Veils and Accessories


Ban.do’s Black Label Collection for Brides

by Brooklyn Bride

Ban.do's Black Label series of hairpieces was recently released, and they are stunners! Clearly, they're not for everyone, but definitely would make a big impression coming down the aisle. Sadly most are sold out since they use real vintage pieces, but there are still some available so you should grab them while you can!

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Bridal Fashion Sites for the Imaginative Bride

by Bride Chic

You might want an edgier look than what you’re finding in the bridal salons. Or maybe white is not quite your thing. Dreaming about that Art Deco chemise or floor-length suit, you simply can’t get going the traditional route? You may just have to venture out beyond the the salon to find what you want. But the good news is... because brides are changing, so are designers. A couple off the charts bridal fashion sites have emerged the past few years: Think BHLDN and Ruche. Once...

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20 Favorite iPhone Cases for Brides

by Azure

At long last, the iPhone 5 has arrived! And it's no secret that modern brides love their smartphones! The trusty iPhone lets brides plan on the go, and stay inspired every step of the way... But just like your wedding, you want your iPhone to stand out (at the very least, so you can find it in your overcrowded purse!) and scream YOU. So scoop up a pretty, personalized iPhone case for your 4 or 5, to add a little bling, art or standout style to the palm of your hand. Check out 20...

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So Worth the Splurge: Oscar de la Renta Wedding Shoes and Accessories

by Azure

If you're looking for a good place to blow the excess cash in your wedding budget (fingers crossed you have some), I've got four words for you... Oscar de la Renta! Oscar's bridal shoes, belts, and wedding jewelry cost a pretty penny, but you'll feel like a million bucks walking the white aisle in one of these delicious designer gems. The wedding shoes are classic, elegant, and understatedly beautiful, and the earrings (like the dramatic drop pair below) are heaven on...

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What’s Your Wedding Day LAMD?

by Azure

You shouldn't need one when you walk down the aisle, but it's always better to be safe than sorry! I love me some Andy Cohen and Bravo TV. So when Andy mentioned LAMDs (pronounced lam-dee, short for 'Look At Me Device') on Watch What Happens Live, I was instantly smitten with the expression. So... what exactly is a LAMD? It's a certain something that sets your style apart, something bold that draws everyone's attention. Like, a big hat, statement necklace, or dangerously high...

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Bride & Groom Gift Idea: May28 Custom Instagram Watches

by Brooklyn Bride

May28, the online watch shop with only the coolest designs, has done one better and created InstaWatch, a platform that makes it possible for you to add your own Instagram images to their watches! These would make seriously great gifts for the bride and groom (imagine his and her watches with images of them smashing cake in each others faces!), or for your bridal party. Above are a couple mockups from my own Instagram feed...I might just have to order one for myself!

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10 One-of-a-Kind Cameo Wedding Finds

by Azure

I've always loved vintage cameos, and thanks to the explosion of sites like Etsy, it's easier than ever before to infuse cameos into your special day. You can find authentic antique cameo pieces for your wedding jewelry or bouquet, or choose wedding stationery or decor featuring elegant cameo designs. Take a peek at ten of my favorite finds below...

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Spanish Bridal Couture Splashes Down

by Bride Chic

Perusing Spanish Vogue to get inspiration for my, "Spain 2013" series on Bride Chic, I couldn't resist posting the latest a la mode off the runway from four of my favorite Spanish designers, Patricia Avendano, Rosa Clara,Yolan Cris  and Victorio Lucchino. If I could sum up in a few words what's happening in Spanish bridal couture it would be a dose of modesty mixed up with pure flamboyance. Add in some good old fashioned Spanish tradition, like the donning of beautiful fans and...

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50 Shades Of… a Bride’s Something Blue

by Azure

If you're looking for a racy read (a la 50 Shades of Grey), you won't find it here. Although we do discuss wedding night sexy time in this post by Bitchless Bride: Oooh Baby Baby… Ba Bridey Bridey… Push it Real Good. What I can promise to deliver, however, is loads of handmade bridal style eye candy to lead you to that perfect something blue! Believe it or not, there are actually at least 59 shades of blue (if you ask Wikipedia), from ice blue to navy blue, turquoise,...

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Sweet Edible Necklaces, Bouquets and More

by Azure

The statement necklace above is sure to put any bride in a sunshiny state of mind. But what's even more magical than the intricate detailing and whimsical design, is that it's completely crafted from sugary sweet candy. Amazing, isn't it? We have Andie's Specialty Sweets to thank for this knockout piece, and as you'll see below, Andie has plenty more sweet tricks up her sleeves! Another fabulous Etsy seller for all things sweet is Vintage Confections. I especially love the fancy...

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Exquisite Wedding Hair Accessories and Bridal Veils by Bethany Lorelle

by Azure

Ready to see some ultra stunning wedding head chic, handcrafted by the talented Bethany Lorelle? I just discovered this designer on Etsy, and fell hard for her divine designs! Once you take a peek at the handmade pretties below, head on over to this gorgeous gallery for lots more!

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Would You Top Off Your Wedding Day Look with a Romantic Mantilla Veil?

by Azure

These gorgeous photos will make you say YES! Wondering what makes a mantilla a mantilla? Defined, the mantilla is usually cut on a circle of lace or tulle and bordered with lace trim around the edges. The traditional mantilla, originating as the Spanish mantilla, is oval shaped and worn at the top of the head, secured with pins or attached to a head piece. Here's a bit of history on the mantilla veil from Bride Chic... The mantilla originated in the warmer climates of Spain circa...

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9 Sweet Treats for the Bride-to-Be

by Azure

No, we're not talking about cake tastings or sampling for the wedding reception candy bar... we're talking sweet thoughtful gifts for the bride in your life! Whether you're just feeling generous, or have a little making up to do (ahem, Groomie- did you drop the ball on your minor planning tasks? Or hey bridesmaid- did you ditch out on the bridal shower at the last minute? Or totally disregard all those RSVP requests?), we've rounded up nine gifts that will surely put a smile on any...

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