Dresses and Fashion


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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The New Year’s Eve Bride

by Bride Chic

New Year's Eve is the only night of the year when almost the entire world is celebrating the same thing together. What better way to start off your marriage than including your wedding night as part of the celebrations? If you are a New Year's Eve bride, we have found the perfect gowns and accessories to make your night sparkle and shine as bright as any New Year's Eve party. Mix in sequins as a beautiful way to shimmer in the spotlight, or choose a glittery gown to light up the...

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Breathtaking Bridal Gowns by Berta

by Azure

Still dreaming about that picture perfect wedding dress? Then have I got the designer for you! Berta is an Israeli designer with 16 years of experience creating one-of-a-kind evening and wedding gowns. And when I stumbled upon the latest Berta bridal collection, my jaw hit the floor. Now, I've seen a lot of beautiful wedding dresses in my day, but I can't think of another collection as delightfully daring as this one! Ready to swoon? Your eye candy awaits... I...

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A Winter Wonderland of Head Chic

by Bride Chic

Who says the floral head wreath belongs exclusively to spring and summer? Winter head wreaths and hair ornaments  are every bit as beautiful as the fresh blooming head chic of spring, even though the flowers may not as plentiful. Today we salute the winter head wreath and other topping-off gems perfect for the winter bride. Are you going to wear a floral crown for your winter wedding? Comment below to let us know!  

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And the Bride Wore Pink…

by Azure

When I spotted this bride in her pink Vera Wang wedding dress on Style Me Pretty (captured by We Heart Photography), I instantly fell in love! Words that came to mind? Drop dead gorgeous, ethereal, romantic, fashion-forward, daring and confident (among others). I'm sure at some point, I'll grow tired of the pink wedding dress trend but for now... I can't get enough! What do you think? For those who've said nay to wearing a pink dress down the aisle, has this beautiful bride changed...

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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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9 Creative Ways to Say Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

by Azure

You've said YES!, you've thought long and hard about the ladies you want in your bridal party, and now it's time to pop the questions... and ask your gals to be your bridesmaids! There are plenty of unique, unforgettable ways to do so, and a great place to start to get the creative juices flowing is on Etsy. From personalized keepsake boxes and DIY lockets, to mini photo books and secret message styles, take a peek at nine of our favorite ways to say, Will You Be My...

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The Best of Boho for Brides

by Bride Chic

One of my all time favorite styles has to be Boho—a look mixing it up with the bohemian, peasant and flower child craze of the 1960's. What makes this look so popular now? For starters it breaks traditional bridal code while staying within the true romantic form that a wedding symbolizes and celebrates. The look is lacy with gowns in soft, transparent fabrics that can be topped off with head wreaths of flowers, ivy and dried foliage. Long flowing hair is signature with this...

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Divine Vintage Bridal Gowns for Your Something Old

by Azure

Have you considered walking the white aisle in genuine vintage? It's the perfect way to knock out your "something old", and will have you sleeping easy knowing that other brides won't be donning the same dreamy wedding dress.  The vintage bridal stunners from Etsy below are gorgeous as can be. Take a look and pick a favorite!      

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8 Beautiful Wedding Dresses for Under $500

by Azure

Every bride wants to pick a wedding dress that will make her groom's jaw drop, his knees weak, and his heart fill with pride and adoration. But truthfully, no matter what style of gown you choose, your groom will surely be impressed. After all, he chose you out of all the other women in the world to be his one and only! And if you're able to score a drop dead gorgeous wedding dress for a steal, your groomie will not only drool... but he'll praise you for your budget savvy...

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