Dessy Style Board: Backyard Rustic Chic

by Azure

According to the experts (and included in our Top Trends for 2010), brides will be kicking off their 4" heels, letting their hair down, and planningdown home weddings that are long on comfort and charm throughout 2010. You've gotta love the move toward rustic chic affairs, where mom and dad's backyard, or an old barn, are the perfect wedding venues. I adore the freedom this type of wedding offers brides and grooms- as you start with a blank canvas of natural beauty, and dress it up...

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Ask the Experts: How to Create a Unified Wedding Look

by Azure

Ask the Experts is your weekly chance to get wedding planning advice from a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question write the panel at asktheexperts@onewed.com This week, a bride writes: Dear Experts, It’s always looks a little silly to me when the bridesmaids dresses match the tablecloths, which match the centerpieces, which match the groomsmen’s ties, etc. So, I was thinking I just wouldn’t have “wedding colors.” But, whenever I talk about this with my...

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Here Comes the Guide: The PANTONE WEDDING Color Guide from Dessy!

by Azure

PANTONE and Dessyhave done it again! Just yesterday, the match made in heaven that is Dessy-PANTONE announced their PANTONE WEDDING color guide. This fan deck includes all of the 194 colors for Spring 2010, is chromatically arranged by color family, and is small enough to fit in your purse! You know what that means... take this baby with you to the bridal shop, florist, or wedding venue, and nothing will stand in the way of achieving your perfectly color-coordinated wedding! So...

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Dessy Style Board Challange: Take Three for January!

by Azure

Hello lovelies! For this month's Dessy-Pantone Style Board Challenge, we are doing things a little bit different! Let me break it down... - You have until Friday, February 12 to submit your best style boards (right before you check out for your romantic Valentine’s Day weekend!) - You must use at least three Pantone colors in each style board submitted - Boards will be judged based on two main criteria… 1. The beauty of the board, AND… 2. The best color palette The grand...

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Retro-Inspired Dessy Style Board!

by Azure

I've always loved retro-inspired wedding decor! The bright cherry, aqua and lime green hues are so rad- perfect for a fun, young & hip couple. What do you think of my retro-inspired Dessy Style board above? Isn't the Dessy Collection, Style 2800, bridesmaid dress in PANTONE wedding color Flame red hot!? Love it! Would you consider a non-traditional color palette like this? What other wedding "themes" are at the top of your list? Let me know in the comment section of this blog-...

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Hot Hue of 2010: Cobalt Blue Wedding Inspiration!

by Azure

A little birdy told me that Cobalt Blue will be one of the hottest, most requested colors for weddings in 2010. Since keeping our Savvy Scoopers on top of all the latest wedding trends is what we do here at OneWed, here's a little Cobalt Blue, Yellow, and Gold wedding inspiration! Cobalt Blue is a beautiful bold hue that pairs nicely with bright, vibrant tones. Don't select this color palette just because it'll be hot in 2010. But if you are going for a fresh, ethereal vibe at your...

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Dessy Style Board Challenge: Do’s and Don’ts!

by Azure

Since there are only 6 days left to send your best Dessy/Pantone Style Boards to savvyscoop@onewed.com, we wanted to share some tips to help you create the most fab board possible! If you still haven't registered... - Go to Dessy’s Pantone Wedding Style Board creator - Click “create an account” (on the top right of the screen): fill in your email address, set a password, and click “Create Account” - Once you’ve successfully created your account, click “Continue”,...

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High Fashion and Amazing Color Inspiration for your Wedding!

by Azure

Since launching our Dessy/Pantone Style Board challenge, I've been thinking a lot about color. This video, from WedLuxe Magazine, just put me in a beautiful, vibrant, kaleidoscopic frame of mind. It's amazing... a total must-see!! WedLuxe Magazine - Colour Issue from Cloud Nine Creative on Vimeo.

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Ask the Experts: Accent Colors

by Azure

In this week's column, our panel of wedding experts talks down a bride a little overwhelmed by her color choices. Here's the question: I am getting married next summer and my colors are black and ivory. I want to keep things classy and I am having a hard time deciding on an accent color(s). Originally I was using red, but that made things a little too Christmas-y for me. Then I chose yellow, coral and apple green but now I'm thinking that three accent colors are too many!...

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One Dress, Infinite Ways, For Your Beautiful Bridesmaids!

by Azure

You already know how much we love the Dessy Twist Dress for your 'maids! But I came across another fabulous, versatile bridesmaid dress option from Moonlight Bridal, designed by Val Stefani. Even the neckline is versatile, so your girls can get sassy with a one-shoulder look for your wedding, and then wear this frock again and again, as a halter, kimono-style, and more! Even better- there are over 30 colors (for both the bodice, and the cute bubble skirt) to choose from. So if...

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