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Dress Designers (from left to right): Jim Hjelm and Alvina Valenta and Photos (from left to right): Dan Lecca 

Jesse Duggar has been married to Ben Seewald for exactly one week tomorrow! As much as the wedding was traditional with 1,000 guest witnessing the vows (but not the first kiss) in the family’s church and a horse drawn-carriage exit, it was also untraditional. She wore blush (in lieu of white) Allure a-line wedding gown with capped sleeves. Our Fashion Editor believes that this will continue to be an emerging trend, so check out some of her favorite NEW pink wedding gowns from Fall 2015 Bridal Fashion Week.

Iconic Wedding Dresses: Gwen Stefani

Posted by Caitlin on Aug 14, 2013

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Mark Zunino, Heidi Elnora, Austin Scarlett, and Oscar de la Renta 

Punk pop star Gwen Stefani surprised us all when she walked down the aisle wearing an off-the-shoulder silk faille wedding dress complete with an ombre train at her September 2002 wedding to Gavin Rossdale in London’s Covent Garden. The custom dress and antique lace veil were both created by former Christian Dior designer John Galliano and donated to the Victoria & Albert Museum after the wedding. “But it’s a work of art,” said Stefani in Elle UK magazine. “It needed to be seen.” It’s safe to say she started the pink wedding dress trend we’ve seen other celebrities wear on their big day, including Jessica Biel, Reese Witherspoon, and Anne Hathaway. Check out our favorite look-a-likes above.

Whose iconic wedding dress inspires you? Let us know in the comments below!

Spring Wedding Dresses: Trends to Look For

Posted by Kim on Mar 19, 2013

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Looking for a wedding dress for your spring wedding? You’re in luck. At the most recent bridal market, there were many dress trends that were just made for spring garden weddings. Here are a few of our favorites:

Floral Motifs: Floral patterns can be showcased on a wedding gown in a variety of ways – embroidery (as shown on the Claire Pettibone gown above), printed fabric, and 3D appliques are the most common.

Lace: This is an obvious one – lace is the ideal fabric for a spring wedding. It’s so feminine and classic, and is available in so many silhouettes, from ballgowns to sheaths, like this Wtoo Brides gown.

Blush: We love that pink is becoming such a popular hue for wedding gowns (hello, Jessica Biel!) – and it’s never more appropriate than in the springtime. Worried that a pink wedding dress won’t allow you to stand out the way a white one would? Let this jaw-dropping Ines di Santo gown prove you wrong!

Tea Length: If you’re getting married outside, there’s no need to get your hem dirty – choose a tea-length dress for a vintage vibe, and to show off your shoes! We adore this David’s Bridal style, as it features another springtime favorite – dotted fabric!

What wedding dress style are you wearing for your spring wedding? Let us know in the comments!

Wedding Dress Look-a-Likes: Jessica Biel

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 25, 2012

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Dress Designers (from left to right): Vera Wang and Abed Mahfouz

Jessica Biel was serenaded by future husband Justin Timberlake as she walked down the aisle wearing a custom Giambattista Valli Haute couture gown at her Italian wedding Oct. 19. Not to mention it was petal pink!

This isn’t the first time we have seen celebrity brides wearing a non-white wedding gown. Amber Tamblyn wore a mustard-colored dress at her Oct. 6 wedding to David Cross, and Anne Hathaway wore a custom pink Valentino gown at her Sept. 29 wedding to Adam Shulman. Let’s not forget Reese Witherspoons’ Monique Lhuillier blush-hued gown at her March 2011 wedding to Jim Toth. Does this make the colored wedding gown an official trend? What do you think? Let us know in the comments below or for more inspiration, check out our wedding dress photo gallery.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve asked you to vote for your favorite new trends from the most recent Bridal Market. And hundreds of you made your opinions known – so thank you! Now, we want to take things a step further, and ask you to choose the ultimate wedding dress trend of 2012! We’ve compiled the winners of each poll, and want you to vote for your favorite trend of them all, the style you would actually wear to your own wedding. Here’s the first crop of semifinalists:

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Photos by Dan Lecca

So tell us:


Which is your favorite wedding dress trend?

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