Real Weddings


Go Mad Hatter for This Alice-in-Wonderland Wedding

by Claire

It isn't often that we come across outstanding themed weddings, but this alternative Alice-in-Wonderland styled wedding is one of them! We are honored to be able to share this stunning photoshoot with all of you. Our favorites from the styled wedding? The dresses, of course! Claire LaFaye's one-of-a-kind gowns are perfect for the theme and for any offbeat wedding incorporating mismatched bridesmaids gowns. The makeup, exquisitely done by Nathalie Joy Nicoara, is also entirely...

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Gorgeous Red and Orange Desert Wedding in Sedona

by Claire

Sedona Wedding by Jennifer Halen Photography Gina and Brian not only chose a gorgeous venue for their Sedona, Arizona wedding, but their floral and decor choices created a warm, laid-back ambiance that complimented their surroundings beautifully. Red and orange daisies in Gina's bouquet and decor accented Sedona's majestic sandstone formations, and the wood and stone materials throughout the reception blended naturally into the beautiful desert. The couple also used mason jars...

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Filipino-Irish Wedding in Virginia

by Claire

Annalisa + Ian by April B Photography Annalisa and Ian’s Filipino-Irish wedding was a stunning display of two cultures and two people coming together as one. To incorporate their unique heritage into their special day, Annalisa performed a native dance for guests at the reception, while Ian sported a traditional, plaid Irish Kilt. The couple also took part in a Celtic coin ritual during the ceremony, and the wedding took place on the same land where Ian’s grandparents had...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Black + White with a Modern Twist

by Azure

  Horizontal stripes might not immediately come to mind when you think about dresses to flatter your bridesmaids... but the preppy Kate Spade frocks above prove this theory wrong! And once you check out all the lovely from this San Fran real wedding captured by Josh Gruetzmacher Photography, you will surely be feeling inspired! Don't you just love how the chic striped pattern is incorporated throughout, from the bouquet and boutonnieres to the wedding reception table linens?...

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Southern Plantation Wedding by Riverland Studios

by Azure

Jessica + Ryan by Riverland Studios Boone Hall Plantation was the perfect wedding venue for Jessica and Ryan's inspired southern I Do's. Mixing vibrant and modern brights with rustic, elegant touches, each portion of the couple's special day offered guests something memorable and one-of-a-kind. The pair's lovable dogs played a special role (serving as ring bearers), and a fairytale-esque horse drawn carriage delivered the classically beautiful bride to her outdoor wedding...

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9 Tips for Kim Kardashian’s Wedding Planner

by Azure

Like it or not, the Kimye wedding is officially on. And the third time bride has made the daring decision to relinquish planning control to her opinionated groom. Sounds a bit scary don't you think? Well... it doesn't have to be! Using our vast experience witnessing the best and worst of real and celebrity weddings, and our knowledge of the couple and the media's Kimye obsession, we've come up with nine priceless tips for Kim and Kanye's wedding planner. While the task of planning...

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OneWed’s 1st Annual Wedding Costume Contest!

by Azure

With Trick or Treating off the table (oh, to be young again...), I've had to find other ways besides sugar highs to get in the Halloween spirit. And do you know what comes through each and every time? Brides & grooms in costume and other wild and wacky wedding themes! So we are starting a new tradition this All Hallows' Eve, a spectacular costume contest showcasing the best of dressed up weddings. Scroll on to see ten amazing category winners, then click HERE for lots...

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Rustic Elegant Wedding in Seattle

by Azure

Photographed by Barrie Anne Photography Down to earth couple Rebecca and Joon planned a low-key Seattle wedding that put the spotlight on their love. The Great Hall at Greenlake served as the picture perfect venue, and rustic elegant touches were incorporated throughout. Moss, wood, and kraft paper were used to create unique wedding signs, centerpieces, and an amazing escort card display, and the couple went alternative with tasty cupcakes instead of cake. The photo booth and...

