Stunning Silhouettes from New York Fashion Week, 2010: Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

You can always count on Monique Lhuillier to knock your fashion socks off! And the collection she debuted at New York Fashion Week did not disappoint! Lhuillier knows the curves of a woman better than most, and it shows in the figure-flattering silhouettes that graced the NYC catwalk. Picture any of these couture creations in white, ivory, or champagne, and you've got yourself a wedding dress to-die-for! There are even some cocktail frocks to inspire your style-savvy...

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Best Tressed At 2010 Emmys: Messy Chignons And Tousled, Shiny Waves

by Azure

The 2010 Emmy Awards was all about the best dressed and the best tressed. And two hairstyles dominated the red carpet- chic chignon updos and sexy, tousled all down hair. For your wedding hairstyle, you can play with the classic chignon and add your own twist, like Kim Kardashian & Heidi Klum. Their updos had extra volume on top with lots of texture all around, creating messy yet sexy versions of the ever classic chignon. But if shiny, tousled hair(like Lea Michele's Emmy...

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Hollywood Style Trend Report: Engagement Rings- Colored Gemstones, Platinum Settings

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Platinum Guild International What do Mr. Big, Javier Bardem and Dax Shepard have in common? They all popped the question to their brides-to-be with non-traditional engagement rings featuring dazzling colored gemstones! I don't know about you, but this is one 2010 wedding trend that I am loving! I used to dream about having a canary diamond engagement ring rock on my finger... “Whether it’s a black, yellow or blue gemstone, colored engagement rings set in...

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Wedding Trend Alert: Renewing Vows

by Azure

After spending some time this weekend catching up on my celebrity news I'm ashamed to admit that there's a 2010 wedding trend we didn't forecast at the beginning of the year -- renewing wedding vows. Tori & Dean, Mariah & Nick, now Heidi and Seal... what gives? Have you noticed this trend in the real world, or is it a celebrity thing only? Are any of you lovely readers planning a renewal ceremony? Helpful Links This Year's Wedding Trends More Celebrity Wedding News

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Recycled Bride: Going Green by Going Vintage

by Azure

About Recycled Bride The ultimate in green bridal style is vintage chic Do you love romantic retro looks? If you've fallen in love with the feminine '50s silhouettes made popular again by Mad Men, or you love '30s flapper style or '70s funk, why not be a vintage bride? When you buy a wedding dress or accessories from another era, you're making an eco-friendly choice and opening your bridal style to a world of exciting possibilities. Wear a one-of-a-kind wedding dress that can't be...

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Wedding Trend Alert: Wines to Suit Your Style

by Azure

A few weeks ago the very nice people at Quady Winery in California asked us if we'd like some samples of their dessert wines. We said, "Oh, we couldn't possibly." Then we stopped laughing and said "Samples of wine AND an excuse to eat dessert, bring it on!" One of the reasons Quady thought to send us these wines was because of how well they tie in with some of the top wedding trends this year including personalizing your wedding, rustic chic weddings, really taking advantage of your...

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TWO knockout wedding day looks without the 2nd dress!

by Azure

Get the second wedding reception look without buying a second wedding dress!   There's no denying the two wedding dress trend!  Kate Middleton wore two, Kim Kardashian wore three, and 2012 brides are thinking that more is more.  But purchasing two gorgeous gowns can be expensive... and here at onewed, we do not condone breaking the wedding budget to buy that second dress.  So how can a bride showcase two unique looks (one for the ceremony, one for the reception) without...

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Eye On Bridal Fashion: Black Accents, Sophisticated Style

by Azure

One of the major bridal fashion trends that carried over from 2009, and came out swingin' in 2010- White, cream, and ivory wedding dresses with black accents. I can't pinpoint exactly what it is about this trend that makes me swoon... but there is just something so chic and sophisticated about a little pop of black, totally unexpected, against the neutral background of the wedding dress. It's very Old World aristocracy meets Parisian Haute Couture if you ask me! As more and more...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The Vintage-Chic Birdcage Veil Goes To…

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Hillary H! Congratulations, Hillary! You will look beyond beautiful walking down the aisle in this oh so perfect bridal accessory! Now you've got your dream wedding dress and your dream vintage veil! Don't forget to email savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize! Thanks to all of our Savvy Scoopers for reading and commenting! Until next week, ladies!

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Best of Show: Hey Lady Bridal Shoes

by Azure

As we mentioned, we started off the week at the National Bridal Market here in Chicago. I saw some shoes that completely blew me away. Hey Lady, based in the San Francisco area is owned by twin sisters Emily and Jessica Leung. These ladies have created some amazing shoes. They’re vintage inspired, but totally modern and have some amazing comfort features. Personally, my favorites are Princess Buttercup and At Tiffany’s above, although I’m also a little bit in love with CoCo...

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