Designers are already clamoring to get the attention of Prince William’s fiancee, Kate Middleton, and why shouldn’t they? Get your dress into a royal wedding and you become an iconic designer, business booms, and you’re set for life (or at least a while). Monique Lhuillier, one of the biggest names in luxury wedding gowns, has contributed a princess-worthy gown idea that’s sure to catch Kate’s eye. A handful of other British and international designers have also imagined creations for People—check out a couple of our faves for some midday daydreaming, after the jump! [People] Keep reading »
Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately (or, OK, were maybe on summer vacation somewhere exotic, lucky) you know that Vera Wang has been the talk of the (fashion) town. Thanks to Chelsea Clinton‘s exquisite Wang-designed gown, and now Hilary Duff‘s supposed altar attire, Vera Wang is the it designer du jour for wedding couture. (Not like she was ever out of style; she’s always been a celebrity favorite, but Wang has been racking up tons of high-profile weddings this summer.) Keep reading »
Lisa Linehan, 35, is getting married on February 15, 2011.
Most of the wedding’s details are already set — she’s picked out the venue, chosen a DJ, and narrowed her gown possibilities to four lucky finalists. There’s just one thing missing: the husband-to-be.
Lisa, a singer-songwriter, has neither a fiance nor a long-term boyfriend. She intends to find her soul mate through what she’s calling “Project Husband,” a venture sponsored by Dallas’s local CW affiliate. She’s even written a song about it — “I Want to Get Married.” Read more … Keep reading »
A Chinese bride wore what she’s hoping will break the Guinness World Record for longest wedding gown train. Guests spent more than three hours unfurling the 1.2 mile-long train complete with 9,999 silk roses. It was the groom, Zhao Peng, who thought of the idea and says the length and the number of roses could make history. The dress cost around $5,856, so his mother thinks it was a waste of money. But the romantic gesture made his bride laugh and cry. The things some men will do for love. [Reuters] Keep reading »
Ha! And you thought bridal fashion season was over! This time Oscar de la Renta debuts a whimsical collection of doo-dad covered frocks for everyone from the bride in a turban to a bride in the sticks. Enjoy! Keep reading »