Wedding Accessories: The Key to Elevating Your Bridal Aesthetic

Wedding Accessories: The Key to Elevating Your Bridal Aesthetic

May 05, 2023

You have your partner and your ring. Congratulations!


Celebrating your love with a wedding is such an exciting time in life!  With so many decisions to make and details to nail down for the celebration, something that can get overlooked or put off until the last minute is completing the bridal look with accessories. These small details can make a big impact and add a touch of personalization to the ceremony, but choosing what to add and navigating the bridal landscape can be daunting!  Let's break down a few of the different bridal accessory categories!


Veils and Hair Accessories 

Veils are a timeless and classic accessory that add elegance and tradition to any wedding dress.  Sometimes they can even be the piece that take a dress from evening gown to wedding dress and often the addition of the veil is what really gets you in your bridal feels! From long, cathedral-length veils to simple shorter veils, there are numerous options to choose from.


Apart from veils, hair accessories such as tiaras, hair combs, and hairpins can also enhance the bride's look.  When looking into hair accessories, it's important to consider your planned bridal hairstyle before committing to any pieces!



Jewelry can be a truly special part of the bride's ensemble adding extra sparkle and memento to the overall look. From necklaces to earrings, bracelets, and rings, there are numerous styles and option to choose from when considering jewelry for your wedding day. Popular choices include classic pearl jewelry, added sparkle with diamond jewelry, or a touch of whimsy with colorful stones.


Purchasing bridal jewelry can a really special purchase.  Finding a high quality piece to wear on your wedding day can mean adding an heirloom to your jewelry box.  This is an area where you can select a piece that can be worn year after year, instantly transporting you back to the day you said "I do".  Maybe your bridal jewelry can even make an appearance at a future family members big day!


Belts and Sashes

Belts and sashes are popular accessories that can add a touch of personality to a bridal look. They come in various styles, from simple and elegant to bejeweled and ornate, and can add a pop of color or sparkle to the wedding dress.  Belts and sashes are a great way to add some interest to a clean, modern wedding gown style.  They are also a great way to add shape to a gown and accentuate your waist, particularly for column style gowns.



Gloves are a classic accessory that have recently made a resurgence in the bridal landscape. They come in different lengths, from wrist-length to elbow-length and can be made of various materials such as tulle, lace or satin.  Gloves are a fun accessory that can be paired with your wedding gown, or any other bridal looks!  A pair of tulle gloves alongside a short mini dress for your after party look? We love!



For brides getting married in colder weather, or planning nuptials at an outdoor venue, selecting a jacket to pair with your bridal look can be an essential part of not only completing your look but keeping you comfortable!  There are quite a few options when it comes to jackets.  From lace boleros, to studded denim and custom leather there is a style to complement most any bridal look.  


Wedding accessories add a touch of personality and are a great way to make your wedding day outfit uniquely you. From veils and hair accessories to jewelry, gloves, belts, and jackets, there are several options to choose from and navigating through the options can be daunting. That's why we're here!  Book an accessory appointment  to work one on one with a bridal stylist who can answer all your questions and help you consider the different styles and options available to you!  Above all else, we want you to find the pieces that complement your personality and make you feel like your most beautiful and confident self!


Contact us today at 503-297-9622 or to learn more about booking an Accessory Appointment!


Image Courtesy of Dizon Photography and August Veils