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...

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...

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 come courtesy of Pnina Tornai, one of the most passionate and luxurious designers in bridal. Pnina's Spring 2012 collection was inspired by precious gems and jewels, especially the pearls her mother and grandmother often wore when she was a child. Below are a few of...

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...

As you probably noticed while reading our Bridal Market Bits series this season, we decided not to bombard brides with all the Fall 2012 shows at once, but rather piece meal all the gorgeous goodness week by week, until gowns were ready to be sold in salons. Our Merci New York photographers...

a gorgeous Fall 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...

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,...

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...

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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