Go Behind the Scenes with Vera Wang at Fall 2014's New York Fashion Week
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February 11, 2014
On your wedding day, stay true to yourself. It may sound cliché, but brides look most radiant when they look natural. Use makeup to enhance your features, not to create a mask.
I recommend focusing on a skin-toned foundation to create an evenness and powder that reduces shine for photographs. Day or night, avoid brightly colored eye shadows or too elaborate an eye in general.
Hair, also, should not disguise you or succumb to current trends. An amazing haircut and great blow dry will always surpass any contrived hairstyle. Hair accessories can be beautiful if chosen carefully - they should never overpower you or your gown. -XO, Vera
Fall 2014 RTW Collection
Today, February 11th at 11am, Vera Wang will debut her Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear Collection. The invite-only show is sure to include some of the biggest names in the fashion and entertainment industries.
With a ceremony in early winter, Annemarie and Ante chose their wedding destination of Ojai, California for the sunny, warm weather. The couple picked a cream and taupe color palette for everything from the florals and bridesmaid dresses, to the wedding cake and reception décor, which complemented Annemarie’s strapless Vera Wang gown. See their elegant wedding at The Knot.
When we think of a bride in lace, it automatically conjures up a romantic, flowery vision. But with Madeline, I wanted to challenge that idea. I came up with a way to work with lace in a way that felt new to me, to achieve a bridal look with a groundbreaking aesthetic.
Instead of using a single type of more traditional floral lace, I conceived of Madeline as a collage of three different laces. They all meet where the bodice meets the waist—it’s a crescendo of lace. I’ve sliced the bodice into a plunging V and placed a single panel of tulle-backed, fern-patterned guipure lace in the center.
As your eye is drawn downward to the point of the V, a surprise awaits...READ MORE