Wedding Styles


Eco-Chic Fall Wedding Style Ideas from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Autumn is a time to celebrate nature's bounty, and Fall's hottest green weddings will do it with eco-chic style that's lush, bold, and romantic. Think succulents, foliage, and tons of greenery; vintage silver decorations paired with bright jewel-toned accents, and romantic silhouettes. A few ideas to inspire your green Autumn wedding: 1. Adele Wechsler Eco-couture is a perennial favorite among green fashionistas. The Sierrawedding dress is made of certified...

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Red Velvet Cake For The DIY And Budget Bride!

by Azure

Red Velvet Cake. Mmm... my mouth is already watering! Throughout the 1920s, red velvet was the signature dessert at NYC's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Since then, it’s become a favorite confection that never fails to impress. And who could forget the armadillo-shaped red velvet groom’s cake in the Julia Roberts flick Steel Magnolias? Whether you’re thinking red velvet for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or for the groom’s cake, today is your lucky day! We’ve got the...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Red, White, and Teal Rustic Chic in Virginia

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Ampersand Photography Who knew DIY could be so chic!? Kelsey and Ryan's July, 2010 nuptials were picture perfect, thanks to the bride's decor-savvy mom and eager-to-help friends. The wedding venue, in Vinton, Virgina, provided the perfect backdrop for this low-key, cheerful, DIY wedding. Kelsey donned a simple yet chic wedding dress from David's Bridal, and finished the look with ruby red peep-toebridal heels and a traditional veil. Her bridal bouquet, an...

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Question of the Week: What Inspires You for your Fall Wedding?

by Azure

Sometimes it seems like summer brides get all the love. Then, of course there are the Christmas brides who have all the twinkling lights to inspire their wedding decorations. But in many parts of the country, Fall is actually the best time of the year to get married. The heat has calmed down, but you won't chance your wedding party getting snowed in. The weather in the Fall tends to be a little more stable than it is in Spring. So, since Summer is officially over, let's give some...

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Best Tressed At 2010 Emmys: Messy Chignons And Tousled, Shiny Waves

by Azure

The 2010 Emmy Awards was all about the best dressed and the best tressed. And two hairstyles dominated the red carpet- chic chignon updos and sexy, tousled all down hair. For your wedding hairstyle, you can play with the classic chignon and add your own twist, like Kim Kardashian & Heidi Klum. Their updos had extra volume on top with lots of texture all around, creating messy yet sexy versions of the ever classic chignon. But if shiny, tousled hair(like Lea Michele's Emmy...

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Golf Course Wedding Ideas From Bella Pictures

by Azure

Golf Course Wedding Photos and Ideas from Bella Pictures Is your fiancé an avid golfer? Or is golf an activity you both love taking part in? Heading out to the green to shoot 9 or 18 holes is, in my opinion, a fabulous way to unwind and let loose with your fiancé. Especially if you throw in a couple hard Arnold Palmers For couples who share a love of golf, it’s possible to infuse this hobby into your wedding day and to do it in a chic way. Now, if your groom is trying to...

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Add Effortless, Eco-Friendly, Vintage Glamour to Your Wedding Day Look with Fascinators and Headband

by Azure

Who better to create a stunning wedding day look than a former costume designer? After working for theaters all over the country, designer Ginger Breo recently set up an Etsy Shop called Seamstress of Avalon to share her amazing millinery (fancy word for headpiece) work. Ginger describes her work this way: I work in a mix of new and vintage materials, incorporating feathers and veiling with antique brooches or beaded trim taken off a Victorian gown. I always choose the finest silks...

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Earth-friendly Bridal Bouquets from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Eco-friendly flowers and fun bouquet ideas for green brides - True or false: Flowers are eco-friendly because they come from the Earth. The answer is... False! There are some ugly facts surrounding beautiful floral bridal bouquets. Conventional methods of growing and transporting cut flowers take an environmental toll in terms of pesticides, working conditions and carbon emissions. The best way to go eco on your wedding day is to avoid conventional cut flowers...

