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Bridal Dress Wedding Trends


Morilee, style Philipa, 2017: This exquisite fit-and-flare wedding dress showcases Venice Lace Appliques, along with crystal beading and pearls on a soft tulle gown. Strategically placed details captivate the eye. Enjoy the long sleeves and complimentary wide scalloped hemline. Three lengths available including: 55”, 58” and 61”. Available colors: Ivory/Almond, Ivory and White. Available sizes: 0-28.

You shoudl be Thrilled With new ternds in Bridal

2019’s bridal landscape looks dreamy folks. From warm shades of coral dominating bridesmaid dresses to the most exciting bridal silhouettes,  Whether you’re seeking the perfect mermaid gown or hoping to fall in love with illusion sleeves or have your heart set on the ultimate short wedding dress, we have tons of splendid options. For magical selection and popular pricing, NYB&Co. is your first and last bridal stop.

Let’s take a look at some of the latest bridal trends:

Coral colours

Pantone has announced it’s colour of 2019 is a bright, sunny, pinky-orange named ‘Living Coral’. A cheery tone that’s perfect for weddings, coral is a fantastic hue to incorporate into a sunny summer wedding via everything from coral coloured flowers, bridesmaids dresses, cakes, makeup and colour schemes.

Bringing the Outdoors In

For 2019 weddings, greenery continues to be a classic go-to shade, with flowers and foliage becoming more organic and lush. “Trees and use of foliage throughout floral designs will take centre stage,” describes wedding planner Bruce Russell. “Florals will be natural, whimsical and romantic.”

The Rise of Bridesmen and Groomsgirls

This year we saw more and more couples employ their nearest and dearest, regardless of gender, to join them in celebrating their big day. Bridesmen, groomsgirls, flower grandmas (instead of flower girls), and best women; the traditional wedding roles are now seen more as a guide than a rule. Brides Magazine discusses every combination of wedding party participants and how to make them look radiant on your big day!


Sottero & Midgley, style Irving: Stunning Swarovski crystals cascade over tulle in this intricately designed bridal gown. Skip the bridal jewelry in favor of this gorgeous jewel neckline. Chic lace motifs combine with a dramatic illusion plunge, complimenting the deep illusion back and the illusion-cap sleeves. An exciting train full of volume completes this unique silhouette. Available colors: Ivory over Soft Blush (pictured above), Ivory. Available sizes: 0-28.

Contemporary To Traditional…and Every Style In Between

New York Bride & Co. has the bridal selection to suit every unique taste. From two-piece jumpsuit options to the most elaborate ballgowns, simple and elegant sheaths to black wedding gowns, our talented team keeps the store stocked with a variety of samples in a range of sizes. Stop by the salon with no appointment needed to browse the latest Spring 2019 collections for our top designer lines.

Ok, lets see more of what this year’s trendiest weddings have in store:

Many couples will continue to buck wedding traditions for almost every aspect of their big day, swapping flower arrangements in vases for floral installations, opting for more unique ways to display food, and incorporating fabrics like velvet in their decor.

From interactive food stations where guests can customize snacks to two-piece bridal gowns, here’s what weddings will probably look like in 2019.

Edible wedding favors will be another huge trend.

Ideas for food- and drink-related favors include artisan olive oils, custom hot sauces, and special spice blends, to name a few. Continue reading at This Is Insider


Kenneth Winston, style 1809: Enhance your hourglass figure with this flattering wedding dress. Embroidered Cotton lace patterns feature from head-to-toe with this English Net and stretch lining bridal design. Elegant straps provide comfort and showcase a plunging neckline and matching back. Available colors: Almond/Ivory/ Silver (pictured above), Ivory/Ivory/Silver, White/White Silver.

You Never Need An Appointment at NYB&Co.

We understand how frustrating it can be to book a bridal appointment months in advance…only to have zero bridesmaids available or not be feeling your best on appointment day. Hence, we welcome you to come shop whenever it suits you best. Skip the annoying appointment and just drop by, knowing that our dedicated team of best bridal consultants is ready to serve you. It’s just one of the special ways NYB&Co. keeps wedding shopping fun and hassle free.

From floral patterns and prints on dresses to unique fabrics such as velvet, 2019 promises to be a year of exciting wedding trends:

Plants and herbs are decorating tables.

