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31 Most Beautiful Wedding Dresses

30 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

Here comes the bride!  Congratulations, you are getting married!  We know what’s on your mind – Wedding Dresses!  Finding that special dress, can be somewhat daunting.  Anyone who is getting married wants to look amazing on their special day.  The bride is the centre of attention so of course, she will want to feel and look incredible.  Therefore choosing a Wedding Dress is very important.  Most girls dream of their wedding from a young age so when it actually comes around, the dress is one of the most vital decisions throughout our wedding journey.

Choosing your dress can be a scary process especially if you haven’t set foot in a bridal store before.  Everyone is different and we all have our own style but it’s all down to you and what you feel good in.  This is why it’s best for you to visit a bridal store so you can try on different styles.  Many girls walk in the store knowing what they want and when they try it on, it’s not for them.  Whether you want a sexy, off the shoulder, ball gown or a colourful dress, we have come up with 31 beautiful Wedding Dresses.

1. SIMPLE & ELEGANT BALL GOWN Wedding Dress

If you are wanting a simple and elegant Wedding Dress, then take a look at this ball gown.

Simple and Elegant Ball Gown Wedding Dress

Instagram / paolo_sebastian

You cannot go wrong with a simple, chic and plain wedding ball gown.   No jewels or jewellery needed, just a simple dress that speaks for itself

2. SEXY, OFF SHOULDER Wedding Dress

Many brides are opting for a sexy Wedding Dress rather than the traditional gown.

Sexy Off Shoulder Wedding Dress

Instagram / pallascouture

This off the shoulder dress looks stunning and will definitely have the wow effect.  It is very detailed and sexy with a long train to add to the stunning look.

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3. BLUE & PINK PRINCESS Wedding Dress

They say wear something blue.  So why not wear a blue and pink Wedding Dress?

Blue and Pink Princess Wedding Dress

Instagram / maktumang

This is a gorgeous, girly and fun dress ,which will show off your sassy and fashionista side.  Mixing two strong colours looks unbelievable and they will definitely see you walking down the aisle in this dress.  It features a delicate finish with all the rose petals and a gorgeous chain looking back.  You can be a Princess for the day in blue and pink.

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4. LACE CHAMPAGNE DRESS

Romance is in the air with this lace champagne dress.  Lace is always a winner with a wedding gown.

Champagne Lace Beach Wedding Dress

Instagram / lurelly

This is a stunningly beautiful feminine lace champagne dress.  This will make you feel special and you will look amazing.  Great for someone who wants a shimmering colour dress.

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5. GLAMOROUS Wedding Dress

Having a special and unique dress is down to your character.

Glamorous See Through Wedding Dress

Instagram / paolo_sebastian

Having a glamorous dress will make you feel sexy and give you the confidence you need to walk down the aisle.  This is perfect if you want to show off your curves.  You can always alter your dress to add more jewels or even take them off, whatever you want.

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6. UNIQUE DRESS WITH SHORT SLEEVES

Are you looking for something different?  If so, this may take your fancy.

Unique Lace Wedding Dress with Short Sleeves

Instagram / altamodabridal

Have a look at this unique dress, which features lacy sides that are attached to your waist.  It looks amazing and will look incredible when you walk down the aisle.  It also have a mesh top section and short sleeves.

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7. LACE DRESS WITH GOLDEN DETAILS

If you have a gold theme, incorporate the colour within your dress.

A Line Lace Wedding Dress

Instagram / galialahav

Gold is a perfect colour for a wedding theme and looks lovely on a lacy wedding gown.  It adds a touch of sparkle without being too overpowering.  It has a soft and warm appearance which makes your skin glow.

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8. VINTAGE, BACKLESS DRESS

Vintage dresses are trending.

Vintage Backless Wedding Dress

Instagram / bertabridal

Majority of brides-to-be love vintage wedding gowns.  When you mix vintage and backless gown, it looks fabulous.  Showing ones back in a backless dress, immediately draws attention and makes you feel sexy.

