Amethyst + Ruby Wedding Colors To Love

by Azure

Rich jewel tones paired with vibrant berry hues is a wedding color combination that spells luxury and romance! It's especially perfect for Fall and Winter I Do's, whether you're tying the knot downtown, at a museum, on a ranch, or in a barn. In the inspiration board above (shot by Onelove Photography) you'll notice modern pops of metallic, plus texture-rich succulents, an unexpected addition that adds another layer of Wow! If you think these wedding colors are everything and more,...

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Peacock Eyes and other Bridal Beauty Trends

by Azure

It wasn't just fashion that captured the spotlight on Roberto Cavalli's Fall 2012 Milan Fashion Week catwalk. Everyone was talking about the captivating peacock eyes! For a daring, fashion-forward bride, I think this look is divine! And if you want to give it a test drive to see if it's right for your white aisle, keep reading to learn the three simple steps... 1. Line eyes with black liner. 2. Sweep black shadow from the lids to the brow bones. 3. Apply three sparkling,...

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Regal Peacock Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

Navy is one of the most classic and timeless colors around, and has long been a favorite among brides-to-be. In fact, I learned that at Bella Bridesmaid here in Chicago, 25% of brides that come in request either navy or grey for their b-maids. Are you surprised? I've always loved pairing navy with a variety of jewel tones and peacock feather inspiration! After all, 2012 is the year of the feather! The result is a rich, decadent wedding color palette that makes a beautiful...

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Jewel Tones for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Photos via Santa Barbara Chic   ...inspired by Jason Wu's latest collection!   I simply cannot get enough of the rich jewel tones in Jason Wu's Pre-Fall 2012 collection. What a perfect piece of inspiration for fall and winter brides! Wouldn't a regal wedding color palette of ruby, emerald and sapphire be heaven? Especially when you add a few pops of silver or gold!   What's your favorite wedding color palette right now? And what palettes are you SO...

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Eco-Chic Fall Wedding Style Ideas from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Autumn is a time to celebrate nature's bounty, and Fall's hottest green weddings will do it with eco-chic style that's lush, bold, and romantic. Think succulents, foliage, and tons of greenery; vintage silver decorations paired with bright jewel-toned accents, and romantic silhouettes. A few ideas to inspire your green Autumn wedding: 1. Adele Wechsler Eco-couture is a perennial favorite among green fashionistas. The Sierrawedding dress is made of certified...

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Cue The Drum Roll: January Dessy Style Board Challenge Winner!

by Azure

I am thrilled to unveil the winning Dessy-Pantone Style Board for our January Dessy Style Board Challenge! This lovely inspiration board was submitted by Lesley C., and she chose a beautiful jewel-toned wedding color palette of Ribbon Red, Wild Berry, and classic Black. Because of Lesley's eye for style and design, she's scored $500 from The Dessy Group!!! Love this board? Get the look with the Dessy products below... - For the ladies: Dessy Bridesmaid Style 2749 (shown in ivory)...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Erica

by Azure

I cannot get enough of the photography dream team that is Rothwell Photography (comprised of an adorable husband and wife pair-Sasha and Tim Rothwell). When I first featured their work on the blog, I said (semi-jokingly) to my boyfriend that I had found the photographers who would photograph our wedding. And I told Sasha that I would be flying her and Tim out to Chicago when it was time for me to walk down the aisle... But enough about me and my future wedding! Sasha and Tim are...

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BCBG: Jewel-Toned Evening Dresses for your Bridesmaids!

by Azure

I love BCBG for cute cocktail dresses, chic layering pieces, and of course, stylish clutches and purses. But while shopping this weekend, I thumbed through this season's BCBG Shopping Guide, and saw a midnight blue evening gown that I fell in love with. For bridesmaids in an elegant fall or winter wedding, it was simply perfection. Unfortunately, it must be a brand new piece because its not yet listed on the BCBG website. The photo above is currently featured on the home page, but...

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2009 Emmys: Red Carpet Trends to Inspire Your Bridal Look

by Azure

If you are lacking inspiration for your wedding dress or bridesmaids' dresses, the red carpet at awards shows is always a great resource. You can see upcoming trends & styles, and the colors that are hot right now, and use these as a starting point for dreaming up your perfect bridal look. A few trends that stood out, many of which translate nicely from a walk down the red carpet to a walk down the aisle... - Sweetheart necklines (always a flattering choice) - Deep V's, for our...

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Diva Dialogue: Wedding Trends for the 2009

by Azure

About Diva Dialogue at Wedding Paper Divas It’s official—the 2009 wedding season is here and we can’t help but feel the excitement in the air as couples head to Wedding Paper Divas to select their save the date cards, engagement party invitations and wedding invitations. As couples select their wedding stationery designs, we especially love watching the new styles, trends and inspiration of the season unveil. After all of our research into what’s hot for 2009, we’ve come...

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