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Extravagant romance or pure simplicity, short or long, these wedding designs from burda style magazine’s March 2013 issue will give you options for your special day! Whatever you choose for a wedding, it should be your dream dress and we’ve got an exquisite selection for you here.

So sweet and light – and ravishingly gorgeous. For your big day, you’ll lift off in a Pastel A-line Dress, of lace fabric and two scalloped edges, worn over a satin under-dress. Fine details include mini-sleeves and the lace sash over the bust.

Start the celebrations in this Bustier Dress. It’s made from duchesse, topped with lavish dotted tulle. Boning sewn into the side seams of the bodice keeps everything in place . A hooped skirt below helps this dress show its true beauty.

This Blazer has deep lapels, curved edges and sewn-on pocket flaps. This flared, knee length Skirt is made from a batiste fabric on the inner layer. An additional layer of organza gives it a delicately festive look.

This is a Dress you truly want to be photographed in! It exudes pure romance, with its short gathered sleeves, sensational low back, and full tiered skirt. The fabric is simply luxurious – lace with two scalloped edges.

A wedding also gives the guests a chance to wear something really special. So how about this slender chiffon blossom Flower Dress? It’s the fabulous fabric that makes it so gorgeous – the style itself is quite simple. It has a lovely, shiny, gathered satin sash over the bust.

Pure simplicity – this floor-length Empire Dress of flowing silk crepe, with low V-neckline and full, attached sleeves. The only decoration is a band of beads under the bust, which you can embroider it yourself.

For a cold ceremony or on the way there – a straight Coat, of piqué with flap pockets will do the trick! It’s closed with a metal zipper that gives it some style and edge. This bride’s Dress is perfect for the wedding waltz. It has a sexy tight fit, with raglan sleeves on top, and a full flowing skirt below. It has an eye-catching satin sash at the waist, with a large flower attached.

Here’s another Dress for the bride’s friend – or for the bride herself, if she likes it simple and sexy. The style of this short sheath dress is like a classic ‘little black dress’. The subtle meringue color gives it that special wedding look.

Happy Sewing!


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    Apr 11, 2013, 02.49 PMby Deanna31

    Oh, I see which dress you mean. Yes the sash looks bad. At first I thought it was in the wrong place because she was jumping.

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    Apr 11, 2013, 02.44 PMby Deanna31

    I think the sash is ok, but the sweetheart line needs to be higher

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    Mar 26, 2013, 01.26 PMby Weronika88

    Where are the groom’s wardrobe? Nice to have ideas for myself but Burda should start considering our darling male counterparts. What about inspiration

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    Mar 21, 2013, 02.10 PMby heidilea

    I actually like this collection. I agree that the bust sash is a bit strange, but I’m sure you could easily use the piece to create a waist sash.

    I think the empire dress and the long sleeve dress are my favorites.

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    Mar 21, 2013, 12.45 AMby nouvellegamine

    The empire dress would make a lovely summer maxi in some cute printed jersey :)

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    Mar 20, 2013, 07.47 PMby shaydaisy

    Is it just me or does the blonde model look as if she hasn’t washed her hair in a week??? Styling is important when trying to sell a look and beach hair with a formal wedding dress style just doesn’t cut it! And the straight coat…who is going to wear that? The gathered sash is just a mistake.

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    Mar 20, 2013, 06.32 PMby klassykate

    I love love love the princess dress! timeless.

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    Mar 19, 2013, 04.44 PMby lag21479

    The bust sash makes a small bust look smaller and a large bust look larger! Dumb idea. I’m not impressed overall. Put some organza over a skirt to make a special occasion outfit from something office appropriate? I just don’t get it.

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    Mar 19, 2013, 02.38 PMby Gurda8

    Very nice. So refreshing to see wedding dresses with sleeves. The bust sash however, that’s a bad idea. It just looks wrong.

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      Mar 19, 2013, 03.04 PMby camilaustral

      i agree about the sash, maybe a little lower

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    Mar 19, 2013, 12.28 PMby blueartisan

    Argh, I wrote a comment but it got deleted with my sign in! I do love the off the shoulder dress, very beautiful, but I agree with the others about the bust sash… What the? If the shape of it was better, nipped in at the middle to create a bow/sweetheart shape, then maybe it wouldn’t be so bad. The huge feeling I got from this was boob… lotsa boob…. just too much focus for a wedding in my humble opinion.

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    Mar 19, 2013, 10.19 AMby freakusbzzz

    I love the raglan sleeve dress.

    I hate to make negative comments about the patterns but that bust sash is just ..WTF?? Did the bride get really drunk and hitch up her waist sash?

    Even the model with the hot pink dress is saying “Just look at this ridiculous item they’ve put me in!”

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    Mar 19, 2013, 09.22 AMby Couture Academic

    Nipples don’t bother me…you see plenty of them on the haute couture runways…although I suppose the difference is that they’re meant to be seen! I think the rushing on that dress is simply divine…although I don’t get the bust sashes…

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    Mar 19, 2013, 06.29 AMby tika1210

    So I am totally not getting the point of the sashes over the bust I think this is a very unattractive look. I don’t see how these would flatter any figure. As to the bustier dress oh dear me this is an accident waiting to happen. Fit is so important I am really surprised it wasn’t adjusted better for the model before the picture was taken.

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    Mar 18, 2013, 09.20 PMby Mrs. Brunner

    The sashes over the bust in both dresses don’t seem to fit well. I also agree with the bustier dress—no bust=no dress!

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    Mar 18, 2013, 07.31 PMby RomRom

    Where are the groom’s wardrobe? Nice to have ideas for myself but Burda should start considering our darling male counterparts. Most of us go to these occasions with a partner and it would be nice to dress our other half to something stunning too. Maybe the next collection can focus on menswear?!!!?

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    Mar 18, 2013, 06.29 PMby verity99

    Was anyone else just a little scared we might glimpse more than we bargained for in the bustier dress? It seems like the bodice should have been extended…nothing is worse than wearing a strapless dress you have to continually hike up the entire night just to stay decent!

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      Mar 18, 2013, 07.21 PMby heidilea

      I’m guessing this is an instant of where the model does not necessarily fit correctly into the dress.

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      Mar 18, 2013, 07.34 PMby RomRom

      I see what you mean. That bustier dress sits just slightly below her unmentionable lol!

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