Red Carpet Gown or Wedding Dress?

Is is ready-to-wear or bridal? Nowadays, it's getting touch to isolate red carpet from wedding aisle.

In our latest piece for observer.com, Rachel Leonard and I looked at red-carpet dresses that would be right at home at a wedding, and wedding gowns that would turn heads on the red carpet. These genre-bending creations are sophisticated, original, and perfect for a destination wedding. Check out the full story!   Email ThisFacebookTweet This!Google […] Read more »

A Wedding Dress for Every Obsession

Modern poet sleeves are just the ticket for a bride who want a bit of romantic flair. Dress by Christos Costarellos.

Is it possible to successfully work references to both Mr. Robot and Pilates into an article about bridal gowns? I’ll let you be the judge. In my latest post for observer.com I looked at the spring 2017 bridal collections in terms of individual obsessions. Truth is there really is a wedding dress for every kind of […] Read more »

The 7 Most Romantic Wedding Gowns of the Year

The romance of a vintage-style lace wedding gown from Claire Pettibone

I recently partnered with a former Brides magazine colleague to produce a piece for the observer.com that showcases the season’s most romantic wedding gowns. It’s quite a collection—with A-list designers including Vera Wang and Claire Pettibone, we’re showcasing everything from a lingerie-inspired ball gown to a wild Kardashian-Meets-Victorian-England ensemble. One word of warning: Transporting these frocks isn’t easy; […] Read more »

5 best destination wedding dresses from White by Vera Wang

Because we love the contrast of rough and refined, we picture this gown among the red rocks of Sedona—or amid a faded southern plantation. Double weave matelasse floral gown with bow detail from White by Vera Wang, $1098

Even if you’re planning an untraditional wedding—on a surfer’s beach in Costa Rica or at a rustic vineyard in Sardinia—part of you secretly longs for a wedding dress. In fact, part of you would love nothing more than walk down that far-away aisle in Vera Wang. And you can. Because while the designer’s couture gowns […] Read more »

Vera Wang at a destination wedding: A do or a don’t?

Black by Vera Wang tuxedo

One of the main reasons people choose a destination wedding is so they can thumb their noses at the traditional trappings of a marriage—they can say the heck with matchy-matchy bridal parties, mile-long guest lists, and white stretch limos. But there are a couple of things that even the most evolved couples want, and that […] Read more »

Fabulous wedding flowers from Vera Wang and FTD

Finding a superb florist for a destination wedding can be a challenge, particularly in more remote locations. After all, gorgeous, out-of-the-way locations and talented floral designers don’t always go hand-in-hand. And even on the most splendid tropical island, you may not find a local shop which has a vision that matches your own. Which is […] Read more »

Destination wedding dressing: Ethereal gowns from Vera, Monique, and Christos

This season, I’m falling for gowns that have the three Es: A dreamy, ETHEREAL quality. Utter ELEGANCE. And EXQUISITE details. These sheer illusion and lace gowns are some of the most enchanting choices in the salons right now; each would be ideal for a very specific destination wedding. The draping, boning and ultra-unique lace (honest, […] Read more »

Affordable designer wedding dresses from WHITE by Vera Wang

What girl doesn’t dream of wearing a Vera Wang gown on her wedding day? The designer’s creations have been synonymous with fabulous weddings for over 20 years, beloved by society girls, celebrity brides, and the fashion tribe. In 2011 she launched her WHITE by Vera Wang line exclusively at David’s Bridal, employing the same exquisite […] Read more »