Wedding Dresses


Find The Perfect Destination Wedding Dress: And Try It Before You Buy It!

by Azure

Planning a beach or destination wedding, and still on the hunt for the perfect wedding dress? Then you'll love this new program from Dessy, where you can try before you buy! For Dessy's Sandals Destination Wedding Dresses, they've launched a convenient and innovative Sample-on-Loan program. Here's how it works- 1. Browse the Sandals Destination Wedding Dress collection and pick your faves. 2. Order the sample-on-loan dresses of your top picks, in your size, and they'll be sent...

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New York Fashion Week Recap: From Catwalk To White Aisle

by Azure

New York Fashion Week is always a treat! It gives fantastic insight into upcoming fashion trends and hues that'll be hot! The designers' newest collections are also great for inspiring your bridal look. While using your imagination is key (since white is not the primary color floating down the runway), I adore fashion week since it helps brides decide what type of dress is best-suited for them and for their bridesmaids. There were some standout silhouettes this season. Use your...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Custom Dress From Coco Myles!

by Azure

What a great week this was! We launched our Ultimate Proposal Contest, and our Coco Myles Savvy Steal was a huge success! But there can only be one winner, and the lucky winner of the custom dress from Coco Myles is... Brianna Fowler! Congratulations, Brianna! I can't wait to see the gorgeous Coco Myles dress you create! Don't forget to send us a picture! Please email savvyscoop@onewed.com to claim your prize! Have a wonderful weekend, one and all! *Disclosure: custom dress...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Peter Langner

by Azure

About Bride Chic If there ever was a purist when it comes to design, I'd have to say Peter Langner is the finest. Just look at these wedding dresses molded and almost sculpted perfectly to the body. Before he got his own thing going, he actually worked under greats like Ungaro, Lacroix, and Mark Bohan for Dior. He premiered his wedding dress collection in Rome in 1991. I knew he studied architecture as it's apparent in his work. Langner designs in the tradition of Italian Couture,...

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Evan Lysacek Grabs Olympic Gold Medal With Help Of Vera Wang!

by Azure

Many girls dream of walking down the aisle in a Vera Wangwedding dress. You know that if you wear Vera, you will look and feel your very best. Now Vera has yet another feather in her cap, thanks to Olympic Gold medalist Evan Lysacek. Last night, Lysacek made Olympic history, becoming the first male figure skater from the U.S.A. to win gold since Brian Boitano's 1988 win. And as the old saying goes, if you look good, you feel good... and you perform your best. And Vera Wang helped...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Chic Destination Wedding Dresses

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Destination: Eco-Chic Five fabulous destination wedding dresses that say "I do" love the Earth! Planning a destination getaway, casual, or beach wedding? These 5 wedding dresses are among the best new eco-chic styles for brides with a conscience. 1. The Jessica Iverson Eden has a super-chic pleated halter blouse bodice and a sweep train in Natural Silk Chiffon. The chic shape and flowing natural fabric make this dress a stylish and sophisticated destination...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Customized Dress from Coco Myles!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Back in May, I uncovered a little gem for brides and bridesmaids- Coco Myles. This site offers a vast collection of uniquely customizable & affordable dresses, most of which cost less than $200! With celebrity-inspired cocktail frocks, mix and match styles, and ideal silhouettes to flatter every figure, you really can't go wrong on the Coco Myles site! Since our #1 Trend for 2010 is “Screw The Trends- Be Yourself”, we thought a Coco...

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Bride Chic: Etsy Bridal Designer Showcase

by Azure

About Bride Chic A few weeks back we explored the Etsy designers as today's new genre of trendsetters. Today we're going to be focusing in on some of the most pivotal and talented of those designers, and just plain enjoying the beauty each and every one of them produces... Most all of the wedding dresses you see are made to order and if you contact the designers, chances are you can talk to them personally about customizing the design to your own specifications Above and below are...

