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Top 10 Black Bridesmaid Dresses

It’s no secret that black bridesmaids dresses are becoming increasingly popular these days (and not to mention- so chic and totally classic). So we decided to round up our top 10 black bridesmaids dresses of the season! We hope you enjoy (and end up wearing one day!)

Alvina Valenta Bridesmaids, style 9333

Black dupioni soft fluted bridesmaid gown.  Strapless neckline with architectural cascading and structured peplum at natural waist, asymmetrical seam placement throughout skirt.

Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5319

Black chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, cross over draped V-neckline, empire bodice Black Chantilly lace cap sleeve and covered back. (you must take a peek at it!)

Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5307

Onyx crinkle chiffon A-line bridesmaid gown, curved gathered neckline, natural waist, racer back.

Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5308

Black textured linen A-line bridesmaid gown, V-neckline front and back, draped band at natural waist.

Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5332

Black textured linen over Mink lining strapless A-line bridesmaid dress, natural waist with gathered skirt.

Jim Hjelm Occasions, style 5322

Black tulle over Black lining strapless A-line bridesmaid dress, draped bodice, gathered natural waist with Black and White basket weaved ribbon belt.

Noir by Lazaro, style 3331

Black laser cut lace cocktail dress, organza sweetheart bodice with spaghetti straps, flounce skirt.

Noir by Lazaro, style 3336

Black laser cut lace gown, black organza sweetheart bodice with spaghetti straps, laser cut lace peplum, A-line organza skirt.

Noir by Lazaro, style 3332

Black laser cut lace cocktail dress, black organza sweetheart bodice, pencil skirt. Belt sold separately.

Noir by Lazaro, style 3335

Black mikado trumpet gown with plunging V-neck halter, black horsehair ribbon with organza flower accent at waist.

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Happy Holidays, love JLM Couture

Sketch by Jim Hjelm Designer, Francesca Pitera

Sketch by Lazaro

Sketch by Alvina Valenta designer, Jessica Williams

Sketch by Hayley Paige

We love getting festive this time of year! Which holiday sketch is your favorite? Comment with your answer of:

1. Francesca’s

2. Lazaro’s

3. Jessica’s

4. Hayley’s

We will tally on Monday (Christmas Eve) and announce the winner!

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Bridals by Lori Occasions Trunk Show

Have you heard of a little show called… eh hem… Say Yes to the Dress? We sure do hope so- because there will be a Jim Hjelm Occasions trunk show at Bridals by Lori this very weekend! All you sweet southern bridesmaids need to butter up those darling brides and make your appointment! They will be showing  the gorgeous new Spring 2013 styles that you will be able to sift through, try on, and fall in love with. We hope you are able to make it!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wasn’t yesterday Halloween? Time sure is flying.

We here at JLM Couture in New York and JLM Couture Bridal Boutique in West Hollywood would like to wish all of our lovely brides, stores, friends and family a very Happy Thanksgiving. We hope you spend it giving thanks around a table of delicous food and good company.

Cheers!

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Jim Hjelm Occasions Trunk Show

We are very excited to announce that Bridal Beginning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be hosting a Jim Hjelm Occasions trunk show this weekend! They will be showcasing some of the best styles from the Spring 2013 collection and we think you are your girls are just going to love them!

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Behind the Scenes at JLM Couture Show

We are so excited to be sharing these images with you today! The JLM Couture 25th Anniversary Press Show took place on October 12, at Cedar Lake Studio’s in Manhattan. It was one truly incredible event. We are so grateful and thankful for all who attended, and hope you had an amazing time. Here is to 25 more years of bridal bliss!

We had an incredible hair and make up team thanks to Aveda!

Aren’t these ‘Get Social’ postcards the cutest? Big, big thank you to Molly Jacques Illustration!

A bubbly, tasty delight for all our guests thanks to our amazing sponsor Martini!

Randy Fenoli, Bridal Expert and Star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress, Randy to the Rescue & author of It’s All About the Dress pictured with Mon Amie Bridal Salon, and Michael Landry, Randy Fenoli Executive Director.

Lazaro Director of Sales, Cyndy Starer, and our very own JLM Couture President, Joe Murphy.

Mr. Lazaro Perez with JLM President Joe Murphy

JLM President Joe Murphy with Alvina Valenta designer, Jessica Williams!

Our beautiful models getting prepped for an amazing event!

Hayley Paige herself, Joe Murphy, and Jim Hjelm designer Francesca Pitera!

Amy Wilkins of Martha Stewart smiling for the camera with JLM Couture Presient Joe Murphy.

Stars of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta, Bridals by Lori team Lori Allen and Monte Durham pictured with Joe Murphy, Cyndy Starer and Jennifer Raspante.

One Wed Editoral Director Azure Nelson pictured with JLM Couture President Joe Murphy

Getting closer to show time!

Lights….

…camera…

…ACTION!

And there is more where this came from…stay tuned!

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JLM Couture Celebrates 25th Anniversary

It is now Tuesday evening and another year has come and gone. Bridal Market for JLM Couture is officially over. We started with an amazing event Friday evening (lots of photos to be posted on our facebook pages!) followed by 3 days of craziness in our showroom. We are so thankful for all of the support we’ve received from our stores, amazing publications, and dear friends over the past few days. Without you none of this would be possible and we love you all!


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Lazaro Wednesday, week 3!

We’ve been sharing a whole lot of bridal love around here, and today we decided to share a fashionable dose of bridesmaid! Patterns for Noir by Lazaro= one stylish bridesmaid.

 

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Chicago in Lazaro Bridal

You can imagine our excitement when we received these wedding photos in our inbox from some of our favorite people (those people being Bridal Expo Chicago!) We think Jilliane looks picture perfect in this Lazaro 3063  wedding gown. And we (as usual) love the all black bridesmaids in Lazaro 3089!

Venue: Renaissance Blackstone, Chicago

Purchased Gown and Bridesmaids dresses at:
Bella Bianca Bridal Couture in Oakbrook Terrace

Photographer: Braxton Black

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JLM Couture Designer Day Preview!

Happy Friday! We come with some fun news: We have our count down’s weekly line up all ready for you! Here is what the next 4 weeks will look like!

Monday: Alvina Valenta Bridal & Bridesmaids

Tuesday: Hayley Paige & Blush

Wednesday: Lazaro & Noir by Lazaro

Thursday: Tara Keely

Friday: Jim Hjelm & Occasions

On each of the assigned days we will be bringing you behind the scenes with that collection. By the time October rolls are we will all be itching to see the gowns up close and personal!

 

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