Featured Wedding: Jenny and Nelson

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Becca and Matt Enslein of The Studio B Photography Jenny and Nelson’s wedding day revolved around three things, love, laughter and family. When you meet the both of them, you’re instantly drawn in by their friendly personalities and warm nature. Once you’re friends with them, you’re in. You’re family. Jenny had four traditional bridesmaids, but she also had two “bridesmen”- twin brothers who she has been friends with since high school. As soon as...

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Star Wars Themed Groom’s Cake, Hitch it or Ditch it?

by Azure

OK, I've gotten in a little trouble for making fun of Star Wars weddings before, but I just cannot resist providing you with this Star Wars themed groom's cake picture. The cake was designed for Star Wars artist Chris Trevas by Courtney Clark of Cake Nouveau, of Food Network Challenge and TLC's Ultimate Cake-off. For the full story on this unique groom's cake, check out the official Star Wars Blog.

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Celebrity Weddings: Ivanka Trump Ties The Knot In Platinum!

by Azure

Shocker? I think not! Ivanka Trump said “I Do” this past weekend wearing Platinum jewelry from her own collection, Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry. Ivanka custom designed a platinum and diamond hairpiece to accent her veil. She also chose a pair of platinum and diamond cluster earrings, and a platinum and diamond Art Deco link bracelet. Her jewelry contained over 42-carats of diamonds. Ivanka’s cushion-cut diamond engagement ring was also set in platinum. Did you catch our post...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Anjolique Wedding Dresses

by Azure

The new line of wedding dresses from Anjolique hit all the major Spring 2010 runway trends -- one-shoulder, flower appliques, lace overlay, black accents, and sweetheart necklines. We're loving the silk and ravello taffeta fabrics and how the new silhouettes flatter any body type. Not sure your fitness regime have made your arms are up to the task? Not to worry, a few of the dresses even come with a bolero! The new dresses illustrate Anjolique's design mantra of classic with an...

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Question of the Week: How Involved Is Your Groom?

by Azure

Last week I asked how you felt about the term "Bridezilla" and we got a lot of interesting responses. Since our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway post this week was about Savvi Formalwear's tuxedos, I thought it would be a good time to check in on your groom. Is your groom involved in the wedding planning? Do you wish he were more or less involved? Do you think it's unusual for grooms to be involved?

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Bridal Bling: Top Ten Ways to Support Ethical Jewelry

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Brilliant Earth Long after your big day has passed, your engagement ring, wedding bands, and other wedding jewelry will remain a beautiful reminder of your shared past, your values, and your dreams for the future. With so many brilliant options for ethical jewelry, there’s no reason to compromise style or quality on your special day. Keep the glamour, lose the guilt! Here are a few tips on how to do it: 1. Look for ethical origin diamonds The first step is...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- 125 Custom Holiday Cards from The Green Kangaroo!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Halloween is right around the corner, and next thing you know, it’ll be time to send out those holiday cards! Time sure does fly when you are having fun, doesn’t it? This week’s Savvy Steal will help one lucky bride-to-be ring in the holiday season in style. Our friends over at The Green Kangaroo- a fabulous wedding invitation and stationery company- will give our Savvy Steals winner 125 beautiful Custom Holiday Cards! The best...

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Bubbly Bride: Create your own Caramel Apple

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride The cupcake bar, candy bar and mashed potato bar are great ideas for your wedding, but if you are looking for a do-it-yourself bar for your guests— focused on celebrating Fall— the caramel apple bar is right up your alley! Have a table set with apples, caramel and a colorful display of toppings. Your guests will love being artists while they decorate their apples with their favorite chocolate, sprinkles and icing. Ask your caterer to have one of the servers...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: The Dessy Group Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

You can always count on The Dessy Group for fabulous bridesmaid dress options. And this season is no different- they’ve got some killer cocktail frocks perfect for your leading ladies. With four different lines covering all styles and price points, Dessy’s definitely got you covered! To give you a little sneak peak, I’ve chosen a few of my favorites from each new Spring 2010 collection… If you and your bridesmaids are working on a tight budget, check out the After Six...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: David Tutera by Faviana Wedding Dresses

by Azure

From the Red Carpet to the White Carpet...celebrity wedding planner and host of "My Fair Wedding" David Tutera recently launched his debut wedding dresses collection. This collection is for the bride addicted to our celebrity wedding news or just wanting to channel her inner-diva. Each dress is appropriately named for a red carpet star and her head-turning fashion. A few of our favorites include: Audrey: Satin mermaid silhouette with elaborate crystal beading along the neckline &...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Alix & Kelly Wedding Dresses and Bridesmaid Dresses

by Azure

If you have the bod, dear bride, then rock these slinky wedding dresses from Alix & Kelly! We had the pleasure of meeting Alix & Kelly (I love when I fall in love with the designers as much as the fashion) at NY Bridal Market last week. We're loving the newest wedding silhouettes of Kate, Grace & Penelope. For bridesmaids, they offer a new design in Charley and Judy in 100% silk chiffon/charmeuse that can be worn in multiple ways and is available to two lengths and a range of...