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A Real Eco-Chic Wedding From RecycledBride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Sophisticated green wedding style from a Brooklyn couple - When some people think of a "green wedding", it conjures up visions of granola and hemp. But that's SO yesterday! Welcome to the next generation of eco-conscious weddings- stylish, sophisticated, and chic as can be. When Jason Wachob of MindBodyGreen.com married his wife Colleen, their green wedding was all about local and sustainable choices that were budget-friendly and environmentally-friendly. And...

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Bridal Hair How To: Shiny, Bouncy Hairstyle Inspired by Brigitte Bardot!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl, with tips from celebrity hair stylist Mark Townsend Do you remember Jessica Biel's drop dead gorgeous hairstyle at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards? I know I do! Her locks were shiny, bouncy, sexy and pretty much every other adjective us girls strive for when it comes to special occasion hair. And believe it or not, there are just three simple steps to achieving this look, no celebrity hair god needed! Step 1- The Volume: Add oomph by...

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Burberry-inspired DIY wedding

by Azure

Bring regal elegance to your wedding with a color palette inspired by Burberry! Burberry is known for its famous tartan plaid pattern, and the red, taupe, black and ivory plaid colors are beyond classic. I love the idea of bringing this refined English style to your wedding decor! Now, I am not suggesting you trick your wedding out with Burberry tartan plaid galore. Rather, use the classic Burberry color palette and London style aesthetic as a starting point, and create a your...

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Recycled Bride: 5 Eco-Fabulous Wedding Favors

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Gift your guests in green style! Summer wedding guests deserve something special to commemorate your celebration. These eco-friendly favors are vibrant, sunny, and as good for your guests as they are for the Earth. 1. Take a cue from recent bride Chelsea Clinton, and give your guest reusable tote bags that they can use in place of paper or plastic. Chelsea's wedding favors included an orange tote from a local shop filled with products from a neighboring...

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Make Your Wedding As Unique As You With Uncommon Goods!

by Azure

Weddings these days are all about personalization! Engaged couples want their wedding to be totally unique, a memorable event that will wow even the most discerning of wedding guests. For totally unique registry items, accessories, and wedding jewelry, UncommonGoods is one of my favorites. Not only are their items beautiful and distinct, but they focus on creative and sustainable design. So eco-friendly brides and grooms, UncommonGoods should definitely be at the top of your list. ...

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Recycled Bride: Rock your Rehearsal Dinner - Eco Style!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride It's easy to get so excited about your wedding dress that you forget about getting decked for all of your other wedding-related celebrations, like the rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. The fabulous frocks and amazing accessories below have two things in common: they're all sustainably produced, and they'll all impress your guests with miles of eco-chic style. 1.The sculptured lace heart dress by odasf on Etsy is a romantic bride-to-be's dream...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Style For Your Honeymoon!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Pack a (small & sustainable) bag and get ready for the eco-chic honeymoon of a lifetime! Would you believe that your entire honeymoon wardrobe can be Earth-friendly, fit in one small bag, and keep you looking beautiful for at least a week? Stylish green gals know that the secret to looking hip is having a few well-chosen, sustainable pieces. Here's all the clothing and accessories you'll need for the green honeymoon of a lifetime: 1. Pretty eco luggage- All...

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Chic DIY Bridal Hairstyle: A Favorite Hair Tool For A Simple Bun

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Nicole Pearl, The Beauty Girl Look out, Bumpits! The Goody Spin Pin is the new kid in town! What girl doesn't love the comfort and chic simplicity of a bun? It can be worn casual or fancy (I wore one for my wedding) and it’s the perfect solution for a bad hair day or if you want to skip a wash. If your wedding budget is tight and you're trying to do as much DIY as possible, this new bun-making tool is the answer to your prayers. It comes in two colors...

