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Here Come The Brides

Here Come The Brides
 

Whether you’re attending a wedding or just love looking at pretty dresses, get ready to swoon - because we’re covering the Fall Bridal Trends of 2014. The strapless look of the Brides of the aughts has given way to the Year of Romance in a return to chivalry just in time to enter our Bridal Trends Giveaway & win a $100 Pottery Barn Gift Card!

 

Her Serene Highness, Grace of Monaco Mary Queen of Scots Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge
designed by Helen Rose designed by Monique Lhuillier designed by Sarah Burton

The first trend on our list, Long Lace Sleeves, may be inspired by 3 Royal Brides, namely Grace Kelly (whose fashions will soon be appearing on the big screen in the biopic Grace of Monaco with Nicole Kidman in the title role), Mary Queen of Scots (whose costuming has been burning up the tv screen in the CW's REIGN, and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Ersa Atelier Winnie Couture Monique Lhuillier

The next trend is The Blushing Bride as all manner of 'think pink' dresses continue in popularity - every shade from fuchsia to peony to powder is available as evidenced by celebrity brides Jessica Biel, Reese Witherspoon, and Kaley Cuoco.  

Vera Wang Monique Lhuillier Oscar de la Renta

The last trend is Sculptural Fabrics and shapes, with the return of duchesse satin that creates a tailored look in contrast to the Boho, unstructured feeling of recent years.  

Pronovias Rosa Clara Theia
 

HOW TO ENTER:

What kind of wedding dress do you like?  Please comment below. A princess ballgown? Maybe something short? A mermaid silhouette? Blinged-out? Sleek and simple? You'll automatically be entered to win a $100 Gift Card from The Pottery Barn!


*This giveaway is open through June 2nd to USA residents over 18 years of age

Congratulations to our Winner!: bjcortez

 

 

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  • wittes02 By wittes02
    05.21.14  

    I prefer princess ballroom gowns.

  • Tweentie By Tweentie
    05.21.14  

    I like mermaid dresses but if I was daring enough I would pick a lace see through at the top.

  • kazul10 By kazul10
    05.21.14  

    I love the Vera Wang above!

  • adr1001025 By adr1001025
    05.21.14  

    Oh my gosh, I LOVE The Mary Queen of Scots gown. If I were getting married I would buy that dress!

  • ayeshaqm By ayeshaqm
    05.21.14  

    I absolutely loved Kate Middleton's Alexander McQueen. I love the lace embroidery and the classic white dress. I love the classic white dress with a little volume at the ends.

  • LoraineyE By LoraineyE
    05.21.14  

    I like the Theia themed dress, something that covers my chest but not my shoulders.

  • agaphmou By agaphmou
    05.21.14  

    I loveeee the one above on "Mary Queen of Scotts" by Monique Lhuillier.It's STUNNING! It's a bit of a coincidence that as an 8 yr old I was a flower girl and my dress is very similar!

  • Juanarocks By Juanarocks
    05.21.14  

    I'm going to be honest I love the long sleeve dress by Helen Rose. So, elegant and pieced nicely.

  • MomMaven By MomMaven
    05.21.14  

    I like a ball gown with bling

  • jterrock By jterrock
    05.21.14  

    I want Sleek and Simple! Nothing too fancy! :-)

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