Wedding Dress Predictions: Kate Hudson

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 13, 2012

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

Even though she has been engaged to Muse musician Matthew Bellamy since April 2011, there are no wedding bells just yet for Kate Hudson. In fact, it might be a surprise wedding.

“I think until the day we get married, the answer is going to be, ‘We have no intention right now of getting married.’ And then you’ll find out we got married,” said Kate Hudson in an interview with USA Today. “We have an idea. It’s starting to formulate but it’s a timing thing. But honestly, right now, Matt is touring. Ryder is in school. I’m working.”

Here are our predictions: Maybe she’ll wear a Vera Wang ball gown with Chantilly lace, similar to what she wore in Bride Wars. Or maybe she’ll have another winter wedding and become inspired by this vintage lace gown accented with a matching beaded and embroidered bolero jacket.

Five Fabulous Looks by Lazaro

Posted by Bridal Market on Oct 18, 2011

Lazaro Perez’s eponymous line was filled with glamorous and dramatic gowns for the bride looking for a show-stopping dress. Bodices dripping with beads and voluminous and textured skirts were the staples of the Lazaro Spring 2012 collection.  Here are a few of our favorite looks:

Sherbert:  Blush or pale pink have been quite popular the past season but this sherbert-colored gown is one of our absolute favorites.  Its dreamy hue, full tulle skirt and beaded and embroidered bodice is one of the most romantic wedding gowns we’ve seen.

Moire Ribbon:  Instead of the classic satin or grosgrain ribbon, Perez accented the waists of several gowns with a shiny moire ribbon, which had a distinct pattern that stood out, making this detail more than a subtle touch but an intricate part of the dress’ design.  Some were even adorned with crystals and beading.

Vintage Glam:  One of the most popular wedding dress styles, gowns with a nod to Hollywood’s Golden Era feature a loose-fitting silhouette with beading.  This ivory vintage embroidered all over net slip dress has a beaded floral band at the waist and is accented with layered chiffon.

Bridal Hair Jewelry:  The wedding dresses were accessorized with stunning jewelry by Lulu Frost.  We specifically liked the idea of hair do’s adorned with crystal broaches.

Mixing Textures:  If you can’t decide between fabrics you can always opt for a combo.  This silk faced satin trumpet gown has a shear alencon lace bodice.  To ‘merge’ the two fabrics together Lazaro placed a jeweled encrusted gold silk ribbon at the natural waist.

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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Bridal Market Recap: Trend Report {Part II}

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 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.

{Wedding Dress by Lazaro}

Bridal Market Recap: JLM Couture {Part II}

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 18, 2011

Here’s Part II of my review of the JLM Couture collections with gowns from Alvina Valenta, Tara Keely and Lazaro:

Tara Keely – You don’t see many ball gowns with box pleats these days.  I think when I started working in bridal you saw a lot more of them.  This mikado satin ball gown has a pleated bodice with sweetheart neckline, a crystal belt for just a touch of sparkle and a full ball gown skirt with a chapel train and pockets, which I’ll discuss next.

(Style #2152)

Bridal Market Recap: JLM Couture {Part I}

Posted by Jeffra on Apr 18, 2011

JLM Couture is comprised of five lines:  Jim Hjelm, Blush, Alvina Valenta, Tara Keely and Lazaro.  And in addition to wedding gowns they also design bridesmaid dresses.

The Fall 2011 collections have something for every bride, no matter what wedding-day look you’re going for — glamorous, romantic, dramatic, classic and even destination brides.

I divided the JLM post into two, so here’s post #1 with my top picks for the Jim Hjelm and Blush lines:

1 – Instead of full blooms adorning your wedding dress opt for scattered petals instead.  You get the same spring-y, garden feel but it’s more subtle and a sweet look.

(Style #8157)