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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TWO knockout wedding day looks without the 2nd dress!

by Azure

Get the second wedding reception look without buying a second wedding dress!   There's no denying the two wedding dress trend!  Kate Middleton wore two, Kim Kardashian wore three, and 2012 brides are thinking that more is more.  But purchasing two gorgeous gowns can be expensive... and here at onewed, we do not condone breaking the wedding budget to buy that second dress.  So how can a bride showcase two unique looks (one for the ceremony, one for the reception) without...

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Bubbly Bride: Must Bride-to-Be Mean Long Hair?

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride I find it interesting that once a woman becomes a bride-to-be, they instantly begin 'growing out their hair'. No matter the current length, long or short, every bride's response seems to be 'I am growing it out for the big day'. Which I am beginning to believe is code for 'I am not going to visit my stylist for a year'. I understand the thought process behind it, in that they want their hair to be long enough to have a fancy up do for the big day. What I do...

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Eye On Bridal Fashion: Black Accents, Sophisticated Style

by Azure

One of the major bridal fashion trends that carried over from 2009, and came out swingin' in 2010- White, cream, and ivory wedding dresses with black accents. I can't pinpoint exactly what it is about this trend that makes me swoon... but there is just something so chic and sophisticated about a little pop of black, totally unexpected, against the neutral background of the wedding dress. It's very Old World aristocracy meets Parisian Haute Couture if you ask me! As more and more...

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Eye On Bridal Fashion: Let’s Welcome The Little White Dress!

by Azure

Brides-to-be planning a wedding for 2010 or 2011- you are in luck! Because the Little Black Dress (aka LBD) has transformed itself in a major way... And the new LBD is now the LWD, or Little White Dress! How perfect is this if you are on the hunt for a second dress for your wedding reception?? Take a look at some of my favorite LWDs, all from the fab new site, RentTheRunway. On RentTheRunway, you can rent a designer dress especially for your special occasion! So, that to-die-for...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The Vintage-Chic Birdcage Veil Goes To…

by Azure

Hillary H! Congratulations, Hillary! You will look beyond beautiful walking down the aisle in this oh so perfect bridal accessory! Now you've got your dream wedding dress and your dream vintage veil! Don't forget to email savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize! Thanks to all of our Savvy Scoopers for reading and commenting! Until next week, ladies!

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Bridal Beauty From Essie: Love And Color, The Perfect Marriage

by Azure

I love that more and more companies (White House Black Market & Urban Outfitters are prime examples)are catering specifically to engaged gals, and coming out with extra special collections just for brides-to-be! This season's Wedding Collection from Essie is killer! Each of the six hues in this bridal line are soft, romantic, feminine and... quite simply, lovely. And the names Essie dreamt up for the wedding polishes are fun and festive- such as Pillow Talk, Show Me The Ring, and...

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Bridal Fashion Style Watch: All The Latest Wedding Dress Trends!

by Azure

Chicago's National Bridal Market was a great experience. It's always fun to see the latest and greatest wedding dresses from some of our favorite designers. This year's market was interesting, as there were a few undeniable bridal style trends that were popping up everywhere. Here's the inside scoop on what you can expect in 2010 and beyond... 1. Bright White Wedding Dresses Persevere No More: I was struck by the lack of bright white, diamond white, blinding white wedding dresses. ...

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Doing The Bridal Style Research So You Don’t Have To!

by Azure

We are off to Chicago's National Bridal Market... to scope out all the latest trends, hot bridal accessories, and more! It’s a tough job, but somebody has got to do it! All so that our lovely savvy scoopers can be in the know on what’s hot and what’s not for 2010 weddings. Will ruffles, lace, and other romantic details continue to adorn the newest wedding dresses? Are one-shoulder asymmetrical styles still holding their ground? What wedding dress silhouettes, necklines and...

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Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight: Elie Saab

by Azure

The 2010 Oscars helped to put designer Elie Saab on my radar in a big way! Rachel McAdams' multicolor Elie Saab Haute Couture gown was probably my favorite from the red carpet, and Elie Saab's wedding dresses definitely don't disappoint. Summed up, Saab's wedding dresses are classic, sophisticated, romantic and feminine. Take a look at some of my favorites! And don't forget to check out the rest of the fab designers in our wedding dress gallery! What other designers stand out in...

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