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It’s Monday, I’m In Love

You wear white and I’ll wear out the words ‘I love you’… and ‘You’re beautiful”…
                                                                       ~Train, “Marry Me”

Well I’m just full of lyrics on this Monday, aren’t I? OK so the lyrics I’m referencing in the title are really about Friday but it’s so fitting for today!  This weekend I fell in love with WEDDING DRESSES…. all over again.

But first: I just had to tell you the best line of the weekend, which belongs to my husband.  At my nephew’s soccer game I was complaining about the heels of my booties sinking into the ground.  Hubby didn’t skip a beat: “Well you should’ve known better than to wear your Jimmy Blahnik’s out here”.  Did you hear that? Jimmy Blahnik.  When I finally stopped laughing I asked him if he knew what each designer’s real name was.  Again, he replied instantly: “Yep.  Manolo Choo.”  He’s one in a million, that man I married. 🙂

Fashion – especially bridal fashion – is my first love, and that’s why I was glued to the computer every available moment this weekend.  Bridal Market was/is going on in New York and some fabulous people were kind enough to provide a glimpse into the shows via Twitter.  What did we ever do before hashtags?  And in case you missed it I’ve compiled some of my favorite dresses that were tweeted in front of my face.  Thanks again to all who took the time to share the latest greatness with those of us who couldn’t be there!

I would say the top trends coming out of this weekend were both full and trumpet skirts plus lots of texture and sparkle.  Here we go: (Remember most of these are pics from phones, taken by audience members not photographers!)

Badgley Mischka

Photos {L: Michael Norwood for Weddings Unveiled R: Marissa Kloess}

Photos {L: Michael Norwood for Weddings Unveiled }


Monique Lhuillier

Photos { Grace Ormonde, Jacalyn Lee, Love Cinderella}



Photos {Brooklyn Bride}


Kenneth Pool

I would divorce and remarry my husband just to wear the one on the left, above!

Photos {ATL Weddings Mag}


Angel Sanchez

Photos {Wedding Bee}


 Sarah Seven

Photos {Anne Marie Ashley}


Lela Rose

And then here’s the amazing back of the above dress:

Photos {Weddings Unveiled Editor}


And here are just a few randoms from assorted tweeters:

Birnbaum and Bullock, photo by Anne Marie Ashley

Jennifer Salzman, photo by Anne Marie Ashley

Jenny Packham, photo by Mark Niemierko

Jenny Packham, photo by The Stylish Bride

Johnna Ho, photo by The Stylish Bride

Jorge Manuel, photo by Anne Marie Ashley


Whew! I’m going to have to call this my stopping point! SO. MANY. other great dresses and tweets and coverage – please search them out online because the designs are just amazing.  There was very little I disliked or found “blah”.  Keep your fingers crossed I can go next year! (If you’ve known us for a while, you know that we have our own shop in the works!)

Did you follow the tweets and other online resources for Bridal Market this weekend? What/who was your favorite? What do you think of the trends that are prevalent for the upcoming season? I’m loving all the sparkle, fullness, and especially the textures! Oh and COLOR! I didn’t even include much of that – maybe another day…



5 responses

  1. I adore the amsale dresses! Can I have the short one for my reception please??

    October 18, 2010 at 9:28 AM

  2. Next year, we are going together. Deal? I’m OBSESSED with Christo’s new line, like I want to buy all of his dresses and just wear bridal fashion for the rest of my days. I’m sure when I’m in school for dietetics they will completely understand, right?

    I thought so.

    October 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM

  3. Dawn

    I LOVE the 3rd Lela Rose dress!!! It takes my breath away! I don’t want to GET married in it, I want to MARRY it! It’s just so glamourous!!

    October 18, 2010 at 10:19 AM

  4. Those are lovely!!! Ah man, kinda makes me want to go dress shopping again! Haha. And Jimmy Blahnik = awesome. 🙂

    October 18, 2010 at 2:49 PM

  5. Some freaking GREAT picks! I love the short dresses you chose! So adorable…that quote is…hilarious. Definitely.

    October 19, 2010 at 1:27 AM

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