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 trends that were popping up everywhere. Here's the inside scoop on what you can expect in 2010 and beyond... 1. Bright White Wedding Dresses Persevere No More: I was struck by the lack of bright white, diamond white, blinding white wedding dresses. ...

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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 Pies are back, but with elegant ingredients. Instead of chicken pot pie, think lobster pot pie, instead of a slider from White Castle, think a Kobe beef slider. All of this raises an important question: What wine goes best with a bowl of mac and...

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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 hot and what’s not for 2010 weddings. Will ruffles, lace, and other romantic details continue to adorn the newest wedding dresses? Are one-shoulder asymmetrical styles still holding their ground? What wedding dress silhouettes, necklines and...

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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 brides! For your chance to win this chic vintage look: • Register on OneWed.com
 • Write an informative comment on any Savvy Scoop blog post this week; comment on multiple to increase your chances of winning! • Only comments before 12 pm CST on...

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Paper Flowers for Your Wedding Decorations

by Azure

Are you LOVING the brooch bouquets we featured a few weeks ago? I've been obsessed ever since I saw them. It's got me thinking about other materials and how you could use them for your wedding. Have you seen these amazing photos from Preston Bailey's blog? He had a client that wanted an entire event created out of paper! The flowers, napkin rings, and chair covers are all made from paper! Whether you like the summery look or not, you've got to admit it's pretty amazing work. I...

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2010 Wedding Trend Alert: Earth-Friendly I Dos

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Katie Martin of Eco-Beautiful Weddings We’ve been taking some time over the past few weeks to expand on our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010. Number three is “Earth-friendly I do’s.” Who better to explain the trend then Katie Martin, editor-in –chief of Eco-Beautiful Weddings? When it comes to greening your wedding there are three main things that every couple should consider! Not just the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) - but practical...

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Featured Winery Wedding: Brittany and Derek

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Holli True Photography You already know that, in 2010, backyard rustic chic weddings are making a splash! Our #6 Wedding Trend for 2010- You Can Go Home Again- can be taken literally, with brides choosing their own backyard as their wedding venue. But, this trend will also shine at other low-key venues, like this quaint little winery in Oregon that Brittany and Derek selected! Brittany and Derek vowed their love to each other on July 11, 2009 at Sweet Cheeks...

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Bridal Brooch Bouquets: An Eco-Chic Alternative That Will Last Forever

by Azure

I was so enamored by the beautiful brooch bouquet featured in Monday's post by Recycled Bride, Floral Alternatives For Eco-Chic Brides, that I just had to do a little more digging. I checked out the Fantasy Florals website, and found some more stunners! Not only are these absolutely gorgeous andeco-friendly, but a bridal brooch bouquet is something you can treasure forever and ever. This is one 2010 Trend that I'm absolutely lovin'! It's safe to say I'll be clutching one of these...

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2010 Wedding Trend Alert: GROOMed for Success!

by Azure

Happy Monday! A couple of weeks ago we announced the top ten wedding trends we see for 2010. For the next few weeks we’ll take a little time to look at each trend in a little more depth. One of the biggest new trends in weddings is the emergence of the groom! Grooms are getting involved and bringing their own ideas and sense of style to the planning process. The result looks great as today’s groom is no longer willing to just put on a tux and stand there. Now he finds a suit or...

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Evan Lysacek Grabs Olympic Gold Medal With Help Of Vera Wang!

by Azure

Many girls dream of walking down the aisle in a Vera Wangwedding dress. You know that if you wear Vera, you will look and feel your very best. Now Vera has yet another feather in her cap, thanks to Olympic Gold medalist Evan Lysacek. Last night, Lysacek made Olympic history, becoming the first male figure skater from the U.S.A. to win gold since Brian Boitano's 1988 win. And as the old saying goes, if you look good, you feel good... and you perform your best. And Vera Wang helped...

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