Honeymoon


Wishpot: Your Post-Wedding Wardrobe

by Azure

The amount of thought that goes into every detail of a wedding is so great that it can be easy to forget about the post-wedding wardrobe. Here are examples of a few essential pieces for any newlywed. The first item comes from Wishpot Wedding Expert, beyondsmitten. It is the Hanky Panky Rosalyn Thong and according to our wedding expert, it is “perfect for the bride.” The next key piece is this adorable Kimono Style Robe by etsy designer, plumprettysugar. My favorite aspect of...

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Don’t Let Packing for your Dream Honeymoon Turn into a Nightmare

by Azure

Happy Monday! Ever since Bride Chic’s post on Friday about choosing a trousseau, I’ve been day- dreaming about honeymoons and travel. Today, the Chicago Tribune had a great article about how to pack for a trip, especially if space is tight. Here are the top points: • Stick with basic neutral clothes; add two colors for pop • Pick easy-care jersey or no-wrinkle knits • Roll clothes or layer in dry-cleaner bags • Leave expensive jewelry at home • Limit shoes to a...

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Bride Chic: Putting Together Your Hot Trousseau

by Azure

About Bride Chic How come I haven't addressed this subject before? Putting together a hot trousseau is a fun part of the whole crossing the threshold transition. Trousseau defined is simply a new wardrobe or special pieces for the bride to see her through her wedding, honeymoon, and first days as a newlywed. If you're honeymooning in the tropics or anyplace casual and sunny, Charlotte Chen's Dysfunctional Bamboo label of hand-painted and dyed silks are the perfect vacation attire....

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Savvy Steals Winner- Sexy Frederic Fekkai Waves For One Lucky Bride!

by Azure

Congratulations, SkippyNXC! We're arming you with all the essentials to make waves with your sexy, tousled summertime hair! We know you'll love these Frederic Fekkai products as much as we do. And to the rest of our Savvy Scoopers- less than two weeks left to tell us how you would POP your Platinum Proposal! You don't want to miss your chance to win a set of fabulous Kirk Kara platinum wedding bands. For full details, click HERE! Happy 4th of July, ladies!

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Frederic Fekkai Products For The Perfect Wedding Hair

by Azure

Sexy waves are in. And we're giving one lucky Savvy Scoop reader everything she needs to achieve the tousled, sexy, beach hair look, perfect for her honeymoon! About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week's Savvy Steals winner will receive three must-have products from Frederic Fekkai's Marine Summer Hair collection. - Frederic Fekkai Marine Clean Detox Shampoo will leave your hair shiny, soft and free of chlorine, residue and impurities. Marine botanicals moisturize and...

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Lufthansa Does Weddings??

by Azure

Who knew! Lufthansa just celebrated a big anniversary. 50 years of service to India. In honor of this, the airline tapped the "Vera Wang of South Asia", Manish Malhotra, to design three wedding dresses exclusively for Lufthansa. This is all part of a larger promotion (for details, click here), but... I thought these designs were just stunning and had to share! Nearlyweds were asked to select their favorite Manish Malhotra/Lufthansa design as part of the contest. So, I'm...

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Nude Lips: Back and Better Than Ever, Just In Time For Summer!

by Azure

It's your wedding. You want to look (and feel) more beautiful than you ever have in your life. But, you still want to look like you! So, if you aren't comfortable donning red lips or smoky eyes, your wedding day is not the time to experiment with this type of look. I've always loved a good nude lip, especially for the summer. I recently purchased two fabulous essentials to achieve this natural look, both from NARS. Start with the NARS Lip Lacquer in Chelsea Girls. This high...

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Bubbly Bride: Pole Dancing Lessons For Your Bachelorette Party!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Surprise your Fiance with Some New Moves! You have probably heard of the new exercise classes such as pole dancing or strip fitness that insist on improving your body and teaching you how to be sexy at the same time! When you are planning your next bachelorette party, consider gathering your group of girls and giving the bride something special she can take with her on the honeymoon... exotic dancing lessons! If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate,...

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Only In Europe… How To Raise Money For Your Wedding

by Azure

My oldest sister and her husband just celebrated their 1-year anniversary. In honor of their first happy year together, they took a trip to Europe. On my recommendation, they visited Capri, Italy, and agreed that it was truly one of the most romantic places on earth. Perfect for a honeymoon! While in Frankfurt, Germany, they met a man who was getting married. To help pay for the wedding, he drew hearts on a white t-shirt, labeled each with a price (in Euros), and went walking...

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Great Vacation Give Away from iExplore

by Azure

Our friends over at iExplore just announced a great contest: Win a 5 day/ 4 night luxury culinary tour of Maine! Experience Maine by spending 5 days sampling some of the best restaurants and enjoying the most scenic towns—Portland, Freeport, Brunswick and Rockland. You’ll eat at a variety of restaurants from the casual Lobster Shack, to Fore Street Restaurant (A Gourmet Magazine’s Top 50 Restaurant in 2002) and Marcel’s, recipient of the Wine Spectator “Award of...

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Diva Dialogue: Planning For Your Destination Wedding

by Azure

About Diva Dialogue at Wedding Paper Divas As you may have seen, we recently partnered with The Islands of the Bahamas to offer a series of Bahamas-inspired destination wedding suites. This got me thinking, specifically, about the planning process. Destination weddings are often accessible and affordable alternatives to a large-scale, hometown wedding. However, just like traditional weddings there are still a few key “must-dos” to consider. If you are considering a...

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Budget Honeymoon Idea: Take a Mini-Moon

by Azure

Ever since our new honeymoon page went up, I’ve been thinking about different honeymoon strategies. It makes me nervous when couples say they’re putting off their honeymoon. The reality is, a lot of couples start saving for a honeymoon, but then life interferes -- jobs, kids, houses… before you know it you’re one of those adorable old couples who wind up in the local paper because your grandchildren got together to send you on your dream trip. OK, that may be overstating it,...

