Must-Have Spring 2013 Wedding Dresses, According to Our Editors
Before this glossy, unconventionally glamorous ball gown even made it to end of the runway, applause erupted throughout the room. It was just that breathtaking—and not just to the seated onlookers at Angel Sanchez’s Spring 2013 show. “The instant photos of this dress popped up on Tumblr, I totally fell for it,” says our Web Producer, Allison Bean. “Geometric acetate appliqués decorate the bodice and skirt, which give the gown a futuristic-glam fe Plus, the embellishments keep the frothy tulle skirt from
“Color was the statement of the Spring 2013 season,” says Assistant Editor Phillip B. Crook, “and no show was louder than Vera Wang’s crimson-hued collection.” While the boundary-pushing designer offered looks in a variety of silhouettes, “this mermaid gown plays with texture in a way that’s even more interesting to me than the boldness of the color. I love how the tiny asymmetrical tiers flow down the bodice and explode into a frenzy of folds on the skirt.”
“This dress is perfect for a bride who doesn’t plan on leaving the dance floor but also doesn’t want to bother with a time-consuming costume change,” notes Associate Editor Alyssa Wells, recalling the growing popularity of convertible gowns. “The billowing tulle skirt is gorgeous going down the aisle and then can be removed, giving way to a short, sparkly look.”
Mini Glamour, $3,500, Reem Acra
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