Bridesmaids Dresses


Enlist Bridesmaids and BFFs for Wedding Planning Help

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com Although OneWed.com is poised to change all this, wedding planning can be extremely stressful for the bride and groom. Thankfully, family and friends are usually there to lend a helping hand when needed. Here are five ways those closest to you can make your big day a little less stressful and a lot more memorable. 1. Invitations: Whether you are purchasing them or going DIY, your friends are the perfect staff to help you stamp,...

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Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids: Gowns for All Shapes, Sizes

by Azure

Nordstrom is really stepping up its wedding game! After launching the online Wedding Shop, Nordstrom began inking exclusive deals with some of the top bridal designers in the industry... like Monique Lhuillier! ML Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids is a gorgeous collection available exclusively through Nordstrom. Here are the top 3 reasons to adore this line: 1. Affordable: I was thrilled to see how budget-friendly these ML bridesmaids' dresses were. The vast majority of styles cost...

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Donate an Old Bridesmaid Dress, Score a New LBD!

by Azure

Do you have an old bridesmaid dress or two taking up space in your closet? I know I do! Thanks to The Dessy Group's just-launched NewlyMaid site, you can exchange those bridesmaid frocks you'll never wear again for a chic little black dress! Pretty sweet, huh? Simply mail your old bridesmaid dress (or a mother of the bride/social occasion gown) to NewlyMaid and they'll recycle the garment or donate the dress to the Clothes4Souls charity. So you can add this to your list of...

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HABO (Help a Bride Out): What to Expect from Your Bridesmaids

by Azure

A few days ago, I received a great question from a bride-to-be. She inspired a new blog series, HABO aka Help a Bride Out! Here's what she had to say... Dear Savvy Scoop, I'm the first of my friends to get married so I don't have experience being a bridesmaid. I'm trying to get a feel for what is most typically expected from the bridal party. Is it acceptable to ask the bridesmaids to get their hair and makeup done? If so, is this something I should cover or do the girls pay for...

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Chic 2012 Bridesmaids’ Dresses by Amsale

by Azure

With all the fantastic dress choices available nowadays, choosing hideous gowns for your bridal party just isn't right. Wedding dress designer Amsale will keep your 'maids looking fly and her 2012 collection hits the mark! Help bridesmaids feel great when they stand by your side and select chic dresses that flatter your girls (...and their girls). Amsale designs gorgeous bridesmaids' dresses for all shapes and sizes and the latest styles were just unveiled! The Amsale dresses...

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Brides, Have You Met the New Wedzu?

by Azure

About Bride Chic Imagine finding a online marketplace exclusively for weddings. And imagine that marketplace is a little bit like Etsy with some of Anthropologie's shabby-chic thrown in there. Wedzu.com has created a site just for brides featuring the biggest rising star indie designers out there who are changing the direction of the bridal industry. What Etsy has started Wedzu may very well be fine-tuning when it comes to wedding chic. If it's handmade by an indie designer,...

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Party Dresses for Wedding Guests: What to Wear

by Azure

OMG, what should I wear?! If I had a dollar for every time I heard this statement from someone who has a wedding to attend, I’d be rich! As a wedding guest, you have almost complete freedom to express your style. But you also want to be wedding appropriate, and choosing the wrong cocktail dress will set tongues a wagging! Here are five chic, sophisticated and wedding appropriate Party Dresses by David's Bridal: 1. Style and convenience for a fall or winter wedding: Short...

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Nicole Miller for Your Bridesmaids: Well Worth the Investment!

by Azure

Nicole Miller got it oh so right with the special occasion frocks and gowns in her 2011 RTW collection! And these dresses are perfect for your bridesmaids! It seems this fab designer agreed with two of our predictions for top wedding trends of 2011- crazy for navy and mad for metallics. There are tons of elegant dresses in deep navy and midnight blue, and just as many high-glam gowns in sparkly metallic silver, copper, gunmetal and more. And while we'd love to see all your 'maids...

