As any fashion addict knows, accessories can make or break the outfit. Naturally, bridal fashions are not exempt from this all-important rule. No matter how grand your gown, or how stylish your shoes, it’s the little details that can take a look from “boring” to “beautiful.”
Compared with deciding on a dress and heels, accessory shopping is fairly simple, despite the wide range of possibilities you’ll have to consider. The top rule to keep in mind when selecting accessories is to always stay true to your personal style. If you’ve never been a girly-girl, don’t limit yourself to dainty pearls and floral accents.
If you’re an old soul with a love for vintage style, don’t force yourself to choose modern trends. Remember when shopping that the goal of accessorizing is to highlight your personality, not to pile on as many pretty jewels as is humanly possible. If it doesn’t match your personality, it’s not right for you!
If you’re not sure where to begin your accessory search, Etsy is a wonderful place to get started! This site is filled with handmade, unique jewelry and hairpieces in every style imaginable, and at reasonable prices. The only downside? There are so many products to look through! The task can be rather daunting for new users, and understandably so. To make it a bit easier, I’ve put together a quick list of my personal Etsy wedding favorites, organized by (of course!) personality types.
Girly-Girl & Romantic Brides
Blushing Garden Pearl Beaded Cuff – $148
Triple Strand Crystal Pearls – $92
Stacked Pearl Necklace and Earrings – $37
Pearl Teardrop Necklace – $26
Bohemian & Natural Brides
“Peaceful Moment” Headband – $36
Spring Blossom Double Chain Necklace – $38
Old Soul & Retro Brides
Ivory Pearl and Rhinestone Comb – $45
Blusher Birdcage Veil – $62
So, ladies, do you have any accessory shopping advice for other brides, or any favorite Etsy finds?
(Photo Credits: Etsy)