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Leeor’s Bridal Market Recap: Day 1

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 11, 2013

By: Leeor Pilo 

We made it! Day one of New York Bridal Market is complete, and we’re still in awe of all the new collections we encountered. Want to know our top picks from each designer? Keep reading!

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Dress Designer (clockwise from top left): Theia 

Theia - The White Collection by Theia is ideal for the bride who loves the feminine details of traditional wedding gowns, yet seeks a modern edge in form and function. Theia even designed a sequined and hand-embroidered sweatshirt for the bride that really wants to make a statement. We also saw gorgeous silk organza, delicate touches of gold, satin petals, and a ballgown with hidden pockets! Now, how genius is that?

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We’re Off to Fall Bridal Market!

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 10, 2013

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Well folks, it’s finally here! After counting down with trend predictions all week (visit Fashion Ideas for our thoughts on bridal, bridesmaid, and accessories), we’re on our way! Fall Bridal Fashion Week starts TODAY, and you know we’ll be there covering the new collections from every angle. So, let that bridal fashion fanatic (or newly engaged gal) in your life know that she’ll definitely want to be following along! We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it one last time here: join us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for fresh-from-the-runway shots, behind-the-scenes scoop, and plenty of pretty details! We’ll be documenting (somewhat obsessively) as it all goes down in real time, and starting Friday you’ll be able to view all the goodness one one page — so stay tuned for details!

What collections are you most looking forward to seeing? Any trend predictions of your own to share? Let us know what you’re most excited about in the comments!

 

Bridal Fashion Week: Wedding Dress Trend Predictions

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 07, 2013

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Dan Lecca; Dress Designers (clockwise from top left): Claire Pettibone

Start your countdown—Bridal Market is just four days away! Twice a year, the wedding world takes over New York City as dress designers debut new collections, and we’ll be there to document every moment. If you’re not already following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest, get on that, stat—it’s the best way to get of-the-moment updates and see fresh-from-the-runway pictures as soon as we publish them. But since we can’t show you anything new until this weekend, we thought we’d kick off the week with our best guesses at the new stuff. Head over to our Fashion Ideas section to see seven trends we think will be gaining steam in the Fall 2014 collections—then let us know in the comments below with which details and designs you hope to see!

Bridal Market Recap: Trend Report {Part II}

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 20, 2011

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Now that you’ve seen some of the best looks on the runway, here’s a look at the overall trends.  There were some obvious ones like lace and tulle dresses, and then some more subtle detailing such as Obi bows that after a few shows we started to see.  Here’s Part II of WeddingWire’s Bridal Market Trend Report:

Floral Details

About two years ago fabric flower embellishments took the bridal world by storm and this detail doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon.  This season designers went big, featuring large floral designs on skirts, one-shoulder necklines and at the waist.  For brides not looking for a such big embellishment there were also a number of wedding gowns with smaller floral details as well.

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Bridal Market Recap: Trend Report {Part I}

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 20, 2011

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Now that you’ve seen some of the best looks on the runway, here’s a look at the overall trends.  There were some obvious ones like lace and tulle dresses, and then some more subtle detailing such as peplums and modesty.  Here’s Part I of WeddingWire’s Bridal Market Trend Report:

Tulle

Brides looking for that walking on a cloud feeling will have no shortage of wedding dresses made partly or completely of tulle.  From full ball gown skirts to pleated bodices, designers showed wedding dresses in a variety of silhouettes with this soft and delicate fabric.

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