David’s Bridal and Vera Wang 2014 collection online

With the Spring 2014 WHITE by Vera Wang collection, exclusively at David’s Bridal, Vera Wang continues to incorporate her artistry and sophisticated design aesthetic into elegant looks for any modern bride and her bridesmaids. The Spring 2014 collection introduces new bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and accessories.4059

 

 

The Spring 2014 Bridal Collection presents five new bridal gowns ranging from $728-$1,798 in a variety of feminine silhouettes with modern details.The bridal collection color palette includes White, Ivory, Champagne, Sterling and Blush while introducing new colors for the Spring season that include Blush/Gold and Champagne/Blush combinations. 4056

 

 

The Spring 2014 Collection introduces the limited edition Ebony Collection, priced between $728-$1,248, featuring five popular bridal gowns available in Ebony. The variety of styles includes SOPHIE, NATALIE, ELLA and EMILIA.The Ebony Collection will be available online for a limited time beginning in December at http://www.davidsbridal.com and at select David’s Bridal stores.4058

 

 

The Spring 2014 Bridesmaid Collection, priced between $168 to $198, introduces four new dresses that reflect contemporary and classic styles in both short and long silhouettes. The Bridesmaid Collection introduces new colors into the collection including Mist (a light blue shade), Stone (a new neutral) as well as color combinations of Blush/Gold, Champagne/Gold and Cassis/Gold. 4054

 

 

The Spring 2014 Accessories Collection, ranging from $78 to $198, features elegant bridal accents that perfectly compliment any bridal look including headbands and veils. 

 

 

The Spring 2014 WHITE by Vera Wang collection is available now, exclusively at David’s Bridal nationwide, as well as online at http://www.whitebyverawang.com.

 

 

 

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NY Bridal Market: Reem Acra 2014

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There is a mood of smoldering sensuality as Reem Acra presented her Spring 2014 Bridal collection.  The body became the focal point of this seasons collection as it is molded and shaped by fabrics and embroideries meant to enhance and flatter your figure.  Let’s face it; no one does romantic embellishment and embroidery better than Reem Acra.

For Spring 2014, former architectural shapes, now become soft and undulating, as in cascading skirts of chiffon and organza framed with horsehair.  Also, the development of the peplum this season, adds an element of sculpted surprise.  Strapless dresses became feather light and accessible for the bride of today.

Lace is used in a more provocative way this season, creating unique necklines and serious back-drama. Of course, this collection wouldn’t be complete without emphasis on intricate hand-embroidered detailing. Crystals, pearls and hand stitching was magnificent. 

Reem Acra knows brides and continues to evolve her vision and attitude of the true modern bride.

Theme: Thank You for your Love

Fabric: Tulle, silk chiffon, lace, flower appliqué

Colors: Blush

Deborah Lindquist answer to eco-friendly bridal chic

Deborah Lindquist isn’t new to the fashion world; in fact, she has been deemed the “Queen of Green”.  With her success, she decided to take the same sensuality, unique inspiration and fashionable ideas to the wedding world. Thus began “eco meets couture” wedding collection.

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This collection has couture inspired gowns, chic column skirts, bustier tops and cashmere shrugs & sweaters. The simple yet intricate construction of the Vintage Lace Bustier and matching skirt are perfect for any type of wedding, from beachside nuptials to traditional church ceremonies. For the bride-to-be looking to make an unforgettable impression, the Organic Linen Dress embellished with billowing rosettes is sure to make a statement sauntering down the aisle.

Oh there are so many designers who have fashions to fit your specific look. I’m here to help you find the one for you.  For more information about Deborah Lindquist and to see her bridal collection, visit http://www.deborahlindquist.com/

 

ShopBop.com enters the bridal race

It seems like every few days there is yet another company entering the bridal market.  Yes, they are all trying to get a piece of the bridal dream (read: one of the very few industries that is ‘Recession Proof‘) as well as help you find the dress of your dreams.  I will say that I’ve seen some   of the collection and they are really, really lovely.

The ShopBop Wedding Boutique is now open

I will say that this isn’t for the truly traditional bride, so no Oscar, Monique or Carolina…but you won’t have the look of J.Crew, David’s Bridal or BHLDN.  These gowns are for the whimsy, fashion forward and yes younger bride (I’d say 21-30).  You will however find beautiful creations by: Marchesa, Lela Rose, Catherine Deane, BGBG Max Azria, Halston Heritage, Thakoon, Calvin Klein, Temperly of London and many more

They also have some really great bridesmaids dresses that I think are pretty snazzy as well as intimate apparel and accessories.

What makes this an innovative site is they allow you to see the front AND back of the dresses.  How Smart….THANK YOU!!  I can’t believe it’s taken so long for a company who wants to sell to a bride – ok – a woman so long to realize that we want to see the front and back, especially when you may be purchasing it online.  For that alone, they get major cool points.

So take a look at Shopbop.com and while the dresses are comparable in price, you may just find that special, along with all your underpinning and accessories at this one-stop-bop shop.