Tuxes and Suits


Bride Chic: A Day A City Hall- A Look At The New Civil Wedding

by Azure

About Bride Chic The brief city hall ceremony or ‘champagne wedding’ is every bit as significant as the formal wedding planned months ahead. City hall weddings are ideal for couples who don't want to bother with juggling florists, caterers, bands and wedding planners. No longer considered the spontaneous events they once were, civil ceremonies are going through new approval and popularity. And in the case of the opulant San Francisco City Hall- you get the use of a palace for...

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Ask The Expert- Photographer Jeff Haden: Photoshop

by Azure

About Jeff Haden of Blackbird Images The Q:How much does a photographer use Photoshop on wedding photos. And now much should I expect my pictures to be ‘Photoshoppped’? Thanks, Kaylie M.” The A: There are three answers to your question. Answer 1: No matter how hard any wedding photographer tries, some images aren't perfect. Stuff happens. "Problem" images – under-exposed, with incorrect white balance, with an odd hue due to light sources or reflections – can...

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Jon Stewart Has An Idea For A New Bridal Magazine!

by Azure

Jon Stewart is one funny man... You've gotta love this clip- Stewart's take on the shut down of Modern Bride and Elegant Bride!

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A Unique Spin: Hire a Pro Wedding Photographer for a Romantic Honeymoon Photo Shoot!

by Azure

This is something I hadn't thought of... And I LOVE the idea! Kate and Alex had a small garden wedding at the bride's mom's house, so they wanted their honeymoon to be extra special. Greece and the Greek Islands would be their destination of choice, and since a second ceremony on the beach in Greece was not an option (as neither the bride nor the groom are Greek Orthodox), they decided to get creative! So, the couple brought their wedding garb along on the honeymoon, and once...

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The Man Registry: Tips for a Successful Backyard Wedding

by Azure

About The Man Registry I had the privilege of attending a good friend’s wedding over the weekend in Louisville, KY. The ceremony and reception were both held in the beautiful lakefront backyard of the bride’s parents. I have to say that it was one of the most memorable weddings I’ve attended. And yes, I took notes. Here are a few helpful reminders for making your backyard wedding one to remember. Prepare for weather Have a backup plan for bad weather. A large living room or...

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Bubbly Bride: Off-Registry Gifts

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride When looking at a registry online, it is filled with housewares and bedding, much needed items to start a new home but not necessarily gifts from the heart. If you are a close friend or family member of the couple getting married, and you have spent the last few years celebrating milestones and supporting them through tough times... buying a china set might seem a bit dull in comparison. You wish them the best with everything that comes their way, and a blender...

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From Our Honeymoon Expert: Backroads Biking or Hiking for the Adventurous Couple!

by Azure

This week, we move our Destination Weddings and Honeymoons series, to the advice section on our site! Marie O'Mara of Honeymoons.com shares one of her favorite honeymoon plans for the adventurous newlywed couple... There are a few types of honeymoons, those that are filled with beaches, sunsets and relaxation and then there are those full of exploration, sightseeing, education AND let’s not forget the once in a lifetime thrill seeking experiences. For the couples that look for...

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Featured (mock) Wedding: Jeff and Gena

by Azure

An amazing photographer on our OneWed site, Fola Adewole, posted this wedding on my facebook wall yesterday, and I just couldn't help myself... I loved it so much, I had to share it with our Savvy Scoopers right away! This was a mock wedding in Orange County, CA, shot with a beautiful couple who was married recently. Unfortunately, the wedding photos from their real wedding weren't exactly what they were looking for... So how cool that they got to be a part of this! I absolutely...

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The Man Registry: 5 Wedding Day Fashion Tips for Grooms

by Azure

About The Man Registry Think about it guys, you’re going to be looking at your wedding day photos for the rest of your life (albeit probably not as often as your bride). So, do yourself a favor and put some extra thought into your attire and fashion choices. You’ll be thanking us when you’re seeing those wedding photos for the zillionth time. Make sure that tux fits properly If you’re renting a tux, you run the risk of getting stuck with a tux that doesn’t fit correctly....

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Featured Wedding: Julie Ann and Justin

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jayson of Jayson's Photography Julie Ann and Justin had a beautiful wedding. It was held at the Liberty Hotel in Boston. I had a blast capturing their personalities and love that they share for one another. They are a perfect couple and really know how to work the camera! I loved everything about this wedding, from Julie Ann’s awesome blue shoes to all the amazing details and the wonderful food.

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Introducing Marie O’Mara of Honeymoons.com- Our Honeymoons & Destination Weddings Expert!

by Azure

Recognized throughout the Wedding &Honeymoon industry for not only her passion & creative thinking, but also her commitment to educating clients on creating the perfect event, Marie O’Mara reports the latest in destination wedding & honeymoon trends for Hon eymoons.com. Marie O’Mara came to Honeymoons.com with over 15+ years of event &wedding planning experience. Her knowledge & understanding of destination wedding planning speaks for itself with the countless numbers of ecstatic...

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Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Wedding Registry: They’ll Be Cooking!

by Azure

With the Khloe Kardashian/Lamar Odom whirlwind nuptials set to go down this Sunday, a quick trip to Williams-Sonoma to register for wedding gifts was a must! Based on the items they registered for, they're planning to bake, indulge in unhealthy treats, and party a whole lot once they've tied the knot! A couple highlights from the couple's Williams-Sonoma wedding registry... - 11 baking pans and 4 spatulas - A Waffle Maker and High Performance Deep Fryer - Rosle Fruit Muddler...

