Bridal Sandals

Bridal sandals for summer and destination weddings

Wedding sandals

It’s official…destination weddings are on the increase! Greece, Turkey…anywhere hot and sunny is the place to hold your ceremony and reception for 2013-2014. The trend for moving your party abroad is particularly popular with younger brides who quote cost as the main factor in making this decision. So, with a lower budget event, all the more left to spend on…well, the brides outfit of course!

Summer and destination brides tend to opt for lightweight, floaty dresses – particularly one-shoulder numbers or anything with a Boho or Grecian touch! Accessories might be minimal for this bridal look but they do need to be right…choosing shoes, jewellery and tiara that are easy to wear, comfortable and delicate is essential! Perhaps a headpiece made with fabric and bead detailing rather than a comparably heavy, solid metal headband. A thin delicate cubic zirconia bracelet with matching studs rather than a large, statement necklace set and bridal sandals with plenty of straps and a comfortable heel height.

Bridal sandals with straps, flats or strappy heels are best suited to summer weddings and weddings abroad. Brides need maximum comfort in hot climates but there is nothing wrong with a touch of added glamour – it is your wedding day after all and in addition to feeling comfortable, brides want to feel beautiful as well! Choose from a range of ankle strap sandals – such as Benjamin Adams Alba, Party by Pink – crossover strappy peep-toes, Precious – a two-part diamante encrusted shoe or Heaven – a flat, diamante detail gladiator sandal ideal for a beach ceremony!

Don’t forget, even if you choose a practical pair of pumps, you can always transform your look with a pair of crystal heels for the evening reception!

July 10, 2013 in Wedding Shoes
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Pearl and Crystal Bridal Jewellery

Pearl and Crystal Bridal Jewellery

Pearl and Crystal Bridal Jewellery

Browse our stunning new range of pearl and crystal bridal jewellery for brides searching for that ultimate accessory for a vintage-style look! Perfect with lace dresses, classic gowns or even a retro-style number…pearls add subtlety to your outfit and add a hint of class. If you choose pearls combined with Swarovski crystals in your accessories then you are guaranteed added sparkle.

Choose from our new pearl cluster comb with multi-sized ivory pearls set within an assymetric shaped comb on a rhodium, light silver setting and accented with sparkly stones. Our NEW pearl vine bracelet has a stunning interwoven design of delicate moulded vine shapes swirled together featuring pearls in between. There is a matching vine necklace set to complement the bracelet so you can co-ordinate an entire look. The pearl drop earrings are simply elegant – a floral leaf design in two tiers completed with a round, irridescent pearl. The collection boasts many new additions including a variety of cluster pearl and crystal necklace sets, a choice of six bracelets and some of the Martine Wester bridal pieces which also combine classic pearls with timeless crystal.

Pearl and crystal jewellery will match any shade of ivory wedding gown perfectly…there simply isn’t a look more feminine!

July 9, 2013 in Pearl and Crystal Jewellery
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Unique Bridal Shoes

Unique Bridal Shoes by Harriet Wilde

Unique Bridal Shoes by Harriet Wilde

Unique chic is the buzzword on the bridal catwalk for 2013. Anything different, novel or eclectic will do for brides trying to create that wow factor for their big day! From vintage brooch bouquets handcrafted with hundreds of pieces of jewellery to a pair of sculptured, piece of art bridal shoes…your bridal accessories will enhance and add a special element to your overall look.

Harriet Wilde shoes are particularly fitting for the bride who wants to shine. Luxury, designer heels…with a designer price tag of course but definitely worth the investment. The Sakura have been photographed in just about every wedding magazine in the world and are infamous for their ornate, floral metal trim heel. Equally as stunning, the Gardenia feature a pearl droplet and the 2013 styles launched at the White Gallery are coming soon on our website.

Eagerly anticipated and already much raved about in the press, the new designs are even more imaginative with a mix and match option for any heel height you choose, antique gold trims and a cute box clutch to match the famous shoes! Watch this space for the new range!

