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Angel Sanchez: The designer’s architectural references were toned down just enough this season to give way to some great fluid dresses.
Amsale: A silk and wool ballgown with a beaded bateau neckline and tulle skirt was a standout at Amsale Aberra’s fall bridal show.
Badgley Mischka: Mark Badgley and James Mischka’s spring outing featured options for every type of bride, from simple and elegant to unique and daring.
Carolina Herrera: The biggest stunners were the tulle strapless ball gown done in a very subtle ombré from white to blush to gray, and the crinkle chiffon piece with flutter sleeves and crystal embroidered belt.
Christos: Light and beautiful were the key words at Amsale Aberra’s Christos outing for fall.
Dennis Basso for Kleinfeld: For his debut bridal collection for Kleinfeld, Dennis Basso channeled a classic bride looking for a contemporary feel.
Douglas Hannant: The avant-garde bride has many options at Douglas Hannant, such as a delicate silver Chantilly lace tiered halter gown.
J. Mendel: He used his signature hand pleating, ruching and draping on the ethereal designs that, Mendel said, are “a combination of timeless elegance mixed with a hint of red-carpet glamour.”
Kenneth Pool: Amsale Aberra’s fall collection for Kenneth Pool featured less of that signature crystal embroidery than usual, but still retained a zest for big-entrance gowns.
Lela Rose: Sometimes less is more and Lela Rose proved just that, and elegantly so, with her spring looks.
Marchesa: Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig sent out quite the dreamy lineup, beginning with a beautiful draped tulle look with embroidered illusion underlay.
Monique Lhuillier: For fall, Monique Lhuillier said she thought of an “ethereal, dreamy, frothy and romantic” bride.
Nicole Miller: Nicole Miller’s bridal collections are always about the bride who favors a simple dress that shows off her body.
Oscar de la Renta: Focusing on quality rather than quantity, he presented seven looks, one more stunning than the next.
Randi Rahm: The designer showed a wide range of showstoppers, including an effortlessly chic long-sleeve wrap dress in allover white sequins.
Romona Keveza: For her fall 2012 bridal outing, Romona Keveza showed dresses with unexpected details.
Reem Acra: In her show notes, Reem Acra pointed out that her fall 2012 gowns “combine sheer layers and textures that lend an air of lightness.”
Rivini: For fall, Rita Vinieris showed some forward options for the nontraditional bride.
Vera Wang: The show notes for Vera Wang’s bridal show read “Witchcraft” and out came a march of nude siren gowns with tumbled tulle skirts, each with intricate details in organza or lace appliqués.