A Retro-Inspired Wedding Theme to Love

by Azure

Looking for a wedding theme that packs a major punch, with plenty of retro goodness to go around? Then consider planning a wedding inspired by Pop art (a la Andy Warhol & Roy Lichtenstein)! I attended a Roy Lichtenstein exhibit at the Art Institute this weekend, and couldn't stop the wedding inspiration wheels from turning! Polka dot prints and patterns (paying homage to the Benday Dot Technique Lichtenstein made famous), bold primary colors with pops of black and white, an art...

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DIY Wedding Invitations and Favors: Is It Really Budget-Friendly?

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jean M, Wedding Invitations and Accessories DIY is all the rage these days, and it's easy to understand why. Who doesn’t love to be creative? And your wedding day is the perfect time to show off your personality and style with handcrafted touches. If you’re an artistic bride who loves all things DIY, Jean M salutes you! But if your sole reason for deciding to DIY your wedding invitations and favors is to save money, think carefully. As with anything, there...

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Artistic Wedding Photography- Hipster E-Session Inspiration in Raleigh, NC

by Azure

Featured Engagement Session by Hilary Mercer Photography Typically, we don't publish engagement sessions, but this one was too good to pass up! This artsy couple, who will wed on June 11, 2011 at the North Carolina Museum of Art, took it outside and clearly had lots of fun! I love how many totally unique, different "looks" this fab photographer was able to capture. The vibe- casual, low-key, and free spirited- was consistent throughout, but somehow, each photo tells a story of its...

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Bride Chic: Etsy Bridal Designer Showcase

by Azure

About Bride Chic A few weeks back we explored the Etsy designers as today's new genre of trendsetters. Today we're going to be focusing in on some of the most pivotal and talented of those designers, and just plain enjoying the beauty each and every one of them produces... Most all of the wedding dresses you see are made to order and if you contact the designers, chances are you can talk to them personally about customizing the design to your own specifications Above and below are...

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Bride Chic: Out of the Cottage- The Artisan as a Trendsetter

by Azure

About Bride Chic Has Etsy become the new Vogue? The way fashion and bridal bloggers are hailing some of those artisan/designers whose one-of-a-kind products grace the site, you'd think so. This new genre of fashion star seems to have left the cottage and moved on to a bigger niche in Bryant Park. Here are a few names: Bonzie, Carol Hannah, Twigs and Honey- all successful designers- all on Etsy. This is a wonderful evolution we're seeing in that the artisan has finally become...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Unique Wedding Dresses…

by Azure

...Whimsical & Artsy Gowns For Your Big Day! About It's A Jaime Thing Have you been enjoying adventures in wedding dress shopping? Maybe you feel like you've seen them all. Fear not, the sea of wedding dresses is deep and never ending. If you've already found "the perfect dress", congratulations! However, if you're still on the dress hunt, step outside the box with me and take a look at these stunning and artsy pieces of work. They're most definitely unique and quite...

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