Bridal Sandals that are Changing the World!

by Claire

Alright socially-conscious brides, have we got the shoes for you! All the way from Uganda, Africa we bring you Sseko Designs' new fair trade, ethical fashion sandals for the boho bride. Sseko Designs began as a way to generate income for Ugandan women hoping to attend University, and now the organization provides opportunites for women from all walks of life to pursue their dreams. Not only are these bridal shoes changing the world, but they are also chic, charming, and perfect for a...

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Flattering Classics from Blue Willow Bridal

by Claire

Blue Willow Bridal by Anne Barge is a stunning collection of simple, sophisticated wedding dresses for classy brides. Defined by understated elegance and accented with beading and lace details, Blue Willow Bridal is a brilliant, if understated, designer. With Grecian and vintage themes, these gowns are perfect for brides looking for that traditional yet flattering style. Each gown is draped in just a way as to accent your figure perfectly, and make you feel beautiful on your big day!...

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An Elegant Affair in Pacific Palisades, California

by Claire

Kim and Mike's classic black-tie wedding was a joyous, sunny celebration. The couple married on the lawn of Bel Air Bay Club under an exquisite white altar on a sunshine-filled day. The Pacific Palisades, California setting was stunning, but the bride, full of smiles and excitement, was even more beautiful. The couple chose a traditional look for their big day, and the clean sophistication of the entire wedding was absolute perfection. From the luxurious white bride's bouquet, to...

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Small Veils for Fashionistas

by Bride Chic

Though nothing says 'bride' more than a long, flowing veil, you have to admit small veils have that certain cachet that belongs to the fashion savvy bride. From shorter poufs, fly-aways, and birdcages, the smaller veil is practical, chic and easy to manage. You can wear one from ceremony to reception without a change. Below are just a few that caught my eye. Are you planning to wear a short veil? Comment below to tell us what kind you love!

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A Vineyard Wedding for the Vintage Bride

by Claire

Prepare to be inspired, vintage brides, since we have an amazing styled shoot for you to fawn over! JSF DESIGN INC styled a fantastic wedding in a Santa Barbara vineyard complete with a crystal chandelier, gorgeous florals, and a stunning bride. The bride's dresses, accessories and makeup will knock you off your feet they are so beautiful. This styled shoot's visionary details are sure to spark your own vintage creativity, so make sure to Ideabook your favorite inspiration for...

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Weddington Way: The Easy Way to Garb Your Girls!

by Claire

Weddington Way is one of our favorite online bridesmaids dress retailers because of how easy it is find the perfect dresses! Simply choose a style, find your color (you can even order a free color swatch) and then order from anywhere in the country. Plus, if you order over $150 worth, you get free shipping! It really doesn't get any easier to coordinate all your girls, even if you aren't all in one place. Get inspired by these gorgeous photos of their top dresses, and then share with...

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Beyond Ruffles and Lace

by Claire

Della Giovanna's first ever bridal line launched this year for Fall 2014 with innovative bridal looks that turn tradition upside down. Using studs and leather in her designs, Michelle Della Giovanna creates edgy styles with echoes of New York City for contemporary, offbeat brides. Plus, Michelle is pioneering the bridal industry in other ways: she is one of the first designers to release a "bridal separates" line. Each one of the gowns below is made up of a corset and skirt...

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Pretty in Pink, Country Style

by Claire

Sarah and Craig are such a cute couple, and their Pretty in Pink themed wedding definitely makes the books for one of the top most adorable real weddings. The bride hand crafted unique pink details to fit perfectly within the country venue on Prince Edward Island, Canada, including DIY lawn games, fabric backdrops, and fans for the guests. The ceremony was one of my favorite rustic set ups I've seen with haybales, simple flowers, and a doorway altar. You are sure to drool over the pie...

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10 Gowns That Say Spring Perfect!

by Bride Chic

These few weeks right before Easter mark the inevitable "Spring has Sprung" cliche, but what a perfect time for weddings! What I love so much about spring is the new life it represents in the beautifully changing landscape. Spring bridal styles blend in seamlessly with this backdrop using floral head wreaths and flower applique on wedding gowns. Here are some of my fave spring looks. Can you find yours? Comment below with your top picks!  

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Outdoor Southern Wedding with a Bright Color Palette

by Azure

Real wedding by Jason Armond Photography Holland and Tripp's outdoor summer wedding was charmed to say the least! Their wedding theme was Southern Vintage, and they selected a bright wedding color palette of turquoise, orange, yellow and grey. Holland wore a stunning vintage-inspired tea length wedding dress by Justin Alexander, and her groom was dapper in a Dolce & Gabbana tailored suit. The bridesmaids wore chic one-shoulder turquoise dresses by Dessy, and the groomsmen sported...

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Bridal Shoe Beauties

by Claire

Still looking for those perfect shoes to carry you down the aisle? We've got you covered with a top shoe stop you'll love for everything from heels, to flats, to customizeable clips! Hey Lady has a huge variety of shoes to match every bride's style, and you can add a pretty little bow shoe clip for a unique touch. Check out some of our favorites below to get inspired, and then share your favorites with your bridesmaids!   

