Liancarlo Spring 2016 Trunk Show

With many of our trunk shows, we like to highlight our top picks from the latest collection. For this week’s Liancarlo trunk show, starting tomorrow, we wanted share some Liancarlo love as well. This season the collection was filled with something for everyone, from princess ball gowns to sassy sheaths. To make an appointment and see these gorgeous gowns in person call 202 965-4696 or email info@carinesbridal.com…

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Bridal Market Trends- Spring 2016

Well, we are back from Bridal Market in New York! As with every season, there is a lot to take in, but we made sure to take note of every trend and report back to our brides! So, here is your bridal fashion breakdown for spring 2016. The top 5 trends are…

Crop Top

For brides looking for something a little more funky, the crop top effect can be a fun and playful look. The key to pulling of this trend is balance, not too low cut and a flowing shape. Just a hint of skin keeps the feel light and lovely.

Rivini

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Mira Zwillinger

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Monique Lhuillier

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Geometric and Linear Embroidery 

Embroidery has been popular for a few seasons now, but this market we noticed very unique embellishments, a little more angular and linear. What’s great about this trend is that geometric embroidery can work on long slinky gowns or full skirts.

Kenneth Pool

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Liancarlo

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Amsale

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Monique Lhuillier

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Cut Outs

In recent seasons we’ve seen cut-outs featured by a sample of designers. However, this market it seems as though the idea of cut-outs was fully embraced. Between ball gowns and sleek silhouettes the edgy trend made a cameo more than a few times.

Angel Sanchez

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Marchesa 

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Amsale

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Half Overskirts

Tulle skirts are such a classic bridal look and brides have always loved them. The idea of an overskirt is great because it provides versatility to brides wanting to switch their look. While providing brides the same flexibility as a full overskirt, the half over skirt gives brides more of a retro look, think Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina… who could forget that iconic gown???

Berta Bridal

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Carolina Herrera

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Monique Lhuillier

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Off the Shoulder

This is such a classic neckline and we are so happy to see it getting attention again! The neckline is not ideal for everyone but when it works, it works. The downside to the off the shoulder cut is that it restricts arm movement, however we have seen in the past that some brides don’t mind, as long as they like the look!

Rivini

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Monique Lhuillier

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Marchesa

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Real Bride: Alyson Jacobs

This month’s spotlight wedding belongs to Alyson and Matt. As featured in our newsletter this month, the couple wed in Washington D.C. and filled their festivities with personal touches and all of their favorite things. Alyson was such  lovely bride and her warmth is very apparent to anyone that meets her, including the special day she planned with her new husband! The bride and groom offered oyster shooters, a frozen yogurt bar, and even a food truck from Surfside, are you drooling yet??? Here are some of the adorable images Alyson shared with us…

Photos by: Cassidy Duhon

Wedding Planning: A. Dominick Events 

Florist: Edge Flowers

Venue: Longview Gallery 

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Liancarlo Trunk Show- January 2015

Liancarlo has become known for the custom embroideries they create as well as the exquisite lace they include in each collection. This season was just as beautiful, filled with the unique details we love. In particular, the line offered guipure lace gowns, hand embroidered tulle, and structured tiered hemlines. Liancarlo also designs belts and antique crystal jewelry; many brides opt to play with their accessories in order to switch their bridal look. Below we’ve selected some examples of the trends we discussed as well as some accessories from the Liancarlo line.

We will be having a Liancarlo trunk show starting tomorrow and running January 29th-31st by appointment only, for availability please call 202 965-4696 or email info@carinesbridal.com…

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Sample Sale Sneak Peek!

Calling all area brides! Carine’s will be having a sample sale starting tomorrow!!! The sale will run Wednesday November 12th through November 13th. This is another excellent opportunity for brides to find their dream gown at a fraction of the cost. Our designer gowns will be on sale at up to 75% off of original pricing. As with all sample sales, gowns are sold as is and all sales are final. The sale will be by appointment only please call 202 965-4696 or email info@carinesbridal.com for availability…

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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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