Sunday, September 25, 2011

Japanese Wedding Dresses Beyond the Kimono

Pretty bridal dresses by Japan bridal boutique Micie

The puffed sleeves and belt give this classic gown a retro feel.
I love the interesting and unexpected back detailing on these gowns.
Frothy layers at the back give this gown an element of fantasy.
A playful bow gives this strapless gown a pretty focal point.
The interesting draping on the bodice gives this strapless A-line gown a unique twist.
Fancy detailing at the back gives this gown a playful element.
Pretty in pink A-line gown with an elegant shirred bodice
A gown that's a simple bustier in the front with a surprise at the back.
Beautiful lotus-inspired detailing on the bodice
Kimono-inspired obi and back detailing

Stunning bridal gowns from Tokyo boutique Juliet Rosa

Tokyo bridal boutique Juliet Rosa has a stunning collection of bridal gowns ranging from simple and elegant to chic avant-garde. Any bride will surely want to step into these beauties!

I love the pretty floral print on this elegant and simple A-line gown!
Pretty in pink ballgown with a frothy chiffon skirt.
Darling 2-piece wedding floral print dress. The balloon skirt is a playful and unexpected touch.
Simple but attention-grabbing 2-piece strapless A-line gown with a bustled skirt.
Classic strapless A-line gown with fabric rosette. The veil edged with floral lace creates a lovely impact.
This empire-waist gown has a classic cut on the top but has a surprising twist below.
This pink gown with a layered, uneven skirt will turn heads for sure.
I love how clean this gown looks on top and avant-garde and offbeat below.
Beautiful classic gown with an uneven layered skirt.
Sweet princess-line gown with an asymmetrical hem and a burst of chiffon below.

Chic silk and lace modern wedding gowns by 1+1

Japanese atelier 1+1 One Plus One is made up of two bridal fashion designers, chief designer Yukinori Morinaga who has been designing wedding gowns since 1988 and Masami Miyanishi, an independent fashion and costume designer. 1+1 is reknowned for sticking to only the basic silk and lace combination when designing bridal dresses so, as a result, their gowns have a pristine quality that exudes purity and sheer sophistication. The addition of precise draping and origami folding techniques make the gowns structural works of art. See some of their work below.

Ginza Couture Naoco's Fun and Feminine 2011 Bridal Dress Collection

Ginza Couture Naoco's pretty wedding dresses have that certain quality that makes you go "awwww!" If you want gowns that will make you feel like a princess without losing your girlish charm, their dresses are the way to go. The dresses have a sophisticated air but they also have a childlike and innocent appeal through the addition of playful elements like rosettes, rows of big and small bows, ruffles, pleats, cascading ribbons, and more. See their selection of sweet, darling wedding dresses below.

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