Celebrity Wedding Details: A Totally Feminine, Romantic Wedding For Carrie Underwood!

by Azure

People magazine hit newsstands today, and it's all about Carrie Underwood's Dream Wedding! Underwood had to have felt like royalty when she walked down the aisle, because her gift from her groom was fit for a queen. Mike Fisher surprised his blushing bride with a 40+ carat diamond tiara! The wedding color palette was soft and romantic, with different shades of pink, ivory, and crystals galore (over 5,000 crystals to be exact). Underwood looked like a princess in her full A-line...

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Featured Wedding: The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs, CA

by Azure

Featured Wedding by FloralArt at the beautiful Parker Hotel This Palm Springs wedding is too lovely for words! Romantic, enchanted, organic... and so much more! Learn how to achieve a similar look for your big I Dos with the top tips and tricks below! Budget-Friendly Décor Tips: 1. Get fruity! Vibrant fruit (either in season fresh fruit or faux) is a great add to any wedding centerpiece! It’s unexpected, and when done well, will make such a statement. And a bunch of grapes...

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Sports-Inspired Weddings: Chicago Blackhawks Win The Stanley Cup!

by Azure

Today is a big day for Chicago sports fans! Last night, the Blackhawks captured the Stanley Cup from the Philadelphia Flyers, the first time since 1961! So… GO HAWKS! To honor our beloved Hawks, I've put together a red, black, gold and white Blackhawks-inspired wedding theme. This wedding color palette is both rich and classic, and you can definitely go glam and chic while showing your groom some love! A little infusion of hockey and/or sports into the wedding planning, and...

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Featured Wedding With Southern Charm: Jessica And Peter

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Rothwell Photography Jessica and Peter tied the knot on June 5th, 2010 at the gorgeous Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was a stifling hot, humid day, but you wouldn't have known from the couple's relaxed, fun loving demeanor! They were such a joy to photograph! Jessica and Peter chose a classic ivory and deep violet wedding color palette, and the bride donned a gorgeous yet simple strapless wedding dress. Keeping with the classic look, Jessica...

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NBA Finals Fun: LA Lakers Inspired Purple, Gold And Yellow Wedding!

by Azure

For All You Sports Fans Out There… I’m a Chicago sports fan through and through. And if there’s ever a Chicago team competing, you better believe I’ll be rooting for my home team. But, just as a New Yorker wouldn’t dare question the skill of the great Air Jordan, I can’t deny crazy talent when I see it. And, in my mind, Kobe Bryant is the best around (along with Lebron and D. Wade… impressed with my basketball knowledge, yet?). Watching Kobe and the Lakers dominate...

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The Accidental Flower Girl and Ring Bearer (a story with a lesson for you)

by Azure

Over the next month you may hear more out of me about children in the wedding party. That's because my daughter is about to live her six-year-old dream of being a flower girl. Her little brother is going to live his, well, he's going to help her live her dream by walking next to her as the ring bearer. Not only do they get to live her dream, they save their mother from committing one of the worst wedding faux pas, bringing uninvited children to a wedding! Here's what happened....

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Cynthia Rowley Is HERE!

by Azure

A few months ago we told you about the gorgeous new Cynthia Rowley Bridesmaids' dresses coming to Dessy, well they're HERE! If you live in New York, Charleston or Chicago, you have the chance to go to a special event to celebrate the launch of the new collection! The dates of these special events are: New York: June 3 Charleston: June 8 Chicago: June 15 Visit Dessy to get all the details and RSVP! Helpful Links More Info on Dessy Dresses Bridesmaids Dresses Wedding Dresses ...

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Go Retro Miami Cool With A Black And Neon Wedding Color Palette!

by Azure

Lately, I’ve been inspired by all of the bright, neon colors popping up on catwalks and billboards worldwide. I love the idea of planning a retro, Miami-inspired wedding, with a black and neon color palette. If you’ve seen the movie Blow (with Johnnie Depp) you know where I’m going with this! With black as your backdrop (black bridesmaids’ dresses, wedding reception tablecloths, groom and groomsmen suits, etc.), you can go in any direction you’d like. Here’s a little...

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Vibrant Bridesmaid Dresses By Dessy: Dare To Let Your ‘Maids Mix And Match

by Azure

When I think of Cinco de Mayo, fiestas, margaritas, and bright vibrant colors come to mind. And since Dessy’s PANTONE Wedding is the place for bridal party garb in every color under the sun, I thought a Cinco de Mayo Dessy post was all too fitting! As you know, Dessy’s brand new bridesmaid collection by Cynthia Rowley will be available in May. But, we’ve got the inside scoop on the Cynthia Rowley bridesmaids’ dresses before anyone else! You really can’t beat the vibrancy...

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Bride Chic: Donna And Matt’s Valentine Themed Retro Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic When I get the opportunity to design a wedding dress like Donna's, I'm blown away and so excited. Donna and Matt incorporated the colors purple and red into their Week-Before-Valentines-Day-Wedding. I helped the Donna adapt the embroidered organza 'April' dress from my 'Dioresque' Bridal Collection to make it totally unique to her. Donna's added touches meant adding the Vivienne Westwood bridal mules with red hearts and a bright red satin sash to the waistline of...

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