Head Chic for December Brides

by Bride Chic

Not wanting to bother with the traditional veil for your winter wedding? Think that a crocheted cloche or fascinator might be just the twist of chic you need to create a look all your own? I fell for these gems from Green Trunk Designs, perfect if you're planning to sport a knit dress or crocheted ensemble. And if you'll be getting into a wool or fur cape or coat, any of these would top off the look you're creating nicely...

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6 Gorgeous Bridal Headpieces

by The Man Registry

By Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for a lovely bridal headpiece for the big day? Whatever style fits your unique personality or wedding day vision, there are many gorgeous options to consider. Here are a few beautiful picks to try on for size: 1. Take a cue from the Duchess of Cambridge and rock the fascinator trend with a lovely feathered bridal headpiece like this one. 2. Like to flaunt a little bling? Consider this sequin and crystal bandeau-style bridal...

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8 Beautifully Classic Bridal Veils

by Azure

2011 was the year of the fascinator (in large part due to the royal wedding), but in 2012 and for 2013,  we predict a return to tradition for wedding head chic. Newly engaged brides are seeking more classic styles of veils and blushers, and thanks to sites like Etsy, there are plenty of beautiful and unique (yet traditional) options to choose from. And I've got eight seriously stunning styles to send your way! Take a look, then share your thoughts on the questions below! What...

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Wedding Accessorizing: A Touch of Southern Charm

by Brooklyn Bride

Dara of Preston and Olivia is one talented lady...hailing from the South, she brings a bit of ole Southern charm to everything she makes, but in a definitely modern way. Her bridal veils, hats and neckwear are all made by her in lots of colors and textures, and could work for any bride or groom. I think my favorites have to be her oversized poufs, because really, how awesome would that look going down the aisle?? Check out lots more lovely from Preston & Olivia HERE, then...

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Exquisite Wedding Hair Accessories and Bridal Veils by Bethany Lorelle

by Azure

Ready to see some ultra stunning wedding head chic, handcrafted by the talented Bethany Lorelle? I just discovered this designer on Etsy, and fell hard for her divine designs! Once you take a peek at the handmade pretties below, head on over to this gorgeous gallery for lots more!

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Romantic Bride’s Guide to Topping It Off

by Bride Chic

This spring/summer there are more bridal veil and headpiece variations than I've ever seen, from tiny wisps of netting to full blown headdresses. Topping it off you can go as traditional as a long veil or with a really extraordinary accent piece that can pull your whole bridal look together. Here are a few newbies from the latest Etsy collections guaranteed to inspire you on to creating your own one-of-a-kind look... Take a peek at all this lovely, then post a comment below to...

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Wedding Head Chic for the Bride and Beyond

by Azure

I recently discovered Suzy O'Rourke Millinery, and was blown away by all the bridal lovely! From retro-inspired head wraps adorned with Art Deco style sparklers, to dramatic birdcage veils featuring oversized silk flowers, Suzy O'Rourke's bridal collection is filled with wedding-worthy gems! And whether you're a classic, romantic, or vintage bride, there is something perfect for you. But Suzy doesn't stop at the bride! Scroll down to the bottom of this post to see a few styles...

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Trend Spotting: The Drop Veil

by Bride Chic

Mantillas and drop veils are showing up more and more in the weddings submitted to Bride Chic. I wanted to share this tidbit with you simply because this tells me something about brides and what's going on with their heads: Some of you still love topping it all off with a long and flowing veil. Defined, a drop veil or mantilla style is circular, has no poufs or gathers at the crown and can literally be dropped onto the head in a single layer of lace or tulle. They're often bordered...

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The Fine Art of Choosing a Wedding Hat

by Bride Chic

So you're going for a hat on your wedding day. Hats, fascinators, headbands, and many more are all a given these days for topping off your white aisle look. Not long ago, society's code for brides wearing hats instead of a long, flowing veil meant you were either a second time bride or over thirty-five and marrying for the first time. Interesting isn't it? There were, of course, exceptions to the rule: A bride having a very small or 'going away wedding' as they were called back then...

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Heavenly Bridal Veils by Rosa Clara

by Azure

Did you know that bridal designer Rosa Clara offers stunning wedding accessories, including out-of-this-world gorgeous bridal veils? I didn't until now...and felt that every bride deserved to be in on my beautiful discovery! Just feast your eyes on all these lace lovelies... then post a comment below to tell us which styles you adore! Aren't these veils & head chic an ethereal dream?

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