An Elegant Real Wedding on the Waterfront + Win a White by Vera Wang Bridal Gown
Email sent: Aug 20, 2013 7:57 am
August 20, 2013
For many brides, a wedding dress embodies the myriad human emotions associated with getting married. For these brides, sensualists, a wedding dress is not worn but experienced on every level. I recommend textures and weights: fabrics that drape, silhouettes that seduce and accessories that adorn. For sensualists, every aspect of the wedding look should be a natural extension of her being and nothing should confine. Embrace comfort and ease and revel in the power of suggestion. -- XO, Vera
Knowing that they wanted to get married near the bride’s parents’ beach house, this couple chose a waterfront property that could give them the relaxed and clean vibe they were looking for. The bride, with the help of her wedding planner and mom, chose a crisp neutral palette that included white and green flowers and taupe-y tones seen in the linens, stationery and wedding cake. Find inspiration for your wedding from this one at stylemepretty.com.
behind the dress
Dess Diary: Lillian
The mermaid gown is always one of my most popular silhouettes, because it brings together two things a bride always has on her mind for her wedding day: she wants to look sexy, and she wants to be unbelievably glamorous. In the first place, a well-sculpted shape can do the trick, and for show-stopping splendor, you really want a full, dramatic skirt.
Lillian is a quintessential mermaid gown with a sweetheart neckline, but with one important modification: the skirt flares out a bit higher than usual, right at the knee, so she can be worn by petite or taller brides alike. So you get that beautiful, completely seamless, sculpted body combined with just slightly more volume at the skirt — it's an explosion of textures made all the more dramatic by the extreme contrast of the molded shape on top...READ MORE