When thinking about bridal gifts and trinkets, we often think of the old adage ‘something old, new, borrowed and blue’. While family and close friends can take care of the rest, don’t rule out the best in new and unique bridal accessories. We just can’t get enough of these pretty bridal accessory ideas! Here are our five favourites for the blushing bride.
Calling all bridesmaids! A charm bracelet is a fantastic way to commemorate the occasion for her. Evocative of that first friendship bracelet at school, you can now bestow a beautiful charm bracelet with heart and ring charms or even engravings of the wedding date itself and the happy couple’s names or quotes on love and marriage.
For weddings in winter and the cold seasons, gifting the bride with a snug shawl or wrap can make a beautiful accessory and keep her comfortable before the reception gets into full swing! Whether you opt for fur or silk, shawls provide elegant cover up and keep bare shoulders warm.
Blue Bridal garter
Kill two birds with one stone with a new and blue lace bridal garter. Choose a simple stretchy lace garter for comfortable elegance and look out for one with extra detail – floral pattern lace with a pearl or rhinestone embellishment is a nice touch. This is a perfect keepsake every bride will treasure.
Personalised dress hanger
Surprise the bride with a personalised dress hanger on the morning of her wedding. If the magnitude of the big day hasn’t sunken in by the morning, it might when see spots this thoughtful and personal touch. These beautiful handmade dress hangers spell out MRS and the new surname with wire lettering or an engraved message. This is something the bride’s mother or maid of honour could buy and serves as a lovely memento of the special day.
Rose hair clip
Whether the bride-to-be plans to wear her hair in a sleek and sophisticated up do or down in tumbling, voluminous waves, an elegant rose hair comb or pin can give wedding hair a dramatic and romantic edge. With metallic, silk and chiffon to choose from, there’s a rose to suit any hair type and any bride. Leave the fascinators to the wedding guests and let the blushing bride radiate with bridal flower power!
The best accessory of all of course is the wedding ring. From classic gold and silver bands to inlaid diamond and uniquely shaped rings, future brides can easily find the perfect wedding ring to complete their look on the big day. Wedding rings are a once in a lifetime purchase – ensure theirs is special as each other by directing the happy couple to DiamondsandRings.co.uk.