Bridesmaids Dresses


Fashion Week Favorites for Your White Aisle

by Azure

I'm like a kid in a candy store during New York Fashion Week and love all the inspiration it offers brides-to-be! And one thing's for sure... Fall 2012 does not disappoint! Oscar de la Renta's collection was dominated by pretty pastels and frothy textures, while Naeem Khan chose strong silhouettes, chic black and white patterns, and tons of glitz and glam. Dennis Basso unveiled the perfect little white dress (above) and some gorgeous coats for winter brides, and Vera Wang made it...

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YAY or NAY to Bridesmaids in White?

by Azure

Kate Middleton did it first, and even folks who stayed far, far away from the royal wedding buzz couldn't escape talk about Pippa, her bum, and that creamy, dreamy cowl neck bridesmaid dress. Kim Kardashian was next, putting her 'maids in white Vera Wang gowns. But we all know how that one ended... More and more, brides are choosing light-hued dresses for their bridal parties, bucking tradition and breaking the "only the bride wears white" rule. And here at OneWed, we love brides...

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Get Chic Bridesmaids! With White by Vera Wang

by Azure

In a few short years, the bridesmaid dress industry has been turned on its head. Just five years ago, shopping for bridesmaids' dresses was a daunting task; limited options, huge markups, and dresses that were... to be frank... hideous (for the most part). This was all fine and dandy for brides who feared their b-maids would steal the show, as choosing a blah bridesmaid gown that fit like a potato sack would secure the bride's spotlight for the day. But all this would change in 2009,...

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Kate Spade Gifts for Brides + Bridesmaids

by Brooklyn Bride

I've always loved Kate Spade's brand because of its colorful quirkiness, and they haven't toned it down just because they've started a wedding line, which I love even more! They have lots of gifts that would be perfect for bridesmaids and brides alike, and none that would break the bank, which is always a bonus in my book.  Here are some of my favs.... From top left: Bridesmaid idiom bangle, heart stud earrings, Mrs. stud earrings, Sailors Knot bridal bangle, passport...

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White Aisle Wedding Inspiration from Pre-Fall 2012 Catwalks

by Azure

Look beyond pricey wedding magazines, bridal show handouts and local bridal boutiques for your white aisle inspiration! We promise the outcome will be one-of-a-kind! While wedding planning sites, bridal blogs, mags and books provide endless wedding dress inspiration, some of the best style ideas can come from unexpected places... like pre-fall 2012 designer catwalks! Look for swoon-worthy silhouettes, drop dead gorgeous details, unique necklines and decade-inspired styles when...

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Do you make your bridesmaids wear a “uniform”?

by Oh Lovely Day

And no, I don’t mean like a baseball uniform or a military uniform, I mean the exact same uniform look for each bridesmaid.  Are they told to wear the same dress, the same accessories, the same hairstyle?  Or do you give them a little leeway in the individuality department?  Remember ladies, your bridesmaids are your best friends (or are supposed to be).  Don’t make them look bad or take away any chance they have of looking a bit like themselves at your wedding. 1.  Same...

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Splurge or Save: Unique Jewelry Gifts For Your Fabulous B-maids

by The Broke-Ass Bride

  Being a bridesmaid is serious business – it requires a lot of time, love, and patience, not to mention a sizeable chunk of moolah. While bridesmaids' gifts aren’t carefully itemized on everyone’s wedding budget checklist, in this Broke-Ass’ opinion, they most certainly should be! Reward your girls with something other than a tiny bouquet.  Whether you choose to splurge or save is entirely up to you – but just know that dollar amount is not directly...

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10 practical, unique and affordable bridesmaid gift ideas!

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com Your bridesmaids are a compilation of family and friends, women extremely special to you. They are a support system throughout your engagement, the wedding planning process, and your wedding day, lending ears, voices and hands to make sure your celebration is as special as you are. Show them how much you appreciate their hard work, patience and friendship by giving them a special gift before your wedding. Here is a list of...

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5 ways to piss off your bridesmaids

by Azure

  There's nothing worse than a bridesmaid scorned...   Wondering how to keep your bridal party happy, smiling and going the extra mile?  Well it's fairly simple if you avoid the five missteps below:   1.  Budget-breaking attire: How much would you be willing to spend on a so-so dress you'll probably only wear once?  Think very hard about this before selecting the bridesmaids' dresses, unless of course you're footing the bill. 2.  Extreme makeovers: There once was...

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Wait… THESE are bridesmaids’ dresses??

by Azure

But they're.. so... chic! It's hard to believe that these adorable frocks were created just for your bridesmaids. When I first saw them at the Lazaro Fall 2012 runway show, I was instantly smitten. At least three of the styles I wanted for myself, and not to wear to an upcoming wedding... I wanted them for elegant nights out on the town. The LBDs were out of this world, embellished with romantic lace, girly ruffles and luxurious texturing. And the non-black bridesmaids' dresses...

