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Accessories Galore!The right bridal accessories can compliment your wedding gown without taking the focus off you! With so many accessories to choose from, brides must determine which ones they truly want. After all, over accessorizing is a huge bridal fashion no-no. Start with all possible options: jewelry, shoes, hair embellishments, headpiece and veil, tiaras, garters, gloves, purses, wraps, shawls, handkerchiefs, body glitters and even nails and flowers.
Everything in moderation is the best rule to follow, keeping you the focal point of the ensemble. Choose like colors. If your wedding gown is off white, your purse, gloves, shoes, shawl or wrap should match, and will keep them looking subtle. Again, less is more when it comes to jewelry selection. Earrings and a necklace may not both be necessary. Opt for one or the other and then add a dainty bracelet or anklet. If you are uncertain, ask your local bridal fashion consultant for suggestions that will pair nicely with your gown.
Handkerchiefs and garters are generally okay as they are kept hidden and tend to not take anything away from your “look.” Brides with tattoos that will show with the wedding gown may consider purchasing a tattoo cover-up kit for a more discrete and clean appearance.
Your shoe selection could possibly be the best or worst decision made for your wedding day. Remember cute is great but your shoes need to carry you comfortably for an entire day on your feet. If fashion is a must, purchase a heeled decorative pair for the wedding ceremony, and opt for a flatter comfy second pair for the dance.
When it comes to the rest keep your nail color neutral and body glitter to a minimum, and your guests will be sure to comment on your beauty on your wedding day.