Accessories You Need and Want for Your Wedding Day
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Accessories You Need and Want for Your Wedding Day

Wedding Dress Accessories

Accessories can make everything better! While some fashionistas argue your wedding attire is not complete without accessories, it’s important to accessorize meticulously to complement not distract from your wedding dress. First and foremost, choose accessories that are a reflection of your personality and style. Secondly, choose accessories that convey your wedding theme whether it’s a feeling you want to portray such as romantic, a color scheme you want to incorporate like pastels, or an overall aesthetic for example a western wedding. Lastly, when choosing accessories, think about anything you might need to make you more comfortable on your big day. We rounded up a list of both practical and stylish wedding accessories for every season and shared our current favorites across various price points you can buy today!


Say “I do” and protect your eyes with a pair of sunglasses. This accessory is something brides often forget about and almost instantly regret it. While of course, you could simply just pack your everyday shades, what’s the fun in that? Here are some alternatives that are wedding-worthy and save you from having to squint if your venue is outside!

Sherri Oversize Cat Eye

We love the 1950s cat-eye mixed with the modern style of oversized shades. These timeless sunglasses have withstood the test of time for good reason and you definitely can’t beat that price!

Alani Cat Eye Sunglasses

This mid-range priced option is perfect for the chic and trendy bride. The square shape is very versatile and they’re polarized! The gold tones in the sunglasses will pair well with your gold jewelry. 

Tortoiseshell Acetate Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Treat yourself to a pair of designer sunglasses as a wedding gift to yourself. This timeless Fendi pair will truly be the gift that keeps on giving as you’ll be able to wear them all the time and remind you of the best day of your life.

Hair Accessories:

While hair accessories aren’t exactly a necessity, they are a great way to personalize your wedding day attire. In this list, we share a sampling of the many hair accessories on the market so you can find one that matches your personal style.

My Dearly Beloved White Organza Oversized Bow Hair Clip

Highlight your girly and romantic side with this oversized organza bow. We love how it’s both feminine and playful. Since the bow is on a clip it’s super easy to add before your reception for a different look! 

Flourishing Elegance White Beaded Pearl Headband

Embrace your inner princess with this crown. Choosing to style your hair and in something you frequently wear, like down, is always a good idea as you already know you like it. Adding this crown with branches adorned with pearls will elevate your everyday style.  

Danai Set of 5 Crystal Hair Pins

Add dimension and shine to your updo with these crystal hair pins. This is the perfect hair accessory to upgrade a bun for a special occasion and would be so adorable to also put in your flower girl’s hair. It will make her so happy!

White Beaded Pearl Headband

We love that this headband brings texture to your wedding look. The knit is perfect for a fall and winter wedding season as it reminds us of a cozy sweater. The knot and pearls also give the headband a nautical vibe, perfect for a coastal wedding.

Fall Wedding Hair Accessories

Flowers aren’t only for decor! We’re obsessed with the autumn-inspired colors of burgundy, cinnamon, and rust in this hair accessory! We featured above a set of 6 hair pins, but they also have flower crowns, hair combs, and if you want to match your bridal party they have boutonnieres and corsages for your groomsmen


Summer and destination weddings can get hot, hot, hot! Stay cool and look cool with a stylish fan. This accessory is unconventional but one you’ll be happy to have and also can double as chic prop in your wedding photos. Picture you and your hubby in a vintage convertible with a fan in your hand on your way to your honeymoon… photo magic! 

White Lace Embroidery Rose Hand Fan

We fell in love with this handmade fan as it’s so romantic and the perfect complement to your bridal attire. This handmade fan features lace detailing, bamboo and a tassel that’s foldable. 

Palm Personalized Hand Fan 

This woven palm fan is a perfect fit for a tropical beach wedding as they are handmade in collaboration with Mexican artisans. Not only are they a great bridal accessory, but a party favor for your guest especially since you can add your own custom engraving.

