Wedding Photography To Inspire You: Diamonds, Platinum, Bling, Oh My!

by Azure

It’s a dreary, dark day in Chicago, and it’s hard not to feel a bit gloomy on days like today. As the old saying goes, diamonds are a girl’s best friend. And nothing cheers me up like dazzling, bling bling engagement rings! I’ve been on the hunt for out-of-this-world engagement ring shots, because I think these images truly inspire wedding planning brides and grooms. It also speaks volumes about the wedding photographer’s style and creativity. Here's the first batch of...

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Find Your Dream Engagement Ring Bling From James Allen!

by Azure

Today’s brides know what they want, especially when it comes to their engagement ring! Lucky for us, it’s now quite common for brides to have a say in the type of engagement ring rock that their hubby-to-be proposes with. If you’ve been dropping subtle hints, tearing out dream rings from bridal mags and leaving them where your man will find them, or making your best friend or sister do the dirty work for you, we’ve got a fabulous new jewelry designer to inspire you! James...

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The Bridal Collection by David Yurman: Dazzling Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands!

by Azure

What girl doesn’t love her some David Yurman?? I know I do! Needless to say, when I learned of The Bridal Collection from David Yurman I was instantly smitten! Yurman’s iconic cable and crossover designs that have made his fine jewelry world famous will now grace the fingers of nearlyweds and newlyweds. This one-of-a-kind collection features dazzling engagement rings, wedding bands, eternity bands, and more. So if you're still searching for the perfect engagement ring bling...

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Tiffany Celebration Rings: The Perfect Wedding Day Gift For Your Bride!

by Azure

Looking for a reason to celebrate? Then look no further than Tiffany & Co.’s dazzling Celebration Rings! This stunning collection was created to honor and represent life’s most important moments. What makes these rings extra fabulous is that they’re stackable. So for each big moment in your life (starting with your I Dos!), you can add a new Celebration Ring to the stack. Your wedding day will be one of the most momentous moments in your life, the perfect time to start your...

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Hollywood Style Trend Report: Engagement Rings- Colored Gemstones, Platinum Settings

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Platinum Guild International What do Mr. Big, Javier Bardem and Dax Shepard have in common? They all popped the question to their brides-to-be with non-traditional engagement rings featuring dazzling colored gemstones! I don't know about you, but this is one 2010 wedding trend that I am loving! I used to dream about having a canary diamond engagement ring rock on my finger... “Whether it’s a black, yellow or blue gemstone, colored engagement rings set in...

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Why You Should Choose Platinum For Your Wedding Bands And Engagement Ring!

by Azure

White Gold or Platinum? Are you on the fence about which metal to choose for your engagement ring or wedding bands? If so, you are in luck, because today in our Advice section, David Tutera™ of My Fair Wedding shares his top reasons why platinum is the way to go! And while we're on the topic of dazzling bling, don't forget to enter our Vintage Necklace Giveaway with RecycledBride!

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Luxe Downtown Chicago Winter Wedding: How To Get The Look!

by Azure

Today's Featured Wedding is a little bit different! As much as we love pouring over gorgeous wedding photos, wouldn't you love to know how the look of the wedding was achieved? This luxe, modern downtown Chicago wedding was planning by Paulette Wolf Events & Entertainment, and they gave us the inside scoop on how the fab look was achieved! 1. Venue Style. Without ever stepping into the actual ballroom of The Elysian, we knew this was the perfect venue for this small, intimate...

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Diamonds, Platinum Through History: Iconic Celeb Weddings Inspire Red Carpet Jewels Today

by Azure

We get our bridal style inspiration from today's biggest celebs. But did you ever wonder which past icons inspire those celebs who inspire you? Here's a look at today's favorite stars who have taken cues on their red carpet jewelry from iconic platinum weddings throughout history! Before their 1953 wedding, JFK gifted Jackie Kennedy with a platinum and diamond "engagement bracelet" from Van Cleef & Arpels. Jackie wore the bracelet on her wedding day. Penelope Cruz wore a similar...

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The Man Registry: The Top 5 Best Wedding Day Surprises For The Bride

by Azure

About The Man Registry So, you want to surprise her with something unexpected on the wedding day? Here are a few ideas to help get your creative juices flowing... Surprise her with a gift Many couples are opting not to buy gifts for each other in lieu of spending that money elsewhere in wedding planning. Being a sneaky groom, you should use this as the perfect opportunity to catch her off guard with a surprise gift on the wedding day. Need ideas? How about diamond earrings to match...

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Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney: Bachelor Wedding Special Details!

by Azure

Last night on ABC, the world got a front-row seat to the nuptials between former Bachelor Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney. I must admit, this wedding special left me underwhelmed- I had expected more coverage and insight into the actual wedding details, and less interviewing of host Chris Harrison and former Bachelor/Bachelorette contestants. I guess I should have expected this though... Anyhow, below are a few highlights from the wedding special: 1. Did Molly and Jason get...

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