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If you have questions about where to buy select gowns shown during the fashion show, make notes on your program in the space provided and email your questions to info@bridalexpochicago.com or call 847-428-3320 ext. 226 for our concierge help line. If you click on the photos of the gowns to the right, it will take you to that designers website where you can view their complete collection and find an authorized retailer near you.

BR—Bride       BM—Bridesmaid       SO—Social Occasion
Top 2014 Bridal Gowns Featuring
Bridal Expo Chicago and Milwaukee’s Preferred Salons

BR Bri’Zan Couture—Maggie Sottero, Style “Jayla”—Tulle and sequin ball gown with lace appliques, spaghetti straps and sweetheart neckline. Includes detachable grosgrain belt. $$$
BR Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn—Allure Couture, StyleC231—This lovely fitted A-line ball gown features lace applique, embroidery and swarovski crystals on English net. The fitted bodice has a slightly scooped neckline and floral accents at the waist. Shown in Champagne/Blue/Silver. $$
BR Bridal Salon at Macy’s—Demetrios Platinum, StyleDP228—Fit and flare satin gown with sweetheart neckline, ruching throughout, accented with a beaded belt. $$
BR Volle’s Bridal—Allure, Style 9003—An exquisite ball gown in rich satin. The strapless bodice features a sweetheart neckline and flattering ruching while Swarovski crystals encrust the entire bodice. $$
BR Bridal Elegance—Christina Wu, Style 15535—Silky satin low cutout back, beaded necklace detail across the back with beaded detail on train hem. Paneled trumpet skirt, zipper back. $$
BR Bella Bianca Bridal Couture—Victor Harper, Style VH129—Satin strapless fit and flare gown with side draped torso, beaded applique and layered tulle skirt. $$$
BR Le Salon Bridal Boutique—Paradiso Couture, Style “Natasha”—With two tones of ivory and gold antique lace, fit n flare silhouette, dramatic flare to the fluid skirt that floats effortlessly from the gown’s godets. $$$
BR Eva’s Bridal’s International—Amalia Carrara, Style 290—Silk satin ballgown with sweetheart neckline, encrusted bodice and full silk satin skirt with gatheredpanels and beading. $$$$
BR Ultimate Bride—Liancarlo, Style 5806—Embroidered tulle with Swarovski crystals, sweetheart ballgown in shell. Shown with style 9838, beaded pearl/crystal scallop sash in platinum. $$$$

Top 2014 Attendants Featuring
Bridal Expo Chicago and Milwaukee’s Preferred Salons

BM Bri’Zan Couture—Impressions, Style 1726—Royal blue, full length dress, sweetheart neckline. Brooch added for extra sparkle. $
BM Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn—BariJay, Style 556—Short  Jolie Satin dress with strapless princess bust, natural waist with bow and full short skirt in Wisteria. $
SO Bridal Salon at Macy’s—Demetrios Evening, Style M642—Chiffon strapless sweetheart neckline gown with side slit. $$
BM Volle’s Bridal—Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5317—Jade colored floor length dress in chiffon. Gathered at waist with flower accent. $$
BM Bella Bianca Bridal Couture—Alfred Sung, StyleD522—Sleeveless cocktail length dupioni dress with  large flat bow detail at low back. Natural waist, pleated slim skirt with pockets at side seams. $
BM Bridal Elegance—Private Label, Style 220203—Bluechiffon floor-length gown with sweetheart bodice and beaded attached belt. $
BM Le Salon Bridal Boutique—LHC Couture, Style “Harper Rose”—Twisted sweetheart bodice gown with spaghetti straps. A-line skirt is made from silk jersey and comes with banded belt. $$
BM Eva's Bridal International—Love by Enzoani, E1— Peach one-shouldered chiffon floor length gown with beaded one shoulder strap and sweetheart rouched neckline. $$
SO Ultimate Bride—Liancarlo, Style 2349—French tulle gown with metallic appliques on a sequined lining. $$$

