The latest trends in designer accessories can help you create one-of-a-kind looks.
By Nicole Ostertag
Capes & Straps
Oftentimes, extra material from your gown can be ordered to make a custom cape.
Capes, cropped at or just below the bust, can add extra coverage and give strapless gowns the illusion of a neckline. Detachable straps are a fun way to add texture and personality to a wedding dress—perfect for a second “look.”
Rivini Aurora Cape $565, rivini.co
Rivini Cape: Caroline Johnson Photography
They’re the easiest way to embellish a gown and accentuate the waist. New uses of colors, fabrics and embellishments are adding sparkle and interest.
Erin Cole Belt, $737, erincole.com
Brooches are a chic, versatile accessory that can be used in multiple ways, like in a headpiece, as a pinned brooch, on a belt or a cuff, or as bridal bouquet decoration.
Desla 3-in-1 Nissa Brooch, $450, deslacouture.com
Brides are stepping away from traditional styles and stepping into trendier, more personalized footwear with an emphasis on style, color and embellishments.
Benjamin Adams Sophia Fuschia Heels, $390, paradoxlondonus.com
Badgley Mischka Sindee Flats, $195, zappos.com
Feathers are a fashion-forward alternative to pearls, crystals and other embellishments.
Designers are creating new and unique accessories, from cage veils and combs to fascinators and hairpieces, that complement the overall look and feel of a bride’s desired appearance.
Sara Gabriel Zedeana Sash, $220, saragabriel.com