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Savvy Steals Giveaway Winner- Fit And Firm In 4 Weeks, Just In Time For Spring!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Who will be the most Fit and Firm bride-to-be around? Abbie H! Congratulations, Abbie! We are thrilled to be helping you achieve a rockin' hot, rock solid bod for your wedding day! Have a wonderful weekend, all! Check back on Monday for a super fabulous Savvy Steal! *Disclosure: prize provided by TheGymCoach.com

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The Man Registry: 3 Hairy Issues for Grooms and How to Conquer Them

by Azure

About The Man Registry Did you know that over 5,000 pictures will be taken of you on the wedding day? FIVE THOUSAND. That means if you’re awake for 18 hours on the wedding day, there will be 277 photos taken of you per hour. Furthermore, every minute you’ll be saying cheese an average of 4.6 times per minute. The point I’m trying to make here is that you’re probably going to want to look at least halfway decent on the wedding day (your bride will want you to look 100%...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: Get Fit in Four Weeks

by Azure

About Savvy Steals Spring has definitely sprung! It puts all of us here in the mood to get in shape, or at least to get a good pedicure! Now, we don't approve of crash dieting, we think your wedding should be an excuse to get a good fitness program started, not so that you fit into your dress, but so that you feel good in it and in your new life. The new Gym Coach: Fit and Firm in Four Weeks program is perfect for getting your program jump started. The pocket sized workout guides...

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Bridal Beauty From Essie: Love And Color, The Perfect Marriage

by Azure

I love that more and more companies (White House Black Market & Urban Outfitters are prime examples)are catering specifically to engaged gals, and coming out with extra special collections just for brides-to-be! This season's Wedding Collection from Essie is killer! Each of the six hues in this bridal line are soft, romantic, feminine and... quite simply, lovely. And the names Essie dreamt up for the wedding polishes are fun and festive- such as Pillow Talk, Show Me The Ring, and...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some of the world's sweetest ideas for kinder, gentler wedding cakes and desserts. Vegan bakeries like Sweet and Organic and BabycakesNYC are popping up everywhere, and it's no wonder -- their cakes are even tastier than conventional sweets, and they're...

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Wedding Day Hairstyles Straight from the Red Carpet

by Azure

Almost as important as what the stars wear to the Oscars, is how they wear their hair! You may not be able to afford a couture gown like the dresses we looked at yesterday, but you can definitely copy red carpet style for your wedding day hair. Two contradictory trends emerged this year: 1) Soft, loose updos – Think Charlize Theron, Demi Moore, and Anna Kendrick with their hair out of the way, but still loose and romantic. 2) Super slick updos – Think Sarah Jessica Parker,...

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Exotic Honeymoon Destination: Petite St. Vincent Resort In The Grenadines!

by Azure

How incredible does this honeymoon destination look?? Let's take a little trip to Petite St. Vincent Resort in the Grenadines, shall we? The inside scoop is in our Advice section! Helpful Links: Honeymoon and Destination Wedding Planning

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E! Entertainment Wants You: HOUSE OF BRIDES Ultimate Bridal Competition

by Azure

E! Entertainment Television is Casting Brides-To-Be for HOUSE OF BRIDES, the Ultimate Bridal Competition! Are you preparing for your wedding but won’t walk down the aisle until you LOOK perfect??? There’s a solution! HOUSE OF BRIDES, a new competition reality show for E! Entertainment Television, is casting engaged women who want to go through a total image transformation before the big day. The winner will not only look great, but also win her dream wedding with the help of...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Vera Wang Rock Princess

by Azure

The deliciously edgy Eau de Toilette from Vera Wang goes to... dymphna e! Congrats, dymphna e! We hope you are ready to rock and roll with this signature scent for your wedding! Happy Valentine's Day to all of our fab readers! See you tomorrow on the Scoop!

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Vera Wang For One Rockin’ Bride-To-Be

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway We already hooked up one lucky nearlywed with a signature scent for her wedding day. This Signature Eau De Parfum from Vera Wang is perfect for the classic, girly, romance-loving bride. Since we embrace the uniqueness of each and every bride here at OneWed, this week's Savvy Steal is for our hard-rocking ladies! If you'd trade your tiara for a new guitar, and opt for a concert over the ballet, then listen up, because this giveaway is just...

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Get The Look: Beautiful Bridal Makeup!

by Azure

Wouldn't you love to duplicate this beautiful bridal look for your big day? Well, you are in luck! One of our favorite wedding photographers, Kristen Weaver, also does fashion shoots, and decided to do one bridal look for this recent shoot. After seeing the photos, I was dying to learn how to achieve this fresh face and gorgeous hair. Kristen was nice enough to tap Jillian Caro, the artist behind the model's perfect hair and makeup, to get the inside scoop! Jillian's talent speaks...

