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Recycled Bride: Eco-Style For Your Honeymoon!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Pack a (small & sustainable) bag and get ready for the eco-chic honeymoon of a lifetime! Would you believe that your entire honeymoon wardrobe can be Earth-friendly, fit in one small bag, and keep you looking beautiful for at least a week? Stylish green gals know that the secret to looking hip is having a few well-chosen, sustainable pieces. Here's all the clothing and accessories you'll need for the green honeymoon of a lifetime: 1. Pretty eco luggage- All...

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Featured Wisconsin Wedding- The Perfect Mix of Classic and Modern!

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Reminisce Studio by Miranda & Adam This Wisconsin wedding was simply adorable. The young, beautiful couple knew exactly what they wanted, and pulled it off with style and grace. The wedding vibe was the perfect mix of classic and modern. Classic elements like the traditional ceremony church, simple and chic wedding day attire (the bride in a white straplessa-linewedding dress, the groom in a classic black tux), and an all-white Gerbera daisy bridal bouquet,...

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Bridal Shoes For Less Than $50, Dyeable In 64 Custom Hues!

by Azure

Some brides dream about walking down the aisle in Manolos, Jimmy Choos, or Christian Louboutins. In fact, most brides probably share this same dream… but the $700+ price tag is enough to bring most of us back down to reality real quick! Now you can get that high-fashion style at a price that won’t kill your already tight wedding budget. The fabulous Lela Rose has partnered with Payless to create Unforgettable Moments, a budget-friendly, fashion-forward bridal shoes collection....

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Vintage Meets Rock And Roll Chicago Wedding: Teri and Dan

by Azure

Featured Vintage Wedding by Bethany of Maypole Studios The second I met Teri, I knew I wanted to shoot her wedding! She was a unique bride from the start, with a great sense of style. She embraced the vintage bridal look, and fused this with a rock and roll edge. Teri wore her mother's wedding dress, which featured a beautiful brocade fabric and fur cuffs. The dress was made to fit like a glove by Silver Moon Vintage in Chicago. Silver Moon also helped Teri to create a unique...

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Haute Casadei Bridal Heels For A Steal: Today Only on Gilt.com!

by Azure

Earlier today, RecycledBride showed us the hottest eco-friendly bridal (and bridesmaids’) shoes around. Trendy and enviornmently-friendly is always ideal, but your bridal style doesn’t have to be green, as long as you incorportate eco-friendly elements into other parts of your big day. Today on Gilt.com, Casadei shoes are a featured sale, and they are to-die-for! If you want to make a statement with your bridal heels, and ere on the less traditional side, hurry on over to Gilt! ...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Friendly Wedding Shoes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Green shoes (in every color!) for the green bride and her bridesmaids! Wedding-day shoes come in all different colors and styles, from sparkly stilettos to hip multi-hued Mary Janes. And while there are plenty of conventional sources for your bridal heels and bridesmaids' shoes, today I'm going to introduce you some of the best new styles in a growing market for eco-friendly shoes. What makes a shoe eco-friendly? Most green shoes are made of sustainable or...

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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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Sex And The City 2, We Honor You… With Rockin’ Designer Bridal Shoe Shots!

by Azure

We all know that Sex And The City 2 is all about glitter and gold, haute couture and daring fashion choices. And within all of that, is one very, very important element… red hot, sky high, fabulous designer shoes! Bling’in engagement ring pictures and rockin’bridal shoe shots always bring out my inner fashionista. So, in honor of today’s SATC2 premier, I’ve found some of the tastiest, sassiest, drool-worthy bridal shoe shots around! Will your peep toeStuart Weitzmans,...

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Bachelorette Party Fashion Inspired By Sex And The City 2?  Yes Please!

by Azure

The jury is still out on whether Sex And The City 2 is a solid flick or not. But one thing we know for sure- it’ll be chock full of titillating eye candy for all the fashionistas out there! Whether you consider yourself a Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, or Charlotte, wouldn’t a Sex And The City-themed bachelorette party be a blast!? I’ve chosen two of my favorite looks from SATC2 that would be perfect for your last night out on the town as a single girl! Both Samantha’s look...

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Nail Polish Debacle: Coordinating Polish Colors For Your Bridesmaids?

by Azure

On Saturday, I decided to treat myself to a pedicure. I was looking forward to a relaxing time, but the second I walked into the nearly empty salon, I heard it… “Oh.My.Gosh. This is so ugly. Omg, this is hideous! Look at this, do you see this color, this is disgusting, ohmygosh, ohmygosh, do you see this?” The rant continued, with some whimpers and voice cracks thrown in for good measure. As hard as I tried, I could not wrap my mind around what could have gone so far awry in...

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Bride Chic: Donna And Matt’s Valentine Themed Retro Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic When I get the opportunity to design a wedding dress like Donna's, I'm blown away and so excited. Donna and Matt incorporated the colors purple and red into their Week-Before-Valentines-Day-Wedding. I helped the Donna adapt the embroidered organza 'April' dress from my 'Dioresque' Bridal Collection to make it totally unique to her. Donna's added touches meant adding the Vivienne Westwood bridal mules with red hearts and a bright red satin sash to the waistline of...

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For The Wedding Reception: Peep-Toe Ballet Flats From Dessy!

by Azure

Being 5'9, I'm always in the market for great ballet flats, gladiator sandals, and quite frankly... any chic footwear that doesn't make me tower over the crowd (or my bf!). Even if you aren't super tall, some ladies just prefer flats, and if you fall into this group, you're going to love this! Dessy just introduced adorable peep toe satin ballet flats, and I can't wait to get my hands on a pair. These would make perfect bridesmaid gifts, so your 'maids can dance the night away at...

