Nobody Does It Quite the Way She Does…

by Bride Chic

Have you ever seen a designer's work that's so unique and outside the box you wonder where all her inspiration actually originated? Based out of Manilla, custom designer, Veluz Reyes, creates unbelievable wedding gowns that will leave you swooning and hungry to see more. I've been following her work a couple years now. Front to back her gowns don the intricate beauty of expert and original beading. Her use of sparkle and bling is done with just the right amount of editing; she knows...

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Bridal Style Inspiration: Soft, sculpted chic

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Bride Chic   Take a glance at these lovely wedding dresses.  Architecture and sculpture definitely come to mind.  If you happen to be a lover of the Balenciaga look that came out of the 1960s, you have to check out a new Etsy shop called EdelweissBride. These creations all have those defining lines in bold fabrics that Jackie Kennedy loved and made so timeless. You'll find more and inspiring on the site... What do you think?  Do you love these...

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Farewell to Priscilla of Boston Wedding Dresses

by Azure

It's a sad day... because today we learned that after 65 wonderful years, wedding dress designer Priscilla of Boston will make a graceful exit from the bridal style world at the end of this year. On December 31, 2011, the entire portfolio of Priscilla of Boston brands (Priscilla of Boston, Platinum, Melissa Sweet, Vineyard Collection, Reverie by Melissa Sweet, Jewel by Priscilla of Boston) will be retired, and the 19 Priscilla of Boston bridal boutiques will be closed. We've always...

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Float Down the White Aisle with this Wedding Dress Designer!

by Azure

Have you met Pepe Botella? I had not... but once I discovered this killer Spanish designer, I couldn't wait to share! Pepe Botella bridal gowns exude a style similar to the styles of Aire Barcelona and Pronovias. And you already know that I love me some Aire Barcelona and Pronovias! Romantic, feminine and eye-catchingly beautiful, Pepe Botella has stolen a piece of my heart! Just check out all this lovely. Don't you adore the multitude of different styles and silhouettes, each...

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Slinky Sleeved Gowns and Vibrant Gilded Dresses by Marchesa

by Azure

I often ask if you're ready to swoon, and this time... I really really mean it! Because Marchesa's Resort 2012 collection will take your breath away and inspire your wedding day look and the looks you choose for your bridesmaids. It's almost as if Marchesa's designers were inspired by the Skittles' slogan, taste the rainbow. While there are plenty of chic white gowns perfect for your beach wedding or pre-wedding festivities, I'm all about the vibrant frocks in every color of the...

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Knockout Wedding Dresses by Matthew Christopher

by Azure

Have you heard of Matthew Christopher? If not, you're in for a treat! This New York-based bridal designer fuses modern elegance with classic glamour and his 2011 collection is seriously to-die-for!! No matter what your wedding style (modern, romantic, glamourous, classic), I'm confident you'll find at least one Matthew Christopher dress that takes your breath away. Remember our post featuring dresses like the one Pippa Middleton wore to the royal wedding? If the simple, elegant...

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New Cocktail Gowns by Pronovias: For Brides and ‘Maids

by Azure

These stunners are from the PronoviasCocktail Gowns collection... but several of the full-length styles are perfect for the white aisle! A great match for the modern bride who wants to break tradition (whether that means donning a non-white hue, unexpected embellishments, or a short, sassy style), the gowns featured in the first 6 photos are sure to make you swoon. And if you're a Herve Leger addict (guilty as charged), you'll adore the multitude of bandage dresses included in this...

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Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress: Designers Share Their Thoughts!

by Azure

How much did you love Kate Middleton's wedding dress? Opinions from style icons, influential designers and everyday folks have been overwhelmingly positive. Designer Carolina Herrera even rated Kate's bridal look an 11 on a scale from one to 10! Women's Wear Daily asked some of the top designers (from Vera Wang to Monique Lhuiller to Nicole Miller) to share their thoughts on Kate's Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dress. Here's what the designers had to say! Vera...

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Kate Middleton in Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen: a Modern Day Grace Kelly

by Azure

It's official! Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen is THE designer of Kate Middleton's royal wedding gown. And royal it is! And classically beautiful, too. In fact, I can't help but draw a parallel to Grace Kelly's gown. When the old Hollywood beauty wed Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, in 1956, she wore a wedding dress designed by Helen Rose. This gown featured a full a-line princess silhouette, a waist-cinching bodice and long, lace sleeves. Sounds familiar, doesn't it? We're...

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OneWed Takes Center Stage as Guest Style Judge on SYWBAD!

by Azure

Kenmore Live Studio selected 6 up-and-coming designers to compete in the world's first reality web show, So You Wanna Be A Designer (SYWBAD)! Each week contestants are given a new challenge, and OneWed will guest judge the wedding-focused episode premiering this Thursday, April 28th at 7pm Central. The challenge? To design an 'unconventional' wedding garment that breaks the rules and breaks tradition. Contestants have just 48 hours to knock it out of the park. Leading up to...

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