Dresses and Fashion


Val Stefani’s Swoon-Worthy Dresses of 2014

by Claire

From the Moonlight Couture fashion house we bring you Val Stefani: a feminine, elegant, and timeless couture bridal line we love! Val Stefani's 2014 collection features delicate beading, intricate lace, and cascading ruffles all made with the most luxurious of fabrics. Plus, this collection includes a bold pop of something blue that you don't want to miss! Val Stefani's hand crafted gowns are sure to make you swoon, so Pin your top picks below and save for later! ...

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Mod Cloth Goes Bridal

by Bride Chic

With so many companies and designers going bridal lately - Nordstrom, J. Crew, Anthropologie (aka BHLDN) and Ruche just to name just a few - Mod Cloth has finally hopped aboard the wedding train too! I'm just surprised it didn't happen sooner.  From about $100 to $300, you can get a chic wedding dress, short or long, perfect for the more casual or backyard wedding. Each dress is pictured in a gallery where you can add wraps, shoes, jewelry, and even lingerie to complete your look....

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20 Heavenly Gowns from Angel Rivera

by Claire

It almost seems as if Angel Rivera had divine inspiration for his 2014 couture collection. The gowns in this collection are truly heavenly, with intrigueing appliques, unique layering, and touchable fabrics. From fit-and-flare, to princess, to mermaid, to ballgown, Angel Rivera's styles are fit for any bride and fate may have it that you find "the one" in this collection! Some of our favorites? Reina, a modern gown sure to grab your attention, Juno, with sophisticated and modern...

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Bohemian Beauties from Made with Love

by Claire

There's a new indie designer on the block that's making waves in the bridal industry and is definitely one to watch. Although only in business since April 2013, Made with Love is an online boutique based in the Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia with gorgeous bohemian gowns and bridal accessories to die for! Founder and designer Carla started the company because she couldn't find "the one" when she was dress shopping for her own wedding, and the result is unique, individualized wedding...

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Old World Artistry Wedding Gowns by Sarah Janks

by Claire

Sarah Jank's Fall 2014 Collection is vintage, glamour and elegance all wrapped into one. With gold, a-line gowns featuring deep scoop necks or the delicate lace-embroidered overlays Sarah includes on many of her dresses, this fall collection inspires an old world feel with beautiful modern styling. Sarah Jank's designs are a step above the norm and will take your breath away. See the entire collection here, and share you faves in the comment section below!    

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Lingerie Lovelies for Your Valentine!

by Claire

This Valentine's Day we're sharing lovely lingerie for every bride! Whether you are going for hipster, classy or risque, this post has something you (and your man!) will love. From Beloved Intimates and Macy's, this lingerie eye candy is the best of the best. However you are celebrating this day of love, scroll through to find your faves and get inspired for your wedding night!  

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Shimmering, Glittering Gowns from Moonlight Couture

by Claire

Moonlight Couture's Spring 2014 Collection shines bright amidst the many wedding gowns offered this season. With my particular love for mermaid, sweetheart neckline dresses, Moonlight Couture's collection could not be more gorgeous. Moonlight's designers incorporate amazing Swarovski crystal embroidery on many of the gowns, as well as impeccable lace, organza, and silk fabrics. With price points ranging from $1,450 to $3,330 and unique detailing on each and every piece, there is a...

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2014 Looks for the Alternative Bride

by Bride Chic

What do indie designers have in store for 2014? Offbeat dresses and head chic you will adore! If you're looking for that dress or accessory with a twist of cutting edge, a hint of costume or vintage chic, stop by Etsy rather than the bi-yearly NY Bridal Markets. Artisans  found on this mega site for the creative have the freedom as well as time to explore more inspiring options simply because they produce smaller lines. Below are some trends emerging on Etsy that I just love. Comment...

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The Best of the Indies

by Bride Chic

If you're looking for a wedding dress with special handcrafting as well as a certain panache the mainstream designers forgot, chances are you're perusing Etsy and discovering fabulous indie designers. An indie-designed dress has special touches you won't find elsewhere, innovative designs, and great finishing techniques. Etsy isn't the only place to find these beauties either; boutiques are springing up around the country exclusively featuring indie designers. Below you'll find the...

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15 Wedding Dresses for a Traditional Ceremony

by Azure

For brides-to-be planning traditional ceremonies in their places of worship, finding the perfect wedding dress has its difficulties. A sky high slit or deep plunging neckline with bare shoulders probably won't fly. So we did some work and rounded up the most stunning gowns for chapel, church, synagogue, and other religious ceremonies. Take a peek and see what we came up with... Aren't these dresses divine? It's amazing what sheer lace can do to transform a dress from daring to...

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Menswear Monday, Men’s Wearhouse Edition

by Claire

#MM is a favorite on Twitter, but today we are bringing it to the blog to share some Men’s Wearhouse eye candy perfect for your groom! These super handsome suits are the perfect way to give your guy the attention he deserves on the big day! Scroll through to find the perfect stylin’ tux for your man, and Ideabook your favorites!     

