Spring 2015 Runway Inspiration: Designers of Bridal and Couture

Dreaming of the perfect dress for your big day? Here are some inspirational gowns from current bridal and couture shows that can enliven your ideas for your wedding day! Or maybe, one of these marvelously intricate gowns could be one you fall in love with!

Zac Posen | Spring RTW 2015

Alverta Ferretti | Spring RTW 2015

Elie Saab | Spring/Summer Haute Couture Paris 2015

Zahair Murad | Spring Haute Couture 2015

Elie Saab | Spring 2015 Haute Couture Paris

Christian Siriano | Spring 2015 RTW

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Pantone Color of the Year Inspiration

Marsala, ladies and gentlemen, is 2015 Pantone Color of the year and I am in love! I’ve already purchased an amazing lip stain in this color and I can’t stop wearing it!*

Here are some trendy brides that are using Marsala in their weddings:

*Manna Kadar Liplocked priming gloss stain in All Of Me

Non Traditional Suits For The Groom

The days of the traditional dark grey matching suit for the groom are over! Mix-matching colors and patterns aren’t just for the bridesmaids anymore. Here are some cheerful and handsome combos your groom can wear:

Beautiful Arches You Should See

Go big or go home, right? Arches are the perfect touch to make your picture perfect wedding picture perfect! It’s an easy way to add detail to your style and it frames you and your love wonderfully. These gorgeous, over-the-top arches will make any bride swoon!

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/187392034470878626/

Giant White Floral Arch

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/187392034470878626/

Huge Colorful Floral Wreath

http://blog.theknot.com/2014/02/10/13-genius-places-to-hang-a-wedding-garland/

Drapery and Wedding Garland

http://greenweddingshoes.com/neutral-wedding-inspiration-in-a-glass-factory/

Flowing Drapery and Ribbon

http://thelane.com/Style-Guide/style-elements/ceremony-decor/ancient-churches

Blooming Ivy Crawling Up A Church Doorway

http://www.stylemepretty.com/2014/07/24/sunny-al-fresco-wedding-in-ojai/

Massive Blooms on Wooden Arch

http://ruffledblog.com/color-pop-wedding-ideas/

Cascading Bright Streamers

http://blog.theknot.com/2013/08/02/10-insane-facts-about-sean-parkers-enchanted-forest-wedding/

Glittery Massive Woodsy Arch

http://www.stylemepretty.com/2012/11/05/pennsylvania-engagement-wedding-from-brooke-courtney-photography/

Modern Wooden Arch

http://ruffledblog.com/western-florida-beach-wedding/

Natural Wooden Branches

10 Gemstone Rings To Adore

The growing trend of engagement ring styles is moving away from diamonds and back to other jewels to sparkle on your finger. Sapphires, emeralds, quartz, and other gems are now showcased and desired from trendy brides for ethical reasons or to make a unique statement. Here are a few to drool over:

1. Pale green amethyst, 18k gold band, handmade in the UK

http://www.bhldn.com/the-shop-jewelry/woodland-sun-ring?ref=cj&cm_mmc=CJ-_-Affiliates-_-rewardStyle-_-11670184

Woodland Sun Ring

2. Oregon sunstone, 14k rose gold, diamond band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/112231758/oregon-sunstone-and-diamond-ring-deposit?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

Oregon Sunstone

3. Black diamond center stone, diamond halo

https://www.etsy.com/listing/204025234/halo-diamond-black-spinel-engagement?ref=shop_home_active_1

Black Diamond

4. Moss agate, 14k rose gold band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/50096231/mystical-moss-agate-ring-14k-rose-pink

Moss Agate

5. Smokey quartz, black diamond band

http://everythingjustpurelovely.tumblr.com/post/36208601433

Smokey Quartz

6. Purple alexandrite, platinum band (fun fact: alexandrines slightly change color, ranging from purple to deep teal)

https://www.etsy.com/listing/110858846/platinum-alexandrite-ring-diamond-halo

Alexandrite, conflict-free diamonds

7. Ivory pearl, diamond clusters, 14k gold band

http://www.heavenlytreasures.com/334fa14r.html

Ivory Pearl

8. Blue sapphire, platinum band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/123046035/perfect-cornflower-blue-sapphire-in-a?utm_source=OpenGraph&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

Blue Sapphire

9. Emerald, diamond clusters, circa 1900

http://farlang.com

Emerald

10. Peach champagne sapphire, rose gold diamond band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/180782325/139ct-peach-champagne-tear-drop-sapphire

Peach Champagne Sapphire