9. RED, MERMAID Wedding Dress

Many brides want to stand out.

Red and White Mermaid Wedding Dress

Instagram / maktumang

With this red mermaid dress you will definitely do that.  It will highlight your curves as well as making you feel like a Princess.  Red is the colour for luck and love so what better day to wear the colour than on your wedding day.  Many people do choose to have a colourful dress.  This shows creativity, character and makes it unique.  If you go for a colourful gown, make sure you stand out with an elegant Wedding Dress like this one.

10. BACKLESS BALL GOWN WITH BLACK BELT

Show off your waist with your elegant ball gown.

White Princess Ball Gown Wedding Dress

Instagram / millanova_official

Add a black belt to enhance your waist and add extra style to your dress.  Ensure the belt is long enough so you can create a gorgeous long flowing bow at the back.  People will be instantly drawn to your belt due to it being a contrast colour compared to your dress.

11. Wedding Dress WITH LONG SLEEVES

Opting for a long sleeve dress can be due to many reasons.

Fall Wedding Dress with Long Sleeves

Instagram / lizmartinezbridal

Maybe you’re getting married in theautumn or winter and need to take the chill off your arms.  You may not like your arms and want to cover them with lacy long sleeves.  Whatever the reason, long sleeves look regal and sophisticated

12. GRAY, SEE-THROUGH Wedding Dress

Add sparkle and mesh to your grey see-through dress.

Gray See Through Wedding Dress

Instagram / paolo_sebastia

This will look absolutely amazing when the lights hit your dress.  Trick your guests with a mesh top, which looks like your skin.  The sequins will definitely capture your fiance’s heart at the altar. With a dress like this, you don’t even need jewelery.

13. LACE, CAPE SLEEVE Wedding Dress

A Wedding Dress doesn’t need to be sleeveless to look stunning and elegant.

Lace Overlay A Line Wedding Gown

Instagram / bertabridal

Take a look at this lace, cape sleeve wedding gown and you will see how beautiful it looks.  Lacy material gives off a girly and feminine style whilst the cape sleeves look effortless and chic.

14. PLUNGING NECKLINE Wedding Dress

If you love your body and want to show it off, go for a low plunging neckline like the photo below.

Sexy Plunging Neckline Wedding Dress

Instagram / lurelly

This will accentuate your top half to show off your amazing figure.  As you can see from the photo, you do not need to go for sparkle with the bottom skirt, plain and simple looks more than enough when being teamed with a decorated top.

15. CHAMPAGNE & WHITE LACE MERMAID DRESS

Having a white dress is frightening to some girls.

Champagne Mermaid Wedding Dress

Instagram / lizmartinezbridal

White tends to not suit many people.  If you have a fair complexion, 9 times out of 10, white will not suit you and wash you out.  You don’t want to feel like this especially on your wedding day, so opt for a different colour.  This is a magnificent mermaid style Wedding Dress, which is finished in champagne and white.  Don’t worry as you still have the white lacy effect but with a subtle hint of champagne to compliment your skin tone.

16. WHITE LACE + V-NECK DRESS

White and lacy work so well together.

Lace V Neck Wedding Dress

Instagram / georgeelsissa

You have the white colour for the tradition bridal look and the lace to show off your vintage side.  You also have the sexy top with the v-neck style.  A long train looks amazing with this style dress so ensure you opt for this to finish the look.

17. SEE-THROUGH, LONG SLEEVED GOWN

Have you been dreaming of the Princess fairy-tale Wedding Dress since you were a child?

See Through Long Sleeved Wedding Gown

Instagram / _fantasywedding

If you have, was it something like this dress?  This is a perfect Princess style Wedding Dress with see-through long sleeves.  To finish the look, go with a Cathedral veil which is the long veil you see in the photo.

18. STRAPLESS, DARK NUDE Wedding Dress WITH WHITE DETAILS

If you are not keen on the typical Wedding Dress colours, white or ivory, then go for a dark nude colour.

