Wedding Hairstyle DIY: Wear Flowers in Your Hair

by Azure

Floral head wreaths have been reinvented and I must admit that in the past, I would have told you to save the wreaths for the flower girls. But bohemian chic style has reemerged and with it, a chic new spin on floral headdresses. Today, my inner flower child says that a floral headdress like the one above is the perfect wedding hairstyle accessory for summer I Do's. And believe it or not, it's totally DIY! Refinery29 posted about its Kanon Organic Vodka Swedish Midsummer's party...

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Add Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Vintage Glamour to Your Wedding Day Look with Fascinators and Headband

by Azure

Who better to create a stunning wedding day look than a former costume designer? After working for theaters all over the country, designer Ginger Breo recently set up an Etsy Shop called Seamstress of Avalon to share her amazing millinery (fancy word for headpiece) work. Ginger describes her work this way: I work in a mix of new and vintage materials, incorporating feathers and veiling with antique brooches or beaded trim taken off a Victorian gown. I always choose the finest silks...

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Bride Chic: The Best Tressed Bride

by Azure

About Bride Chic Want an edge to topping off your wedding day look? There's a focus on inventive hairdressing lately whether you decide to ditch the veil or not. Once you've chosen your wedding dress, your head is the next most crucial detail to dressing the part. Because not every bride feels right doing the veil thing, some are opting for smaller bridal headpieces, even hats. For those of you wanting to skip the cake top template of wedding hairstyles all together and try...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were probably there! And for our non-Chicago gals who love the Etsy-Anthropology-Green wedding thing, I wanted to share some highlights from this rad event! Fashion... - Love Damask? Check out the adorable cocktail frock (for your 'maids or for you- a...

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Lovely Bridal Jewelry and Hair Accessories!

by Azure

Once you've found the perfect wedding dress, it's time to complete the look! With all of the bridal accessories out there, it's not always easy to know where to start. There are a few online bridal accessory retailers that have beautiful and affordable items for your big day! Amanda Pearl has beyond-gorgeous earrings, necklaces, bracelets and headbands! In 2009, we saw a lot of bridal necklaces that incorporated lovely ribbon, and Amanda Pearl does it right! The necklace above is...

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Bride Chic: Salute To Adrian, The King Of Hollywood Glamour

by Azure

About Bride Chic When Hollywood designers are mentioned, two stand head and shoulders above all others: Adrian and Edith Head. Head of course had flair and that remarkable staying power. In a highly competitive arena, she outlasted just about every designer for two generations in Hollywood(or was it 3?). Then there was Adrian. He just had magnificent talent. Born Adrian Adolph Greenberg, he was head of costume at MGM from 1928-1942 in a time that would mark his fourteen-year reign...

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Fresh. Adored. Couture…. Sara Gabriel Veils and Bridal Headpieces

by Azure

Ahh... Sara Gabriel. If you haven't heard this name before, you might be missing out on the most perfect veil or bridal headpiece to complete your wedding day look. Each piece is so incredibly done, with the most intricate details... from scattered Swarovski rhinestones, to freshwater pearl details, to custom monograms. I just can't say enough about these veils and blushers. Simply stunning! From dramatic (like the Ginger, Vogue Veil) to classic and traditional (like the Eve),...

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Floral Fascinators: What Are They, And Why Are They So Fabulous?

by Azure

I have a confession. Graduating from college, with a degree in finance, and starting work at OneWed back in January, I was far from a wedding expert- especially when it came to bridal fashion. How far I've come since then... Its as if I've learned a whole new language! And I must say, it was a lot more fun (and much easier) than learning Spanish or Italian! Do you know what a Fascinator is? Because when I started at OneWed, I sure didn't! Defined, a fascinator is a delicate,...

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Bride Chic: The Mantilla

by Azure

About Bride Chic Recently a client came to me wanting a veil not because she was getting married but going through the ritual of converting to Catholicism. Once she walked into my studio with the imported laces she'd just purchased and we discussed her design in greater depth, I realized this is one headpiece that evolved from a truly remarkable history worth posting about. The mantilla originated in the warmer climates of Spain circa 1700. Lace versions were chic through the 17th...

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