Grace Loves Lace is one of our favorite independent designers in the world of wedding gowns. Made from the finest French silk and lace, their dresses are for the free-spirted bride who throws caution to the wind. The Valentina gown, featured here, is playful yet classic with a fitted French lace bodice, gorgeous open back, and delicate sleeves.The double-layer silk chiffon circle skirt is edged in delicate French eyelash lace with a side split and romantic, non-nonesense train for the bride who wants artful, wearable, and delicate sophistication.
A light bronze French lace bodice hand-embroidered with rhinestones and beads is paired with a layered blush tulle skirt lined in ivory silk to create this mini-masterpiece of a wedding gown. Take your 2016 rose quartz wedding to the next level with this gem from Ca'Rousel Fashion.
A New Year's Eve wedding wouldn't be complete without fabulous fashion, including what you wear below the hemline as you walk down the aisle. These gold booties captured by Braedon Photography are all kinds of magic. Who are we kidding? Kick up your heels in these on NYE even if you're not getting married! Gold booties for the win, always.
It's nothing new for a bride to trade the traditional white gown for a splash of color, but bringing florals onto the scene is definitely a contemporary twist. Wendy Makin does it effortlessly with this romantic floral print ballgown. The ruched sweetheart bodice is totally romantic, while the sillhouette is fit for a Disney Princess.
The latest from French wedding gown designer Elise Hameau is all kinds of magic. It is a little bohemian paired with a lot of grace. The Rose gown's high neck and pefectly capped lace sleeve are modest, while the open back and fitted, flowing silk skirt is all sass. We're in love.
Canadian designer Rita Vinieris' Alyne Bridal line is fresh, sohpisticated, and artistic. The designs are everything the modern bride dreams of, especially the Effie. Sharing a name with well-known Hunger Games character, Effie Trinket, this gown brings the drama. From the fitted lace silhouette and semi-sheer bodice to the mermaid organza skirt, this gown is bold and effortlessly chic.
maid organza skirt, this gown is bold and effortlessly chic.
London-based designer Catherine Deane is a magician with fabric. After traveling the world, Deane started her bridal line in 2005 and ever since has been striving to create modern designs inspired by traditional techniques she observed during her nomadic travels. Her dresses are fresh and elegant with a touch of laid back bohemian. Our gown of the week, the Charlotte, has a vintage feel. It is streamlined and easy to wear yet completely decadent. The scallop-lace edge neckline speaks to the art nouveau era, while the silhouette is completely timeless.
Originally named one of Buzzfeed's 50 Dreamy Wedding Dresses You'll Fall in Love With, this unique, vintage-inspired Motil Fine Design's gown features a structured crepe viscose and silk tulle bodice hand-decorated with vintage lace and large faux pearl. The silky chiffon skirt is basically perfection, while the scoop back is all girly and romantic. A sweet satin belt sinches the waist to beautifully finish the silhouette. We love this gown for a sweet and simple garden celebration or even an intimate wedding at a small country inn. It has so much potential.