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The most sought-after brands
Bridal accessories to look impeccable from head to toe
by Flavia Arditi
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When it comes to choosing your look for the most important day of your life, details are key. That’s why it’s really important to carefully choose your bridal accessories – along with your dress, of course.
At the end of the day, it’s all about style. If you aspire for perfection, you’ll have to consider how to achieve a flawless look from head to toe. Whether a jewelery set, clasp, suspenders, or simply a ribbon or hairpin, here’s our roundup of the most exclusive, sought-after brands for impeccable results.
This New York brand of luxury hair accessories and jewelry is the brand of choice to complete your look with a unique touch. With a bridal section, Jennifer Behr offers a range of exquisite accessories for any occasion, from engagement parties to the big day. Whether you’re seeking simplicity or that wow factor, you will not be disappointed. The Something Blue collection includes headbands, earrings, bobby pins, combs, tiaras, bows, hats, violette and hand-crafted accessories.
You’ll be spoiled for choice with this brand’s bridal collection, with accessories that perfectly reflect the modern woman’s dichotomy between the modern and the nostalgic. These sublime collections are extremely elegant and refined, with tiaras, barrettes, ribbons, crowns, bobbies and a wide variety of hair accessories decorated with pearls and Swarovski crystals, also available in simple designs plated in fine gold and silver.
Exclusive Italian bridal accessory brand Jonida Ripani is for extremely romantic, chic women. With its strong tradition in craftsmanship, the label creates exquisitely handcrafted pieces. The brand’s fairytale collections help you achieve a flawless bridal look, with crowns and tiaras, clasps, hand decorated veils with gorgeous details, hairpins, clasps and an enchanting selection of earrings. Jonida Ripani also offers bespoke and made-to-measure services, so you can create and personalize your dream bridal accessory, making it unique to you.
Specialized in bridal accessories, Berkiva Designs is a small brand where each piece is handmade by talented designer Polina Stevens, who helps brides-to-be find the crowning glory for their wedding hair. Her hair accessories, veils and garters are designed to meet the needs of the modern and romantic timeless bride. There’s an online shop, and you can contact the designer for made-to-measure pieces.
This animal-friendly London-based fashion brand creates ready-to-wear pieces and accessories with quirky influences and vintage touches. The collection includes chic, embroidered balaclavas for mountain weddings, chignon covers decorated with crystal stones, clips, headbands, hats, scarves, and a small selection of jewelry. If you’re looking for something different, you’ll most definitely find something to make you stand out.
Creating stunning embroidered turbans, hair accessories and jewelry, this brand by Spanish stylist MaryJane Claverol truly stands out for its creativity. Exotic, retro influences come together with a unique and contemporary style for brides who want to be bold and stand out at all costs. The collection can be viewed online, meaning you’re only a click away from the brand’s bridal accessories and gorgeous pieces.
Using the finest craftsmanship, Eugenia Kim offers an innovative bridal collection to suit a wide variety of tastes and styles, with customizable straw hats for bachelorette parties, wide-brimmed hats, cone hats, cowboy hats, bowler hats, hairbands and headbands, all wonderfully embroidered and enriched with unique, unmistakable details. Eugenia Kim has a decisively innovative approach to luxury that marries clean lines and blends classic shapes with fresh, feminine playfulness.
Known for her beautiful solid silver jewelry collections characterized by sculptural silhouettes, Sophie Buhai crafts every piece by hand using recycled materials to minimize environmental impact. Inspired by surrealism and primitivism, the brand constantly experiments with new shapes and materials, including gold, pearls, semi-precious stones and leather. The brand’s collection of jewelry and hair accessories are imbued with art and creativity.
14/Quatorze creates jewelry and hair accessories heavily inspired by nature and recalling spring blossoms. The delicate, elegant creations are perfect for the bride-to-be who seeks ethereal, timeless beauty for her special day. Mirroring the delicacy of the brand’s namesake, Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is handcrafted by Japanese artisans.
Kenneth Jay Lane
The innovation, talent and exceptional creativity of Kenneth Jay Lane cemented his place in the history of fashion. For over 60 years, he was one of the world’s most respected jewelry designers. With his Falsi Favolosi he enchanted celebrities, royalty and socialites, taking costume jewelry to another level. With its reproductions of great classics at affordable prices and a considerable selection of vintage pieces, this brand is an interesting choice.
This brand creates affordable jewelry and accessories that combine the founder’s passion for handcrafted artisan pieces with organic forms found in nature, capturing the essence of everyday luxury. Each piece is characterized by strong multicultural influences, and is meticulously designed to embody the independent spirit of the brand’s California roots.
This brand skillfully combines ancient jewelry traditions with innovative shapes and designs. Glamorous, sophisticated and entirely handmade, Rosantica’s creations include splendidly decorated handbags, jewels and hair accessories, available online and in-store from some of the world’s most exclusive retailers.
With over thirty years of experience, Ranjana Khan is inspired by her native India, creating veritable works of art that are bold and full of personality. Featuring oriental influences, her jewels, hair accessories and earrings are for women who want unique, unusual pieces to feel both beautiful and exotic.
The beauty and complexity of the everyday are documented with exemplary mastery in this brand’s creations, all made with recycled materials. Completedworks’ iconic pieces use sculptural forms to explore existential issues and the language of art. These unique jewelry and high jewelry creations are enlivened with philosophical depth and meaning, making them perfect for your special day.