Instead of traditional flowers, Ali Philips of Engaging Events by Ali in Chicago, shared that couples are still looking to include greenery in their reception décor, but are selecting something other than foliage. “Greenery in the form of plants and herbs in modern vessels are going to be decorating reception tables in 2019. White ceramic, black ceramic and wood boxes are some of the modern-style containers being used.”

Couples are choosing upgraded linens with lots of textures.

It’s not just plants, herbs and ceramic and wooden vessels that will enhance the look of wedding reception tables. For wedding trends in 2019, linens are going beyond basic white. “Instead of a solid color tablecloth and napkin, rental companies have a diverse selection of textured linens to choose from,” says Ali Philips of Engaging Events by Ali. Trimmed in lace, frayed edges and embellished with beads and ribbons are some of the distinctive ornaments to give linens an upgrade. Wedding Wire has more awesome ideas to check out for to help make your wedding and reception ultra personalized.

Hollywood-Inspired Vintage Wedding Dresses

Maggie Sottero, style Claudia: Featuring Aldora Crepe, this fit-and-flare wedding gown is soft and fabulous. Enjoy the jeweled neckline and cold-shoulder sleeves for a romantic touch. The dress comes with an Aldora Crepe belt, but consider purchasing the jeweled belt with satin ribbon and Swarovski crystal detailing (sold separately). Available colors: All Ivory (pictured above). Available sizes: 0-28.

NYB&Co. of Syracuse Welcomes Vintage-Loving Brides

If your wedding vision won’t be complete without a sophisticated, vintage-inspired bridal gown, we’ve got the selection and prices you desire. New York Bride & Co. has an expansive collection of exquisite wedding dresses and bridesmaid gowns that will enhance any wedding vibe. Come check out our latest collections. Discover more about vintage style below:

Vintage Wedding Dresses

Inspired by iconic elements of glamorous Old Hollywood, these vintage style wedding dresses glimmer with geometric metallic embellishments, subtle sequins, and opalescent pearls. Drawing inspiration from quintessential elements of the 1920s, these vintage wedding dresses encompass Neo-classic columns, Art Deco designs, and jewelry-inspired beading. Read more from Maggie Sottero

Essense Of Australia, style d2124: Sleek, detailed sleeves and rich lace help this wedding gown capture the glamour of old Hollywood. Lace swirls combine with an elegant V-neckline and illusion bodice. Buttons along the wrist and the heirloom lace train offer extra special features. Crepe and lace combine with clear beading to add an extra shimmer. Available in a variety of sizes. Available colors: Ivory Gown with Ivory Tulle Illusion, Ivory Gown with Porcelain Tulle Illusion, Ivory Gown with Java Tulle Illusion, White Gown with White Tulle Illusion, White Gown with Porcelain Tulle Illusion and White Gown with Java Tulle Illusion.

Love Your Wedding Dress

Our team of committed and professional bridal consultants have just one goal in mind when they’re assisting you. It’s to create a warm and supportive bridal shopping experience in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Our stellar selection of magical dresses — for brides and bridesmaids alike — and phenomenal pricing means that everyone in your bridal party will find an outfit they will cherish for years.

If vintage glam is part of your wedding theme, you’ll want to read the following post:

Vintage Wedding Dresses

Vintage wedding dresses are having a major moment in the bridal world. Playing a starring role is luxurious antique lace fabrics: a bridal classic made fresh for the modern bride. Beading takes center stage in vintage wedding dresses as linear bead work and sparkling art deco inspired gems highlight timeless silhouettes and give a hint of Old Hollywood elegance. Read more from Essense Designs

Morilee, style Lynette 8288: Feminine Alencon Lace appliques combine with Chantilly Lace to create this supremely romantic wedding gown. Cap sleeves, a jewel neckline and an open keyhole back are eye-catching details. This wedding dress is available in three length options: 55”, 58”, and 61”. Available colors: Ivory/Champagne (shown above), White or Ivory. Available sizes: 0-28.

Bridal Inspirations Are Everywhere At NYB&Co.

We can’t wait to share our latest collections with you. Our staff is ready to help you find your dream dress! Every option you need you’ll find here under one roof.

Learn more about creating your vintage style:

Weave a vintage-inspired hair comb through your updo.


