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Garden Delights

Posted on March 11th, 2008 by Kori Ellis in Wedding Attire 2 Comments

David’s Bridal Garden DelightsThis spring, David’s Bridal is offering fresh, modern colors and silhouettes in three distinct themes – Garden Delights; Destination: Romance; and Black & White.

Back in January, we told you more about the Destination: Romance theme. Now, here’s the scoop on Garden Delights, straight from David’s Bridal.

Silhouettes: Inspired by an elegant wedding set in a formal topiary garden, this trend encompasses a variety of gowns featuring tailored designs and structured silhouettes. Shapes range from traditional ball gowns to fit-and-flare styles that capture the glamour and elegance of the red carpet. A whimsical strapless trumpet gown in Swiss-dot tulle with lace appliqués and a satin empire band (Style T9359, $699) perfectly illustrates this theme. Brides can even choose from a variety of sleeve options that can be easily added to strapless gowns, creating a unique style that is all their own, without the custom price tag. Key looks for bridesmaids include streamlined designs with long tapered skirts, such as a satin A-line gown with an embellished V-neckline and empire banded waist (Style 82900; $155).

Colors: This season, must-have colors range from pale and soft to rich and dark. New mid-tone shades, including a warm Terracotta, make their way from the runway to the bridal aisle. For a fresh splash of color, brides can accent their gowns with an Apple or Marine sash, or choose classic shades like Cabernet, Champagne, Latte, or Peridot. The new trend in colors makes it easy to coordinate the entire wedding day, starting with the bridal party. To create a look that flatters both their personality and figure, bridesmaids can select from a diverse range of fashionable dresses, such as a sleeveless satin trumpet gown with beaded empire waist and straps (Style F12910; $170), or choose stylish mix and match separates from the Make A Match Collection.

Fabrics: Consistent with the latest ready-to-wear trends, these designs are created with high quality fabrics chosen for their unique structural properties. Contemporary satin faille and lush taffeta provide the basis for beautifully constructed gowns and flattering silhouettes.

Accessories: Geometric shapes offer a new alternative to traditional floral details. Crystal, pearl and rhinestone necklaces take on new proportions with larger, stand-out jewelry taking center stage to complement the clean, structured dresses. Bridal shoes are adorned with bold crystal accents, which also influence handbag designs. Veils are voluminous, featuring multiple layers, and hair jewelry is sculptured and embellished, intended to be worn in sleek and sophisticated hairstyles.

Catering to brides of all shapes and sizes, David’s Bridal recently introduced two special sizing options. For the first time, David’s introduces the Galina Woman Collection, boasting soft, flowing gowns, available up to size 26W, with added support and control for full-figured brides. Petite brides now have more options than ever, with an expanded assortment of petite gowns (Sizes 0P–16P) designed specially to fit the proportions of a petite shape.

David’s Bridal also recently unveiled the db Online Collection, an impressive collection of 15 beautiful new bridal styles, available at Dresses start at $99 and are available in both missy sizes (2–16) and David’s Bridal Woman sizes (14W–26W).

With more than 50 years of bridal experience, David’s Bridal features more than 280 locations nationwide. David’s Bridal continues to expand its retail store locations, while maintaining its philosophy of superior quality, value and service. To locate a store nearby, consumers can call 1-877-693-BRIDE or visit

The dress pictured is the Swiss-dot tulle trumpet gown (Style T9359) discussed above. The gown comes in ivory or white. It is priced at $699 and features a chapel train.

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Comments (2)

  1. 1Jessica

    Pretty extensive collection they have there… interesting..


  2. 2Mrs. Ross

    I am so excited about my purchase from truly weddings! This is the only website that allow me to chose the color of candles I want and not have to mix and match colors that does not go with my wedding. Nice and fair pricing. Thanks

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