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Aug
10
Fashion Friday: Sheathy and Chic
Posted by Kate. Filed under Wedding Dress

The classic sheath silhouette made a comeback on the Spring 2013 runways.  A great sheath dress reminds me of refined elegance, maturity, and sophistication…  Traditional sheaths fit close around the hips and taper toward the hemline, creating a very tailored look.  However, a bit of room and flow at the hem is more figure- flattering for a bride with some curves.

Are you thinking of a sheath?  One of these just might fit your fancy!

no. 1 Carolina Herrera no.2 Oscar de la Renta no. 3 Monique Lhuillier

no. 4 Elizabeth Fillmore no. 5 Rafael Cennamo no. 6 Amsale

no. 7 Monique Lhuillier no. 8 Theia no. 9 Romona Keveza

no. 10 Temperley London no. 11 Mark Zunino no. 12 Marchesa

no. 13 Theia no. 14 Elizabeth Fillmore no. 15 Sarah Janks

no. 16 Amsale no. 17 Romona Keveza no. 18 Christos

What’s your take?  Are you a sheath kind of gal?

Wishing you a lovely little weekend…

xoxo


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May
25
Trend Snippet: Pink Pretties
Posted by Kate. Filed under Wedding Dress

Happy Friday!  Whew… and it’s a holiday weekend too… hope you have something fun in store!  To send you off in style, I’ve selected a few lovelies from the new season of gowns… all with at least a dash of romantic, rosy pink!  I’m a huge fan of color in wedding gowns… for me, it doesn’t even need to be subtle, it only has to be done just right.

Gown by Douglas Hannant 

Gown by Mark Zunino for Kleinfeld

Gown by Moonlight Collection

Gown by Carolina Herrera

Gown by Moonlight Collection

Gown by Isaac Mizrahi for Kleinfeld

What’s your take?  Would you center your palette around some shade of salmon or vintage rose?

Have an excellent weekend.. xoxo

 


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May
18
Trend Snippet: The Peplum Effect
Posted by Kate. Filed under Wedding Dress

New York Bridal Week was filled with peplum-ey dresses… there were different shapes, different styles, and different sizes of peplums… and I just couldn’t help but notice that they have quite the effect.  On this oh-so-fashionable Friday, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites!

Elizabeth Fillmore

Angel Sanchez

Carolina Herrera

Amsale

Romona Keveza Legends

Alfred Angelo

Junko Yoshioka

Douglas Hannant

So.. what’s your take… what kind of effect does this sometimes frilly, sometimes flouncy, sometimes chic, and other times sophisiticated little peplum have on you?

(and don’t you worry, if you’re not so much in peplum-mode, we’ve got tons more NEW bridal fashion right {over here}).

Have a most fabulous weekend…

xoxo


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Nov
04
Trend Snippet: Sleeves Please
Posted by Kate. Filed under Wedding Dress

This past New York bridal market was really such a treat.  While strapless gowns have stolen the show year after year, this season was different.  We saw sleeves in all shapes and size… beautiful, feminine, sheer sleeves… short and long, beaded and simple, one shoulder sleeves, and off the shoulder sleeves! Whew!  It was a sleeve extravaganza that we enjoyed very much.  Here’s a peek at the sleeve trend with looks from our fave designers:

1. Elbow Length Sleeves

1. Marchesa 2. Rivini 3. Monique Lhuillier

2. Asymmetrical Sleeves

1. Douglas Hannant 2. Jenny Packham 3. Angel Sanchez

3. Flowing Sleeves

1. Angel Sanchez 2. Carolina Herrera 3. Nicole Miller

4. Puff Sleeves

Jenny Packham

5. Lace Sleeves

1. Monique Lhuillier 2. Carolina Herrera 3. Claire Pettibone

6. Tulle Sleeves

1. Monique Lhuillier 2. Reem Acra

7. Off the Shoulder Sleeves

1. Badgley Mischka 2. Marchesa 3. Romona Keveza

8. Beaded Sleeves

1. Reem Acra 2. Jenny Packham

We’re hoping sleeves are here to stay…

Happy Weekend!

Photos by Dan Lecca

Jenny Packham Photos Courtesy of Jenny Packham

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