Recycled Bride: Eco-Friendly Wedding Shoes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Green shoes (in every color!) for the green bride and her bridesmaids! Wedding-day shoes come in all different colors and styles, from sparkly stilettos to hip multi-hued Mary Janes. And while there are plenty of conventional sources for your bridal heels and bridesmaids' shoes, today I'm going to introduce you some of the best new styles in a growing market for eco-friendly shoes. What makes a shoe eco-friendly? Most green shoes are made of sustainable or...

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Bride Chic: Wedding Dresses, The Future Is Here

by Azure

About Bride Chic In fashion speak, which is light years ahead of ordinary time, we're looking at Fall 2010. So when I ask, "what did you think of 2010?" simply take a look at these images. If you're a fashion student or junkie of couture you probably look to Paris to find the real haute couture going on in fashion, including looks for bridal. If you're new to bridal fashion, I''ll admit, these look a bit extreme but the Paris designers typically play with and throw out certain...

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New York Fashion Week Recap: From Catwalk To White Aisle

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is always a treat! It gives fantastic insight into upcoming fashion trends and hues that'll be hot! The designers' newest collections are also great for inspiring your bridal look. While using your imagination is key (since white is not the primary color floating down the runway), I adore fashion week since it helps brides decide what type of dress is best-suited for them and for their bridesmaids. There were some standout silhouettes this season. Use your...

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Wedding dress models…why so thin?

by Azure

Every now and then, there's a new conversation started about the fact that models are, believe it or not, skinny! Remember Kate Moss' comment about 'Nothing tastes as good as thin feels'? In the wedding world, we've heard a lot of chatter about how thin Vera Wang's runway models are.  And this might just be my preference, but wouldn't you like to see these lovely creations on models that look a bit more like you and me, more like real women?  The models are just so waif-like...

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Capture Your Wedding Day In Motion Through Illustration by Rosemary Fanti!

by Azure

As we spotlight Chicago wedding vendors throughout the month of November, here is a little something for our fashionista brides-to-be! Wouldn't you love to capture the elegance of your wedding day with illustration? Chicago Illustrator Rosemary Fanti does just that- she will attend a couple's wedding, and throughout the night, will capture the beauty of the event with live sketching. Once the fairytale night is over, Rosemary digitally shoots each illustration, and then presents the...

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