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Modern Sophistication from Alana Aoun

by Claire

With the highest level of fashion and sophisticated refinement, Alana Aoun crafts her designer gowns to push the envelope of traditional wedding dress concepts. Based in Sidney, Australia, Alana can take a simple a-line wedding gown, add gold applique, and create a grecian-inspired masterpiece. Her unique fabric combinations and embroidery choices result in strikingly modern gowns that will grace any bride in contemporary beauty. Explore the spring 2014 collection below and Ideabook...

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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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The Free-Spirited Stylings of Maggie May Bridal

by Claire

Maggie May Bridal's 2014 Lookbook is romantic, whimsical, and dreamy. These gowns are perfect for the bride Maggie May describes as "a daydreamer, a free-spirited individual. She is young at heart & will always love the feel of her bare feet on the ground. A joyful, kind-hearted lover of nature, with a spiritual connection to her ancestors and past.
" Does this resonante in your free-spirited soul? If so, let Maggie May capture your imagination with the many romantic, vintage...

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Vintage-Country Chic Fusion in Vancouver, BC

by Claire

Chelsea and Tyler's vintage, country chic wedding set in a gorgeous Vancouver, BC barn has elegance, charm, and fun all wrapped into one. The couple designed creative DIY details with the help of friends and family that made for a laid-back yet beautiful wedding. We adore the handmade photo booth, the bride's dreamy princess wedding gown, her something blue shoes, and the intimate champagne celebration just for the bridal party. The love and joy that emanates from Chelsea and Tyler...

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Offbeat, Nature-Inspired Bridal Jewelry

by Claire

Want to add that sophisticated accent to your big day but just can't find the right trinket to do the trick? We recently discovered Noa Sharon Designs on Etsy and were blown away by the creativity in each and every piece of jewelry. From hammered rose gold rings to sterling silver link earrings to bright gems set in a gold necklace, Noa Sharon adds a unique touch to every metal she works with. These handmade, nature-inspired designs are completely customizable, and some are true...

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Insider Secrets of Macy’s Wedding Registry

by Claire

Think you know everything there is to know when registering for your big day? Well think again: we’ve interviewed insiders at Macy's to get the real scoop on wedding registries to save you headache and heartbreak. So before you pick up that scanning gun and go wild, read these insider secrets and get the most out of your registry! #1: Don’t follow the beaten path. All stores will suggest a checklist of items you should add to your registry but that DOES NOT MEAN you need...

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Sexy Wedding Dresses with Attitude

by Claire

All the way from Beirut, Lebanon we bring you 30 stylish wedding gowns with fabulous flair. Gemy Maalouf is known for their glamorous and sexy bridal designs packed with attitude. From daring open backs, to high slits, to two-piece mermaids, each and every one of these gowns is exquisite and innovative. Gemy Maalouf's dresses push the boundaries of traditional bridal silhouettes to create out-of-this-world gowns you won't find anywhere else. Dare to explore all 30 stunners below and...

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27 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings that Sparkle Just as Bright

by Azure

Not every wanna be bride-to-be dreams about a sparkling diamond engagement ring. Some ladies would prefer something a little bit different. If this sounds like you, then you have come to the right place! Because today we show off the prettiest non-diamond engagement rings available on Etsy! Each ring style is unique, brilliant, and easier on the budget than a traditional diamond ring. Take a peek... White Sapphire Moissanite Morganite Emerald Peridot ...

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A New Etsy Favorite: 51 Fold

by Claire

51 Fold is one of our favorite new Etsy shops offering Save the Dates, bridal shower invites, “will you be my bridesmaid?” cards and more to fit any bride's stationery style. Go DIY with contemporary, cute and customizable designs that will stay within your budget. Explore Dala's top styles below and visit her Etsy shop for more! Save the Dates Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Cards Bridal Shower Invitations  

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Honeymoon Style: Beachwear Beauties + Loungewear Lovelies

by Claire

Looking for something a little more casual and comfy for the honeymoon? We've got just the thing: Beautiful Bottoms has super cute loungewear for chilling in the honeymoon suite or at home again with the hubby. Or, if you're on a tropical honeymoon, this silky beachwear will protect you from the sun and keep you looking sexy! Get excited about these bright summer styles and Pin your favorites!    

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18 Winnie Couture Gowns for the Glamorous Blushing Bride

by Claire

Winnie Couture's Blush Label gowns are sure to stun your guests and wow your groom. Designed by a husband-wife team, Winnie Couture has grandiose, feminine dresses in high demand across the world, and we can see why: the gorgeous silhouettes and intricate Swarovski-beaded bodices are unmatched.  But Winnie Couture is not for the faint of heart when it comes to your wedding budget; these gowns are high-end and lavish, so be prepared. However, if you are willing to spend for it, the...

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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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10 Accessory Finds for Spring

by Bride Chic

Spring has sprung! Time to check out some fantastic fashion paraphernalia that will jazz up your bridal look and pull it all together. From shoes to headpieces, browse below for some of the best accessories hitting the bridal market this spring!

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