Wedding Styles


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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Featured Long Beach Wedding: Sunny and Robert

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Alec and Ben of Weddirazzi Location, location, location! Sunny and Robert's wedding was incredibly fun to shoot, thanks to all of the rad locations we visited. The wedding festivities kicked off at the bride’s parents’ home in Long Beach, CA for a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. For the wedding ceremony, the couple chose the gorgeous Japanese garden at Cal State University Long Beach as their venue. The Korean bell... San Pedro lighthouse... and finally,...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Friendly Wedding Shoes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Green shoes (in every color!) for the green bride and her bridesmaids! Wedding-day shoes come in all different colors and styles, from sparkly stilettos to hip multi-hued Mary Janes. And while there are plenty of conventional sources for your bridal heels and bridesmaids' shoes, today I'm going to introduce you some of the best new styles in a growing market for eco-friendly shoes. What makes a shoe eco-friendly? Most green shoes are made of sustainable or...

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Featured Maryland Wedding: Morgan and Joe

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Megan Brittingham Photography Morgan and Joe's wedding was one of the most creative weddings I've ever been to! Everything was made by hand (including the wedding cake and the birdcage centerpieces), so this was truly a DIY wedding! Morgan came prepared with hot glue, needle and thread to finish the last minute DIY projects with the help of her bridesmaids. The wedding ceremony venue was absolutely stunning, complete with an elegant built-in pond filled with...

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Featured Wedding: The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs, CA

by Azure

Featured Wedding by FloralArt at the beautiful Parker Hotel This Palm Springs wedding is too lovely for words! Romantic, enchanted, organic... and so much more! Learn how to achieve a similar look for your big I Dos with the top tips and tricks below! Budget-Friendly Décor Tips: 1. Get fruity! Vibrant fruit (either in season fresh fruit or faux) is a great add to any wedding centerpiece! It’s unexpected, and when done well, will make such a statement. And a bunch of grapes...

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Recycled Bride: Wedding Bands For Your Groom

by Azure

About Recycled Bride A green wedding band is a man's best friend A wedding ring can symbolize not only your commitment to your partner, but your vow to help create a better, healthier world. So shouldn't you and your man be sporting wedding jewelry that's kind to the Earth and the workers who mine and create your gorgeous jewels? If you purchase a wedding band without knowing where its materials come from, you could be contributing to one of the most destructive industrial...

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Sports-Inspired Weddings: Chicago Blackhawks Win The Stanley Cup!

by Azure

Today is a big day for Chicago sports fans! Last night, the Blackhawks captured the Stanley Cup from the Philadelphia Flyers, the first time since 1961! So… GO HAWKS! To honor our beloved Hawks, I've put together a red, black, gold and white Blackhawks-inspired wedding theme. This wedding color palette is both rich and classic, and you can definitely go glam and chic while showing your groom some love! A little infusion of hockey and/or sports into the wedding planning, and...

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