Fall 2018 Bridal Fashion

The bridal fashion experts at A|E Bridal in Yuba City and Chico were kind enough to share some of the top trends this Fall in wedding gowns. Lace of course is still going strong but beads, crepe, layers, sleeves and lace or floral pattern are HOT! Fleur De Lis Blush by Hayley Paige bridal gown…

Willowby by Watters

Effortless styling meets slim silhouettes with romantic elements, playing with the moon and stars. Ayperi Wrap Badri Brienne Corella Desipna Elara Galatea Gemini Hester Levana Lian Libra Luna Mandara Nova Orion Saros Virgo Find Willowby at Always Elegant Bridal

SPARKLE Spring 2018 Styled Fashion Shoot Video

We are delighted to share this collaboration with Stephanie Webber of A Daydream Wedding and Sparkle Bridal Couture. We’ve had the pleasure of working with Stephanie for a few years now and watching her business grow. She is organized, creative and the ready for any challenge. Sparkle Bridal Couture specializes in curvy brides and has…

Modest by Mon Cheri

Mon Cheri Bridals offers a collection of modest wedding dresses that offer both classic style and on-trend design, that honors your traditions, values and integrity. Don’t miss the Modest by Mon Cheri event this week at Always Elegant Bridal.

Bridal Braids

Looking for the perfect boho braid for your wedding? Crimson Rose Hair and Makeup Artistry is the go-to studio for braids. Having a true passion for hair, they have grown and created a thriving business in the wedding industry. Here are a some of their creations. [PHOTOS] Aria Photography

Fashion Forward: Bridal Styles for Spring 2018

sheer illusions Illusion gowns have been very popular the last year or so, but now designers are kicking it up a notch. Asa from Watters is the perfect marriage of tradition and evolution. The softly shaped A-line skirt flows from a natural waist, while the Moraea lace placed on illusion tulle gives the feel of…

Wedding Dress Shopping on a Budget

Brides usually set aside a huge chunk of their wedding budget for the perfect wedding dress. Even when you decide to splurge on this special dress, shopping for it can be a challenge. Therefore, if you are on a tight budget, the task is much tougher. Nonetheless, it is possible to find a beautiful wedding…

Wilderly Bride 2018 Spring Collection

Allure Bridals has a lovely boho bride line for Spring 2018. Romantic and demure lace ties, draping bell sleeves, bias cuts, eyelash fringe, gauzy skirts and bodices, these translucent lace and tulle creations are justly christened with names such as Camellia, Violet, Aria, Rose, Daisy, Jade, Marigold, Poppy and Sage to name a few. Drop…

SPARKLE bridal couture Winter/Spring 2018 Fashion

This whimsical ballgown that Amanda is wearing is absolutely divine. The illusion straps add a hint of delicate detail to the beaded lace bodice for an enchanting touch to any bride’s special day. This dazzling strapless SPARKLE gown that Kim is wearing gives a flicker of shine every time you move. Besides the glamorous crystal…

Latest Looks for Bridal Hair

undone bun Soft waves pulled away from the face with a loose unstructured bun. Wispy tendrils around the face soften the look. Steer away from tight and teased. braided updo Braids are still in, though we’ve been seeing more of them down. Now they are sweeping up. Fishtail or french, they meet up with loose…

Always Elegant Bridal – Summer/Fall 2017

Allover lace V-neck fit and flare wedding dress. Sleeveless guipure lace over soft satin lightweight fit and flare gown with deep V-neckline, illusion lace V-back features zipper trimmed with diamante buttons, court length train. Sweetheart tulle wedding gown with chapel train, this season, lace reveals its sexier side in Prinia. This A-line gown of misty…

Second Summer Bride – Summer/Fall 2017

Here are some of the fabulous dresses you can get from Second Summer Bride. Being a store that specializes in designer samples, resale, consignment and new with tags gowns, you get a wide variety of dresses at any given time. Here is a sampling of some that were in the store during the Summer. PHOTOS:…

Sparkle BRIDAL COUTURE – Summer/Fall 2017

Fuller figured gals in Sacramento have lots of choices these days. Most bridal stores in the area can and will order larger sizes, but SPARKLE bridal couture specializes in just that. Here is a sampling of some of the gowns available. SPARKLE’s separates collection is a favorite among brides as it lets each bride create…

Fashion Forward: Bridal Styles for 2017

Always Elegant Bridal was kind enough to share some of the top trends in bridal fashion for 2017. We love the direction designers are taking to make these new styles really stand out! Geometric Lace Crisp and clean variation of the lace overlay which has been extremely popular. Unique allover lace covers this romantic and…

The Second Wedding – What’s Your Style?

You did the big wedding the first time around, and now you are trying to keep it simple and low-key. Easy enough, but choosing something tasteful and complementary to wear is much harder. We worked with Debbie O’Hearn, Personal Wedding Stylist and she showed us 4 ways to achieve just that. Vintage: I adore this…

Second Summer Bride – Winter/Spring 2017

Silk crepe satin, embroidered overlay, jewel empire bodice with crystal straps. All things grand unfold in this sweetheart strapless ball gown with layers of lace and silk organza. Bodice has been encrusted with Swarovski elements for a dazzling and enchanting look. Ivory lace and silk satin organza trumpet bridal gown with a sweetheart neckline, detachable…

Buyer Beware: Knock-Off Wedding Gowns

Trying to save money on your wedding gown by buying online seems like a pretty good idea. But beware, a low-price knockoff of a designer gown may not be a bargain at all. Case in point: Our friends at Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo display this pair of dresses in their store. One, a designer…

Always Elegant Bridal – Winter/Spring 2017

Chantilly embroidered lace spaghetti strap A-line gown featuring a front and back V-neckline and natural waistline. The lightweight charmeuse lining of this gown creates a soft, organic feel. Show off your figure in this cap sleeve, V-neck fit and flare jersey gown with mixed lace, a plunging illusion neckline, illusion back, and chapel length train.…

Second Summer Bride – Summer/Fall 2016

Kira looked amazing in Aurora, style 6460 by Hayley Paige. Alabaster tulle fit to flare bridal gown, crystal encrusted sweetheart neckline, tiered tulle skirt with horsehair trim and chapel train. Chelsea showing off the fabulous back and skirt of this Jim Hjelm, style 8350. Ivory silk organza fit and flare gown, Alencon lace elongated bodice…

Fashion: Bridal Tea Party

We hit the streets of Old Sacramento with Personal & Wedding Stylist, Debbie O’Hearn and her real-life clients, the Mayo family, who were thrilled to show off their new attire, including shoes and accessories, for the upcoming Bridal Tea Party. The original plan was for Debbie to advise  the mother and the grandmother of the…

Sparkle BRIDAL COUTURE – Summer/Fall 2016

Mix and match tops with skirts to create the perfect SPARKLE gown of your dreams. Carolynne is showing off one of SPARKLE’s unique separates combinations. A strapless blouse wrapped in corded lace shapes curves and adds a feminine touch. The top is paired with a laser cut tulle skirt shaped with asymmetrical layers for a…

Always Elegant Bridal – Summer/Fall 2016

Sarah is wearing Brandyn by Sophia Tolli. Aurora chiffon A line wedding dress with hand-beaded sheer cap sleeves and bateau neckline, sweetheart bodice with vintage inspired embroidery and sparkling crystal beading, sheer back bodice with V-neckline, chapel length train and back zipper trimmed with diamante buttons. Melanie is wearing Enchanting by Mon Cheri, style #116123.…