Dresses and Fashion


Chinese Nearlyweds Gunning For Guinness World Record- Longest Wedding Dress!

by Azure

Some lofty goals for this Chinese couple! In pursuit of a Guinness World Record, Chinese bride Lin Rong donned a wedding dress that... - had a train over 1.2 miles long (2 km). - was covered in 9,999 silk red roses. Taking guests more than three hours to roll out the bride's nearly $6,000 wedding dress, this couple was not playing around! The reigning record holder, from Romania, had a dress 1.5 km in length, so this title may be changing hands very soon!

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Bubbly Bride: ‘Monumental’ Locations For Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride What location did you choose to take pictures on your big day? Every state, city and town has that one destination that is a must for photos. Whether it is as grand as the Eiffel tower, or as simple as the popular hamburger joint down the street, you have that monument that your area is known for. Most brides want to have the classic picture with this monument to remember the destination of their wedding. Plan ahead with your photographer to meet at a certain...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The Dalla Nonna Calendar Necklace Goes To…

by Azure

PattyJ! Thanks to all her smart, savvy comments this week, PattyJ is the lucky winner of the gorgeous Dalla Nonna sterling silver calender necklace! It's such a beautiful piece of jewelry and a stylish way to remember that most special day. And hey, now Patty's hubby has no excuse for forgetting their wedding anniversary... so this week, he's a winner, too! TGIF, beauties! And thanks to everyone who attended our fabulous Wedding Pre-Party Twitter launch soiree. It was a huge...

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Featured Wedding(s): Same Venue, Two Very Different Weddings!

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Tim Brown of TAB Photographic Being a wedding photographer that shoots across the country is a great thing for Tim Brown of TAB Photographic. Having two weddings in his home state of Connecticut, on two back to back weekends, at the same location (being Elizabeth Park located in Hartford) was a nice change of pace. At the same time, that's when the questions began about how to make two weddings at the same location tell two separate stories, the stories of each...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Midas Touch for a Gilded Wedding

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market All that glitters is not gold, but these golden handmade wedding accessories are irresistible! Nothing glitters more than the Elegant Glitzy Layered Wedding Invitation with Gold Rhinestone Buckle , a metallic invitation with double faced satin ribbon and gold rhinestone buckle, from Glitzy Events. For an elaborate modern design select the Quatrefoil Wedding Invitation from Pink Lily Press. Add a flourish to your envelopes with gold Custom Calligraphy...

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Bride Chic: Going Floral With Your Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Bride Chic Florals aren't exactly a new and radical concept in bridal wear but oh la la! They sure are romantic. And what options and diversity a designer has creating when it comes to planting them in collections. Florals can decorate an entire bodice and skirt, adorn a hemline or be a small and suble accent on a belt or shoulder. I'm always intrigued by embossed floral fibers like the Alexis Mabille dress in the last photo. One of my favorite looks is the classic...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Always a Bridesmaid AND a Bride

by Azure

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question from a woman who is juggling being both a bridesmaid and a bride. Do you have a question about wedding traditions, etiquette, or relationships? Write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com

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Featured Wedding: Ashley and Tom (and Holly)

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amanda McMahon of Amanda McMahon Photography Ashley and Tom met on a golf course. He wouldn't let her leave until she tried golfing (which she had never done)... so she obliged. And the rest they say... is history. They decided that they wanted to get some of their photos with their horse, Holly, who is just beautiful and has a lot of personality. She was great and was even rewarded by being able to run around after. Afterwards, we snapped some of Tom and...

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The Man Registry: The 5 Most Romantic Places To Get Engaged

by Azure

About The Man Registry You’ve got the engagement ring picked out. You know when you’re going to pop the question. Now all that’s left is to decide where and how you’re going to do it. Here’s our suggestions for romantic places to get down on one knee and pray she says yes. (Ignore the cliché’s and just go with it) 5.) Location of your first date– How about a blast from the past? Tell her you’re going to a “surprise destination” for a date night. She’ll be...

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Women Who Proposed, Part II, First Dates

by Azure

Check out our Advice section today for Part Deux of our Platinum Proposal Stories! This week, we give you stories of women who wanted to use their first date as inspiration for the proposal! Enjoy!

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The Notorious Tuxedo T-Shirt: Not For The Wedding Ceremony, But Fun Nonetheless!

by Azure

The truth is... Tuxedo T-Shirts can be fun attire for the right occasion, and make cute wedding favors/gifts for the littlest members of your wedding party. If this is something you've considered for your bachelor/bachelorette party, look no further than Tuxedo T-Shirts Online , a website inspired by a movie quote and an attitude. The ever popular tuxedo t-shirt, is it just funny or is it making a statement? I always assumed it was just to get a laugh. I have come to realize they...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Unique Wedding Dresses…

by Azure

...Whimsical & Artsy Gowns For Your Big Day! About It's A Jaime Thing Have you been enjoying adventures in wedding dress shopping? Maybe you feel like you've seen them all. Fear not, the sea of wedding dresses is deep and never ending. If you've already found "the perfect dress", congratulations! However, if you're still on the dress hunt, step outside the box with me and take a look at these stunning and artsy pieces of work. They're most definitely unique and quite...

