Wedding Dresses


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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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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