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Featured DIY Montana Wedding: Alex and Kendra

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Megan Lane Photography Alex and Kendra married on a gorgeous June afternoon, in a picture-perfect location in Helena, MT. Their beautiful outdoor ceremony at the Kleffner Ranch was followed by a huge reception at the Kleffner's historic barn. This wedding was packed with special details- from the personalized tiles sprinkled throughout the path leading down to the wedding ceremony, to the hand-placed gerbera daisy "garden" lining the aisle, to the curtain of pink...

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Ask the Experts: How to Have Elegant Decorations in an Unusual Setting

by Azure

In this week's Ask the Experts column, a bride writes in with a difficult decorating dilemma. She wants to know how to have an elegant wedding, in an unusual setting, a basketball court. One florist gives some helpful suggestions. Ask the Experts is your chance to get all of your wedding questions answered by a panel of wedding professionals. If you have a question write asktheexperts@onewed.com What's the most unusual location you've heard of for a wedding? Helpful Links Elegant...

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Recycled Bride: A Budget-Friendly Green Bridal Shower

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Reduce, reuse, and recycle for an amazing and affordable bridal shower celebration! Whether you're a bride who's involved in planning your own shower, or a friend/relative throwing the party for your favorite engaged lady, you can create a fabulous green celebration for next to nothing. The key is to remember the 3 R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) with these tips: 1. Forget about wasteful disposable plates, cups and cutlery. You can set a beautiful and stylish table...

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Recycled Bride: Four Fabulous Green Hair Accessories for Eco-Chic Brides

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Make a Statement with these Eco-Friendly Bridal Hair Accessories! Pairing a unique hair accessory with your perfect wedding dress can be just the thing to complete your dream bridal look. Whether you choose to wear a traditional veil or not, the addition of a hair accessory like a jeweled comb, a fabric flower, or a feather fascinator will give you style for miles. You can even switch out hair accessories (or bridal hairdos!) when you remove your veil after the...

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DIY Wedding Reception Decor: An Enchanted Garden Vibe For Your Big Day

by Azure

I’ve already shared tips on pulling off an out-of-this-world Luau-themed rehearsal dinner. Now it’s time to reveal the secrets to creating an enchanted garden vibe at your wedding reception! For the Party City/Samantha Goldberg destination wedding reception, guests were asked to wear all white. At first, this seemed a bit conterintuitive to me… wouldn’t the bride want to be the only one wearing white? But once I saw all of the guests together, the men dressed in their...

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The Greenest Wedding Around: Couple Collects 400,000 Recyclable Cans To Fund July Nuptials

by Azure

On a scale from 1 to 10, how green are you?? And to what lengths would you go to make your wedding happen? A couple from Spokane, Washington set a July 31, 2010 wedding date, and because of their non-existent wedding budget, they got creative in an eco-friendly way. They didn't auction off their nuptials on E Bay, or hit up a big brand like Dr. Pepper to sponsor their wedding... Instead, they took to the streets and started collecting cans! Recyclable aluminum cans that is. ...

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Recycled Bride: Top 4 Eco-Chic Summer Bridesmaids Dresses For Less

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Etsy finds for green bridesmaids that won't break the bank! Your summer wedding should be easy, breezy, beautiful and green. And it's easy to outfit your bridesmaids in sustainable dresses that are adorable and affordable without harming the environment. Etsy is one of the best places to find these styles, and here are 4 of my favorite Etsy shops for the hottest bridesmaids styles of summer: 1.Gina Michele Vintage makes eco-friendly bamboo jersey dresses in...

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Create A Keepsake Magazine All About Your Wedding With Wedzines!

by Azure

With all of the vendors to book, checklist tasks to complete, invitations to send, and favors & gifts to pick out, it’s easy to lose sight of what your wedding is really about. It is, and should be, all about you and your groom! Don’t forget that! You’ll surely put together a wedding photo album of your own. But wouldn’t it be cool to create something a little bit different, something you can cherish forever? Enter Wedzines, a site where you can create a professionally...

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