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    Marchesa Fall 2015 Bridal Collection

    With new silhouettes and hues that embody the brand’s signature allure and feminine detailing, Marchesa’s Bridal Fall 2015 collection is an exquisite mix of details, from high-collar peplum jackets and detachable capes to delicate lace columns, a neckline of tricking ribbon and crystal floral embroidery. There are cocktail dresses too, alongside voluminous ball gowns and cathedral tulle veils.

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    Ziad Nakad Haute Couture Bridal Collection

    Ziad Nakad’s designs are known for their classy soul, potent femininity and attention to even the tiniest details. With distinctive cuts that highlight the female silhouette and a creative mix of materials and colours, the Lebanese designer’s gowns truly reflect the personality of the women who wear them. It’s no wonder he attracts only the most discerning clientele who value unique designs and materials.

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    Jazel Sy 2013 Bridal Collection

    Today, we would like to share with you a collection by a Filipino designer, Jazel Sy. Known for her feminine style and intricate embellishments, romantic yet dramatic creations. Jazel Sy: “I am inspired by almost anything I see around me. My designs are a product of my imagination and constant exposure to different types of people. I’m always catching up on the latest trends, injecting some personality of my own, and also not forgetting the bride’s wants and needs. In my latest collection, I pay particular attention to the details. My designs have a flirty and feminine touch, as I believe every bride has that side to them.” Bridal Gowns…

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    Mischka Aoki Fall Winter 2013 Collection

    ‘Swan Lake’, the immortal masterpiece by P.I. Tchaikovsky that has become a symbol of beauty and grace, inspired Mischka Aoki’s dazzling Fall Winter 2013 collection. Entitled ‘Enchanted Tale of The Swan Lake’, the collection features graceful ballerinas in the brand’s signature exquisite dresses, strewn with magnificent embroidered flowers and smothered in foam made of gossamer tulle. It has also been expanded to include more casual pieces and separates.

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    Elihav Sasson 2013 Couture Collection

    The Elihav Sasson 2013 couture collection has been toned down from the label’s usual dramatic style for a softer, gentler look. It’s an elegant collection of figure-accentuating dresses and sexy-back designs, which Israeli designers favour. Each number has its own beauty with intriguing design details and embellishments. We will let the photos speak for themselves. Photographer Yaniv Edry / Modelled by Shlomit Malka / Agency Elinor Shahar

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    Alia Bastamam 2013 Bridal Collection

    Alia Bastamam is a homegrown designer who has finally come out with her bridal collection. A modern, simple, elegant, understated and fine collection, it reminisces on the classic allure of different periods, and presents them in a ‘now’ style. For this collection of bridal looks, Alia drew much inspiration from Liz Taylor’s many wedding dresses. Translated into the present, Liz Taylor’s hourglass cuts morphed into more streamlined and less constricted designs. Alia was also inspired by New York socialite Minnie Cushing’s Oscar de la Renta piece during her wedding in 1967. The Alia Bastamam 2013 Bridal Collection is sheer beauty, boasting a wide variety of designs, from modest ‘kurung’ cuts…

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    BERTA 2013 Bridal Collection

    Bridal couture in Israel never ceases to impress us. A brand named after the designer, BERTA’s leading line of work is based on high quality luxurious fabrics, uniqueness and premium level finishes. The inspiration for the 2013 Collection came primarily from the classic 1920s and 1950s, which is why the Israeli designer chose to shoot the catalogue in Paris, France – one of the most classic places of all. 
The trend in this year’s collection points toward a more simplified design, but with a sophisticated touch and unique materials, all delivered with the boldness BERTA’s designs are known for. We thought we’d also revisit their 2012 Collection, which was well…

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    Enchanted Atelier Fall Winter 2013 Collection

    Enchanted Atelier is one of the top bridal couture accessories design ateliers. Their collections frequently grace the pages of top bridal publications and they often work with top fashion notables including stylist Eric Daman for Gossip Girl, Maison Sophie Hallette, and Claire Pettibone, as well as the fabulous vintage fashion icon Christina Hendricks. Creative Director Liv Hart found inspiration for the latest collection in the beauty of the marble sculpture The Three Graces by Antonio Canova, as well as the romantic journey of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy in Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. With ultra feminine details and delicate but distinctive designs, each piece in the collection is handcrafted…

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    Celest Thoi Bridal 2013 Collection

    Malaysia-based fashion designer Celest Thoi is famous for her simple and elegant looks. Here are some of the dresses from her newest collection, beautifully captured by Jenny Sun Photography. You can view the rest of the styled photoshoots they did in Sydney here. Indeed, an enchanted garden. Bridal gown by Celest Thoi / Photography by Jenny Sun Photography / Event Styling by Jess of The Bridal Collective / Flowers and Decor by Lina of Chanele Rose Flowers / Cakes by Yummy Cupcakes and Cakes / Hair and Makeup by Amy Chan Hair and Makeup Artistry / Modelled by Monique Kathleen

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    Galia Lahav Haute Couture 2013 Collection

    Galia Lahav is recognised in Israel and abroad for her unique and luxurious evening dresses and bridal gowns. Her new collection, ‘The St-Tropez Cruise’, is totally breathtaking. Inspired by the on- and off-screen elegance of undisputed style icons Grace Kelly and Brigitte Bardon, Galia explores body-hugging silhouettes that softly embrace each curve, imperial ball gowns, and statuesque red carpet glamour dresses, all in a modern look but with a wink at the sizzling ’60s. We simply love the classic silk satins, chiffons, French lace, tulle and dotted net, mixed with novelty hand-embroidered details, crystal and pearl embellishments, and antique cross-stitched ‘Gobelins’ medallions and floral motifs. Here are just some of…

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    Claire Pettibone 2013 Fall Collection

    A sapphire sea, endless blue sky, the scent of sweet flowers drifting on the breeze, and a girl dreaming of her lover. Claire Pettibone, famous for her ethereal dresses with a bohemian touch, is here to impress with her latest collection, ‘An Earthly Paradise’. The intricate details, especially the exquisite backs, make every piece a work of art. All looking wonderfully whimsical with gorgeous floral crowns, these are couture pieces for the true romantic at heart.

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    Jannie Baltzer 2013 Collection – Bridal Hair Accessories

    Inspired by the 1920s and 1930s, Jannie Baltzer’s 2013 collection is an updated look for the fashion-forward bride, featuring exquisitely intricate beadwork and beautiful shades of ivory, blush, champagne, antique silver and gold. Fresh and young, yet with the luxury and glamour of old Hollywood, these headpieces are all about luminous textures and shine. “This collection is very special to me, because it is inspired by LOVE,” says Jannie. “We all need love in our lives, and I feel very lucky to have just that! My husband, family and friends have truly been supportive during this journey. I have been inspired by different love stories and the celebration of love.”…