5 Regal Bridal Crowns & Tiaras

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Photo: Jorge Emid | Makeup & Hair: Style Me Elvi | Fashion Director: Gisele Del Busto | Headpieces: Maria Elena
If you’ve fantasized what it might feel like to wear an honest-to-goodness royal headpiece, there’s no occasion like your wedding to rock a regal crown or bridal tiara… as long as your overall bridal look can carry off this dramatic wedding accessory.

Tiaras and crowns are best worn without additional extravagant bling (keep the earrings and other bridal jewelry delicate and refined), and are most appropriately worn with classic ballgown, A-line and drop-waist wedding gown styles. Beyond that, you can rock a bridal crown with almost any hairstyle, from high up-do’s and elaborate twists to long, sleek, wavy locks. Become the queen you have always dreamed of being with one of these 5 regal bridal crowns and tiaras!

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Our Maria Elena Headpieces Prize Winners!

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“Yara” Earrings: Maria Elena Headpieces | Photo: Jorge Embid | Fashion Director: Gisele Del Busto | Makeup & Hair: Miami Bridal Beauty | Gown: Mira Zwillinger | Lace: Romona Keveza
Our Maria Elena Headpieces prize winners scored gorgeous swag from the acclaimed bridal accessories atelier at our Feb. 26 I Do! Wedding Soiree.

And you better believe they were excited when their numbers were called during our door prize announcements at this week’s incredible Soiree! After all, their gifts are heirloom-quality pieces from one of the most beloved headpieces and accessories design houses in the world. A longtime favorite among celebrity brides, socialites and fashionistas, Maria Elena crowns, tiaras, halos, flower vines, combs, pins and bridal jewelry are intended to complement a variety of wedding gowns and bridal hairstyles, and be passed along for generations to come, after the big day is done. And we are certain that’s just what our prize winners will do! So, who are these lucky brides-to-be, and exactly what did they win? Click here to read the rest of this post »

5 Unique Pearl Bridal Jewelry Pieces You’ll Love

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Photo: Larry Fagala | Allison Webb Gown: Now & Forever Bridal Boutique | Jewelry: Tenenbaum Jewelers
People say diamonds are a girl’s best friend… but pearls have come into their own as a contemporary bridal favorite. With their timeless elegance and versatility, pearls are appropriate for almost any occasion, especially your wedding day. Add a classic touch to your wedding look with these five unique pearl bridal jewelry pieces.

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5 Bridal Handbags You’ll Use Long Past The Big Day

Bridal handbags come in two basic types: all-out bridal (think Edie Parker’s famed “Mrs.” clutch, for example) and bridal-to-evening ready. For this blog post, we’re all about the latter, and we’re sharing our top picks for wedding-day handbags that make a seamless transition to evening-out elegance. Make one of these evening jeweled, fringed or glittering evening bags a part of your wedding attire, then keep it close at hand for accessorizing in style any night of the year!

1. Jimmy Choo “Florence” Cross-Body Bag

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There’s never an evening occasion when sparkle’s not in style. And Jimmy Choo’s glittering “Florence” bag has sparkle (and style) for miles. Use this super-embellished bag as a bridal clutch on your big day, then put its cross-body chain to good use when you need your hands free for sipping cocktails or throwing your hands in the air like you just don’t care, on GNO! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Style Trend: 6 Mixed-Metal Bridal Accessories

Have some fun and spice things up with your bridal accessories by mixing metals, finishes and gems. Rose gold, yellow gold and silver mix things up with crystals, diamonds, turquoise and colored gems, in this glimpse of a bridal jewelry trend we’re crushing on…hard!

1. Kotlar 1948 18k Rose Gold & Diamond Necklace

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Photo: Harry Kotlar

Hypnotize your fans, friends and fiancé, with this dazzling rose gold circular pendant encrusted with diamonds–a perfect centerpiece for your bridal accessories. Click here to read the rest of this post »