Spectacular Wedding Gowns for Spring 2013

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The season is overflowing with beautiful gowns for brides and bridesmaids!   As usual, there is something for everyone... fluffy ballgown for the princess in you, sleek sheaths for the modern bride, colors and prints for extra fun, and even minis and pants! Remember, even if you can't afford a gown by a top designer, use these photos as inspiration for your own dress. Often, a talented dressmaker can remake a gown for a fraction of the cost! All photos are from Martha Stewart … [Read more...]

Brides of a Feather: 2012 Wedding Gowns with Plumage

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For the bride who wants something exotic, a gown embellished with feathers is the way to go.  Long or short, slinky or princess-y, adding plumes to your dress is a sure way to turn heads! We love it! Take a look at these gorgeous gowns and let us know what you think of the feather trend! * * * Below: This gown mixes soft tulle with a vibrant skirt of ostrich feathers, silk flowers, and crystals. (Ines di Santo via Martha Stewart Weddings) Below: The skirt of this ball gown is … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Bridal Pumps!

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Gotta have the perfect wedding shoes? Here are ten of our favorite pumps, from super glamorous styles (with super price tags) to demure, ladylike looks (with medium range price tags) and a few beauties with teeny-tiny price tags you won't believe! feature image: Flickr Paris Hilton Bonita Ivory Wedding Shoes;  $84.00 my glas slipper.com Evelixa Peep-Toe Pumps; Price: $89.95 Nina Shoes.com Grace Sienna Bridal Shoes, $130 Bellissima Shoes Stuart Weitzman … [Read more...]

Get Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Look

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The world sat spellbound as Prince William wed his new princess Catherine Middleton (AKA Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge) and the bride's stunning dress got more than it's share of attention!  She did us all proud in a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen wedding gown. The much-anticipated gown featured an ivory lace bodice with long sleeves and a satin skirt. We loved her choice, which was not only gorgeous, but regal, refined, and totally befitting a princess! Here's the recap, … [Read more...]

Floral Wedding Gowns for Spring 2011

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Pay homage to the springtime by wearing a wedding gown with floral details. Big silk flowers, lacy panels, and subtle appliques are some of the pretty extras you'll see all over this season's gowns. A cluster of silk roses adorns the back of a ballet-inspired peach gown by Lazaro gown featuring A cluster of silk roses at the back and an embroidered hem of vines and pink flowers. All photos: Martha Stewart Weddings Halter gown with organza flower by Amsale Spring 2011, … [Read more...]

Distinctive Boutonnieres for the Boys!

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Nothing like a splash of color on the lapel to dress up on otherwise black-and-white affair! Whatever the color or style of your men's suits, a boutonniere is an eye-catching and attractive addition. Here are some ideas that are both formal and fun! Fresh flowers, ribbon, fabric, crepe paper, berries, herbs, acorns... this little ornament provides a great little outlet for your creative abilities! * All photos compliments of Martha Stewart Weddings * * Dahlia + Polka dot tie = … [Read more...]

Wedding Dress Inspiration from Past Era’s

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The rage today in wedding fashion is all about asserting your own style. But in doing so, many brides are finding inspiration in the page of yesterday's fashion magazines. As you may have noticed, terms like "classic" and "vintage" are hot in everything wedding-related. So when it comes to your wedding gown, taking a look back in time is a good place to start. Are you a fun-loving flapper from the 20's or an elegant lady of the 50's? Take a look at these gowns, each one reminiscent of one of … [Read more...]

Winter Wedding Gowns with Cover-up’s

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Winter wedding dressing is all about layering. A gown that comes with a removable jacket, wrap, or cape will keep you cozy for your romantic outdoor portraits in the snow, which you can lay aside for your indoor reception. Fur, velvet, and silver detailing are all hot extras this winter season! A gown with sleeves is another cold-weather option. Sleeves are in, and a perfect way to protect yourself against the chill. More winter fashion perks include heavier fabrics such as luxurious silk … [Read more...]

Black & White: Hot Color Combo

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In the quest for something new and different, brides and grooms may overlook the classic black-and-white color scheme in favor of something more exciting. But this dashing duo is back in the spotlight this season, and it's never been this fun or this dramatic before! * * * * * Here are some new ways of using this old classic. invitations from Brides.com decor ideas from the knot table settings from Brides.com Bride & Groom style from Brides.com cakes from the … [Read more...]

Bridal Fashion 2011: Understated Wedding Gowns

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No flowers, bows, or ruffles. No crystals, sequins, embroidery, or lace. Whether your style is simple and elegant or modern and edgy, it's your wedding and that's the way it's going to be. Luckily for you there are plenty of lovely wedding gowns for your taste, amid this season's dizzying array of florals, flounces, beads and bows! The drape of the fabric and your own poise will speak for themselves. Here are some absolutely lovely, understated wedding gowns for 2011. * * * All … [Read more...]