June 21, 2013 in Wedding Shoes

Pointed Toe Bridal Courts

Grace Pointed Toe Bridal Courts

Grace Bridal Shoes

If you’re looking for designer bridal shoes without a hefty designer price tag…look no further than the couture range of silk and leather footwear by renowned brand Benjamin Adams. A stunning collection of over 25 gorgeous styles including crystal platforms, vintage peep toes and glamorous wedding sandals you will be spoilt for choice!

Benjamin Adams Grace is the highlight of the collection with a stunning, slim high heel, contemporary pointed-toe shape, ruched silk detail and vintage crystal brooch feature. Manufactured in Spain and designed with the comfort of brides in mind, the insoles and sole are made using luxurious leather and the vamp with the finest ivory duchesses silk. A co-ordinating handbag called ‘Kate’ completes the look with matching trim and brooch detail.

Ideal to complete a stunning, vintage lace gown whether you’ve chosen tea-length or floor length fishtail, these glamorous heels lend themselves well to almost any style of wedding dress!

June 13, 2013 in Benjamin Adams, Wedding Shoes
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Feather Bridal Headband

Feather Bridal Headbands and Headpieces

Feather Bridal Headband

Brides are forever looking for something unique to complete their bridal look. Feather headpieces and headbands have become increasingly popular recently – truly twenties in style and inspired by flourishing elegance and glamour of the vintage era – you have to be a bold bride to carry off such a statement headpiece! Perfect to co-ordinate with a simple, classic or slinky bias cut wedding gown, a feather headband such as the Tiffany, Lana clip with crystals orTiera couture sinamay with giant plume is the epitomy of style!

The beautiful mix of soft, ivory feathers with sparkling Swarovski crystals makes these pieces a stunning fashion statement. With such an amazing hair adornment, you won’t need any other accessory – keep it simple and team with a pair of small, stud earrings and minimal jewellery. Create a full-on, twenties-inspired glamour look or a subtle, feminine finishing touch – the choice is yours.

June 5, 2013 in Bridal Hair Accessories, Bridal Jewellery
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Flower Bridal Jewellery

Foral Bridal Jewellery

Floral Bridal Jewellery

Whether you’re a bride looking for a feminine bridal look or are planning a themed wedding based around flowers, garden or the outdoors – floral bridal jewellery is a must-have accessory for your wedding day!

Choose from bridal earrings, combs, cuffs and headbands with a distinct flower motif including pieces such as our Rose Bridal Cuff, Carmela Swarovski crystal headband, Cherish earrings or Rosetta Comb. Take your pick from pieces of luxurious rhodium plated jewellery styled with designs created from roses, daisies and leaves or vines. A statement floral headpiece can add drama to your hair or a pretty, vintage comb will add an element of elegance to your outfit. Floral jewels are always chic and ultra feminine co-ordinating particularly well with classic, flamboyant, princess-style gowns or equally with a sleek, vintage dress.

Create an on-trend romantic bridal look by carefully selecting a few co-ordinating pieces of jewellery with floral designs to mix and match your perfect look!

 

 

June 3, 2013 in Bridal Jewellery
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Louis Mariette Bridal Headpieces

Louis Mariette Designer Headpieced

Louis Mariette Headpieces

Stunning new bejewelled headbands by renowned designer to the stars Louis Mariette. Fabulous additions to the bridal collection which has expanded recently to include stunning, statement tiaras, large headpieces and headbands of various designs and colourways.

Kate is a classic, alice band style bridal hair accessory with a twisted crystal design which will suit almost any bridal gown. Flora – a laurel inspired headpiece with sprays of long navette crystals to create a dramatic headpiece and Beatrix, a unique tiara band featuring a mix of different shapes of crystal. Priced from £150 upwards, these new additions offer an affordable designer finishing touch for brides who don’t want to spend a fortune on their accessories. After all, the headpiece needs to be the focus of any bridal look!

