Win Valentino Couture for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Step into fall in style and walk the white aisle in something sparkling from Valentino Couture with OneWed's mid-September giveaway! To help our brideys embrace the beautiful Autumn season, we thought a giveaway would do the trick! And we've secured a $1,000 pair of wedding shoes (pictured above) to gift to one lucky reader! The Prize: Valentino's Jewelry Couture-Bow d'Orsay Pump, in champagne beige or black and gold. Now that you know the booty you're gunning for, I'm sure...

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Talk About a Star-Studded Wedding Weekend! Anne Hathaway and Others Host Stealth I Do’s

by Azure

We knew it was only a matter of time until Anne Hathaway took the plunge with her actor/jeweler beau, Adam Shulman. And this weekend she officially became a Mrs.! It all went down in Big Sur, California (a la Natalie Portman), on a private estate in front of 180 guests. Anne wore custom Valentino, an off-the-shoulder, full a-line gown of romantic lace and frothy tulle. For her something old and wedding head chic, Anne chose a 1920's inspired headdress attached to a simple tulle...

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Runway to White Aisle: Fall 2012 Couture

by Azure

It's couture season, one of my favorite times of the year! So much inspiration from so many delightful designers! And while couture collections tend to be a little out there and over the top (see the last photo in this post), we think the drama of couture is just the ticket to help traditional brides think outside the white wedding box. Remember- a strapless a-line gown in white or ivory with white satin heels and a cathedral length veil is NOT the only option, brideys! And we're...

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Peacock Eyes and other Bridal Beauty Trends

by Azure

It wasn't just fashion that captured the spotlight on Roberto Cavalli's Fall 2012 Milan Fashion Week catwalk. Everyone was talking about the captivating peacock eyes! For a daring, fashion-forward bride, I think this look is divine! And if you want to give it a test drive to see if it's right for your white aisle, keep reading to learn the three simple steps... 1. Line eyes with black liner. 2. Sweep black shadow from the lids to the brow bones. 3. Apply three sparkling,...

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Dreamy Dresses by Valentino, Spring 2012 Couture

by Azure

Prints, watercolors and loads of alluring illusion fabric, Valentino's Spring 2012 Couture collection is a dream come true! Valentino effortlessly fused the extravagance of couture and decadent Marie Antoinette details with soft, whispery elegance and old-world modesty. And the outcome was grand! The barely there prints were feminine and lovely, and high sheer necklines and long, transparent sleeves paid homage to the ill-fated queen. We adore the pristine white coat (in photo...

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Couture 2011 Dresses to Inspire Your Wedding Day Look

by Azure

From Paris with love... Couture 2011 has arrived! There's no denying that high-fashion catwalks provide fabulous bridal style inspiration. Especially when designers are showing their incredible couture creations! Two of my favorite Couture 2011 collections thus far--Giambattista Valli and Valentino. Giambattista Valli's debut collection at Paris Haute Couture left fashionistas begging for more. From Jackie O-inspired coats and shifts to feather-embellished little white dresses,...

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Vintage Chic Brides: Wedding Dreams Come True with YOOX

by Azure

Incorporating vintage into your bridal look or reception decor is a surefire way to wow your wedding guests. But fabulous vintage treasures can be hard to find. By complete chance, I stumbled upon YOOX.com. You know when something great comes your way and it's totally unexpected? That's how I felt when I found this fantastic site. YOOX is similar to Shop Bop, offering high-end designer pieces at sample sale prices. But what sets YOOX apart is its section filled with gorgeous...

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Bridal Style Inspiration from Valentino

by Azure

We're always looking to designer catwalks for bridal style inspiration. And after checking out Valentino's Resort 2012 collection, we couldn't wait to show off our favorite gowns and frocks! The dresses in Valentino's 2012 collection are light as a feather, floating down the runway with style and grace. I could totally see Kate Middleton rocking any one of these gowns, couldn't you? Feminine details, like 3D floral embroidery and flutter sleeves, adorn luxe silk and chiffon and...

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