Royal Wedding Hats Off to Ella Gajewska… and Fascinators too!

by Azure

About Bride Chic It never ceases to amaze me the level of talent found on Etsy. Add to that I love being the first to spread the word about new (and relatively new) Etsy shops and indie designers running them. Meet Ella Gajewska of Ella Gajewska Millinery, creator of some of the most drop dead gorgeous fascinators I've seen since Wills and Kate's royal wedding. As a milliner, her range goes from day and evening hats to the white bridal headwear you see here. As Ella puts it,...

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Kate Middleton-Inspired Wedding Dresses and a Pippa Gown too!

by Azure

We knew that the royal wedding would spark Kate Middleton-inspired bridal gowns to flood the market. We already showed off a few Duchess-esque dresses, but now Lord & Taylor has partnered with A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz to introduce two new Kate Middleton gowns. And a Pippa Middleton confection, too! The first is a classic lookalike of Kate's ceremony dress (with long, lace sleeves and covered buttons up the back) and the second is inspired by the royal reception dress by Sarah...

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2011 Wedding Trends: Royal Wedding Hats and Fascinators

by Azure

Ok, wow. I need to take a deep breath, because I am super excited with last night's find! Like a beacon in the night... while I browsed wedding hairstyles and bridal beauty trends... Jane Tran came to me. Along with our fab twitter pals we've been gunning for the royal wedding hat and fascinator trend to hit the states ASAP. Little did we know, Jane Tran's exquisite bridal fascinators and hats we're right under our noses. In Los Angeles to be precise! Check out all this lovely...

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Why the Long Veil? Bridal Veils 101

by Azure

About Bride Chic In an era of short pouf veils and perky little fascinators... are long veils perchance becoming history? I doubt it. For some traditional brides wearing a veil-the longer the better-- is what being a bride is all about. For Red Carpet Brides especially, the focus has been on long, sweeping veils. Chelsea Clinton wore a long one last July and a couple weeks back, Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge wore a waltz length (although we expected something much...

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Get Kate Middleton’s Bridal Gown (Lookalike) for $700!

by Azure

What if I told you that you could buy a wedding dress inspired by Kate Middleton's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen stunner for less than $1000? Well hold onto your royal wedding hats... because Nordstrom just unveiled the 'Duchess' Wedding Gown by JS Collections! This classic wedding dress, with its full a-line skirt, flattering corseted bodice and long, lace sleeves is a budget bride's dream come true. You can purchase this beauty for just $698! If you loved Kate's royal...

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Two Lucky Winners: Engraved Flute and Server Set, Registry Must-Have

by Azure

Looks like we weren't the only ones with royal wedding fever! This week's giveaway- an engraved Seed Pearl Flute & Server Set from Things Remembered- is a gift even the royals would love. And the lucky winner is... Katy K.! Congrats, Katy! We know you'll treasure this celebratory set for years to come. We're also excited to announce the winner of our So You Wanna Be A Designer giveaway! The lucky bride walking away with the Kenmore Elite 5-Quart Stand Mixer is... Jennifer S.! ...

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Pippa Middleton’s Sleek Sarah Burton Gown: Get the Look!

by Azure

The world can't stop buzzing about Pippa Middleton's Maid of Honor gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. It's only a matter of time before you start seeing wedding dresses just like Pippa's in bridal shops near you. So until then, see if any of these similar gowns tickle your fancy! Not a single style features all the lovely details seen on the Sarah Burton creation, but you never know what'll grab you! And since the majority of these dresses are sleeveless, you can add a...

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Royal Wedding Gift Giveaway: Engraved Flute and Server Set!

by Azure

OneWed's Savvy Steals & Deals The royal wedding is now a beautiful piece of history. And this week's wedding giveaway is royal indeed! Things Remembered proves you don't have to be royalty to make your wedding day one-of-a-kind. And one lucky bride-to-be will win a custom-engraved Seed Pearl Flute & Server Set from Things Remembered! Like fine beadwork on a wedding dress, this royal collection exudes classic sophistication. The pearls and stones are set by hand, and the satin...

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Royal Wedding Trend Alert: Haute Couture Hats!

by Azure

We know that the royal wedding will have a major impact on trends to come. Bridal designers are already rushing to create wedding dresses reminiscent of Kate Middleton's Sarah Burton stunner. One trend that everyone is holding out for (and royally excited about) is the high-fashion millinery trend. From bright and bold to dramatic and ornate, hats were the must-have accessory for Friday's royal nuptials! While Philip Treacy was the go-to designer, royal milliner Stephen Jones made...

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress: Designers Share Their Thoughts!

by Azure

How much did you love Kate Middleton's wedding dress? Opinions from style icons, influential designers and everyday folks have been overwhelmingly positive. Designer Carolina Herrera even rated Kate's bridal look an 11 on a scale from one to 10! Women's Wear Daily asked some of the top designers (from Vera Wang to Monique Lhuiller to Nicole Miller) to share their thoughts on Kate's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. Here's what the designers had to say! Vera...

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