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Amazing Vintage Couture Gowns from Anne Barge

by Claire

Anne Barge's exquisite 2014 Black Label collection showcases 8 gowns intricately detailed with hand-beading and embroidery and completed with the finest fabrics. Anne Barge launched her first collection in 1999 and her gowns are still known as some of the most timeless, distinctive wedding dresses in the world. If you are looking for a high-quality, couture wedding dress to complete your elegant bridal look, these gowns are for you! Find your favorites below and Pin away!  ...

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Best of Backless Wedding Gowns: 25 Dresses to Adore

by Azure

Do you dare to bare a little skin in back when you walk down the aisle? If the answer is yes, then get ready to fall head over heels for these open back bridal gowns that are 360 degrees beautiful! If you do choose an open back wedding dress though, make sure to plan ahead to keep your girls standing at attention throughout the wedding day and night (if you know what I mean). You can get padded cups sewn into the bodice of your gown, or try a bra created specifically for daring...

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Hey Fellas - Don’t Make These Mistakes When Engagement Ring Shopping

by Claire

** This post is sponsored by Macy's. We highly recommend a visit to their store to learn about engagement rings and see their exceptional selection.** We know you are under a lot of pressure to find the perfect ring. It's likely uncharted territory for you. This is not the time to wing it. Here are 5 mistakes you must avoid when searching for that perfect ring: #1: Don't Guess You make think you know what your girlfriend wants, but you don’t. I promise. You can't even buy...

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Fashion-Forward Wedding Gowns from Leanne Marshall

by Claire

Leanne Marshall is not your typical wedding dress designer: hailing from hippy Portland, Oregon, Leanne is a television star now living in New York, NY selling her famous bridal designs. Leanne is a modern designer for the modern bride, a statement confirmed when she won Project Runway's fifth season in 2008. Her contemporary 2014 wedding gown collection reflects Leanne's unique background with trendy, feminine designs. These gowns are absolutely perfect for today's brides looking to...

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Old World Bling

by Bride Chic

If you've been following my Friday posts here on OneWed for any length of time, you may have noticed I rarely post anything about bling.  Truth is, glitz and glitter have to really be spectacular to catch my eye.  Enter Tel Aviv designer, Alin Yerushalmi.  Perusing her drop dead gorgeous baubles, I'm swooning over how great they'd pair up with those lean-lined white lace gowns trending in all the 2014 collections.  The old-world pieces found in Alin's Etsy Shop have that "Tsarina...

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Ines Di Santo’s Dreamy Designs for 2014

by Claire

We are so excited to share Ines Di Santo's 2014 wedding dresses with you! Ines Di Santo incorporates stunning details into each gown: feathered hi-lo skirts, plunging illusion necklines, intricate beading, and wonderful mermaid silhouettes just to name a few of our favorites. With the diverse designs and gorgeous detailing, there is a gown for every bride in this fantastic collection. Scroll through to find your perfect gown, and comment below to tell us which is The One!  ...

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Fantastic Fabrics You Wouldn’t Have Thought Of For Your Gown

by Bride Chic

Want to add a little twist of chic to your wedding day look? Get adventurous in the material department and stand out from the crowd! Finding a gown with unconventional fabrics is a great way to define your bridal style with a dress that is uniquely you. How do you know when you have found a novelty fabric in this market that seems to be absolutely saturated with swoon-worthy stuff?  All I can say is you'll know it once you see it because you aren't going to find it anywhere else. It...

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Metallic and Purple Splendor in Connecticut

by Claire

The brand new Pinnacle View is a gorgeous outdoor venue that Connecticut couples are going to absolutely adore! In honor of their grand opening this month, we just had to share this gay styled shoot of pure perfection compiled by planners Engaged CT and photographer Laura Dee. Dave and Brian were very handsome grooms in their modern tuxedos and were a perfect fit for the shoot. We love the metallic accents included throughout the wedding, the impressive purple floral arrangements,...

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Amanda Wyatt’s 8 Hall of Famers

by Claire

With 20 years of designs under her belt, we are thrilled to share 8 wedding gown hall of famers from British designer Amanda Wyatt. Amanda Wyatt is part of a bridal heritage of over 50 years that also includes her daughter, Charlotte Balbier, another one of our favorite designers. Amanda Wyatt is an institution in the British bridal industry, and designs stunning gowns with impecable fit and attention to detail. Take a look for yourself at the 8 outstanding gowns from her 2014...

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5 Trends Beloved by Bride Chic in 2013

by Bride Chic

2013 bridal fashion proved to be anything but boring, and I'm excited to share with you my 5 favorite fashion trends from this last year. The release of The Great Gatsby in May and the ongoing Downton Abbey series inspired designers to craft gowns in the spirit of the early 20th Century. Also on the vintage front, mash-ups of bygone eras continued in the on-trend combination of accessories from different decades culminating in an overall bridal look. Modern and naturally...

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