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Bubbly Bride: Wedding Registry- Registering Where it Really Counts

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride For brides & grooms who have each lived on their own for awhile, have already found their favorite dish set, and would never part with their 5 year-old blender... some go about registering a bit differently. They don't need the endless sets of glassware and may not be interested in replacing their pots and pans. Combining two kitchens, furniture and odds and ends, they usually are left with more than they can handle! They might choose to replace a few of the...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- A Timeless Piece To Hold Close To Your Heart!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway I’ve loved this company since I heard the name…Dalla Nonna. I studied abroad in Perugia, Italy a few years back, so the Italian language always brings back memories of that amazing semester overseas. Dalla Nonna means “from the grandmother” in Italian, and this week, we’ll be giving away Dalla Nonna’s signature piece, the Sterling Silver Calendar Necklace (a $150.00 value). Inspired by vintage pieces handed down from the...

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Mark Wahlberg Married Longtime Girlfriend, Model Rhea Durham, On Saturday!

by Azure

We all know how unconventional Hollywood couples tend to be... And the nuptials between actor Mark Wahlberg and longtime girlfriend Rhea Durham this Saturday were no different! For this beautiful couple, the babies in the baby carriage came long before the marriage! They have three children together, the eldest 5 years old, and the youngest 10-months old, but that didn't stop them from tying the knot! The two said "I do" at a Catholic church in Beverly Hills on August 1st, and kept...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Made To Order Watters Necklace!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weeekly Giveaway Did you guys miss the announcement of our lucky Savvy Steals winner on Friday? Well… so did we! I was in Napa this weekend (more about this amazing, beyond-beautiful place later in the week!), and the wine tasting must have gotten the best of me! So, a couple days late, but hey, someone is still walking away with the stunning made to order Watters necklace of their choice, right? And, the lucky ducky winner is.......

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Bride Chic: A Head of the Times

by Azure

About Bride Chic Never have brides had so much leeway when it comes to headwear. 2010 marks a time when choosing you put on top of your head will add pizazz to your overall look. Thanks to those designers getting creative with netting, florals and plumes, the bride has so, so many options.

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Case In Point: Don’t Play With Fire At Your Wedding!

by Azure

Wedding Truth: Playing Disco Inferno at your wedding reception is ok. Going up in flames on your big day... Not so much. Wedding Tip: Let someone else handle the fire at your wedding.

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Gorgeous Vibrant Jewelry Perfect For Your Honeymoon… And For A Steal!

by Azure

During my daily Gilt.com scoping, I'm always on the lookout for fabulous finds for our Savvy Scoop readers! The stunning jewelry above from Lee Angel is perfect for your honeymoon- I absolutely love the colors... very tropical, fun and flirty! The Ombre Bib necklace (in yellow, coral, purple and green) would look great with a simple black or white sun dress, and is a steal at $250 (originally $500). The multi stone ring ($45) embellished with turquoise, citrine color glass and...

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The Man Registry: Operation Dinner Out

by Azure

About the Man Registry This week’s post from The Man Registry comes from a member of our panel of groom experts: Groom planning & style expert Simon Daykin. The topic: Operation Dinner Out. You can learn more about Simon and his wedding planning services at Gutsy Groom. Operation: Dinner Out is a code word from the film “Spy Games” to get Brad Pitt out of a bad situation. So why can't you, as a groom use it to not only get you out of a bad situation with your bride BUT (and...

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Buy The Dress, Get The Rest!

by Azure

A novel concept for a brick and morter store! I went into 2 Sisters Boutique in Chicago last Thursday, looking (last-minute) for a cute dress to wear out to a dinner date I had that night. 2 Sisters has a very edited selection of boutique-quality jeans, tops, dresses, jewelry and shoes... all for under $100! The last dress I tried on was adorable, so I was sold! Since I was in such a rush, I began looking for jewelry to complete the look. Imagine my surprise when the owner...

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Wishpot: Your Post-Wedding Wardrobe

by Azure

The amount of thought that goes into every detail of a wedding is so great that it can be easy to forget about the post-wedding wardrobe. Here are examples of a few essential pieces for any newlywed. The first item comes from Wishpot Wedding Expert, beyondsmitten. It is the Hanky Panky Rosalyn Thong and according to our wedding expert, it is “perfect for the bride.” The next key piece is this adorable Kimono Style Robe by etsy designer, plumprettysugar. My favorite aspect of...

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It’s a Jamie Thing: Color Yourself Happy, with Little Bits of Yellow

by Azure

About It's a Jamie Thing Although Fall is trying to approach, I refuse to let it get here too soon. I think we should keep the relaxing, mellow yellows of summer to brighten our days and inspire our events...all throughout the year! Add a little sunshine and happiness to your day with yellow accents, big or small. Pair it with pink, orange or any other color in the rainbow and let it glow...

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OneWed’s Super New Wedding Pre-Party Marries Wedding Planning And Social Networking!

by Azure

At long last, we have launched the coolest technology ever for brides, grooms, the wedding party, and guests. Our brand new, first-of-its-kind, Wedding Social Network, Wedding Pre-Party, is about to rock your world, ladies and gentleman! To create OneWed’s Wedding Pre-Party, we had to play cupid… Social Networking and Wedding Planning were both shot by cupid’s arrow, became instantly smitten with one another, and walked down the aisle, ‘til death do they part. With our...

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