David Tutera, Sophia Tolli and James Clifford for Mon Cheri Bridals

BR Sophia Tolli, Style “Olenna”—Asymmetrically pleated tulle wraps and conceals the sweetheart bodice. Sheer tapered tulle shoulder straps feature lace appliqués at the shoulders that spill into a stunning and keyhole back delicately framed by lace appliqués on sheer tulle and finished with diamante buttons. $$
BR Sophia Tolli, Style “Selyse”—Dream taffeta and richly embellished lace marry in mermaid gown Selyse with dropped waist. Sheer tulle and scalloped lace cap sleeves spill into a plunging V-neckline, subtly softening the sweetheart bodice with hand-beaded accent under the bust. $$
BR Sophia Tolli, Style “Brienne”—Stunning lace with pearl detailing signifies this chic slim A-line gown with front and back deep V-necklines. Brienne also offers lace and sheer tulle shoulder straps and a sparkling crystal brooch at the empire waist. $$
BR David Tutera, Style “Isobel”—Sleeveless corded  Chantilly lace, tulle and sequin over satin ball gown wedding dress, illusion and lace bateau neckline over a softly curved corded Chantilly lace bodice with natural waistline, illusion and lace back bodice features crystal button closures, gathered tulle and sparkling sequin skirtwith chapel length train. $$
BR David Tutera, Style “Beryl”—Strapless embroidered lace and tulle over memory taffeta soft mermaid wedding dress, deep sweetheart neckline features hand-beaded illusion modesty piece, delicately beaded and embroidered lace bodice with dropped waistline, matching beaded lace appliqués spill down gathered tulle skirt to chapel length train. $$
BR David Tutera, Style “Crawley”—Venise lace, organza and tulle mermaid wedding dress with lace cap sleeves, deep Queen Anne neckline features an illusion and lace  modesty piece, Venise lace bodice with exaggerated dropped asymmetrical waistline, sheer tulle and lace back bodice with covered button closures, full dramatic ruffled tiered organza and tulle skirt spills into chapel length train. $$
BR James Clifford, Style J11440—Strapless allover lace, three-dimensional Venise lace appliqué and sequin over satin modified mermaid gown with dropped waistline, low curved back bodice, scalloped hemline and chapel length train. $$$
BR James Clifford, Style J11450—Satin ball gown with hand-beaded illusion bateau neckline and embroidered scalloped short sleeves, natural waist bodice encrusted with richly beaded embroidery features an illusion scoop back bodice with crystal button closures. $$$
**Mon Cheri available at Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn.**

The Spring 2014 Collection from Justin Alexander & Justin Alexander Signature

BR Justin Alexander, Style JA 8727—Luxe charmeuse  mermaid silhouette features a Sabrina neckline and a pleated cummerbund. Cowl back is adorned with beading at the shoulder. $$
BR Justin Alexander, Style JA 8708—Alencon lace and tulle fit and flare features an off the shoulder neckline and a drop waist. Gown features a hem lace and has a chapel length train. $$
BR Justin Alexander, Style JA 8709—Tulle ball gown with sweetheart neckline and asymmetrical pleated bodice features a tiered tulle ruffle skirt with organza trim. This style includes a satin belt with a 3D flower that sits at thenatural waist. $$
BR Justin Alexander, Style JA 8726—Beaded embroidered  and corded lace tulle ball gown features a Sabrina illusion neckline. Style has a high beaded illusion back with regal satin buttons and a chapel length train. $$
BR Justin Alexander Signature, Style JS 9733— Re-embroidered Alencon lace fit and flare gown features a beaded sweetheart neckline and cap sleeves. The underskirt has metallic embroidered lace appliques. $$
BR Justin Alexander Signature, Style JS 9742—Silk cotton satin mermaid silhouette features a heavily beaded illusion scoop neckline and cap sleeves. The beading continues throughout the illusion back neckline and jeweled and fabric buttons trail down the chapel length train. $$
BR Justin Alexander Signature, Style JS 9740—Sequins,  pearls, and bugle beads cover the sweetheart neckline and full bodice on this mermaid gown. Tiered laser cut organza creates a soft skirt and a sweep train. $$
BR Justin Alexander Signature, Style JS 9730—Beaded lace over metallic silk creates a fit and flare gown that features a Bateau illusion neckline with 3/4 length sleeves. Bodice is accented with crystals and beading on the neckline, waistline and sleeves. $$$
**Justin Alexander available at these fine retailers: Eva's Bridals of Oak Lawn, Shelley's Bridal Couture of West Dundee and Bridal Elegance of Ottawa.**

Bridesmaids by Alvina Valenta, Jim Hjelm Occasions and Noir by Lazaro

BM Alvina Valenta, Style 9328—Platinum dupioni soft fluted bridesmaid gown. One shoulder sweetheart neckline with structured ruffle detail at front. $
BM Alvina Valenta, Style 9378—Graphite crinkle chiffon floor length bridesmaid gown with ruched bodice. Slim self-band and delicately jeweled fabric flower accent thenatural waist. $
BM Alvina Valenta, Style 9372—Carolina Chantilly lace and  Crinkle Chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown. Lace bodice has a sheer lace peekaboo effect at center front and the pleated crinkle chiffon skirt is accented with a softly ruched waistband. $
BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5357—Blush and Rose  chiffon over ivory lining strapless A-line gown, curved draped neckline, natural waist with gathered skirt. $
BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5368—Plum luminescent chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, Eggplant lace draped illusion bateau neckline and band at natural waist, soft gathered skirt. $
BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5305—Melon chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, cowl draped neckline, natural waist, wrap skirt with side front slit. $
BM Jim Hjelm Occasions, Style 5182—Coral luminescent chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, draped one shoulder neckline, natural waist. $
BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3286—Magenta charmeuse front  and back draped V-neck cowl bridesmaid gown, modified A-line skirt, sweep train. $
BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3377—Cobalt chiffon bridesmaid gown, draped bodice with sweetheart neckline, softly draped tulip skirt. $
BM Noir by Lazaro, Style 3381—Grape mikado trumpet bridesmaid gown, dramatic illusion neckline with floral beaded embroidery, sheer back. $

