Bride Chic: Cotton Goes Bridal!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Since cotton is the ultimate in laid-back casual, we rarely think of it in terms of bridal wear. Think again. Especially about organdy and swiss cotton. These are some of the finest fabrics in the world and not just for kids' dresses anymore. First-rate cottons like these have always been a stylish option for summer brides and garden weddings. One of the most beautiful wedding dresses I ever designed was a dotted swiss ball gown with an asymmetrical neckline. Savvy...

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Spring 2011 Vera Wang Wedding Dresses Hot Off The Runway!

by Azure

When Vera Wang unveils her latest and greatest bridal collections, I’ve never been disappointed. And this season is no different. Vera’s Spring 2011wedding dresses are just what the doctor ordered! Each piece embodies the delicate, airy feeling that Spring brings to each of us. Soft hues, luxurious fabrics, and clouds of silk and tulle dominate this Spring 2011 collection. As always, Vera’s collection include both classic, simple white or ivory wedding dresses, as well as...

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Bride Chic: Spring Kid Chic For Flower Girls And Other Pint-Sized Wedding Guests

by Azure

About Bride Chic For all of you looking for little girl dresses in 100% silks and cottons, check out these oooh la-la adorable creations from Wooden Soldier, an online fashion place for kids. One of my clients- God bless her- introduced me to this site. As a company that started out small, Wooden Soldier is dedicated to the principles on which their business was founded: quality, personal service, and unique merchandise... I was surprised to find such incredible kid chic (they offer...

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Featured Spring Wedding: Meredith and Eddie

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jessica Miller Photography This was a May wedding full of sunshine (and if you know Ohio weather, you'll know this couple was lucky and blessed!). The ceremony took place outdoors at the North Courtyard Gardens of the Center of Science and Industry in the heart of downtown Columbus. With a full city backdrop, gorgeous wedding flowers and a couple as lovely and genuinely amazing as Meredith and Eddie, it was sure to be a day to remember. Meredith is one of those...

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Bride Chic: Clouds of Tulle

by Azure

About Bride Chic What could say bridal more than a cloud of soft tulle? Defined, tulle is a fine mesh netting with a hexagonal pattern that comes in silk, cotton, nylon or acrylic/silk for power netting. Tulle is familiar because its the standard material for bridal veils. But did you know it comes in lighter versions and is used in bouffant skirts? The one pictured above proffers that ballerina look Vera Wang popularized a few years back. While the big tulle skirt is classic, edgier...

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Spring Inspirations: Wedding Ideas

by Azure

About Always A Blogsmaid Even in the concrete jungle that I live in (New York City) we are graced with these gorgeous patches of green that are just flooded with color this time of year. Sometimes brides will ask me if a color scheme works, or where they should start with a theme or look. If you're a spring bride, you really don't need to look any further than out the window (or down the street to the park). Here is some SpringSpiration and how it looks in a wedding. Enjoy! ...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: Spring has Sprung!

by Azure

About Rock 'n Roll Bride It’s starting to feel almost like spring has finally sprung here in the UK, so in honour of the little bit of sunshine we’re finally seeing I thought a warm and sunny wedding would be perfect. Coming across Nicole and Chris’ wedding, photographed by the brilliantly talented Tanja Lippert, I knew I’d found my wedding of the week. Doesn’t just looking at it make you smile? I love all the playful details mixed in with the distintly classic overall...

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