More and more brides are taking the leap and opting to wear a white jumpsuit on their wedding day. The chic look has been championed by celebrity brides including Solange Knowles, in her marriage to video producer Alan Ferguson, and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who, of course, is married to actor George Clooney.
Knowles actually wore three different jumpsuits by French designer Stéphane Rolland during her wedding weekend, beginning with a sexy ivory-toned version she wore while biking to the ceremony at New Orleans' Marigny Opera House. By the wedding's end, she was dancing in the streets to a brass band while wearing her third jumpsuit, with a plunging neckline.
For the Italian civil ceremony that preceded her wedding, Amal Clooney wore what looked like a white jumpsuit, but was actually belted separates, by Stella McCartney. Clooney, who is friends with McCartney, has also worn a one-shoulder jumpsuit with crochet lace and cropped legs by the British designer, as well as a lace burgundy jumpsuit by Giambattista Valli.
A white bridal jumpsuit is a chic dress alternative that is perfect for the style-savvy bride. As Clooney did, the bride can wear a white jumpsuit to her civil wedding for an unexpected look that is destined to impress. She can also wear a jumpsuit to the wedding ceremony to create a memorable look. As another option, she could wear a jumpsuit to her wedding reception, because this wedding-dress alternative is perfect for hitting the dance floor. Freedom is the vibe of a bridal jumpsuit, and we love it.
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.
Flower crowns are all the rage in decorative headpieces, allowing a creative bride to imbue her wedding with a boho fairy vibe. These flower crowns have roots in mythology and art and can be traced back to ancient Greece, where people wore them to celebrate the gods. Flower crowns made a major comeback during the '60s and '70s, when hippies ushered them in as a symbol of peace, love and intimacy with nature.
Bridesmaids, flower girls and brides can all accessorize themselves with floral crowns for a romantic wedding filled with blooms. Any hairstyle will accommodate a flower crown, whether it's sitting atop cascading tresses, encircling a high, wavy ponytail or wrapped around an elegant bun. Angela Cosmai, celebrity colorist and color corrector at Pierre Michel Salon in New York City, says, "A lovely idea to pair with a flower crown is a headband braid, which can be achieved with your hair or by adding a faux braid. Wrap the braid around the head then intertwine the hair in and out of the flower crown to give you a whimsical look."
Most brides won't want to part with their flower crown after the big day, and they don't have to: These crowns, available at favorite retailers including ASOS, David's Bridal, Amazon and more, can do double duty as a festival accessory. Watch out, Coachella!
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.
Bridesmaids' gifts show your bevy of besties how much you appreciate the support they gave you throughout your wedding prep and the big day. These bridesmaids helped you select a wedding dress, offered a shoulder cry on and laughed with you during the long, fun and stressful wedding day. Giving a fabulous bridesmaids gift is a traditional gesture of appreciation. We love bridesmaids gifts that are stylish, useful and possess universal appeal, particularly if they are cushy "extras" that your bridesmaids typically wouldn't have bought for themselves. So don't fret: We've rounded up the coolest bridesmaids gifts, including pieces from Anthropologie, Amazon and ASOS, to give you a list of gifts they will truly love.
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18K yellow gold oval earrings with prong set faceted mother of pearl stone. French hook closure. Approx. 0.75" L x 0.5" W. Approx.... 0.25" stone face. Imported read more
Diamonds shine on this pair of sterling silver, round earrings. Sterling silver diamond embellished circular open earrings. Post b...ack. Approx. 22mm length. ImportedPlease note: Diamond weight may not be exact. read more
Tonal stones add a lovely touch to this layered sterling silver pair of Rock Candy earrings. Sterling silver mixed stone layered g...eometric drop earrings. Post back. Approx. 3" length. Imported read more
18K gold open teardrop earrings with Swiss blue topaz, moonstone, and London blue topaz over mother-of-pearl embellishments. Frenc...h hook back. Approx. 2" length. Imported read more
Jacquie Aiche believes that the right piece of jewelry can enhance a woman's natural beauty, which is what she aims to achieve wit...h each design. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, this earring has two swishy chains that are set with 0.76-carats of brilliant-cut diamonds. Tuck your hair back on one side to show it off. read more
Jacquie Aiche's 14-karat gold single earring is set with a flowing sequence of diamonds. Wear yours like the designer herself - wi...th different shades of gold. read more
The arabesque shape of Jacquie Aiche's earrings is inspired by traditional Moroccan patterns. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, this... pair is encrusted with 1.84-carats of glistening diamonds and strung with feather charms intricately carved from bone. Enhance their glamorous, bohemian vibes with loose waves or a fishtail braid. read more
Fans of Jacquie Aiche's jewelry are in good company - Gigi and Bella Hadid are often pictured wearing her layered pieces. This nec...klace is handmade from 14-karat rose gold and adorned with brilliant-cut diamonds that trickle down the chain. read more
Jacquie Aiche's pieces combine her Native American heritage with Middle Eastern influences - the beautiful, bohemian designs will ...work for any occasion, from festivals to weddings. Designed to resemble a fishtail, these earrings are handcrafted from polished 14-karat gold and studded with diamond studs just below the curved posts. They're discreetly hinged to ensure subtle movement with every step. read more