Affordable Luxury

BR Luna Novias, Style “Esfera”—A sleek, figure-flattering  A-line underdress is the perfect counterpoint to the sheer lace overlay. Satin belt and lace-edged chapel train that softly flows behind. $$
BR Luna Novias, Style "Estambul"—Floral lace edges the hem of the full skirt and dances up the tulle where it  blooms at the bride‘s waist. The shimmer of the beaded lace continues in the bodice. $$
BR Tara Keely, Style TK2354—Ivory Alencon lace fit and flare bridal gown, lace illusion jewel neckline with scoop underlay, ribbon belt at natural waist, tiered tulle skirt with horsehair trim, chapel train. $$
BR Tara Keely, Style TK2358—Sherbet tulle bridal ball gown with sweetheart neckline, Alencon lace off the shoulder overlay with three-quarter sleeves, horsehair belt at natural waist, horsehair hem detail, chapel train. $$
BR Hayley Paige, Style “Carrie”—Ivory english net A·line natural waist bridal gown with draped sweetheart bodice, tiered flounce skirt, crystal straps, keyhole back, and chapel train. $$$
BR Hayley Paige, Style “Don”—Alabaster tulle wedding dress with halter high neck alabaster and crystal bodice, full horse hair flounced skirt, chapel train. $$$$
BR Cristiano Lucci, Style “Nicole”—Elegant and sophisticated Alencon lace, fit and flare gown that is crowned with a seductive hand beaded boat neckline. $$
BR Cristiano Lucci, Style “Vanessa”—Bead-encrusted cap sleeves on an illusion neckline. Beautifully demure at the  front with a sultry open back and dramatic beaded train. $$$
BR Alvina Valenta, Style AV9350—Ivory Silk Satin Organza trumpet bridal gown of cascading horsehair edged tulle. Strapless sweetheart neckline with an Ivory French Alencon lace elongated drop waist bodice. $$$
BR Alvina Valenta, Style AV9366—White/oyster silk faced satin soft fluted bridal gown with an art deco natural waist beaded bodice. $$$

Couture Glamour

BR Lazaro, Style LZ3350—Rose Gold beaded and embroidered floral net slip bridal gown, V neckline, deep V back, chapel train. $$$
BR Lazaro, Style LZ3364—Champagne sparkle tulle bridal ball gown, alencon lace bodice with sweetheart neckline, horsehair belt with Maria Elena crystal brooch at natural waist, circular tulle skirt with cascading horsehair hem, chapel train. $$$$
BR Rivini, Style “Sania”—Ball gown adorned with textural branches of crystals and flowers trailing into a peplum ofsoft diaphanous layers. $$$$$
BR Rivini, Style “Elenette”—Layered geometric lace and sequin strapless jumpsuit; features a removable fur stole. $$$$$
BR Rosa Clara, Style “Canton”—A chic, strapless, slim  A-line wedding dress with a panel cathedral train at the empire waist accenting the beautiful back of this gown that has a cut-out framed with bows. $$$
BR Rosa Clara, Style “Carmina”—Beautiful wedding dress with a scallop-hemmed, off-the-shoulder, sweetheart neckline belted at the empire waist with flower details. The lace from the bodice trickles down in sections onto the tulle ball gown skirt. $$$
BR Soft by Rosa Clara, Style “Uma”—Reminiscent of old  Hollywood glamour with its beautifully beaded illusion neckline, low back with illusion keyhole, and fit-and-flarecut accented with feathers from the knee down. $$$
BR Matthew Christopher, Style “Sofia”—Silk chiffon bands hug your contours beneath a gorgeous floral lace overlay. The modern sweetheart neckline frames your face, finished with modified chapel-length train. $$$$
BR Matthew Christopher, Style “Gardenia”—A garden of exquisite blooms enfolds you in this romantic masterpiece. Raw-edged silk satin organza flowers cover the strapless bodice, trailing down to a voluminous A-line skirt made of hundreds of flowing petals of organza, finishing in a full chapel-length train. $$$$
BR Liancarlo, Style 5869—Italian embroidery with Swarovski crystals on Chantilly V-neck mermaid gown with illusion back. $$$$
BR Liancarlo, Style 5875—Floral organza cut-work with Swarovski crystals on Chantilly sweetheart mermaid gown with cap sleeves. $$$$
BR Victor Harper Couture, Style VHC285—Strapless tulle and lace bridal ballgown, lace bodice with encrusted bust. Shown in black. $$$$$
BR Victor Harper Couture, Style VHC283—Illusion neck and sleeve encrusted bodice with beaded detail throughout; full ball gown satin skirt. $$$$$

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