The white ball gown remains the iconic wedding dress for a princess bride. Think: Cinderella, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy. Such wedding gown imagery is bound tightly within our collective memories, yet modernity has brought many a twist to the time-honored silhouette. One is the wedding jumpsuit. Another recently popularized style is the two-piece wedding ensemble, a new choice for the iconoclasts among us. The two-piece bridal outfit allows a bride various options. With a crop top and skirt combo, fit brides can subtly (or not so subtly...) flaunt their washboard abs. A voluminous skirt paired with a simple, structured top creates a stunning display. A slinky skirt and form-fitting top can allow for movement within structure. Here, we've made it a cinch to find your two-piece wedding gown by listing amazing options from Nordstrom, Etsy, David's Bridal and more.
Weddings offer a rare opportunity to gather all of one's favorite people -- his and yours -- into one room for a fabulous time. Far before the wedding day arrives, you'll have chosen your most intimate friends to take their positions within the bridal party as bridesmaids and groomsmen. Thanking these special bridal party members with a gift is customary. You can do so before the wedding at various points: during the bachelor or bachelorette weekend or at the rehearsal dinner, for instance. Others do it while getting ready for the wedding, especially if the gift is something the guests might use to spruce themselves up, such as earrings or cuff links. Below, we've gathered an affordable selection of wedding party gifts. Believe it: For $10 and under, you can offer your bridesmaids and groomsmen gifts they'll use and enjoy for years to come from Amazon, Etsy, Walmart and other popular online stores.
One of the many smile-inducing moments on your big day will be when the flower girl steps down the aisle at your spring wedding. Whether she tosses the petals like a Russian ballerina or performs a less choreographed interpretation of this time-honored ritual, her adorableness will take the spotlight. As she sashays along, you want her to be a vision of charm and beauty, because despite being small in size, her impact will be huge. So, whether your spring wedding will be on a farm or simply inspired by rusticity, we love the many flower girl baskets designed for rustic weddings. For glamorous affairs, there are traditional ivory basket baskets trimmed in bows. Whatever your wedding style and no matter the location, here are some of the prettiest flower girl baskets for spring weddings from David's Bridal, Amazon, Michael's 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.
In an era of personalization, your love story can be customized with a unique wedding band. Sure, the engagement ring is the bling that grabs the initial attention, but the wedding band is the ring that truly symbolizes a lifetime union. Make it as special as your relationship by putting a personal spin on your wedding band. You can set your wedding ring apart by choosing from various metals, including yellow, white and rose gold rings. Those on a budget can even choose diamonds set in sterling silver, stainless steel or tungsten. Beyond diamonds, there are many gemstones that add color to a wedding band. We have scoured the inventory of unique rings to make our list of wedding bands that cost less than $500, including rings from Saks Fifth Avenue, Amazon and Neiman Marcus.
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Expertly crafted in 14K yellow gold, this ring showcases a stunning yellow diamond center stone accented by smaller round diamonds... with additional diamonds gracing the ring's shank. read more
Make a lasting impression with this charming Allura Blue Topaz and Diamond Octagon Cocktail Ring. Crafted in glowing white gold, t...his classic and elegant ring features an octagon step-cut, prong-set sky-blue topaz gemstone embellished by 88 round-cut,... read more
Beautifully crafted in 14K yellow gold, this ring showcases a stunning 1 ct. cushion cut yellow diamond center stone.
This glamorous Allura Morganite, Pink Tourmaline and Diamond Three-Stone Halo Cocktail Ring is crafted in gleaming rose gold and f...eatures a cushion-cut, prong-set morganite gemstone with trilliant-cut, prong-set pink tourmaline side stones and 74... read more
David Yurman Southwest Wide Feather Band Ring - Sterling silver. 11mm wide.
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David Yurman Southwest Narrow Feather Band Ring - Sterling silver. 9mm wide.
David Yurman Southwest Narrow Feather Band Ring - Sterling silver band. 9mm wide.
David Yurman Southwest Cigar Band Feather Ring with Turquoise-Jewelry & Accessories
David Yurman Southwest Cigar Band Feather Ring With Turquoise - Sterling silver; cabochon mexican turquoise. 16.5mm wide. Almost a...ll gemstones and blue and black diamonds have been treated to enhance their beauty and require special care. read more
David Yurman Southwest Band Ring - Sterling silver. 9mm band.
David Yurman Southwest Wide Feather Cuff Bracelet with Turquoise-Jewelry & Accessories
David Yurman 'streamline' Wide Band Ring - Gray titanium and sterling silver. 9mm wide.
David Yurman Streamline Wide Band Ring - Gray titanium/sterling silver. 9mm wide.
David Yurman Streamline Wide Band Ring-Jewelry & Accessories
David Yurman Southwest Wide Feather Cuff Bracelet With Turquoise - Sterling silver; cabochon mexican turquoise. Medium: 6.9" inner... circumference; large: 7.4" inner circumference. 17mm wide. No closure. Almost all gemstones and blue and black diamonds... read more
David Yurman Southwest Wide Cuff-Jewelry & Accessories
David Yurman Southwest Wide Cuff - Sterling silver. 18mm wide. Open cuff closure.
David Yurman Shipwreck Band Ring - Sterling silver. 8mm wide.
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David Yurman 'armory' Band Ring - Sterling silver. Ring, 9mm.
David Yurman Streamline Band Ring - Sterling silver. 6mm wide. Additional sizes are available by special order. To inquire, please... email a bloomingdale's specialist. Fine jewelry special order merchandise and items that have been altered for size may... read more
David Yurman Crossover Wide Ring - Sterling silver. 18.4mm wide. Additional sizes are available by special order. To inquire, plea...se email a bloomingdale's specialist. Fine jewelry special order merchandise and items that have been altered for size may... read more
David Yurman's 'Streamline' collection is inspired by automotive design with its self-aligning ball bearing motif as used in moder...n machinery. Sculpted in black titanium, this Streamline band ring features a sterling silver cable detail and measures 9mm in width. To ensure the shine and polish of your David Yurman piece, wash with a little non-bleach soapy water and wipe clean with a soft cloth. read more
David Yurman's 'Beveled' collection is characterised by hand-finished bands inspired by beveled edges. Sculpted in grey titanium, ...this Beveled band ring from David Yurman measures 6.5mm in width. To ensure the shine and polish of your David Yurman piece, wash with a little non-bleach soapy water and wipe clean with a soft cloth. read more
David Yurman 'crossover' Wide Ring - Sterling silver. 18mm wide.