Destination Wedding


Toes in the Water, Wedding in the Sand…

by Claire

Although simple, today's Australian elopement photo shoot is perfect inspiration for those couples looking to have a casual ceremony with only their closest friends, while also having the time of their life. This styled shoot brings to mind Zac Brown Band's song Toes but with a slightly different lyric: "Toes in the water, wedding in the sand, not a worry in the world, cold champagne in my hand..." The laid-back, bright, and colorful styles from Just For Love Photography make for a...

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Destination Wedding: Romance and Revelry in St. Lucia

by Claire

In honor of Juan Pablo’s upcoming St. Lucia proposal this evening on The Bachelor, we are bringing you a delightful destination wedding straight from the same gorgeous island! Tiffany and Corbin's St. Lucia #RealWedding was truly magical. Set to the backdrop of the Peton peaks with just their closests friends and family, the twilight ceremony was breathtakingly beautiful and made for the perfect beginning to Tiffany and Corbin's marriage. The couple took model-esque photos in...

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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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The Perfect Bermuda Honeymoon—Guide to Adventure

by Azure

If you missed the first installment of our Best of Bermuda honeymoon guide, catch up on it HERE. Then read on to learn what adventurous activities are musts for Bermuda honeymooners! And, if you have any questions about honeymooning in Bermuda, leave them in the comments section! 7 Bermuda Adventures Not to Be Missed 1. Book a Catamaran sail around the island to discover more of Bermuda’s amazing waters. 2. Helmet Diving—Take an undersea walk (no swimming skills required)...

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Planning Your Dream Honeymoon to Bermuda

by Azure

Need an escape from the mundane tasks on your wedding planning checklist? Then grab your groom and start discussing honeymoon visions and idyllic locations! One of our personal favorite honeymoon spots is Bermuda, a paradise that delivers the best of all worlds, including adventure, romance, and relaxation. Plus, it's just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Located 650 miles off the coast of North Carolina, Bermuda is an ideal destination for even the briefest of honeymoons. Amazingly,...

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Southern Plantation Wedding by Riverland Studios

by Azure

Jessica + Ryan by Riverland Studios Boone Hall Plantation was the perfect wedding venue for Jessica and Ryan's inspired southern I Do's. Mixing vibrant and modern brights with rustic, elegant touches, each portion of the couple's special day offered guests something memorable and one-of-a-kind. The pair's lovable dogs played a special role (serving as ring bearers), and a fairytale-esque horse drawn carriage delivered the classically beautiful bride to her outdoor wedding...

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Vibrant and Festive Destination Wedding in Mexico

by Azure

Photographed by Aaron Delesie Guests traveled far and wide to be part of Regina + Zaheen's spectacular wedding in Zacatecas, Mexico. The bride and groom chose a magical 16th century (roofless) convent for their ceremony venue, and the reception was held at the Quinta Real, another 400+ year old building originally built as a bull fighting ring. With help from Lisa Vorce and Mindy Rice, the couple came up with a vibrant hot pink and ivory color palette, and incorporated nods to...

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Beautiful Spring Wedding with Breathtaking Views

by Azure

Virginia and Justin tied the knot at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon, and Atelier Pictures was there to capture it all! Wedding guests were treated to incredible panoramic views during the couple's outdoor ceremony beneath a ribbon-adorned tree, and the bride looked stunning in a sophisticated illusion neckline wedding dress and Swiss dot birdcage veil. Whimsical decor details were handmade by the couple, in shades of bright orange and bold purple to coordinate...

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Exotic Beach Wedding in Maui

by Azure

Amanda + Clem by Photography by Karma Hill A few words from the photographer... Amanda and Clem were as cute as a button and such a joy to work with! These two were so obviously head over heels in love with each other, there was no question in your mind that they were made for one another. When the big day arrived, we met Amanda at the beautiful Hotel Wailea to capture a few details and the final touches of her getting ready. The couple opted for a first look at the hotel to...

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15 Budget-Friendly Wedding Gowns High On Style

by Azure

BCBG is one of my go-to shops for cocktail wear. But I had NO idea the brand had launched a beautiful wedding collection! BCBG's wedding dress collection hits on all the trends we're loving right now (sheer lace, statement backs, flirty sleeves, high-low hems) but here's the best part... The gowns are truly affordable, with most styles priced in the $300 to $500 range. Even the most expensive dress is under $1,000, which means no matter what your budget, these stunners are...