You can’t go wrong with classic roses and peonies. Cascading greenery adds a vintage vibe.

Add a piece of heirloom jewelry to your bouquet.

Guest Book

Ask your guests to type their well-wishes for you on a retro typewriter. Read more at Bridal Guide

Visit New York Bride & Co. in Syracuse Today

It’s time to make your wedding vision a reality. Come to the premier wedding salon in Syracuse to see our latest wedding gowns with no appointment needed. We’ll help you navigate the racks when you arrive. See you and your wedding party soon.


Marilyn Monroe certainly got it right when she performed her most famous song. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — especially on her wedding day. However, choosing accessories for yourself and/or your bridal party can become a daunting task. Let New York Bride & Groom assist you on your search for the perfect necklace, earrings, bracelets (and more) to achieve your dream day look.

Before shopping, determine what piece of jewelry you are looking for and what kind of statement you want that piece to make. Many brides base this decision on their personality. If they are naturally dramatic or love being the center of attention, their accessories are often large, chunky statement pieces — like thick rhinestone chokers or opera length necklaces. More reserved and classic brides tend to gravitate toward modest drop earrings or delicate pieces like diamond bangle bracelets. Search for accessories that fit who you are and complete the look you wish to achieve on your day.

Cuts, styles and embellishment on dresses also play a role in choosing accessories. For example, if you have a high-cut neckline, or lots of sparkle on your dress already, many brides choose to go a more natural route and opt for classic diamond studs or small diamond chandelier earrings.

When in doubt, turn to Hollywood for some inspiration. Sure, the starlets have access to the world’s finest jewels, made by the world’s most fabulous jewelers, but you can get their look by shopping for similar styled items. Looking through pictures of the latest awards shows like the Oscars or Grammys can inspire you and also educate you on the current trends.

Actresses and performers set the bar high when it comes to accessories and you can too just by looking around a bit. Vendors such as Bel Aire Bridal have beautiful pieces. Notice that item number J2009 looks very similar to Mariska Hargitay’s stones.

Visit New York Bride & Groom to find the perfect jewelry for your special day. Because, square cut or pear shape — these rocks don’t lose their shape, diamonds are a girl’s best friend!

Celebrating The Beauty Of Wedding Accessories

Bel Aire Bridal, Rhinestone Tie Headband, style 6622: Enjoy this twinkling, open-design rhinestone headband. Silver filigree shimmers with radiant stones and an intricate, weave design. The headband features sparkling satin ties to ensure complete comfort. Personalize your hairstyle and your bridal look with this radiant accessory. Available in Silver. Note the model is also wearing the V8334 1-tier elbow veil with Swarovski rhinestone edge.

Settle Every Last Detail At NYB&Co.

Trying on your bridal accessories along with your wedding gown makes finding the perfect finishing touches much easier. Seeing the complete vision will help you determine if you are choosing something too plain or too busy. It is easy to fall in love with a variety of gorgeous options, from headpieces to earrings to bracelets. The key is finding the ones that best fit your look. We love the fantastic selection that Bel Aire Bridal offers. Learn more about this expansive collection:

As a company, Bel Aire Bridal strives to create a special treasure for every bride. From glittering tiaras to romantic combs, vintage headwraps to sparkling hair pins, we have a look for you! Bridal veils range from simple ribbon or cut edges and dainty, beaded designs to lace trims and extensively embroidered masterpieces. Our diverse line offers pieces at various price points to accommodate different budgets, as we realize that no two weddings—or brides—are alike!

Bel Aire Bridal 2-Tier Veil, style V7415C: Classic elegance is yours with this dual two-tier veil design that combines elbow and cathedral length veils. Imagine wearing this headpiece forward for the walk down the aisle and then flipping it back at the altar for a dramatic cascading look. A simple ribbon edge completes this gorgeous design. Available colors: white, diamond white, latte or ivory.

Match Your Veil With Your Gown Style

We recommend trying on a variety of veil lengths to determine which best suits your wedding dress and ceremony. Our seasoned bridal consultants can recommend the best veil options to compliment every dress style. We know you’ll enjoy trying on different veils, headpieces and jewelry options at NYB&Co. to polish your look from head to high heel.

