Kenneth Winston, style 1753: If an unforgettable, elegant entrance is what you desire, Kenneth Winston delivers time and again. This stunning gown offers a unique train and exquisite crystal detailing throughout. Fabric colored buttons begin where the split style straps end. Simply magical. Available sizes: 2-28 with custom sizing available. Available colors: Ivory/Ivory Silver (pictured above), Light Gold/Ivory Silver, White/White Silver.

NYB&Co. Syracuse overflows with luxurious wedding dresses that will make you smile with delight. Bejeweled detailing and hand-sewn crystals guarantee that you will radiate beauty as you float down the aisle in graceful style. It’s not hyperbole to say that the designers behind our impressive ready-to-wear selection seem to outdo themselves every season.

NYB&Co. is a luxury ready-to-wear salon. Think of us as the upscale alternative to the bargain wedding dress vendors. (You know the down-market shops we’re talking about.) The wedding gowns we carry are beautifully designed, painstakingly constructed and embellished for maximum impact, but they remain financially accessible.

On the top end of the spectrum, you have couture dresses. We know that many of you have heard the term “couture” but you may not know much about the concept beyond the fact that these one-off creations are prohibitively expensive. If you’ve ever wondered about the hallmark features of a couture wedding dress, here’s a crash course in Couture Basics 101:

It’s come to our attention that couture’s confusing. Clothes don’t earn the label just because they debut in Paris, or because they walk a runway on Lara Stone’s back, or because they cost an obscene amount of money. To design couture, to become a couturier, one must be certified by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture and follow these rules:

Design made-to-order for private clients, with one or more fittings.

Have an atelier in Paris that employs at least 15 full-time employees.

Each season present a collection comprised of at least 35 looks for both day and night. Continue reading at Fashionista

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Sottero and Midgley, style Maui 9574: This sexy sheath offers a plunging neckline and the ultimate glam. Featuring an open back with crystal buttons and delicate Swarovski crystals throughout. If you ever thought sheaths had to be plain and simple, this dress will set you straight. Available sizes: 0-28. Available colors: Light Gold/Pewter Accent (pictured), White and Ivory/Pewter Accent.

Custom Alterations Create a Couture Fit

Every bride wants to look and feel fantastic on her most special day. One of the ways to ensure that you have this experience is to wear a beautiful wedding dress that fits spectacularly. A gown that’s tailored to perfection will create an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind vision that’s as stunning as any couture dress. The experts in our Alterations department can customize your gown to fit you like a glove, as well as add, remove or redesign aspects of dress to match your dream. It’s the luxury of couture for the cost of ready-to-wear.

Morilee Designer Madeline Gardner Scores Again

Madeline Gardner, the designer of record for Morilee Bridals and its specialty brands, has unveiled her new AF Couture Collection and it’s a winner. Here’s what the powers-that-be at the label have to say:

About the AF Couture Collection

You’ve found the one you love, but now it’s time to find the dress you love. With our AF Couture Collection, the incredibly talented designer Madeline Gardner will leave you breathless with her timeless designs.

What do you get when you mix modern chic with sophisticated elegance? For starters you’ll find crystal beaded bodices blended with sweeping skirts of rich organza and tulle. You will be in awe of our delicate netting and glamorous embroidery. Our deep illusion necklines that flow gracefully into layers of lace and crystals will leave you wanting more.

The fit of your wedding dress is as important as its beauty. With our experience and impeccable taste in design and details, our AF Couture Collection aims to please all around. We want our brides to radiate from the inside out, starting with how beautiful and sophisticated they feel in one of our gowns.

Weddings are a decadent affair and your dress should be equally luxurious. We think it’s time you start indulging. More details at Morilee

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Morilee Bridals, style 1341: Chantilly lace, metallic embroidery and awe-inspiring appliqués — this wedding dress has it all. Feel secure dancing the night away with these lovely embellished cap sleeves. The sexy, open back adds even more drama to this spectacular wedding gown. Available length options: 55″, 58″ and 61″. Available colors: Light Gold/Silver, Ivory/Silver and White/Silver.

We invite you to come to NYB&Co. and discover haute couture style at ready-to-wear pricing. Our vast selection of designer wedding dresses will ensure that you have a plethora of impeccable garments to to try on and choose from. Our talented bridal consultants will be standing by to answer any questions or concerns. We look forward to working with you and your entire wedding party for bridesmaid dresses, rental tuxedos and accessories.