White Lace Embroidery Rose Hand Fan

We’re all about getting the most out of your accessories, and this personalized fan is the perfect memento. The elegant fan is made from a delicate cotton lace fabric and bamboo. Add your initial or a monstera for a tropical vibe to the silky fringe tassel.


You don’t need much on your wedding day, just the essentials. However, we promise a cute bag looks so much better than you holding your phone in all of your candid photos. All you need is room for your phone and makeup touch-ups! 

Gorgeous Finish White Beaded Sequin Rhinestone Floral Clutch

Bridal showers bring wedding flowers. We love this purse for a spring wedding as it will easily match your venue’s natural surroundings during that time of year. Use it as a clutch or opt to attach the silver chain strap.

Loco Small VLOGO Lambskin Shoulder Bag

Say till death do we part with your spouse and this Valentino bag. This timeless luxury bag is worth splurging on as it will not only look good with any wedding dress but any outfit in your married life.

Rochelle Blue Mini Bow Clutch

Check off your something blue and look stylish with this pastel number! Lean into this bridal tradition as an excuse to buy this stunning pleated bow clutch.

Eos Beaded Acrylic Box Clutch

Add a pop of color to your bridal attire with this funky clutch! Showcase your whimsical personality and tie in a bright summer color with this whimsical papaya tone. Make sure to check out the stunning jade green, neutral camel, striking persian blue and glacier patterns as well as classic ivory.

Stay Chic White Beaded Wood Handle Bag

This bag just screams tropical destination wedding to us! The detailing of the tiny seed beads and satin ribbons coming together to make a floral design with rhinestone centers and the circle wooden handles are what makes this bag so unique. We also love the sunshine yellow color option!


The options have been laid out for you, now it is time to choose the perfect first dance choreography for you and your partner!

Carolina Amato Viviana Silk Gloves

We know Jackie Kennedy would approve of these silk gloves. This luxurious pair is so soft and stops right above the elbow.

Ari Embellished Gloves

These gloves are a swanky take on a classic. The faux pearl and rhinestone embellishments line the gloves everywhere besides the palm of your hand which makes them a statement piece that is still functional. 

Blossom Veils Embellished Gloves

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Ooolala! Tell me these gloves aren’t sassy and chic? The sheer pattern adds style while the gems are playful. These gloves are everything, I might have to buy myself a pair!

Vintage 1960s Delicate Lace Gloves

Long gloves not your style? Try these shorter length delicate lace gloves with ascending pearls down the wrist! We can’t believe the price on these 1960s vintage gloves, try them in white or black! 


Hats off to you bride! A hat is a great option for a trendy and modern bride looking to add a little something to their reception look. A hat doubles as a protective layer from the sun and is a great way to highlight your wedding theme and your personality.

Room to Roam-ance Ivory Fedora Hat

This western-inspired fedora is perfect for a dessert wedding venue. While this is a more affordable option it looks much more expensive with its structured wide brim, teardrop-shaped crown, and gold-tone metal band.

Pearl And Crystal Trim Suede Hat

Cowboy hats are all the rage at weddings this year! We choose this mid-range priced hat as the glitter rhinestone band just adds a little bit glamor. Bonus points if you order this ahead of time so that you can wear it at your bachelorette party! 

Cash Cowboy Hat

The search for the perfect cowgirl hat ended with this one. The shaping of the cattleman crease crown with an upturned brim is just perfection. Spending a bit more will give you that perfect fit as this hat has an interior ribbon adjuster. We love that this hat comes into different shades of white, cream and creme so you can find one that matches the tone of your wedding dress.


These boots were made for walking… down the aisle. Shoes are a great way to bring your personality into your wedding day look. With outdoor weddings, boots are always a safe and stylish option because the last thing we want is your heel getting stuck or your feet hurting when tearing up the dance floor.  Again, we recommend you buy these statement shoes in advance so you can wear them at bridal events such as your bachelorette party or your bridal shower! 

