Daring Spring 2013 Bridal by Oscar de la Renta

by Azure

Vera Wang wasn't the only bridal designer daring enough to think outside the classic white wedding box for Spring 2013. Oscar de la Renta stole our hearts with a bridal collection that is out of this world! It was all about statement accessories, luxurious texture, and romantic lace & florals for Oscar de la Renta this Spring. In one of the most innovative bridal collections I've seen for awhile, Oscar debuted a bridal crop top paired with tailored tuxedo pants, a fluffy tulle cape...

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Heavenly Bridal Veils by Rosa Clara

by Azure

Did you know that bridal designer Rosa Clara offers stunning wedding accessories, including out-of-this-world gorgeous bridal veils? I didn't until now...and felt that every bride deserved to be in on my beautiful discovery! Just feast your eyes on all these lace lovelies... then post a comment below to tell us which styles you adore! Aren't these veils & head chic an ethereal dream?

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7 Lovely Lace Wedding DIYs

by Azure

It's no secret that brides love lace! Lace is romantic, exudes old world elegance, and has always been a favorite among wedding dress designers. To help you get your DIY on, here are five of our favorite wedding do-it-yourself projects incorporating lace or lace-looking doilies: 1. Lace escort card display 2. Lace and feather fascinator 3. Pink parasol doily drink stirs 4. Doily confetti cones 5. Monogrammed hoops 6. Doily & cupcake wrapper garland 7....

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Tulle and Lace for Your Romantic I Do’s

by Azure

Have you ever thought about tulle and lace for more than your dream wedding dress? I was chatting with Indiana wedding planner Kim King Smith last night, and asked about what trends she's seeing in what brides-to-be ask for. She mentioned the romantic pairing of tulle and lace for wedding reception tabletops and decor details, and I must admit I was intrigued and inspired! Sheer, feather light tulle mixed in with vintage lace adds an ethereal, elegant quality to your overall...

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Lace and Organza, the Magic of Alice Padrul

by Bride Chic

Alice Padrul is a true romantic when it comes to creating bridal fashion.  I've loved this particular designer's work for so long, finding her use of laces and the fabrics she works with downright inspiring. Luckily if you hail from Chicago (like OneWed's editorial director) you can find these magnificent bridal gowns in her flagship salon in the West Loop neighborhood.  She also does the most out of this world custom work well-worth checking out!

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3-step DIY wedding project using mason jars

by Azure

  Now that you know all the fabulous ways to incorporate mason jars into your wedding (thanks to our oh-so-lovely guest blogger, Chandra of Oh Lovely Day), it's time for a little DIY wedding project!   In this simple 3-step tutorial, we'll marry vintage chic mason jars with romantic lace, and light them up with flickering candles.  Let's jump to it, shall we? Shopping list + mason jars + thick lace ribbon or strips of lace + spray adhesive + twine +...

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7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2012

by Azure

Finding the perfect wedding dress is no easy feat.  And these days, there's no shortage of drop-dead-gorgeous bridal gowns.  And while your wedding day look should be timelessly beautiful, don't be afraid to incorporate an on-trend touch. Take a look at 7 of the hottest trends for 2012 wedding dresses: 1. Sleeves: Flutter, cap, three-quarter length and more, 2012 dresses are billowing with sleeves.  This trend is especially great for brides who're slightly self conscious...

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Vintage-Inspired Bridal Caps by Twigs & Honey

by Azure

You can't go wrong with a bridal headpiece from Twigs & Honey. Don't believe me? Just check out this Twigs & Honey feature from the start of 2011. Twigs & Honey has added a new style of bridal head chic to their already swoon-worthy collection, bridal caps! These pieces are perfect for vintage and bohemian brides... delicate, feminine and beyond romantic! And the photos, shot by Elizabeth Messina, capture the essence in the most perfect way! My favorite is the vintage-inspired...

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2012 Wedding Dresses by Manuel Mota

by Azure

The fabulous folks at Pronovias sent me discs with images of the new 2012 wedding dresses. Manuel Mota (a Pronovias designer) has always been a favorite of mine, so I couldn't wait to check out his latest bridal creations! I popped in the disc and started checking out the 2012 Manuel Mota collection. Honestly... about halfway through I was giddy as a school girl! OMG, these dresses are GORGEOUS!!! And if you're a fan of the sleeved wedding dress trend or sheer illusion necklines,...

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San Patrick Wedding Dresses, 2012

by Azure

Sophisticated, elegant and enchanted, the San Patrick 2012 wedding dresses are to-die-for! Since 1964, San Patrick has been creating beautiful bridal gowns for all types of brides. With five distinct collections, from Ballgown to Glamour, there is no shortage of swoon-worthy styles! San Patrick gowns feature loads of romantic lace and other decadent details like cascading ruffles, featherlight petal applique, statement cap sleeves and perfectly pleated bodices. Paired with a...

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