Strapless Dark Nude Wedding Dress with White Details

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This colour has been on-trend for a few seasons now and it’s not going anywhere.  Grab your Wedding Dress in this shade to show your style and figure!

19. SHORT, V-NECK Wedding Dress

For the biggest day in your life, go for something different. If you have long sexy legs, show them off with a short Wedding Dress.

Short V Neck Wedding Dress

Instagram / bertabridal

This is ideal for dancing all night too. Everyone will be wondering what dress you have chosen so shock them with a sexy, short wedding gown.

20. DEEP V NECKLINE Wedding Dress

A deep v-neck will elongate your body and make you look and feel taller.

Deep V Neckline Wedding Dress

Instagram / lizmartinezbridal

Go for a ball gown bottom to add to the effect.  This princess-like skirt will be comfortable, flowy and make you feel pretty and special.

21. LACE CHAMPAGNE DRESS WITH OPEN BACK

Choosing to have an open back, will make you feel sexy and keep you cool during the ceremony and wedding breakfast.

Lace Champagne Wedding Dress with Open Back

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This is a popular choice of style if you are prone to get hot and flustered or if you are getting married in the summer.

22. SEXY DRESS WITH LONG, LACE SLEEVES

Do you want a sexy dress?

Sexy Wedding Dress with Long Sleeves

Instagram / maryioannidiscouture

Imagine walking down the aisle in this, everyone turning to face you, in this spectacular long sleeve sexy dress.  It has gorgeous detailing on the arms and chest with a silky plain skirt.  The mesh works so well with the models skin complexion as it looks like there is no mesh!  A simple silk belt, compliments both the silk skirt and the lace top.

23. PERFECT SPRING Wedding Dress

This dress is perfect for a spring wedding.

White Flower Wedding Dress

Instagram / steven_khalil

If you’ve set a date for spring, then focus on this dress.  It has spaghetti straps, flower petals detailing, which will reflect the time of year and looks magical.  Very comfortable for an all-day wedding so you don’t need to think about a second dress.

24. LONG SLEEVED Wedding Dress

Maybe your heart is set on a long sleeve ball gown. If so, this is perfect for you.

White Lace Wedding Dress with Long Sleeves

Instagram / altamodabridal

It has sparkle, glamour, elegance and will look amazing on any body shape.  This is the Princess ball gown that everyone dreams of.  If you want to have a traditional style Wedding Dress, this will definitely do so.  Finish the look with a sparkly skinny belt.

25. OFF SHOULDER, MERMAID Wedding Dress

Do you love the off-shoulder trend?  Then get ready to show your shoulders on your wedding day, too!

Off Shoulder Mermaid Wedding Dress

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The off-the-shoulder style has been seen on many celebrities and is popular with many brides.  Keep it smooth and straight down with a mermaid dress that will add a kick out to the bottom.  Add lace to have a delicate soft finish.

26. SEXY, STRAPLESS Wedding Dress

Strapless Wedding Dresses are by far the most popular brides-to-be choose to have.

Sexy Strapless Wedding Dress

Instagram / pallascouture

Strapless dresses are flattering for any body shape, and will make you feel amazing.  If you don’t tend to wear strapless tops, then try one on in the bridal store.  You may surprise yourself.  This sexy, strapless gown is a mermaid style, which is figure hugging and flatters your booty.

27. BEAUTIFUL, DARK NUDE LACE DRESS

Forget white or ivory, dark nude is the colour to have this season.

Sweetheart Lace A Line Wedding Dress

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We can guarantee you will walk into the bridal store and you will see a rack of lovely nude colour Wedding Dresses.  They are becoming so popular with brides and even Bridesmaids.  The colour nude when teamed with white, gives off a fresh and sexy vibe.  These two colours compliment any skin tone and will look stunning.

