Wedding Dresses


Magnificent Elie by Elie Saab 2014 Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Elie Saab is one designer who takes my breath away time and time again. So spotting the new Elie by Elie Saab 2014 bridal collection over on the Pronovias site pretty much made my week! The details on these wedding gowns take white aisle style to gorgeous new heights, and the statement backs, illusion necklines, and sheer, embellished sleeves are not to be missed. There are ten magnificent dresses in the new Elie Saab collection, and I couldn't wait to share all of the stunners...

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Stalking the Look Books: Eliza Jane Howell Bridal

by Bride Chic

Isn't there something to really love about those body-clinging gowns evoking 1930's Hollywood glam? They're perfect for showing off curves and rewarding bodies that work out. London designer, Eliza Jane Howell has captured this golden era of fashion with a dash of modern thrown in for today's bride. If you love what you see here, believe me, her collection is extensive and these wedding dresses are just the beginning of a gorgeous cavalcade of thirties-inspired fashion you'll find...

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Real Brides + Your Favorite Designer Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Seeing wedding dresses on the runway and rack is one thing, but the moment a blushing bride steps into the dress of her dreams... it's a whole new beautiful ball game! So I thought it would be fun to round-up some of our favorite bridal gown styles and feature them alongside the stunning real brides who wore them down the aisle. Ready to see ten delightful dresses in all their glory?! Scroll on to get inspired... Monique Lhuillier, Candy Vera Wang, Joanna BHLDN,...

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30 Beautiful Vintage Wedding Gowns

by Azure

When it comes to selecting your special Something Old, there are plenty of different directions you can go in. But if a vintage wedding dress is what you choose, you'll be walking the white aisle in something totally unique to you...and you may also save big on your limited wedding budget! Bridal fashion is forever changing and what's on-trend today might be out before you know it. Luckily, the vintage bridal stunners below (from the 1900's on) hit all the right notes! Start...

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10 New Wedding Dresses for Romantic Glamorous Brides

by Azure

It's no secret that we love us some JLM Couture and all the lovely white aisle stunners they turn out season after season. And the latest Fall 2013 Alvina Valenta bridal collection is a delightful breath of fresh air! As always, the wedding dress silhouettes do a bride's body good, and the details are spot on for today's modern lady. From plunging backs to sheer lacy sleeves, drop waist mermaids, and one transforming gem (third photo down) that converts into a chic LWD, Alvina...

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Travel Back In Time with Catherine Deane Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I recently discovered designer Catherine Deane while flipping through a bridal mag, and I just knew our readers would loooove her wedding gowns! Deane has dressed everyone from Emmy Rossum to Taylor Swift, and has lived quite the jet-setting lifestyle (born in Ireland, raised in South Africa, putting down roots in London and Hong Kong), something that is beautifully apparent in her designs. Combining bohemian romance and Old Hollywood glamor, Deane's latest wedding dress...

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Salute To French Designers

by Bride Chic

Face it, the magic of French couture can be contagious once you get enough of it! It's a rare gift to be able to combine a dash of whimsy to tried and true elegance. And while there are gifted designers the world over, the French still seem to be fashion's chosen people for keeping couture pure. There's a definite skill set for using just the right fabric on a particular silhouette and knowing just how much detail will balance out a design. Here's a medley of some of my current...

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9 Modern Vintage Wedding Gowns by Gwendolynne

by Azure

I went hunting down under for today's wedding dress inspiration, and what I discovered was something spectacular! Melbourne designer Gwendolynne Burkin first tried her hand at design at the ripe young age of six, and has been honing her skills and signature style ever since. She's won countless fashion awards and accolades, and once you check out her heavenly bridal creations below, you'll understand why! Timeless and ladylike, romantic, elegant, and versatile, Gwendolynne...

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Stalking the Wedding Dress Lookbooks: Anna Neiman

by Bride Chic

I have to say, the wedding dress below is a real masterpiece. Every so often I run across another indie designer whose work is right up there head and shoulders above the rest and this particular dress had me at, hello. Anna Nieman originally hails from Eastern Europe and is now running her own bridal salon in Brookline, Mass. Her very special designs for me exemplify innovation and pure creativity. Reading up on this designer, she puts a lot of research and passion into each...

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Wedding Style Inspiration: Art Deco Meets City Modern Chic

by Bride Chic

It took me years to find exactly the right spot to shoot 1930's style gowns so they'd reflect all the best of the Art Deco era. My compliments go out to photographer, Jim Vetter who scouted out the perfect canvas for this project at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in San Francisco. This is a place I'd describe in one word---elegant! Says Jim, "My vision for this shoot was to reflect the reawakened interest in early 20th Century stylings and set it against the metropolitan backdrop of...

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10 Gorgeous New Wedding Gowns from Legends by Romona Keveza

by Azure

If you're dreaming of walking the white aisle in something sophisticated and timeless, then the Spring 2014 Legends by Romona Keveza bridal collection will steal your heart! There are ten stunning wedding gowns to choose from, each with the right amount of wow factor done in an effortless, elegant way. The all-lace mermaids (like the one above and below) are definitely up my alley, but I also adore the a-line confection (four dresses down) with its barely there hint of pastel peach...

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My Favorite Trends for Fall

by Bride Chic

With so many Autumn weddings happening out here in California I've been keeping an eye on trends for fall brides. You see, we've got all this great weather playing perfect host to vineyard and beach bashes. Meanwhile there's a whole country beyond the sunny West Coast where fall is definitely a time for bundling up and keeping the chill off. The point is, wherever you are, fall will be with us before we know it and you'll want in on some of the up and coming chic. STATEMENT BACKS -...

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Introducing Forever 2014 Bridal by Alberta Ferretti

by Azure

Italian designer Alberta Ferretti has dressed everyone from Eva Longoria to Salma Hayek. Known for her twisting, tucking, and draping techniques, Alberta Ferretti creations just ooze Grecian Goddess goodness! In 2010, Ferretti dipped her toes in the bridal design pool for the first time and has been delivering dreamy wedding dresses ever since. Her 2014 Forever Bridal collection was just unveiled, and I couldn't wait to share it with you! Take a peek... Of...

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Traditional With A Twist

by Bride Chic

Tuesday I wrote a post all about what makes the traditional bride so special in an era where the bridal gown as we know it has been redefined and updated to reflect today's tastes. I pointed out how Kate Middleton stunned us by sporting a timeless Chantilly lace A-line wedding dress with long sleeves when she married Prince William, bringing elements of the classic look back into designer collections. Lately I've seen some magnificent takes on tradition with that twist of...

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Top Places For Finding Indie Bridal Designers

by Bride Chic

Have you noticed the past few years indie designers seem to be, The Big Thing in bridal fashion? The mass produced uniform—you know the one that's in all the mainstream bridal salons: strapless mermaid with loads of ruffles—isn't everyone's cup of tea. Enter the indie designer. An indie is someone who has a real love of practicing her art and giving personal service. Her products are handmade and unique. As Hailey of Hustle Your Bustle (an online site offering indie designed...

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