Wedding Styles


A Dreamy Wedding Color Palette Mixing Lights, Brights, and Neutrals

by Azure

I spotted this stunning San Diego wedding on Style Me Pretty shot by Ashleigh Taylor Photography, and the bride's bouquet stopped me in my tracks! It was made up mainly of roses and ranunculus, in shades of coral, burnt orange, pink, and tan. Since beige and tan wedding blooms are often outside the bride's realm of thinking, this color combination is totally unique. Latte sounds a little bit sexier than beige and tan though, right? So let's stick with that to help brides embrace the...

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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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9 Ways to Pull Off the Wedding of Your Dreams

by Azure

Wedding planning is hard, especially if you're juggling a full-time job while blissfully engaged. And it's easy to lose sight of what's truly important. In my five years of working with brides, grooms, and vendors, I've picked up priceless nuggets of wisdom on everything from finding the perfect wedding dress, to decorating on a dime. Now as a bride-to-be, I have an even better understanding of the joys and toils of wedding planning, and a new sense of respect for every couple...

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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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The Crocheted Wedding Dress

by Bride Chic

Wednesday on Bride Chic I posted about a woman I knew who hand crocheted her own wedding veil. That was seven years ago and the first crocheted veil I'd ever laid eyes on. Fast forward to Fall 2014 Bridal and not only are crocheted laces trending as trims on wedding dresses, check out some of these allover crocheted creations. That is, as in, completely crocheted! I never imagined there were so many jaw-dropping styles both new and vintage. I began perusing through these...

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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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25 Lacy Little White Dresses for the Reception

by Azure

How many brides are wearing a second look for the reception, currently on the hunt for the perfect LWD? Well, look no more because we've rounded up some of the prettiest little white (and ivory!) wedding dresses around. The best part? Each and every one of them can be purchased online. Just click the link below the photo when you find a frock you love. Don't forget to ideabook them too! Aren't these lacy stunners sweet?? Which style is your absolute favorite?       ...

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Don’t Be a Wedding Video Wrecker

by Azure

Before the domination of smart phones and social networks, the task of being a top-notch wedding guest was fairly straightforward. RSVP, show up on time, purchase a gift, and don't drink the open bar dry. Easy, right? Not so much anymore! In this technology-driven, uber social world that we live in, there's a whole new set of rules for wedding guest etiquette. Just take a read of our 13 Do's and Don'ts and 10 Commandments for guests. Our 6th commandment? Honor the couple and PAY...

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Last Call to Win $1,000 Wedding Shoes from Valentino

by Azure

Our Valentino Couture giveaway ends tomorrow night at midnight, but you still have plenty of time to enter to win!! There are $1,000 pumps on the line, a splurge we're sure you won't want to miss out on! We are looking for the best fall-inspired ideabook of 15 or more photos, and if you submit our favorite, you will win these covetable Valentino heels in black & gold or beige & champagne (your choice): Now onto what's really important... the steps for you to enter to win: Step...

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DIY Wedding in Santa Fe: Traditional Meets Offbeat

by Azure

Ashley and Christopher tied the knot at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was the perfect ceremony venue for the super creative couple, mixing Hispanic adobe culture with traditional iconic orthodox symbolism and art. While the heartwarming ceremony was the epitome of traditional, the couple's reception (at Aldea de Santa Fe) was quite the opposite! Two tiny robots (handmade and hand-painted by the groom) topped off the wedding cake, and paper cranes DIY'd...

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Bridezilla, Meet Bridechilla

by Azure

There's a new bridal sheriff in town, and she's a downright pleasure to work with. Her name is Bridechilla, and she floats through the wedding planning process with style and grace! Defined... Bride • chill • a : a soon to be married lady who is unflappable (cool, calm and collected), equanimous (perfectly poised, dependable and level-headed), and the true antithesis of everything a bridezilla represents. And I think all of us nearlyweds could steal a few pages from...

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10 Timeless Tips for Brides from Vera Wang

by Azure

Awhile back, WWD asked the great Vera Wang to share her top tips for brides on everything from fashion to beauty, flowers and photography. And today we're sharing this wisdom with you... so that your walk down the aisle is everything you've dreamed about and more! 1 - Comfort Is Key: You must love your wedding day look, and feeling comfortable when you walk down the aisle is incredibly important. If you feel comfortable, you'll radiate confidence, making you the most beautiful...

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8 Tips to Maintain Balance & Sanity as a Working Bride

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

Some days it is hard enough to check items off the ever-growing list of “To-Do’s” at the office. But, add to the mix the additional job of planning your wedding and life can get a little, well, “Insane!” In fact, back in 2010, Forbes Magazine found out what happens when those of us that work plan our weddings on company time. According to those surveyed, brides "admitted" to spending at least 10 hours a week planning their weddings. Since you probably didn’t get the...

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Stalking the Look Books: Eliza Jane Howell Bridal

by Bride Chic

Isn't there something to really love about those body-clinging gowns evoking 1930's Hollywood glam? They're perfect for showing off curves and rewarding bodies that work out. London designer, Eliza Jane Howell has captured this golden era of fashion with a dash of modern thrown in for today's bride. If you love what you see here, believe me, her collection is extensive and these wedding dresses are just the beginning of a gorgeous cavalcade of thirties-inspired fashion you'll find...

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