely like the Alvina Valenta Spring 2010wedding dresses. But I must admit that I LOVE the bridesmaids' dresses in this collection. The colors are just so vibrant and bold, and the cuts of the dresses are flattering and unique. I adore the hues of all the dresses above and below- the deep midnight blue (perfect for a chic, downtown affair), bright fuchsia, and steely pewter are my absolute favorites! And how adorable is the strapless neckline on the bright fuchsia cocktail...

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Create Your Dessy/Pantone Style Board: Win $500 Of Dessy Accessories!

by Azure

Want to win $500 worth of Dessy accessories just for creating a fab Style Board that will set the tone for your wedding? Dessy has partnered with Pantone, the global authority on color, to create an amazing new tool for brides-to-be. We all have an idea of what our dream wedding looks like, and now you can create your very own Style Boards to help match your wedding colors and visualize the overall vibe! So, we want you to create the best Dessy/Pantone style board! You may submit...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alvina Valenta Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Alvina Valenta is romantic, dreamy and youthful. The line incorporates many of the big trends this season- fabric floral details, full tulle skirts, and hints of alencon lace. But, that's not to say that this line is just like all the rest! The youthful and dreamy look is achieved through soft strapless curved necklines, lightly jeweled fabric florals, and scattered crystals throughout the bodices. And I love the covered buttons and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Lazaro Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I am loving Lazaro's Spring 2010 collection! The detail on these wedding dresses is amazing! Again, we're seeing lots of lace and clouds of tulle, plunging sweetheart necklines, floral appliques, and beautiful, embroidered sashes. I honestly cannot pick my favorite. Can you??

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Bride Chic: Getting Harlow and Garbo Chic

by Azure

About Bride Chic I love the Art Deco wedding complete with a bride making her entrance in the starlet wedding dress. Some simply add touches of that movie star look with feathered fascinators or those rare vintage shoes. Though the peak of Hollywood Glamour was the 1930s, 40s and 50s, fashion reflected its own kind of chic too. The 1940s concentrated on wide shoulders, satin and high hair-dos, usually worn half up, half down. The 1950s ushered in the strapless bodice with full...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jim Hjelm Bridesmaids’ Dresses

by Azure

Since we covered Jim Hjelm’s beautiful Spring 2010 wedding dress collection earlier today, how about a little something for the bridesmaids, too! Jim Hjelm’s bridesmaids' dresses are just about as lovely as his wedding dresses. Full of vibrant colors, rich fabrics, and believe it or not, pockets! When I saw some of these stunners walk down the runway, I was blown away by the beautiful, unique hues… like the Pumpkin-colored bridesmaid’s frock above, and the iridescent Opal...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jim Hjelm Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Hits of lace, deep-v backs, plunging necklines, sumptuous fabrics, and flower appliqués galore! Sitting front row at the Jim Hjelm press show in New York was quite a treat! We had a bird’s eye view of all the fabulousness of this Spring 2010 collection! How amazing are the “illusion” straps on the wedding dress above? And I die over the luxurious blush silk satin color in the beautiful strapless gown below. I adore the plunging sweetheart necklines on a lot of the Spring...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Beth Elis Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Beth Elis is another new designer who we had the pleasure of meeting during NY market. She was an absolute doll, and her wedding dress collection was to-die-for. Upon meeting her, she stated that (without wanting to sound too cliché) her collection was inspired by women. And you can tell… Take the Nigella for example- this beautiful gown was so obviously created for the bride who embraces her curves and beauty. High necklines, cap sleeves, and intricate, antique touches abound...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Amy Michelson

by Azure

Plunging, intricate backs have always been her thing, and this season, Amy Michelson knocked it out of the park. I've always thought that one of the sexiest parts on a woman is her back, and Michelson's Spring 2010 wedding dresses frame, highlight and showcase these feminine curves. We've already talked about the big Spring 2010 runway trends, and Amy Michelson incorporated some of these into her collection with style and grace. For the flower appliques, Michelson got creative and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Nicole Miller Wedding Dresses

by Azure

If you are having a destination wedding, Nicole Miller just might be the wedding dress designer for you! The simple, sexy dresses in her Spring 2010 collection are perfect for the jet-setting bride- traveling with one of these slinky frocks will present no problem whatsoever! I love the modern femininity that Miller brings to each of her designs! Can't you just picture a beautiful, natural bride walking down the sandy, beachside aisle to meet her casually dressed groom in one of...

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