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Simply Spectacular Rustic Ranch Wedding

by Azure

I fell instantly in love with this Texas ranch wedding shot by Brooke Schwab Photography. It's as simple as can be, with the rustic beauty of the land and the promises made between bride and groom taking center stage on the special day. The Texas bride's restrained white aisle style was a sophisticated minimalist's dream come true, wearing an unembellished (yet gorgeous) ivory mermaid wedding dress, chic chignon hairstyle, and classic bridal veil. Her groom coordinated perfectly in...

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Drench Your Wedding in Pretty Pinks

by Brooklyn Bride

Totally inspired by this art by Mike Mills, it's easy to see how drenching a wedding in various tones of the same color works beautifully. I Do or I Don't to a pretty monochromatic palette? Would an all-pink wedding fly with your groom?

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15 Beautiful, Budget-Friendly 2013 Bridal Gowns by Monique Lhuillier

by Azure

Most brides know and love Monique Lhuillier, but don't anticipate walking the white aisle in one of her drool-worthy custom creations. Why? Because those babies cost a pretty penny! But Monique's Bliss bridal collection, introduced in 2011, delivers all the lovely we've come to expect from this designer, without the hefty price tag (just like Vera's White by Vera Wang collection). And since planning on a budget is the name of the game these days, we know you'll fall hard for the...

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French Romance with an Organic Twist

by Azure

Featured editorial by The Emerics If you've seen the French movie Amelie, you know all about the organic goodness this delightful flick delivers. And since Amelie happens to be The Emerics favorite movie of all time (lucky us!), they set out to create an intimate wedding shoot inspired by Amelie. Here's what the photographer had to say... I began to seek out the organic elements of the movie, as well as our favorite quotes to help us set the scene for a small, intimate courtyard...

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Exquisite Wedding Hair Accessories and Bridal Veils by Bethany Lorelle

by Azure

Ready to see some ultra stunning wedding head chic, handcrafted by the talented Bethany Lorelle? I just discovered this designer on Etsy, and fell hard for her divine designs! Once you take a peek at the handmade pretties below, head on over to this gorgeous gallery for lots more!

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20 Gorgeous 2013 Wedding Dresses to Fall For

by Azure

Airy layers of tulle and silk voile draped and tailored to perfection make the Soft by Rosa Clara 2013 wedding gowns out of this world gorgeous! Feminine details (like gauze rosettes, covered buttons, and delicate lace trim) and sparkling crystal beadwork adorn modified a-line, a-line, sheath and column gowns, and there are plenty of statement backs and necklines to make you do a double take! You will surely float down the aisle if you choose any one of these stunners, and there...

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Would You Top Off Your Wedding Day Look with a Romantic Mantilla Veil?

by Azure

These gorgeous photos will make you say YES! Wondering what makes a mantilla a mantilla? Defined, the mantilla is usually cut on a circle of lace or tulle and bordered with lace trim around the edges. The traditional mantilla, originating as the Spanish mantilla, is oval shaped and worn at the top of the head, secured with pins or attached to a head piece. Here's a bit of history on the mantilla veil from Bride Chic... The mantilla originated in the warmer climates of Spain circa...

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Stunning 2013 Wedding Dresses by Project Runway Alum Carol Hannah

by Azure

Rami Kashou isn't the only Project Runway finalist who's entered the bridal gowns game. Season six finalist Carol Hannah launched her first wedding collection in 2010, and has been making us swoon ever since! And (not surprisingly), her 2013 creations do not disappoint. But Hannah does more than just wedding dresses. She designs beautiful bridal accessories and bridesmaid frocks too! So scroll on down to take in all the lovely Carol Hannah has to offer... How do you like these...

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Romantic Woodsy Engagement Shoot with a Handmade Touch

by Azure

Photography by Switzerfilm Nicky and Scott's beautiful engagement session was captured in a forest with a sweet little handmade teepee-inspired tent. It was a lovely setting for the couple to share wine and a picnic, read stories, and fall in love all over again. Nicky is a baker (and a cop, just like her hubby-to-be) and loves coming up with fun new dessert recipes. So she made a delicious chocolate cake topped with chocolate covered strawberries and Reese's Peanut Butter Cup...

