Bridal Market Recap: Trend Report {Part I}

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 20, 2011

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:


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.

Wedding Dress by Badgley Mischka

Bridal Market Recap: Badgley Mischka

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 13, 2011

Brides looking for that red carpet look will fall in love with the Fall 2011 Badgley Mischka Bride collection.  Mark and James’ glamorous gowns for both the Badgley Mischka Bride and Mark & James – their bridge line – all feature a figure flattering sexy silhouette with handcrafted details including beading, three-dimensional flower appliques and fabric manipulation.

If you’re going for that glamorous Hollywood style make sure to try on these stunning gowns:

There’s something about an ornate skirt with a clean bodice or an ornate bodice paired with a clean skirt that I’m attracted to.  I think it’s that less is more thing I’ve mentioned a few times this week.  The “Maggie” dress shown here features the latter of the two.  The bodice is adorned with gold beading and embroidery while the trumpet-silhouette skirt is a beautifully draped ivory satin skirt.