Offbeat, Nature-Inspired Bridal Jewelry

by Claire

Want to add that sophisticated accent to your big day but just can't find the right trinket to do the trick? We recently discovered Noa Sharon Designs on Etsy and were blown away by the creativity in each and every piece of jewelry. From hammered rose gold rings to sterling silver link earrings to bright gems set in a gold necklace, Noa Sharon adds a unique touch to every metal she works with. These handmade, nature-inspired designs are completely customizable, and some are true...

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27 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings that Sparkle Just as Bright

by Azure

Not every wanna be bride-to-be dreams about a sparkling diamond engagement ring. Some ladies would prefer something a little bit different. If this sounds like you, then you have come to the right place! Because today we show off the prettiest non-diamond engagement rings available on Etsy! Each ring style is unique, brilliant, and easier on the budget than a traditional diamond ring. Take a peek... White Sapphire Moissanite Morganite Emerald Peridot ...

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A New Etsy Favorite: 51 Fold

by Claire

51 Fold is one of our favorite new Etsy shops offering Save the Dates, bridal shower invites, “will you be my bridesmaid?” cards and more to fit any bride's stationery style. Go DIY with contemporary, cute and customizable designs that will stay within your budget. Explore Dala's top styles below and visit her Etsy shop for more! Save the Dates Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Cards Bridal Shower Invitations  

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Divine Vintage Bridal Gowns for Your Something Old

by Azure

Have you considered walking the white aisle in genuine vintage? It's the perfect way to knock out your "something old", and will have you sleeping easy knowing that other brides won't be donning the same dreamy wedding dress.  The vintage bridal stunners from Etsy below are gorgeous as can be. Take a look and pick a favorite!      

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30 Unique Bridesmaid Dresses Your Ladies Will Love

by Azure

With all the heavenly wedding dress inspiration we've been dishing up lately, we didn't want to leave your loyal bridesmaids out in the cold! So... We trolled through Etsy looking for the latest, most unique, and sophisticated choices for the bridal party, and came up with a lovely bunch of 30 stylish designs. Scroll on to see them all...

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25 Lacy Little White Dresses for the Reception

by Azure

How many brides are wearing a second look for the reception, currently on the hunt for the perfect LWD? Well, look no more because we've rounded up some of the prettiest little white (and ivory!) wedding dresses around. The best part? Each and every one of them can be purchased online. Just click the link below the photo when you find a frock you love. Don't forget to ideabook them too! Aren't these lacy stunners sweet?? Which style is your absolute favorite?       ...

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27 Ways to Seat Your Wedding Guests with Style

by Azure

While escort cards serve an important purpose, they can also really ramp up the uniqueness of your wedding day and reception decor. Thanks to creative Etsy sellers dreaming up new and unexpected ways to stylishly seat guests, the escort card world is bigger and better than ever. From keys and pinwheels, to vintage windows and mini gilded animals, the innovative ideas below are sure to get your DIY juices flowing! Don't forget to add your favorite escort card finds to an inspiring...

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Traditional With A Twist

by Bride Chic

Tuesday I wrote a post all about what makes the traditional bride so special in an era where the bridal gown as we know it has been redefined and updated to reflect today's tastes. I pointed out how Kate Middleton stunned us by sporting a timeless Chantilly lace A-line wedding dress with long sleeves when she married Prince William, bringing elements of the classic look back into designer collections. Lately I've seen some magnificent takes on tradition with that twist of...

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Top Places For Finding Indie Bridal Designers

by Bride Chic

Have you noticed the past few years indie designers seem to be, The Big Thing in bridal fashion? The mass produced uniform—you know the one that's in all the mainstream bridal salons: strapless mermaid with loads of ruffles—isn't everyone's cup of tea. Enter the indie designer. An indie is someone who has a real love of practicing her art and giving personal service. Her products are handmade and unique. As Hailey of Hustle Your Bustle (an online site offering indie designed...

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Stalking the Bridal Look Books: Marisol Aparicio

by Bride Chic

I first laid eyes on the work of Marisol Aparicio when a styled shoot was submitted to Bride Chic. Zoning in on the wedding dresses at closer range I realized this mother-daughter duo designs some really incredible stuff. They do a wide range of bridal starting with dresses and branching out with some beautiful accessories that include everything from capes, belts, veils and headpieces. My personal fave is their selection of mantillas, so delicate and clean-lined enough to bring out...

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