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Guest Contribution : Top Trends in Wedding Dresses for 2013

Your wedding gown is the centerpiece of your wedding. All eyes will be on you and the gown, and your choice will influence the colors and style of the bridal party attire, the types of flowers you choose, your wedding cake and your other decor. Of course, it will also be immortalized in your photos forever, so it’s important to make the right choice.

This season, there are many trends in wedding dresses that can make you a beautiful bride with an unforgettable wedding. Here are some of the top trends in wedding dresses for 2013 for you to consider:

Bare Backs

barebackwedding1Wedding gowns are getting away from the prim, covered-up looks of the past. Today’s wedding gowns are a little bit sexy, and they’re not afraid to show off your figure. One of this season’s top trends is the bare back — either from a plunging backline or from a cut out. The result is a sexy view of the bride as she walks down the aisle.

asymmetricalAsymmetric Necklines

The strapless gown is starting to fade into the background as the strap rises again. This season’s hottest gowns have sexy asymmetric necklines with an off-the-shoulder strap. Once reserved for evening gowns, asymmetric necklines are giving a whole new look to wedding gowns.

ivoryweddingdress short hemlineShort Hemlines

This season’s gowns are getting lower in the back and higher in the front. The hemlines are getting shorter, resulting in gowns that have tea-length or even mini-skirts. It makes for a much easier dress to dance in during the reception!

sculptedruffleSculpted Ruffles

Ruffled hemlines may seem like something that went out of favor in the 80s, but this season’s wedding gowns update that look to create something sophisticated and gorgeous. Sculpted ruffles advance far beyond the hemline and can take up the entire body of the skirt, creating dramatic and abundant swirls.

sheersleevesSheer Sleeves

Long sheer sleeves are hot right now, and they add a touch of old-world elegance to a gown. Lacy, sheer sleeves look romantic and feminine, and they are great for a formal wedding or one with a garden theme.

Of course, any dress you choose should reflect your personal style. Choose one of these trends and you’ll get a dress that’s memorable and a great reflection of who you are.

What are your favorite trends for wedding gowns this season? What do you think about the latest looks? Share your thoughts in the comments!

About the Author:

Bridget Sandorford is a freelance food and culinary writer, where recently she’s been researching culinary schools in Oklahoma City. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, painting and working on her first cookbook.

 

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH : DZINE COUTURE

Hiya Poutlings!

With the likes of Pintrest and Facebook Pages sharing images from all over the world it is sometimes really hard to keep track of the things that are available to the average girl looking for a dress be it for a matric dance, a wedding, a cocktail party or a gala event.

I have been watching DZINE COUTURE for a while now, and all I can say is that every single item they have I absolutely LOVE. The elegance of the evening dresses, or the exquisite designer dresses.

Check out some of my favourites!

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za "This delightful cocktail dress is definitely one of the popular designs. The strapless sweetheart neckline is encrusted with intricate beading, followed by a lightly gathered full chiffon skirt with open back."

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“This delightful cocktail dress is definitely one of the popular designs. The strapless sweetheart neckline is encrusted with intricate beading, followed by a lightly gathered full chiffon skirt with open back.”

Available at www.dzinecouture.co.za This dazzling sheath gown using a metallic finish, features spaghetti straps that weave their way from the bodice, then cross over one another for a chic finish on your otherwise exposed back. A stunning sweep train completes this head turning design.

Available colours: Black, Fuchsia, Gold, Green, Royal, Silver.

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“This dazzling sheath gown using a metallic finish, features spaghetti straps that weave their way from the bodice, then cross over one another for a chic finish on your otherwise exposed back. A stunning sweep train completes this head turning design.”

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“The vibrant patterns and bold colours add excitement to this gorgeously flowing dress, which includes many soft, delicate layers. Its wrap-style bodice features sparkling trim along its simple neckline. A subtle empire waistline ensures a perfectly snug fit.”

available at www.dzinecouture.comThe striking illusion bodice of this evening gown is topped off by a sweetheart neckline that`s bolstered by clusters of chic floral appliques. Additional appliques wend their way down the midsection. The fitted, dropped waistline gives way to a gauzy, flared skirt.

