Bridal Sandals that are Changing the World!

by Claire

Alright socially-conscious brides, have we got the shoes for you! All the way from Uganda, Africa we bring you Sseko Designs' new fair trade, ethical fashion sandals for the boho bride. Sseko Designs began as a way to generate income for Ugandan women hoping to attend University, and now the organization provides opportunites for women from all walks of life to pursue their dreams. Not only are these bridal shoes changing the world, but they are also chic, charming, and perfect for a...

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Toes in the Water, Wedding in the Sand…

by Claire

Although simple, today's Australian elopement photo shoot is perfect inspiration for those couples looking to have a casual ceremony with only their closest friends, while also having the time of their life. This styled shoot brings to mind Zac Brown Band's song Toes but with a slightly different lyric: "Toes in the water, wedding in the sand, not a worry in the world, cold champagne in my hand..." The laid-back, bright, and colorful styles from Just For Love Photography make for a...

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A Philadelphia Real Wedding with Pops of Peony

by Claire

Kate and Stephen's sunshine-and-showers June wedding was an unforgettable affair. Although it poured the morning of their wedding, the rain was obviously the good luck charm many claim, as the wedding turned out absolutey gorgeous! The rain cleared just in time to create a magical mist for first look photos on the deserted Avalon beaches. The couple was then married at the historic Abbie Holmes Estate amidst accents of bright coral peonies and the love of their closest friends and...

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Bohemian Beauties from Made with Love

by Claire

There's a new indie designer on the block that's making waves in the bridal industry and is definitely one to watch. Although only in business since April 2013, Made with Love is an online boutique based in the Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia with gorgeous bohemian gowns and bridal accessories to die for! Founder and designer Carla started the company because she couldn't find "the one" when she was dress shopping for her own wedding, and the result is unique, individualized wedding...

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DIY Real Wedding, Southern Beach Style!

by Claire

The Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina was the perfect backdrop for Kristy and Tim's southern summer wedding. The couple stayed true to their personalities and kept this wedding completely casual and extremely fun. With things from colorful flipflops, to take-your-own cowboy hat favors to a chalkboard sign guestbook, this wedding was definitely a lively, enjoyable affair. Although entirely DIY, Kristy incorporated fantastic details we just love, and a crepe cake that...

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Exotic Beach Wedding in Maui

by Azure

Amanda + Clem by Photography by Karma Hill A few words from the photographer... Amanda and Clem were as cute as a button and such a joy to work with! These two were so obviously head over heels in love with each other, there was no question in your mind that they were made for one another. When the big day arrived, we met Amanda at the beautiful Hotel Wailea to capture a few details and the final touches of her getting ready. The couple opted for a first look at the hotel to...

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15 Budget-Friendly Wedding Gowns High On Style

by Azure

BCBG is one of my go-to shops for cocktail wear. But I had NO idea the brand had launched a beautiful wedding collection! BCBG's wedding dress collection hits on all the trends we're loving right now (sheer lace, statement backs, flirty sleeves, high-low hems) but here's the best part... The gowns are truly affordable, with most styles priced in the $300 to $500 range. Even the most expensive dress is under $1,000, which means no matter what your budget, these stunners are...

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Coastal Meets Country in a Montauk Real Wedding

by Faye

  Kate and Stephen's causual Montauk wedding combined country and coastal styles and the result is gorgeous! The beach ceremony was a barefoot and sunny affair with plenty of relaxed nautical touches. Gurney’s Inn played host to the event and the venue's natural beach and cottage beauty was complimented by a fresh green and neutral wedding color palette. After the ceremony guests moved from the beach (stopping for a few quick “lawn” games) to the deck patio for a sunset...

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A Beautiful Sunset-Inspired Wedding Color Palette

by Azure

There are few things more spectacular than a sunset on a clear day. And after my Chicago Bulls got crushed by the Heat last night... I needed something to boost my spirits. The answer? A sunset-inspired wedding color palette! Once I finished the inspiration board above, I was instantly obsessed! And feelings of serenity and tranquility took over. The sunset-inspired palette combines some of my very favorite colors for weddings- peach, coral, aqua, sand- and satisfies my...

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The Beach Bride

by Bride Chic

Beach weddings conjure azure water, white sand and typically a casually chic white dress. Realize if you want to marry beachy, certain dresses may be ideal but you certainly aren't restricted. Any style can be worked for the beach wedding as long as you add or even subtract touches that will bring out its finest beach chic. In the case of the big, cathedral gown with a long train, yes, by all means you can wear it but best to keep off the sand in it--at least until after the...

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