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Are You Looking for a Man’s Engagement Ring?

by Azure

Hey Savvy Scoopers! Are you getting ready to propose to your guy? Are you looking for an engagement ring FOR HIM? Or, are you already engaged and you and your guy would like to find a ring for him to wear to show his commitment? We're looking to talk to some brides, grooms, or couples about this subject, so leave a comment below, or send us an email with the subject line "Man's Engagement Ring" at savvyscoop@onewed.com

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Featured Wedding: Kim and Grant

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Leigh of Leigh Taylor Photography Kim and Grant have the coolest vibe! Boho meets rock in a fabulous way! Kim and Grant both love the Arts, so the City Arts Factory in downtown Orlando was perfect. It was an intimate ceremony surrounded by family and friends. At each table the theme was a different Artist. It was the brides birthday the same day as the wedding so the groom surprised her with a serenade in front of the whole crowd and a cake! Kim and Grant...

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Featured Wedding: Matt and Susan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kristen Weaver ofKristen Weaver Photography Matt and Susan Dunn got married on September 4, 2009 at the Mead Gardens in Winter Park, with their reception at the Winter Park Farmer's Market. Their wedding really had this awesome casual vibe to it! It was beautiful, no fuss and just focused on Matt and Susan. Lots of fun, and lots of love. I met Susan just a few months ago and I knew we'd be a great fit. Sometimes, you just get lucky. Matt is this amazing graphic...

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Photographers (and other wedding professionals) Unite- Images For A Cure

by Azure

On October 11, 2009, wedding photographers, videographers, makeup artists, and more will band together for one common purpose- finding a cure. Images for a Cure is an amazing charitable organization, raising money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. If you are still looking to book an engagement session with your hubby-to-be, or are considering surprising your man with a racy boudoir shoot, wouldn't you love it if your session fees supported a great cause? With over 119...

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Will Your Groom Wear White? Fashion and the Emmy Awards

by Azure

Happy Monday! As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’m not a big fan of wearing white after Labor Day, but I have to admit that Neil Patrick Harris looked fabulous in his white tux jacket hosting the Emmy’s last night. We know that wedding fashion often trickles down from red carpet fashion, so what do you think, will white make its way down the aisle on more grooms?

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Ever After Wedding Market: Soft Satin Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market There is nothing more luxurious than the sheen of soft satin. Whether it is used as an elegant embellishment or the fabric of a wedding dress, satin is the perfect choice for your special day. Adorn ivory or white satin with ribbons and pearls for even greater sophistication. The White Magnolia Lily Hair Clip from Agape Gifts is hand crafted from light weight clay and embellished with a gold detailed piece and fluffy white feathers. Equally lovely is...

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Is Another Kardashian Rushing A Trip To The Altar?

by Azure

The Kardashian ladies sure have been busy! First, we heard Kim Kardashian was wedding dress shopping (and meeting with Vera Wang) in anticipation of tying the knot with boyfriend Reggie Bush. Then they broke up, and now they may or may not be back together. Then, oldest Kardashian, Courtney, announced she had a bun in the oven, with on again off again boyfriend Scott Disick. Now, E! News is reporting that Khloe (the youngest of the three Kardashian girls) is talking marriage with...

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Best Man Speech ... Awesome or Awful?

by Azure

So, is this the best or the worst best man speech ever? Fortunately, it seems like the bride and groom both agree that it's the best!

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The Man Registry’s Favorite Signature Cocktails

by Azure

About The Man Registry Stocking the bar for the rehearsal dinner or wedding reception can be tedious (and also a big hit on the pocketbook). To help save money while still having giving your guests options on drinks, many couples decide to offer a few signature cocktails for the event. Here are three of The Man Registry’s favorites: The Manhattan– It never goes out of style and is perfect for classy affairs. You’ll need: • 1 ½ oz whiskey •¾ oz sweet vermouth • 1...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: The Vampire Wedding Edition

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...Welcome To The Vampire Wedding Edition! Calling All Brides, Vampires, Maenads, Shapeshifters & TrueBlood Fans! If you're a fan of HBO's sexy hit TV show True Blood, you are probably aware that (*spoiler alert*) this weekend's Season 2 finale was quite wedding related! Vampires and weddings? Could it get any better? Yes! A couple of months ago, I invited a few other wedding bloggers to join me in a special group blogging project...one where we could...

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Make Your Fiance’s Day with a Virtual Love Note!

by Azure

Robbins Brothers' just launched a new virtual love note widget, allowing nearlyweds to create a special little video especially for their love. I wanted to give it a go, and I must say, I give this fun tool two thumbs up. I created a virtual love note for my sister and her fiance, who will marry in May, 2010, and it was as easy as pie! Wouldn't this be a great way to announce your engagement to family and friends? A Virtual Love NoteFeaturing Ashley and ToddCreate your own at...

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Expert Answers: Reasons to Customize Your Engagement RIng

by Azure

If you are on the fence regarding your engagement ring- to customize or not to customize - check out these top ten reasons why a custom design may be right for you, straight from the experts at Whiteflash.com! A few of my favorites... 3: You don’t want a traditional engagement ring; you are a trend-setter. 4: You want to be able to remember not only where the ring was bought, but also how it was made. 6: Details only known to you.

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