Wedding Style Inspiration: Art Deco Meets City Modern Chic

by Bride Chic

It took me years to find exactly the right spot to shoot 1930's style gowns so they'd reflect all the best of the Art Deco era. My compliments go out to photographer, Jim Vetter who scouted out the perfect canvas for this project at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in San Francisco. This is a place I'd describe in one word---elegant! Says Jim, "My vision for this shoot was to reflect the reawakened interest in early 20th Century stylings and set it against the metropolitan backdrop of...

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Time Traveling Bride: The Fabulous 1950’s

by Bride Chic

I only wish I had a whole book to cover this week's featured era on Time Traveling Bride. In short—the 1950’s were fabulous! When Christian Dior revolutionized fashion in 1947 with his “New Look” it was with cinched waists atop skirts flowing in yards of fabric over layers of crinoline. It marked a turning point in Twentieth-Century fashion—the hourglass, the most defined female silhouette, was back. It wasn't until around 1950 that this look we associate with the...

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Time Traveling Bride: Recreating the 1930’s

by Bride Chic

Can you think of any era of fashion more in sync with cinema than the 1930's? The body-hugging bias cut was still a new, even radical concept back then, especially for a wedding gown. While a French designer named Madeline Vionet pioneered the bias cut gown in the twenties, the thirties was when 'on the bias' took form in the long, lean silhouette we most remember on stars like Garbo and Harlow. During this golden era it wasn't Paris as much as Hollywood that decreed the low down on...

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HOT Off the Press: New Wedding Dresses from BHLDN

by Azure

The second I laid eyes on the new dresses (literally just unveiled) from BHLDN, I was smitten. And I couldn't wait to share the new styles with you, stylish Savvy Scoopers! These BHLDN gowns hit all the right notes and trends. Sleek silhouettes (like Pippa Middleton's bridesmaid dress), lace and feather appliqué, romantic ruffles, waist-cinching bridal belts and so much more. And check out the ostrich feather bridal bolero in the last photo... how decadent is that? So perfect...

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Dramatic Bridal Veils, Accessories and Style Inspiration by Johanna Johnson

by Azure

We constantly strive to show off the very best in all things wedding. But every bride's eye is a bit different, everyone's style is unique. Thanks to the rapidly expanding wedding space, there are now chic wedding day options no matter what your style. Whether you love modern, sleek lines, vintage romance, or high-drama glam, the right bridal adornments are definitely here for the taking! Today's bridal accessories post is all about drama from eras past. I stumbled upon Johanna...

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Wedding Reception Decor: Styling a Vintage Hollywood Wedding

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events How to Style an Old Hollywood Glam, Vintage-Inspired Wedding When styling any wedding with a theme it's important to remember to stay within reason. Style your overall décor with influences from your theme or era, rather than actually having a “themed wedding.” It is much more tasteful to plan your wedding décor with influences from things you love rather than making the focus of your day the “theme” and not you! This week...

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Royal Wedding Dresses of Great Britain- Queen Elizabeth

by Azure

About Bride Chic Kate Middleton's wedding dress is the Christmas morning anticipation of not only the bridal but fashion world. I thought it might be fun to look back through the eras and see who was wearing what designed by who. Let's start with Queen Elizabeth, shall we? Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten of Greece and Denmark in 1947. On the Queen and Duke’s 60th wedding anniversary, an exhibition ran at Buckingham Palace commemorating that day when post-war...

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