Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Tantalizing Tulle

by HannahN

Out and about the blogsphere I've been seeing miles of beautiful tulle.  For me, there's nothing more bride than clouds of soft tulle in a full and sweeping skirt like the ones seen here. These dresses are recent finds on Etsy;  layer upon layer in yards and yards of the stuff, each evokes the romantic look of ballerinas and Boho princesses. Comment below to tell us your favorite way to wear tulle for weddings!  

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Fall in Love with the Bohemian ‘Romantique’ Collection by Claire Pettibone

by HannahN

Graceful and ethereal, Claire Pettibone's new Romantique collection is compiled of understated elegant gowns all under $3,000! Claire Pettibone just celebrated 20 years of being in business and marriage, and her experience and passion for the industry truly shines in this beautiful line of bohemian and poetic gowns. The collection features a mixture of flowy gowns, feminine off-shoulder sleeves, delicate embroidered lace designs, and her signature stunning backs. The sleeveless and...

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A Country Western Wedding

by Bride Chic

Howdy! Believe it or not you don't have to live in Wyoming to have a celebration the likes of any of these pics. Any country setting will do...all you need is a ranch, farm or meadow to kick up your heels and wing ding it country style. And check it out: Nearly any wedding dress properly accessorized can look cowgirly chic. A western bride with b-maids in cowboy boots and short dresses sure is hot right now. Add in some rustic elements like a weathered barn, pip berries and a few...

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Affordable DIY wedding centerpieces: 5 Fab Ideas

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Erik Braunitzer of Douglas Elliman Creating beautiful, memorable wedding table centerpieces doesn’t have to translate into breaking the budget, especially if you do-it-yourself!  And if you’re a crafty bride, preparing your own DIY centerpieces can actually help diffuse some of the wedding planning stress, assuming you don’t wait until the night before to get started ☺  Below you'll find five chic, inexpensive and creative ideas for wedding...

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Divine Real Wedding Brings Two Cultures Together

by HannahN

Bhavana and Will's glamorous wedding is an example of more than just two families coming together as one - it combines the rich cultural elements of two parts of the world in one stunning celebration that exudes luxury. The South Asian bride donned two different gowns: one Western ballgown with pretty lace sleeves, and another gorgeous pink South Asian-inspired dress decked out with gold embellishments and bling. Her groom joined in honoring her culture with a traditional red turban....

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Be the Best Dressed Guest in these Delightful Dresses

by Bride Chic

You just got the invite, now what? Count the times you've seen guests go into a panic when they have no idea what to wear. No worries!   Whether you're attending your bestie's seaside nuptials or a wedding at The Ritz during the holidays you can easily check out all your options for showing up and looking beautiful. Unless the invite specifies casual, semi-formal or formal you’ll have to either ask or figure it out on your own. Venue and the bride’s gown are big rule of thumb...

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Yellow and Grey Fall Wedding in California

by Azure

  Featured fall wedding by Jennifer Eileen Photography   Nicole and James tied the knot on September 17th, 2011 in Sanger, CA. The couple's unique wedding style developed as they began the wedding planning process, and an outdoor wedding venue and rustic chic feel was very important to them. The groom loves modern and the bride adores rustic, so they fused their two loves to create this gorgeous modern rustic wedding vibe.   The yellow and grey wedding color...

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How to Have the Ultimate Outdoor Summer Wedding

by HannahN

Summer weddings allow for sunny ceremonies in the open air, bright florals, and nostalgic elements that will take you back to the simpler days in life. However, the hot months also means plentiful bugs and sweaty, uncomfortable guests, so you will need to prepare ahead of time to ensure that memories of your wedding do not focus on wet brows and mosquitos. We have compiled some ideas below for how to keep your guests comfortable and entertained, and about how to fully take advantage...

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Fun and Colorful Beatles-Inspired Real Wedding

by HannahN

Lein and Rodrigues' wedding was inspired by the colorful and playful nature of the Beatles Love Show, since the show embodied what they wanted to feel like on their big day. They chose Linden Place in Bristol Rhode Island as their ceremony venue for its simple beauty and aged character. For wedding colors they went with black with pops of several bright colors, again inspired by the vivid colors of The Beatles albums. Lein wore a stunning Allure gown with a ruffled train that she had...

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Whimsical Garden Wedding

by HannahN

Dave and Erin had a whimsical ceremony in the middle of the redwood forest at UC Berkeley's botanical garden. The ceremony was followed by a ballroom reception at Bancroft Hotel in Berkely and was filled with gorgeous DIY details from the graphic designer and House of Blues creative director bride! Glamour met romance when the bride's dress was created just for her by renowned designer, Tadashi Shoji. Erin fell in love with one of their sexy, plunging neckline gowns, but they only...

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Wear it Again with Reversible Bridesmaid Dresses from Durga Kali

by Bride Chic

More exciting news on the bridesmaid fashion front!  What if I told you about a dress you could wear 4-ways?  A bridesmaid's frock is probably the last dress you'd imagine had that kind of versatility, right?  Durga Kali has solved the common problem every bridesmaid faces--what to do with the dress after the wedding. This is a 4 in-1 dress collection that actually allows bridesmaids to don the same look to 4 different functions offering more mileage out of her formal attire....

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Charming Outdoor Real Wedding in the Fall

by HannahN

The only thing sweeter than Chris and Tabitha's outdoor autumn wedding is their love story. After Tabitha's husband passed away, Chris, who was in the army with her late husband, would come by and check on her and her girls. After several months of this happening, Tabitha plucked up enough courage to ask Chris out and they started dating. Fast forward a few years, and the couple were wed on a beautiful fall day at Front Porch Farms. They had a very down to earth reception with gingham...

