A Dream Wedding is in Reach with David's Bridal New Fall 2011 Collection

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, April 6, 2011 - More than half a million women will walk down the aisle this fall, and most will seek out a wedding dress and décor that is unique to their personal style. David's Bridal, the nation's leading bridal and special occasion authority, unveils its romantic and fashion-forward fall 2011 collection - including the new DB Studio Collection - all inspired by the latest looks from the red carpet and the biggest royal wedding in decades. Featuring an array of on-trend bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, accessories and more, the fall 2011 collection complements all styles, personalities, and budgets.

Breathtaking Bridal Gowns
This season, modern meets traditional with new twists on pick-up skirts, unique necklines, and glamorous detailing including feathers and bows. Side-drapes, cascading ruffles, and updates to the classic sweetheart neckline (like beading and ruching) flatter the figure in a fashion-forward way. An assortment and combination of fabrics and prints portray a perfect blend of the traditional and contemporary. From modern and sexy styles to more demure and classic, a dream wedding can become reality at David's Bridal with new designs from the Oleg Cassini, Galina Signature, Galina, David's Bridal, White by Vera Wang and new for fall 2011, the DB Studio Collection.

Brides looking for a classic, elegant look will adore the Oleg Cassini Collection. These gowns, crafted from satin, tulle, and Mikado fabrics adorned with exquisite beading and heavy embellishment, will make any bride feel like royalty without the heavy price tag. The Galina Signature Collection is ideal for brides looking to replicate an off-the-runway look with stunning dresses that exude sexy sophistication. For the bride who prefers simplicity, the Galina Collection offers unique gowns in gossamer, lace, and tulle fabrics finished with clean detailing like grosgrain ribbon and 3D flowers.

For the more traditional, All-American bride, the David's Bridal Collection features modern satin and taffeta gowns with intricate details such as organza ruffles, beaded lace appliqués and beautiful embellishments. Gowns in plus sizes offer styles for every bride, from traditional to fashion-forward with Oleg Cassini, Galina Signature, Galina, and David's Bridal Collections.

New for fall 2011, the DB Studio Collection is perfect for the unconventional bride looking for a more casual, informal look. Available online at davidsbridal.com and in select stores, the collection features soft fabrics such as chiffon, charmeuse and jersey in long and short silhouettes with romantic detailing including 3-D florals, tiered skirts, crystal detailing, pearls, and bows. The collection boasts as a great second dress option for the bride wishing to change into a less constructed, yet equally fabulous dress, to dance the night away!

Stunning Bridal Party & Special Occasion Styles
This fall, the bride and her bridal party will shine in the newest colors including Plum, Peacock and Mercury. Whether the bride is inspired by 1950's glamour, an ethereal bohemian chic look, or red-carpet fashion, David's Bridal offers a variety of one-of-a-kind styles for the entire bridal party.

For the bride inspired by the fashion of the 1950's, new tea-length dresses in rich jewel tones like Plum provide a modern twist on retro glamour. Peplum style dresses, wide set straps, and playful circle skirts add to the popular vintage vibe of the season.

Veiling a sheer point d'espirit fabric over a soft color like Shell Pink is a popular trend for fall, especially for the non-traditional bohemian bride. Fabrics like tulle and lace complement the tucks and ruffles of these floaty, ethereal dresses. Incorporating fascinator accessories adds a playful touch to an effortlessly stylish wedding party.

Peacock colored gowns with twists, origami folds, and pleats are perfect for the bride seeking a hint of red-carpet glamour. Lush, dramatic dresses feature modern, structured silhouettes with gilded metallic crepe fabrics and bows.

Flower girls will sparkle in dresses with a modern twist on the classic gown. Princess tulle, structured satin, tea-length skirts, and pick-up styles with details like bubble hems and soft, flowing tiered organza, make little girls feel like a princess on this special day. Color reigns supreme, and can be achieved with a colored sash, or by choosing a dress from the 40 color palette. Mothers of the Bride and Groom will dazzle in long, slim one-shoulder evening gowns paired with flower embellished jackets to offer a bit of coverage. These trend right silhouettes feature metallic iridescent fabrics in ruby red, eggplant purple and navy blue tones..

For events leading up to the big day, like the rehearsal dinner or the bachelorette party, David's Bridal, and in particular, the new DB Studio Collection offers something for every occasion. From the ever-so-popular sexy LBD to a full-skirted cocktail dress, the wear-again styles for fall feature one-shoulder and jeweled necklines finished with standout details like ruching, floral embellishments, cascading ruffles, and bows. Junior girls can dance the night away in bright jeweled tones and animal prints while young women will shine in metallic and black dresses in a variety of silhouettes. With endless options under $100, the bride, bridesmaids and guests can easily outfit every wedding event.

Alluring Accessories
At David's Bridal, brides can find an array of dazzling head-to-toe accessories to complete their wedding day look. The entire bridal party and guests can choose from the most fashionable finishing touches including headpieces, statement jewelry, handbags, and stunning shoes.

On the coattails of the announcement of the Royal Wedding, fascinators - small hats adorned with feathers, flowers, ribbon and bows, some finished with veils - are the it accessory for fall. Unique headpieces embellished with jewels add a touch of romance and style to the bride and her bridal party. Brides looking to make a dramatic statement can opt for a chapel, cathedral or mid-length veil finished with or without embellishments like embroidery, lace, crystals, and pearls.

This season, the bride, her bridal party, and guests will sparkle and shine in awe-inspiring jewerly. Bold statement pieces including necklaces, linear earrings, and brooches in metal or fabric add drama and boldness to any wedding day look. Add a playful touch to bridesmaids' dresses with a wedge heel in a rich bold color like Peacock. For a bit more opulence, black patent kitten heels, a faceted crystal handbag, and long black gloves are perfect for the entire bridal party.

Beautiful, Budget-Friendly Fashions
No matter what your personal style or wedding day vision, David's Bridal has dresses and accessories to fit everyone's style and budget.
  • Bridal gown prices start at $299, with designer offerings from the Oleg Cassini starting at $550 and Galina Signature starting at $750. Gowns are available in sizes 0-16, with select styles in petite (0P-16P) and plus-sizes (14W - 26W), and all gowns are available in extra length.
  • DB Studio in-store collection prices start at $79 to $299. Sizes 4-14 available off the rack in select stores, Check davidsbridal.com for additional sizes and colors.
  • Wear-again bridesmaid and special occasion dress prices start at $79.99. Styles are available in sizes 2-26 and select styles in sizes 28 and 30. Junior bridesmaid styles start at $69.99 and are available in sizes 6-18.
  • Perfect for the wedding day, First Communion and other special events, flower girl dresses start at $79 and are available in sizes 2T-14. Select styles are also available in infant sizes 12M, 18M and 24M.
  • Stylish Mother of the Bride/Groom prices range from $99 to $299 and are available in missy and women's sizes 4-24W.
About David's Bridal
With more than 60 years of experience dressing women of all ages for life's special occasions, David's Bridal understands the importance of providing brides-to-be with a vast selection of exquisitely crafted bridal gowns and bridal party dresses. Known for outstanding value, fashionable designs and the ease of one-stop shopping, nearly 50% of all brides in the US choose to shop at one of more than 300 David's Bridal stores located across the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Working with a knowledgeable bridal consultant, a customer can enjoy trying on a wide selection of gowns and dresses in her size with the added convenience that most styles are available to take home the same day. To learn more about David's Bridal, visit www.davidsbridal.com.

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