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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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Simply Gorgeous Vineyard Real Wedding in California

by Claire

Of course we love glamorous, big weddings with intricate design, but sometimes the simple weddings are the most gorgeous (and the least expensive!). Set in the idealic Sbragia Family Vineyard in Northern California, Susanna and Jason's destination wedding was one of those simply spectacular weddings. The couple chose simple pink sugar peas throughout the ceremony and reception, and used wine barrels tastefully without creating a rustic feel. The guest book table was inviting and...

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When Fashion Photographers Go Bridal

by Bride Chic

I'm always happy when established and respected fashion photographers take up shooting weddings. For me it has that love conquers all sort of aspect! That's exactly what the fashion forward shooting duo Benjo Arwas and Sidney Kraemer have done--adding weddings to their vast portfolio. Under the name Forget Me Not Studios they organized this gorgeous shoot in Montecito, California at the historical landmark Casa del Hererro. Bringing some of the best wedding professionals in...

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Daring Wedding Hair and Makeup Inspiration

by Azure

We always love finding beautiful inspiration in unusual places to share with you. Why? So that the dream wedding you create turns out to be anything but ordinary! When it comes to bridal hair and makeup, we don't suggest going too crazy (and Vera Wang agrees). But we're all for taking a high-fashion editorial look, and transforming it into something timeless and worthy of your white aisle. Luckily, with help from a professional MUA and hair stylist, and awe-inspiring photos like the...

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5 Totally Custom Wedding Ideas

by Azure

Want to make your wedding day your own? Of course you do! And it's easier than ever to do just that. If you need help getting your creative wheels turning when it comes to customizing your wedding day, you've come to the right place! Because today we're rounding up some of the latest & greatest totally customizable wedding finds. Ready for the list? Keep reading... 1.  Create your own Signature Scent when you say hello, Nova. 2.  Clutch a custom purse lined with your...

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Must Try Manis for Summer 2013

by Azure

There is no question that 2013 brides are daring to ditch the ol' French manicure in favor of something more bold and unexpected. And never before have there been so many unique ways to jazz up your nails! From patterned nail wraps to caviar beads, glittery laser top coats and pretty pastel lacquers, the time is now to get creative and experiment! Ready to see some of my favorite nail styles for summertime? Make sure your Pin It trigger finger is stretched out and standing at...

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Top 5 Makeup Trends for Summer

by Azure

Last night I had the pleasure of attending an event at Blow by Blow, a Chicago blow dry bar that happens to be across the street from the new Christian Louboutin store on Oak Street (talk about temptation!). The ladies of Blow by Blow showed us how to DIY the perfect blowout, how to achieve an easy breezy braided top knot, and... What's on-trend for makeup this summer! Ready to hear the top five beauty trends? Let's go! 1. Full Bushy Brows - Using a matte brown shadow and...

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Met Ball Beauty Hits & Misses for Brides to Learn From

by Azure

The annual Met Ball, known as the fashion industry's "Night of Nights", brings out the biggest celebrities and trend-setters seriously dressed to impress. But there was something in the air at last night's gala (maybe blame the punk theme?)... and for as many A-listers who stunned for all the right reasons, there were just as many committing major faux pas (specifically in the hair and makeup department). So today we re-cap the best and the worst from the 2013 Met Ball, so you can...

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Pop Up Giveaway + I’m In Love With A Tanner

by Azure

Any time I can achieve an instant golden glow without leaving the house I'm one happy camper! But after a long cold Chicago winter, the road to an even, natural faux tan can be a perilous one. And if you've ever tried applying a drugstore self-tanner to dry skin, you know exactly what I'm saying. Enter, Brazilian True Tan, a dual-action self-tanning lotion that has made me a believer! I could go on and on about why I love this product, but since we have a fabulous giveaway to...

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Beautiful Wedding Hair + Makeup Hot Off the Bridal Catwalks

by Azure

I've always wanted to try Moroccanoil products, as I've heard nothing but raves from even the pickiest of ladies. And while I'm super low maintenance when it comes to my hair & makeup routine and upkeep (in large part because I work from home), I do have an addiction... I am a beauty product wh*ore (and my fiancé feeds the beast), always on the hunt for the next best cream, oil, serum, mask, etc. to give my skin or locks that goooood TLC. So you can imagine my delight when I...

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Pretty Wedding Nails

by Brooklyn Bride

Most brides probably feel like they have to go neutral or just a simple pop of red or coral on their nails for their wedding day, but I'm hoping this sparks some interest in doing something a LITTLE more daring! My favorite is probably the simple gold french manicure (below) since I've done it before and it really does look stunning. But I want to know... What unique nail style featured here do you love most?

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Kiehl’s Pampering Package: And the Winner Is…

by Azure

Carly J.! Here's what Carly had to say about winning this prize worth $550... OMG! Nooooo way! I won?! OneWed is the best! Thank you thank you thank you! We want to thank everyone who participated! Don't get down if you didn't win this time around because there will be plenty more giveaways to come! Xo  

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Giveaway Alert! Win a $550 Pampering Package

by Azure

I'm always surprised by how many compliments I receive on my skin (but of course, I'll take them all day long!). Sadly for Mother Nature though, she doesn't get any of the credit! I attribute my glow to Kiehl's, my very favorite skincare and beauty brand. And since today is the first day of Spring AND National Proposal Day, I wanted to share the Kiehl's wealth with one lucky bride! That's right, it's time for a giveaway! One will win the ultimate pampering package jam-packed...

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Simply Gorgeous Spring Wedding Makeup Guide

by Azure

Although we can't help but love the bold lips and dramatic cat eyes we're seeing on more and more brides these days, neutrals topped our list of trends for 2013 weddings...and not just for color palettes, decor, and flowers, but for bridal makeup too! Neutral makeup shades include tones naturally found in the skin, like peach, rose, bronze and plum. Makeup extraordinaire Bobbi Brown suggests (in the April 2013 issue of Real Simple) choosing neutral hues within two shades (darker or...

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Beauty on Your Wedding Day

by Brooklyn Bride

When it comes to makeup for your wedding, there are tons of directions you can go. I think the general consensus is that you want to look like a better version of your natural self, so I love these little "upgrades" to the makeup arsenal. The cat eye is a fabulously classic look that I'm pretty sure looks good on everyone. It takes a little practice, but any makeup artist can do it with ease. If you want to bring in some bright color, then a bold lip is definitely the way to...

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