Liancarlo Fall 2015- Trunk Show Favorites

With our Liancarlo trunk show starting this week we thought it would be fun to highlight our favorite gowns from the fall 2015 collection. Bridal market was just a few days ago; we feel so privileged to be Liancarlo’s first trunk show of the season! The fall 2015 collection was all about texture and versatility. One of our featured gowns can switch from full length to cocktail just by slipping off the underskirt. Another gown we loved played with blush, gold, and cream tones in its delicate embroidery.

Our trunk show will be running October 16th-18th by appointment only, for availability please call 202 965-4696 or email info@carinesbridal.com… enjoy!

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Bridal Market Fall 2015- Market Day 4

On our last day of bridal market we visited Angel Sanchez, Carolina Herrera, and Liancarlo. Each designer is known for a different aesthetic and design style, however we saw definite trends collectively in their presentations. Modern structure, gold tones, and embroidered illusion necklines were prevalent throughout our last day in NYC…

Angel Sanchez 

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Carolina Herrera

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Liancarlo

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Bridal Market Fall 2015- Day 3

Today we visited two of our designers on our bridal market tour and each one offered us a little something different. Both Marchesa and Jenny Lee went back to their basics, Marchesa revamped their take on embroidery and draping while Jenny Lee redefined her take on structure. Marchesa featured beautifully embroidered Chantilly lace and Jenny Lee played with the idea of exposed boning and applique details…

Marchesa

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Jenny Lee

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Bridal Market Fall 2015- Day 2

We visited several of our favorite designers today and we definitely noticed some trends for the fall 2015 season. Today we saw trends ranging from ball gowns, exaggerated drop waists, blouson tops. There were ven some versatile overskirts for brides that want to change their look. What do you think?!…

Mira Zwillinger

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Monique Lhuillier

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Bridal Market Fall 2015- Day 1

What better way to kick off a week-end full of bridal festivities than a fashion show?! Our market season started with the Rivini runway presentation and Rita Vinieris definitely did not disappoint. Her collection this season featured something for everyone. From clean and sleek, to modern and structured, even full and romantic, the Rivini collection offered a range of styles for every type of bride. Here are some of our top looks…

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Real Bride: McKenzie Walsh

We are absolutely thrilled for our bride McKenzie, and her husband Alex, who were married on May 17, 2014 at the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington D.C. The couple celebrated their reception at the Ritz Carlton D.C. with elegant touches coordinated by their planner, Blair Peterson of SOCO Events. McKenzie wore a Monique Lhuillier tulle skirt paired with an embroidered bolero for her ceremony before changing into a hand beaded corset for her reception, creating a truly custom look. McKenzie’s accessories included a custom veil with a hair comb by Siman Tu and earrings from Paris by Debra Moreland.

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Photos by: Eli Turner Studios 

Florist: Amaryllis Floral + Event Design

Lighting: Digital Lighting

Furniture: Party Rental LTD

Hair: Bridal Hair by Ramona

Make-up: Leah Margosis

A Fall Wedding Two Ways

Fall is officially here! For brides planning a fall wedding the first task to tackle is deciding the vibe of your day. Some girls want to go rustic while some want glam. No matter their style, most seasonal brides veer away from “literal” in favor of “inspired.” A wedding can feel like fall instead of a greeting card through warm colors, candles, and touches of the season. So, our team at CBA curled up with some chai tea lattes and put together autumn wedding ideas that cater to two types of brides.

A Rustic Harvest 

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Mira Zwillinger’s “Rubi” gown offers a romantic alternative to lace with its chiffon and applique details

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Amazing Autumn Affair 

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 Zuhair Murad’s “Jessica” gown and coat are both dramatic and versatile. The lace coat is traditional and regal while the ball gown underneath can be showcased with a dazzling belt for the reception.

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Photo: Steve Canning

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Photo: Damon Tucci Photography