Veils and Accessories


Winter 2009 Bridal Hair Accessory Trends

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Maura Foster of DTABridal.com It's 90 degrees outside right now, but bridal designers are thinking ahead to Fall and Winter 2009 with an eye towards the newest designs and the hottest trends. Bridal magazines rarely focus on bridal accessories– for them, it's all about the dress. Hair accessory aficionados know how to track the trends – look towards the hair styles. Accessories tend to follow the current hair styles. There are two styles right now leading...

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Featured Wedding: Jennifer and Matt

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Mark Lovett ofMark Lovett Photography It was a soft lit day on Marlyand's eastern shore in beautiful Saint Michaels, Maryland, where Jennifer and Matt became one. Family came from across the country to celebrate the union, and there was no shortage of real emotion. I could sense the deep connection between Jennifer and Matt, which was undeniable in every photo I captured. The event was held on the waters edge at an absolutely beautiful historic venue called...

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A Great Inexpensive Site for Bridesmaid Dresses, Accessories, and More!

by Azure

I recently discovered LuLu's, an online shopping site featuring emerging new designers and pieces from around the world, all of which are affordable for the average gal! I poked around a bit, and found some adorable dresses, shoes, and hair accessories that would be perfect for your bridesmaids! With dresses for under $50, shoes under $40, and hair accessories under $15, your 'maids would be delighted to pony up a little cash for these cute items. And if these finds are too casual...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Popular Wedding Trends

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market Our merchants are always on the lookout for the latest wedding trends! Whether it be a popular color, seasonal detail or unique theme, they’re busy creating products to match. Asked to describe their favorite trends, our merchants had a few suggestions for couples. Many couples are choosing to personalize their wedding with items that symbolize their unique story as a couple. They don’t limit themselves to traditional guidelines. Instead they use...

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A Couple Great Finds for your Bridal Look from the J.Crew Catalog

by Azure

You can always count on J.Crew to deliver understated, yet beautiful, pieces. While some brides dream about an over-the-top fairytale wedding... Others are looking for a more classic, simple vibe on their big day. If this sounds like you, these finds from J.Crew's latest catalog (exclusively available on J.Crew.com) should be right up your alley!

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Buy Discounted Wedding Items or Sell Your Extras at BravoBride’s Boutiques!

by Azure

Hey Savvy Brides! Looking for a place to buy all sorts of wedding items at a discount? Or... are you a recently married gal with lots of extra stuff from your wedding, turning your new home with your husband into a cluttered mess? If so, you will love BravoBride's newly launched Boutiques. Vendors (and brides) can list anything wedding-related, from the wedding dress and bridal shoes, to the ceremony and reception items. And, with no listing or selling fees, you don't have to be...

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Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan- “Side by Side” Ink to Symbolize Marriage

by Azure

While Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, who starred together in Step Up, tied the knot on July 11 in Malibu, they enjoyed a couple weeks of married life before jetting off to their honeymoon. Their 5-day vaca to beautiful Bali had some serious ups and downs... both Tatum and Dewan were hit hard with food poisoning during the trip, forcing the couple to spend more time than expected in bed. But, this didn't stop the pair from getting tatted up, symbolizing their love and devotion to...

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The Best Bra EVER For Your Wedding Day!

by Azure

My search for the perfect strapless bra is finally over! I wore my new BioFit® 7-way bra from Victoria's Secret for the first time this past weekend, and I LOVE love love it! Gone are the days of pulling my strapless up every 5 minutes to keep it from falling down around my waist. Or (embarassed to admit this) knotting the underband on either side of the hooks to ensure I don't end up looking like I have 4 ta-tas. A little bit about the bra... "With 7 ways to wear it, you'll...

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Bel Canto Designs: Vintage Jewelry Designer Launches Fab New Blog!

by Azure

The talented Mari of BelCanto Designs just launched her new vintage bridal jewelry blog! Back in May, we featured some of her gorgeous hair accessories and bracelets on the Savvy Scoop, and I was delighted to be given a first look at her brand new blog. A very well-done, beautiful site, with stunning bridal accessories for the classic, timeless bride, it's definitely worth a look! While the vintage bridal jewelry and hair accessories steal the show, Mari also incorporates photos of...

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Jennifer Hudson: From Proposal Trendsetter to Baby Mama- Gives Birth on Monday!

by Azure

Our Platinum Proposal contest back in June was inspired by the burgeoning trend of women proposing to men. One such celebrity trendsetter was Jennifer Hudson, who proposed to her man with a custom platinum and 5-carat diamond ring by Neil Lane (now, even though she popped the question, I hope Hudson is the one with the 5-carat rock on her finger. I can't imagine that being very masculine...) On Monday, Hudson gave birth to her first child, David Daniel Otunga Jr.! Congrats to this...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: Fabulous Aprons For The Bridal Party!

by Azure

...Get 'Em Dolled Up & Dish Out Some Wedding Gossip! About It's A Jaime Thing Whether your bridesmaids are domestic goddesses or domestically disabled, let them have fun playing the part in these lovely aprons by designer Anna Maria Horner, brand new at www.themerrymartini.com! Anna's designs are always unique and whimsical, with silhouettes in different styles and colors to catch your eye... and maybe even his, so grab yourself one, too! Take a look... Aren't they adorable? ...

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Feature Wedding: Annie and Steve

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Adi of Next Exit Photography Annie and Steve had a picture perfect wedding at the Calamigos Equestrian Center in Burbank. Besides being one of the nicest days in Los Angeles weather-wise, it was such a beautifully designed event, perfect for a princess! Annie works at “the” premiere bridal registry in Beverly Hills so it’s no wonder she has all the style in world.