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11 Drop Dead Gorgeous Gowns from Jim Hjelm

by Azure

Ready to see another beautiful bridal collection from JLM Couture? Feast your eyes on Jim Hjelm, Fall 2012! If you're like most brides and love lace, you'll swoon hard for Jim Hjelm's latest and greatest. Lace mermaids and modified a-line dresses feature illusion necklines and sleeves, and deliver lots of drama in back with elegant keyhole, cutout and deep v statement backs. Take a peek at eleven divine styles, then share your favorites in the comment section below! Which Jim...

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10 White Wedding Flowers We Love

by Azure

There is nothing more classic and elegant than an all-white bridal bouquet or reception centerpiece. And there are plenty of snowy white blooms to choose from if you decide that all-white is right for you. So today, we share ten of our favorite white flowers that are perfect for the wedding day. But don't be surprised if there's a part two to this post... because there are plenty more stark white blossoms we adore! Check out all ten, then share your thoughts in the comment...

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15 Stunning New Bridal Gowns by Hayley Paige

by Azure

If you want romance, sophistication, and a fashion-forward edge all rolled into one for your dream wedding dress, then look no further than Hayley Paige! Paige designs two stunning collections for JLM Couture (her namesake collection, Hayley Paige, and the Blush collection), and both lines are gorgeous as can be. Paige's Fall 2012 designs are a breath of fresh air, with so many divine dresses worthy of your white aisle. I'm loving this designer's take on the alluring transparency...

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Whimsical Garden Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

This gorgeous garden wedding shoot was sent to us by the Vizcaya Pavilion in Sacramento, CA. Captured by True Love Photography in all its glory, we fell in love with the whimsical details, pastel + bright pairings, and all the DIY paper pretties! The wedding ceremony arbor was a true piece of art, featuring a chandelier fashioned from paper cranes and a crepe paper ribbon backdrop. Sparkling chandeliers were incorporated throughout, and romantic pastel wedding flowers made a...

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11 Exquisite Wedding Dresses from Lazaro

by Azure

We promised to show you six gorgeous new collections from JLM Couture, and today we deliver! Brides love JLM's deliciously dreamy Lazaro line of wedding dresses, and the Fall 2012 collection does not disappoint. Included in the collection are sweet classic styles (like the strapless satin ballgown with jeweled Victorian collar below), ethereal tulle confections, and beautifully embellished lace stunners. We chose eleven of our favorite Fall 2012 Lazaro gowns, and would love to...

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Fall in Love with Zuhair Murad

by Azure

Oh, Rosa Clará. You know the way to a fashion-obsessed girl's heart... You call on amazeballs designers to create wedding dress collections just for you, and make our hearts go pitter patter with the divine outcomes. And this year, with your 2013 bridal collection, you truly, truly outdid yourself. Enter, Zuhair Murad's 2013 wedding collection for Rosa Clará. Unique and inspired by the age of beauty, these sophisticated stunners are out of this world gorgeous, abounding with...

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25 New Wedding Gowns from Aire Barcelona

by Azure

Wedding dresses by Aire Barcelona are always timeless and sophisticated, elegant and romantic. And the 2013 Aire Barcelona gowns deliver on all fronts! With not a hint of color in sight, Aire Barcelona takes us back to a time before non-white wedding dresses were all the rage. So if you think wearing a blush pink, sky blue, or pastel peach wedding dress is just a little bit wild, you'll fall head over heels in love with AB's latest bridal collection. We chose 25 of our favorite...

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Dreamy Wedding Color Palette: Peony Pink + Cool Aqua Blue

by Azure

You know how a single image can inspire a full-on vision of exquisite design? Well the photo (top center) in the style board above did just that, and knocked my pretty little socks off! Fluffy petal pink peonies paired with ivory peonies and soft pink roses, against a daquiri ice-ey aqua bridesmaid dress... it just doesn't get any better! Don't you agree? Like or love this delicious color pairing?

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7 Stunning New Wedding Dresses from White by Vera Wang

by Azure

You can always count on Vera to deliver jaw-droppingly gorgeous wedding dresses, whether she's dreaming up affordable styles for her White by Vera Wang line for David's Bridal, or custom-designing a couture gown for one of her celebrity clients. But today's feature is for all our chic budget brides! We're sharing the latest and greatest from the Fall 2012 White by Vera Wang collection, showing off seven stunning gowns that stole our hearts! My absolute favorite has to be the square...

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