Dagget Boot

You can’t get more perfect than these shoes for the cowgirl bride! These highly-rated iconic shoes feature premium leather, western embroidery, and a 2.5-inch heel. We can’t help but want to buy them in every color as they come in pink, black, green metallic, an icy pink, brown, washed brown, and a tan and white cow print. 

Betsey Johnson Women’s Cady Evening Booties

Make a statement with these booties! The classic bridal white keeps them on bridal theme, but they bring all the glam as they are completely encrusted with rhinestones that catch the light from every angle. The pointed toe and 3.25-inch heel make these classy and sassy! 

Dingo 1969 Full Bloom Leather Cowboy Boots

These boots are perfect for the bohemian bride! These cowboy boots add a subtle pop of color and texture with the flower embroidery. The casual western style features  lasting leather and a 2-inch heel. We can just picture a spring bride wearing these in a garden venue.


A veil is a timeless accessory that embodies the true essence of being a bride. It’s an accessory reserved for certain occasions, which is why it feels so special and sentimental. Adding a veil for your ceremony can completely change your look. While they are traditional, we love the variety modern veils offer in length and design. 

PARIS by Debra Moreland Floating Cathedral Veil

This cathedral-length veil is so dreamy! The double-lined veil has a finger-tip length blusher in front, ending just before your arms so you can still hold your bouquet underneath it. Get the best of both worlds with an second cathedral-length layer touching the floor.

Long Floral Veil

This veil will definitely turn heads when you walk down the aisle. Gorgeous embroidered rose appliques line the edge and up on the back of the long tulle. This veil will trail behind you as it is 108 inches.

Rose-Lace Appliqued Tulle Cathedral Veil

Bring on the romance with this dainty soft tulle veil. We’re obsessed with the lace detailing decorated with pearls and sequins for sparkle. The icing on the cake is the customizable aspect of this veil. Choose between an ivory or beige color and a shoulder, elbow, fingertip, waltz, or custom length.  

Birdcage Veil Wedding with Pearls

Get hitched and ditch the long veil for a short one! This birdcage veil is perfect for the classy and sophisticated bride with scattered pearls catching the light throughout. This veil uses a comb attachment, which is preferred according to a  bridal hairstylist. 


Accessorizing for fun and comfort is our favorite combination! An additional layer you can take on and off gives you just another way to show off your personality and choose something that goes along with your wedding theme. While you can plan every detail of your wedding, the weather is a variable you don’t want to have to worry about! Stress less and choose from our selection of jackets and wedding dress accessories for every bride and weather type!

Faux Leather Moto Jacket

This veil will definitely turn heads when you walk down the aisle. Gorgeous embroidered rose appliques line the edge and up on the back of the long tulle. This veil will trail behind you as it is 130 inches.

Long-Sleeve Tulle Wedding Dress Topper

Get two looks with one dress! This topper is perfect paired with a strapless dress for the in-between spring weather. The sheer long sleeve will compliment your dress and features an eye-catching button closure back.

Cropped Tweed Frayed Hem Blazer

We love that the simplicity of this blazer will let your wedding dress be the star of the show, but adds a stylish textural element with the tweed and the fringe trim. The attention to detail and fit with its cropped hemmed, single button closure, and padded shoulder make this a winner.

BHLDN Gemma Pearl-Embellished Jacket

Okay, I know your jaw just hit the floor when you saw this one! I mean, come on. If you are looking for a wow factor, girl this is YOUR jacket. If you’re looking for your statement piece, you can rest easy now because this fabulous coat will get the job done.

Jenny Yoo Giselle Puff-Sleeve Bridal Cape

We love a unique accessory and this bridal cape just adds all the drama. The full-length cape features flower beading and we love how easy it is to add and completely change your look.

Faux-Fur Wrap

Fur and winter weddings go hand and hand. We love how fur contrasts and adds a textural element to complement a traditional wedding dress. This faux-fur wrap is subtle yet stylish and warm!

