Now Entering the Bridal Hood

by Azure

What many people don’t know about me (and are surprised to learn) is that I’ve never been married. When we launched the OneWed blog over three years ago, it wasn’t to document my personal planning journey; it was to inspire unique brides to craft the weddings of their dreams. This makes me a rare breed of wedding blogger, one who has (for better or worse) never stood in the shoes of a bride-to-be. But... I have been headed (slowly) in the direction of the aisle, having spent...

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What To Do When Ruining Someone’s Wedding

by The Broke-Ass Bride

I’ve heard about some bad wedding guest behavior in my day, but I still found this news item particularly shocking. (In short: I guess it started with a little inappropriate dancing with the groom, and ended with the same chick attacking the bride AND a few officers of the law). Which made me wonder - is there any way to redeem yourself after such an abominable display? Hopefully, your bad behavior was much less offensive than Ms. Brooke Burke’s - hopefully, you didn’t 100%...

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Bella’s Breaking Dawn Wedding Dress Revealed!

by Azure

  Twi-hards, rejoice! First there was Kate Middleton and her Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen royal wedding dresses. Kate was the epitome of a classic, timeless bride.   Next, we saw Kim Kardashian's extravagant I Do's, complete with three custom-designed Vera Wang bridal gowns. Sadly, we know how Kim's fairytale ended... but if nothing else, her over-the-top nuptials made entertaining fodder for the wedding obsessed.   Finally, we have something for all...

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Conan O’Brien officiates same-sex wedding

by Azure

  Late night funnyman Conan O'Brien deserves some extra love today.  Because yesterday, he put his ordained minister skills to use and took a progressive stand, officiating same-sex I Do's live on his show.   Scott Cronick, Conan's costume designer, wed his partner, David Gorshein, on stage at the Beacon Theater in NYC.  I think this may be the first ever on-air same-sex ceremony, so a little piece of history was made last night!   The vows exchanged...

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Engaged Couple Solicits Wedding Donations via Facebook!

by Azure

Who knew Facebook could fund a wedding?! A UK couple with a very tight budget got crafty to bring their dream wedding to life. Emma and Shaun Parsons created a Facebook group (check it out here) to solicit wedding donations, and you'll never guess how much they raised... They received over $31,000 in wedding donations! That's a nice chunk of change, considering the average U.S. couple spends less than $20,000 on their nuptials. Would you consider a tactic like this to fund your...

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Katy Perry and Russell Brand Are Officially Married!

by Azure

Katy Perry and Russell Brand are officially husband and wife! In a private, intimate wedding ceremony in northwestern India on Saturday night, the pop star and comedian said I Do. Aman-i-Khas resort was the venue of choice, and this luxury resort is situated on a tiger reserve in India's Ranthambhore National Park. While the ceremony was officiated by a Christian minister, both Perry and Brand wore traditional Indian wedding garb. Perry donned henna on her palms and hands, and...

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The Greenest Wedding Around: Couple Collects 400,000 Recyclable Cans To Fund July Nuptials

by Azure

On a scale from 1 to 10, how green are you?? And to what lengths would you go to make your wedding happen? A couple from Spokane, Washington set a July 31, 2010 wedding date, and because of their non-existent wedding budget, they got creative in an eco-friendly way. They didn't auction off their nuptials on E Bay, or hit up a big brand like Dr. Pepper to sponsor their wedding... Instead, they took to the streets and started collecting cans! Recyclable aluminum cans that is. ...

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Bride Chic: Say I Do To J. Crew (And A Few Other Fashion Chains)

by Azure

About Bride Chic I never met anyone who didn't just swoon over J. Crew. Especially after they launched their first bridal collection back in 2004. Since then I'd say they're doing pretty well. So well, they've opened a two story, Madison Avenue bridal salon. The toney loft offers everything from wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and cocktail chic for all the guests. Jewelry designed by Lulu, Dana Lorenz and Miriam Haskel can be found as well as headpieces and veils. However,...

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Bubbly Bride: Local Wedding News- Fire Destroys Cakegirls Bakery in Lakeview

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Within the wedding business you see many new vendors starting from scratch with a clear passion for their trade. Not everyone is able to survive in the highly competitive market, but if you are able to position yourself with a unique twist or simply just be that good to stand out, then you will be on the path for success. Brenda and Mary Maher are two sisters who have the talent to survive, and started Cakegirls from their Chicago apartment that grew to a...

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Love Is In The Air: Check Out Nicole Richie’s Engagement Bling!

by Azure

Not that this comes as a huge surprise, but Nicole Richie and Joel Madden are finally ready to tie-the-knot! They've been together for three years, have two adorable babies together, and have done a great job of keeping their romance under the radar. But, during a taping for the Late Show With David Letterman , Nicole and Joel finally talked marriage. Tight lipped no more, Nicole admitted that they are engaged, and has the bling to prove it! Her just-unveiled engagement ring is...

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