Flower-Adorned Bridal Updos from Spring 2011 Designer Catwalks

by Azure

Carolina Herrera's Spring 2011 bridal runway show was chockfull of wedding day inspiration! Herrera's models sported gorgeous wedding hairstyles down the catwalk, and the adornments were totally unique! Fresh flowers (including white calla lilies) were tucked neatly into the models' bridal updos, a great alternative to more traditional hair accessories. The juxtaposition of the white blooms and dark, silky hair proved to be a killer combination! Other bridal designers like...

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Winter Wedding Style and Trends- 3 Hot Hues!

by Azure

Our friends at Rent the Runway keep us up to speed on the latest styles, hottest trends, and too-good-to-be-true deals on designer fashions for your wedding and beyond. So as we approach Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season, let's talk winter wedding trends! Top 3 Hot Hues for Winter Weddings 1. Black- choose a black cocktail frock to exude chic elegance. 2. Berry- you can't go wrong with a designer dress in a juicy berry hue! Raspberry, boysenberry, cranberry... all...

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Top 5 Hairstyles- From the Spring 2011 Catwalk to Your Wedding Day

by Azure

The Spring 2011 fashion catwalks were crawling with hot hairstyles! And since trends on the runway often inspire your pre-wedding and wedding day looks, here are the Top 5 hairstyles from the Spring 2011 catwalks. 1. Soft, brushed-out curls- this pretty all-down hairstyle is uber romantic, and perfect for a casual springtime wedding or any pre-wedding event. 2. Wild, teased out curls- as seen on Claire Pettibone's Spring 2011 bridal runway. This is a lotta look, but if you dare,...

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2011 Wedding Dress Trend: Lovely Lace, Romantic Bridal Style!

by Azure

Chantilly, Alencon, French, Venise... only a few of the many types of lovely lace fabrics. 2011 bridal collections from designers of all styles prove that lace is still very much on-trend for 2011 wedding dresses! Some designers went big with head-to-toe lace gowns, while others were a bit more bashful, incorporating sweet lace embellishments. If you want your overall bridal style to be totally romantic, then this 2011 trend should be right up your alley! One designer who knocked...

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Wedding Trends—What’s In, What’s Out in 2011?

by Azure

A new engagement season, a new set of hot, hot, hot wedding trends. Intimate affairs? Homespun flair? Vintage glam? Mad Men chic? Tell us what 2011 wedding trends you're looking forward to seeing and what you can't wait to go away. Take the 2011 Wedding Trends Survey! Helpful Links 2010 Wedding Trends

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2011 Wedding Dress Trend: Big Ball Gowns, Endless Volume

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In 2011, it's time to go big or go home. At least that's what the wedding dress designers are saying! 2011 bridal collections are chockfull of big ball gowns, lots of volume, bustles and pickups, galore! This 2011 trend signals a return to fairytale weddings & opulent bridal style. And while voluminous ballgowns have long been a staple of designers like Amalia Carrara and Justin Alexander, bridal designers of all types and styles are jumping aboard the volume train in 2011! Now,...

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On-Trend Bridal Jewelry: Contemporary and One-of-a-Kind!

by Azure

About Bride Chic One of the most interesting trends we've seen in the past couple years is in bridal jewelry. Wedding day bling is no longer regulated to the basic pearls tradition. Taking it to the max of unconventional, Portland jewelry designerSahila Spaan has premiered her first bridal collection featuring contemporary, sterling silver pieces combined with raw semi-precious gemstones and fresh water pearls. The line includes one-of-a-kind necklaces, earrings, bracelets and...

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2011 Trends for Wedding Invitations and Stationery: Cool Hues, Vintage Fonts

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Melinda Morris of PostScript Brooklyn PostScript Brooklyn designs gorgeous wedding invitations for urban and sophisticated nearlyweds, and we are thrilled to get the inside scoop on wedding invitation trends for 2011 straight from the expert! Hot Colors for 2011: Grey will still be a popular hue for 2011. And we expect couples to pair black or grey with a vibrant pop of color, like pink or red. Navy blue, moss green and turquoise are also on-trend colors for...

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2011 Engagement Ring Trends Inspired By Recently Wed Celebrities!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jewelry and Style Expert, Michael O’Connor, and Platinum Guild International In looking towards the fashion trends of the future, designers often help us look back and remember fun times and gentler eras. Such is the case with the 2011 fashion runways, which provided a retro revisiting of the classic elegance of the 1950’s and early 1960’s, and the swinging spirited side of the late 60’s and 70’s. And while fashion designers have set the tone, bridal...

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