NEW Bridal Fashion at New York Fashion Week

Take wedding dress inspiration from the spring 2011 catwalk

Catwalk Bridal Special

Why not take your wedding dress cue from the sensational new shows taking place during fashion week this month? We head to New York Fashion Week for a closer look at how the designers create super-feminine Fifties glamour, minimalist city chic and classic country get-ups.

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Posh & belts

Who’d have thought Victoria Beckham would send this wedding day perfect get-up down the catwalk? Sometimes less is more and Victoria knows that pairing a statement belt with a simple white dress creates an instant style hit.

Victoria Beckham Spring 2011

Minimal fuss

Sticking to a simple shift needn’t be boring. Narciso Rodriguez’s minimalist satin dress is a real stunner, paired with the best accessories of all – a great tan and glossy locks.

Narciso Rodriguez Spring 2011

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Darkly glamorous

Add a spot of noir to your nuptials by taking night time inspiration from Jason Wu’s darkly elegant dress. Perfect for brides in need of a versatile day-to-night look.

Jason Wu Spring 2011

Fit for the Gods

Give way to your inner Grecian Goddess in Diane Von Furstenberg’s Hellenic-inspired wrap gown. Gold accents lift the look to divine proportions.

Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2011

Sheer joy

Body confident brides-to-be can let their imaginations run wild with this sheer-effect dress from Alexander Wang. Take note if you are body brave – it’s certainly more of a hot weather look!

Alexander Wang Spring 2011

In the country

Planning a country wedding? Take inspiration from Marc Jacobs’ whimsical, floral accented creation. Oversized floral accessories and unusual fabrics prove that eccentric can be fun!

Marc Jacobs Spring 2011

Power up

Who said you couldn’t power-dress on your big day? Thakoon’s crisp white ensemble is a winner for lovers of sharp tailoring. Soften the look with an easy down-do and natural makeup.

Thakoon Spring 2011

Boogie days

Channel that Seventies Halston-vibe with Ports 1961’s free-flowing gown. This dress would work wonderfully in an outdoor setting.

Ports 1961 Spring 2011

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Art prize

Give traditional corsets a twist; Herve Leger’s artsy, sculptural boob-tube is a real head-turner. Create your own wow factor wedding dress by rethinking a classic style.

Ports 1961 Spring 2011

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Prom date

Add a simple corsage to your dress – just like Carolina Herrera – and your wedding gown will have instant unique-appeal.

Carolina Herrera Spring 2011

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Read fashion assistant Alice’s London Fashion Week blog, here