28. MODERN Wedding Dress

Say hello to 2016 Wedding Dresses.  Modern wedding gowns are taking the world by storm.

Modern Wedding Dress with Straps

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Many brides go for a stunning modern style rather than a traditional wedding gown.  Only you know what your heart desires, is it a modern or classic Wedding Dress?  If you choose to not have a veil, this could be your alternate.  The sides will give you the flow and bridal feel that you are wanting and you do not need to have a veil.

29. CORSET Wedding Dress

Having a corset style Wedding Dress will draw your waist in.

See Through Corset Wedding Dress

Instagram / pallascouture

There’s nothing more figure hugging than a corset.  You can draw it in as much as you want and you can even loosen it later on during the evening.

30. TRENDY MERMAID Wedding Dress

Mermaid wedding gowns are very figure hugging and outline your figure.

Sexy Berta Bridal Wedding Dress

Instagram / bertabridal

If you’re confident in your body and want to make sure all the time in the gym pays off, go for a mermaid dress.  They look sensational and are perfect to wear all day and night.  They hug your body like a corset and flare out at the bottom so it’s easier for you to walk in your wedding shoes!

31. BERTA BRIDAL Wedding Dress

This screams bride, wedding and sexy!  Go for a Berta bridal wedding gown.

Sexy Berta Bridal V Neck Dress

Instagram / bertabridal

This one in particular is figure hugging with a plunging neckline.  It will certainly highlight your curves and will make you look astounding.  If you are shy or conscience of your body then maybe this isn’t for you as it shows a lot of flesh and will cling to your curves.

24 Gorgeous Floral Applique Wedding Dresses – Trend For 2016

30 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

If you are looking for feminine and elegant gowns pay attention to the floral applique Wedding Dresses. They are not only fine, they are also in trend for this year. Flowers on your dress can decorate all the gown or just a part: arms, back or bottom of the dress. We have collected the most popular types of Wedding Dresses: ball gowns, a-line and straight. Look and choose one of this gorgeous floral applique Wedding Dress.

Gorgeous Floral Applique Wedding Dresses

Source: Eve of Milady, Crystal Desing, Oscar de la Renta

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Source: Oksana Mukha, Liz Von Hoene Photography, Olya Vysotskaya Photography

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Wedding Dresses Trend: Floral Applique

Source: Tony Ward, Blumenthal Photography, Michael Cinco

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Source: Ellis, Sherri Hill, Marchesa

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Source: Nicole, Marchesa, Nicole Spose

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Source: Marchesa, Paolo Sebastian, Said Mhamad Photography

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Bridal Gowns With Chic Floral Details

Source: Paolo Sebastian, Sadek Majed Couture via instagram, Nicole Spose

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Source: Lena Berisha via instagram, Said Mhamad Photography, Nurit Hen

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12 Wedding Gowns That Are Even More Gorgeous From the Back

29 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

From: Cosmopolitan

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Gorgeous Hair Ideas for Holiday Party Season

29 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Hair

The perfect party dress, the sexy heel, the red lip. An entrance-making holiday look involves a few moving parts. Here is a little inspiration for your mane–whether you bring to your stylist (or try on your own, you brave soul, you).

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FEEL + FLOURISH

SHORT AND TOUSLED

Use a clip-less curling wand to frame loose waves around your face. (And keep curls crease-free while doing your makeup with our handy little trick.)

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DREAM DRY

A SWEET SIDE BRAID

Pull back one side with a horizontal French braid to showcase your smoky eye.

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A TEASED PONYTAIL

Make your pony a conversation starter by teasing, curling and adding about a half a can of hairspray.

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MY DAY

A BRAIDED TOP KNOT

For a more traditional updo, take this pic to your local stylist. They’ll be able to braid around your ballerina bun.

RELATED: Ombre Is Out; Hand-Pressed Hair Color Is In

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AN ADDED HEADBAND

Looking for a little something easier you can do at home? Enter the teased bun and the double headband.