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To Lash, Or Not To Lash: Fake Eyelashes for your Wedding Day

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lauren Iavarone of Expert Makeup Artistry Studio Like people, false eyelashes come in all shapes and sizes. Individual, half strips, full strip, natural, long, short, and full are just a few of their descriptions. Not everyone will want or even need lashes, but the decision to use them is up to you. If doing your own makeup or enlisting the help of a professional, say “I Do” to a trial run! This will ensure that you’re comfortable wearing lashes and like...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- $100 Gift Certificate from Cosabella!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Treat yourself to the sexy lingerie loved by all the stars! Cosabella specializes in lingerie that is trend-setting, innovative and beautifully designed, and they’ve just launched their new bridal registry! Every bride deserves to feel sexy on her wedding night and during the honeymoon, but lingerie is often something that gets cut out when the wedding budget is tight. Now that Cosabella has launched its bridal registry, you can score...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Vera Wang Signature Scent

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway A Savvy Steal that every bride will love! When people think “weddings”, one of the first names that comes to mind is Vera Wang. While many brides can’t afford a Vera Wang wedding dress, we think that every blushing bride deserves a little Vera on her wedding day! So, to make this happen for one lucky nearlywed, we’ll be giving away Vera Wang’s Signature Fragrance for this week’s Savvy Steal! This incredibly intimate eau de...

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Bridal Makeup: Traditional Foundation vs. Airbrush Foundation

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lauren Iavarone of Expert Makeup Artistry Studio The most common makeup question I receive from my brides regarding their wedding-day makeup is what is the difference between airbrush makeup and traditional makeup, besides price? For traditional makeup, we use a regular foundation and for airbrush, it's applied with a misting action and a specially formulated foundation. There are many types of traditional foundation. Liquid foundations are the most popular. ...

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Boudoir Photography

by Azure

Boudoir Photography has gained popularity in recent years. Some nearlyweds are still a bit hazy on what Boudoir is, and some aren't sure if they'd be comfortable taking the plunge in a racy Boudoir photo shoot. So today (inspired by these gorgeous Boudoir shots from Weddings by Heather), I thought I'd clear the air and fill you in on the ins and outs of Boudoir! What is Boudoir Photography? The art of visually capturing the inner and outer beauty of regular women, in a soft,...

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Bride Chic: Futuristic Bridal Veils

by Azure

About Bride Chic Most of these futuristic veil creations would make even Judy Jetson look like she's got a thing going with vintage. With the exception of the Watters treasure below (photo 6), these are not necessarily looks to come down a wedding aisle near you, but concepts designers and fashion photographers put out there to inspire or wow us into thinking beyond bridal fashion's safe beige parameters Photo 2: Whatever was Raimon Bundo thinking when he sent these lovely twins down...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: A Hairy Bridesmaid Problem

by Azure

This week, the Wedding Maven answers a hair-raising question about a bridesmaid and her personal appearance. What do you think? Other than the dress, should you have a say in how your bridesmaids look at your wedding? If you need wedding advice, or have a question about relationships, etiquette or other sticky wedding situations, write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com

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Honeymooning in the French Countryside: A Trip Fit For Royalty!

by Azure

Oh my! How amazingly beautiful does this French Château look? If you are considering honeymooning in Europe (or leaning towards France), check out Marie O'Mara's advice article about La Bretesche, a majestic Relais & Chateaux hotel situated in north-western France! It truly does not get any more romantic! Thanks, Honeymoons.com, for sharing your travels with our wonderful Savvy Scoopers!

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Does Being Married Make You Fat?

by Azure

The British press has been agog over a recent British study following 3,000 newly married couples. The study showed that 22% of the brides gained an average of a stone and a half (about 21 pounds) within the FIRST year of marriage. Almost half of the brides said that they were too relaxed with their new husband and 22 percent said they weren't worried about trying to impress their husbands. Nineteen percent of the grooms had noticed, and commented on the weight gain. Hmm, I wonder...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- And The Winner Is….

by Azure

Judging by all the savvy comments we received this week, I know everyone is dying to hear who this week's Savvy Steals winner is! Are you ready ladies? Cue the drum roll... the winner of the two fab Julie France body shapers is... Nicole B! And for the rest of our readers, don't forget about our Dessy-Pantone Style Board Challenge! Send your best boards to savvyscoop@onewed.com by Nov. 29th, and you just might win $500 in Dessy accessories!

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The Best Make-Up Colors For Dark Skin Toned Brides-to-Be!

by Azure

Dark skinned lovely ladies, don't think we forgot about you! Today, Michelle Lo Conte (of I Do Hair and Make-up) offers up her expert advice on the best make-up hues for you! For Dark Skin Tones, you need a heavier hand when applying make-up. Don’t be afraid of color because what you see in the compact is not what you see on your face! But keep it simple – your skin tone is a fabulous accessory already, and be sure to let the depth and richness of your skin tone...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Julie France Body Shapers To Make You Look and Feel Your Best!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway We all want to look our very best when walking down the aisle to meet our Prince Charming. Some ladies go on a strict diet, some hit the gym harder than ever before, some choose to take classes like Pilates, Yoga, or the sexy S Factor. But… no matter how hard you are working it or how dedicated you are, a little sucking and tucking always goes a long way! This week’s Savvy Steal will ensure that all of your hard work leading up to...

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The Best Make-Up Colors For Medium Skin Toned Nearlyweds!

by Azure

Today, a little something for our Medium Skin Toned Ladies! Here are some tips from Michelle Lo Conte of I Do Hair and Make-Up, also owner of Pink Comb Salon! For those with Medium Skin, you have a lot of pull with the tones you can wear year-round. Your skin tone invites color; therefore your options are endless with the combination of hues that can be worn! Your eyes should be your focus! Fall/winter– Deep golds, ambers and chocolates can be worn as well as grays, violets and...

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