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Gorgeous Bridal Shoes To Treasure Forever

by Azure

These bridal heels are definitely worth the splurge! Each Aruna Seth shoe is designed and handcrafted in Northern Italy, but can be purchased online or at high-end boutiques in New York (at exclusive Botticelli shops) and Texas. Comfort and luxury are key with these shoes. Crafted with buttery soft leather, thick cut satin and special padding (and embellished with Swarovski crystals), these are the perfect kicks for the shoe-loving bride-to-be. And hey, they cost less than...

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Savvy Steals Winner- The Dalla Nonna Calendar Necklace Goes To…

by Azure

PattyJ! Thanks to all her smart, savvy comments this week, PattyJ is the lucky winner of the gorgeous Dalla Nonna sterling silver calender necklace! It's such a beautiful piece of jewelry and a stylish way to remember that most special day. And hey, now Patty's hubby has no excuse for forgetting their wedding anniversary... so this week, he's a winner, too! TGIF, beauties! And thanks to everyone who attended our fabulous Wedding Pre-Party Twitter launch soiree. It was a huge...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Midas Touch for a Gilded Wedding

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market All that glitters is not gold, but these golden handmade wedding accessories are irresistible! Nothing glitters more than the Elegant Glitzy Layered Wedding Invitation with Gold Rhinestone Buckle , a metallic invitation with double faced satin ribbon and gold rhinestone buckle, from Glitzy Events. For an elaborate modern design select the Quatrefoil Wedding Invitation from Pink Lily Press. Add a flourish to your envelopes with gold Custom Calligraphy...

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Bride Chic: Going Floral With Your Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Bride Chic Florals aren't exactly a new and radical concept in bridal wear but oh la la! They sure are romantic. And what options and diversity a designer has creating when it comes to planting them in collections. Florals can decorate an entire bodice and skirt, adorn a hemline or be a small and suble accent on a belt or shoulder. I'm always intrigued by embossed floral fibers like the Alexis Mabille dress in the last photo. One of my favorite looks is the classic...

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The Notorious Tuxedo T-Shirt: Not For The Wedding Ceremony, But Fun Nonetheless!

by Azure

The truth is... Tuxedo T-Shirts can be fun attire for the right occasion, and make cute wedding favors/gifts for the littlest members of your wedding party. If this is something you've considered for your bachelor/bachelorette party, look no further than Tuxedo T-Shirts Online , a website inspired by a movie quote and an attitude. The ever popular tuxedo t-shirt, is it just funny or is it making a statement? I always assumed it was just to get a laugh. I have come to realize they...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- A Timeless Piece To Hold Close To Your Heart!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway I’ve loved this company since I heard the name…Dalla Nonna. I studied abroad in Perugia, Italy a few years back, so the Italian language always brings back memories of that amazing semester overseas. Dalla Nonna means “from the grandmother” in Italian, and this week, we’ll be giving away Dalla Nonna’s signature piece, the Sterling Silver Calendar Necklace (a $150.00 value). Inspired by vintage pieces handed down from the...

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Mark Wahlberg Married Longtime Girlfriend, Model Rhea Durham, On Saturday!

by Azure

We all know how unconventional Hollywood couples tend to be... And the nuptials between actor Mark Wahlberg and longtime girlfriend Rhea Durham this Saturday were no different! For this beautiful couple, the babies in the baby carriage came long before the marriage! They have three children together, the eldest 5 years old, and the youngest 10-months old, but that didn't stop them from tying the knot! The two said "I do" at a Catholic church in Beverly Hills on August 1st, and kept...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Made To Order Watters Necklace!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weeekly Giveaway Did you guys miss the announcement of our lucky Savvy Steals winner on Friday? Well… so did we! I was in Napa this weekend (more about this amazing, beyond-beautiful place later in the week!), and the wine tasting must have gotten the best of me! So, a couple days late, but hey, someone is still walking away with the stunning made to order Watters necklace of their choice, right? And, the lucky ducky winner is.......

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Bride Chic: A Head of the Times

by Azure

About Bride Chic Never have brides had so much leeway when it comes to headwear. 2010 marks a time when choosing you put on top of your head will add pizazz to your overall look. Thanks to those designers getting creative with netting, florals and plumes, the bride has so, so many options.

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Gorgeous Vibrant Jewelry Perfect For Your Honeymoon… And For A Steal!

by Azure

During my daily Gilt.com scoping, I'm always on the lookout for fabulous finds for our Savvy Scoop readers! The stunning jewelry above from Lee Angel is perfect for your honeymoon- I absolutely love the colors... very tropical, fun and flirty! The Ombre Bib necklace (in yellow, coral, purple and green) would look great with a simple black or white sun dress, and is a steal at $250 (originally $500). The multi stone ring ($45) embellished with turquoise, citrine color glass and...

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Buy The Dress, Get The Rest!

by Azure

A novel concept for a brick and morter store! I went into 2 Sisters Boutique in Chicago last Thursday, looking (last-minute) for a cute dress to wear out to a dinner date I had that night. 2 Sisters has a very edited selection of boutique-quality jeans, tops, dresses, jewelry and shoes... all for under $100! The last dress I tried on was adorable, so I was sold! Since I was in such a rush, I began looking for jewelry to complete the look. Imagine my surprise when the owner...

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Wishpot: Your Post-Wedding Wardrobe

by Azure

The amount of thought that goes into every detail of a wedding is so great that it can be easy to forget about the post-wedding wardrobe. Here are examples of a few essential pieces for any newlywed. The first item comes from Wishpot Wedding Expert, beyondsmitten. It is the Hanky Panky Rosalyn Thong and according to our wedding expert, it is “perfect for the bride.” The next key piece is this adorable Kimono Style Robe by etsy designer, plumprettysugar. My favorite aspect of...

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