• Creativity

    Modest Wedding Gowns

    More and more brides-to-be these days are choosing to wear a more modest wedding gown on their big day, if you are one of these women, don’t let the lack of choices scare you! Many believe there aren’t as many choices when choosing to go modest, but there are really more than you think! With so many styles of wedding dresses available these days, it can seem a little bit overwhelming. But by breaking it down into the most important parts of a dress, it will become a much easier and fun process! Step 1: Choose the silhouette Although many women already have an idea of what kind of silhouette…

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    The Ruth Gown

    The Ruth gown is one of Simply Bridal’s most popular gowns. This A-line ball gown is a modern take on the classic off the shoulder gown. The off the shoulder cut is far from outdated. In September, Anne Hathaway looked strong yet soft and romantic in her vintage Valentino-designed off-the-shoulder gown. Mario Lopez’s new Mrs. was stunning in the Ines Di Santo off the shoulder gown she wore in their December 2012 nuptials. Simply Bridal’s Ruth gown can help you pull off a similar sophisticated look. Our version glitters with beaded detailing from the bust down to the hemline. The beaded half sleeves bring out the vintage glamour in this…

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    Be inspired by The Oscars

    The biggest event in Hollywood, The Oscars, has just come and gone. It marks the time where the beautiful and glamorous come out to celebrate the most anticipated award ceremony of the year. Dressed by the world’s most prestigious designers, Hollywood’s elite parade their designer pieces as they grace the red carpet. We see a vast array of couture fashions, ranging from the classic beauty with a modern twist, to the just-out-of-this-world one of a kind piece. These masterpieces usually set the benchmark for the next hot trend! What better place than The Oscars to get some inspirations for your wedding dress? Charlize Theron in Christian Dior Charlize Theron looks…

  • Creativity

    5 Iconic but Unusual Wedding Dresses

    After the famous photo of Queen Victoria made the white wedding dress the tradition to follow people have fallen in love with the idea. Year after year people marry in white, beige and ivory but not everyone has taken to the trend. If you’re a girl with a bold personality and you want to show your pizzazz on your special day, go for it! Wear green, wear jeans, wear a suit or basically, wear whatever you like. Celebrities have been doing it for year and why shouldn’t you. Marilyn Monroe had no qualms in breaking the tradition and nobody held it against her. The most important thing about becoming a…

  • Creativity

    Sash Sensation

    Are you looking for that special touch to truly make your gown show your individuality? A sash around your waist could be your answer whether you want to spice up your gown with a bold splash of color, give it a delicate flair with jewels or find that romantic touch of lace and pearl that your gown is missing. If your thinking about adding a sash to your gown let us help you choose. Wedding gown designers have already taken to incorporating sashes into many of the styles they offer like the bold lavender sash of our lovely Penelope Gown perfect for the bride who is looking for an oomph…

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    Our Favorites from the Met Gala

    Monday, April 7th, marked the Met Gala. This event put on by Vogue celebrates the annual opening of the Costume Institute by the Metropolitan Art Museum. It has been nicknamed the Oscars of the East and showcases the world’s most dazzling celebrities in daring and oftentimes brilliant gowns. The 2012 trends of peek-a-boo lace and dark lips were noticeable. I wouldn’t be surprised if some fall brides started rocking plum lips. One of the trends we thought to highlight was the bridal appropriate fascination with lace and sheer fabric. Mirror Mirror starLily Collins looked lovely and fresh-faced in a demure lace Valentino Haute Couture gown. Sofia Vergara dazzled in a…

  • Creativity

    The Little White Dress

    Everyone’s heard of the Little Black Dress. You imagine Audrey Hepburn’s character Holly Golightley in Breakfast in Tiffany’s. It’s simple, chic, something you can just thrown on, and it also fits like a glove. Well, there’s a new “it” piece of clothing and it’s the little white dress. Perfect for low key and casual weddings, it’s something that you as a bride can wear again and again and be reminded of your wedding magic. It’s also fantastic for bridesmaids if you decide to follow the Kate-and-Pippa trend or if you choose to don a colored wedding dress. The little white dress is usually tea length or shorter and has a…

  • Planning

    Outdoor Spring Fashions

    Spring is in the air! Although, flirty short bridesmaid dresses commonly comes mind when we think of spring weddings, here are some fresh new looks for spring. One of our top picks for the outdoor spring wedding is the Lianne gown! This A-line halter neck gown is made with light and airy chiffon, which will ripple beautifully in the breeze. The court train has added elegance and sophistication. We loved the Lianne gown, because it’s romantic and unusual choice. The train may be atypical for an outdoor wedding, but it makes a dramatic entrance down a makeshift aisle. Since the halter neckline can be harsh, you can soften this look…

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    Inspiring Women through Fashion

    In honor of National Women’s History Month, we’re dedicating this week to women empowerment. We’re focusing on women’s issues as well as ways to help other women. The UN dedicates a day each year “to recognize the fact that securing peace and social progress and the full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms require the active participation, equality and development of women; and to acknowledge the contribution of women to the strengthening of international peace and security.” We thought that this was so amazing that we should dedicate an entire week to look how far women have come in our struggle for equality, peace, and development. While fashion may…