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Bride Chic: Window Shopping: Getting The Most Out Of Your Wedding Dress Search

by Azure

About Bride Chic The dream starts at the shop window. In the old days--before the Internet and 'online' even existed, window shopping was the best way to begin the gown search. Department stores were once the number one arena for gown inspiration even if you were, "just looking". And if you happened to be in Bergdorf's or B.Altman's... well, there you were amidst all that tulle and satin. Fast forward 50 years: Actually getting out and previewing gowns in their three dimensional form...

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Amy Kuschel: Gorgeous, Romantic, Classic Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Have you checked out our awesome new wedding dress gallery?? If not, take a look... I promise you won't be disappointed! After pouring over 3,000+ dress photos from over 200 designers, I think it's safe to say I know my wedding dresses! But there was one designer who I wasn't familiar with, who is now one of my faves! Amy Kuschel designs gorgeous wedding dresses that are chic, understated, and simply beautiful. The simplicity that Amy Kuschel brings to her designs makes them...

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2010 Grammys: More Bridal-Inspired Gowns on the Red Carpet!

by Azure

The Grammys are known for its crazy, out there red carpet looks from the celebs in attendance. Last night's Grammys had its fair share of wacky outfits (Lady Gaga and Katy Perry jumped on this crazy train), but there were also some fabulous dresses that graced the red carpet... many of which may inspire your bridal look! Keri Hilson was probably my favorite, donning a strapless champagne mermaid style dress. How stunning is this look!? I adore the jeweled belt accenting her...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were probably there! And for our non-Chicago gals who love the Etsy-Anthropology-Green wedding thing, I wanted to share some highlights from this rad event! Fashion... - Love Damask? Check out the adorable cocktail frock (for your 'maids or for you- a...

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Bride Chic: Stalking The Look Books- Cymbeline

by Azure

About Bride Chic Cymbeline does it again. Consistently, this Paris design house gets it right as far as classic chic goes. Check out the draped collar in the first photo... and ooooh la la! touches of red in the third! Helpful Links: - Find your perfect wedding dress - Pair it with a fab pair of bridal heels! - 2010 wedding dress collections

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Dessy Style Board: Black Tie Affair with a Red Carpet Twist!

by Azure

Did you see Kate Hudson at the Golden Globes? She looked stunning, and it turns out… her white Marchesa gown was actually from the designer’s bridal collection! Her look at the Globes inspired this Dessy-Pantone style board- a Black Tie affair with a red carpet twist. The classic duet of black-and-white is perfect for creating a formal, downtown-chic vibe at your wedding, and works for any season! Loving some of the items in this style board? While Kate Hudson's head-to-toe...

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2010 SAG Awards: Celeb Fashion Done Right to Inspire your Bridal Look!

by Azure

What did you think of the red carpet fashion at the 2010 SAG awards? We tuned in, and thought the stars brought it classier, sassier and more red hot than at the Globes! Here are some of our faves, perfect for your pre-wedding parties and your big day! Christina Applegate wowed in a stunning Roberto Cavalli v-neck number. I adore the sky blue hue and Swarovski beading detail on the shoulders! And how fab was Kate Hudson, with that plunging back and slinky silhouette!? Kyra...

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Bride Chic: The Big Sleeve Comeback!

by Azure

About Bride Chic With necklines rising it is invariable we'd see the return of a few sleeves this season. Until lately (like the last twenty years or so), bridal fashion was a very restricted zone. With so many rules to follow, modesty was the most crucial. Covering one's self up as much as possible was de riguer, a throwback to 19th century propriety when brides symbolized purity and virginity. Fast forward to the 21st century and brides are celebrating a fashion liberation. Finally...

