Veils and Accessories


Old Hollywood Glam Styled Shoot

by HannahN

This photo-shoot was inspired by a mutual love of Old Hollywood Glamour. The historic Ragland Mansion in Petersburg, Virginia was the backdrop for the shoot. This elegant antebellum Italianate built in the 1850’s later became home to the family of Joseph Cotton the American film, stage and television actor, and is Petersburg’s best kept secret. Hair and makeup styling was inspired by the film actress Rita Hayworth. Dayna Cobb Makeup Design transformed the beautiful model, Kelsey...

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: The Floral Wreath

by Bride Chic

Brides who love the idea of  going unveiled can opt to go all out romantic by topping off with a band interwoven with fresh flowers, foliage and in some cases ribbons. Florists can put these together either with fresh, artificial, or dried flowers.  I wore a wreath of dried flowers on my wedding day with a swirl of tulle veil.  The look is incredibly romantic.  Below is a medley of some of my own faves that I hope can inspire you along in creating your bridal look! Take a look and...

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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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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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Small Veils for Fashionistas

by Bride Chic

Though nothing says 'bride' more than a long, flowing veil, you have to admit small veils have that certain cachet that belongs to the fashion savvy bride. From shorter poufs, fly-aways, and birdcages, the smaller veil is practical, chic and easy to manage. You can wear one from ceremony to reception without a change. Below are just a few that caught my eye. Are you planning to wear a short veil? Comment below to tell us what kind you love!

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A Vineyard Wedding for the Vintage Bride

by Claire

Prepare to be inspired, vintage brides, since we have an amazing styled shoot for you to fawn over! JSF DESIGN INC styled a fantastic wedding in a Santa Barbara vineyard complete with a crystal chandelier, gorgeous florals, and a stunning bride. The bride's dresses, accessories and makeup will knock you off your feet they are so beautiful. This styled shoot's visionary details are sure to spark your own vintage creativity, so make sure to Ideabook your favorite inspiration for...

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10 Gowns That Say Spring Perfect!

by Bride Chic

These few weeks right before Easter mark the inevitable "Spring has Sprung" cliche, but what a perfect time for weddings! What I love so much about spring is the new life it represents in the beautifully changing landscape. Spring bridal styles blend in seamlessly with this backdrop using floral head wreaths and flower applique on wedding gowns. Here are some of my fave spring looks. Can you find yours? Comment below with your top picks!  

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10 Accessory Finds for Spring

by Bride Chic

Spring has sprung! Time to check out some fantastic fashion paraphernalia that will jazz up your bridal look and pull it all together. From shoes to headpieces, browse below for some of the best accessories hitting the bridal market this spring!

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Bohemian Beauties from Made with Love

by Claire

There's a new indie designer on the block that's making waves in the bridal industry and is definitely one to watch. Although only in business since April 2013, Made with Love is an online boutique based in the Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia with gorgeous bohemian gowns and bridal accessories to die for! Founder and designer Carla started the company because she couldn't find "the one" when she was dress shopping for her own wedding, and the result is unique, individualized wedding...

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2014 Looks for the Alternative Bride

by Bride Chic

What do indie designers have in store for 2014? Offbeat dresses and head chic you will adore! If you're looking for that dress or accessory with a twist of cutting edge, a hint of costume or vintage chic, stop by Etsy rather than the bi-yearly NY Bridal Markets. Artisans  found on this mega site for the creative have the freedom as well as time to explore more inspiring options simply because they produce smaller lines. Below are some trends emerging on Etsy that I just love. Comment...

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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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5 Trends Beloved by Bride Chic in 2013

by Bride Chic

2013 bridal fashion proved to be anything but boring, and I'm excited to share with you my 5 favorite fashion trends from this last year. The release of The Great Gatsby in May and the ongoing Downton Abbey series inspired designers to craft gowns in the spirit of the early 20th Century. Also on the vintage front, mash-ups of bygone eras continued in the on-trend combination of accessories from different decades culminating in an overall bridal look. Modern and naturally...

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The New Year’s Eve Bride

by Bride Chic

New Year's Eve is the only night of the year when almost the entire world is celebrating the same thing together. What better way to start off your marriage than including your wedding night as part of the celebrations? If you are a New Year's Eve bride, we have found the perfect gowns and accessories to make your night sparkle and shine as bright as any New Year's Eve party. Mix in sequins as a beautiful way to shimmer in the spotlight, or choose a glittery gown to light up the...

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A Winter Wonderland of Head Chic

by Bride Chic

Who says the floral head wreath belongs exclusively to spring and summer? Winter head wreaths and hair ornaments  are every bit as beautiful as the fresh blooming head chic of spring, even though the flowers may not as plentiful. Today we salute the winter head wreath and other topping-off gems perfect for the winter bride. Are you going to wear a floral crown for your winter wedding? Comment below to let us know!  

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Head Chic for December Brides

by Bride Chic

Not wanting to bother with the traditional veil for your winter wedding? Think that a crocheted cloche or fascinator might be just the twist of chic you need to create a look all your own? I fell for these gems from Green Trunk Designs, perfect if you're planning to sport a knit dress or crocheted ensemble. And if you'll be getting into a wool or fur cape or coat, any of these would top off the look you're creating nicely...

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It’s A Wrap: 7 Best Bets for Keeping the Chill Off This Winter

by Bride Chic

The December/January bride can create a real winter wonderland around her wedding. This is why I really love winterizing my clients. Especially those going into sub-zero temps where coats, wraps, stoles, hats, muffs and jackets are definitely in the picture. Winter brings tons of opportunities for going chic to the nines. Did you know adding a jacket or needed accessory like long gloves can amp up the look of your wedding dress? Any additions you use to keep warm are great...

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White Hot Trend: Not Your Mother’s Wedding Dress

by Azure

Over the past few weeks I've been talking a lot about bridal market. And how could you blame me? There are hundreds of brand new wedding dress collections to explore, not to mention all the style, beauty, and accessories trends! Thinking back to last month's market and looking beyond the beautiful dresses, I'm struck by the innovation, and versatility delivered by so many talented designers. Let's start with Lazaro, and this daring yet romantic two-piece stunner... And how...

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Finding Your Bridal Style

by Bride Chic

Every year or so I do a post on Finding Your Bride Style—guidelines to help you out if you're still going through a dilemma about deciding on The Dress. A few thoughts on this if I may. While living and breathing all the changes happening in bridal fashion through my clients, it wasn't until I actually got down to researching this year's post that I realized how much wedding couture has been transformed. These days it's you out there and not the industry paving the way—thanks...

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