Bridesmaids Gifts: Top 5 Gifts Bridesmaids Really Want 2022
You may have a pretty good idea who your bridesmaids are going to be, that's usually the easy part! Now, how do you show them your appreciation for the part they play not just on your wedding day but as long as you have known them? We've got the low down on Bridesmaid Gifts they actually want!
1. The Perfect Bridesmaid Gift - Jewellery
You just can't simply go wrong with jewellery as your bridesmaid gift, something to cherish and wear over and over.
Martha said "Thank you so much for all the beautiful jewellery for our wedding day. You were so easy to deal with and I absolutely loved everything and the girls were also delighted too. THANK YOU xx"
The ever popular Jenna earrings (right), one to make the budget smile and the eyes sparkle.
2. The Practical Bridesmaid Gift - Robes
These days robes are all the rage, get the girls matching robes for wedding day prep photos. Also so practical to wear while getting hair and make up done.
Our lovely real bride Sarah (left) wore custom styled Beverly earrings, her robe is just gorgeous!
3. The Gift That Keeps Giving- Clutch Bags
Sure to be used again and a popular gift for bridesmaids, also quite practical too!
4. The Optional Bridesmaids Gift- Headpieces
A gift, a memento and sparkly accessory to your bridesmaids hairstyle. What girl doesn't want that dainty pretty hair accessory. Some popular choices from our collections are the Kelda Comb with Alina Gold Earrings (Left) & Lexine Hairpins with Selene Crystal and Pearl Earrings (Right).Definitely winners for the wedding budget too!
5. Custom Candles with Names or Initials
A customized gift is also a very popular option to make your day even more special! You can even play to each bridesmaid’s personality to print any names, words, quotes or intimate messages on the gift to make it unique. You can also choose a particular scent specially for your day!
Wedding hair vines are very on trend this year, but if you are asking yourself “What’s a wedding hair vine?”, let us explain. Wedding hair vines are long, flexible head pieces made on thin twisted wire that can be shaped to any design required to suit your hairstyle. Wedding hair vines generally don’t have any combs attached to them and can easily be pinned into your hair wherever needed. This gives them the flexibility to be worn with many different hairstyles.
So, how should you wear your wedding hair vine...
First, decide on how you will be wearing your hair; will you be wearing your hair down, in a long loose braid? Hair vines also look fantastic in half up half down hairstyles. Simply secure into the section of your hair that is pinned up, and then gentle curve down through your loose waves. If you are wearing your hair in a loose plait, the hair vine can simply be plaited into your hair as it is done.
As we mentioned hair vines are a very big trend for this year and here are our top selling wedding hair vines so far...
Our delicate Gold Leaf and Freshwater Pearl Headpiece, made from individual gold leaves blended with freshwater pearls and tiny diamanté crystals for a little sparkle.
The Gold Vine is a light and flexible headpiece that can be worn to the side, back or across the top of the head. It is simply attached with tiny alligator style clips hidden beneath the piece.
Whatever your mood, style, outfit or budget, there are statement earrings out there that make you happy the moment you put them on. We remember the earrings we wore on first dates and on special occasions and, let’s be honest, we can always find an excuse to treat ourselves to a new pair! When it comes to your wedding earrings, the stakes are a little higher but don’t worry, we’re here today with our top tips to help you choose the perfect pair…
You’ll be wearing your statement earrings all say so not only do they need to be beautiful they need to be practical too. If you don’t often wear long drop earrings it might be a good idea to wear your earrings at home behind closed doors for a few days to be sure you get on with them.
Consider any other accessories you'll be wearing or the details of your wedding dress when choosing your earrings. If your dress has embellishments, you might like to opt for earrings that coordinate with them.
Don’t forget that your whole outfit should be balanced, if you want to wear a glamorous pair of statement earrings, don’t rush to wear lots of other accessories, alternatively if you opt for subtle wedding earrings you can then choose to wear lots of other pieces too, our Alisha, Freshwater Pearl Silver Earrings are perfect for this.
Pearls are very often a popular wedding day gift for a bride, but why are pearls associated with weddings, you may be thinking!
Thanks to their fabulous shimmering iridescence, these organic little gems have always been highly prized throughout history, in fact, Cleopatra is said to have dissolved a pearl in a glass of wine before drinking it, simply to show Marc Antony that she could consume the wealth of an entire country in just one meal, and the ancient Greeks associated the pearl with love, marriage, and marital harmony. During the crusades knights wore pearls on the battlefield, believing they held magic powers that would protect them from harm. In the 1500s pearls were so highly regarded that countries across Europe passed laws forbidding anyone apart from nobility to wear them. And even to this day, they are still a popular choice for royalty, especially at weddings. Queen Elizabeth II wore them at her wedding and over in the USA, Jacqueline Bouvier wore a strand the day she became Mrs Kennedy, which was almost royalty.
Are you considering making pearls part of your wedding? When it comes time to make your pearl selection, what do you need to know? Let us help...