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Ombre Bridesmaids’ Dresses: On-Trend and Beyond Gorgeous

by Azure

Ever since Gwen Stefani walked down the aisle in a pink and white silk faille wedding dress by John Galliano for Dior, I've been a huge fan of ombre. Ombre refers to the gradual change in hue or shade, from light to dark or from one color to another color. There's something so serene about the ombre pattern (especially when applied to lightweight fabrics like chiffon and silk faille), making these gowns perfect for a Spring or Summer wedding. And ombre bridesmaids' dresses let you...

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Fast Forward Bridesmaids: Reinvent the Dress Post-Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic Post wedding, styling is everything! Check out how these bridesmaids' dresses with a just a tuck here and belt there can go just about anywhere after the wedding. If you happen to love rainbow colors and the whimsicality of these dresses, all of these gems could easily be worked into a spring wardrobe and strutted out and about... Which bridesmaid dress do you love? I'm over the moon for the green Pronovias number in photo one, but also adore the pastel...

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10 Swoon-Worthy Bridesmaids’ Dresses Under $200

by Azure

Finding a great bridesmaid dress has certainly become easier, but it's still no easy feat. The choices are endless, your 'maids are all different shapes and sizes, and some of the prices are downright ridiculous. You want to pick a frock that looks great on the entire bridal party, and one your girls will wear again and again. So to help you on your hunt, we've rounded up 10 of the best bridesmaids' dresses under $200. 1.Braided Bridesmaid Dress with Bow Belt Sash by My Lola...

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Bridesmaid Dress Trend We Love: Mix and Match Styles!

by Azure

Whether you're planning a casual summer wedding with an intimate guest list, or a larger than life downtown soiree, one 2011 trend to consider is mix 'n match bridesmaids' dresses! More and more brides are giving their bridal party members freedom to show their stylish sides... and I'm loving it! The mix and match trend can be done in many ways. You could choose a color palette- say, champagne, blush and taupe- and ask your 'maids to select dresses in this color family. Or you...

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Save-the-Date: Curated ShopBop Bridal Boutique, March 14th

by Azure

2011 is definitely the year for the stylish bride. There are more options, choices and outlets than ever before when it comes to finding your dream wedding dress. Gone are the days of a small town bride-to-be making a long journey to find her gown. Now, no matter where you live or what your style, you have thousands of beautiful dresses right at your fingertips (literally). In the past year, we’ve seen The Limited, Nordstrom, Anthropologie (BHLDN) and Ann Taylor launch exclusive...

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Antique Bridal Jewelry Coming to a Nordstrom’s Near You

by Azure

About Bride Chic Sorrelli Bridal has launched a new line of wedding jewelry available at the new Nordstrom Bridal Boutiques, aka The Wedding Suite. The pieces from this bridal line are set in an antique silver finish with crystal accents, white cat eye’s and traditional mother of pearl. Sorrelli is also offering bridesmaids' dresses in a range of vibrant hues to match any bridal party and wedding color palette. Conveniently, Sorrelli has priced the bridesmaid collection for...

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Anthropologie Wedding Dresses and Frocks for Your Bridesmaids Revealed!!

by Azure

Yesterday we did a sneak peek of the new Bhldn wedding dresses that will be available on Valentine's Day. And now we've got the Anthropologie dresses (both bridal and bridesmaids) in all their glory, thanks to our friends at Glamour.com! With each little reveal my excitement and anticipation grows, and I cannot wait for the big day, February 14, 2011. How excited are you for the launch of Anthropologie's new bridal line? Is your calendar marked?

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Question for Brides: Do You Feel Pressure to Pick Hot Bridesmaids?

by Azure

As I pore over featured wedding submissions to publish on our blog, I can't help but notice one thing. There's a blushing bride, a handsome groom, and a smokin' hot group of bridesmaids. This always seemed a bit counterintuitive to me (maybe it was that Bridezillas episode featuring an overwieght, unhappy bride who banned her groom's attractive little sis from the bridal party). Bur during a recent wedding meetup here in Chicago, a photographer shed light on what's driving the hot...

