Recycled Bride: Vintage Jewels for the Green Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Haskell, Trifari, Eisenberg and Weiss are not your seating chart... they're the vintage jewelers you should know! Vintage jewelry is a hot bridal trend for 2010. It's not only unique and stylish, it's eco-friendly too! Vintage costume jewelry pieces stand the test of time. Many are collector's items, yet are surprisingly affordable. Going vintage jewelry shopping can be a bit of challenge, unless you know some tricks of the trade. First, be aware that...

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Recycled Bride: Going Green by Going Vintage

by Azure

About Recycled Bride The ultimate in green bridal style is vintage chic Do you love romantic retro looks? If you've fallen in love with the feminine '50s silhouettes made popular again by Mad Men, or you love '30s flapper style or '70s funk, why not be a vintage bride? When you buy a wedding dress or accessories from another era, you're making an eco-friendly choice and opening your bridal style to a world of exciting possibilities. Wear a one-of-a-kind wedding dress that can't be...

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Best of Show: Hey Lady Bridal Shoes

by Azure

As we mentioned, we started off the week at the National Bridal Market here in Chicago. I saw some shoes that completely blew me away. Hey Lady, based in the San Francisco area is owned by twin sisters Emily and Jessica Leung. These ladies have created some amazing shoes. They’re vintage inspired, but totally modern and have some amazing comfort features. Personally, my favorites are Princess Buttercup and At Tiffany’s above, although I’m also a little bit in love with CoCo...

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Bel Canto Designs: 10% Off for Savvy Scoop Readers!

by Azure

We've been hard at work compiling all the top wedding trends for 2010! Not that you should (or need to) follow trend, but it's always fun to know what's hot, and what's not, right? For 2010, brides (and wedding planners, alike) are still loving the vintage-chic wedding! You really can't go wrong with vintage, and if you love this style aesthetic, then why not follow your heart? To help you achieve your vintage-inspired bridal look, Bel Canto Designs is offering our Savvy Scoop...

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Floral Fascinators: What Are They, And Why Are They So Fabulous?

by Azure

I have a confession. Graduating from college, with a degree in finance, and starting work at OneWed back in January, I was far from a wedding expert- especially when it came to bridal fashion. How far I've come since then... Its as if I've learned a whole new language! And I must say, it was a lot more fun (and much easier) than learning Spanish or Italian! Do you know what a Fascinator is? Because when I started at OneWed, I sure didn't! Defined, a fascinator is a delicate,...

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Bel Canto Designs: Vintage Jewelry Designer Launches Fab New Blog!

by Azure

The talented Mari of BelCanto Designs just launched her new vintage bridal jewelry blog! Back in May, we featured some of her gorgeous hair accessories and bracelets on the Savvy Scoop, and I was delighted to be given a first look at her brand new blog. A very well-done, beautiful site, with stunning bridal accessories for the classic, timeless bride, it's definitely worth a look! While the vintage bridal jewelry and hair accessories steal the show, Mari also incorporates photos of...

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Vintage-Inspired Wedding Gown: Timeless and Elegant

by Azure

Special Feature from Debbie Welcher ofChatfields Bridal Boutique Whether watching the stars on the red carpet or enjoying AMC’s Hit show Mad Men, we continue to be fascinated with Old Hollywood 50’s inspired glamour and elegance. The timeless beauty of these fashions is still relevant and popular almost 60 years later. Classic beauties like Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly or Jacqueline Kennedy remind us why the 1950’s fashion is timeless. The internet is abuzz with search...

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