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Honeymoon Dreaming: Something Seductive for Your Groom

by Azure

It's been a looong week (despite it actually being a short week thanks to Memorial Day!) and I needed something pretty and frilly to lighten my mood. Enter, Shell Belle Couture and its jaw-droppingly beautiful lingerie. Just what the doctor ordered! Shell Belle's designer's love of vintage everything serves as a main point of inspiration, and is clearly evident in her breathtaking designs. She had me at hello with this nostalgic approach to creating lingerie for today, and I can't...

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Target Enters the Bridal Hood

by Azure

Given Target's incredibly successful collaborations with the likes of Missoni, Zac Posen, Isaac Mizrahi, etc., to bring middle America the covetable labels they once only dreamed about wearing, I was beyond stoked to hear that Tarjay was dipping its toes in the bridal pond. The Tevolio Wedding Collection, available exclusively online, offers bridesmaid dresses, flower girl frocks, and very simple wedding gowns that appeal to the no-frills bride. The prices are right ($69.99 for...

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Real Wedding In Rustic Nevada

by Faye

Who said destination weddings have to be on the beach? Frances and Shaun chose a historical town nestled into the foothills of Genoa, Nevada for their intimate and charming spring wedding celebration. The couple said “I Do” at the idyllic Genoa Community Church. The bride’s classic lace wedding gown and pink rose bouquet were perfectly complimented by two delightful flower girls dressed in soft pink. The groom wore a chic black suit.  The couple hosted a dinner reception at...

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Pretty Pastel Wedding in Florida

by Azure

Real wedding by Tonya Beaver Photography Anelle and Jeff live and work in London, but they decided to get hitched destination wedding style in the beautiful town of St. Augustine, Florida. Because Florida boasts warm weather all year round, the couple was able to tie the knot February! I couldn't get enough of Anelle's mix and match bridesmaids! Each lady wore a flowing, full-length gown in a different pastel shade, and held a romantic bouquet of pink, ivory, and peach roses. I...

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15 Ways to Spend Less on Your Wedding

by Azure

Here on OneWed, we're all about helping you get the best bang for your wedding buck! So today, we share 15 insider tips on how to reduce your wedding costs without making too many sacrifices. 1. Having a wedding in winter months is definitely cheaper than having it in peak seasons, such as fall or summer. Consider looking at different dates that will save you a great deal of money! 2. Consider a daytime wedding instead of the evening, or a Friday or Sunday wedding instead of a...

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Top 5 Secret Honeymoon Destinations

by Azure

Do you want a honeymoon that's off the beaten track or a bit out of the ordinary? Traditional honeymoon locations can be great, but more undiscovered destinations have much to offer, including magnificent scenery, a sense of adventure, and indulgent romance. So today, we share five of our favorite hidden gem honeymoon destinations perfect for couples seeking an exceptionally romantic getaway... 1 - Positano, Italy  A honeymoon to Positano is all about relaxing and enjoying...

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Wedding Venue of the Day: Montage Laguna Beach

by Azure

Welcome to the second installment of our new Venue of the Day feature! Click here to see the spectacular East Coast location we spotlighted yesterday! The Venue: Montage Laguna Beach Location: Beautifully set on an oceanfront bluff in the heart of Laguna Beach, California. Capacity: 450 guests Why we love it: The Montage offers unparalleled panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, and 30 lush acres for wedding guests to explore. The resort's in-house master chefs work with each...

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The Fine Art of Getting Ready

by Bride Chic

If there's one thing I know my client/brides love it's a beautiful robe. When visiting my studio for fittings, a bride gets the royal treatment (precursor for the big day of course). We start with mineral water, hot tea or champagne.  A robe or pretty kimono always hangs in the dressing room, awaiting. Recently I hooked up with Sara Kirsner of Doie Lounge, a design firm specializing in an eco-chic loungewear. These robes make beautiful and practical gifts for all your best buds in...

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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Tie the Knot! The $6.5M Wedding Budget Breakdown

by Azure

After five years of dating, and masterfully dodging questions and rumors about engagements and impending I Do's, Jessica Biel finally got Justin Timberlake down the aisle! In what was (reportedly) one of the most expensive celebrity weddings ever... surprising, given the couple's low-key, no-frills reputation. So what major wedding budget line items cost Justin and Jessica the most? Read on to get the inside scoop... Wedding day? Try wedding week! In the South of Italy. Remember...

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