Congratulations, you’re getting married! But where to begin? With so much planning and prepping to do and your wedding dress taking centre stage, accessories can be overlooked. Whether you are keeping it traditional with something old, new, borrowed and blue, or just looking for those accessories that add that special touch, these ideas should inspire you and hopefully get one thing ticked off of that never-ending to do list.
We all know your wedding day will be emotional and what better way to shield your watery eyes than a veil! Some may find veils a little too old fashioned, but when it comes to bridal wear, they are timeless and can really add a touch of class to your look. At the end of the day, you need to feel comfortable in your outfit and it’s important that you choose the right length veil for you and that it matches not just the colours, but your style and overall look for your wedding.
Headpieces If you are opting for something different to a traditional veil, there are so many beautiful bridal headpieces out there that will really add that WOW factor to your hairstyle. If you want your wedding day to have more of a rustic feel, then a floral headband will give a cute, folk feel to your look. Alternatively a tiara or a jewelled headpiece will be equally show-stopping. A headpiece or fascinator will tend to look better with an up-do so remember, really consider what hairstyle you are going for.
Jewellery One way to add that personal touch and take your look to a whole new level is by accessorising using jewellery. In choosing a necklace, it is crucial you choose one that is suited to the neckline of your dress. Sometimes less is more; if your dress has a very detailed, ornate body, then we would suggest choosing some statement earrings instead. You don’t want things to start looking overcrowded! When getting married, jewellery is a common element to fit the something old, new, borrowed or blue tradition. There are many ways to incorporate those tiny details in beautifully designed accent pieces meant to complement your wedding dress (and you!).
Cover-Ups Cover-ups are the perfect way to look elegant and stay warm and cosy during a winter wedding. There are so many beautiful fur stoles and boleros out there. There are also more decorative cover-ups available, such as lace, and these are a must have if you are getting married in a religious setting that requires your shoulders to be covered. They can be simple and understated but really pack a punch and leave a lasting impression on your guests.
Hopefully this has given you some inspiration for your big day. Just remember the most important thing is that you feel calm, comfortable and the best, most beautiful version of yourself!