Wedding Dresses


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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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Anjolique Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The new line of wedding dresses from Anjolique hit all the major Spring 2010 runway trends -- one-shoulder, flower appliques, lace overlay, black accents, and sweetheart necklines. We're loving the silk and ravello taffeta fabrics and how the new silhouettes flatter any body type. Not sure your fitness regime have made your arms are up to the task? Not to worry, a few of the dresses even come with a bolero! The new dresses illustrate Anjolique's design mantra of classic with an...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: The Dessy Group Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on The Dessy Group for fabulous bridesmaid dress options. And this season is no different- they’ve got some killer cocktail frocks perfect for your leading ladies. With four different lines covering all styles and price points, Dessy’s definitely got you covered! To give you a little sneak peak, I’ve chosen a few of my favorites from each new Spring 2010 collection… If you and your bridesmaids are working on a tight budget, check out the After Six...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: David Tutera by Faviana Wedding Dresses

by Azure

From the Red Carpet to the White Carpet...celebrity wedding planner and host of "My Fair Wedding" David Tutera recently launched his debut wedding dresses collection. This collection is for the bride addicted to our celebrity wedding news or just wanting to channel her inner-diva. Each dress is appropriately named for a red carpet star and her head-turning fashion. A few of our favorites include: Audrey: Satin mermaid silhouette with elaborate crystal beading along the neckline &...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alix & Kelly Wedding Dresses and Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

If you have the bod, dear bride, then rock these slinky wedding dresses from Alix & Kelly! We had the pleasure of meeting Alix & Kelly (I love when I fall in love with the designers as much as the fashion) at NY Bridal Market last week. We're loving the newest wedding silhouettes of Kate, Grace & Penelope. For bridesmaids, they offer a new design in Charley and Judy in 100% silk chiffon/charmeuse that can be worn in multiple ways and is available to two lengths and a range of...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: 57 Grand

by Azure

Want to do something great for your bridesmaids? We know you do! Then take a gander at the totally chic, modern and hip dresses your maids will wear again and again. Best suited for the city gal off to wedding pre-party cocktails! The shapes, the draping, the colors--LOVE! 9 styles, 90 colors, endless opportunity. Thanks 57 Grand for sharing your new line with us!

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pixton Couture

by Azure

A new designer to the scene, Kimberly Pixton of Pixton Couture is as cute as a button. While her background as an NFL cheerleader and designing cheer uniforms has aided her in creating body conscious silhouettes that truly flatter the female form, her designs are anything but Ra Ra Ra!!! In fact, her Spring 2010 wedding dresses evoke old Hollywood glamour and vintage sophistication. We had the pleasure of attending a private runway show with Kimberly, her model, and her four...

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Dessy for Off-the-Chart Beautiful Dresses!

by Azure

We’ll admit it, every once in a while we make fun of bridesmaid dresses. There’s one company though that we NEVER mock, we love dresses from The Dessy Group. Lucky for us (and for you) The Dessy Group is participating in our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway. Dessy Group is offering five (5) Bridesmaids’ Dresses! You can select from over 100,000 color combinations from Dessy Collection, After Six and Alfred Sung. Dessy Group doesn’t want you to feel left out, you are the bride...

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Bride Chic: Spring 2010 Wedding Dress Trend- Nature Inspired

by Azure

About Bride Chic I'm starting a series where we're going to be taking a closer look at some of the most popular trends coming up in 2010. We'll start with nature, the catalyst of a bucolic movement we're seeing in bridal wear, embracing all things living: Flowers, leaves and feathers are showing up on wedding dresses with interesting applications whether printed, embroidered or applied. Photo 1: Retro lines and a major border embroidered in bright tones add pizazz to the white dress...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

While at Chicago's Bridal Market, we were on a very serious mission... Wedding Dress Trend Spotting! We've got quite the running list of trends that are popping up in most designer's Spring 2010 Collections, a couple of which are below.... - Tulle: Tulle is back and better than ever! If you've always dreamed of a fairytale wedding, this may be the trend for you. - Hints of Lace: Lace is so classic and beautiful, and designers are really ramping up their use of this traditional...

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Bride Chic: A Day A City Hall- A Look At The New Civil Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic The brief city hall ceremony or ‘champagne wedding’ is every bit as significant as the formal wedding planned months ahead. City hall weddings are ideal for couples who don't want to bother with juggling florists, caterers, bands and wedding planners. No longer considered the spontaneous events they once were, civil ceremonies are going through new approval and popularity. And in the case of the opulant San Francisco City Hall- you get the use of a palace for...

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A Look Back at a Wedding Dress Made for a Princess (literally)

by Azure

Let's take a little time travel trip back to 1981, a great year for big, over-the-top weddings. The biggest of course being Luke and Laura on General Hospital and in real life, Prince Charles and Diana. If you’re going to be in Philadelphia between now and the end of the year, you can actually go see the wedding dress of the 1980s. Diana: A Celebration, a touring exhibit, will be at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia through the end of the year. If Diana’s was...

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BCBG: Jewel-Toned Evening Dresses for your Bridesmaids!

by Azure

I love BCBG for cute cocktail dresses, chic layering pieces, and of course, stylish clutches and purses. But while shopping this weekend, I thumbed through this season's BCBG Shopping Guide, and saw a midnight blue evening gown that I fell in love with. For bridesmaids in an elegant fall or winter wedding, it was simply perfection. Unfortunately, it must be a brand new piece because its not yet listed on the BCBG website. The photo above is currently featured on the home page, but...

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Platinum Wedding Gown worth $500,000: Sparkles and Shines on the Runway!

by Azure

Did you catch our News article on the gorgeous Platinum wedding dress, decorated with 10 feet of platinum chain, 33 carats of diamonds, 145.84 carats of aquamarine, white keshi pearls and a white south sea pearl pendant suspended from platinum, that hit the runway last week?? If not, don't you worry! Because now we've got some photos to show the $501,640 wedding dress in all its glory! Thanks to Platinum Guild International for sending us these amazing shots!

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