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Houghton Bride Spring 2016

Houghton Bride burst onto the scene in Fall 2013, and has been an editor favorite ever since -- now it's guaranteed to be one of yours! Their Spring 2016 collection is filled with imaginative bohemian pieces, inspired by everything from Egyptian jewelry to...

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Randi Rahm Spring 2016

Oh Randi Rahm, how do you know what we want even before we do? From a glamorous gown with head-to-toe sparkling overlay, to a romantic watercolor floral sheath with a detachable overskirt (!), to a sleekly minimalist halter gown, this collection...

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Eugenia Couture Spring 2016

We were so lucky to get an intimate look at the beautiful new Spring 2016 collection from Eugenia Couture, but what was really special was getting to speak with the designer herself, about the brand's commitment to maintaining a zero waste and closed-loop production in the creation of their designs. Click through the slideshow and gallery to check out these stunning eco-chic designs!

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Your Guide to Bridal Week: This Years Top Trends

You may have noticed that we had quite a lovely week here at SMP. Bridal Week has officially ended and now we're flipping through every stunning gown and spotting the trends in bridal this year. From dramatic necklines and romantic appliques, to surprising hues and lovely silhouettes we are breaking down the top trends from the season, and loving every pretty minute of it in the video below!   Looking for...

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Honor x Stone Fox Bride Spring 2016

With a quick visit to the HONOR showroom last week, we got a sneak peek behind the scenes as they were putting the finishing touches (like the hand-appliqued floral lace on this stunner) on their Spring 2016 capsule collection with Stone Fox Bride. Check out their four new styles for next season in the gallery here or click through...

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Ines Di Santo Spring 2016

As soon as we sat down at the Ines Di Santo runway show, and got a glimpse of the stunning set -- a hand-painted sky at dusk with diamond cutouts of live grass on the catwalk -- we knew we were in for a treat! As expected, the gowns were brimming with glamour and sumptuous detailing, and we were in awe! Click...

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Oscar De La Renta Spring 2016

We were over-the-moon for a chance to preview the newest Oscar De La Renta Bridal collection with Creative Director Peter Copping at the helm, his first bridal collection since the death of Oscar De La Renta. The collection had all the glitz, glamour and elegance of an ODLR collection, featuring lots of tulle, organza, sequins and bows (lots of bows). Watch the video below...

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Our favorite hair looks from Bridal Week 2015

While luxe wedding dresses stole the show, one often over-looked detail of Bridal Week are the hair trends. Countless hours go into coming up with the best hair looks that accompany equally stunning gowns. From loose waves to tightly-wound buns, we saw plenty of chic new hairstyles to copy for your big day. Click through the gallery below to see our favorites!

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Behind the Scenes of Zac Posen Spring 2016

Bridal Week is filled with so many beautiful gowns, we can't help but wonder: how do the designers dream up these beauties? Luckily for us, a few designers let us behind the doors to get a sneak peak into their fabulous worlds before the models hit the runways. Zac Posen talks about bringing a fashionable and fun energy to his latest bridal collection in the video below!  ...

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Jenny Packham Spring 2016

Jenny Packham has been one of the top go-to bridal and eveningwear designers for almost three decades, and it's easy to see why. Her collections are always versatile, but this season's mix of romantic soft flutter sleeves, glamorous ostrich feather accents, and edgy...

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Behind the Scenes of Monique Lhuillier Spring 2016

There are a few things we can always count on during Bridal Week, and one of those things is that Monique Lhuillier's gowns are guaranteed to stun. This year was no exception, with gorgeous lace, intricate appliques, and soft blush dresses floating down the runway. Sometimes, the best moments from these shows happen behind the scenes, so...

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Marchesa Spring 2016

Ever since launching in Fall 2013, Marchesa Bridal has been one of the most hotly anticipated bridal collections each season, and we were thrilled to get an up-close-and-personal look at the stunning designs this weekend. The entire collection is dreamy, romantic, lavishly detailed, and completely to-die-for -- click on the video and the slideshow below, and we know you'll agree!  ...

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Reem Acra Spring 2016

Another season, another stunning collection from Reem Acra. With a runway show set against the background of a starry night sky, the Spring 2016 collection brought some serious romance with dramatic plunging necklines, graceful swaths of swirling organza, and...

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Behind the Scenes with Carolina Herrera

When you get a chance to meet THE Carolina Herrera during New York Bridal Market, you say yes and break out into a happy dance. She's a true legend in the fashion industry, so when SMP was offered the chance to sit down one-on-one with the designer behind some of our most beloved gowns, we brought our A-game plus ...

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Vera Wang Spring 2016

Vera Wang's bridal collections are known for being innovative. In fall 2014, she debuted one of the first pink dresses and now, she's taking her designs to the next level with seriously seductive designs and even a black gown! From French tulle skirts to to a mermaid gown with a Chantilly lace bra, this collection wows. Check...

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Karen Willis Holmes Spring 2016

In 2004, Karen Willis Holmes, an Australian designer burst onto the bridal scene with innovative designs & feminine silhouettes. This week during Bridal Market, Karen debuted two new collections: Bespoke & Wild Hearts; both are beautifully crafted with expert workmanship and gorgeous fabrics! Check out a few of our favorites from both collections below!

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Romona Keveza Couture Spring 2016

As if Romona Keveza's Legends Collection wasn't already gorgeous enough, we were lucky to get a double dose of pretty from the designer with her Spring 2016 Couture Collection. The 11-piece line featured more backless illusions, gleaming ...

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Pamella Roland Spring 2016

With a visit to the gorgeous Pamella Roland showroom last night, I got to see one of my favorite admired-from-afar Bridal trends -- pant suits! --  up close and personal. In addition to the sleek suit separates, the rest of the collection featured tons of texture, with gowns bedecked in shimmering sequins, delicate...

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Romona Keveza Legends Spring 2016

Bridal Week is well underway, and we had the privilege of attending not just one, but two presentations of Romona Keveza's stunning bridal gowns. Her Legends Collection was first, and was overflowing with gorgeous details from asymmetrical strapless necklines, to amazing blush pink silk, to to-die-for...

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Rustic Texas Wedding At Live Oak Ranch

When life rains on your wedding...you pile into the barn! It might have rained for this Texas Bride's rustic ranch nuptials, but there's nothing a pair of Hunter Boots and a good attitude can't amend. Right? Thankfully, Anne Marie Photography was there to capture the day in all it's stormy glory. For even more inspiration look...

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