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Exclusive Wedding Boutique from Rent the Runway!!

by Azure

You're going to love the OneWed/Rent the Runway partnership even more now... because they just launched a designer wedding boutique, and the concept is out of this world! Rent the Runway tapped their favorite designers (like Badgley Mischka, Nicole Miller, Robert Rodriguez) to create exclusive looks just for RTR bridesmaids and wedding guests. You can search by color, length and designer, which makes dressing your 'maids a cinch. We've all seen wedding photos of unhappy bridesmaids...

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Creative Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Attire

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro from BravoBride.com You’ve received the engagement ring, set the date and the next big question is what will you wear? We have come up with some creative ways to help you find your dream dress and stay within your budget. We also have a few money saving tips for your bridal party, too. The Wedding Dress • Most of the big bridal shops have huge sales once a year, which are typically held at hotels or other venues like wedding shows....

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Royal, Navy, Midnight, Sapphire- Dark Blues are On-Trend for 2011 Weddings!

by Azure

Dark blues are definitely IN at the moment, and will continue to be popular color choices for 2011 weddings! Royal blue, sapphire blue, midnight blue and navy are fabulous choices for a sophisticated, regal wedding. And they're neutral enough to pair perfectly with both gilded gold and sparkling silver jewelry and accessories. Take a look at some of the chic blue frocks from Rent the Runway below. Wouldn’t your bridesmaids look lovely in one of these designer dresses? I love...

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5 Favorite Etsy Wedding Shops for Bridal Accessories, Boutonnieres, and More!

by Azure

I love poking around the Etsy Wedding shops whenever I can. Etsy is such a fantastic place for wedding inspiration! Remember back to your high school days when your biggest fear was showing up to prom or homecoming wearing the SAME dress as another classmate? For your wedding, too, you want to look drop dead gorgeous and one-of-a-kind, and Etsy's totally unique wedding must-haves will make this happen. You'll find custom wedding invitations, handmade ring bearer pillows, stunning...

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Bridesmaid Dress Designer You’ll Love- The Divine Elise Bergman Designs

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bride Buzz It's no secret that bridesmaids' dresses have gotten WAY cuter. Somewhere along the way, brides realized that adorning their ladies in hideous dresses does not a pretty wedding — or a great friend — make. Still, our discerning Bride Buzz eye are always less-than-impressed when a new bridesmaid option pops on the scene. J. Crew is great if their colors fit yours; Thread Social has unique designs but is not budget-friendly; and even our other...

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Glitzy Style Inspiration for Your Holiday Engagement Party and Beyond

by Azure

We’ve all got one thing in common this time of year… lots of holiday parties to attend, cocktail dresses to wear, and merrymaking to be done! And if you choose one of these festive frocks from Rent the Runway, your engagement ring won’t be the only thing sparkling when you walk into the room! RTR also rents fabulous Judith Leiber clutches and designer accessories, and they are all bling-tastic! Glitter, sparkle and shine are big this time of year but it’s easy to go...

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Winter Wedding Update- Bridal Style, Stationery, and Reception Cocktails

by Azure

Yesterday, Billy Folchetti of Luxe Life Events took us through how to design a winter wonderla nd wedding. Today, Melissa of Simply Perfect by Melissa follows up with tips on bridal style, wedding stationery, and reception cocktails for your winter wedding! -Winter Wedding Bridal Style- Wedding Dress Silhouette- the full ballgownwedding dress is perfect for a winter wedding. Fabric- chose a dress in a heavier material, like Satin or Dupioni. Stay Warm With- a sleeved wedding dress, a...

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Nordstrom Launches Wedding Shop- Simple, Chic, Budget-Friendly Wedding Dresses

by Azure

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Nordstrom, affordable is not the first word that comes to mind. But… Nordstrom's just-launched wedding boutique is full of incredible steals and deals! Unexpected I know, and fabulous, oh yes! Check out the matte jersey column dress, by JS Boutique, below. First off, how gorgeous is the rhinestone-embellished racer back? And how perfect would this be for a low key beach wedding? And with a $93 price tag, you really can’t go wrong....

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