Accessories

Accessories Designer to Know: Elena Zavozina

Last fall, we introduced you to bridal designer Olia Zavozina. As it turns out, creative genes run in the family: Olia’s sister, Elena, now has her own accessories line, which includes bridal head pieces, belts, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. And one piece of Elena’s work might look particularly familiar: She designed the head piece that world-renowned gymnast and Dancing With the Stars champ Shawn Johnson wore for her wedding to…

Something Sparkly: Eight Ways to Rock a Brooch for Your Wedding

Brooches have long been the answer when it comes to brides’ “something old.” They’re often meaningful family heirlooms, and they bring their own unique sense of style to the table, whether they’re traditional cameos or more embellished pieces covered in sparkling stones. Photos by Jacqui Cole Photography (left) and BluElla Photography But by no means does a brooch have to have age…

Brilliant Earth’s New Collection of Engagement Rings is for “Star Wars” Superfans

“Millennium Force” Ring There are only three days left until “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hits movie theaters—the film made its world premiere in L.A. last night—and to mark the hotly anticipated occasion, Brilliant Earth has unveiled a collection of six engagement rings inspired by the film’s characters. “Boba Fett” Ring While the “Millennium Falcon” ring, pictured at top, and the “Boba Fett”…

10 Seriously Stylish Sandals for Beach Brides

You’re getting married on the beach, which means you don’t want to wear a pair of sky-high heels that’ll sink into the sand your whole way down the aisle. But having a beach wedding doesn’t have to mean swapping your sexy stilettos for a pair of boring rubber flip-flops. Image via Maggie Stolzberg Photography (Deerfield Beach) Plenty of flat sandals out there are…

12 Stunning Alternatives to the Traditional Veil

Whether a petite birdcage or full-on cathedral length piece, veils can add more drama to a wedding look than perhaps any other accessory. But with brides more eager than ever to let their personal style show through on their wedding day, alternatives are increasingly on the rise. (A bonus? Ditching the veil also lets brides twirl the night away without fear of…