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Say Yes to Brilliant Earth Jewelry

by HannahN

Brilliant Earth’s mission is to create exquisitely crafted fine jewelry while cultivating a more ethical, transparent, and sustainable jewelry industry worldwide. Their gorgeous jewelry, engagement rings, and wedding rings come with a guarantee that they originate exclusively from ethical sources, and Brilliant Earth goes even further by donating 5% of their profits to communities in Africa that have been negatively impacted by the diamond trade. Brilliant Earth offers stunning...

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Understated Elegance by Amsale

by HannahN

  Amsale's stunning Spring 2015 bridesmaid collection features timeless and elegant dresses that prove simple means anything but boring! The gorgeous gowns come in beautiful hues such as blush pink, graphite, guava, and slate, and have lovely lace and unexpected back features that are sure to leave a lasting impression. Scroll below for the whole collection and be sure to pin your favorites!

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Fun and Fabulous Boca Raton Wedding

by HannahN

Ashley and Misha's Boca Beach Club wedding is a beautiful mixture of glamour and fun, with bold colors and dramatic features that dazzle. Pinks and purples adorn everything from flowers to Ashley's stunning rings, and the lovely couple uses bold backdrops to create contemporary photos that display their playful personalities. From the beautiful ceremony venue with a view of the water to the sophisticated reception, this gorgeous wedding is sure to impress. Browse the photos of the...

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Casual Vintage Wedding at a Rustic Barn Venue

by Azure

  Real wedding by Matthew Morgan Photography     Andy and Mercedes tied the knot at a rustic barn by the sea in Cayucos, California.  The gorgeous wedding venue, the Cayuos Creek Barn, was picture perfect for their low-key, vintage-inspired I Do's!   Mercedes wore a simple below-the-knee v-neck wedding dress, with embellished ballet flats and a vintage wedding hat and blusher.  Her handsome groom donned a fabulous charcoal grey suit and yellow polka...

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Swoon-Worthy California Wedding with a Vintage Travel Theme

by Azure

West Coast Wedding by Stephanie Williams Photography Maya and Joe's vintage-inspired California wedding was beyond words! And the wedding ceremony and reception details were so out-of-this-world, they'll inspire future nearlyweds' I Do's for years to come! The couple tied the knot in the courtyard of the Hyatt Valencia in Valencia, CA, and thanks to wedding planner East West Event Production, the day ran flawlessly. They chose an elegant wedding color palette of ivory, blush and...

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Newlyweds Share Their Wedding Regrets (So You Can Learn From Their Mistakes!)

by The Broke-Ass Bride

No wedding is absolutely perfect. When we asked newlyweds and... the less newly wed to share their biggest wedding day woes with us, a few common threads started to emerge. Here's what we learned:  1. Get It On Film So many brides told us they wished they’d sprung for a videographer, or given their wedding photographer more specific directions. Your wedding will be RIFE with special moments - make sure you capture as many as possible! "My husband and I really regret not...

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Unbelievable Urban Real Wedding

by Claire

Lisa and Shawn's foodie-focused wedding in Toronto has to be one of my favorite urban Real Weddings to date. With a small gathering of their closest family and friends, the couple celebrated their union in the chic Temple Kitchen restaurant where both the ceremony and reception was held. Although the decor was simple and sweet, the food was to die for with cheese plates, steak, ahi tuna samplers and more. Plus, Lisa was drop dead gorgeous in a lace a-line gown and a beautiful pearl...

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The Contemporary Chic Conceptions of Maison des Talons

by Claire

Maison des Talons brings a stylish, sleek look to your big day with distinctive shoes made to stand out. With architecture-like designs and unique colors, these shoes are sure to make a statement. Maison des Talons released their first bridal line in April, and the two golden pairs of heels that make up the collection are adorned with Swarovski crystals to make a bride sparkle. But we love the entire 2014 collection, and know that whether you're looking for your something blue or just...

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A Classic Wedding on the Beaches of Turks and Caicos

by Claire

Whitney and Daniel's white wedding in Turks and Caicos was an elegant, beautiful affair. Instead of choosing a wedding color, the couple decided to go for a "white on white" look and use textures to add style and intrigue to the day. Whitney's shoes, bouquet and dress align with the white theme perfectly to create a simple yet stunning look. Daniel's grey suit and the accents of navy throughout the day added a touch of color that was perfect for the overcast celebration. Our favorite...

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The Romantic Creations of Modern Trousseau

by Claire

Evoking dreams of classic couture and modern chic, Modern Trousseau's Spring 2015 collection is in a class of it's own. Although a smaller collection than most, each gown has an assortment of customizations to choose from, making your gown uniquely you. Plus, the collection has a small number of veils to match the gowns and they are truly spectacular. Enjoy the floor-length lace beauties and silk stunners below and then comment with your top picks!

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Country Gardens: Inspiration for a Wedding in the Wine Country

by Bride Chic

One of the best things about my job as a bridal gown designer is working with creative wedding professionals. This styled shoot was one of the most incredible I've done so far. Each and every vendor on this project contributed a unique set of talents creating today's mix of remarkable eye candy. Brainchild of florist and event designer Victoria Marshall, the fusing of flowers and greenery amid acres of carefully cultivated gardens in the wine country has to be one of the best themes...

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Bridesmaids Dresses Fit For Grecian Goddesses

by Claire

LHC Couture's comfortable, chic, and affordable bridesmaids dresses are a perfect fit for your gorgeous girls! Your bridesmaids will feel like a Grecian goddess with the delicately draping and beautifully flattering designs. Made from a soft jersey material, these gowns come in a variety of styles (although we love the floor-length collection) and you can even create a custom dress.  Share this post with your girls, and then find that heavenly look on LHC Couture!  Photographer...

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