June 2, 2013 in Louis Mariette
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Pearl Bridal Jewellery

Pearl and Crystal Bridal Jewellery

Pearl and Crystal Bridal Jewellery

Pearls, pearls and more pearls – the classic bridal look is never without timeless pearls. If you’re looking to create a modern wedding day picture then choose a mix of pearl and crystal jewellery to complete your outfit. The soft, ivory hue of this precious stone in a piece of jewellery is always set off beautifully with sparkling Swarovski crystals to create shine without being too overpowering. Some brides prefer a subtle look and pearls mixed with crystals is the perfect compromise if you still want to wear ultra special accessories!

Choose a pair of pretty, swirl pearl and crystal drop earrings, a luxurious stretch bridal bracelet pictured above by Martine Wester with pretty crystal bow detail or a pair of vintage studs accented with clear baguette crystals.  Our Pearl and Crystal collection offers brides different styles of floral necklace sets, cuff bracelets, statement pearl headbands or delicate bead and crystal combs. For the ultimate luxury, choose a quality headpiece made using freshwater pearls by Ivory and Co such as the Dior Headband or Carla Tiara.

Whatever you choose, pearl accessories are the perfect finishing touch for a classic or vintage bridal gown.

June 1, 2013 in Pearl and Crystal Jewellery
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Prom Shoes

Black and Gold Prom Outfit

Black and Gold Prom Outfit

Prom season is upon us…and finding the right prom shoes and accessories to complete the dress is an oh so important process! Don’t leave your accessories as an afterthought – the right earrings, cuff, shoes and handbag make the difference between an outfit and a great outfit!

Our selection of designer prom shoes by top brands such as Pink Occasion and Alisha Hill are sure to give you plenty of choice no matter what style of dress you have chosen. For the long, ballgown affair, a pair of strappy sandals is definitely the call of the day so how about some silver beauties with a diamante trim? If you want to create a funky, modern look then platforms are your best choice – the most stunning, glitter encrusted styles by Pink Prom shoes featuring Aaliyah – a glitter wedge with ankle strap, Ashlee – a peep-toe platform and Brandi – a crossover sandal with added sparkle! For a playful pop of colour, why not choose from the new range of rainbow crystal shoes in shades of silver, gold, blue and fuschia. Alisha Hill offers high fashion styles such as Miley (Pictured above) in patent gold and black – a stunning pair of black prom sandals to finish a black and gold prom dress!

The key to choosing amazing accessories is always to keep it simple! A pair of pretty little gold crystal bow earrings will set off a short prom dress beautifully. For a longer, more elegant gown opt for some stylish chandelier earrings for red-carpet styling. Choose a cuff or bracelet to match, add a handbag and you are ready for an amazing prom night!

 

May 18, 2013 in Alisha Hill, Evening Shoes, Prom Shoes
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Gatsby Jewellery

Gatsby Jewellery

Gatsby Bridal Jewellery and Hair Accessories

Shop 1920s bridal accessories in advance of the much anticipated remake of the year – The Great Gatsby. Stunning pieces of deco bridal jewellery feature in this amazing movie – pearl and crystal handlets with beautiful Charleston style motifs, headbands with pearl droplets and intricate vintage detailing and stunning earrings and bracelets from this flamboyant fashion era!

Our top selling bridal brands are hot on the trail of new designs which are reminiscent of Twenties styling. Our new Flapper Headband by Louis Mariette is a spray crystal design with beautiful droplets of pearl to create movement. A range of long drop earrings by Martine Wester aim to please and feathers feature prominently in the Lana clip by Ivory and Co. The Flora Headband by Jennifer Behr is a stunning version of vintage style headpieces and the distinct Art Deco motifs in the crystals along with the fabric finish make this a much sought after piece!

Browse our range of bridal jewellery to find other vintage-inspired gems such as our Grace Handlet or Grace Luxe Forehead Band from our Signature Collection. Focus on adorning every part of you with sprinkles of crystal and pearl to re-create the sophisticated charm and elegance of this influential decade.

May 8, 2013 in Bridal Jewellery
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