Archive for January 2010

The Knot Best of Weddings 2010

We are proud to announce that Big City Bride has been rated by local brides and voted The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 Pick.  It is truly an honor and a blessing to have been chosen for this award.  We thank all the brides, grooms, and fans who voted for us- without you this would... Read more »

New 2010 Wedding Colors

Here are the top wedding color schemes for weddings in 2010. Purples– Lavender is lovely year-round and can pair up with a number of other colors to add great contrast displaying both soft and bold coloring. Peach & Pink– These hot new shades won’t remind you of the 80’s anymore.  Pastels are back and better... Read more »

Touches Of Color

We can never say this too much… DON’T BE AFRAID OF COLOR!!!!!  There are so many possibilities when you go outside of the white box and experiment with some colors.  You can add color by accessorizing with it!  Wear a bright colored shoe like the one below, or wear a colorful hairpin. If you do... Read more »

Wrap Yourself With A Shawl

Most bridal gowns have thin straps or are completely strapless, so keeping yourself warm-especially in Chicago- can become an issue.  In addition, the weather can be very unpredictable so it is always smart to keep a cute wrap close by-plus they always make a cute accessory!  Stay tuned for more from Big City Bride

Bridal Jewelry

In addition to your one and only wedding band, you can add some earrings, a necklace, and even bracelets! Whether you want to be conservative or add some sparkle to your accessories (please disregard Heidi Montag’s over the top jewelry) we have some ideas for you!  Keep you look elegant, classy, and don’t be afraid... Read more »

Bridal Accessories!

Are you the type of person who loves to accessorize?  So why not spice up your wedding gown with a few fun accessories?  There are so many ways in which you can add your own touch to your gown.  You do not have to limit yourself, let your something new be a colorful clutch or... Read more »

Antique Accessories

Whether you are having a traditional wedding or not, adding “something old” to your Big Day is always fun.  You can wither buy vintage accessories or borrow something from a close friend or family member.  Vintage accessories are a gorgeous touch to your already amazing wedding gown!  Stay tuned for more from Big City Bride

Affinia Chicago Hosts "Everything but the Wedding..."

“Everything but the Wedding” is a bridal showcase event on Wednesday, January 27 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Affinia Hotel.  Brides-to-be along with their family and friends are all invited to the event, which features experts who specialize in the activities surrounding your big day! Throughout the evening guest will sip on cocktails learn... Read more »

Customize Your Stamps!

If you are looking for some ideas on what to do with you save-the-dates, invitations, or thank you cards, then consider customizing your stamps.  This is a great way to make these letters more personal!  Zazzle has a number of made to order options to choose from, as well as the option to create your... Read more »

50,000 Ways To Customize Your Wedding Shoes

Nina Shoes is now offering 5 different shoe styles, 3 different heel heights, and 16 different bow and heel colors.  Begin with a choice of shoe, including the Paladin and the Electra.  Then use the drop-down menus to customize your shoe colors.  Not entirely sure whether you should go with the red rouge luster satin... Read more »