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A JEWELED HEADBAND

Even more pressed for time? Middle-part + low bun + jeweled headband = revelry ready.

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A HIGH HALF-BUN

That trendy half-bun you’ve been eying? Now’s your time to shine.

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A LOW HALF-BUN

But if you’re not ready to fully commit just yet, try a half-bun back on the crown of your head.

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BAREFOOT BLONDE

AN “ELSA” BRAID

Chunky side braids are dreamy wherever you are. (But a Parisian backdrop never hurts.)

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HAIR ROMANCE

A TIGHT CROWN BRAID

A Scandinavian-inspired crown never gets old.

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MON CHERI

A SLEEK CHIGNON

Nor does a sophisticated low bun.

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AN ADDED BOW

No matter your age, a satin ribbon is basically instant holiday cheer.

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REAL SIMPLE

AN ADDED BARRETTE

For a more mature look, use a vintage-inspired clip in a low twist.

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AN ADDED SPRIG OF HOLLY

Really, any sprig from the garden. (“This is mistletoe? I had no idea!”)

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TWIST ME PRETTY

A LOOSE HALF-BACK BRAID

This is another one of those styles you could perfect by watching hours of YouTube…or by just asking your stylist.

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A SLICKED-BACK PIXIE

Go ’80s glam–in the very best way.

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CIRCLE TREST

A VOLUMIZED POMPADOUR

For a little more height, tease the front section into a bouffant and set with hairspray.

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STYLECASTER

A WRAPPED PONYTAIL

Disguise any elastic with a small braid.

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LIPSTICK

A HALF-BACK FISHTAIL

Fishtails aren’t just for side braids.

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HAIR ROMANCE

A MESSY TWIST

Hey, curly ladies. Twist sections of hair in a somewhat haphazard way and secure with bobby pins. The result is surprisingly chic.

13 Ideas For Throwing The Most Fun Wedding–Ever!

28 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Ideas

13 Ideas For Throwing The Most Fun Wedding--Ever!
Weddings are beautiful, traditional and classy affairs, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun! They are parties after all. While we know you want to have an event that will bring your grandmother to tears, make your parents proud and entertain all age groups, you should also incorporate some creative, out-of-the-box details that will make your wedding more fun than any other.

Need some ideas? Click through the slideshow for our best tips and tricks to ensure your big day is an unforgettable blast.

Playlist

A great playlist. The key to a great wedding? Great music. It is one of the few things guests will remember long after their monogrammed cocktail napkins have been tossed. Need some help fine-tuning your playlist? Check out Time Out’s Top 100 Epic Party Songs. Sit down with your band or DJ and ensure they understand the vibe you are looking for (i.e. everyone jumping up and down belting out Katy Perry lyrics). [Photo Credit: Shutterstock] A great playlist

Photo Booth

A photo booth. This is hands-down the most popular rental at weddings right now. Why? Guests get super silly with props like mustaches behind that cloth window (pics your photographer can’t capture). Plus, it is a perfect memento for your guests to take home. [Photo Credit: Cathy David Photography] A photo booth

Flip Flops For Dancing

Baskets of flip flops. Want to get your guests jumping up and down? Provide comfortable dancing shoes so they can kick off their uncomfortable shoes and let loose! It’s a subtle way to encourage raging dance parties. Plus, a great goody for your friends to take home! [Photo Credit: Etsy] Flip Flops For Dancing

Party Favors

Party favors guests actually want. We have seen some pretty creative party favor ideas so don’t be afraid to get have fun with this. Lotto tickets are a really fun way to potentially give someone the gift of insane money or homemade jams for a yummy treat. Favors that relate to the place or venue are great ways to keep the memories alive. Everyone loves a good treat! [Photo Credit: Red Ribbon Studio] Party favors guests actually want.