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Golden Globes 2010: Red Hot on the Red Carpet…

by Azure

Transformed for your wedding day! "90210" star AnnaLynne McCord dared to be bare for a Golden Globes afterparty in this provocative, grecian-inspired white dress. While the bare bodice is too risque for when you walk down the aisle, I could see this gown being transformed into a beautiful beach wedding dress with just a tiny tweak. Add a layer of classic Chantilly lace or illusion netting with scattered Swarovskis beneath the skin-baring bodice, and you'll be aisle-ready for your...

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Golden Globe 2010: Red Carpet Fashion Fit for Your Wedding

by Azure

Ah the Golden Globes...the first Fashion Super Bowl of the year. The Red Carpet, surprisingly, lacked the heavy jewel tones and color so popular in runway fashion this year. That said, it seemed designers were channeling the bridal runway with Spring 2010 trends like: (1) monochromatic white and black, (2) romantic ruffles, lace & ruching, (3) sequins and rhinestone embellishments, (4) asymmetrical necklines, (5) grays and lavenders. Who made your best dressed list? Which gown...

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Bride Chic: Out of the Cottage- The Artisan as a Trendsetter

by Azure

About Bride Chic Has Etsy become the new Vogue? The way fashion and bridal bloggers are hailing some of those artisan/designers whose one-of-a-kind products grace the site, you'd think so. This new genre of fashion star seems to have left the cottage and moved on to a bigger niche in Bryant Park. Here are a few names: Bonzie, Carol Hannah, Twigs and Honey- all successful designers- all on Etsy. This is a wonderful evolution we're seeing in that the artisan has finally become...

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Dessy Style Board Challange: Take Three for January!

by Azure

Hello lovelies! For this month's Dessy-Pantone Style Board Challenge, we are doing things a little bit different! Let me break it down... - You have until Friday, February 12 to submit your best style boards (right before you check out for your romantic Valentine’s Day weekend!) - You must use at least three Pantone colors in each style board submitted - Boards will be judged based on two main criteria… 1. The beauty of the board, AND… 2. The best color palette The grand...

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December Dessy-Pantone Style Board Challenge: And The Winner Is!

by Azure

It was tough (to say the least) to select the winner of our December Dessy-Pantone Style Board Challenge! There were so many fabulous boards submitted, and it was clear that our brides-to-be got much more savvy with the Dessy style board tool this month. There was one board that stood out, because of its creativity, attention to detail, and fun, vibrant theme! The winning board was submitted by Nicole B, and had a rad Beatles-theme going on! Below is a little description from our...

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Bride Chic: Salute To Adrian, The King Of Hollywood Glamour

by Azure

About Bride Chic When Hollywood designers are mentioned, two stand head and shoulders above all others: Adrian and Edith Head. Head of course had flair and that remarkable staying power. In a highly competitive arena, she outlasted just about every designer for two generations in Hollywood(or was it 3?). Then there was Adrian. He just had magnificent talent. Born Adrian Adolph Greenberg, he was head of costume at MGM from 1928-1942 in a time that would mark his fourteen-year reign...

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Once-Wed Maggie Sottero Wedding Dress For Sale To Help A Couple In Need

by Azure

Wedding dressesare expensive. This we already know. If the purchase of your beautiful, pricey, wedding dress helped out a couple in need, though, wouldn’t the splurge feel a whole lot sweeter? If you are still on the hunt for your perfect wedding dress, check out this beyond-gorgeous Maggie Sottero once-wed number. It’s being sold on RecycledBride.com for $1000, and the story behind this will warm your heart. 7 months before Maria and Evan were set to tie the knot, Evan was...

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To Celebrate Matrimony Monday, New Wedding Planning Tools, Features, Giveaways!

by Azure

To celebrate the biggest online wedding planning day of the year—January 4 2010, known as Matrimony Monday here at OneWed—we have launched all new features, tools and giveaways to help our newly engaged brides-to-be! Here are just a few of the new features you’ll find on OneWed: Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway--$15,000 in prizes! Create a Wedding Pre-Party (the only social wedding planning network—a Private-Facebook for Weddings) and you’ll be entered to win prizes for...

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