The Plunge: Top Ten Rules for Taming Your Guest List

by Azure

A couple of times a month we like to let our good friends at The Plunge give you some advice for your grooms. This time, they tackle the difficult subject of how to reduce your guest list in order to save your wedding budget. Now, I don't...

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Another Eco-Chic Fresh Flower Alternative: Felt Bridal Bouquets!

by Azure

I am officially obsessed! As "going green" becomes a priority to many, this eco-friendly focus has opened up a whole new world to wedding planning couples. We've already dished on stunning vintage-chic brooch bouquets and paper wedding...

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Wednesday Winner’s Wishlist: Giveaways, Discounts & Contests

by Azure

Don’t forget, our fabulous Savvy Steal this week is a retro-chic birdcage veil! If you need to buy gifts for your flower girl or ring bearer, this is a great time of year to do it. Lots of department stores have Easter specials on...

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Bridal Beauty From Essie: Love And Color, The Perfect Marriage

by Azure

I love that more and more companies (White House Black Market & Urban Outfitters are prime examples)are catering specifically to engaged gals, and coming out with extra special collections just for brides-to-be! This season's Wedding...

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Insider Tip: Save Money on Your Bridal Alterations

by Azure

As we mentioned, we went to the National Bridal Market here in Chicago this week. This show is really meant as a way for designers to show their new wedding dresses to the bridal store buyers. I sat in on a fashion show, and heard a little...

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Bridal Fashion Style Watch: All The Latest Wedding Dress Trends!

by Azure

Chicago's National Bridal Market was a great experience. It's always fun to see the latest and greatest wedding dresses from some of our favorite designers. This year's market was interesting, as there were a few undeniable bridal style...

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Wedding Trend Alert: Comfort Food and Wine Pairings

by Azure

If you’ve been following our articles about the Top Ten Wedding Trends for 2010 you know that wedding food is getting back to basics. That means fewer things are moussed, flambéd or “expressed.” Basic fare like Steak, Chicken and Pot...

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Featured Florida Wedding: Sara and Bryan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by DeLand, Florida wedding photographer, Pilster Photography Sara and Bryan were such a great couple to work with. They were always inviting, open and treated me and the Pilster Photography team like part of the family. I...

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Bubbly Bride: Dispelling Wedding Rumor Of ‘Kush’ Wedding Jobs

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Who did you ask to be your ushers at your wedding, or your reader, or possibly the greeter who hands out the programs? There are a lot of hands that go into making a wedding day run as smoothly as possible and every one...

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Question of the Week: Where Would You Like to Buy a Wedding Dress?

by Azure

You've probably heard the news that White House Black Market and Urban Outfitters are joining J.Crew in being fashionable retailers offering a bridal line. It got me wondering, what store do you see as your wedding style? If you could get...

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Doing The Bridal Style Research So You Don’t Have To!

by Azure

We are off to Chicago's National Bridal Market... to scope out all the latest trends, hot bridal accessories, and more! It’s a tough job, but somebody has got to do it! All so that our lovely savvy scoopers can be in the know on what’s...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: A Beautiful Birdcage Veil for the Retro Bride

by Azure

About OneWed’s Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway One of the biggest trends in wedding this year is vintage glamour! That makes this week’s Savvy Steal, a fabulous birdcage veil, the must-have accessory for this year’s vintage chic...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Helping One Lucky Destination Wedding Bride Along The Way!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week's lucky ducky winner has been selected! And, the winner is... Fiona L! Fiona is walking away with the fabulous Destination Bride book by Lisa Light and adorable jewelry roll from...

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Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot: Jamie and Richie at Red Rock Canyon

by Azure

Featured Pre-Wedding Session by Shannon and Jeremie Hollman of thousand words photography Photographing couples is my absolute favorite thing to do. Engagements, weddings, anniversaries... you name it! There is nothing better than...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- David Fielden

by Azure

About Bride Chic David Fielden's Spring/Summer 2010 collection has a little bit of everything. Short dresses, sheaths, Erte-inspired blousons, and yes, a couple of those grand style ball gowns. Now, I will have to admit, if you're a purist...

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Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight: Elie Saab

by Azure

The 2010 Oscars helped to put designer Elie Saab on my radar in a big way! Rachel McAdams' multicolor Elie Saab Haute Couture gown was probably my favorite from the red carpet, and Elie Saab's wedding dresses definitely don't...

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Inspired By Vintage Brooch Bouquets: Brooch Bridal Hairpieces Coming Soon!

by Azure

Remember our beautiful brooch bouquet post a few weeks back? Well, ever since I feasted my eyes on those gorgeous, vibrant bouquets, I've had brooches on the brain! And thanks to the social media phenomenon that is Twitter, I met the...

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Rockin’ Texas Engagement Session: Jackie and Justin

by Azure

Featured Galveston, TX Engagement Session by Reggie Campbell ofPhenom Photography When this awesome engagement session was sent to us, I couldn't wait to show it off! I asked the Reggie to share some tips on how every couple's...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: The Solution for Family Drama

by Azure

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column, the Wedding Maven attempts to help a stressed out bride by showing her the bigger picture of her family situation, and introducing her to Wedding Pre Par ty as a way of keeping unsolicited opinions...

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The Man Registry: Show Some Team Spirit on the Wedding Day

by Azure

About The Man Registry Once again, one of the greatest times of the year has arrived. March Madness is here and we pity any sports fan that was dumb enough to schedule his wedding on any of the next three weekends. In fact, there are...

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Wednesday Winner’s Wishlist: Giveaways, Discounts & Contests

by Azure

Spring has almost sprung. How about some great deals? Our Savvy Steal this week is for the bride who has a little cabin fever. Comment on any blog post this week for your chance to win a Destination Bride package. 15% off purchase at...

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This Groom Lit It Up: Light Writing Proposal In The Sky!

by Azure

Have you shared your Ultimate Proposal Story for a chance at platinum bling and a getaway to Santorini? If not, get on it! Now until April 9th, we're looking for the most romantic, most creative, most extreme, all around most standout...

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Irish Wedding Customs

by Azure

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We’re all a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day so consider some of these great Irish traditions for your wedding: • One Irish tradition calls for the wedding couple to walk to the church together before...

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