A Gorgeous & Quaint DIY Colorado Wedding

by admin

  An interview with the bride:  Tell us a little about your inspiration behind the day: We certainly had some preconceived ideas of what we wanted our wedding to look and feel like, but many more emerged as we began putting all the many pieces together. If we had to choose one phrase to describe how we envisioned our big day, it would probably be “Farm Formal” (which we ended up using as our attire description). Since it was on a farm, we warned people against wearing...

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A Polish, Fairytale Destination Wedding in Punta Cana

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Paulina and Grzegorz planned their dream destination wedding off the coast of the Dominican Republic, in the beautiful area of Punta Cana. Paulina looked absolutely stunning in her sweetheart neckline, embellished Martina Liana wedding gown and Christian Louboutin heels. Grzegorz looked just as handsome in a sleek black suit and black tie.The ceremony was held at the gorgeous “Igleisa Nuestra Senora de Punta Cana” Catholic Church where the two lovebirds exchanged vows and said,...

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Stalking The Look Books: Dreamers and Lovers

by Bride Chic

If you've been following my weekly posts here on OneWed for any length of time you'll find Dreamers and Lovers gowns a perennial favorite of mine. The laces are fabulous with styles that are casual yet with a change of accessories could go formal. Co-founder and designer Yanique Barnes spent her life working in the fashion and design industry--including a 5-year stint at Chanel. She also grew up in Jamaica where her grandmother was a seamstress who made clothing to measure her...

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Stalking the Look Books: Dana Bolton

by Bride Chic

It's all in the details. British designer Dana Bolton's collections have always been a source of inspiration for me. From the fabrics and laces to the element of pure design, all her pieces are reminiscent of pure couture.  Here are a few of her new Boho designs that I am totally loving...

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Salute to the European Indie Designers

by Bride Chic

We see and hear about indie designers in the bridal industry all the time. Typically they are the trend-setters and for me they create those outside the box alternative pieces. Today we're looking at European Indies as well as peering ahead to what trend is in store for the New Year. How are these creative newbie’s giving bridal wear a whole new edge? I will let you make your own conclusions.  For me, the answer is found in the incredible fabrics and mix thereof.  Add to that...

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Bride Chic’s Awesome Shooter Series: Grace Kathryn Photography

by Bride Chic

A few months back we had an amazing shoot out at the Kenwood Inn and Spa in gorgeous Sonoma County.  Add two of my favorite pros to work with, the incredible shooter, Grace Kathryn and makeup and hair artist extraordinaire, Julie Morgan.  I swoon every time these images come up and am reminded how lush and perfect this site is for weddings and honeymoons. The Italiante Villa offers a quiet retreat with restaurants and a wine bar exclusively for guests.  The gardens and landscaping...

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The Era of Novelty Laces

by Bride Chic

Not only are the traditional laces like Alencon and Chantilly now used in cutting edge ways, new inventions in knit and revivals in cotton and crocheted laces are also gaining prominence. Some of it is being used discreetly on no more than a sleeve or yoke while the high drama of donning all over lace from collar to hemline is chic as well.  Here are a few dresses all lacy in some way-- that combine aspects from the finest eras styled with the contemporary bride in mind.

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Shirr Beauties

by HannahN

You find shirring everywhere these days. Gathers, pleats, ruching and rows of stitching all make up different forms of shirring--an application process used a lot in evening and bridal wear.  Shirring can be out of the same fabric as the rest of the dress or something separate, usually lighter fabrics placed over lace that shirr nicely like tulle, chiffon and silk gauze.  This creates a kind of gossamer effect that's especially pretty when seen close up. Check out the shirring on...

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The Romantic Creations of Modern Trousseau

by Claire

Evoking dreams of classic couture and modern chic, Modern Trousseau's Spring 2015 collection is in a class of it's own. Although a smaller collection than most, each gown has an assortment of customizations to choose from, making your gown uniquely you. Plus, the collection has a small number of veils to match the gowns and they are truly spectacular. Enjoy the floor-length lace beauties and silk stunners below and then comment with your top picks!

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P.S. I Do

by Claire

Prepare to pine for today's postcard-themed styled shoot with adorable attendants, vintage postcards, and romantic reds. For those couples who endured long distance for a time, or if you simply love vintage themes, this wedding is full to the brim with inspiration you'll adore. Each nook and cranny of the reception is thoughtfully designed from the dessert bar on a whitewashed table with hanging frames, to the welcome table with mirrors and a signing quill, to the romantic lounge...

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