2010 SAG Awards: Celeb Fashion Done Right to Inspire your Bridal Look!

by Azure

What did you think of the red carpet fashion at the 2010 SAG awards? We tuned in, and thought the stars brought it classier, sassier and more red hot than at the Globes! Here are some of our faves, perfect for your pre-wedding parties and your big day! Christina Applegate wowed in a stunning Roberto Cavalli v-neck number. I adore the sky blue hue and Swarovski beading detail on the shoulders! And how fab was Kate Hudson, with that plunging back and slinky silhouette!? Kyra...

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The Man Registry: Stocking the Bar for Your Wedding Reception and Rehearsal Dinner

by Azure

A great way to save money and personalize your wedding reception or rehearsal dinner is to take care of the drinks that will be served at the event. Although some venues won’t allow you to bring your own liquor, most will at least let you have some say in what will be served. Other venues will leave the bar entirely up to you to either cater or set up yourself. The first thing to remember is that a wedding reception is much different than a bar party. Something to consider is the...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Children and Rehearsal Dinners

by Azure

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question about how to make sure the rehearsal dinner doesn't turn into a highchair food fight. Do you need wedding advice? OneWed has two great ways for you to get all your wedding questions answered. If you have questions about wedding related traditions, etiquette or relationships, write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com. If you have questions about wedding how-tos, ranging from logistics to decorations, write our...

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NY Sample Sale for the Modern Glamorous Bride-to-Be!

by Azure

Chloe and Reese is a high-end design shop that recently launched an exclusive collection of party and cocktail frocks, Ardour. If you want to steal the show at your engagement party, bachelorette party, or rehearsal dinner, you'll want to check these out. And if you are a New York bride, what better time to scope these fun and flirty numbers than during a Chloe and Reese sample sale! You have from tomorrow until Friday (Sept. 2nd - 4th), between noon and 7pm, to grab a gorgeous,...

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DIY Decorating Idea for a Casual Event

by Azure

Happy Monday, hope you enjoyed your long weekend! Remember a few weeks ago when Jamie pointed us toward paint cards as a way to get inspiration for wedding colors? In Real Simple, one of this month’s “New uses for old things” has an idea for folding the paint cards over and making place cards out of them. I tried it this weekend for a family brunch, and it really brightened up the table. Obviously, not the way to go for a formal event, but it could be a fun touch for a...

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Add some zing to your wedding party table

by Azure

You may have a few Swarovski crystals glittering away on your gown or in your hair, but don't you want to spread the sparkle? These Swarovski crystal tea lights will have your head table glowing. ...And it's not like anybody would exactly complain if these also showed up at your engagement party or future soirées. They're a bit of an investment, but when does shine go out of style?

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Barbeque or banquet—planning your rehearsal dinner

by Azure

Barbeque or banquet—planning your rehearsal dinner Special feature by Robbin Montero of A Dream Wedding The wedding rehearsal and subsequent dinner kick off the entire series of wedding events. What better way to introduce members of the wedding party and key family members than with warm introductions and a celebratory meal? Depending on the type of wedding, the number of guests at the rehearsal dinner is sometimes nearly as large as the guest list for the actual wedding. In...

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