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.
Celebrating one's nuptials by the sea provides ample opportunity to choose from an array of effortlessly chic bridal gowns. Luckily, there are nearly as many alternatives to the traditional ball gown as there are grains of sands on the beach. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills.
Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride.
With Cinderella's dainty slipper in their collective memories, some brides seldom think about comfortable shoes on the big day. But there's no wisdom in wearing wobbly stilettos to an event at which you might actually want to dance. Modern brides are opting for practical wedding shoes that can be worn more than once, as opposed to extremely high-heeled shoes that leave their tootsies blistered on the honeymoon. Also, we get it: Some very tall brides prefer to seek out more sensible heels, including flats, wedges and kitten heels that may also boast cushioned footbeds and supportive straps. So if you, too, want to dance the night away at your wedding, check out this list of swoon-worthy wedding flats that are just as ravishing as 4-inch heels (and much more practical). These styles from ASOS, Nordstrom, David's Bridal and more will take you from the ceremony to the after party in blissful comfort.
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Showcase your contemporary sense of style when you don these sterling silver long triangle earrings.Earring Details Length: 1.5 in.... Backings: wire Metal: sterling silver Packaging: boxed Size: One Size. Color: Grey. Gender: Female. Age Group: Adult. read more
Showcase your soaring sense of style with these pave butterfly drop earrings. Earring Details Length: 1 in. Backings: click-it Met...al: iron, zinc Plating: rose gold tone Nickel free Size: One Size. Color: Blue. Gender: Female. Age Group: Adult. read more
The modern look of these LC Lauren Conrad earrings makes them the perfect way to show off your contemporary sense of style.Earring... Details Length: 2.15 in. Backings: fishhook Not appropriate for children 14 years old and younger. Size: One Size. Color:... read more
: Earring length: 2 in. Backings: fishhook Beads: teardrop & round Inlays: faceted Metal: silver tone Not appropriate for children... 12 years old and younger. Size: One Size. Color: Black. Gender: Female. Age Group: Adult. read more
From PANDORA, with their regal-inspired motifs, this PANDORA Roseâ„¢ hoop earrings will transport you back in time with their vint...age feel, then back to the future with their contemporary shape. PANDORA Style #: 287732 read more
From PANDORA, complete your outfit with a crown. This sterling silver necklace creates a modern fairy-tale feel with united hearts... and their crowning glory. Wear it in three different lengths to suit your look. PANDORA Style # 397719-45 read more
From PANDORA, this sterling silver bracelet and its heart-shaped padlock brings a regal touch to your wrist and versatility to sty...lings. Put the padlock on another bracelet or wear it on a necklace chain. PANDORA Style #: 597602 read more
"Glam up your look with these chic Pandora Rose™ hoop earrings. Adorned with contrasting clear cubic zirconia stones and cut-out h...earts, they will complete any outfit with their contemporary expression. Style # 286318Cz." read more
From PANDORA, fine droplets of clear cubic zirconia dangle gracefully from these sterling silver earrings. Above them gleam orbs e...mbellished with regal-style motifs, to make you feel like a queen. PANDORA Style #: 297686CZ read more
"For a bold statement, these large sterling silver hoop earrings from the Pandora Autumn 2017 collection are the way to go. Glitte...ring clear cubic zirconia stones continue the cool palette and cut-out hearts take these classics into a new era. The earrings secure with snap-lock backs. Style # 296319Cz." read more
From PANDORA, these two-in-one sterling silver earrings are essentials for any jewelry box. Wear the heart studs with or without t...heir shimmering jackets depending on how you feel. PANDORA Style #: 297709CZ read more
From PANDORA, adorned with a sparkling clear cubic zirconia pave, these elegant heart design sterling silver stud earrings are sur...e to catch the eye with their glistening decoration.Style #: 290541CZ read more
"With a simple heart-shaped outline accented with shimmering cubic zirconia stones, these classic stud earrings in Pandora Rose™ a...re appropriate for every occasion. The rosy hue lends a romantic, vintage touch to the design. The unique metal blend of Pandora Rose™ consists mainly of copper. Style # 280528Cz." read more
Rooted firmly in the ground but reaching for the stars, these beautifully detailed PANDORA sterling silver stud earrings represent... the ancient tree of life, symbolic of strength, family and protection.PANDORA Style#: 297085 read more
"Each of these romantic earrings for her from the 2014 Valentine's Day collection by Pandora features a three-dimensional heart. T...he earrings are secured with friction backs. Style # 290550." read more
"Rooted firmly in the ground but reaching for the stars, these beautifully detailed sterling silver stud earrings from the Pandora... 2018 Mother's Day collection feature a tree, symbolic of strength, family, and protection. The earrings secure with friction backs. Style # 297085." read more
"Perfect for every occasion, these Pandora Rose™ heart-shaped hoops add a dose of love to your look. Adorned with pastel-hued cubi...c zirconia stones, they are minimalist elegance at its best. Style # 287231Nrpmx." read more
"Bring a romantic touch to any outfit with these exquisite stud earrings in sterling silver from the Pandora Spring 2018 collectio...n. Beaded details and an outline of sparkling cubic zirconias underline the elegant swirling expression. Style # 297099Cz." read more
From PANDORA, these sterling silver stud earrings each feature two solid sterling silver small hearts set on sterling silver post ...backings.Style #: 290550 read more
From PANDORA, classic sterling silver hoops get a contemporary twist with the addition of sparkling clear cubic zirconia stones an...d cut-out hearts. Their size make them the perfect go-to staples for every woman.PANDORA Style#: 296317CZ read more
Glam up your look with these chic PANDORA Roseâ„¢ hoop earrings. Adorned with contrasting clear cubic zirconia stones with cut-out... hearts, they will complete any outfit with their contemporary expression.PANDORA Style#: 286318CZ read more
From PANDORA, for a bold statement, these large sterling silver hoop earrings are the way to go. Glittering clear cubic zirconia s...tones continue the cool palette and cut-out hearts take these classics into a new era.PANDORA Style#: 296319CZ read more
From PANDORA, these sterling silver hoop earrings with beautiful hearts and sparkling details are sophisticated and expressive. Th...ey take a classic jewelry staple to a new dimension. PANDORA Style #: 297290CZ read more
"Perfect for every occasion, these sterling silver Pandora heart-shaped hoops add a dose of love to your look. Adorned with pastel...-hued crystals and cubic zirconia stones, they are minimalist elegance at its best. Style # 297231Nrpmx." read more
From PANDORA, with its finely crafted heart shape and regal-inspired pattern, this sterling silver key pendant unlocks the secret ...recipe of sophistication and enhancement. PANDORA Style #: 397725 read more
The epitome of feminine elegance, these PANDORA double heart-shaped stud earrings in sterling silver are adorned with radiant 14K ...gold and lustrous mother-of-pearl. Truly a gift for someone special.Style #: 290697MOP. read more