Jacquie Aiche is often inspired by her Egyptian and American roots - influences easy to see in these dainty earrings. Handmade fro...m polished 14-karat gold, they're strung with black pearls intricately carved into feathers and dusted with a row of sparkling diamonds. Wear yours day or night, keeping them in focus with side-swept hair. read more
Born to Egyptian and Native American parents, Jacquie Aiche grew up immersed in both cultures and their rich visual heritages. Thi...s bracelet is crafted from 14-karat rose gold, with brilliant-cut diamonds swaying beautifully from individual links. Stack yours with similar pieces from the collection. read more
PorterEdit names puka jewelry one of this season's top trends, and Jacquie Aiche's lariat necklace is such a cool way to tap into ...it. Hand-cast from 14-karat gold, it's dotted with glistening diamonds and strung with four gilded shell charms. Showcase yours against plunging necklines. read more
Jacquie Aiche takes inspiration from nature and translates it into her designs so beautifully - the cascading chains on this ring ...are influenced by a flowing waterfall. Hand-cast from 18-karat gold, it has a slim V-shaped band and shimmers with dainty diamonds. We think it looks best on your middle finger. read more
Jacquie Aiche's ring can be worn solo, but looks so cool stacked with similar styles, too. Hand-cast from 14-karat gold, this dain...ty piece has a pavéd band and is bezel-set with a trillion-cut diamond. Try it on your index or middle finger. read more
Jacquie Aiche's delicate bracelet is perfect for every day. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, it's dotted with 0.12-carats of brilli...ant-cut diamonds that contrast prettily against the sleek polished bars. Wear yours stacked with similar styles. read more
Emily Ratajkowski, Hailey Bieber and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are just a few of the women who love Jacquie Aiche's elegant jewelr...y. Handmade from polished 14-karat gold, this dainty necklace is strung with 15 diamond-encrusted triangle charms that sparkle as you move. Make it your everyday signature. read more
Jacquie Aiche often finds inspiration in solar and lunar activity, and she translates it so beautifully into her fine jewelry coll...ections. Reminiscent of the sun, this ring is handcrafted from 14-karat gold and set with diamonds along the open face and band. It looks cool worn on your middle finger. read more
Jacquie Aiche describes her collections as the sartorial embodiment of ethereal ease and what better motif to represent the sentim...ent than a feather? Handmade from 14-karat gold and hand-carved lapis lazuli, this pair is studded with aquamarine stones and glistening diamonds. Sweep your hair into a ponytail to keep them in focus. read more
Jacquie Aiche's #JAtribe includes Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Emily Ratajkowski and Gigi Hadid. Cast from 14-karat gold, this singl...e earring is encrusted with shimmering diamonds and has two removable pendants - one's set with an iridescent moonstone while the other features an abalone shell intricately carved to resemble a feather. read more
Native American motifs are a defining element in Jacquie Aiche's fine jewelry. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, this necklace has a... miniature dream catcher pendant encrusted with brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds - the latter are suspended from chains to symbolize floating feathers. read more
Jacquie Aiche's Beverly Hills showroom is a hot spot for so many stylish celebrities, including Emily Ratajkowski, Gigi Hadid and ...Rihanna. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, these earrings are strung with feather-shaped horn and teardrop-cut onyx charms, both illuminated by shimmering diamonds. Follow the hashtag #JATribe on Instagram to see how others are styling their bohemian pieces. read more
Jacquie Aiche's bohemian jewelry is loved by so many stylish women - Blake Lively and Gigi Hadid are loyal members of the #JAtribe.... Handmade from polished 14-karat gold, this necklace is strung with dainty diamonds suspended by equally delicate hammered disc charms. Wear it when you're on vacation or heading for brunch. read more
So many stylish celebrities and models are part of Jacquie Aiche's #JATribe - join the gang by simply using the hashtag when uploa...ding a photo of yourself wearing the designer's pieces. Handmade from 14-karat gold, this choker is set with sparkling brilliant, marquise and pear-cut diamonds. Adjust the drop to wear it closer to the collarbone. read more
Gigi Hadid has been spotted wearing different iterations of Jacquie Aiche's dainty necklace, so we're sure it's only a matter of t...ime before she adds this one to her collection. Handcrafted from 14-karat gold, it's set with round and baguette-cut diamonds that rest on the collarbone. Adjust the length to find your perfect drop. read more
Jacquie Aiche's choker is a refined take on puka styles that were so popular in the '90s. Hand-cast from 14-karat gold, it's strun...g with carefully carved shells and glistening diamonds. Layer yours with the brand's longer necklaces. read more
Jacquie Aiche gravitates towards natural symbols and precious gems in her jewelry, inspired by Native American iconography. Handma...de from 14-karat gold, this earring is detailed with brilliant-cut diamonds, three gleaming rubies and a carved feather-shaped bone charm. Balance the jaw-skimming drop opposite daintier studs. - Trillion-cut rubies, total weight: 0.60-carats; brilliant-cut H-I SI diamonds, total weight: 0.18-carats - Butterfly fastening for pierced ears - Bone: Cow - NET-A-PORTER is a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council read more