OneWeds Newest Party Tools!

by Azure

By now you probably know all about Wedding Pre-Party and its tools for organizing, planning, and talking about your wedding. But why should you have all the party planning fun? Wedding Pre-Party now includes special features to help your maid of honor,best man, or other interested guest plan fabulous bridal showers, bachelor parties and other pre-wedding events. With our new features you can: • Plan the Party! Where? When? How? Your host can poll the guests (even those they’ve...

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Featured Wedding: Sharpe and Berry

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Brooke Christl of Brooke Christl Photography The Sharpe/Berry Wedding took place on August 1st, 2009 with a brief ceremony on the beach in Ocean Isle, NC with a reception following at the Silver Coast Winery. This wedding was especially great for me because of how easy the couple was to work with and how much they wanted some fun pictures. We were stuck in beach traffic and late for the ceremony and Becky loved the idea of jumping out the limo to get pictures...

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Amazon Wedding Registry Tip: Housewares

by Azure

Ahh, nothing says romance like a nice clean house! You don’t think so? Wait until you read this week’s Amazon Registry Tip on Housewares! Housewares Housewares may not equal high romance, but they're certainly sexier than grime, discomfort, and mess. Outfit your home with some basic housewares to keep your newlywed digs looking like new. Floors and More First things first: what are you going to do about those floors? Whether your home has hardwood, carpet, or both, you need a...

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The Man Registry: 5 Wedding Day Fashion Tips for Grooms

by Azure

About The Man Registry Think about it guys, you’re going to be looking at your wedding day photos for the rest of your life (albeit probably not as often as your bride). So, do yourself a favor and put some extra thought into your attire and fashion choices. You’ll be thanking us when you’re seeing those wedding photos for the zillionth time. Make sure that tux fits properly If you’re renting a tux, you run the risk of getting stuck with a tux that doesn’t fit correctly....

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New Marriage Statistics

by Azure

Here’s some great news. You know all those depressing statistics about how 50% of all marriages end in divorce, check this out. 76% of people who marry, only marry once! Only 20% of Americans have been married more than once. So, while 50% of marriages end in divorce, if you’ve never been married before than your odds are much, much better. Let’s put that in celebrity terms, Jennifer Lopez has been married three times. Bill Cosby has been married once. But, if you average them...

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Bridal Party Gift Ideas from Wishpot

by Azure

With all of the hustle and bustle of planning a wedding, a bride hardly has time to get creative with the gifts for her bridal party, so we turned to our resident Wishpot wedding experts for a little inspiration. The first item is a handmade necklace from the wish list of wedding expert, Sweet T, author of Cats, Cheese, and a Wedding, Please; The scarlet and black necklace, beautifully named La Romantique Jardin, can be found on the etsy shop of artist RachelleD and is the necklace...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Couture Cowgirl…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...In D&G Blue Jean Bridal Style! Hey, all you country girls out there - have you seen the latest denim looks of Dolce & Gabbana? It's totally fun inspiration for the cowboy loving bride out there! Take a look... Pick up any of these looks from Dolce & Gabbana or just let the styles inspire you to create your own cowgirl look! Today's modern bride sticks to anything but tradition (okay so she still keeps a few traditions close to her heart) so go ahead...

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Destination Wedding Inspiration: Incorporate Vibrant Colors with your Bridal Accessories!

by Azure

As the frigid Chicago weather quickly approaches, I force myself to think warm. And what better way to think warm thoughts than with a destination wedding inspiration board! I love the freedom a simple white wedding dress affords a destination wedding bride. You can play up your wedding color palette, or simply incorporate vibrant tones, with fun bridal accessories! The world really is your oyster, so go wild! Photo Credits -Isadora wedding dress from Watters WTOO Brides...

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Love Movie Weddings? Grab a Little Bit of Hollywood

by Azure

I’ve never been as much of a celebrity junkie as some people (I’m talking to you Azure), but I’ve always been a huge movie junkie! Old movies, new movies, I even like bad movies (I know the soundtrack to Grease 2 by heart, don’t hold it against me). Now that I write about weddings, I’ve been paying special attention to the wedding scenes in movies. From the rambling, laid-back party of Rachel, Getting Married to the elegant, hilarious groom switch in the classic The...

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Fabulous Kate Spade Give Away

by Azure

Our friends over at Wishpot have a sweet give away going on. It's only running for a week, so get typing! Wishpot and Avelle the New Bag Borrow Steal (think Sex in the City) have teamed up to bring you a great giveaway. Enter to win this fabulous fun red Kate Spade Designer Handbag! Retail value $429 Here’s how to enter: Tell or show Wishpot and Avelle what you want to carry in your Avelle Designer Bag! (Your fave accessories, your pets, your dreams, the kitchen sink and...

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Featured Wedding: Julie Ann and Justin

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jayson of Jayson's Photography Julie Ann and Justin had a beautiful wedding. It was held at the Liberty Hotel in Boston. I had a blast capturing their personalities and love that they share for one another. They are a perfect couple and really know how to work the camera! I loved everything about this wedding, from Julie Ann’s awesome blue shoes to all the amazing details and the wonderful food.

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: A Little Couture “Something Extra” for our Blissful Nearlyweds!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week’s Savvy Steal is a pair of gorgeous hand-crafted sterling silver “Seafoam” earrings from Lagniappe Couture Jewelry Atelier. In French, Lagniappe means a little something extra, and one lucky Savvy Scooper will receive just that! These sterling silver drop earrings are adorned with Amazonite and Pacific Opal Swarovski crystals, and are simply stunning! In addition to being beautiful, these earrings are crafted especially...

