April 23, 2010— -- Most of the styles we all wear got their start on the runways of fashion week. For brides, that inspiration comes from the "bridal market," where all the hottest wedding gown designers show their latest creations.
The editor-in-chief of Brides magazine, Millie Martini Bratten, gave "Good Morning America" a sneak peek of the latest trends you'll be seeing at your local bridal shop or on someone you know who is walking down the aisle soon.
The runway dresses are stylistically very bold, Bratten said, but they indicate where the trends are going and provide lots of inspiration for designers and brides alike.
Bratten also announced that Brides magazine once again is inviting fashionistas and amateur designers to create America's most beautiful wedding gown as part of the Operation Dream Dress Contest. You could win $10,000 and the chance to see your dress on the cover of Brides magazine and manufactured nationwide by David's Bridal.
To enter the Operation Dream Dress Contest, go to OperationDreamDress.com.
CLICK HERE to see last year's dream dress winner!
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