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“The striking illusion bodice of this evening gown is topped off by a sweetheart neckline that`s bolstered by clusters of chic floral appliques. Additional appliques wend their way down the midsection. The fitted, dropped waistline gives way to a gauzy, flared skirt.”

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za"This stylish strapless cocktail dress is made of ruched netted fabric with a jewel encrusted front for an uber sassy look."

available at http://www.dzinecouture.co.za
“This stylish strapless cocktail dress is made of ruched netted fabric with a jewel encrusted front for an uber sassy look.”

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za"A strapless, sweetheart neckline frames the corset style, sparkling bodice of this stunning cocktail dress. A flirty spray of shimmery tulle creates the short skirt. This festive and fun dress is sure to make a statement."

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“A strapless, sweetheart neckline frames the corset style, sparkling bodice of this stunning cocktail dress. A flirty spray of shimmery tulle creates the short skirt. This festive and fun dress is sure to make a statement.”

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za"The layers of translucent material on this elegantly flowing dress fall softly to the floor, featuring a subtle hi-lo hem. They`re decked out with dreamy patterns that include animal-print designs. The ruched sweetheart bodice is punctuated by a glittering adornment that injects a little extra flair."

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“The layers of translucent material on this elegantly flowing dress fall softly to the floor, featuring a subtle hi-lo hem. They`re decked out with dreamy patterns that include animal-print designs. The ruched sweetheart bodice is punctuated by a glittering adornment that injects a little extra flair.”

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za"The elegance and suave of this strapless evening gown is in a league of its own. The shape and form of this glamorous design features a fitted silhouette and full lower skirt with rosette detailing. Accessorise this dress with straight black gloves and a rhinestone bracelet for a polished look."

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“The elegance and suave of this strapless evening gown is in a league of its own. The shape and form of this glamorous design features a fitted silhouette and full lower skirt with rosette detailing. Accessorise this dress with straight black gloves and a rhinestone bracelet for a polished look.”

and my personal favourite…

available at www.dzinecouture.co.za"You will never want the evening to end when youre wearing this extremely hot evening dress. Its short skirt is accentuated by a long outer layer of silky material. The ruched bodice boasts delicate floral embellishments that culminate in an utterly unique shoulder strap."

available at http://www.dzinecouture.co.za
“You will never want the evening to end when youre wearing this extremely hot evening dress. Its short skirt is accentuated by a long outer layer of silky material. The ruched bodice boasts delicate floral embellishments that culminate in an utterly unique shoulder strap.”

Be sure to check out Dzine Couture on their website and Facebook page.

*missfitz

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Jennifer Lawrence at the Golden Globes 2013

Hiya Poutlings!

Jennifer Lawrence is one of my new favourite style stars to watch.

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Though Jennifer Lawrence’s Dior 2012 Haute Couture strapless corseted gown had me on the fence on the live red carpet, and in any of the outdoor images, however it really wowed onstage later.

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When she first arrived, I was sort of happy to see another red gown, so she could stick it to Zoey Deschanel (I am not her biggest fan). The Gaultier-esque bust did bother me initially. I felt like it was squinting at me in the sunlight.

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I will say that the addition of Raf Simons signature note from that collection, the metallic belt, lifted the oddness of that weird red and defined the wonderfully awkward silhouette.

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As you can see from the indoor pics, how that colour sings out of the sunlight. It’s perhaps the sheen to the fabric.

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The new face of Miss Dior went for a glittering metallic box clutch…

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..and minimal jewels with a cocktail ring and drop diamond earrings.

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Complemented with hair and makeup as fresh as it was dramatic. Perfect for a young actress making her debut.

Brava, darling.

That dress certainly grows on you the longer you look at it!

*missfitz

P.S. Check out Jennifer Lawrence’s interview with Elle and see what a healthy body image she portrays.  

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