Bride Chic: Couture Report- Carolina Herrera Spring 2011 Wedding Dresses

by Azure

About Bride Chic Carolina Herrera is one of my favorite designers, way up there for innovating feminine looks. Her 2011 SpringWedding Dress collection is full of To-Be-Continued and Improved Upon bridal looks she introduced last season. Her bowler hats are still with us as well as some real vintage bridal looks authenticated via jewelry, belts, hats and gloves. She continues to stun us all with her selection of top notch fabrics and couture techniques... Helpful Links: Designer...

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Wedding Dress Designer Spotlight: Alyne

by Azure

We’re always on the lookout for great new wedding dress designers to add to our gallery. I recently fell head over heels in love with these gorgeous dresses from Alyne. Each one is different, but they all share a classic glamour and simplicity that I find irresistible. I also love the simple names that somehow evoke classic style icons and exactly the type of modern girl who would love the dress. Don’t forget to check in with our wedding dress gallery and see what else is...

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Inspired By Vintage Brooch Bouquets: Brooch Bridal Hairpieces Coming Soon!

by Azure

Remember our beautiful brooch bouquet post a few weeks back? Well, ever since I feasted my eyes on those gorgeous, vibrant bouquets, I've had brooches on the brain! And thanks to the social media phenomenon that is Twitter, I met the lovely ladies of Bridal Beauty Chicago, a fabulous on-location hair and makeup shop especially for brides-to-be. As luck would have it, they've got brooches on the brain, too, so we've decided to team up on an awesome brooch-tastic project! Samara and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Jorge Manuel Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Escape to a place far, far away with Jorge Manuel's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection! This entire line was designed to tell the story of Alice and Wonderland, and when we saw these dresses at Chicago bridal market, we were literally blown away. Jorge Manuel is new to the fashion scene, and was previously an architect. His architectural design background is ever present in his wedding dress collection, which is full of beautifully crafted pleats, amazingly structured corsets and...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: David Fielden Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The best way to sum up David Fielden's Spring 2010 wedding dress collection- European High Fashion meets Futuristic (with a touch of Bride of Frankenstein- in the catwalk hair, of course). I would have loved to attend this runway show... I can just feel the chills! If you are looking for frills, bows, and clouds of tulle, this collection is not for you. Many of the dresses in this collection are true works of art, and for the right bride, a David Fielden frock could be beyond...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Beth Elis Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Beth Elis is another new designer who we had the pleasure of meeting during NY market. She was an absolute doll, and her wedding dress collection was to-die-for. Upon meeting her, she stated that (without wanting to sound too cliché) her collection was inspired by women. And you can tell… Take the Nigella for example- this beautiful gown was so obviously created for the bride who embraces her curves and beauty. High necklines, cap sleeves, and intricate, antique touches abound...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: A Little Couture “Something Extra” for our Blissful Nearlyweds!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week’s Savvy Steal is a pair of gorgeous hand-crafted sterling silver “Seafoam” earrings from Lagniappe Couture Jewelry Atelier. In French, Lagniappe means a little something extra, and one lucky Savvy Scooper will receive just that! These sterling silver drop earrings are adorned with Amazonite and Pacific Opal Swarovski crystals, and are simply stunning! In addition to being beautiful, these earrings are crafted especially...

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Caroline DeVillo Wedding Dresses: Chic, Understated Elegance at its Finest

by Azure

I attended an event at Caroline DeVillo’s Chicago design studio last night. DeVillo just launched her Cocktail and Kiddy Cocktail Collections, and I fell in love with a few of the pieces in the Cocktail Collection. And, the Kiddy Cocktail dresses for Flower Girls were some of the cutest little things I’ve ever seen! While there, I browsed DeVillo’s Couture Wedding Dresses, and there were a couple of things that stood out… - DeVillo has quite a knack for choosing gorgeous,...

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The 2u Collection Creates Gorgeous Wedding Stationery, And Any Printed Item, For Your Wedding!

by Azure

Here at OneWed, we have the pleasure of seeing the work of talented artists each and every day. So to say I now have a discerning eye when it comes to all things wedding is an understatement. But when I saw some of the designs from The 2u Collection, I was beyond impressed! The 2u Collection is a full-service national design studio, specializing in Custom Designed Invitations, and can create and produce any printed item one might need for a wedding. From the church program, to...

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The Bespoke Bride: Budget Wisely, But Splurge For Your Dream Wedding Dress!

by Azure

About The Bespoke Bride As a bride-to-be one of the most frequently asked questions seems to be, “So? Do you have your dress?”. I get this. It makes sense. The Dress plays a big role in a wedding. I know it’s the first thing I’m looking at when the bride is walking down the aisle . It’s probably the most significant single piece of clothing you’ll purchase. For many, it’s also the most expensive single piece of...

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