Wedding Dresses


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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25 Timeless Wedding Gowns from Aire Barcelona, 2014

by Azure

I've been waiting for the new Aire Barcelona bridal collection to arrive, and at long last, it's here! The collection is robust, with a whopping 109 gorgeous wedding gowns to choose from, so there is something perfect for every style of bride. From mermaid to ball gown, strapless to one-shoulder, lace, tulle, and illusion... Aire Barcelona delivers it all! The beading on some of these 2014 stunners is beyond amazing, and there are several statement back gems that will take your...

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Gorgeous New Wedding Gowns from Watters

by Azure

Watters never disappoints in the swoon-worthy gowns department, and the new Fall 2013 bridal collection is something spectacular! The silhouettes are classic, and the details perfectly placed, and I just know you're going to love these dresses as much as I do! Take a peek at twelve of my favorite styles... Which of these bridal beauties are just your style? Head over to the Watters site to see the full collection and more!

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Stalking the Bridal Look Books: Marisol Aparicio

by Bride Chic

I first laid eyes on the work of Marisol Aparicio when a styled shoot was submitted to Bride Chic. Zoning in on the wedding dresses at closer range I realized this mother-daughter duo designs some really incredible stuff. They do a wide range of bridal starting with dresses and branching out with some beautiful accessories that include everything from capes, belts, veils and headpieces. My personal fave is their selection of mantillas, so delicate and clean-lined enough to bring out...

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