Perched in the front row, Emily Ehehalt watched as flashes of ivory ruffles, creamy taffeta and eggshell lace swept by on a runway.
The recently engaged Ehehalt was attending a local bridal fashion show looking for ideas for her January 2012 wedding. But many of the trends being shown now, prime wedding-planning season, might be out of date come April 29, when Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Middleton and Prince William of Wales are scheduled to tie the knot.
"I love her style," Ehehalt said. "I love her ring and dress that she wore to her engagement" announcement.
It follows that Ehehalt, a 27-year-old Federal Hill resident who works in...