Would You Wear a Wool Wedding Dress?

by Bride Chic

We've been going over 2012 bridal trends the past few Fridays and here's another worth looking into. Have you heard some designers are using wool for wedding dresses? Not too long ago I fashioned the Harlowesque-style above out of wool crepe. Sleeveless with silk flowers on the shoulder and waist it definitely had all the earmarks of a spring bridal gown. The big question I asked brides was, "Would you wear a woolen dress on your wedding day? In spring?" I got back the...

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2012 Bridal Style Trend: Cape Toppers

by Azure

Yep...you read that right. We're not talking cake toppers, we're talking romantic capes and caplets! Ever since New York bridal market, I've been dying to blog about this 2012 trend! At almost every runway show we attended, at least one gorgeous bridal gown topped off with a romantic sheer lace cape floated down the catwalk. It's the perfect wedding accessory for brides who love the Kate Middleton look but don't want to wear a sleeved wedding dress. Capes and caplets achieve a...

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Fashion Week Favorites for Your White Aisle

by Azure

I'm like a kid in a candy store during New York Fashion Week and love all the inspiration it offers brides-to-be! And one thing's for sure... Fall 2012 does not disappoint! Oscar de la Renta's collection was dominated by pretty pastels and frothy textures, while Naeem Khan chose strong silhouettes, chic black and white patterns, and tons of glitz and glam. Dennis Basso unveiled the perfect little white dress (above) and some gorgeous coats for winter brides, and Vera Wang made it...

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YAY or NAY to Bridesmaids in White?

by Azure

Kate Middleton did it first, and even folks who stayed far, far away from the royal wedding buzz couldn't escape talk about Pippa, her bum, and that creamy, dreamy cowl neck bridesmaid dress. Kim Kardashian was next, putting her 'maids in white Vera Wang gowns. But we all know how that one ended... More and more, brides are choosing light-hued dresses for their bridal parties, bucking tradition and breaking the "only the bride wears white" rule. And here at OneWed, we love brides...

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Inspired Wedding Dresses | Romona Keveza 2012

by Azure

I recently looked back at Romona Keveza's Fall 2012 bridal collection. And after selecting our top trends for 2012 (including #1 on our list driven by Spring 2012 bridal lines—Not your mom's white wedding dress), I realized what a trend setting collection it was! Keveza was showing colored wedding dresses before other designers dared to. And sheer, illusion touches, sparkly metallics and unique fabrics (like Swiss dot silk) were aplenty. Just check out some of our favorite Fall...

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Top 12 Trends for 2012 Weddings—Revealed!

by Azure

We eat, breath and sleep weddings 'round the clock! So with each new year, we look forward to meeting all the new nearlyweds that join the ranks, and of course... the hot new wedding trends that emerge! Our 2011 predictions were pretty spot on (not to toot our horn or anything!) and the time has come to count down what we think will be the top 12 trends for 2012 weddings: #12—Food trucks  If you've ever come face to face with a food truck filled with yummy, greasy grub after a...

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Wedding Dresses Get Printed in 2012!

by Azure

Badgley Mischka One bridal style trend making its debut in 2012 is prints. Never before have wedding dresses and bridesmaids' dresses received the printed or patterned treatment... until now!   Although this trend is certainly outside the traditional white wedding box, bridal designers unveiled some gorgeous printed gowns that are still traditional enough for classic brides. From romantic floral and lace motifs, to modern geometric prints (think stripes and circles),...

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Top Bridal Shoe Trends for 2012

by Azure

  2012 brides are chic, practical and budget-conscious. And when it comes to their wedding shoes, they want an array of colors, styles and heel heights to choose from. Women's Wear Daily interviewed folks from some of the top bridal accessories boutiques to find out what brides really want in their wedding day kicks. Here's what they had to say...   Versatility—2012 brides want to walk down the aisle in a pair of shoes they can wear again! Makes sense, doesn't...

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7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2012

by Azure

Finding the perfect wedding dress is no easy feat.  And these days, there's no shortage of drop-dead-gorgeous bridal gowns.  And while your wedding day look should be timelessly beautiful, don't be afraid to incorporate an on-trend touch. Take a look at 7 of the hottest trends for 2012 wedding dresses: 1. Sleeves: Flutter, cap, three-quarter length and more, 2012 dresses are billowing with sleeves.  This trend is especially great for brides who're slightly self conscious...

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Sleeved Wedding Dress Inspiration- Legends by Romona Keveza

by Azure

Kate Middleton set the sleeved wedding dress trend on fire with her classic Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. And now our favorite designers, like Romona Keveza, are catering to the unique tastes of today's brides with sleeved dresses in a variety of styles. Romona Keveza dresses have a feminine fluidity and figure-flattering style unlike anything we've seen. And we've adored the designer's more budget-friendly bridal line, Legends by Romona Keveza, since it...

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