5 Ways to be Thankful

by Claire

Happy Thanksgiving! This day is a perfect reminder to thank all of the people special to your wedding day. Although of course you and your fiancée are the stars of the day, there are many people who play a role in making your big day one to remember forever. By thanking these people during and after the wedding, you are sure to make a lasting impression as a beautiful Bridechilla! Get inspired with these five fantastic "thank yous": #1 Thank your guests at the wedding with more...

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30 Unique Bridesmaid Dresses Your Ladies Will Love

by Azure

With all the heavenly wedding dress inspiration we've been dishing up lately, we didn't want to leave your loyal bridesmaids out in the cold! So... We trolled through Etsy looking for the latest, most unique, and sophisticated choices for the bridal party, and came up with a lovely bunch of 30 stylish designs. Scroll on to see them all...

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Bridesmaids Gone Rogue

by Bride Chic

Wondering how to ditch the predictable and go with something different? Though solid color or monochromatics can be stunning on bridesmaids, check out what's happening on the bridal front in prints, dots, checks, stripes and florals! One of the best things about incorporating print chic into your bridesmaid scheme is how you can pick up different colors and tie everything together with accessories, including bouquets. A few brave and ingenious brides are even mixing it up having the...

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Bridesmaid or Bridesguard? History Says It All

by Azure

Ever wonder how bridesmaids came to be? Or where the significance and symbolism of the bridal party originated? The answers may surprise you! Bridesmaids have a rich history dating back to ancient Rome, and while the term "bridesguard" is a fairly new one, one of the bridesmaid's main jobs has always been protecting the bride. Ready for a little history lesson? Here are three historic looks at bridesmaids and their duties: Ancient Rome - Bridesmaids escorted the bride to her...

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Wee Chic: The Little Girl Wedding

by Bride Chic

The 'Little Girl Wedding' is going over big out there lately, especially for spring and outdoor nuptials. Defined, the LGW is a bridal party primarily made up with a line of little girls ranging in ages anywhere from 3-13. Though this seems to be a 'now' trend, did you know it was once tradition in Europe for kids to make up the wedding party almost entirely? They can process through a garden, woods or meadow in tulles, chiffons, cottons and organzas like the ones here so lovingly...

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Picking Your Bridesmaids: 5 Warning Signs She’s Not Ready for the Job

by Azure

Have a friend (or a few) who just can't get it together? Someone that, no matter where they go or how they travel, trouble always follows? I know I do! And despite these pals' disastrous tendencies, I love them all the same! But... if I were engaged, I would think long and hard before popping the "Will you be my bridesmaid?" question to these friends. And I encourage you to do the same. Because the last thing you need on your special day (and throughout the hectic planning process)...

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World’s Cutest Flower Girls

by Azure

Ok, so maybe these pint-sized divas don't have "World's Cutest Flower Girl" sashes and crowns hanging in their rooms... but they should! Here are 10 of the most adorable, well styled flower girls I've ever seen. Take a look and post your favorite in the comment section below! And speaking of favorites... don't forget to nominate your most loved newbie wedding blogger for our Next Big Bridal Blogger competition! Entry is open until June 16th.

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Plan a Retro Lingerie Party for You and Your Bridesmaids

by Azure

Los Angeles wedding photographerSarah Yates captures some of the most incredible photos I've seen. And when I stumbled upon this retro lingerie photo shoot, I immediately thought... bachelorette party idea!! Gone are the days of raunchy bachelorettes (thank God). Brides today are embracing their stylish sides and unique personalities, and trusty bridesmaids are planning accordingly. When you think of the perfect bachelorette, I doubt you think male strippers, shots of tequila and...

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Chic Flower Girl Dresses for the Little Femme Fatales

by Azure

About Bride Chic For the little femme fatales in your wedding, be sure to check out the Belarus fashion house Papilio. They have two amazing collections unlike any I've seen recently. Any dress from either the Glamour or Ceremony collection would make most little girls swoon. Using soft as well as bright colors, I'm loving the detail on all these wee chic dresses...

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Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids: Gowns for All Shapes, Sizes

by Azure

Nordstrom is really stepping up its wedding game! After launching the online Wedding Shop, Nordstrom began inking exclusive deals with some of the top bridal designers in the industry... like Monique Lhuillier! ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids is a gorgeous collection available exclusively through Nordstrom. Here are the top 3 reasons to adore this line: 1. Affordable: I was thrilled to see how budget-friendly these ML bridesmaids' dresses were. The vast majority of styles cost...

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