What's in the Window

So its been a few weeks and we have had a chance to reflect on what we saw during Market this past April.  It is so exciting to see all of the new looks.  Strapless is still strong, but sleeves,  “V” Necks, and plunging backs are definitely taking over the runways.

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Monique Lhuillier keeps with her romantic feminine style in this draped strapless gown with organza floral skirt.

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Monique Lhuillier does it again with this satin gown with tulle illusion showcasing an essence of color.

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Austin Scarlett adorned this strapless gown with a train trimmed with horsehair and tulle.

 

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Vera Wang does strapless sexy and sleek in this simple but dramatic crepe gown.

Strapless has been strong for many years, but it is so refreshing to see that all designers are pushing new necklines.  We saw the “V” Neckline with all designers.  From Sleek to soft and romantic.

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Carolina Herrera did this draped “V” Neck with a very full tulle skirt.  It is soft but so striking.

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Lela Rose kept her “V” Neck sleek, but made it so romantic by using beautiful fabric in a blush floral pattern.

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Vera Wang took a softer approach to this neckline.  Draped in English Net and trimmed in Chantilly lace gives this gown a more ethereal look.

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We are introducing Romona Keveza this season to our collection, and she showed  the “V” neckline  in this amazing luxurious beaded lace ball gown.  It is a show stopper for sure!

Sleeves have slowly made their way into the bridal fashion again, but are very strong this new season.  I think they will only get more popular with time.

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Monique Lhuillier showed a short sleeve beaded jacket over a strapless gown.  A bride can get the best of both worlds with this look.

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There is no doubt that this beautiful gown is Carolina Herrera, this is a classic made modern.

The last trend we saw that really made an impact was the low interesting backs.  Every designer did it in their own way.

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This is a “Wow” for the bride of now.  The groom would not be disappointed with this gown that is for sure!

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Sophisticated is the only way to describe this Romona Keveza gown.  The Halter neckline and low back make the simple gown “unforgettable”.

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Carolina Herrera  added a delicate organza ribbon  to the back neckline of this gown.  It is a very small detail, that really completes this gown.

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 Elizabeth Fillmore showed off her signature look in this fabulous gown.

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Lela Rose also showed off a signature look.  She does the low back with a unique embroidered motif.

 

We just can’t wait to have them in our store.  They are little pieces of art that will reflect each bride in their own special way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our fabulous bride, Erin, recently shared her bridal portraits with us and they were too incredible not to pass along to everyone! Erin’s inspiration came from the 1920′s, and her Elizabeth Fillmore gown could not be more perfect. Along with her amazing hair and makeup, the venue was an excellent choice to fit the art deco feel Erin wanted to capture.

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We love the black and white photos, they look like shots from a silent film.

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The back of her dress is absolutely stunning, the illusion beading and embroidery adds to capture the feeling of the era.

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The cigar and whiskey pictures are some of our favorites, they perfectly capture Erin’s beauty and truly transport you back in time.

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The whole look is absolute perfection. We loved having Erin as one of our brides, thank you for sharing these with us!

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We couldn’t wait to show you!

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6731 Snider Plaza is where new bridal dreams are made.

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Comfortable, inviting, and luxurious is the vibe.

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We now have 3 private living room spaces.  Enough space  for the bride and her entire entourage.

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An intimate setting for the bride and her family to share in that moment of seeing her gown for the first time.

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A cozy space to change in and out of gowns while you’re finding the one!

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Browse through our gallery of exquisite designer gowns.

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Walk down a runway of amazing gowns by Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, Elizabeth Fillmore, Marchesa, Lela Rose, Austin Scarlett, Ulla-Maija, Temperley, and Watters.

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Our designer veils are displayed beautifully to be paired with your dream dress.

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Introducing our new evening collection located on our second floor from fabulous designers including; Austin Scarlett, Elizabeth Fillmore, Peter Langner, Memeka, Kevan Hall, and Michael Faircloth. Perfect for any event, from being the mother of the bride, to going to a black tie gala, our evening collection will make you unforgettable.

 

We just received this amazing gown by Vera Wang.  She has a way of making something old, like lace, new.

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Floating corded leaf and embroidered circular lace strapless bodice, make this gown a classic.

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The trademark Vera Wang “flange” skirt makes it new.  The bias cut organza and lace raw edged layers make it distinct.

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Adding hand embroidered crystal and pearl clusters at the hip add more dimension to the gown.

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By adding modern jewelry, like this Meridith Griffin Necklace, we enhanced the modernity of the look.

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The all lace mantilla by Homa, gives the modern bride the traditional spin.

 

 

 

 

 

We just got back from New York City where we viewed the newest collections for bridal from our fabulous designers.  It was truly amazing to see what was new. Classic and modern seemed to be the vibe with most designers.  Duchess Silk Satin, rich faille, chiffon and as always a touch of lace.  Here is a taste of what’s to come!

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Vera Wang took her classic look and made it new with black faille.

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Lace is always a classic choice but Vera Wang used a more contemporary design pattern.

 

 

 

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Austin Scarlett’s hand-draped Duchess Silk Satin Gown brings back the glamor factor.

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This tailored trumpet gown also by Austin Scarlett may seem simple, but the rich blush colored faille, and the princess seams make it anything but…

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Elizabeth Fillmore used tattered chiffon to make a fresh statement… This gown is weightless.

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Laser cut satin is a classic for Elizabeth Fillmore, and this time she took it up a notch by adding it to kid leather gloves.

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Marchesa took a classic lace gown and finished it with a removable grand faille peplum skirt.

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We love draped chiffon… You can’t get anymore romantic than this ethereal Marchesa.

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Monique Lhuillier’s collection was fabulous as always.  This gown was one of our favorites!  Classic and modern at its very best!!

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This amazing  Monique Lhuillier gown is actually Silk Printed Gauze.  Talk about making a classic gown unique and unforgettable!

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Lela Rose is the definition of casual luxury.  This blush organza gown is trimmed with hand embroidered flowers. It is just SO pretty.

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The scooped neckline of this Lela Rose gown will leave a lasting impression for sure!

Needless to say, we were WOWED at market!  We cannot wait to have these pieces of art hanging in our store!