Question of the Week: Is Valentine’s Day Important to You?

by Azure

Valentine's Day is this weekend. How do you feel about Valentine's Day? Is it just a "greeting card holiday" or does it have real meaning for you? Do you think it's a fun day to celebrate love, or a lot of pressure? Do you expect a big gift...

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Top Ten Wedding Trends for 2010

by Azure

We've studied the landscape, interviewed experts and listened to you and now, we proudly unveil our top ten wedding trends for this year! In the coming weeks we'll bring you in-depth explanations of these trends with specific examples and...

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Bubbly Bride: Pre-Gaming Your Wedding… How Many Drinks Are Too Many?

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When your wedding photographer is trying to take your group bridal party picture, where are the groomsmen? Or maybe the bridesmaids snuck off to have a glass of wine or bubbly before walking down the aisle. More than...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Vera Wang For One Rockin’ Bride-To-Be

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway We already hooked up one lucky nearlywed with a signature scent for her wedding day. This Signature Eau De Parfum from Vera Wang is perfect for the classic, girly, romance-loving bride. Since...

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Troublesome Trend In The Wedding Industry: The One Stop Shop

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Craig Sumsky of Cutting Edge Entertainment Since the ‘recession’ began, I’ve seen a growing trend in the ‘one stop shop’ business model amongst wedding and event professionals. More and more vendors who...

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Get The Look: Beautiful Bridal Makeup!

by Azure

Wouldn't you love to duplicate this beautiful bridal look for your big day? Well, you are in luck! One of our favorite wedding photographers, Kristen Weaver, also does fashion shoots, and decided to do one bridal look for this recent shoot....

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Epic Save the Date Video vs. Traditional Save the Date

by Azure

Happy Monday! If you're engaged, someone has probably already sent you this "Epic Save the Date" video. If not, you really have to watch it now! What do you think? Have video Save the Dates replaced magnets, beach balls and post cards...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Two Fab Prizes From Exclusively Weddings!

by Azure

Wondering who this week's Savvy Steals winner is?? The beautiful Austrian Crystal Toasting Flutes and adorable Damask Tote from Exclusively Weddings go to... Joey Y! Congrats, Joey!! Don't forget to share your engagement story with...

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If You Dare: A Honeymoon Adventure In An Ice Hotel!

by Azure

Have you done the beach, sand and sun thing one too many times, and are looking for something totally different for your Honeymoon? If so, we've got the inside scoop on Hôtel de Glace (an ice hotel in Québec, Canada!) in our Advice...

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Bride Chic: Window Shopping: Getting The Most Out Of Your Wedding Dress Search

by Azure

About Bride Chic The dream starts at the shop window. In the old days--before the Internet and 'online' even existed, window shopping was the best way to begin the gown search. Department stores were once the number one arena for gown...

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Sustainable Wedding Menu? There’s an App for That!

by Azure

As I mentioned before, I’m on a mission to justify the fact that I bought an iphone by using it to help you with your wedding. I have a new justification! If you’re interested in eating in a way that’s not just healthy for you, but...

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Advice From An Expert Wedding Photographer: Rockin’ The Ring Shot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Danielle Murphy Photography Do you love the unique ways photographers are capturingwedding rings? From putting them on cupcakes, to flowers, to the high heels of wedding shoes? There are many creative ways to...

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Amy Kuschel: Gorgeous, Romantic, Classic Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you checked out our awesome new wedding dress gallery?? If not, take a look... I promise you won't be disappointed! After pouring over 3,000+ dress photos from over 200 designers, I think it's safe to say I know my wedding dresses!...

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Ask the Experts: Are Referral Fees Ethical?

by Azure

Ask the Experts is our weekly check in with a panel of wedding professionals. Each week the expert panel answers a question about wedding planning or wedding ideas. If you have a question for this panel of planners, photographers, caterers...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: My Parents and Stepparents Are Driving Me Crazy!

by Azure

In this week's Ask the Wedding Maven column a bride writes in with serious stepparent stress. Can the Wedding Maven help her find a way to make sure everyone is happy with their roles in the ceremony? Do you need wedding advice? Do you...

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The Man Registry: Chillax with a Pre-Wedding Movie Night

by Azure

About The Man Registry Believe it or not, date nights don’t have to end once the wedding planning is in full force. In fact, they are actually one of the best stress relievers out there. For all of you brides and grooms busting your...

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Recycled Bride: Reinventing the Registry

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Creative and Earth-Friendly Ways to Get Your Gift On Think your wedding registry options are limited to stockpots, blenders, and china? Think again! There are tons of innovative ways to make your wedding registry more...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Erica

by Azure

I cannot get enough of the photography dream team that is Rothwell Photography (comprised of an adorable husband and wife pair-Sasha and Tim Rothwell). When I first featured their work on the blog, I said (semi-jokingly) to my boyfriend that...

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Calling Chicago Brides: Two Great Bridal Events This Month

by Azure

For those of us in Chicago, the weather somehow makes February into the LONGEST month. But, there are two great events coming up that will keep you warm and toasty inside! 1) The Field Museum is having a special “Bridal Party” to...

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Bubbly Bride: What if You Can’t Afford Your Honeymoon?!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Once the wedding planning begins, almost immediately dreams of exotic locations fill every couples' heads. We all realize weddings are expensive, with all of the money put into weddings where do you find the extra...

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Question of the Week: How Are You Using the Internet to Plan Your Wedding?

by Azure

Obviously, we think the Internet is a great tool for helping brides and grooms plan their weddings. But for our Question of the Week this week we want to know, how are YOU using the Internet? Is it mainly for ideas and inspiration or are you...

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2010 Grammys: More Bridal-Inspired Gowns on the Red Carpet!

by Azure

The Grammys are known for its crazy, out there red carpet looks from the celebs in attendance. Last night's Grammys had its fair share of wacky outfits (Lady Gaga and Katy Perry jumped on this crazy train), but there were also some fabulous...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were...

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Marriage Prep: The Benefits of Pre-Marital Counseling

by Azure

Happy Monday and Happy February. One of the best pieces of wedding advice I’ve ever read is to remember to plan for the marriage, not just the wedding. That’s why we’ve started a new section of our advice column called...

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