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Free Tuxedos for Your Groom and Groomsmen!

by Azure

Happy Monday! Let’s face it, grooms often feel a little left out. Hey, we’re guilty of it, too. Most of our Savvy Steal product give-aways are definitely aimed at brides-to-be. But, we’re thrilled that our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway does not neglect the grooms. The lucky winner will receive six complete Savvi Evening Collection Tuxedo ensembles − a classic and refined two-button notch created in luxury wool for your comfort. Also included in this timeless package is a...

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: 57 Grand

by Azure

Want to do something great for your bridesmaids? We know you do! Then take a gander at the totally chic, modern and hip dresses your maids will wear again and again. Best suited for the city gal off to wedding pre-party cocktails! The shapes, the draping, the colors--LOVE! 9 styles, 90 colors, endless opportunity. Thanks 57 Grand for sharing your new line with us!

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Your Wedding’s Seating Chart: The Real Story!

by Azure

OK, I never thought I'd be taking wedding planning advice from Maxim magazine, but I have to admit that this seating chart is pretty funny. Make sure to check out the full-sized version. Are seating charts making you crazy?

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Honeymooning in the Dominican Republic!

by Azure

This week, our Honeymoons.com expert Marie O'Mara blogs live, on location, from the beautiful Tortuga Bay Resort in the Dominican Republic. Check out her experiences thus far in our advice section!

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Spring 2010 Bridal Runway: Pixton Couture

by Azure

A new designer to the scene, Kimberly Pixton of Pixton Couture is as cute as a button. While her background as an NFL cheerleader and designing cheer uniforms has aided her in creating body conscious silhouettes that truly flatter the female form, her designs are anything but Ra Ra Ra!!! In fact, her Spring 2010 wedding dresses evoke old Hollywood glamour and vintage sophistication. We had the pleasure of attending a private runway show with Kimberly, her model, and her four...

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A Bridal Jewelry Expert Helps Accessorize Your Big Day!

by Azure

To many girls, their wedding day is one of the most important moments of their life. Because of this, we want every single detail to be perfect, from the cake, to the wedding dress, all the way down to the bridal jewelry. The jewelry you choose will pull together your entire bridal look, and things can go terribly awry if you don't accessorize appropriately. To ensure that your accessories fit the bill, we've got a jewelry expert here to save the day! Urvi Prunier is CEO and head...

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Celebrity Wedding Gift Registry: Ivanka and Jared

by Azure

Feel like indulging your inner-paparazzi? Why not do some harmless virtual celebrity stalking via their wedding registries? For example, did you know that Ivanka Trump and her fiancé Jared Kushner like bundt cake? Fortunately for them, someone has already purchased the Heritage Bundt Pan they registered for at Williams-Sonoma. They’ve already gotten most of the items on the list, including two sets of Wusthof Grand Prix II Steak Knives ($149.95/ea), a 10-Piece Set of All-Clad...

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MightyNests’s Ideas for Green Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Gifts

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Kristen Conn of MightyNest Want to say thank you to your little munchkin attendants? Well, give them something they (and their parents) will love. Fun, non-toxic and eco-friendly toys! Just a few suggestions to keep your flower girls and ring bearers safe when showering them with appreciation: • Give your flower girl the gift of imagination with her own wooden tea set from Plan Toys. The set includes a teapot, two cups and saucers, a cream pot and sugar...

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Ask the Experts: Accent Colors

by Azure

In this week's column, our panel of wedding experts talks down a bride a little overwhelmed by her color choices. Here's the question: I am getting married next summer and my colors are black and ivory. I want to keep things classy and I am having a hard time deciding on an accent color(s). Originally I was using red, but that made things a little too Christmas-y for me. Then I chose yellow, coral and apple green but now I'm thinking that three accent colors are too many!...

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Cute Wedding Napkins Perfect for Cocktail Hour or Bachelorette Parties!

by Azure

These are adorable!! While in New York for Bridal Market (lots more to come on that- we saw all of the designers' Spring 2010 wedding dress collections, and we'll be giving you the low down throughout the next couple of weeks!), we received some cute swag bags filled with goodies. I absolutely loved these ThemeNaps wedding napkins! Shaped like a bride holding her bridal bouquet, or a groom in his tux, these are so fun and festive! And the design on the back of the napkins is...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Wedding Gifts from Bosses, What’s Appropriate?

by Azure

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question from a boss/wedding guest about gift giving. Do you need wedding advice? OneWed has two ways for you to get specific questions answered. If you have a question about wedding etiquette, traditions, or relationships write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com. If you have a question about wedding logistics, colors, how-tos, write our panel of experts at asktheexperts@onewed.com Are you inviting your boss?

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Featured Wedding in Providence, Utah: Josh and Arlena

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jessica of BellaRose Photography A perfect day coupled with a beautful bride and groom set the stage for these colorful, exquisite wedding photos. The wedding took place at the Old Rock Church at The Providence Inn in Providence, Utah. It was a gorgeous September afternoon, not too hot, not too cold, simply perfect. There was a slight breeze in the air, and all around the first signs of fall were starting to show. All the makings of what would become a...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Books and Magazines

by Azure

If you want to be a well-read couple, check out this week’s Amazon Wedding Registry Tip. Books & Magazines It's one of the most important questions facing any new marriage: Which books and magazines should we display on the coffee table? Whether you lean toward literature, want to improve your cooking or gardening skills, are just looking for entertainment, or are ready to start planning a family, books that match your tastes and passions make great additions to your registry....

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