Eco-Chic Fall Wedding Style Ideas from Recycled Bride

Posted by Azure on September 13th, 2010
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Autumn is a time to celebrate nature's bounty, and Fall's hottest green weddings will do it with eco-chic style that's lush, bold, and romantic. Think succulents, foliage, and tons of greenery; vintage silver decorations paired with bright jewel-toned accents, and romantic silhouettes. A few ideas to inspire your green Autumn wedding: 1. Adele Wechsler Eco-couture is a perennial favorite among green fashionistas. The Sierrawedding dress is made of certified organic hemp and silk, and features luxurious layers of natural fabric with romantic, ladylike details. Pair it with a bold jewel-toned necklace or earrings and a pair of sexy purple bridal pumps to be a perfect Fall bride. 2. Succulents are always in style, but their deep, rich colors are a natural fit for Fall weddings. Luscious centerpieces filled with these hearty plants will look sophisticated set in vintage silver vases and pails scoured from flea markets and thrift shops. For bouquets, compliment your succulents with vibrant flowers in purples, magentas, and blues, from organic and local growers. 3. The "Fancy" dress by Hayley Starr can be worn 110 different ways, and is even suitable for your pregnant bridesmaids! Made of nylon tricot, a biodegradable synthetic, the dress comes in five colors and is sure to be reworn by your bridesmaids after the wedding because it's just so darned versatile! 4. Bella Figura's impeccably-designed Sevilla wedding invitation is made of eco-friendly paper on an antique letterpress. The romantic, vintage feel and heavy weight of the paper makes these invitations a true class act, and the perfect way to tell your guests that your Autumn celebration will be one to remember. 5. Use Fall's harvest to create a delectable menu. Squash, pears, figs, and other seasonal fruits and veggies can be made into a hearty and delicious meal for guests. Earth-conscious caterers like California's Eco Caters use local, organic, and sustainable ingredients to create irresistable dishes like the roasted spaghetti squash checca with basil and garlic flowers pictured here. Yum! If you're planning a fall wedding, will you incorporate eco-chic elements? If so, in what areas will you go green?

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