Kelly Faetaninni Spring 2018 Bridal Collection

Kelly Faetaninni is a designer who is not afraid to play around with color.  That is why she is one of my favorite bridal designers. Brides today are going the non-traditional route and doing things with fresh ideas and color.
Faetaninni used hints of black balanced by touches of barely-there blush blend together to create this season’s Spring 2018 collection of “dark romance.” Inspired by Shakespeare and innocent feelings of seduction, This season brides will black lace, underlays, and feathers pair with whimsical floral details and corsetry seaming to highlight artistic elements in a truly wearable way. Ladies, you will see  illusion laces and shimmering effects on fabrics to make your day sexy and full of sparkle. Check out some of the stunning gowns.

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PORTIA – Long Sleeve Black Chantilly Lace Fit to Flare with Silk Stretch Satin Skirt

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JUNO – Silk Organza Ball Blush Gown with Horsehair Horizontal Detail

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CLEO – All Over Embroidered Fit to Flare with Black Lining

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MARIANA – Champagne Chantilly Lace V-Neck Slim Gown

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Cute bridesmaid gown that I had to include!

Brides & Grooms inspired Celeb Styles

Many of the red carpet gowns are bridal inspiration for future brides as many watched the Golden Globes red carpet live on televesion.  I always watch the couture looks to get ideas for bridesmaid gowns, brides who don’t want traditional wedding gowns and tailored looks for the groosmen. You will see some big bridal designers in the bridal industy grace the red carpet with gorgeous looks. Hope this inspires you while you searching for the dream gown or suit.

Hailee Steinfield in Vera Wang

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Kristen Bell in Jenny Packham

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Issa Rae in Christina Siriano- Issa is winning in the long sleeve sequin gown!

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Donald Glover in Gucci

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Ryan Gosling in Gucci

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Regina King in Romona Keveza

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Vera Wang

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Amy Adams in Tom Ford

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Kristen Wiig in Reem Acra

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Trevante Rhodes in Giorgio Armani

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Naomi Campbell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reese Witherspoon in Versace

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Fall Bridal Looks

Today is the first day of Fall. Fall is a great time of the year to get married. More brides are choosing this season to walk down the aisle. The  air is crisp, the weather is cool and the different color leaves are great for wedding photos.

Check out some trendy bridal look that will give you the WOW factor for Fall.

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Steven Khalil- This designer is awesome any season!!!!

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Designer Watch- Suzanne Harward

What were you doing in 1975? Well Suzanne Harward was designing wedding gowns in Melbourne, Australia. She is a pioneer in the bridal industry.

Styles range from fashion-forward minimalist through to intricate and detailed designs using the finest fabrics in the world. Suzanne is a designer who has always been ahead of her time.

You  know how much I love Australian designers.  Suzanne Harward is my new favorite designer. I plan to highlight her collection as much as I can. See some of my dream looks…

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To see more amazing styles visit the website- http://suzanneharward.com

David Fielden Spring Collection

One of the best UK couture designers is still making gowns that are daring and creative. I haven’t featured Mr.Fielden in a while but I had to check out the latest wedding gowns. I am never disappointed with Fielden’s collections. All the wedding gowns are breathtaking.

Did you know that David Fielden started out in theatre?

David was trained as a theatre designer and also as a dancer and choreographer winning many international awards. You can see his theater experience in his spring collection. Each piece has movement, a romantic edge and is very whimsical. If I lived in the UK, I would be in the atelier all the time.  Check out some of my favorite gowns.

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Tatiana Kaplun Wedding Collection

My new bridal obsession is the Russian designer Tatiana Kaplun. As a Christian woman, my family would love if I could be fully covered on my wedding day. I know that is not going to happen but I stumbled across this new designer and I might have to reconsider. I fell in love with every image I saw. Tatiana Kaplun who has been in the bridal industry for more than 15 years is giving modesty a new meaning. The sophisticated, elegant and classy gowns are paying homage to the 1920s.

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Images Courtesy of Yakolev & Aleeva / Tatiana Kaplun 

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Friday Muse: Jesus Peiro

Hailing from Spain, Jesus Peiro is a designer who creates wedding gowns for the sophisticated bride. The silhouettes are clean, structured and elegant. After launching the brand in 1988, Jesus Piero has positioned himself as the most sought after bridal designer in the international market. The line is showcased every year at Barcelona Bridal Market Week and New York Bridal Market Week.

Jesus Piero can be found at Bridal Reflections in New York City. If you are not in the NY area, the wedding collection is also available in Atlanta, Chicago, and Cincinnati.  The stunning gowns below are breathtaking….

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http://www.jesuspeiro.com

Designer Watch- Shabi & Israel Haute Couture

The Isareli designers are getting better and better. I am enjoying finding awesome great couture designers who think outside the box. The designer team started the collection in 2010. Shabi Shamila and Israel Mor, the designers, fulfilled their dream and started their own luxurious bridal salon business in Israel.

Putting attention first to every detail as their first priority in making and styling their gowns makes this collection the hottest couture collection in the bridal market. Dhabi & Israel superior quality, uniqueness, elegance, professionalism and dedication are the values which made their fashion house successful, and are those they’re currently introducing to the world as well.

For the sexy brides who are looking for a mermaid gown and unique look, this is your designer. Let us take a look and see………

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Regal Gown- I am in love with the sheer cape. What a way to make an entrance!!

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Very Classy, Resembles Ciara Wilson’s gown. I love the sleeves.

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Front Mermaid Lace Long Sleeve Gown

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Images Courtesy of Shabi & Israel website- http://shabiandisrael.com

Designer to Watch- Olia Zavozina

Usually I post designers from overseas, but today I would like to highlight an American designer who is designing stunning gowns.

Nashville based bridal designer Olia Zavozina is making waves in the bridal industry with her classic, sophisticated silhouettes, luxurious fabrics and CUSTOM designs. The collection feature beautifully structured clean lines, well fitted silhouettes and the m luxurious fabrics, custom laces. Ladies if you feel you need to add or change to make your dream gown come to life, Olia is the designer to wear. Olia offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity that allows brides to select their own neckline, silhouette, fabrics and embellishment! Giving brides the opportunity to create their dream gown for their special day.

Let us check out some of the my favorites

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New Designer Watch- Grace Loves Lace

Who doesn’t love a lace dress? Lace will never go out of style and it so timeless. While hunting for a new designer to highlight this week, I stumbled across this amazing designer based in Australia. Grace Loves Lace! The design house only uses the finest lace and silk from France. Grace Loves Lace is a whimsical, bohemian and has a vintage aesthetic. Let us check out some of my favorite gowns.

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Images from website -https://graceloveslace.com.au