Carolina Herrera Bridal Spring 2013

Carolina Herrera ‘s 2013 bridal collection was inspired by the photographs of Cecil Beaton “I had just seen the Cecil Beaton exhibit in London and was so taken with it that I wanted to design a collection based on the beauty he portrayed—the blacks, the whites, the fantasy of it all “Explains Herrera.

With the mixture of tradition and sophistication and impeccable attention to details, her bridal collection is the perfect choice for the fashion forwarding bride who looks for something different. From the classic look to a modern and non-conventional bride the collection has something for everyone; including the slinky Pippa Middleton-inspired cowl-neck dress, an adorable short dress and the iconic bridal trousers suit.

Vera Wang Bridal Spring 2013

Vera Wang ‘s Spring 2013 bridal collection titled “Mei Meng” meaning “a beautiful dream” is celebration of love and passion, inspired by the traditional Chinese wedding colour, Vera Wang has designed yet another breath taking collection of ethereal bridal gowns all in luxurious tones of red from crimson to scarlet.

Despite the fact that Ivory and white still seem to be the standard wedding colours, we welcome the new trend of using fashion forward, non-white wedding gowns. The innovative overlays of tulle and organza with fitted corsets and sheer décolletage has made the collection a contemporary and daring work of art. Layers of chiffon and tulle ensure a feminine look, whilst the regularly added embellishments give off glamour reminiscent of a red carpet gown.



Wedding Dresses Shapes & Styles



1-A Line: alineAs the name suggests, An A-line dress is fitted at the top and gradually widens towards the hem, giving the impression of the shape of a capital letter A. It is probably one of the most popular bridal cuts in the world, as it favors all body types. If you have a pear-shaped figure, with wide hips and smaller waist, do not hesitate to go for this shape.  








2-Empire: This cut was introduced by Josefina Bonaparte, the wife of Napoleon, who marked an imprint in the style before being taken up years later in the Regency period. One of the features of this cut is that it helps to lengthen the body, so it is not recommended for very tall and skinny girls who want to disimulate those features, this cut is usually accompanied by a square neckline with puffed sleeves or Chinese cuffs.





3-Column: This cut emerged as the fashion evolution of the nineteenth century corse. With a rather geometric shape, the dresses of this cut fit on the waist, from where the fabric extends in vertical panels, generating a light fall that helps to disguise very wide hips and other defects. The waist is very well defined and in general is a cut that admits light fabrics with good fall. It is ideal for girls with few curves.





4- Mermaid: This is a very elegant cut and great favorite of many celebrities. It is tailored to the knees with a short or long train that is  usually a continuation of the skirt and gives a floating look to the dress. This type of cut fits the body like a glove and that’s why it is almost exclusively for brides who want to highlight very thin hips or girls with excellent figure. It is not suitable for brides with large hips, big busted or wide shoulders.






5- Princess: ball gownThis classic cut consists of a tight bodice and a full skirt that that can become quite large and voluminous.The skirt usually features plenty of underskirts and tulle below to keep the shape, so can be quite heavy. It is one of the most popular bridal cuts in the world, as it favors all body types.. If you have a pear-shaped figure with wide hips and tiny waist do not hesitate to consider trying a princess style wedding dress.