5 TRENDS WE LOVED IN 2011

by Bride Chic

Bridal fashion has seen so much change lately even us industry folk are in awe! Each season brides move further away from the stuff society expects and more into what defines that particular woman as a bride. The result is indie-designers, not necessarily big old 7th Avenue, offering up all the savvy wedding chic these days.    Indie-designers create all those one-off designs you can't find in the bridal shop. Thanks to the vision of The Totally Tuned-in, here...

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Swoon over this 2012 Couture Bridal Collection!

by Azure

  I saw it in New York and now I'm excited to share it with you!  Sarah Houston's couture bridal collection for 2012 is out of this world gorgeous!   Houston's style aesthetic speaks to vintage-inspired brides, but her wedding dresses have the power to steal almost any bride's heart.  Just check out the stunners below... sumptuous, luxurious fabrics, killer silhouettes and details that are truly one-of-a-kind.   Which gown do you absolutely love?  We...

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Cover Up, Step Up with BHLDN {shoes + shrugs}

by Azure

  Have you checked out the latest and greatest by Anthropologie's BHLDN?   First, let's start with the cozy and chic cover-ups!  If you're planning a brisk fall or winter wedding, you'll feel warm and fuzzy just looking at these gems.  From luxe cap-sleeved Angora jackets (like the one below) to Ostrich feather capes, a BHLDN bridal cover-up is the ultimate topper for your dream wedding day look.       And next, for...

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Wedding Dress Accessorizing, A through Z

by Azure

  ... from the incredible Bride Chic!   I adore Polyvore for the simple reason that it's chockfull of daily wedding inspiration. When I need a fresh set of young eyes I call upon those Poly-muses to show me something new.  And I'm never disappointed.   Since the site is mostly about putting together the perfect look, you'll find ideas for your white aisle style way beyond anything you ever dreamed. For starters, the rule of thumb when choosing your...

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Bridal Style Inspiration: Soft, sculpted chic

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Bride Chic   Take a glance at these lovely wedding dresses.  Architecture and sculpture definitely come to mind.  If you happen to be a lover of the Balenciaga look that came out of the 1960s, you have to check out a new Etsy shop called EdelweissBride. These creations all have those defining lines in bold fabrics that Jackie Kennedy loved and made so timeless. You'll find more and inspiring on the site... What do you think?  Do you love these...

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5 Bridal Trends We Loved in 2011

by Azure

  Bridal fashion has seen so much change lately even us industry folk are in awe.  Each season brides  move further away from the stuff society expects and more into what defines that particular woman as a bride. The result is indie-designers, not necessarily big old 7th Avenue, offering up all the savvy wedding chic these days.  Indie-designers create all those one-off designs you can't find in the bridal shop. Thanks to the vision of The Totally Tuned-in, here are a few...

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7 Wedding Dress Trends for 2012

by Azure

Finding the perfect wedding dress is no easy feat.  And these days, there's no shortage of drop-dead-gorgeous bridal gowns.  And while your wedding day look should be timelessly beautiful, don't be afraid to incorporate an on-trend touch. Take a look at 7 of the hottest trends for 2012 wedding dresses: 1. Sleeves: Flutter, cap, three-quarter length and more, 2012 dresses are billowing with sleeves.  This trend is especially great for brides who're slightly self conscious...

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Finding that Magical Wedding Dress: 5 Top Tips

by Azure

  Finding the perfect wedding dress is a must for most brides.  And while the process of searching, shopping and trying on can be a daunting one, it'll pay off handsomely once you find the gown of your dreams!  But what if you find two dresses that catch your eye and leave you swooning?  How do you make that final decision?  Here are five tips to help you narrow it down to the perfect gown! 1. Do you feel like YOU?  It's great to look "glamorous" or like a "princess" or...

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Sleeved Wedding Dresses, A-Z

by Azure

Since sleeved wedding dresses have made a major comeback, I thought it only appropriate to dig into all the different types of sleeves that brides can choose from. I was sent a fabulous little book entitled Quest for the Dress by Nancy DiFabbio, and this gem helps you find your dream gown without losing your sanity, friends or groom. The nuggets of wisdom in this book are endless, and I'll be sharing the most valuable pieces of advice over the next few months. But today... we talk...

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The Kate Effect: Get Ready to do a Double Take at this Gown

by Azure

OneWed is dedicated to helping brides look and feel their best through the entire journey to wed; from the excitement of YES! to the celebration after the I Do's. And everyone knows that hair & makeup and dress & accessories can make or break any girl's swagger. To ensure you look drop dead gorgeous and feel your bridal best, I'm on constant lookout for the latest fashion and beauty styles and trends that I can share with you here on the Savvy Scoop. I pore over fashion and bridal...

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