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    Matching Jewelry for Wedding Dresses

    If you’ve already found the perfect wedding dress for your very special day, congratulations! That is definitely a sign that you can breathe a big sigh of relief. However, in order to create a flawless bridal look, you have to make sure that you have the perfect accessories as well; including your jewelry. Find beautiful, certified jewelry at Helzberg Diamonds. Of course, the kind of earrings, necklace, bracelet or even ring (on your right hand) that you wear depends on the kind of gown that you’ve selected. However, we do have a few suggestions that can help you to find the pieces that will enhance your dress perfectly below: Make…

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    Accessories: Go Old or Go New?

    For many couples the age-old saying of “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” is an integral part of their wedding day and can be incorporated into the ceremony in a number of creative ways. Traditionally, the bride was to receive gifts of something old and something blue to ward off evil spirits, caused by feelings of jealousy or dislike on her wedding day. The ‘something borrowed’, in accordance with the old superstition, should be the undergarments of a woman already blessed with children. While not too many brides are quite that superstitious these days, there are still ways to combine the old English tale with a modern day…

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    Matching Your Accessories

    You have had your dream dress in mind for years, how it should fit and flow, but what about the accessorize? Few people will have enough to plan those too. They are however an important part of your outfit on your dream day and can be just as complicated and time consuming to select as the perfect dress. Presumably you will already have your dress and that way you can start to work your jewelry around it. Here are a few tips to help narrow your search and guide you to the classic looks that work every time. Wedding Dress Color Firstly the color of your dress should effect the…

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    Choosing Accessories That Are As Special As You Are

    So you have the sparkly ring on your finger, the dream dress, and the most delicious looking cake for your ‘big day.’ For that day, you are the most special person and each little detail has to be perfect. Now it’s time to complete your look with some accessories. But how do you make sure that you select accessories that will add that special touch to your look? Read on for our tips on choosing accessories that are as special and memorable as you are so you sparkle from head to toe on your big day. A popular trend that we love is inspired from the poem “Something old, something…

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    Wedding Earrings

    The best fit for your face By Anna K. January 16, 2012 Earrings are a no-brainer for brides, but choosing a style that flatters is easier said than done. One way to select earrings is according to your face shape. A simple rule to follow: length adds length, and width adds width. If you have a round or heart-shaped face, go for earrings that slim and dangling. If you wear your hair down, dangling earrings are especially romantic. If your face is long, chunky earrings are best. For the oblong face, you face is narrow and appears too long. To best balance out this face shape, choose chandelier earrings to…

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    5 Tips to Keep Your Wedding Bouquet in Tip Top Shape

    It’s all about the stem wrap By Natalie Tsang October 31, 2011 A bouquet is usually kept in a fridge until shortly before it needs to be used. Two common ways that bouquets are transported are either in water or in boxes with damp newspaper. If you’ve been keeping in touch with bridal blogs and magazines, you know that a close up of the bouquet is a must-have! Your florist will usually secure the flowers with a stem wrap before she sends them off to you. So how do you prevent a wet, dirty, or ugly stem wrap? Here are Simply Bridal‘s 5 tips for success. 1. Ask your florist…

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    A New Take On An Old Tradition

    6294872 ‘Something new’ unique ideas Sara Doerrier October 17, 2011 The tradition of “something new”, in the past, conveyed success and good fortune for the bride and her husband and the hope for a forever after in her new married life. The wedding dress is one of the most common items chosen to represent this but anything that you newly acquire or purchase for the wedding will do the trick, from wedding flowers to rings. Let’s look at some ways that you can stand out with something new on your wedding day: Headpiece Whatever your taste may be from the simple to avant garde, there is a headpiece to right…

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    The Wedding Sash

    6205262 A look at the different styles and how to tie them By Sara Doerrier October 3, 2011 A wedding sash can be a beautiful accent to a wedding dress and even a bridesmaids or a flower girl’s dress. They add an upscale and sophisticated touch to a dress. There are a few different ways that a sash can be worn. And the way you tie the sash depends on the style of the wedding dress or wedding party dress. A sash can be made out of a variety of fabrics, though, satin seems to be the preferred choice of many. The sash can also be used to add a…

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    Bridal Headpieces: What’s Right For You?

    5998252 By Sara Doerrier August 26, 2011 Bridal headpieces are one of the final touches that will perfect your overall look. The particular headpiece that you choose depends on personal taste, type of ceremony, your dress and hairstyle. Typically, a headpiece is used as an anchor for your veil. Your headpiece will hold the veil in place for the entire event and can be detached through hooks or snaps. Or you may choose to wear a headpiece purely for aesthetic purposes and allow it to shine all on it’s own. The queen of all headpieces: the tiara symbolizes the ultimate princess look. A tiara is classically jeweled or beaded, worn…