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Brides Magazine February 2014 Archives - New Orleans Weddings - Reception, Venue & Planning

Getting Started on Wedding Planning? Subscribe to Brides!

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Jan 242014

Photo: David Slijper/CLM

If you're anything like us, you can't stop staring at Coco Rocha expertly modeling a brand-spankin'-new Truly Zac Posen wedding dress on Brides' February/March 2014 cover! But in case you missed it, our biggest issue of the year is still on newsstands—meaning it's as easy as popping over to the nearest bookstore or drugstore to get your hands on it. Want to make sure you never miss an issue? Subscribe to Brides and it will be delivered to your doorstep.

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Peek Inside Brides’s February/March Issue Cover Party with Zac Posen and Coco Rocha!

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Jan 092014
Keija Anna Coco Zac Brides cover party

(From left to right: Keija Minor, Anna Wintour, Coco Rocha, and Zac Posen), Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

We at Brides love any excuse to raise a glass of something bubbly, so last night we threw a party at Bill's Food and Drink in Manhattan to celebrate the release of our February/March issue.

Zac Coco Brides cover party

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

Supermodel Coco Rocha was there looking insanely pretty (and extremely tall) in a flirty red frock and stilettos, canoodling in equal measure with her adorbs hubby-manager James Conran and her BFF, Zac Posen. One of Gwyneth and Claire's go-to designers, Zac had dressed Coco for our cover in a gown from Truly Zac Posen, his first-ever bridal line (which he shared exclusively with us!).

Selita Ebanks DJ Kiss Brides cover party Andrew Rannells Mike Doyle Brides cover party

(Top: Selita Ebanks and DJ Kiss, Bottom: Andrew Rannells and Mike Doyle), Photos: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

Brides Editor in Chief Keija Minor, circulated through Bill's—a cozy renovated speakeasy—chatting with Anna Wintour, Condé Nast's artistic director, model Selita Ebanks (in a sick red patent-leather skirt), DJ Kiss, and Girls actor Andrew Rannells (season three starts this Sunday!). Guests enjoyed lobster rolls and mini burgers, and warmed up on Brides's signature drink, the Five Carat Fizz (a prosecco-rum-ginger cocktail that packed a gentle wallop), before piling on the layers and heading back out into the Polar Vortex.


Photo: David Slijper/CLM

Pick up a copy of Brides's February/March 2014 issue on newsstands now!

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Zac Posen on His Brand-New Bridal Line and Shooting Brides’ February/March Cover with Supermodel and BFF Coco Rocha!

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Dec 262013
Brides February March 2014 Cover with Coco Rocha

Photo: David Slijper/CLM

Our February/March issue is finally here! And, in addition to all of Brides' stunning wedding day inspiration, advice, and tools that appear in each issue, we have an exclusive look at Zac Posen's upcoming wedding dress collection, Truly Zac Posen, available exclusively in David's Bridal stores in February 2014. Better yet, we nabbed supermodel, social media star, and one of Zac's BFF's, Coco Rocha, to wear one of his ultra body-skimming and feminine designs as our cover model! Aside from the playful pair's jaw-dropping spread in book, we spoke to Zac, fashion all-star and eveningwear genius, to get all of the details on his new bridal line, his friendship with Coco (he even designed her custom wedding dress back in 2010), and what it was like shooting the cover.

Zac Posen Coco Rocha Brides February March Issue

Photo: David Slijper/CLM

Brides: What was it like shooting the Brides cover with Coco? Any highlights from shoot day?

Zac Posen: It was an incredibly fun day! I loved dancing around with my dear friend. We were reliving the day of her wedding, trying on different dresses, veils, jewelry and bouquets. Every moment was a celebration of friendship, style, and bridal glamour.

Brides: From where did you draw inspiration for your designs? Was the gown you created for Coco a launching point?

ZP: Truly Zac Posen is my love note to a bride on her most beautiful day. That was the starting point of my collection. I try to push design boundaries using new draping and fabric manipulation techniques every time I approach a new design. Coco's wedding dress was my very emotional and unique love note to a dear friend who means the world to me.

Brides: What are you most excited about your new David's Bridal line?

ZP: First and foremost, I'm excited about the possibility to offer beautiful gowns to an exceptionally diverse array of women at affordable prices. The bridal collection is offered from sizes 0 to 26, while the social occasion dresses range from a size 0 to a size 14.

Brides: Frank Sinatra and classic show tunes were playing nonstop during the shoot—what about this style of music and it's theatricality inspires you?

ZP: It's elegant, dramatic, and rooted in modern American glamour.

Brides: What do you hope for this line and would you like to continue working in bridal?

ZP: I had been waiting on the right opportunity to design bridal for a larger audience, and that came along last year. David's Bridal has an unparalleled knowledge of the bridal market, I feel confident about the great future of this partnership. Speaking of the future, I have very high expectations for Truly Zac Posen. We have already started working on forthcoming seasons and I would love to be able to share more details. Stay tuned!

Want more? Of course you do! Check out the behind-the-scenes video from the cover shoot, below. And don't forget to pick up Brides February/March issue, on newsstands now! Including even more insider intel from Zac and Coco—the model muse interviewed her friend and favorite couturier—and Drew Barrymore's first-ever "Ask Drew" column, you won't want to miss it.

—Lauren Frankfort

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Get the Look: Brides’ February/March 2014 Cover

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Dec 242013
Brides February March 2014 Cover with Coco Rocha

Photo: David Slijper/CLM

We know you've been stalking the newsstands in anticipation of Brides' February / March issue. We've been counting down the days as well. You see, ever since we confirmed a certain Coco Rocha as our cover model and a specific style icon--that would be Mr. Zac Posen--as the designer behind Coco's cover look, we've been pinching our collective selves just to make sure we weren't dreaming.

Now that the issue is finally here, we can all rest assured that it wasn't a dream. Coco is, in fact, our gorgeous cover model, and that's a Truly Zac Posen wedding gown she's wearing--a gown you can score at David's Bridal for less than $1300!

The taffeta fit-and-flare wedding dress with crystal embellishments and a tulle skirt is one of several looks in the David's Bridal exclusive collection with Zac Posen. We spoke with the designer to find out what inspired him to create a wedding and special occasions collection for David's Bridal. We even scored an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of Zac and Coco on the set of our cover shoot and fashion spread. Together, they made magic, and this month's cover is proof. (To read the interview and see even more looks from the Truly Zac Posen collection, pick up our February/March issue today!)

Styled by Soraya Dayani and Jed Root with hair by Dennis Devoy/Art Department and makeup by Ayami Nishimura, the cover look came together with a little help from a silk-petal-and-rhinestone-bobby-pin hairpin from Twigs & Honey, white topaz earrings and necklace from Liv Haley Jewelry and Tiffany & Co. diamond engagement ring. It's one of the most exciting looks our team has put together thus far, but definitely just the tip of the fashion iceberg that is our February / March issue.

For even more gorgeous wedding inspiration pick up a copy of our February/March issue, on newsstands now! You can also score a free digital edition by entering 2 Tablets-a-Day Giveaway from now thru January 6th.

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