Recycled Bride: The Eco-Bride Adorned

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Sustainable wedding day jewelry for your big day and your happily ever after Last week, I received an email from Erin, a Recycled Bride member who wanted to know where she could find the best heirloom-quality vintage jewelry. Erin's father wants to buy her a special piece of jewelry to wear on her wedding day and then to wear again every year on her anniversary. What a beautiful idea! A gift like this is thoughtful, meaningful, and will be a sweet lifelong...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were probably there! And for our non-Chicago gals who love the Etsy-Anthropology-Green wedding thing, I wanted to share some highlights from this rad event! Fashion... - Love Damask? Check out the adorable cocktail frock (for your 'maids or for you- a...

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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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Bride Chic: Out of the Cottage- The Artisan as a Trendsetter

by Azure

About Bride Chic Has Etsy become the new Vogue? The way fashion and bridal bloggers are hailing some of those artisan/designers whose one-of-a-kind products grace the site, you'd think so. This new genre of fashion star seems to have left the cottage and moved on to a bigger niche in Bryant Park. Here are a few names: Bonzie, Carol Hannah, Twigs and Honey- all successful designers- all on Etsy. This is a wonderful evolution we're seeing in that the artisan has finally become...

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Botanical Couture Décor, with an Eco-Friendly Twist!

by Azure

I happened to be on Twitter yesterday at just the right moment. I saw a tweet about the new holiday collection from JL Designs, clicked on the tiny url, and was instantly wowed. If you are a lover of all things couture, and sustainability is important to you, you’ll go wild over the “green” centerpieces, table accents, and more, in this fab holiday collection. Gorgeous green and grey succulents, creamy balsa wood flowers, and lush cedar trees take center stage as they sit in...

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Featured Wedding: Nancy and Adam

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Shannon of Shannon Lee Images Only 24 people were in the room when Nancy & Adam devoted their lives to each other on a rainy afternoon in Saint Louis, Missouri on October 9, 2009. Of these 24 teary eyed people (myself included) I felt absolutely honored to be one of them during this intimate expression of love. They wrote their own heartfelt vows and couldn't stop smiling at each other. It was a family affair as Adam's father married the couple and his uncle...

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Bride Chic: Dresses For Dancing!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Will you and your groom perchance be showing off a little Hip-hop at your reception? A bit of Foxtrot maybe? Nothing spells romance more than two lovers ballroom dancing. And because this is going to be your first dance as a couple, a symbolic act you perform for your guests to evoke oneness, you'll want to get it right. Your dance can be as timeless as something out of an Astaire and Rogers flick, or as hot and wild as the numbers in Mambo Kings. Whatever dance you...

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Featured Wedding: Mark and Hannah

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Heather and Grayson of Jagger Photography Mark and Hannah got married at the BEAUTIFUL Malibou Lake Mountain Club Agoura Hills, CA (sort of another part of LA). It was a quite, lake community with beautiful surroundings. You'd never know it was coming when you're driving in the area. This couple was so funny! They were so quiet until it came to their wedding, they we one of the most fun couples we've seen at a reception. This wedding was so much fun to shoot...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Sarah Houston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The Spring 2010 wedding dress collection from Sarah Houston cannot be summed up in a single word- it can’t be placed into a box and tied up in a pretty bow. Reason being, each dress that Sarah designs is uniquely inspired by her travels to some of the most romantic places in the world… medieval castles in England & Spain, churches and cathedrals in Italy & France, and inspiring art galleries and museums throughout Europe. Each and every dress in this line is truly unique. In...

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Veils and Bridal Hair Accessories: Inspired by Vintage Hollywood Glamour!

by Azure

If you are going for a vintage-inspired look for your wedding, these veils and hair accessories may be just what you are looking for. Part of New York Nat's Fall 2009 Hair Jewels Bridal Collection, the designer pairs vintage lace, soft feathers, and jade and pearl brooches to create these stunning bridal pieces!

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