Games

Games at the wedding. No, we are not talking about board games, but the kind that will break the ice at the table and have your friends giggling with fun adjectives. Place Wedding Mad Libs at each place setting and watch what happens. Other gems we have seen are Wedding I Spy and Jenga guest books. Who knows? Your grandma might just have some hilarious adjectives for your _____ wedding! [Photo Credit: Etsy] Games at the wedding.

Koozie Set

Personalized koozies. Nothing says married quite like Mr. and Mrs. Koozies. Hand these out during cocktail hour, especially for outdoor venues or summer weddings. You can make them just for the bride and groom or for everyone! They’re so adorable you’ll carry them long after the wedding day. [Photo Credit: Etsy] Personalized koozies.

Custom Sunglasses

Personalized sunglasses for the dance floor. You want to know the secret to getting everyone on the dance floor busting out their best moves? Sunglasses. Seriously, a little shade and all that shyness disappears. Customize them with your initials and/or wedding date and they double as a great party favor! Even your great Aunt Ethel will want in on this fun. [Photo Credit: Etsy] Personalized sunglasses for the dance floor.

Smoke Machine

Smoke machine! We are here to tell you that it is totally acceptable to have a smoke machine at your wedding. In fact, we encourage it. A smoke machine will instantly change the vibe of your wedding from chatting and cocktails to epic dance party. And just like the sunglasses, even the worst dancers feel okay about busting a move under the guise of smoke and lights. [Photo Credit: Cathy David Photography] Smoke machine!

Candy Bar

A candy bar. Deep down, we are all a bunch of kids and everyone loves a good candy bar. Whether you set up goody bags and have guests fill up on their way out or keep it open (and fully stocked) for the whole night (dancers looking for a break will beeline for the sugar high), it is a great way to add fun to the event. You can even color code and customize candy to match your wedding palette! [Photo Credit: Red Ribbon Studio] A candy bar

Signature Cocktails

Creative signature cocktails. Who doesn’t want to hold something sparkly and pink? Or muddled and green? When you and your fiancee pick out your signature cocktail (which you must have), there are tons of creative options so have fun with this! Need inspiration? Check out great choices by city! Guests can’t say no to something pretty. [Photo Credit: Etsy] Creative signature cocktails.

Sparklers for Guests

Sparklers for your departure. Want to make a grand exit with your new hubby? Do it amidst the glowing lights of sparklers held by your favorite people. Your guests will love playing with them and you’ll feel like a queen among the sparkles! [Photo Credit: Red Ribbon Studio] Sparklers for your departure.

Glowsticks

Glow sticks for the after party. Want to get everyone in the mood for the after party? Easy. Hand out glow sticks! They are toys for adults and once the lights go down, nothing says dance party quite like a neon glow stick. Plus, the streaks of green, pink, and yellow lights make for awesome photos. The after-party is the acceptable place to turn the wedding into a semi-rave. [Photo Credit: Shutterstock] Glow sticks for the after party.

Food Truck

Food trucks outside the venue. Instead of handing out post-party snacks on trays, why not have food trucks waiting outside as your guests leave? After all that dancing, talking, and drinking, the munchies usually follow so what better way to send guests home satiated? Think tacos, burgers or even ice cream. [Photo Credit: Shutterstock] Food trucks outside the venue.

Editor’s Picks: 20 Edgy Lace Wedding Dresses

28 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

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Lace Wedding Dresses add a romantic allure to the complete bridal look, and this style will never go out of style. Designers are sending down the runway some of the most gorgeous lace dress trends that we’ve ever seen, and they are a hit! This season, you can definitely expect to see more 2-piece ensembles and extra long belle sleeves along with high splits and creative necklines. Take a look at some of our favorite lace Wedding Dresses below to get your daily inspiration fix! You’ll love these–promise.

Click here to see more gorgeous Wedding Dresses!

