Accessories that bedazzle
For brides who want more than their personality to shine, here are some sparkling ideas.
Ines di Santo's Italian tulle Toulousse gown, from her Spring 2014 line, glistens with a delicate embroidered overlay with gold accents, $9,750; at inesdisanto.com.
Maggie Sottero's Divina gown, in white, ivory or blushing organza, reserves the glitz for her Swarovski crystal belt, $1,699; at Bridal Suite of Centereach.
A collection of wedding invitations, with some added sparkle, at the Long Island Wedding & Event Planners Boutique in East Norwich. (Aug. 23, 2013)
Stephanie Nicole's 7-inch Black Beaded Frame Clutch, $79.97; at Century 21, Westbury and Manhattan; and c21stores.com.
Rebecca Minkoff's metallic leather Bridesmaid Fund Cory Pouch, $55; at the Wedding Boutique (which also carries designer dresses, accessories, and more) at shopbop.com.
Even dessert can get the Swarovski treatment, with this crystal cake topper from the Long Island Wedding and Event Planning Boutique in East Norwich. (Aug. 23, 2013)
White by Vera Wang's Peep-Toe Platform Pump with Matte Sequins, $88; at David's Bridal stores and davidsbridal.com.
A bridal doll is a popular table decoration this season, available at the Long Island Wedding & Event Planners Boutique in East Norwich. (Aug. 23, 2013)
Alexis Bittar's Mauritius Multi-Stone Cascade Necklace, with Swarovski crystals, cubic zirconia, iolite and mother-of-pearl doublet, $395; at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and saks.com.
Hayley Paige's Khalessi strapless is trimmed with alabaster and crystal, $3,015. Take it up a notch with a matching bolero, $770; at Kleinfeld and Wedding Atelier, Manhattan.
Catch the light in the taffeta Gina dress, with a bodice encrusted with Swarovski crystals and silver, about $1,500; custom-designed at Princess Bridals, Farmingdale, or princessbridals.com.