Vintage Wedding Dresses, the Real Deal

by Azure

About Bride Chic Some of the prettiest real deal vintage wedding dresses you'll find on good old Etsy. That's right! Today's finds come mostly from the early 20th Century but that's just one niche. You'll find authentic pieces from the 30s,40s, hourglass 50s silhouettes, as well as Audreyesque faves from the 60s. Going even further onward with Boho 70s chic evolving into the Praire Revival of the 1980s, you'll find Laura Ashley and Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock. For the...

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Bow Ties for Your Groom: Preppy Plaid, Stylish Stripes

by Azure

I admit it... I'm bow tie obsessed! I love a stylish man in a bow tie, and these handmade ties by Xoelle are just what the doctor ordered! If your groom is a little bit preppy, he'll love these styles (especially the plaid ones). And whether you're planning a summer wedding with a bright color palette or an elegant fall wedding with warm, rich colors, there's a Xoelle bow tie to coordinate with your wedding style and your groom's tuxedo or suit. Luckily, these bespoke bow ties...

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15 Eco-Friendly Wedding Invitations

by Azure

You don't have to sacrifice style to plan an eco-friendly wedding!   Etsy provides endless inspiration and must-have bespoke wedding finds. And whether you'd like to go green with your wedding dress, guest favors, bridal bouquet, or wedding invitations, Etsy has got you covered! Once you decide to plan an eco-friendly wedding, a fantastic place to start is with recycled wedding invitations. We're all aware of the damaging impact of weddings on the environment, and eco-chic...

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Brides, Have You Met the New Wedzu?

by Azure

About Bride Chic Imagine finding a online marketplace exclusively for weddings. And imagine that marketplace is a little bit like Etsy with some of Anthropologie's shabby-chic thrown in there. Wedzu.com has created a site just for brides featuring the biggest rising star indie designers out there who are changing the direction of the bridal industry. What Etsy has started Wedzu may very well be fine-tuning when it comes to wedding chic. If it's handmade by an indie designer,...

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The Illustrated Bride on Etsy Weddings

by Azure

About Bride Chic How's this for a conversation piece? Imagine it's post wedding time and your bridal gown has either been preserved or donated. You're left with this beautiful work of art you can hang on your wall or display. Custom bridal illustrations are a new concept and way to reminisce about your wedding dress. Inspired by the idea of an illustration hanging as a conversation piece, Jennifer Hancock began illustrating while designing at Miosa Couture. Sketching designs,...

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Wedding Cake Toppers that are Out of This World!

by Azure

Now that you've seen some of the most gorgeous wedding cakes around (cakes suitable for every style of wedding), let's talk cake toppers! Cake topper extraordinaire Concarta creates an exact replica of the bride and groom, handmade from paper. The details on these toppers are incredible. Just check out the rhinestone-embellished bridal belt above! From the groom's glasses to the bride's scalloped wedding dress, Concarta's bride and groom toppers are the icing on the wedding...

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Etsy Weddings Bridal Accessories: All The Finishing Touches

by Azure

About Bride Chic I'd like to introduce you all to one of my favorite Etsy shops, The Powder Blue Bijoux. one stop shopping perfect for all those finishing touches. You'll find everything from sashes, brooches, head pieces and veils to clutch bags and jewelry. All the pieces in PBB are handcrafted with love and care in the highest quality materials such as Sterling silver, Gold, Gem stones, Pearls and Swarovski Crystal. Which of these bridal accessories by The Powder Blue Bijou do...

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Bespoke Bridal Accessories for Less Than $100!

by Azure

Etsy's wedding section has some of the best bespoke bridal finds around! And because many of Etsy's artists are fairly new to the scene, you can score gorgeous one-of-a-kind pieces on the cheap! Yesterday I shared my favorite haute couture bridal veils and hair accessories by Leah C. Couture. Today I'm excited to spotlight a few Etsy sellers and their beyond-lovely bespoke bridal designs: First up is Percy Handmade. Percy Handmade fashions everything from bridal fascinators to...

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Custom Wedding Dresses on Etsy- Romantic, Retro, Modern and More!

by Azure

Sure, we've got over 3,500 designer creations in our wedding dresses style gallery, and one could get lost for hours pouring over the whimsical ball gowns, sleek silky mermaids and classic a-lines. But not every girl loves designer fashion, and not every bride dreams of a designer wedding dress by Vera Wang or Monique Lhuillier... That's why we're always on the lookout for the latest and greatest wedding dresses. And we love the unique, handmade finds available on Etsy. Here are 5...

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5 Favorite Etsy Wedding Shops for Bridal Accessories, Boutonnieres, and More!

by Azure

I love poking around the Etsy Wedding shops whenever I can. Etsy is such a fantastic place for wedding inspiration! Remember back to your high school days when your biggest fear was showing up to prom or homecoming wearing the SAME dress as another classmate? For your wedding, too, you want to look drop dead gorgeous and one-of-a-kind, and Etsy's totally unique wedding must-haves will make this happen. You'll find custom wedding invitations, handmade ring bearer pillows, stunning...

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