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Retro Rock The Dress Bridal Shoot: Pretty Meets Gritty!

by Azure

Featured Rockin' Rock the Dress Bridal Shoot by Elizabeth of ENV Photography It all started with a wedding dress that I had bought on a whim, too good of a deal to pass up. Just like a wedding, the details started to fall in place once a central concept had been decided. Next came the girl, and what a beauty of a bride she is! Our bride is already married, is a wedding photographer herself, and has very few photos from her own wedding that she was happy with, so a Rock the Dress...

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Best of Show: Hey Lady Bridal Shoes

by Azure

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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Featured Museum Wedding: Joanna and Hebert

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jessica Johnston Photography (via RecycledBride.com, one of our lovely guest bloggers!) Are you considering a unique wedding venue, and looking for some serious inspiration? If so, check out this stunning wedding at The Detroit Institute of Arts. Museum weddings are a chic and sophisticated way to say “I Do”, and Joanna and Hebert got it oh so right! The Detroit Institute of Arts houses a wealth of incredible modern and contemporary art; meaning Joanna and...

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Featured Virginia Wedding: Tiziana and Michael

by Azure

Featured Wedding at Keswick Hall, photos by Jen Fariello Photography Sometimes fate works in mysterious ways, and puts two people in the right place at the right time. This is exactly what happened for Tiziana and Michael, who met while vacationing in South Beach, Miami. They felt an immediate connection with one another, and their whirlwind romance began the second they left Miami. Tiziana envisioned an enchanted garden theme for their wedding, and Keswick Hall at Monticello...

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Amy Kuschel: Gorgeous, Romantic, Classic Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you checked out our awesome new wedding dress gallery?? If not, take a look... I promise you won't be disappointed! After pouring over 3,000+ dress photos from over 200 designers, I think it's safe to say I know my wedding dresses! But there was one designer who I wasn't familiar with, who is now one of my faves! Amy Kuschel designs gorgeous wedding dresses that are chic, understated, and simply beautiful. The simplicity that Amy Kuschel brings to her designs makes them...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Erica

by Azure

I cannot get enough of the photography dream team that is Rothwell Photography (comprised of an adorable husband and wife pair-Sasha and Tim Rothwell). When I first featured their work on the blog, I said (semi-jokingly) to my boyfriend that I had found the photographers who would photograph our wedding. And I told Sasha that I would be flying her and Tim out to Chicago when it was time for me to walk down the aisle... But enough about me and my future wedding! Sasha and Tim are...

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Dessy Style Board: Black Tie Affair with a Red Carpet Twist!

by Azure

Did you see Kate Hudson at the Golden Globes? She looked stunning, and it turns out… her white Marchesa gown was actually from the designer’s bridal collection! Her look at the Globes inspired this Dessy-Pantone style board- a Black Tie affair with a red carpet twist. The classic duet of black-and-white is perfect for creating a formal, downtown-chic vibe at your wedding, and works for any season! Loving some of the items in this style board? While Kate Hudson's head-to-toe...

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Peep Toes, Platforms, and Retro-Inspired Pairs: Bridal Shoes for Every Bride

by Azure

Have you checked out our Bridal Shoes Style gallery recently? If not, take a look! We've got something for everyone! Depending upon what type of wedding dress you decide on, you'll want to compliment it with a gorgeous pair of shoes! If Chic and Elegant is what you are going for, Benjamin Adams has some wonderful choices! If you are a Peep Toe kind of gal, check out the Bisset and the Winslet! And if you're having a winter or fall wedding, and open toes just won't cut it, I love...

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Express Your Inner Fashionista With Fabulous Bridal Heels!

by Azure

Who doesn't love a fabulous pair of shoes?? Feeling inspired by the sassy pair of Xtina pumps by Nina below, here are some of my favorite bridal heels! For our more traditional brides-to-be, check out the white and ivory pairs in the photo below... - From Nina: Elke LS and Quenna - Badgley Mischka Caroline White Wedding Shoes via MyGlassSlipper.com - Giuseppe Zanotti E224 Ivory Wedding Shoes - Badgley Mischka Carlo White Wedding Shoes Or, if you're feeling frisky, add a splash...

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Dessy Style Board Challenge: What You Get For $500!

by Azure

If you have yet to submit your style boards for our DessyStyle Board Challenge, this might light a fire under you! I heard from the lucky winner of last month's style board challenge, and was absolutely blown away by how much Dessy swag she was able to get for $500! Here's the rundown of what Ann R. scored from our wonderful sponsor, The Dessy Group... - Two Taupe quilted gift totes - Two pairs of Buttercup flip flops - Two Buttercup quilted satin clutches, each filled with Stila...

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Bride Chic: Shoe Savvy Bridal Fashion

by Azure

About Bride Chic The ongoing dialogue about finding the perfect bridal shoe seems to go something like this: Comfort first but hey, what better occasion to show off those Jimmy Choos? My suggestion is to find that happy heel height (for most brides, it's 2 inches) where you can maneuver around greeting guests and being a bride without sore calves and blistered feet. Because we have such a vast array to choose from these days, it's hard to believe once upon a time etiquette dictated...

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From the Red Carpet to the Wedding Aisle: Rihanna’s White Hot Shoes at the AMA’s!

by Azure

Who watched the AMA's on Sunday? I definitely wasn't glued to my t.v., but did catch bits and pieces.... And one of my biggest takeaways of the night? Rihanna's shoes! Oh my gosh, how perfect would these white ankle strap pumps be for your wedding day!? I'm sure they cost an arm and a leg, so I'm making it my personal mission to find a similar pair that us non-celebs can afford! But... if you're lucky enough to win our Off-the-Chart free wedding giveaway (worth $15,000) or our...

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