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Beautiful Fall Wedding at Spanish Oaks Ranch

by Azure

The idyllic Spanish Oaks Ranch in central California served as the perfect wedding venue for Jamie and Steve's autumn I Do's. And Lisa Mallory Photography captured every detail like a dream! Jamie wore a beautiful lace cap sleeved wedding gown with a timeless all-up hairstyle. Her bouquet of burnt orange Calla lilies and yellow roses wrapped with burlap and twine was spot-on for the fall season! Steve and his men donned stylish three-piece suits in charcoal gray with white shirts...

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10 Secrets to Styling an Old Hollywood Wedding

by Azure

When styling any wedding with a theme there is one golden rule—exercise restraint! Style your overall décor with influences from your theme or era, rather than actually having a “themed wedding.” It is much more tasteful to plan your wedding décor with influences rather than making the focus of your day the “theme” and not you! Old Hollywood, vintage glam weddings have been trending for quite some time, and while we love this theme, it’s one that can quickly take a...

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Vibrant and Festive Destination Wedding in Mexico

by Azure

Photographed by Aaron Delesie Guests traveled far and wide to be part of Regina + Zaheen's spectacular wedding in Zacatecas, Mexico. The bride and groom chose a magical 16th century (roofless) convent for their ceremony venue, and the reception was held at the Quinta Real, another 400+ year old building originally built as a bull fighting ring. With help from Lisa Vorce and Mindy Rice, the couple came up with a vibrant hot pink and ivory color palette, and incorporated nods to...

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DIY Wedding in Santa Fe: Traditional Meets Offbeat

by Azure

Ashley and Christopher tied the knot at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was the perfect ceremony venue for the super creative couple, mixing Hispanic adobe culture with traditional iconic orthodox symbolism and art. While the heartwarming ceremony was the epitome of traditional, the couple's reception (at Aldea de Santa Fe) was quite the opposite! Two tiny robots (handmade and hand-painted by the groom) topped off the wedding cake, and paper cranes DIY'd...

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9 Gorgeous Wedding Color Palettes for Autumn

by Azure

In keeping with our fall theme this week, we've put together nine inspiration boards showcasing wedding color combinations perfect for autumn. Ready to see what we've come up with? Hope you're prepared to swoon... 1 - Burgundy, Sage, Dusty Rose, and Midnight Blue 2 - Orange, Linen, and Green 3 - Plum, Red, and Neon Coral 4 - Navy and Cream 5 - Peach, Nude, and Succulent Green 6 - Emerald and Gold 7 - Burnt Orange, Peach, and Beige 8 - Wine, Burlap,...

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Elegant Ranch Wedding in the California Valley

by Azure

Alli + Cory by Leslee Mitchell With just six days left in our Fall Wedding Giveaway (one lucky bride will win Valentino pumps worth over $1,000), I'm on a mission to arm you with all the autumn wedding eye candy you need to create a win-worthy ideabook! And this sophisticated ranch wedding filled with rich red blooms is just the ticket! Alli and Cory tied the knot at the picturesque Hummingbird Nest Ranch in California's Simi Valley. The groom looked dapper in a black tux and...

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Real Brides + Your Favorite Designer Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Seeing wedding dresses on the runway and rack is one thing, but the moment a blushing bride steps into the dress of her dreams... it's a whole new beautiful ball game! So I thought it would be fun to round-up some of our favorite bridal gown styles and feature them alongside the stunning real brides who wore them down the aisle. Ready to see ten delightful dresses in all their glory?! Scroll on to get inspired... Monique Lhuillier, Candy Vera Wang, Joanna BHLDN,...

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Homespun Wedding Loaded with Vintage Details

by Azure

Susan + Michael by Kristen Weaver Photography When the bride owns her own Etsy shop, you know the wedding will be one to remember! And that's exactly how we'd describe Sue and Michael's classic Florida I Do's. Putting her talents to work, the bride DIYd all the paper and stationery details, and immersed herself in vintage, hand-me-down treasures from her family. Gilded touches were incorporated throughout, pairing perfectly with the couple's timeless black and ivory color...

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