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Featured Dress: Riki Dalal

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Featured Dress: Riki Dalal

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Featured Dress: Limor Rosen

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Featured Dress: Limor Rosen

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Featured Dress: Limor Rosen

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Featured Dress: Limor Rosen

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Featured Dress: Monique Lhuillier

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Featured Dress: Monique Lhuillier

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Featured Dress: Monique Lhuillier

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Style Guide: How to Choose the Best Wedding Dress Silhouette for Your Body Type

27 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

There are so many dresses and so many styles. You might start to feel overwhelmed seeing all those gowns because you don’t know where to start. Don’t worry; most brides feel this way, which is why dress shopping, while the most exciting and emotional part of the preparation, is also the most dreaded task on the checklist.

Before you start your search, one thing to understand is that we all come in different sizes and shapes so what looks good on your best friend might not be the best style for you. Knowing what kind of silhouettes are most flattering for your body type will make this process a lot easier. A good rule of thumb is to accentuate your favorite body part whether it’s your beautiful décolleté, small waist or your womanly curves. Also, keep in mind: this source is an excellent guideline, but it’s just that—go with the dress that you love and feel most confident and beautiful in! After all, you will be the one walking down the aisle in this dress.

The different body types:

  • Straight: long and lean, little to no curves
  • Pear: narrow shoulders, small chest, small waist, curvy hips
  • Hourglass: curvy in all the right places (bust and hips), small waist
  • Circle: narrow shoulders, slender legs, wide around the stomach
  • Inverted Triangle: Broad shoulders, chesty, small waist, no hips

The different dress silhouettes:

  • Ball gown: princess style that poofs out from waist down. Perfect for:Pear/Circle body type – this style hides the stomach and hips, while accentuating neckline.

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Wedding Dress: Vera Wang; Photo: Sarah Kate Photography

  • A-line: similar to ball gown but skirt is more flared than poofy. Perfect for:Straight/Pear/Hourglass/Circle/Inverted Triangle body type – this style is flattering on most brides.

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Wedding Dress: Abed Mahfouz

  • Sheath: skims the body and falls straight down to the ground. Perfect for:Straight – this style is best on slim and tall brides.

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Wedding Dress: Rosa Clara

  • Trumpet: hugs the body and flares out above the knee, creating a trumpet silhouette. Perfect for: Straight/Hourglass/Inverted Triangle – this style will hug the body and accentuate the hips.

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Wedding Dress: Stella York

  • Mermaid: hugs the body and flares out below the knee, creating a mermaid silhouette. Perfect for: Hourglass – this style will flatter the curvy brides features.

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Wedding Dresses: Winnie Couture

  • Empire waist: high waisted; waist line sits right below bust. Perfect for:Circle/Pear/Petite – this style will elongate the body and draw the attention up.

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Wedding Dress: Pronovia

With these tips, I hope you will use it as a reference while shopping for your perfect dress but remember that it is only a guideline. Some additional tips that’ll enhance your experience is to go with your makeup and hair done. It doesn’t have to be professionally done, but it’ll help you imagine what you’ll look like on the big day. And remember to have fun! Enjoy these special moments – good luck!

The Most Flattering Sheath Wedding Dresses

27 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses

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Whether you’re a bride looking to accentuate your curves or simply want a classic look on your wedding day, one of these sheath Wedding Dresses may be perfect for you! Sheath Wedding Dresses are traditionally most flattering on a bride with a straight figure because of the way the silhouette falls, but it can easily be a favorite amongst curvy brides who want to show off those curves. The best part about a sheath Wedding Dress is that it has classic elements that are perfect for the elegant and traditional bride! We’ve found some incredible sheath Wedding Dresses below and think they would look glamorous on all sorts of brides-to-be, so check out this collection below!

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We think these sheath Wedding Dresses from Stephanie Allin are simply stunning! From the sweatheart necklines to lacey details, not only are these dresses flattering but they are chic and stylish. If you’re looking for the perfect sheath dress, remember to check out these amazing designs from Stephanie Allin!

