CONGRATS TO THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE

by Azure

About Bride Chic Yes, here it finally is, the one we've all been waiting for, that defining dress that will influence bridal fashion from this day forward. Consider before Kate Middleton even stepped out of her limo today, designers and dressmakers everywhere were planning replicas of a gown they'd never laid eyes on... Is it possible you ask to duplicate Sarah Burton's masterpiece? We'll see. Kate, now HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, went for both traditional and understated...

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Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Look: What’d You Love?

by Azure

Kate Middleton looked picture perfect head-to-toe! So we have to ask... what was the most wow-worthy piece of Kate's wedding day look?

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Kate Middleton in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen: a Modern Day Grace Kelly

by Azure

It's official! Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen is THE designer of Kate Middleton's royal wedding gown. And royal it is! And classically beautiful, too. In fact, I can't help but draw a parallel to Grace Kelly's gown. When the old Hollywood beauty wed Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, in 1956, she wore a wedding dress designed by Helen Rose. This gown featured a full a-line princess silhouette, a waist-cinching bodice and long, lace sleeves. Sounds familiar, doesn't it? We're...

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Royal Wedding Day: Mad About Philip Treacy

by Azure

The big day is here, and guests of the royal wedding are arriving in style. As expected, fascinators are the IT accessory. And Philip Treacy... is the IT designer! Here's a little Philip Treacy haute headwear couture in honor of this special day, 04.29.2011. Are you celebrating? If so, cheers!!

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Royal Wedding Dresses Throughout History: How Will Kate’s Look?

by Azure

Kate Middleton's wedding dress designer is still a mystery.... Early favorite Bruce Oldfield told WWD.com that he was NOT dressing Kate for her big I Do's. And while we reported that Sophie Cranston of Libelula was the royal wedding dress designer (according to the Huffington Post), Cranston has vehemently denied making the dress. Designers still in the running are Catherine Walker, Alice Temperley and Daniella Helayel from Issa. These tight-lipped ladies haven't confirmed or...

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Royal Wedding-Inspired Mood Board for BHLDN

by Azure

Love BHLDN? Then I bet you'd love to be featured on BHLDN's Facebook fan page! And here's your shot! BHLDN wants you to create a moodboard inspired by tomorrow's royal wedding. Check out mine above! BHLDN will pick the best submission and feature it on their Facebook page tomorrow, 04.29.2011. Pretty sweet, huh? What do you think of my royal wedding moodboard? Have you already submitted your own? If not, make it happen! We'd love to see a Savvy Scoop featured!

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Royal Wedding Style Inspiration: Bridal Head Chic

by Azure

Thanks to the royal wedding craze and Kate Middleton's enviable style, bridal head chic is more dramatic, haute couture-inspired and fabulous than ever before! Check out these statement-making bridal hats by Kitty Andrews Millinery! Aren't they lovely? The first couple styles are perfect for the princess-to-be. I especially love the pillbox hat adorned with on-trend feather flowers in photo 1. The rest of the hats are royal wedding ready, too! Can't you picture the Queen wearing...

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Princess-Worthy Wedding Dresses: Reem Acra, Spring 2012

by Azure

I think it's safe to say that bridal designer Reem Acra has caught the royal wedding bug! Just check out all the gorgeousness in Acra's Spring 2012 bridal collection! These gowns are embellished to the hilt and the details are majestic. Metallic beading adds elegance to structured corsets, bridal belts are bejeweled beyond belief and sheer illusion fabric is used liberally. Luxurious texture abounds, and romantic touches (like floral applique and embroidered cap sleeves) soften...

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Plan Your Own Royal Reception with Opulent Wedding Style

by Azure

Whether you're hot with royal wedding fever or you're royally sick of hearing about Prince William and Kate Middleton's April 29th nuptials, there's no denying that this wedding will go down in history. And while your wedding budget is much more modest than the $34 million Prince William is playing with, that doesn't mean you can't plan a out-of-this-world royal-inspired wedding! If you love opulence, elegance and classic-meets-modern wedding style, let these photos inspire...

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Royal Wedding Giveaway: Princess For a Day Wedding Contest!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for greenKarat On April 29, 2011, the same day as the Royal Wedding, SmartBrideBoutique.com will crown one lucky bride Princess for her wedding day. Giveaway items will be revealed daily, and the Grand Prize package includes over $13,000 worth of stylish and eco-friendly prizes to help a bride create her dream wedding. Today’s prize? $500 toward two custom, recycled wedding bands from greenKarat. Be green in honor of Earth Day and enter to...

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