. The Monique Lhuillier bride will wear her gowns exactly as they are shown here - There are no "runway-only" embellishments that are overtly editorial. The focus remains on the wonderfully romantic gowns and the sure-to-be-glowing bride. And really, isn't that what bridal style is truly all...

Vera always manages to make tulle, one of bridal's most traditional fabrics, thoroughly modern, edgy and yet still wonderfully romantic. Take a peek... Psst.. Want more bridal Market Bits? Merci has been giving readers a little wedding fashion fix all month with secondary posts of all the...

Today's Bridal Market Bits has a fun new twist: Designer Angel Rivera shared sketches of his new Spring 2012 collection with Merci New York readers! We previewed the gowns during our market appointment, but hope you will love his artful sketches just as much {and visit our friends at...

One of our all-time favorite Bridal Market shows of the season was the gorgeous Angel Sanchezcollection... Awash with hints of pink and soft, yet modern details, the line was ethereal yet sophisticated, and perfect for the New York City bride. Here are a few of my personal favorites,...

. Whether it's wedding gowns, ready to wear, or even home décor, I've always believed in Monique Lhuillier's feminine aesthetic: A decidedly sweet look, familiarized by lace, boned bodices, and a subtle, yet signature sexiness... This past Saturday evening, I had the pleasure of viewing...

Nina Dobrev was invited to sit in the front row at the Monique Lhuillier Fall 2012 fashion show on February 11, 2012 in New York City. She sported a cobalt off-the-shoulder sheath dress featuring ruched tulle crisscross panels from the Monique Lhuillier Spring 2012 collection. Her chic...

I'm back once again with our afternoon Bridal Market Bits, sharing Merci's favorites from this season's bridal market runway. One of my favorite additions to the bridal scene this season was the feminine and alluring Alita Graham collection. Exclusive to Kleinfeld Bridal, the Alita Graham...

Below are some of our favorite Spring 2012 styles, which will be available at Lovely Bridal Shop very soon. Enjoy! Top row: Bouquet, $935 | Brooke: $1,540, Bottom row: Dahlia, $1,650 | Curtsy, $880. Top row: Swan Lake, $2,640 | Twirl, $1,760. Bottom row: Vineyard, $2,090 | Violet,...

Lhuillier is a collection that I always enjoy seeing but never expect to surprise me; the designer's roots in bridal always portend beautiful dresses both short and long, plus lots of red carpet options. Lhuillier's collections are generally pretty in a way on which everyone can agree. But...

Right before bridal market began this fall, I had the pure pleasure of privately previewing the amazing new Badgley Mischka Spring 2012 bridal collection with designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka themselves. The experience was surreal {in fact you can read about it here}, but an even more...

 

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