Wedding Color Inspiration: Black + White with a Modern Twist

by Azure

  Horizontal stripes might not immediately come to mind when you think about dresses to flatter your bridesmaids... but the preppy Kate Spade frocks above prove this theory wrong! And once you check out all the lovely from this San Fran real wedding captured by Josh Gruetzmacher Photography, you will surely be feeling inspired! Don't you just love how the chic striped pattern is incorporated throughout, from the bouquet and boutonnieres to the wedding reception table linens?...

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10 Secrets to Styling an Old Hollywood Wedding

by Azure

When styling any wedding with a theme there is one golden rule—exercise restraint! Style your overall décor with influences from your theme or era, rather than actually having a “themed wedding.” It is much more tasteful to plan your wedding décor with influences rather than making the focus of your day the “theme” and not you! Old Hollywood, vintage glam weddings have been trending for quite some time, and while we love this theme, it’s one that can quickly take a...

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Elegant Ranch Wedding in the California Valley

by Azure

Alli + Cory by Leslee Mitchell With just six days left in our Fall Wedding Giveaway (one lucky bride will win Valentino pumps worth over $1,000), I'm on a mission to arm you with all the autumn wedding eye candy you need to create a win-worthy ideabook! And this sophisticated ranch wedding filled with rich red blooms is just the ticket! Alli and Cory tied the knot at the picturesque Hummingbird Nest Ranch in California's Simi Valley. The groom looked dapper in a black tux and...

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Homespun Wedding Loaded with Vintage Details

by Azure

Susan + Michael by Kristen Weaver Photography When the bride owns her own Etsy shop, you know the wedding will be one to remember! And that's exactly how we'd describe Sue and Michael's classic Florida I Do's. Putting her talents to work, the bride DIYd all the paper and stationery details, and immersed herself in vintage, hand-me-down treasures from her family. Gilded touches were incorporated throughout, pairing perfectly with the couple's timeless black and ivory color...

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Glamorous Black and Gold Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

What's more glamorous than classic black paired with glittery gold? Not much if you ask me! The Jason Wu stunner above from his Pre-Fall 2013 collection inspired today's color palette, a palette that works especially well for downtown chic and holiday weddings. Also perfect for vintage Art Deco style I Do's! Just check out the exquisite gilded wedding cakes below by Sweet & Saucy Cake Shop below... Divine don't you think? And how about this beautiful wedding invitation suite,...

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Isaac Mizrahi Redefines the Traditional Bride with Spring 2013 Wedding Dress Collection

by Bride Chic

We have what you'd call a healthy Fall Vineyard Wedding season out here in Northern California. With a good number of gowns delivered pre-Halloween, at last I have a few days off here before the holiday wedding rush picks up once again to really talk to you about Isaac Mizrahi's 2013 Spring collection. This is a collection I feel redefines the traditional "Bride". Believe me, his original touches haven't gone unnoticed by my clients either. They're asking for details like black lace...

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Amp Up the Vamp for Your Hallo-Wedding with Dark Bridal Gowns

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Gettin' hitched on All Hallow's Eve? Glam dark dresses harken to the spooky spectacular while still allowing you the truly bridal experience. No need for rips, tears and grunge. From ballgowns to sheaths, the Interwebz are full of boo-tiful designs. The runways have been trending toward dresses of all colors in the last couple of years and the Queen herself, Ms. Vera Wang, has had us feeling ghoulishly girly with some of her offerings. Go gothic with black or stunning...

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Beyond the LBD: Fifteen Beautiful Black Bridesmaids’ Dresses

by Azure

Black is forever classic, and an always popular color choice for bridesmaid dresses. And thanks to innovative bridal designers like Lazaro, and crafty indie artisans on Etsy, the all-black choices for b-maids are more beautiful and versatile than ever. So dare to think beyond the LBD! And get the inspiration wheel turning with one of these stunners...  

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Red Hot Chicago Bulls Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

With all the ooing and ahhing I do over gorgeous wedding dresses & real wedding photos, amazing bridal beauty looks, and inspiring wedding color palettes... you probably wouldn't expect me to be a sports fan. Surprise! I'm a Chicago girl and I adore my Chicago Bulls. And Derek Rose is pretty much my hero. NBA playoffs start tomorrow and I'm hoping my baby Bulls take it all the way! So I couldn't resist creating a red, black & white wedding inspiration board for all my fellow Bulls...

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Spicy Sophisticated Wedding Color Palette

by Azure

We've said it before, we're saying it again, and this won't be the last time! Inspiration for your wedding can come from the most unusual places. So what inspired the gorgeous palette above? Two of my favorite things! My can't-live-without whipped Creme de Corps body butter from Kiehl's, and my killer new spice red Kate Spade bag. See...your inspiration doesn't have to be super glamorous! It can come from everyday things and your favorite things. Vibrant cherry hues paired...

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