As your big day approaches, you are going to think about more things and details than you ever thought possible. Starting with your wedding dress and hairstyle, nail polish, makeup, flowers for your bouquet, shoes, and of course, jewellery. While for some, this might not be important, others know that it’s those different jewellery pieces that are going tie your dream wedding day look together. If you’re not sure how to find the perfect wedding jewellery, we’ve prepared a few guidelines for you.
In the past, women wore strands of pearls on their wedding day because it was tradition, but these days they are much more creative with their necklace choices. With so many different necklines to choose from, it was only natural that necklaces will change accordingly. Brides in love with sweetheart necklines will look great wearing those strands of pearls and delicate necklaces with pendants, but if you’re thinking about a daring V neckline, it’s going to look better with a longer necklace with a big pendant. Brides who decide to wear a scoop neckline wedding dress will look amazing wearing a shorter necklace with pendants that add volume.
We mentioned that pearls used to be worn by brides a lot, but that doesn’t mean they’re obsolete. On the contrary, there is something about them that makes them perfect for a bridal look – they’re elegant, delicate, and give that soft touch that makes women look and feel like princesses. They are romantic too – there’s no need to cut and polish them; they come perfectly formed and ready to be worn. That being said, more women are choosing to wear pearl jewellery that’s not really traditional – open rings, studded earrings, and simple pearl pendants are very popular.
Over the past few years, brides have replaced their delicate earrings with statement ones, and they seem to be as popular among wedding guests and bridesmaids too. Wearing large earrings will draw attention to the bride’s face and make her beaming smile stand out even more. Teardrop and chandelier statement earrings are among the most popular pieces of bridal jewellery in Australia, and they look particularly nice on brides who wear their hair in half updos or elegant buns. You can also choose to wear large hoops or drop earrings but make sure you coordinate metals and stones to the rest of your bridal jewellery.
Just when you thought that delicate tiaras are the only thing suitable for a bride to wear, beautiful, bold headpieces take the stage. Big headbands embellished with crystals, pearls, and flowers are wholly bridal and insanely glamorous, and they will make any bride look like royalty. What is more, they are also very practical because they help keep the hair out of the bride’s face and will add elegance to any wedding hairstyle too. They are incredibly popular in Spain thanks to various designers, but Buffuna Hats seems to be particularly popular among brides.
Mixing vintage and modern
If you don’t want to buy something that you’re only going to wear once, don’t worry – many brides are choosing to wear jewellery that’s not too extravagant that that can be worn on other occasions too. If there is a special piece that means a lot to you, you can find a way to incorporate it into your wedding look. You can build the rest of your bridal jewellery choices around the one piece that’s special to you and continue to wear it in the years to come.
Your wedding jewellery should subtly complement your look, but if you’re a fan of bold and statement pieces, there is nothing stopping you from rocking them on your wedding day. If you’re a fan of subtle vintage pieces, you should try to make them work with your wedding dress, but you shouldn’t be afraid of trying something new if you feel like changing your style. Wedding jewellery trends are constantly changing, and you can easily find something that works for you.