Olivia Palermo on Her Wedding Look: 'You're Not Going to See Me in a Huge Cupcake Dress'

05/06/2014 at 12:33 PM ET

Olivia Palermo wedding dresses Brides Courtesy Brides

We pegged Olivia Palermo as the type of bride to know exactly what kind of dress she wants. And as it turns out, we were right. The fashion-forward star models eight different bridal styles in the June/July issue of Brides magazine, and opens up about her wedding day vision.

“First, I’ll consider what the venue is and what the feel is,” she shares. “But no matter where I marry, you’re not going to see me in a huge cupcake dress. As beautiful as they are, they’re just not me.”

When it comes to accessories, she plans to keep things fun in the footwear department. “A great pair of shoes, always — Aquazzura is a favorite. I love a white stiletto, and it’s very on trend right now, but that may be where I do color.”

Related: Why Olivia Palermo won’t be wearing a crop top this season

Olivia Palermo wedding dresses Brides Courtesy Brides

The star also opened up about the romantic engagement video her fiancé, model Johannes Huebl, shared on Instagram. “I’m a visual person, so a video was our special touch. And we both love music, so it had to have a cool song.”

Palermo, who usually keeps mum on her personal life, said the key to their successful relationship is mutual respect.

“We understand and respect each other, and we make each other better people,” she explained. “It also helps that we both work in fashion and can travel together. We get to see the world through each other’s eyes.”

And wedding planning has only made their bond stronger. “At the end of the day, it’s about the two of us, and that’s the most important thing. People shouldn’t lose sight of that.”

Check out some BTS footage from her shoot below. Tell us: What dress do you picture her in?

–Brittany Talarico

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Sarah S. on

Sorry if I’m out-of-the-loop, but what is a cupcake dress? I’m only familiar with wedding dress shapes like trumpet, fit-and-flare, sheath, etc.

Debbie on

Sarah it would be the ballgown style. I hear it at work all the time. I thought the same thing when I first heard it.

katy on

I thought it was called a meringue dress – like the dessert.

mrsmass on

I know this chick was some snobby coworker on one of the mtv shows, but what else does she do? Why is she being called a star?

Lauren on

Can’t say she’s a star but she does have impeccable taste in fashion

Sue on

I was hoping she would say mermaid. I despise meaid dresses. :)

Nele on

Wow she is the most gorgeous and her hubby to be, too! They will make the most beutiful babies ❤️❤️❤️

Tanya on

This dress doesn’t look cupcake shape at all.

Anonymous on

She is fashion forward

Anonymous on

Great taste in Fashion!

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