15 Favorites from Houghton Bride

by Azure

Ever since Houghton NYC launched its edgy bridal line in October 2012, I've been a super fan! Catering to the non-traditional, fashion-forward, chic and daring nearlywed, Houghton delivers luxurious gowns, suits, separates and finishing touches that strike the perfect balance between sexy and romantic. Whether you're planning a quickie City Hall wedding, intimate destination I Do's, or are simply looking to walk the white aisle in high-fashion style, the Houghton Bride collection...

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You Don’t Have to Be Indian to Plan a Spectacular Indian Wedding

by Bitchless Bride

Brideys, this is for all of you cool girls... The ones that are inspired enough to do something truly different on your wedding day. As a planner I plan a lot of weddings (duh), but I plan all sorts of weddings... I have had the awesome opportunity to experience pretty much every race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. But, I must say that Indian weddings are a tremendous treat! I love getting to be a part of an Indian wedding because it's an amazing chance to witness an incredible...

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New Cocktail Gowns by Pronovias: For Brides and ‘Maids

by Azure

These stunners are from the PronoviasCocktail Gowns collection... but several of the full-length styles are perfect for the white aisle! A great match for the modern bride who wants to break tradition (whether that means donning a non-white hue, unexpected embellishments, or a short, sassy style), the gowns featured in the first 6 photos are sure to make you swoon. And if you're a Herve Leger addict (guilty as charged), you'll adore the multitude of bandage dresses included in this...

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Haute Casadei Bridal Heels For A Steal: Today Only on Gilt.com!

by Azure

Earlier today, RecycledBride showed us the hottest eco-friendly bridal (and bridesmaids’) shoes around. Trendy and enviornmently-friendly is always ideal, but your bridal style doesn’t have to be green, as long as you incorportate eco-friendly elements into other parts of your big day. Today on Gilt.com, Casadei shoes are a featured sale, and they are to-die-for! If you want to make a statement with your bridal heels, and ere on the less traditional side, hurry on over to Gilt! ...

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Hollywood Style Trend Report: Engagement Rings- Colored Gemstones, Platinum Settings

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Platinum Guild International What do Mr. Big, Javier Bardem and Dax Shepard have in common? They all popped the question to their brides-to-be with non-traditional engagement rings featuring dazzling colored gemstones! I don't know about you, but this is one 2010 wedding trend that I am loving! I used to dream about having a canary diamond engagement ring rock on my finger... “Whether it’s a black, yellow or blue gemstone, colored engagement rings set in...

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Wedding Flower Friday: A New Spin On Groom Boutonnieres!

by Azure

I always love finding unique alternatives to fresh wedding flowers! Fresh flowers are beautiful, and can add so much to the ambiance at your wedding ceremony and reception. But incorporating a few non-traditional florals- a vintagebrooch bridal bouquet, moss table numbers or other reception decor, fondant succulents to adorn your wedding cake... will leave a lasting impression on your wedding guests! How fantastic are these handmade boutonnières by Monsier Cocarde for you groom!? ...

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Engaged Couple Make Guests Work For Their Wedding Invitation: Geek-Fabulous!

by Azure

Non-gamers beware! You saw in our Top Wedding Trends for 2010 that we are well aware of the move towards techy wedding planning and nuptials- #10 on our list was iDo. But, Darina and Niko (an engaged German couple) have taken this trend to a whole new level... together, they created an 8-bit video game for their wedding invitations! And if their guests don't have the skill to make it through all the levels, they'll be left in the dark on the wedding details- players must make it to...

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The Man Registry: Is a Female Best Man Acceptable?

by Azure

About The Man Registry Common perception is that your Best Man and groomsmen should all be guys. And based on 99.9% of weddings, this perception is true. However, selecting the people that are going to be standing next to you on the most important day of your life isn’t always that cut and dry. Your wedding party members should be chosen based on who you want to share this special moment with. If your closest friend is girl or if you share a special bond with your sister, it’s...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Deciding Which Wedding Traditions to Follow

by Azure

In this week's column the Wedding Maven answers a question about wedding traditions, and how to decide which ones are important. If you need wedding advice we have two ways for you to get your questions answered. Our Ask the Experts panel answers all your questions about wedding logistics and decisions at asktheexperts@onewed.com The Wedding Maven answers your questions about wedding etiquette, traditions, and relationships at weddingmaven@onewed.com

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Bubbly Bride: Not So Traditional in A Black Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Brides are changing trends and choosing not to settle for the white wedding dreams of the past. They are becoming a bit more edgy with their attire and looking fabulous in black wedding gowns! The long belief and tradition of women in white wedding dresses symbolizing purity and wholeness seems to have fallen aside, while chic eye-catching fashion has become the front runner. While goth-style brides have been known to dazzle in black, this fashion statement is...

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