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Elbeth Gillis

Elbeth Gillis has designed many gorgeous sheath Wedding Dresses with classic elegance. These Wedding Dresses feature so much splendid detail from floral appliques to lace overlays. These classic sheath Wedding Dresses are perfect for the bride with vintage style.

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With so many amazing sheath Wedding Dress options to choose from, we hope this amazing collection helps!

Wedding-Planning Jobs for the Mother of the Groom

27 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding News

Wedding-Planning Jobs for the Mother of the GroomThough her role is secondary to the bride’s mom, the mother of the groom can still make a solid contribution to your wedding prep to take some stress off you. (Plus, getting her involved is a solid way to get your relationship with your future mother in law off to a good start!)

Figure out the vendor tips.
Though tips aren’t mandatory, they are customary; they’re also the way to acknowledge anyone who went above and beyond what was expected. If you’re not much of a numbers person, ask his mom to do the math. (Consult our tipping chart to find out how much to give to who.)

Stock the getting-ready room.
She can put her motherly instinct to good use by making sure there’s plenty of drinks and snacks on hand. This is so that the bride and her girls don’t pass out from hunger or dehydration as they’re getting hair and makeup done and getting dressed, which will take hours. No need for heavy, sleep-inducing foods — better choices are fresh fruit, vegetables and dip, and light sandwiches.

Put the wedding-day emergency bag together. 
Aspirin, tampons, needle and thread — these are just a few of the crucial items she’ll need to gather. The bag could be customized so it’s based on the wedding’s location or time of day.

Assembling the favors.
From bedazzling the gift tags to tying bags with ribbon, the favors can be labor-intensive. The MOG’s help will be especially needed if the Bridesmaids, traditionally the favor wranglers, can’t help out. If you’re handling the work too, it’ll give you time to chat one-on-one.

Picking up out-of-towners.
If many guests will be flying in for the wedding, several drivers will be needed at different times and days to fetch them. So if she’s willing and able, ask her to put on her chauffeur cap, fill the gas tank and head to the airport. There’s a wedding on the way!

Erin Cole Fall 2017 Wedding Dresses

26 Oct 2016 Posted by trubridal in Wedding Dresses
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After 20 years in designing couture bridal accessories, Erin Cole has unveiled her much anticipated Wedding Dress collection at the London Hotel during New York Bridal Week. The Fall 2017 bridal collection is characterized by contemporary designs with daring illusion elements in a soft palette of ivory, vanilla, champagne, and blush hues.

“The Erin Cole Collection is inspired by freedom of expression of the modern woman of today. She embodies the deepest love of her own inner beauty, which is built on integrity, independence, virtue, vulnerability, and sophistication. This collection celebrates the inner fire of a woman and her desire to be naturally glamorous and sensuous. A woman who is complex and has many layers and textures to her personality and individual style.

The Erin Cole Collection reflects a woman’s complex and captivating soul through a composition of sheer natural fabrics, soft hues, whimsical lace, delicate embroidery, and intricate beading.”

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erin cole fall 2017 bridal sleeveless deep v neck aline lace embellished bodice wedding dress (amandine) bv romantic low back train
erin cole fall 2017 bridal off shoulder beaded lace bodice trumpet wedding dress (audrey) mv sexy elegant illusion low back train
erin cole fall 2017 bridal sleeveless illusion straps deep v neck lace bodice a line wedding dress (asia) zfv sexy slit skirt
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erin cole fall 2017 bridal off shoulder long sleeves beaded lace sheath wedding dress (antoinette) mv pointed train elegant
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erin cole fall 2017 bridal long sleeves plunging neckline lace applique bodice ball gown wedding dress (ava) zfv illusion back train romantic princess
erin cole fall 2017 bridal long sleeves plunging neckline lace applique bodice ball gown wedding dress (ava) mv illusion back train romantic princess
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erin cole fall 2017 bridal long sleeves plunging neckline lace applique bodice ball gown wedding dress (ava) bv illusion back train romantic princess

Photos courtesy of Erin Cole. For details, visit Erin Cole.