Favorite Hairstyles for Romantic Vintage Brides

by Oh Lovely Day

Your wedding decor isn't the only way to reflect your romantic vintage style.  Another great way is with a fab romantic wedding hairstyle!  Here are my favorite hairstyles for romantic vintage brides: Messy Updos: The messiness makes it very bohemian and romantic!  Adding flowers ups the romance factor. A Big Bun:  Bonus points for the wrap-around braid! Pretty Twists and Milkmaid Braids in Updos:  Twists and small milkmaid braids add some fun and whimsy to these updos. ...

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Fairytale Wedding in New York

by Claire

The Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, New York was a fairytale setting for Michelle and Dan's summer wedding. The couple got engaged in Paris, and then were married in their second favorite city on Memorial Day Weekend. Michelle wore a Monique Lhullier wedding gown with a tulle skirt overlay and her bridesmaids had flowing chiffon dresses in blush, raspberry and taupe to coordinate with the palette of the day. The reception was ultra-romantic with bouquets of roses and peonies and...

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The Best of the Indies

by Bride Chic

If you're looking for a wedding dress with special handcrafting as well as a certain panache the mainstream designers forgot, chances are you're perusing Etsy and discovering fabulous indie designers. An indie-designed dress has special touches you won't find elsewhere, innovative designs, and great finishing techniques. Etsy isn't the only place to find these beauties either; boutiques are springing up around the country exclusively featuring indie designers. Below you'll find the...

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Sanity-Saving Tips for Save the Dates

by Claire

Save the Dates are the first big decision (and purchase!) you will make for your wedding, and taking that leap can be a scary moment. If you haven't already started down the path to find the perfect Save the Date, these 5 tips will be an invaluable road map on your journey! Take a deep breath, read through all 5, and then get inspired to go out there and choose your very own! If you've already accomplished this exciting first step, comment below to share advice with other...

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Joyful Real Wedding in Happy Valley, Oregon

by Claire

Kelley and Ty are a stunning couple and their wedding day was one of pure joy. Ty (a model) could not have been a more handsome groom, and Kelley (although not a model, could be one) was breathtaking in a Lazaro gown. The couple were married at Kelley's parents' home in Happy Valley, Oregon amid sunflowers and rustic woodland decor. One of my favorite details of this spectacular wedding was the hand-built wooden altar for the ceremony. Plus, the guests each got to choose a potted...

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15 Wedding Dresses for a Traditional Ceremony

by Azure

For brides-to-be planning traditional ceremonies in their places of worship, finding the perfect wedding dress has its difficulties. A sky high slit or deep plunging neckline with bare shoulders probably won't fly. So we did some work and rounded up the most stunning gowns for chapel, church, synagogue, and other religious ceremonies. Take a peek and see what we came up with... Aren't these dresses divine? It's amazing what sheer lace can do to transform a dress from daring to...

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Survey Results: The Registry 3 Years Later

by John Scrofano

Embrace the benefit of hindsight. We've been talking to couples about their wedding registries 3 years + later to learn what they still love and where they went wrong. We found three primary groups (archetypes if you will): The Practical: 'utilitatian couples' that used their registry primarily for home essentials The Millenials: 'experential couples' that used their registry primarily for experiences (mostly honeymoon and travel) The Shotgunners: 'impulsive couples'...

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Follow February: Follow Your Favorites to Win $250!

by Azure

Guess what? OneWed’s latest upgrade—a slick new Follow feature—lets you connect with your favorite designers, vendors, bloggers, and friends to get a first look at all the gorgeous inspiration they share, save and love! How it works — When you view any photo or save an image to an Ideabook, simply click the Follow button above the photo, or select the checkbox marked “Follow from this photo” in your Add to Ideabook display. To see all the inspiration from the folks...

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Menswear Monday, Men’s Wearhouse Edition

by Claire

#MM is a favorite on Twitter, but today we are bringing it to the blog to share some Men’s Wearhouse eye candy perfect for your groom! These super handsome suits are the perfect way to give your guy the attention he deserves on the big day! Scroll through to find the perfect stylin’ tux for your man, and Ideabook your favorites!     

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Finishing Touches: Gloves and Gauntlets

by Bride Chic

Gloves add that perfect finishing touch to a bridal look that I have always loved. Gloves and gauntlets (fingerless lace mits) add glamour whether you choose crocheted shorties, middies, or long, opera-length gloves. And if you're wedding happens to be in the chill of winter, those long gloves help warm up hands and arms. Your options are vast - go with the classic whites or amp up your look with any color, texture, pattern - even adding them for your something blue! Experiment, be...

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Amazing Vintage Couture Gowns from Anne Barge

by Claire

Anne Barge's exquisite 2014 Black Label collection showcases 8 gowns intricately detailed with hand-beading and embroidery and completed with the finest fabrics. Anne Barge launched her first collection in 1999 and her gowns are still known as some of the most timeless, distinctive wedding dresses in the world. If you are looking for a high-quality, couture wedding dress to complete your elegant bridal look, these gowns are for you! Find your favorites below and Pin away!  ...

