The Kate Effect: Get Ready to do a Double Take at this Gown

by Azure

OneWed is dedicated to helping brides look and feel their best through the entire journey to wed; from the excitement of YES! to the celebration after the I Do's. And everyone knows that hair & makeup and dress & accessories can make or break any girl's swagger. To ensure you look drop dead gorgeous and feel your bridal best, I'm on constant lookout for the latest fashion and beauty styles and trends that I can share with you here on the Savvy Scoop. I pore over fashion and bridal...

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Royal Romance: Romona Keveza Couture Bridal Gowns, Spring 2012

by Azure

Romona Keveza always delivers, whether it's with her affordable Legends collection or her luxurious couture bridal line. Since we already dished on Legends by Romona Keveza, today we take a peek at the Spring 2012 Romona Keveza Couture Bridal Collection. And there's a whole lot of eye candy so get ready to drool! Romona Keveza's bridal gowns are dripping with romantic details! Fusing the regency of London with the romance of Paris, her latest bridal collection is, 'a dedication to...

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Royal Wedding Bridal Bouquet on a Budget

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Are you Kate Middleton-inspired and looking to the royal wedding for flower ideas? Then you vividly remember the understated and relatively small bridal bouquet Kate carried down the aisle, which was estimated to cost around $1200. Yikes! We loved Kate's simply elegant bouquet, but that price tag is simply out of reach of most of us. Not to fret! Our friends at DIYBride.com were determined to create Kate Middleton’s bouquet...

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Kate Middleton-Inspired Wedding Dresses and a Pippa Gown too!

by Azure

We knew that the royal wedding would spark Kate Middleton-inspired bridal gowns to flood the market. We already showed off a few Duchess-esque dresses, but now Lord & Taylor has partnered with A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz to introduce two new Kate Middleton gowns. And a Pippa Middleton confection, too! The first is a classic lookalike of Kate's ceremony dress (with long, lace sleeves and covered buttons up the back) and the second is inspired by the royal reception dress by Sarah...

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Why the Long Veil? Bridal Veils 101

by Azure

About Bride Chic In an era of short pouf veils and perky little fascinators... are long veils perchance becoming history? I doubt it. For some traditional brides wearing a veil-the longer the better-- is what being a bride is all about. For Red Carpet Brides especially, the focus has been on long, sweeping veils. Chelsea Clinton wore a long one last July and a couple weeks back, Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge wore a waltz length (although we expected something much...

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Get Kate Middleton’s Bridal Gown (Lookalike) for $700!

by Azure

What if I told you that you could buy a wedding dress inspired by Kate Middleton's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen stunner for less than $1000? Well hold onto your royal wedding hats... because Nordstrom just unveiled the 'Duchess' Wedding Gown by JS Collections! This classic wedding dress, with its full a-line skirt, flattering corseted bodice and long, lace sleeves is a budget bride's dream come true. You can purchase this beauty for just $698! If you loved Kate's royal...

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress: Designers Share Their Thoughts!

by Azure

How much did you love Kate Middleton's wedding dress? Opinions from style icons, influential designers and everyday folks have been overwhelmingly positive. Designer Carolina Herrera even rated Kate's bridal look an 11 on a scale from one to 10! Women's Wear Daily asked some of the top designers (from Vera Wang to Monique Lhuiller to Nicole Miller) to share their thoughts on Kate's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. Here's what the designers had to say! Vera...

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CONGRATS TO THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE

by Azure

About Bride Chic Yes, here it finally is, the one we've all been waiting for, that defining dress that will influence bridal fashion from this day forward. Consider before Kate Middleton even stepped out of her limo today, designers and dressmakers everywhere were planning replicas of a gown they'd never laid eyes on... Is it possible you ask to duplicate Sarah Burton's masterpiece? We'll see. Kate, now HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, went for both traditional and understated...

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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Look: What’d You Love?

by Azure

Kate Middleton looked picture perfect head-to-toe! So we have to ask... what was the most wow-worthy piece of Kate's wedding day look?

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Kate Middleton in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen: a Modern Day Grace Kelly

by Azure

It's official! Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen is THE designer of Kate Middleton's royal wedding gown. And royal it is! And classically beautiful, too. In fact, I can't help but draw a parallel to Grace Kelly's gown. When the old Hollywood beauty wed Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, in 1956, she wore a wedding dress designed by Helen Rose. This gown featured a full a-line princess silhouette, a waist-cinching bodice and long, lace sleeves. Sounds familiar, doesn't it? We're...

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