Dating back to the 1600s, cufflinks have long been the choice of nattily-attired men for securing the French cuffs on their dress shirts. These small ornamental clasps, once called "sleeve buttons," were made of silver and gold that was often encrusted with precious gems.
Today, one needn't be a true gentleman with an estate and butler to wear cufflinks to a special event. In fact, for a wedding we'd expect no less: After all, cufflinks are a must-wear, especially if yours is a black tie wedding. Plus, they're a great way to add a commemorative piece of jewelry to the occasion. They can announce his style, celebrate your bond or underscore his passion for a movie, book or vehicle.
You might be the star of this show, but when your ring bearer makes his way up the aisle, step aside: All eyes will be on him. And this diminutive darling should carry a pillow that is as stylish as the wedding itself. The wedding ring bearer pillow carries a special symbolism, since it is the vessel upon which the couple's wedding bands sit. Today, many artisans have focused on creating gorgeous ring bearer pillows that live up to this important task. If your nuptials will be on a farm, the pillow can take rustic inspiration. For a glamorous affair, there are pillows trimmed in bows, lace and crystals. Garden or beach-inspired weddings can be well-served by pillows that bring a combination of fabrics and trims reminiscent of the sea. Whatever your wedding style, here are the 10 sweet ring bearer pillows from Etsy, David's Bridal, Amazon and more.
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.
The wedding table runner has traditionally been a must-have décor item for dressing up a table, whether it's used to cover the midsection of a bare table or added atop a tablecloth to create a rich tableau. In earlier centuries, layering such items was reserved for the wealthy as a sumptuous way to display one's taste. (Downton Abbey, anyone?) As a new bride, you'll enjoy using runners to decorate your table, along with your new serveware, china and glassware. For a wedding, they give an additional pop to the overall wedding design. Table runners may reflect the bride's color scheme to create a coordinated color palette, or in a neutral color, wedding table runners can provide the perfect backdrop for flowers and table settings.
Table runners can help lend a summery vibe to a wedding, as well. A burlap runner is perfect for a rustic wedding, while a floral print runner is divine for a garden wedding, and a shiny table runner ups the ante for a black-tie affair. Whatever your style, we've collected the best table runners from stores such as Etsy, Nordstrom, Macy's and more.
Your wedding day is the perfect opportunity to reveal your beautiful best all the way to your fingertips. That's why we've curated the prettiest nail polish colors for summer brides, all available now at Walmart. From sweet pink to sensual gray to seaworthy blue, here are a handful of our favorites tones that will work with wedding gowns and bridal party dresses of any color, along with suntanned skin of course!
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Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Kenilworth Creamer - Florals, Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Kenilworth Bread & Butter Plate - Florals, Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton The Charlotte Dinner Plate - Florals, Pink Bands, Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Orient Dinner Plate - E5697,Floral Rim&Center,Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton The Beaufort (Center Design) Dinner Plate - Center Design,Floral Rim,Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Sutherland Dinner Plate - Flow Blue,Floral,Scalloped,Gold Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Lombardy Salad Plate - Green Scrolls,Florals,Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Floradora Green Dinner Plate - Fine China,Floral Green Trim,Scalloped
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Symphony Dinner Plate - Multicolor Floral Band, Gold Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Nankin Dinner Plate - Older, Green Trim Floral, Multisided
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton The Charlotte Luncheon Plate - Florals, Pink Bands, Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton The Charlotte Salad Plate - Florals, Pink Bands, Mustard Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Giselle Dinner Plate - Plat Trim & Inner Ring, Floral Rim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Phoenix Dinner Plate - Fine China, Pink/Yellow Floral
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Old Trentham Sprays Dinner Plate - Floral,Multisided,Green Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Tartan Dinner Plate - Plaid, Gold Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Sapphire Blossom Dinner Plate - Blue Floral Border,Platinum Trim
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Angelique Dinner Plate - White Background, Blue Floral
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton Medford Dinner Plate - Ribbed Rim, Floral Center
Royal Doulton - Royal Doulton The Charlotte Square Salad Plate - Florals, Pink Bands, Mustard Trim
Royal Cauldon - Royal Cauldon 8787 Dinner Plate - Floral,Green Band,Mustard Scroll&Trim
Spode - Spode Chelsea Garden (Mustard Trim) Dinner Plate - Floral, Multifmotif, Mustard Trim