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Tuesday
Apr122011

My Favorites So Far….

I love trade shows. I’ve been to about 800 billion in my lifetime. I’ve been to gift shows, home décor show, furniture shows, toy shows, tabletop shows, gourmet food shows, candy shows (hands down, the BEST show EVAH!), housewares shows, lawn and garden shows. It feels like I’ve been to every trade show out there, except for bridal market week. One day, this too shall come to pass, but until then I have to live vicariously through others and then steal (with proper cred, natch) their photos.

So here’s where we stand so far.

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Heidi Elnora via Weddings Unveiled

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St. Pucchi via Weddings Unveiled

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Ines di Santo via Weddings Unveiled

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Anne Bowen via Weddings Unveiled

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Vera Wang via Completely Unveiled

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Monique Lhuillier via Completely Unveiled

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Reem Acra via Completely Unveiled

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Lela Rose via Completely Unveiled

OK,so after sifting through what feels like a million different gowns, I’ve got this to summarize: lots of trumpet skirts, lots of higher waisted ball gowns (this does not bode well for long-waisted chicks like me or for the petites), cool sheer overlays on bodices and arms, long sleeves (!), embellished veils, fewer pockets, super-poof veils, continuation of fluttery layers and it appears that there are more shorter options from more designers (I might be imaging that though).

So what do you think? Do you have a favorite yet? Not to be disgustingly cliché, but Vera won for me this time around. I love the colors she showed and the details are mind-blowing!

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Reader Comments (3)

My favorite is the St. Pucci. Love all that sheer lace!

April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMom

I'll be honest, that Monique Lhuillier dress makes me swoon a little. And I don't even like tulle normally.

April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarissa

The Monique Lhuillier. Those gloves! I love the modern lines with the old-fashioned lace.

April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJen

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