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Black Bridesmaids’ Dresses Ooze Sophisticated Elegance

by Azure

Who said black was only for funerals? If you're planning a chic downtown affair, there's nothing classier than a bridal party dressed in sophisticated black. And if you consider your bridesmaids' bona fide fashionistas, then give them the freedom pick their own LBDs. This mix and match style adds an extra element of surprise and uniqueness, and your 'maids will be glowing in all the wedding photos. Featured below are 5 gorgeous black dresses that both you and your bridesmaids...

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Convertible, Versatile Bridesmaids’ Dresses

by Azure

Can you believe, one bridesmaid dress and more than 12 ways to wear it? Nuova Vita has come out with a dress that all of your bridesmaids will agree on and can actually wear again.  These easy to wear and flattering styles come in extra small, small, medium and large, in three different lengths including T-length, asymmetrical and full-length. There are 25 colors to choose from and custom colors are also available. The entire Nuova Vita Convertible Bridesmaid Collection retails...

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Mix n Match Bridesmaid Style: Inspiration for Your I Do’s!

by Azure

More and more brides are coming around and embracing the mix and match bridesmaid dress trend. As you'll soon find out (from the gorgeous real wedding photos below), letting your 'maids choose dresses that flatter them and flatter your wedding style/color palette is a very chic, smart and unique choice! And it makes for one memorable wedding your guests will never forget. And remember, mix and match doesn't apply just to the dress. Bridesmaids can embrace their individuality...

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Wedding Jewelry for Your Bridal Party

by Azure

Finding the perfect bridal party jewels by Michael O’Connor, Jewelry and Style Expert Your bridesmaids, the gals who’ve been there for you through thick and thin. Wondering how you can thank these incredible women? There is no better gift than jewelry! The tradition of buying gifts for the bridal party is an ancient one. A long time ago, Egyptian noble women presented precious metals and gems to their ladies-in-waiting. But as a modern bride gifting the bridal party jewelry, the...

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Angel Sanchez Gowns: Stunning for Brides and ‘Maids!

by Azure

Angel Sanchez doesn't just create drop dead gorgeous bridal gowns. His evening gowns collection is picture perfect for your bridal party! If you're looking for bridesmaids' dresses as beautiful as your dream wedding dress, look no further than Angel Sanchez. The evening collection is chockfull of coordinating frocks in figure-flattering silhouettes. I adore the navy blue and coral print, and the black lace over nude styles. Love the mix and match bridesmaid dress trend? Then how...

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Bridesmaid!

by Azure

About Bride Chic Recently I was on a wedding planner's blog when the question was posed: What do you do with difficult clients? I racked my brain to remember a bride who had given me hell and seriously in my almost thirty year career... I had to think. I've had difficult situations; near impossible deadlines and wedding dresses so intricate I thought they'd never come together but eventually did. Then I remembered the sixth bridesmaid. Almost twenty years back I was comissioned...

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2011 Bridesmaids’ Dresses for Every Occasion!

by Azure

With bridesmaids' dresses as chic as these, being a single and fabulous bridal party member doesn't sound half bad! If you're looking for the perfect frocks for your bridesmaids, you can't go wrong with JLM Couture! JLM offers four unique and gorgeous bridesmaid collections, but two of the collections took my breath away! The Noir by Lazaro bridesmaid line is fabulous for more formal weddings. Noir features rich hues like indigo, wine, grape and graphite, and luxe details like...

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5 Ways to Save on Bridesmaids’ Dresses

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander Shapiro from BravoBride.com   I was watching Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids Edition this weekend and was reminded of the high costs associated with being in the wedding party. The honor of being asked to be a bridesmaid might fade when you spend several hundred dollars on a dress you’ll probably never wear again. So I came up with a short list on how to save your bridesmaids' money while finding a dress you can all love. 1....

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Plan a Retro Lingerie Party for You and Your Bridesmaids

by Azure

Los Angeles wedding photographerSarah Yates captures some of the most incredible photos I've seen. And when I stumbled upon this retro lingerie photo shoot, I immediately thought... bachelorette party idea!! Gone are the days of raunchy bachelorettes (thank God). Brides today are embracing their stylish sides and unique personalities, and trusty bridesmaids are planning accordingly. When you think of the perfect bachelorette, I doubt you think male strippers, shots of tequila and...

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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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Bridal Style Inspiration from Valentino

by Azure

We're always looking to designer catwalks for bridal style inspiration. And after checking out Valentino's Resort 2012 collection, we couldn't wait to show off our favorite gowns and frocks! The dresses in Valentino's 2012 collection are light as a feather, floating down the runway with style and grace. I could totally see Kate Middleton rocking any one of these gowns, couldn't you? Feminine details, like 3D floral embroidery and flutter sleeves, adorn luxe silk and chiffon and...

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