Aside from wearing Monique Lhuillier on my own wedding day, I always look forward to her shows, be it for bridal market or fashion week. Suffice it it say, I have a major design crush on everything she creates... For Fall 2012, Monique Lhuillier entitled her show "Floral Fantasy." {I've...

Bridal market has come to a close, and I'm excited to begin our biannual "bridal market bits" coverage of the latest collections. Of course, I couldn't imagine starting with anyone other than Monique Lhuillier. For those of you who have been following Merci New York's blog and bridal styling...

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...

We are back with a bit more of last week's bridal market coverage, this time from the ever-inventive Sarah Jassir. Previously known as "Sarantina by Sarah Jassir," the designer abridged her company solely to her namesake this season. With the streamlined company name came a streamlined...

From the initial model casting, down to the day-of hair styling, make-up and wardrobing, it's quite a production to present an entire collection in such a tight time frame! Here's an exclusive backstage pass to Kenneth Pool, and some of our favorite gowns of the Fall 2012 collection. Which...

One of our favorite parts of bridal market is visiting the Ivy & Aster booth to see all the loveliness in store for the season... For Spring 2012, the fun-loving girls at Ivy & Aster were inspired by the glamour of the 20's mixed with the casual elegance of a garden party. The collection...

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...

2012 Reem Acra gown for her city wedding, btw}, I noticed we hadn't published our photographers' coverage of the new Reem Acra collection on the Merci New York blog {oh the horror}! Suffice it to say, we've inadvertently left some of the very best for last...A highlight of bridal market, Reem...

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,...

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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