Wedding Ideas Mag has some great accessory options to consider:

There are many ways of accessorizing every dress, it’s simply a case of choosing the right accessories, which are in keeping with your style and overall look. Vintage lace looks fabulous with darker, silver accessories, as they have a more ornate look.

Choose a vintage-style side tiara that incorporates both crystals and pearls. Pearls are an elegant and traditional way of maintaining a vintage look while crystals set on darker silver give a touch of sparkle without being too modern. Read more at Wedding Ideas Mag


Bel Aire Bridal, Shoulder Jewelry, style SH208: Sparkling shoulder jewelry completely transforms your wedding attire. This option pairs well with sweetheart necklines and strapless wedding gowns. Shimmer your way down the aisle with this elegant piece draping your shoulders in front and back. Gorgeous floral patterns, intricate beadwork and appliques are all part of this exquisite accessory. Available in silver.

With more than 15,000 square feet of modern luxury, over 20 dressing rooms and a full staff every day, New York Bride & Co. is the premier bridal salon in Syracuse and the surrounding area. We look forward to serving you soon.

Choosing Your Wedding Flowers

Choosing the flowers for your wedding is a vital step in the process, one that you cannot avoid. That being said, it is crucial for the couple to be open to using different types of flowers for their wedding. This is because some flowers are seasonal and your first choice may not be available for your wedding date.

Luckily, there flowers available year-round. For instance, there are roses, carnations, hydrangeas, orchids, callas and so much more. Remember, the last thing you would want is to limit your options. That being said, it would also be useful for you to take flower seasons into consideration before setting an actual date for your big event.

Of course, the type of flower is one thing but there is also color that must be taken into account. Remember, like most things in nature, the colors of flowers are never really exact. However, you will want to pick the ones that best fit with your overall motif. That is why you should work closely with your florist so that they can help you better understand the specific undertones and the different flower varieties.

These are just two of the things you need to take into account when choosing wedding flowers.


If we asked: Has the run-up to your wedding day felt like everything has been set to fast-forward? We have no doubt you would respond with a resounding “Yes!” Life seems to move at double (triple?) speed when you’re trying to pull together all the details of the ceremony, the reception and the honeymoon. It starts to feel like every day is getting shorter and shorter the closer you get to the finish line.

We kind of hate to say it, but just wait — the day of the wedding will feel like time is moving at the speed of light. With so many details to be handled in those precious few hours immediately before, during and after your walk to the altar, you’ll need to have an extremely organized plan going in to pull it all off seamlessly.

Thankfully, the great folks at Wedding Ideas magazine have come through for you in a big way on this. More than just a plan for the wedding day, on their website they have published a fantastic timed schedule for doing practically everything you can think of that needs to be done. The itinerary begins five hours before the ceremony with some light breakfast suggestions and concludes with you and your husband’s exit from the reception nearly 15 hours later.

To see the full schedule, click HERE.



“Sex and the City” fans will recall that infamous scene in the first feature film when Charlotte questions Carrie about the item in her hair. “It was a bird!” Carries cries, “I put a bird in my hair for him!” While you may not want to go as far as fashion forward Carrie went to look fabulous on her wedding day, feathers are definitely an accessory you can have fun with and make a fashionable statement.

Feathers are often worn in brides’ hair. Whether they are small and single, or used as an accent piece underneath a flower hair clip, they add texture, glamour and a modern appeal to a wedding day look. Feathers look great in textured and tousled hair — like corkscrew curls or loose waves, since the hair is already voluminous and in glamor girl mode. They also appear frequently attached to head bands. These feathery accessories are carried by designers that can be found at New York Bride & Groom.

Some brag-worthy hair accessories can be found in Bel Aire Bridal’s line. Style number 1951 is made up of roses, feathers and rose sprays that sit on a comb to be easily placed on your sculpted up-do. Another great feather accessory in the line is comb number 1956. It’s comprised of organza flower petals with feathers intermittently placed among them.

Feathers are also spotted on dresses. Some are adorned around the bride’s bust line, or gracefully fall off the shoulder line. It is also trendy to wear them lining the bottom portion of your dress to create fullness, drama and consistency.  Designer Maggie Soterro’s Kristen dress has a pretty feather and flower embellishment that sits strategically above the hip of the gown.

Think about letting the feathers fly on your wedding day — they are fun, flirty and fantastically fabulous!