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Oscar De La Renta Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Oscar De La Renta’s Fall 2012 collection is all about combining textures for an over-the-top glamorous look. The collection calls out to whimsical brides combining large textural crochet work with ruching and ruffles. These looks also play with length, transforming the traditional ballgown silhouette.

Photography courtesy firstVIEW

Feather-Inspired Wedding Ideas

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Inspired by the flutter of birds? Incorporate their natural whimsy into your wedding day by adding feathers to your look. Draw inspiration from the elegance of white feathers and include them in your dress and accessories or use the colours and patterns of exotic feathers, like peacock, in your decor and lighting. Ditch the flowers and use feathers in your bouquet and centrepieces and supply quill pens to sign your guest book with. Gather feathers from the outdoors or a local craft store for a DIY element and combine different shapes and sizes with other natural elements like rocks and burlap for a rustic theme.

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Dress, courtesy Lazaro.

Ostrich Feather Pens, image via Just Pens.

Centrepiece, photography courtesy Joel Ross Photography. Seen in this slideshow.

Junior Bridesmaids Dresses, courtesy Dragonfly Contemporary Designs.

Hairpiece, seen in this slideshow.

Boutonniere, photography courtesy Byron Brydges Photography. Seen in this slideshow.

Bouquet, image via Bead Flora Jewels. Seen in this slideshow.

DIY Personalized Paper Napkins

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Easily customize your own paper napkins with iron-on transfers to add a personal touch to your wedding day or bridal shower.

6 Stylish Ideas from Bridal Fashion Week

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

New York Bridal Fashion Week is a wrap for another season, and all the big-name designers like Monique Lhuillier, Vera Wang and Amsale delivered tons of fresh and inspiring ideas on the runway. Today, we’ve picked six of our faves—new trends you could definitely rock on your big day. Which one would you wear?

Kenneth Pool Fall 2012

Fashion & Beauty » Wedding Dresses

Kenneth Pool takes classic bridal glamour to the next level. These dresses are for the girl who has always dreamed of owning a stunning voluminous ball gown (and having somewhere appropriate to wear it). In other words, they’re pretty…think Cinderella pretty…with full tiered skirts, ruching, intricate bead work and lovely floral appliques.

Photography courtesy firstVIEW

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