Next Great Baker: "Vintage Romance," "Fantasy Princess," and "Hollywood Glam" Dresses Revealed

Brides Behind the Scenes

The heated competition between the contestants wasn't the only aspect of our segment on Next Great Baker that had viewers buzzing. From the flood of comments we received, it seems you guys love the wedding dresses that inspired the contestants' cakes just as much as we do! Read on for more about the three gowns featured in the episode we appeared in this month.


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For the "vintage romance"-inspired look, we chose this slim, one-shoulder Jenny Packham design for its soft cobweb feel. A touch of sparkle makes it perfect for a wedding.


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When considering a "fantasy princess"-themed wedding, we immediately thought of this Ines Di Santo dress. The strapless confection, paired with a heavily beaded bodice and a full skirt, make it the epitome of a girly-girl gown.


Photo by Lucy Schaeffer/BRIDES

The graphic embellished bodice and simple Empire-waist skirt on this Ugo Zaldi gown provide a sophisticated and sleek look with a bit of art-deco influence—perfect for a glamorous Hollywood-inspired celebration. —Beth Swanson

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