3 Summer Wedding Bridal Hair Trends and Hairstyle Inspiration!

by Azure

Thanks to the introduction of unique bridal lines like Anthropologie's BHLDN, traditional bridal style takes a turn for the unique in 2011. And we're not just talking about the dress... wedding hairstyles have followed suit! More brides are choosing unstructured looks, with undone wedding hairstyles replacing formal classic updos. Check out three of the summer's hottest hair trends for brides recommended by Jennifer McGann, Director of Cosmetology at the Tricoci University of...

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2011 Bridal Trend: A White Tailored Suit for Your Rehearsal Dinner

by Azure

A top wedding trend for 2011? A white tailored suit for the pre-wedding bride! This 2011 fashion trend has the potential to break the wedding budget. You can spend a fortune on a killer designer suit or tux, and if you choose to splurge, that's totally ok! A piece like this is something you can wear again and again, creating a totally new look with unique statement accessories. If you choose to splurge, check out the tailored stunners from Armani Collection, Robert Rodriguez, and...

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Bridal Shoe Crush: The Hottest Wedding Heels for 2011!

by Azure

Feast your eyes on Kate Spade's new Lourdes sandal! I adore these heels for walking down the aisle. The style is edgy (on-trend metallic shimmer), raw (textured leather) and feminine (dainty bow) all wrapped into one. I was inspired to find more gorgeous wedding shoes after falling in love with the Lourdes. My next find was the Pedro Garcia d'Orsay Pump. Seriously to-die-for if you ask me! I love the frayed textured edges and gunmetal rhinestone brooch. Garcia's Emelyn pumps are...

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2011 Wedding Trend: Fanciful Feathers

by Azure

Feathers were flying from New York to Milan, and this Fashion Week trend will be making its way down 2011 white aisles! White and ivory feathers are cropping up on everything from wedding dresses to wedding invitations, and bold peacock feathers are making a major comeback, too! If you're looking for an alternative to fresh wedding flowers, feathers are a wonderful choice. I just love the romantic, whimsical vibe that feathers bring to wedding reception decor! What do you think? ...

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Top Wedding Venue Perfect for an Outdoor Affair: Pelican Hill Resort

by Azure

Looking for a beyond gorgeous outdoor wedding venue in California? Pelican Hill Resort, located in Newport Coast, California, was recently voted the best wedding venue by Celebrity Bridal Guide. And it's no question why... this California wedding venue is incredibly beautiful! Ian Ziering, best known for his role as Steve Sanders in 90210, and Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce tied the knot at Pelican Hill. And when I came across this real wedding at Pelican Hill by Victor Sizemore...

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Sleek 2011 Wedding Hairstyle- High Chignon, Bridal Ballerina Style

by Azure

The chignon updo is a classic wedding hairstyle, but in 2011 the chignon will hit a high note! Wedding dress designers from Amsale to Monique Lhuillier sent models down the catwalk with sleek chignons piled high atop their heads. And if you like this wedding hairstyle, it can be transformed to suit your bridal look, face shape and wedding hair accessories. A few chic variations on the high chignon updo... 1. Braided Ballerina Chignon- as seen at Kenneth Poole's Spring 2011 bridal...

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Number 2 Trend for 2011 Weddings- Outdoor Ceremony and Reception Venues

by Azure

We expect 2011 to be the year of outdoor wedding venues! Couples will take it outside and get creative with the wedding venue they ultimately choose. The style aesthetic will be natural and minimal, and wedding color palettes will follow suit. For an organic, outdoor wedding, we love the color combination of off-whites and khakis, light and dark greys (think dove grey, shell, and charcoal), and sage and sea foam greens. This wedding color palette is fresh and fabulous for an...

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5 Top Designers Predict 2011 Wedding Flower Trends

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Looking for inspiration on how to style your dream day? We asked five top wedding designers from around the country for their top wedding flower color and variety trends for 2011: Top designer: Frank J. Andonoplas, Frank Event Design Flower variety trend: Branch Out “Look for arrangements using elements such as berries, pods and interesting greenery in addition to classic wedding flowers. I think we will see a welcome hiatus from...

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2011 Wedding Trend- Return to Sophistication, How To Get the Look

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events Here at Luxe Life, we are so ready for this year's top wedding trend- return to elegant sophistication! The “it” factor behind “Sophisticated Elegance” is what draws me to the theme. The idea that your wedding album could forever be in style and the pictures still inspiring ten years from now is the very notion that makes this year’s hottest theme so attractive. I have planned many weddings that are bright, flashy and glitzy...

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What’s Out for 2011 Weddings- Ditch These Top 10 Trends from the Past!

by Azure

Now that we know what's hot for 2011 weddings, let's talk about those trends from the past that brides, grooms and wedding vendors are ready to say sayonara to! What's Out for 2011 Weddings- Top 10 1. Mustache on a Stick- the move toward more elegant, sophisticated weddings means 2011 couples will leave the shtick behind, including the once-popular mustache on a stick. 2. Cupcakes- classic wedding cakes are back, cupcakes are on their way out. 3. Over-the-Top Dessert Bars-...

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