The Vintage Bride, Head to Toe by Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Go eco-chic with a beautiful head to toe vintage bridal look! 1. Wear this stunning, vintage ivory voile wedding dress for your ceremony and the first part of the reception. The strapless, heart shaped embroidered eyelet bodice is delicate and beautiful, and at just $170, this dress will be as kind to your budget as it is to the Earth. 2. When it's time to dance the night away, change into an adorable short, off-white battenburg lace dress with just a hint of...

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Recycled Bride: Four Fabulous Green Hair Accessories for Eco-Chic Brides

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Make a Statement with these Eco-Friendly Bridal Hair Accessories! Pairing a unique hair accessory with your perfect wedding dress can be just the thing to complete your dream bridal look. Whether you choose to wear a traditional veil or not, the addition of a hair accessory like a jeweled comb, a fabric flower, or a feather fascinator will give you style for miles. You can even switch out hair accessories (or bridal hairdos!) when you remove your veil after the...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Bridal Look Books- Elizabeth St. John Couture

by Azure

About Bride Chic While Green is proliferating everywhere on the bridal scene, where can you find eco-friendly and chic all in one wedding dress? Typically green dresses have that tattered Issey Miyaki look which is fine but not for everyone. Enter Elizabeth St. John. Her bridal collection pieces premiered this season and have editors and retailers drooling. She's one of a few designers knowing how to fashion sustainable fabrics into haute couture masterpieces with detailed touches...

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Turn Something Old Into Your Something New: Refashioned Bridal Jewelry And Accessories!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Renee Pawele, CEO & Creative Director, Renee Pawele Bride Everything Old is New Again! So your great aunt is hoping that you will wear her pearls, while your mother-in-law would just love for you to wear her veil, but your bridal style is more than decades different than theirs. What’s a bride to do? Simple – make old new again! Refashion vintage pieces or even leftover scraps from alterations into new accessory pieces that perfectly suite your look. DIY...

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Recycled Bride: The Green Groom, And His Eco-Chic Formal Wedding Attire

by Azure

About Recycled Bride How your man can walk down the aisle in eco-friendly style Green isn't just for us girls! Eco-friendlygroomswear comes in all kinds of styles, and your faves will depend on you and your groom's personal values. Earthy dudes can pick a suit or tux made from natural materials like hemp, bamboo, or organic cotton. For animal lovers, formalwear may make use of vegan-friendly synthetics that eliminate wool and other animal products, and non-leather shoes. Locally...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Chic Bridal Lingerie

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Drive your new hubby wild in sexy lingerie and loungewear made of earth-friendly fabrics. Whether for your wedding night or your honeymoon, green lingerie comes in colors and styles for every bride. Here's how to be sustainable in your skivvies: For your wedding day, sexy lingerie is a must! If your wedding dress is silky or tight, try a barely-there thong. Check out Stella McCartney and Only Hearts for a variety of organic and sustainable options. For daring...

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2010 Wedding Trend Alert: Earth-Friendly I Dos

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Special to OneWed by Katie Martin of Eco-Beautiful Weddings We’ve been taking some time over the past few weeks to expand on our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010. Number three is “Earth-friendly I do’s.” Who better to explain the trend then Katie Martin, editor-in –chief of Eco-Beautiful Weddings? When it comes to greening your wedding there are three main things that every couple should consider! Not just the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) - but practical...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Chic Destination Wedding Dresses

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About Recycled Bride Destination: Eco-Chic Five fabulous destination wedding dresses that say "I do" love the Earth! Planning a destination getaway, casual, or beach wedding? These 5 wedding dresses are among the best new eco-chic styles for brides with a conscience. 1. The Jessica Iverson Eden has a super-chic pleated halter blouse bodice and a sweep train in Natural Silk Chiffon. The chic shape and flowing natural fabric make this dress a stylish and sophisticated destination...

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Once-Wed Maggie Sottero Wedding Dress For Sale To Help A Couple In Need

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Wedding dressesare expensive. This we already know. If the purchase of your beautiful, pricey, wedding dress helped out a couple in need, though, wouldn’t the splurge feel a whole lot sweeter? If you are still on the hunt for your perfect wedding dress, check out this beyond-gorgeous Maggie Sottero once-wed number. It’s being sold on RecycledBride.com for $1000, and the story behind this will warm your heart. 7 months before Maria and Evan were set to tie the knot, Evan was...

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Recycled Bride: Everything You Need to Know About Eco-Friendly Wedding Dresses, Part 2

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Welcome back to Recycled Bride's roundup of the freshest ideas in ethical bridalwear. Last week we talked about recycling and reusing your dress through online resale, and I shared some of the latest styles from the hottest eco-friendly wedding dressdesigners around. Today in Part 2, you'll learn even more exciting ways to wear the dress of your dreams and be kind to the planet. • Rent a wedding gown. Grooms have been getting married in rented tuxedos since the...

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