Savvy Steals Winner- The Vintage-Chic Birdcage Veil Goes To…

by Azure

Hillary H! Congratulations, Hillary! You will look beyond beautiful walking down the aisle in this oh so perfect bridal accessory! Now you've got your dream wedding dress and your dream vintage veil! Don't forget to email savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize! Thanks to all of our Savvy Scoopers for reading and commenting! Until next week, ladies!

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Best of Show: Hey Lady Bridal Shoes

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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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Savvy Steals Giveaway: A Beautiful Birdcage Veil for the Retro Bride

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About OneWed’s Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway One of the biggest trends in wedding this year is vintage glamour! That makes this week’s Savvy Steal, a fabulous birdcage veil, the must-have accessory for this year’s vintage chic brides! For your chance to win this chic vintage look: • Register on OneWed.com
 • Write an informative comment on any Savvy Scoop blog post this week; comment on multiple to increase your chances of winning! • Only comments before 12 pm CST on...

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Recycled Bride: The Eco-Bride Adorned

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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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Featured Wedding: Amy and Allan

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Featured Wedding by Danielle Murphy Photography Allan and Amy were married at the historic Inn at St. John, in Plymouth, Michigan. The Inn opened as a Seminary in the 1940's and for 40 years served the Catholic Archidocese of Detroit. The wedding ceremony took place in the breathtaking chapel, complete with a 300 ft. walk down the aisle! Amy looked gorgeous as she was escorted down the aisle by her parents. The wedding reception was held in the unique two story glass atrium where...

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Recycled Bride: Green Your Nest

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About Recycled Bride 4 easy ways to bring sustainability into your marital home Every week in this space, I bring you the latest trends and tips to turn your white wedding green. But what about showing love for the planet after the big day? It doesn't have to be expensive or inconvenient to make changes that will have a big impact on the environment. Here are four simple, affordable steps you can take to make your home better for the Earth, and a healthier place for your family and...

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Lovely Bridal Jewelry and Hair Accessories!

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Once you've found the perfect wedding dress, it's time to complete the look! With all of the bridal accessories out there, it's not always easy to know where to start. There are a few online bridal accessory retailers that have beautiful and affordable items for your big day! Amanda Pearl has beyond-gorgeous earrings, necklaces, bracelets and headbands! In 2009, we saw a lot of bridal necklaces that incorporated lovely ribbon, and Amanda Pearl does it right! The necklace above is...

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Bride Chic: Salute To Adrian, The King Of Hollywood Glamour

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About Bride Chic When Hollywood designers are mentioned, two stand head and shoulders above all others: Adrian and Edith Head. Head of course had flair and that remarkable staying power. In a highly competitive arena, she outlasted just about every designer for two generations in Hollywood(or was it 3?). Then there was Adrian. He just had magnificent talent. Born Adrian Adolph Greenberg, he was head of costume at MGM from 1928-1942 in a time that would mark his fourteen-year reign...

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Recycled Bride: Beyond the Diamond Ring

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About Recycled Bride Alternatives to the standard wedding bling for eco-gals and their eviro-men. Have you ever questioned the logic of spending 3 months salary on an engagement ring? Through-the-roof jewelry prices, combined with the ugly realities of the diamond trade and the gold mining industry, are enough to make any smart couple choose alternative jewels. Here are four ways to find sustainable wedding bling: Vintage and antique rings are always my personal favorite, because...

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Featured Bridal Shoot: Vintage Glamour!

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Featured Bridal Shoot by Becky of Ravenberg Photography For a bride who doesn't want her groom to see her in her dress before the wedding, or who doesn't want to take time on the wedding day with individual portraits, a bridal photo shoot can be a great idea. As a photographer I love to do bridal shoots to get to know my brides better. It helps me to get to know their personalities, and gives me a chance to figure out what shooting angles are most flattering to that particular...

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