5 Affordable LBD Options for Bridesmaids

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Ladies, if you want your favorite ladies to love you long time, don't make them wear a $250 full length teal gown with a pink chiffon sash. Put them in something sexy and contemporary that they'll definitely wear again - like perhaps, a little black dress? Black is universally flattering on b-maids of any size - and a LBD won't be doomed to haunt the back of their closets for all eternity. Put your gals in the same dress, or let them mix and match! You can't go wrong with classic...

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Splurge Vs. Save: The Ultimate Affordable Art Deco Wedding Jewelry Breakdown

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Art Deco is one of our (and everyone else's) biggest wedding OBSESSIONS this season! But if you've looked into acquiring any antique bling for your wedding, you've probably noticed it isn't cheap. If you don't have a jewelry drawer of treasured, wedding-ready heirlooms, you're in luck! We've done a little legwork, and we found a bevy of beautiful vintage-inspired gems that quickly conjure up images of sultry 1930's and 1940's Deco babes. And the best news? It's all $100. Feast your...

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Bride Chic: State Of The Art Chic- Wedding Dresses Under $1000

by Azure

About Bride Chic What a great time to be a bride! It never ceases to amaze me how many cutting edge, custom wedding dress designs you can find on Etsy, some of them under $1000.00. Yes, Bridal Bliss Designs offers some lollapaloozas in gorgeous fabrics and laces with a median price point around $630.00. My fave is the top photo. The lace is to die for. Which one do you love? And if you're an Etsy fanatic like me, what other Etsy designers are must-knows for brides-to-be? Helpful...

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Chic DIY Bridal Hairstyle: A Favorite Hair Tool For A Simple Bun

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl Look out, Bumpits! The Goody Spin Pin is the new kid in town! What girl doesn't love the comfort and chic simplicity of a bun? It can be worn casual or fancy (I wore one for my wedding) and it’s the perfect solution for a bad hair day or if you want to skip a wash. If your wedding budget is tight and you're trying to do as much DIY as possible, this new bun-making tool is the answer to your prayers. It comes in two colors...

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Bride Chic: Say I Do To J. Crew (And A Few Other Fashion Chains)

by Azure

About Bride Chic I never met anyone who didn't just swoon over J. Crew. Especially after they launched their first bridal collection back in 2004. Since then I'd say they're doing pretty well. So well, they've opened a two story, Madison Avenue bridal salon. The toney loft offers everything from wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and cocktail chic for all the guests. Jewelry designed by Lulu, Dana Lorenz and Miriam Haskel can be found as well as headpieces and veils. However,...

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Simple, Budget-Friendly DIY Wedding Decor Must-Have: White Candles

by Azure

You are planning your wedding on a tight budget. But, you have an eye for style that you are not willing to compromise. Does this sound like you? A little DIY and creativity can go a long way, and you can create a beautiful ambiance at your wedding reception without breaking the bank. Want to know how? Meet white candles of all different sizes; they may just become your new best friend! Plain white candles are extremely budget-friendly, can be purchased in bulk, and will create a...

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09.04.09: The-Dream and Christina Millian Get Hitched in Vegas!

by Azure

In July, we reported that rapper/producer The-Dream would wed singer Christina Milian. Well, it didn't take long, because the two got hitched on Friday (Sept. 4th) in Las Vegas! The quickie ceremony went down around midnight Friday morning, at the same Little White Wedding Chapel that Britney Spears married at in 2004 (when she wed her hometown beau, Jason Alexander). Surprisingly, this was a very low-key, budget-friendly affair. Milian rented her wedding dress for a mere $200...

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A Great Inexpensive Site for Bridesmaid Dresses, Accessories, and More!

by Azure

I recently discovered LuLu's, an online shopping site featuring emerging new designers and pieces from around the world, all of which are affordable for the average gal! I poked around a bit, and found some adorable dresses, shoes, and hair accessories that would be perfect for your bridesmaids! With dresses for under $50, shoes under $40, and hair accessories under $15, your 'maids would be delighted to pony up a little cash for these cute items. And if these finds are too casual...

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Gorgeous Vintage-Inspired One Shoulder Wedding Dress for $98?

by Azure

The Bespoke Bride is right. You should love how you feel in your wedding dress, and adore how you look in the photos that captured the big day. But... If you can find a beautiful wedding dress, perfectly suited for you on the cheap, that's as good as it gets, right? While trolling the fashion and wedding style websites today, I came across these two gowns, and could not believe my eyes when I saw the prices! The first dress, ultra chic and glamorous, with a long sheer train and...

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Bridesmaid dresses – Why All The Drama?

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Bridelines.com Have you had a relationship with a bridesmaiddress that is more tumultuous than Heidi and Spencer’s faux marriage? We know there are lots of women who curse the day bridesmaid dresses were invented, so Bridelines has some tips for brides on how to choose dresses that won’t make your bridesmaids regret answering the inevitable question “Will you be my bridesmaid?” As your friends are trying to be sensitive to you and your every whim,...

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