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Best of Backless Wedding Gowns: 25 Dresses to Adore

by Azure

Do you dare to bare a little skin in back when you walk down the aisle? If the answer is yes, then get ready to fall head over heels for these open back bridal gowns that are 360 degrees beautiful! If you do choose an open back wedding dress though, make sure to plan ahead to keep your girls standing at attention throughout the wedding day and night (if you know what I mean). You can get padded cups sewn into the bodice of your gown, or try a bra created specifically for daring...

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Hey Fellas - Don’t Make These Mistakes When Engagement Ring Shopping

by Claire

** This post is sponsored by Macy's. We highly recommend a visit to their store to learn about engagement rings and see their exceptional selection.** We know you are under a lot of pressure to find the perfect ring. It's likely uncharted territory for you. This is not the time to wing it. Here are 5 mistakes you must avoid when searching for that perfect ring: #1: Don't Guess You make think you know what your girlfriend wants, but you don’t. I promise. You can't even buy...

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OMG this Retro Glam Wedding is AMAAAAZing!

by Azure

  Candice and Kevin's dazzling roaring twenties wedding captured by Kristen Weaver Photography   I practically dropped to my knees and praised the glamour heavens above when I stumbled upon this totally gorgeous wedding by the talened Kristen Weaver! It's the perfect mix of modern Los Angeles cool and old Hollywood/Roaring Twenties glam.   The bride wore two dresses—a romantic v-neck gown by Claire Pettibone with sheer, embellished cap sleeves, and a short...

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A Charmed Southern Plantation Wedding

by Claire

Jessica and Ryan's Southern September wedding was an unforgettable celebration. The couple were married in Old Wide Awake Plantation park right after rain showers, and then celebrated the union on the old antebellum property's charming white porch. Vintage accents and bright colors made for perfect decor for this classic Southern setting, and Jessica was a stunning bride! Our favorite detail? Guests were asked to find their seat by matching their postcard to the one on the table!...

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The Top OneWed Vendors of 2014!

by Claire

Choosing wedding vendors can be a daunting task, but we have made it a little easier by letting you know just who the premier wedding providers are for 2014. How can you tell? The top 5% of OneWed's vendors have been awarded the 2014 Golden Feather Award, a gold badge proudly displayed on winners' profiles so that you know the best of the best when you see 'em. How do we know they are fabulous? Their 2013 clients told us so! Each Golden Feather Award winner received multiple 5-star...

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Fashion-Forward Wedding Gowns from Leanne Marshall

by Claire

Leanne Marshall is not your typical wedding dress designer: hailing from hippy Portland, Oregon, Leanne is a television star now living in New York, NY selling her famous bridal designs. Leanne is a modern designer for the modern bride, a statement confirmed when she won Project Runway's fifth season in 2008. Her contemporary 2014 wedding gown collection reflects Leanne's unique background with trendy, feminine designs. These gowns are absolutely perfect for today's brides looking to...

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A Novelesque, Vintage-Inspired Garden Wedding

by Claire

Vintage weddings are quite common these days, but Stephanie and Benjamin's romantic garden wedding at the Greencrest Manor in Michigan was the perfect mix of old world decor and personalized, modern touches. The hand-picked details looked like they came straight from a modern version of a Jane Austin novel: the old world touches of pink and gold, the bride in a gorgeous Vera Wang gown, and the antique furniture throughout. One of our favorite design elements is the vintage welcome...

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Old World Bling

by Bride Chic

If you've been following my Friday posts here on OneWed for any length of time, you may have noticed I rarely post anything about bling.  Truth is, glitz and glitter have to really be spectacular to catch my eye.  Enter Tel Aviv designer, Alin Yerushalmi.  Perusing her drop dead gorgeous baubles, I'm swooning over how great they'd pair up with those lean-lined white lace gowns trending in all the 2014 collections.  The old-world pieces found in Alin's Etsy Shop have that "Tsarina...

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Ines Di Santo’s Dreamy Designs for 2014

by Claire

We are so excited to share Ines Di Santo's 2014 wedding dresses with you! Ines Di Santo incorporates stunning details into each gown: feathered hi-lo skirts, plunging illusion necklines, intricate beading, and wonderful mermaid silhouettes just to name a few of our favorites. With the diverse designs and gorgeous detailing, there is a gown for every bride in this fantastic collection. Scroll through to find your perfect gown, and comment below to tell us which is The One!  ...

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Easy, Breezy Beautiful Bridal Updos

by Azure

I'm always game for a little wedding hairstyle eye candy, especially now that I'm an official member of the bridal hood. And hopefully you are too! Because today, we've got a gorgeous roundup of softly swept updos, oh so perfect for a romantic white aisle walk. From whispy French twists and delicately swirled chignons, to braided up beauties and ballerina buns, there are so many stunners to swoon over! Make sure to Ideabook your favorite wedding-worthy styles, so you can refer...

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