How to Accessorize Your “I DO” Moment

You’ve found the perfect gown, now it’s time to plan your hair. Long bohemian locks? Romantic updo? Modern crop? Whatever your style, there’s a jewel to dress it beautifully. And don’t forget a pretty bag to keep your lipstick handy—as well as a tissue to dab those tears.


Hairdresser to Princess Grace, Audrey Hepburn, Liz Taylor and Jackie O—Alexandre de Paris has an impeccable lineage. He was the originator of the famous Comité Vendôme that still protects this wonderful area in Paris. Today, the brand boasts a wide selection of hair jewelry with true French chic. From simple Swarovski Crystal Pearl studs to sparkling statement flowers, the choice is yours. Designed in the Netherlands and handcrafted in Italy, Abrazi is known for its quality and attention to detail, amply demonstrated by exquisite Swarovski crystal and Crystal Pearl-studded hairpins and comb. From Poland, Giorre’s beautiful wedding combs are like mini crystal bouquets—they come rhodium plated or gold plated, and you can have them personalized too. USA Bride does romance perfectly. Full of dainty floral sprays, its combs and hairbands would look gorgeous in a woodland or garden setting. At the other end of the bridal spectrum is French brand ValérieValentine, whose barrettes, hairbands and bow clips exude contemporary elegance—ideal for a smart city ceremony. Traditional brides should take a look at what Berlin label Bianco Evento has to offer: a wonderful selection of graceful veils made of premium satin or French and Spanish lace, all embellished with Swarovski Crystal Pearls as well as crystals.


The Marina Clutch from Atelier Swarovski’s Core Collection brings stunning statement style to the big day. Available encrusted with crystals in Silver Shade or Golden Shadow, its silhouette echoes the facets of a crystal, so team it with simple structured gowns and trouser-suits. All cool, clean lines and glittering great rocks of crystal, this sensational Cucadas de Ana evening bag is for you if your wedding outfit has a modern directional look. Alternatively, why not have a little fun? Queen of the sparkly pop art purse Judith Leiber has created just the thing for a relaxed, playful wedding: the deliciously decadent Wedding Cake iced with thousands of crystals. It looks good enough to eat!