Planning a wedding can clearly be a stressful time, with many things to consider. Not only do you need to find the perfect venue, a dress, and suitable caterer - there is also the accessories to consider. The jewellery and accessories you choose can help complete both yours and your bridesmaids outfits.
Here is a quick run down of the top 5 do's and don'ts when is comes to choosing your bridal accessories. You can read the whole story here.
Do Number 1: Choose your dress before your jewellery
Choose your ideal dress first in order to ensure everything matches!
Do Number 2: Add colour
Mix things up a little by adding a splash of colour to your outfit. Perhaps try to add a coloured birthstone or gemstone to your jewellery.
Do Number 3: Remember the bridal party
Although your wedding day is all about you , it is important to remember the bridesmaids! Add some bling by giving them matching jewellery and accessories.
Do Number 4: Add your own personal style
There are always the right accessories to match you style, and budget. Add your own personal style with your accessories, especially if you are wearing a traditional wedding dress.
Do Number 5: Be comfortable
Be sure to be comfortable of your own wedding day, and to be yourself!
Now we have covered everything you should DO on your special day, it's now time to consider the things you DON'T:
Don’t Number 1: Overdo It
Too many bridal accessories and too much flashy jewellery will be sure to ruin your whole look. Less is more when it comes to jewellery.
Don’t Number 2: Leave anything until the last minute
Planning a wedding can be hectic - do not forget the accessories, as you do not want to be rushing around finding jewellery and other accessories last minute. Try on jewellery after you have your dress – and when shopping online, leave plenty of time for your wedding jewellery to arrive.
Don’t Number 3: Be afraid to break tradition
Be sure to not let tradition tie you down - don't be afraid to create the wedding you really want! Just because someone else wants a all white traditional wedding day, it doesn't mean your has to be the same. This includes wearing the jewellery you want.
Don’t Number 4: Over spend
Buying expensive and extravagant accessories is not always necessary. Don't think you have to spend a fortune to find the perfect bridal accessories - shop around, and consider shopping online to get better prices.
Don’t Number 5: Not think beyond the wedding day
Don't buy jewellery you'll never wear again. Choose versatile jewellery pieces that you can wear again.
This is just a short snapshot of our 5 do's and don'ts when choosing bridal accessories, read our full article here.