Vintage-Inspired Bridal Updo: DIY in 5 Minutes!

by Azure

I saw this adorable vintage-inspired updo on From Me To You. While it may be a bit too casual for your actual I Do's, it's perfect for the rehearsal dinner, bridal brunch and the honeymoon. Read on to learn how you can get the look with 5 simple steps in 5 minutes flat! 1. Work with day-old hair and divide into three equal parts. Quickly spray each section with hairspray to ensure hold throughout the day. Let the hairspray set (give it a few moments) and then lightly comb through...

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Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette from The Man Registry: Party Down?

by Azure

About The Man Registry From time to time, we receive an interesting question from a user that simply must be answered in a public forum. Take this one on drunken rehearsal dinners for example: Q -We’re holding our rehearsal dinner at my parent’s house. Very casual, very low-key. Our wedding party members are all old friends from college and things generally get pretty crazy when they’re all together. If a full-on party breaks out, should we shut it down? Or go with the flow?...

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The Groom’s Starter Guide to Rehearsal Dinner Attire From The Man Registry

by Azure

About The Man Registry The rehearsal dinner is the perfect opportunity for the groom and his family to show off a little bit. We all know that the bride’s side is responsible for planning the wedding reception- which is likely to be the event that is remembered most. However, the rehearsal dinner is picking up steam in recent years as an event that can more than hold its own. Today we’re blogging about what the groom should wear to the rehearsal dinner (and the wedding...

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Recycled Bride: Rock your Rehearsal Dinner - Eco Style!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride It's easy to get so excited about your wedding dress that you forget about getting decked for all of your other wedding-related celebrations, like the rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. The fabulous frocks and amazing accessories below have two things in common: they're all sustainably produced, and they'll all impress your guests with miles of eco-chic style. 1.The sculptured lace heart dress by odasf on Etsy is a romantic bride-to-be's dream...

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Create This Tropical Destination Wedding Tablescape In 10 Easy Steps!

by Azure

Now that you’ve seen what a fabulous affair you can create with the help of Party City, let’s break down this tropical tablescape into ten simple, DIY steps! 1. Set the tone with your table cover Drape each dinner table with Party City’s Hibiscus White Table Roll ($19.99) or Floral Paradise Table Cover ($3.20). 2. Dress it up with a tableskirt Adorn the tropical draped tables with bright pink (if your hubby-to-be will allow it!) or Caribbean blue tableskirts. Or mix and match...

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Plan The Perfect Destination Wedding Rehearsal Dinner: Hawaiian Paradise With Party City!

by Azure

Over the next few weeks, right here on the blog, I’ll be taking you through how to plan an out-of-this-world destination wedding weekend! The Wyndham Nassau Resort in Nassau, Bahamas is where I learned the tricks of the trade, b ut if the beautiful Bahamas isn’t right for you and your fiancé, these tips and tricks will work like a charm at any location you desire. Let’s start with the rehearsal dinner, shall we?Samantha Goldberg (celebrity wedding planner) and Party City chose a...

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Eye On Bridal Fashion: Let’s Welcome The Little White Dress!

by Azure

Brides-to-be planning a wedding for 2010 or 2011- you are in luck! Because the Little Black Dress (aka LBD) has transformed itself in a major way... And the new LBD is now the LWD, or Little White Dress! How perfect is this if you are on the hunt for a second dress for your wedding reception?? Take a look at some of my favorite LWDs, all from the fab new site, RentTheRunway. On RentTheRunway, you can rent a designer dress especially for your special occasion! So, that to-die-for...

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Bubbly Bride: More Than Just A Rehearsal Dinner

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Food has always surrounded wedding festivities. You begin with the rehearsal dinner, jump into the 5 course wedding meal and end with the morning after brunch. By the end of the marathon weekend, it is easy to feel as if you are in a food coma. Try planning other activities for each event with food, instead of planning events with the main purpose to gather together to eat. An example of this is to plan your rehearsal celebration at a bowling alley and have...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Custom Dress From Coco Myles!

by Azure

What a great week this was! We launched our Ultimate Proposal Contest, and our Coco Myles Savvy Steal was a huge success! But there can only be one winner, and the lucky winner of the custom dress from Coco Myles is... Brianna Fowler! Congratulations, Brianna! I can't wait to see the gorgeous Coco Myles dress you create! Don't forget to send us a picture! Please email savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize! Have a wonderful weekend, one and all! *Disclosure: custom dress...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Customized Dress from Coco Myles!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Back in May, I uncovered a little gem for brides and bridesmaids- Coco Myles. This site offers a vast collection of uniquely customizable & affordable dresses, most of which cost less than $200! With celebrity-inspired cocktail frocks, mix and match styles, and ideal silhouettes to flatter every figure, you really can't go wrong on the Coco Myles site! Since our #1 Trend for 2010 is “Screw The Trends- Be Yourself”, we thought a Coco...

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