Who Would Even Wear These Wedding Gowns?: A Taxonomy of Brides


Far more fun than gawking at the gowns for bridal fashion week is imagining what kind of person would wear them. Shows like Bridezillas and Say Yes to the Dress have magnified our curiosity in bridal archetypes, and the very specific, very crucial ways a bridal gown reflects its wearer. If your personal style is the… » 4/29/15 11:50am 4/29/15 11:50am

Jenny Packham, for the Hopeless Romantic Silver Screen Ingenue in You

The spring 2014 collection from Jenny Packham is so pretty, so flowy, so romantic, it's almost heartbreaking. Are you wandering a moor in search of love? Saying a tearful goodbye in front of a steam engine at a train station? A tender-aged overnight success on the red carpet at your very first Oscars? There's… » 9/10/13 6:40pm 9/10/13 6:40pm

Jenny Packham, for the Elegant Ghost Princess in You

The British designer is a gown genius, and she knows women's bodies. And with flowing chiffons and pretty pastels, she also knows how to turn ladies into fairy princesses. Who doesn't want to descend into a ballroom in one of these beauties? Of course, Packham's fall collection was all wandering the halls of the… » 2/12/13 11:45pm 2/12/13 11:45pm