Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Beautiful Dots

by Bride Chic

There's something just so stunning about dots on tulle, cotton, chiffon or just about any lightweight fabric that ripples in the breeze.  Have you noticed dots have regained popularity recently?  As a heavier weave, dotted Swiss is typically cotton. On fine mesh or tulle it is commonly known as Point d'esprit. I have to say though it's not only wedding dresses that have my heart with this summery fabric, dots are also really lovely as veils and netting for hats. What is your...

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Beautiful Budget Wedding with DIY Details

by HannahN

This absolutely beautiful real wedding proves that being on a budget does not mean that your wedding will lack elegance and style! The ceremony and reception are full of DIY details that made this wedding special. Purchasing a Jenga set and having guests sign the pieces is a low-cost but memorable way to create a unique and fun guest book that you can use again and again well into the future, and inexpensive burlap is an awesome material that was used to make adorable signage AND the...

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Romantic and Ethereal Wedding Gowns from Saja Wedding

by HannahN

Saja Wedding's current bridal collection is compiled of romantic gowns draped in silk organza, chiffon, and silk satin. The delicate details such as the flutter sleeves and hand beading are perfectly feminine and give the dresses a dreamy feel. If illusion necklines and straps are your style, this collection is perfect for you, as many of the gowns incorporate sheer sleeves that showcase the neckline and collarbones of the bride beautifully. We love how whimsical and ethereal this...

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Foodie Wedding in the Countryside

by HannahN

Andy and Madeleine are both foodies and wanted their wedding to be an all around great party with good music, good wine and craft beer, and most importantly, good, local and sustainable food. The goal was for their guests to feel like they were at a classy dinner party, not your usual wedding. Andy and Madeleine wanted the venue to be intimate and natural, and went for a rustic “classic country” theme with minimal flowers and decorations to let the natural beauty of the venue and...

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Shirr Beauties

by HannahN

You find shirring everywhere these days. Gathers, pleats, ruching and rows of stitching all make up different forms of shirring--an application process used a lot in evening and bridal wear.  Shirring can be out of the same fabric as the rest of the dress or something separate, usually lighter fabrics placed over lace that shirr nicely like tulle, chiffon and silk gauze.  This creates a kind of gossamer effect that's especially pretty when seen close up. Check out the shirring on...

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Stunning Shoe Inspiration from Freya Rose

by HannahN

  Freya Rose is known for its stunning, hand-made shoes that are truly walking works of art. In addition to how gorgeous these shoes are visually, it gets even better! Many of these heels have a comfortable secret weapon: an ergonomically perfected memory foam insole designed to ensure that you can dance the night away on your special day! The hand made craftsmanship and intricate details incorporate luxurious materials such as Swarovski crystals, French Chantilly lace, freshwater...

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Urban Engagement Session Inspiration

by HannahN

This outdoor engagement shoot encompasses a totally urban and modern feel while also embracing a park-like and casual setting. Sheyla and Brian's love for one another and for their city shines through this beautiful session, which captured both the natural and man-made beauty of downtown Atlanta. The end of the session took place at sunset, which allowed for spectacular shots of the two juxtaposed against the city skyline, and for a fun shot of the two holding the sun captive between...

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Inviting Key Largo Wedding

by HannahN

Jessica and Matt chose a tranquil setting for their ceremony and then rocked that peaceful little key to the ground. Jessica incorporated some beautiful and thoughtful details into her destination wedding such as wearing her mother's veil and and pinning her grandmother's heirloom broach to her bouquet, which was also worn by her mother and all of her aunts. The two created a very open and inviting environment so as to ensure that each person had a great time. The bride and groom...

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Beautiful Bridesmaid Dresses Online from Review Australia

by HannahN

  TThese beautiful and affordable bridesmaid dresses from Review Australia continue the online clothing retailers' reputation for designing vintage inspired fashion with a modern twist. The stunning gowns in their wedding collection are the epitome of femininity, and offer the perfect combination of flirty fun and flattering styles that are sure to blow away your guests.  With the variety of selection that this collection offers, every bridesmaid can find a dress to adore on your...

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6 Outdoor Wedding Themes That Embrace Their Natural Elements

by HannahN

Outdoor weddings are far and away the most popular choice for summer weddings, but how do you make yours stand out while still reflecting you and your partner’s personalities? Luckily, there are several unique outdoor wedding themes that you can use to plan your wedding so that you and your guests will remember your special day and stunning venue forever. OneWed is lucky to have a team of amazing planners, bloggers, and photographers who have shared their favorite themes below. ...

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Vintage Inspired Veils

by Bride Chic

I found these lovely vintage-inspired veils on a group board on Pinterest. I in turn of course asked the curator of the board if I could join the pinning.  Nikki Mc Lendon of Rose Red Bridal Designs hails from from Anchorage, Alaska. She handcrafts veils and various head chic as well as sashes and bridesmaid accessories. I was blown away by the simplicity and purity of these particular tulle veils with beautiful laces and the finest materials! My faves are the drop veils or ...

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Traditional Mexican Real Wedding

by HannahN

Stephanie and Juan had a really fun Mexican wedding complete with a low rider Lincoln Continental getaway car, traditional Mexican folk dancers, and a Mariachi band. Their big day took place on beautiful Treasure Island, with gorgeous views of San Francisco in the background. The Catholic ceremony was held in a charming chapel, with lush white flowers and candles as decor. Stephanie wore a stunning lace gown with full sleeves, with an incredible trailiing lace-trimmed veil. Comment...

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A Special DIY Real Wedding at Anvil Ranch

by HannahN

Reading the story behind Isabel and Joe's wedding is guaranteed to make you smile! The two were married at Anvil Ranch north of San Francisco, which is a special place with a lot of family history - Isabel's great uncle was the care taker of the ranch in the 60's through the 80's. They also incorprated a lot of DIY projects that involved the participation of many of the guests. A lot of guests gathered flowers, and everything was foraged from peoples' farms or the road side. Isabel's...

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Heavenly Hawaiian Real Wedding

by HannahN

James and Lauren said their I do’s on a bright, sunny day overlooking the ocean at Merriman’s Restaurant in Kapalua. They were surrounded by vibrant flowers and their loving family and friends as they said their vows beneath a gorgeous arbor draped with fabric and flowers hanging in round glass votives. This beautiful destination wedding has some of the most beautiful wedding photgraphy that I have ever seen. The couple shares several sweet kisses in front of stunning ocean views,...

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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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