Everyone loves a traditional wedding registry that includes every essential accoutrement for feathering a newlywed nest. That said, some wedding guests choose to take some creative leeway by gifting the newlyweds with uber-special personalized gifts. We have curated such gifts in our fantastic list by including personalized gifts for couples that further style or functionality — or both. So commemorate the couple's big day with these one-of-a-kind items from Neiman Marcus, Uncommon Goods, Shutterfly and more.
Every love story is unique: For the bride, an alternative engagement ring becomes her outward symbol of a one-of-a-kind love. Unusual rings are embraced by the bride who requires statement-making jewelry, and her choice of style runs the gamut from quietly minimalistic to exuberantly ornate.
Sure, the white round diamond has long been the classic engagement ring, but many gorgeous options exist beyond that typical style. Some are rendered unique due their setting design, be it modern or vintage-inspired. Others stand out due to their metal, ranging from rose gold to a highly-polished platinum band. A constellation of gemstones is there for one's choosing, including deeply red rubies, ink-toned sapphires, blushing morganites and opalescent pearls. Here, we've selected the most stunning alternative engagement rings from Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and more.
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
Once you've found your dream wedding dress, the search is on to find the perfect shapewear to go underneath it. We're not just talking about undergarments that suck you in, either — bridal shapewear is so much more than that. Wedding dresses come in all sorts of fabrics and colors (white being the most popular, of course) that show every dimple and crease, so a supportive foundation garment is key. Whether you're rocking a wedding dress with a plunging neckline, a low-back number or a strapless ball gown, Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales present the perfect opportunity to scoop up bridshapewear on the cheap. Not sure what type of smoother or shaper works best with your wedding dress? Ahead, check out our handy bridal shapewear cheat sheet, where you'll find all the bodysuits, slips, bras and bustiers you should be watching on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Choosing where to spend your hard-earned money on Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) is tricky — especially for budget-conscious brides in the midst of wedding and honeymoon planning. You've likely already dropped a decent amount on your big day, so finding the best bargains out there is key. And mapping out your Black Friday sale-shopping strategy ahead of time always helps. With strategizing in mind, we suggest putting Walmart at the top of your shopping list. The mega-retailer just released its Black Friday deals, and there are tons of bargains in the electronics department alone. You can score everything from a big-screen TV (perfect for snuggling in front of with your honey) to a home security system to protect your nest to a Fitbit that will help you get in shape for the wedding. Ahead, we've collected the best online Black Friday tech deals Walmart has to offer. The sale kicks off online at 10pm ET on 11/21 and in stores at 6pm ET on 11/22, so get ready to snag these steals.
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"Designed with a genuine rose quartz center stone and marcasite accents, this Lavish by TJM pendant offers striking style.PENDANT ...DETAILS Pendant length: 1.2 in. Chain length: 18 in. Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: 18k rose gold over sterling silver Made... read more
"Featuring lab-created blue opal inlays adorning a surf and sea scene, this sterling silver necklace is the perfect way to show of...f your love for the beach. Comes in a gift box.PENDANT DETAILS Pendant length: 1.19 in. Chain length: 18 in. Clasp:... read more
"Accessorize your style with this beautiful marcasite and jade pendant necklace from Tori Hill. NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18-in. Ch...ain type: curb Clasp: spring-ring Metal: sterling silver Finish: antiqued Packaging: boxed GEMSTONE DETAILS Stone type:... read more
"You'll love the impressive design of this sterling silver pendant necklace. Length: 18 in. Drop length: 0.75 in. Chain type: rope... Clasp: spring-ring Base material: sterling silver Plating: 14k rose gold Finish: polished Packaging: boxed Additional... read more
Exaggerated chain links sparkling pavé beads Diamonds, 8.04 tcw Rhodium Sterling silver Length, about 30 Imported. Fine Jewelry - ...Fine Designer Jewelry C > Saks Fifth Avenue. Bavna. Color: Silver. read more
David Yurman necklace from the Stax Collection. 18-karat yellow gold. Hoop pendants with black spinel, black enamel, and diamonds.... 0.021 total diamond carat weight. Approx. 1617"L. read more
Meira T Women's White Diamond & Spinel Bead Charm Choker - Black - Beaded choker with tiny diamond charm details. Fashion Jewelry ...- Modern Jewelry Designers > Saks Fifth Avenue. read more
Sheryl Lowe hamsa pendant necklace. Sterling silver chain and hardware. Cable chain and black spinel beads. Diamond pav hamsa and ...clasp. 3.37 total diamond carat weight. Approx. 40"L. Made in USA. read more
This gorgeous Dripping in Gems Black Spinel Charm Necklace comes adorned with a trendy charm! Choose between a sterling silver dia...mond encrusted Evil Eye charm, or a silver-plated pave star charm. It fastens with a matte black lobster clasp with adjustable extender chain, so it can be worn as a choker or a collar length necklace. read more
