Check out Vera Wang's new French-inspired Fall 2018 bridal collection, and then shop similar dresses at a fraction of the cost.
Lenore Cusick's grandma, Jean "G" Altman, made it known far in advance of Cusick's wedding that she wanted a special photo taken with the bride.
When Kristy Mathoslah found the dress in her flooded house, she was ready to throw it out. But someone else suggested that she try it on one last time. The resulting photos are beautiful and heartwarming (though the dress was damp and smelly). A local dry cleaner has offered to try to salvage and restore the dress
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Like many brides-to-be, Élise Boissonneault took months to find the perfect dress to get married in. But in a matter of days, the dress she lovingly picked out was destroyed as massive wildfires ravaged Fort McMurray.
ASOS just announced that it will launch a line of bridal gowns in March, just in time for spring weddings. The 18-piece collection has something for almost any style bride — and, praise be, there’s not a single meringue dress in the lot. It’s a fashion-forward collection that features Victorian-inspired embroidered gowns, minimalist satin slip dresses, a boho bell-sleeve jumpsuit, and a pretty beaded crop top with matching skirt. Prices on the collection will range from about $90 to $380, making these some of the most affordable bridal gowns on the market anywhere (save for a really lucky find at Kleinfelds).
From David’s Bridal to Vera Wang runway looks are leaving little to the imagination. “There’s always going to be the traditional bride,” explains Kleinfeld Bridal’s Fashion Director Terry Hall, “but for the most part brides today have worked hard to get their bodies in shape and they want to show it.” You know who else likes to show off their hard bodies? Is it a coincidence that “naked dresses” continue to be worn by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Kim Kardashian, and Beyoncé?
Jenny Packham, one of the Duchess of Cambridge?s go-to designers?the royal wore a Packham evening gown while in New York last year and a custom daytime dress by the designer when she and Prince William introduced Prince George to the world?created over two dozen gowns inspired by "A Midsummer Night?s Dream." ?The collection is sort of magical, ethereal, and a lot of play happens in the woods, so using a lot of natural elements,? Packham tells Yahoo Style. ?We?ve got lots of flowers, feathers, real ostrich feathers, and a lot of references coming from natural things.? The dreamy dresses ranged in style and silhouette to include ball gowns, fitted sheaths, and to-the-knee styles, embellished with Packham?s trademark crystal and beading designs.