Wedding Styles


Bridal Bikinis? Why not!

by Faye

Planning a beach wedding? Thinking about ditching the wedding dress altogether and rocking a bridal bikini down the white sand aisle? Or maybe you want a special suit for the honeymoon. Lucky for you Sports Illustrated cover girl Chrissy Teigen is capitalizing on her experience as a bride-to-be in the throes of wedding planning (she’s engaged to singer John Legend) and swim suit model to launch a bridal bikini line exclusively for the sexy swimwear brand, Beach Bunny. Modeled...

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Your Votes Revealed! 2013 Wedding Trends Survey

by Azure

Looks like it's time for some new trends, brideys! We asked you to vote on the top 31 trends happening in weddings this year, and tell us which ones you love, loathe, and couldn't care less about. Over 250 readers weighed in, and the results may surprise you! It turns out that many of the decor trends, you're ready to say goodbye to... but the food related trends still have you craving more. And the white aisle style trends (like sleeves and non-white wedding gowns) prove to have...

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13 Tips to Pull Off the Perfect Summer Wedding

by Azure

Summertime is the perfect time for outdoor I Do's! You can check snow, sleet, and frigid temps off your list of wedding planning worries, and count on walking the aisle bronzed and beautiful with the sun shining bright. However, every season, including summer, presents challenges for brides and grooms, but luckily we're here to help you execute the summer wedding of your dreams! If you follow the tips below as you plan your special day, you can sleep easy knowing that just about...

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Wedding Color Inspiration: Summer Pastels + Modern Chevron

by Azure

You already know that we love pastels, whether it's spring, summer, or winter! And once you take a peek at the dreamy inspiration board above, we're sure you'll be smitten with romantic pastels too! Just picture your bridesmaids in soft shades of pink, lilac, lemon, and periwinkle... With their mix and match styles pulled together with uniform gold strappy shoes... Consider a classic wedding cake topped with delicious cascading flowers. And add an element of unexpected...

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My Favorite Trends for Fall

by Bride Chic

With so many Autumn weddings happening out here in California I've been keeping an eye on trends for fall brides. You see, we've got all this great weather playing perfect host to vineyard and beach bashes. Meanwhile there's a whole country beyond the sunny West Coast where fall is definitely a time for bundling up and keeping the chill off. The point is, wherever you are, fall will be with us before we know it and you'll want in on some of the up and coming chic. STATEMENT BACKS -...

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Soft + Sweet Summer Wedding

by Azure

Natasha + Lloyd by Julie Pepin California's Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club served as the perfect backdrop for Natasha and Lloyd's dreamy summertime I Do's. The couple's wedding day style was timeless and romantic, with the bride walking the aisle in a sweet strapless all-lace wedding dress and classic layered tulle veil. Both the groomsmen and bridesmaids wore shimmery gray (with the 'maids donning mix and match styles), and the wedding flowers were to die for, in shades of pastel...

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31 Wedding Trends to Hitch or Ditch

by Azure

As a wedding blogger and a bride-to-be, I can go from loving to loathing any top trend in two shakes of a lamb's tail. I've even wished, at times, that there was a special place where played out wedding trends (like the Tiffany Blue + Chocolate Brown color scheme) could go to die. Sounds morbid I know, but here's my reasoning... The moment a once unique and trendy idea catches on and hits the masses, it becomes nearly inescapable (especially for industry insiders). And no matter...

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Your Blueprint to a Beautiful Jewish Wedding

by The Modern Jewish Wedding

Mazel Tov on your engagement! Planning your Jewish Wedding & including Jewish customs in your ceremony can mean more than just breaking a glass or dancing the Hora. From the signing of the Ketubah to Yihud there are many meaningful customs and traditions for you to consider and celebrate. Our Wedding Blueprint will first cover the Have-To’s (AKA, they’re required) & then we’ll add the fun, traditional and romantic choices Judaism allows you to include in your special...

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4th of July Wedding Roundup

by Azure

Are you seeing stars & stripes with the Fourth of July just two days away? I know I am! And I've been dreaming about firework displays, BBQ deliciousness, refreshing cocktails, and red white & blue! So I thought, what better way to kick off the holiday than with a festive roundup of patriotic wedding pretties! Once you take in all the lovely in the inspiration board above, scroll down to see so much more. P.S. This Stars & Stripes ideabook is also red, white and beautiful! ...

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Vintage Weddings: Downton Abbey Meets Jay Gatsby

by Bride Chic

Most brides I'm consulting these days are in awe of the Downton Abbey/Gatsby-inspired gowns and accessories spreading all over the the wedding blogs like fire. The pre-1920s right up to the era of Art Deco was a pivotal time in fashion. Women were freed of the corset and hobble skirt and wore looser undergarments. Silhouettes tended to be long and lean with dropped waists. Do you need to adopt the whole costume theme to go about getting the look? You can of course but you can also...

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Ditch the Ring Bearer Pillow for these Unforgettable Alternatives

by Azure

When the played out white satin ring bearer pillow just won't cut it, Etsy delivers big with some totally awesome alternatives for your wedding ceremony! From vintage pick-up trucks (see the photo above) to rustic wood boxes, antique tea cups and books with hidden compartments, you will be blown away by the creativity of these indie designers. I know I certainly was! No matter what style wedding you're planning, there's a ring bearer pillow alternative perfect for you. Take a...

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12 Delicious Signature Drinks for Summertime

by Azure

Saturday marked the first official day of Summer (yay!), and I'm sure many of you had fabulous weddings to attend this weekend! If you did, we'd love to hear about them in the comments section below! But first, indulge in our round-up of favorite signature drinks for summertime nuptials! 1.  Southern Bride INGREDIENTS: 2 Parts Gin | 1 Part Grapefruit Juice | 3 Dashes Maraschino Liqueur 2.  Moscow Mule INGREDIENTS: 2 oz of vodka | 3/4 oz of lime | 1/4 oz of simple syrup...

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25 Timeless Wedding Gowns from Aire Barcelona, 2014

by Azure

I've been waiting for the new Aire Barcelona bridal collection to arrive, and at long last, it's here! The collection is robust, with a whopping 109 gorgeous wedding gowns to choose from, so there is something perfect for every style of bride. From mermaid to ball gown, strapless to one-shoulder, lace, tulle, and illusion... Aire Barcelona delivers it all! The beading on some of these 2014 stunners is beyond amazing, and there are several statement back gems that will take your...

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5 DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Don’t let your wedding guests leave empty handed! While they certainly aren’t required, wedding favors are not only a nice gesture, but a great way to add another personal touch to your wedding day. Give your guests a sweet send-off and keepsake of your wedding with one of these creative DIY wedding favor ideas. 1. If you have a green thumb, send guests home with a living memento of your wedding in the form of small potted...

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Wedding Season Reality: Celebs Getting Hitched

by Azure

Wedding season is heating up, with blushing brides saying I Do from New York to California. And while Hollywood celebrities are known for breaking tradition (I.e. the baby in the baby carriage often comes before the marriage), summertime is still their favorite season to get hitched. Especially when it comes to reality T.V. brides-to-be! Kristin Cavallari (best known for her mean girl role on the non-reality reality show, The Hills) said I Do to Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler on...

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