David Yurman necklace from the Stax Collection. 18-karat yellow gold. Rondelles at side with black spinel, black enamel, and diamo...nds. Scattered pav diamond accent rondelles. 0.64 total diamond carat weight. read more
"Black spinel beads and a singular freshwater cultured pearl make this necklace a captivating choice.NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18 i...n. with 2-in. extender Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: rhodium CULTURED PEARL DETAILS Type: freshwater... read more
This stunning necklace depicts the romantic period of Queen Victorias reign. The pendant has been handcrafted by artisans that hav...e carried this technique through the generations. Each diamond has been cut and set with great care and skill and then set in it's enamelled silver case before it is plated in gold. It is a very special one off piece. The black spinel necklace has been chosen to reflect the colours of the pendant. The necklace length starts from 50cm but can be adjusted by pulling one part of the necklace to suit your look and mood. Our jewellery has been made to the highest quality and here are a few points that will ensure you achieve the cleanest, sparkiest look at all times. Keep your jewellery away from harsh chemicals like household cleaning fluids as they create abrasions and reduce the lustre of the metal. Cleaning your jewellery is best done with warm water, detergent free soap and a soft (old) toothbrush. Always dry your jewellery after exposure to water. Each piece of 'Kaizarin' jewellery comes with it's polishing cloth to help you gently wipe the wear and tear tarnish off. read more
"Decorated with lustrous freshwater cultured pearls and black spinel beads, this station necklace makes a uniquely beautiful acces...sory.NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18 in. Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: 14k gold CULTURED PEARL DETAILS... read more
"Dazzling with lustrous freshwater cultured pearls and black spinel beaded accents, this station necklace makes a stylish choice.N...ECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18 in. with 2-in. extender Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: rhodium CULTURED... read more
Belpearl necklace. Approx. 18.5"L. 14-karat yellow gold hardware. Naturally hued, cultured Tahitian pearls. Tiny, faceted black sp...inel spacer beads. Pearl dimensions: approx. 8.5-11mm. Ridged oval fishhook clasp. Made in USA. read more
From the Circe Collection. Dazzling black Spinel gemstones are set in a sterling silver pendant accented with delicate filagree de...tails. Sterling silver Genuine black spinel, 1.35 tcw Toggle clasp Imported SIZE Chain length, 18" Pendant length, 2.5". Fashion Jewelry - Konstantino > Saks Fifth Avenue. Konstantino. Color: Silver. read more
Stephen Dweck pearl & black spinel necklace. Sterling silver flower and foliage ball closure. Naturally white freshwater cultured ...pearls. Small black spinel spacer beads. Push-lock ball clasp. Made in USA. read more
"Featuring white and dyed freshwater cultured pearls and black spinel beaded accents, this station necklace offers a uniquely beau...tiful look.NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18 in. with 2-in. extender Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: rhodium... read more
"A Y motif decorated with genuine hematite and black spinel faceted beads gives this 14k gold necklace understated elegance.NECKLA...CE DETAILS Length: 17 in. Clasp: spring-ring Metal: 14k gold STONE DETAILS Stone type: genuine hematite, genuine black... read more
"Decorated with alternating genuine onyx and black spinel faceted beads, this 14k gold swag necklace abounds with sophisticated ap...peal.NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 19 in. Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: 14k gold STONE DETAILS Stone type: genuine onyx, genuine... read more
Konstantino black spinel pendant necklace. Etched sterling silver chain and hardware. Integrated black spinel pav pendant. 7.98 to...tal spinel carat weight. Approx. 18"L; 1.2"L drop. Lobster clasp. Handcrafted in Greece. read more
Macy's Onyx, Diamond (1/6 Ct. T.w.) & Black Spinel Pendant Necklace In Sterling Silver - A rich deep round-shaped black onyx (10mm...) is framed by a halo of round-shape diamonds (1/6 ct. T. W. And a swirl of black spinels in this unique pendant necklace... read more
A look that's part Indian arrowhead and part modern edge, this cool necklace is sure to be your go-to piece. Choose your look: bla...ck spinel and yellow sapphire or moonstone and aquamarine, woven with 14-karat gold fill on a double chain. read more
John Hardy necklace from the Classic Chain Collection. Signature sterling silver woven chain and hardware. Mixed-cut black spinel ...and black sapphires. Approx. 16-18"L; 1.3"L x 0.4"W pendant. Lobster clasp. read more
Emphasized with freshwater cultured pearls and genuine black spinel beads, this triple row necklace makes an alluring accessory. N...ECKLACE DETAILS Lengths: 17 in., 19 in., 21 in. Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: rhodium Packaging:... read more
"Featuring a row of genuine black spinel faceted beads and oval-shaped freshwater cultured pearls, this necklace is sure to garner... compliments. NECKLACE DETAILS Length: 18 in. Clasp: lobster-claw Metal: sterling silver Plating: rhodium Packaging: boxed... read more