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Sexy Etoile Lace Lingerie for your Wedding Night or Honeymoon!

by Azure

No need to feel gilt-y about buying this fabulous Etoile Lace Bow G String and Demi Bra from Kiki de Montparnasse. Originally $450 for the bra and panty set, you can scoop up this sexy set for only $146 on Gilt.com! I have a funny feeling that your hubby-to-be will think it's well worth the investment. Perfect for your boudoir photo shoot, wedding night, or honeymoon, don't miss out on this seductive steal! Click HERE to buy this set and view more beautiful items from Kiki de...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Rock Star Bride Hoody and Lounge Pants

by Azure

Unleash your inner rock star with this week's Savvy Steal! What girl doesn't love a cute, comfortable sweatsuit? This week's Savvy Steal is from Rock Star Bride, an edgy and modern lifestyle product line for brides-to-be. The winner of this week's giveaway will have her pick between two adorable hoody/lounge pant combinations- the Brides in White set or the Brides Love Grey for the Big Day set! For our girlie girls out there, the Brides in White set should be right up your...

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Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Planning Just Got Easier!

by Azure

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new interactive Honeymoon and Destination Wedding planning page. From destination wedding planning to adventurous honeymoon excursions, our newest resource can provide planning advice for every budget. We’ve got tools to help you research, plan, and even buy airline tickets for your honeymoon! The only thing you can’t do from the site is pack your bags! So, visit OneWed’s Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Page and get the...

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Fabulously Fun Bridal Flip Flops

by Azure

Treat your tootsies (and your bridesmaids’ tootsies) to style and comfort with J*Flops! J*Flops personally designs each pair of flip flops with a distinct style that fits the customer’s personality. Anyone can go pick up those generic flip flops from the local drug store, but if you are looking for custom flops made with only the finest embellishments, then J*Flops has got you covered. As much as I adore the bridal flip flops, I love the story of how J*Flops came to be even...

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Get cruise ship savvy

by Azure

Thinking about a seafaring destination wedding or a romantic honeymoon cruise? Check out our Top Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Cruise!

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Priscilla of Boston Bridal Party Dresses: Go Bright or Go Bold

by Azure

How fabulous are these cocktail dresses from Priscilla of Boston? Maybe its just me, but when I saw the frocks above, I literally wanted to take a bite out of the papaya-, nectar- and clementine-coloreddresses. The vibrant, tropical colors took me to a place far, far away- laying on the beach under a palm tree with a pina colada in my hand. And with short and breezy styles dominating the bunch, these are perfect for your destination wedding- pick one up for your rehearsal dinner...

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Spring and Summer Beauty Trends: Hot Nail Colors

by Azure

I have very, very little willpower when it comes to one thing- gossip mags. Standing in line at the grocery store, waiting to check out, I’m faced with a barrage of celebrity weekly covers, each one more tempting than the last. Fortunately for you, I buy the magazines, and just love sharing the juice with our Savvy Scoop readers! From this week’s US Weekly, I wanted to share with you the hot nail colors for spring and summer. These are perfect for your honeymoon! Follow the...

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Another Idea for a Wedding Night Surprise

by Azure

If you liked this week’s idea of a secret tattoo just for you and your groom, you’ll love this: bridal underwear. OK, on the wedding night itself you’ll probably want to wear something fancy, frilly, and sexy, but what about giving your guy a bit of a giggle before or after the wedding? Sayitwithundies.com has adorable thongs with sayings like “I Do” and “Something Blue” and “Just Married.” Don’t forget your bridesmaids, I’ve seen more than a few MOHs for whom...

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PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com Honeymoon Giveaway!

by Azure

Don't let the fragile economy rain on your Honeymoon-planning parade! Our friends at PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com alerted us to a contest they are running now until June 30th, and we just had to pass the information along... One lucky contestant will win a $2,000 Marriott Honeymoon TravelCard redeemable at any Marriott hotel, anywhere in the world. Marriott has over 3,000 hotels in amazing spots like Hawaii, the Cayman Islands, London, Paris, Thailand... just to name a few! So...

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Speaking of Honeymoons and Swine flu…How to Avoid Wedding Disasters!

by Azure

Planning for Wedding Day Debacles:How to sidestep Swine flu on your honeymoon! Would-be Wedding Disaster: Swine Flu Pukes on Honeymoon Plans The Savvy Solution: Contact the Center for Disease Control for the most accurate and up-to-date details. Sign up for national/international news and updates from your travel agent. Contact the hotel and airline about potential refunds and rescheduling. Emphasize the fact that it’s your honeymoon which could lead to more sympathy and agent...

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“Celeb” Newlyweds Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Honeymoon in Style

by Azure

Heidi and Spencer (from MTV's The Hills) secured their place in history as "Speidi" with their April 25th nuptials in Pasadena, CA. This couple, who many wish would just disappear forever, took the proper precautions while honeymooning in Mexico, protecting themselves against Swine flu. Look on the bright side, though... At least we know Heidi won't be recording another amazing music video like the one below until its safe to take the face mask off!

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Destination Wedding Deal

by Azure

Happy Monday Savvy Scoopers! If you’re having a destination wedding, this is a scoop you don’t want to miss. From now until December 18, 2009, couples who book a destination wedding of $10,000 or more at The Cove (Eluethera, Bahamas) will receive a free, five-night honeymoon at The Cove's waterfront penthouse suite, The Point House. The spacious suite is situated on a peninsula over the Caribbean and features 180 degree views of the crystal-clear turquoise sea. Whether...

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