Traditional looks with modern sensibilities is how we would describe the Spring 2012 Jim Hjelm collection. Lovely laces and exquisite beading are some of the details that really caught our eye. Here are five we loved:
Pretty in Peach: Forget pink, designer Francesca Pietra, chose peach as her non-white/ivory color of choice. This peach silk satin faced organza and ivory tulle body skimming silhouette has an embroidered elongated bodice and layered tulle skirt.
Just Because: There’s lace, there’s color, there’s a deep sweetheart neckline. Why wouldn’t you want to try on this A-line gown made from ivory Alencon lace?
The Kate Effect: This gown reminds of us of Kate Middleton’s wedding gown because of the V-neck lace bodice and sleeves, but the skirt and back are less formal than the Duchess’ McQueen dress. The lace on this A-line gown is over a champagne charmeuse and the back is open.
A Re-Wearable Bridesmaid Dress: We think we found one! It’s very hard to convince a bridesmaid that she will wear the dress again, but even the bride will want to borrow this one. This sexy bridesmaid dress is made from a shimmer luminescent chiffon and features a one-shoulder neckline adorned with crystal appliques at the shoulder.
Reception Dress: Choose a reception dress that doesn’t look anything like you’re wedding gown and is a true party dress. This ivory pearl and crystal cocktail-length dress is encrusted with beads from the neckline to the hem.
Anne Chertoff | Wedding Blogger
Anne Chertoff has earned her reputation as a wedding authority over the course of her 10 years in the bridal industry. WeddingWire and Chertoff have partnered to provide comprehensive Spring 2012 Bridal Market coverage from New York City.
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