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Bubbly Bride: Kiddie Korner

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Some couples decide to not invite kids altogether, but for those with big families and a lot of little ones running around, a way to entertain them is a blessing. Parents with kids want to enjoy your vows, dinner and dancing, yet most of the time they are preoccupied with being the sole entertainment for their children. Be the bride and groom who plans ahead and give the gift of a babysitter to your friends and family with children. They will be overly grateful...

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Kenneth Pool Wedding Dresses: To Wear or To Get Inspired!

by Azure

One wedding dress designer who always hits the mark is Kenneth Pool. I really love his use of different fabrics, and the intricate, surprising details on each dress. If you are still on the hunt for your perfect gown, and don't really have a clear picture of what you want, a great starting point is a high-end designer's wedding dress collection. Even if you can't afford to walk down the aisle in a gorgeous Kenneth Pool creation, you can certainly narrow down what you like and don't...

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Khloe Kardashian Dons Gorgeous Vera Wang Wedding Dress on Sunday!

by Azure

Unfortunately, this is the only Khloe Kardashian/Lamar Odom wedding photo available as of now, but... I must say, I like what I see thus far! Obviously, its not just sister Kim Kardashian who's a Vera Wang fan. Khloe wore a Vera gown- white strapless with a beautiful steely lavender sash adorned with a rhinestone brooch in the center. I can't wait to see more wedding photos from this whirlwind romance that caused Kardashian and Lamar Odom to say "I Do" only one month after becoming...

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Does Being Married Make You Richer?

by Azure

Happy Monday! There was an interesting article in Time last week about the financial benefits of marriage. You’ve probably heard the saying “two can live as cheaply as one.” That’s still true, but apparently it’s no longer true that married people are a lot better off than single people. There are a lot of statistics, which I won’t quote, because frankly, they confuse me, but it used to be that married people were able to retain more money than single people. That’s...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Cue The Drum Roll For This Beautiful Bride!!

by Azure

The lucky winner of the amazing Caudalie Beauty Elixir and fab Caudalie samples is... Whitney B! We know you'll be a Caudalie fan for life after trying these must-have skin care products! And to the rest of our Savvy Scoopers, don't forget to check out our super new Steals & Deals page, where you can get the scoop on all of the amazing offers exclusively for our OneWed brides-to-be! Have a fabulous weekend!

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Ever After Wedding Market: Parisian Chic

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Evoke the stylish splendor for which the city of Paris is well known with this selection of fashionable accessories for your wedding! Embellish your wedding gown with the Three Rhinestone Silk Dupioni Roses Bridal Sash from Emici Bridal. This gorgeous ivory dupioni silk flower sash is completely handmade and features beautiful rhinestone details. Your rings will be the center of attention perched atop a black quilted Couture Wedding Ring Pillow from...

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Bride Chic: LACE: New Spins on an Old Tradition

by Azure

About Bride Chic Lace as we know it evokes images of woven florals and scalloped edges on flounced skirts and collars. Though these time-honored looks will always be with us, lately we’re seeing new spins on the use of lace in bridal wear. Not only are the traditionals like Alencon and Chantilly now used in cutting edge ways, new inventions in knit and revivals in cotton and crocheted laces are showing up. Some of it is being used discreetly on no more than a sleeve or yoke, while...

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Introducing Marie O’Mara of Honeymoons.com- Our Honeymoons & Destination Weddings Expert!

by Azure

Recognized throughout the Wedding &Honeymoon industry for not only her passion & creative thinking, but also her commitment to educating clients on creating the perfect event, Marie O’Mara reports the latest in destination wedding & honeymoon trends for Hon eymoons.com. Marie O’Mara came to Honeymoons.com with over 15+ years of event &wedding planning experience. Her knowledge & understanding of destination wedding planning speaks for itself with the countless numbers of ecstatic...

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Real Wedding Challenges: Moving On

by Azure

On the last Friday of every month Real Wedding Challenges introduces you to a real married couple that worked through a challenge (or two, or three) in planning their wedding. Since these couples are no longer in the midst of planning a wedding, we think you’ll find their solutions and perspectives refreshing. The Couple: Margalit, 34, C.O.O., medical equipment business Lee, 36, collections manager Wedding date and location: May 26, 2002, School of the Art Institute, Chicago How...

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Great Deals from OneWed

by Azure

We know you already love the Savvy Scoop and our weekly Savvy Steals, but are you taking advantage of all the great deals and steals OneWed offers? Have you visited our Steals and Deals page lately? Steals and Deals offers you an ever-changing variety of amazing deals including free shipping and free products from fabulous name-brand companies, available only to OneWed’s brides. This month’s Steals and Deals feature the following, to name a few: • A jaw-dropping give-away...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Children and Rehearsal Dinners

by Azure

In this week's column, the Wedding Maven answers a question about how to make sure the rehearsal dinner doesn't turn into a highchair food fight. Do you need wedding advice? OneWed has two great ways for you to get all your wedding questions answered. If you have questions about wedding related traditions, etiquette or relationships, write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com. If you have questions about wedding how-tos, ranging from logistics to decorations, write our...

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Wedding Registry: They’ll Be Cooking!

by Azure

With the Khloe Kardashian/Lamar Odom whirlwind nuptials set to go down this Sunday, a quick trip to Williams-Sonoma to register for wedding gifts was a must! Based on the items they registered for, they're planning to bake, indulge in unhealthy treats, and party a whole lot once they've tied the knot! A couple highlights from the couple's Williams-Sonoma wedding registry... - 11 baking pans and 4 spatulas - A Waffle Maker and High Performance Deep Fryer - Rosle Fruit Muddler...

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