Bridesmaids are such a big part of a brides big day, showing support and strength throughout the process from beginning to end...but oh what a time it is to be a bridesmaid ! Shoes, bags, jewellery, flowers, robes and not forgetting the dress. There are so many styles to choose from and we are in a time when pretty much anything goes, floral, pastel, monochrome and not to mention the trends emerging in 2017 that is a two piece skirt and top combo or patterned fabric. This is a great trend as it will lead the way for more individual bridesmaid styles.
When choosing bridesmaids dresses think of how their style will compliment or coordinate with your wedding dress, with this in mind when choosing accessories for your bridesmaids we would suggest personalised pieces which make for the perfect bridesmaids gift. Necklaces with the bridesmaids initial and gemstones to match the dress are hugely popular, a beautiful keepsake, personal and will definitely be worn again and again.
When it comes to hair accessories metallic shimmering leaves, vines and floral elements will be hugely popular this year, last year fresh flowers and floral crowns abounded but do keep in mind that your hair accessory will live on for many years unlike fresh flowers unfortunately.
There are so many ways now to show gratitude to your bridesmaids, with gifts becoming more inventive, thoughtful and personal. We see so many different accessories such as bridesmaids goodie bags, personalised dress hangers, matching patterned robes, personalised wine bottles and glasses, makeup bags and lets not forget the mini emergency kits which are becoming a necessity. Oh those lucky bridesmaids!
Your wedding shoes are without a doubt one of the most important pairs of shoes you’ll ever own. They’ll walk you up and down the aisle, see you through the wedding photos, and dance you across the floor with your new husband. So, it’s no surprise that some brides feel the pressure when picking out their all-important shoes – it’s kind of a big deal, so if you think the only option when it comes to wedding shoes are classic satin pumps, it’s time to think again! 2020/21 presents a fresh take on wedding shoes, which gives a wide array of choices for brides. While traditional wedding shoes will always be an option, at the start of the new decade, brides are looking for a little something extra when it comes to their wedding day footwear.
Let’s take a look at the top five wedding shoe styles on offer to brides this year…
A far cry from plain and simple options, 2020’s wedding shoes will reflect the modern bride, while still embracing femininity and romance. Expect to see a fresh focus on bold details to show the personality of the bride or to celebrate something the happy couple hold dear..
Deciding what wedding veil to wear with your dress is a major moment in creating your overall wedding day look isn't as simple as just choosing a long or short veil! Different types of veils and lengths can completely transform your wedding dress, so if you're wondering how to pick a veil, look no further, our guide will help you match a veil to your wedding dress…
Bird Cage Wedding Veil:
This short wedding veil usually made of a net or lace can cover just the eyes, skim the nose or stop at the jawline. A rule of thumb often used is, the shorter the dress, the shorter the veil. If you are wearing a cocktail length gown or shorter, a birdcage veil, is perfect, think of something reminiscent of an Audrey Hepburn movie, The bird cage veil is also a great accompaniment to a vintage wedding dress. For brides whose something borrowed is also their wedding dress, why not go all out with a birdcage veil to match?
If you’ve already started planning your wedding, you’re probably aware of the many, many decisions you’ll need to make along the way, including the predicament of how to choose a wedding hair “do”. Should you wear your hair up or down? What about waves or a sleek bun? You may be relying on the internet to throw up some hair inspiration but feeling overwhelmed by the amount of choice. If this sounds like you then we have whittled down the current top bridal hair trends to the final 6 so that you can choose the perfect wedding day hairstyle. Once you’ve selected the perfect look, you can work with a professional hairstylist to bring your vision to life.
Style #1: The Hollywood Wave
This look is really glamorous and glossy. A flashback to the movie stars of the thirties and forties. It's a great option for the brides who want to leave their hair down but still want it to feel different and really special. A classic every single year, but it looks so good on literally everyone.
Style #2: Textured Updo
Perfect for brides who want to have their hair up but want a relaxed look. It's textured, soft and has natural-looking volume. To achieve this look it's vital that your hair has some subtle highlights and plenty of layers.