Dahlia Feather Jacket

We choose this coat as it’s still a fur coat, but a completely different vibe. This dyed ostrich feather number is an ode to the 1920s flapper and is both classy and bold. 

Wedding Coat 

Walk down the aisle of a winter wonderland in this elegant wool coat. Genuine arctic fox fur line the color of this floor-length coat. We love that this coat still allows you to show off the details of your dress sleeves.  


Did you know that rain on your wedding day is actually good luck? Rather be safe than sorry during a rainy season and have an umbrella on hand. However, when choosing a practical accessory like this, we still want to have fun! Here are a few options that will look aesthetically pleasing in your wedding photos: 

Just Married Wedding Umbrella

We’re all about aesthetically pleasing and this bubble umbrella turns a functional item into a stylish accessory. We are always looking for that extra touch of sass and honey, this is it.

Just Married Wedding Umbrella

It won’t rain on your parade with this umbrella! This umbrella is just so picture perfect with white fringe detailing and surprisingly won’t break the bank! You’ll want to use it even if it doesn’t rain. 

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20 Shoes Perfect for Your Beach Wedding

Beach bum by day, beach bride by night! When it comes to brides getting married oceanside, there are a few factors that come into play when choosing your attire, specifically your shoes. Tripping down the aisle is a bridal nightmare we would rather not have you experience, so ditch your stilettos and opt for a flat, sandal or slides. Plus you can they’re easy to slip off to dip your toes in the ocean or go barefoot during your ceremony!

If your venue is near the beach or you’re wanting for some added extra height, thick heels, wedges or something with ankle support is the way to go. On the contrary, we always give the disclaimer, it’s your wedding your way, so if the shoe fits your dream, by all means wear them! Here are our top 20 coastal inspired shoes fit for a beach wedding! Make sure to also check out our blog 20 Beach Wedding Dresses for Every Type of Bride


Maeve Open-Toe Fisherman Sandals

Courtesy: Anthropologie

We’re kicking off our list with a bang with this open-toe sandal. This shoe gives a nod to the beach with a braided trim, but the simple back strap brings in an element of class. Perfect for the bride who wants to incorporate subtle coastal elements in her look with an effortless yet bold slide. 


Vicenza Raffia Platform Heels

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Embrace your inner beachy bohemian bride head on with these platform sandals! The platform heel and the beach go hand and hand, so this will certainly not be the last on this list. However, these shoes really play into the free-spirited vibes with the crocheted detailing. We love the added 1.5″ inches you’ll comfortably get with the wedge heel makes these super easy to walk in! 


Brinn Sandals

Courtesy: Dolce Vita

These Dolce Vita sandals have been insanely popular for good reason! The braided detailing will add a unique textural element to your look. We chose the shade natural raffia, however they are also offered in other colors. While we opted for lots of straps, honorable mention goes to the Barty Sandals that are the exact same shoe but with your classic flip flop strap. 


Kanika Flats Pearl

Courtesy: Dolce Vita

Not all beach weddings have to be bohemian themed! This flat sandal is elegant and practical for the sand with the modest heel and the adjustable ankle strap. We love the classy imitation pearls at the ankle. What really sold us is holographic sheen that will add a pop of shimmer to your all white ensemble. 


Vicenza Studded Fisherman Flats

Courtesy: Anthropologie

For the carefree bride! These slides are easy to strap on and off and wear all vacation, not just your wedding day! We love that cutouts and scallop detailing in the toe straps add a little something fun to a neutral shoe. If honey is not your fave, they also come in black.


Seychelles Trinket Sandals

Courtesy: Anthropologie

We’re BIG fans of mules so we searched high and low for a beach inspired pair and we could include on this list. This Seychelles pair is muwah chef’s kiss. We love how they are dressy with a ½ heel and pointed toe yet casual with the woven style. For brides looking for a silver white, these are just that.


Yarrow Canvas Suede Espadrille Platform Wedges 

Yarrow Canvas Suede Espadrille Platform Wedges
Courtesy: Dillard’s

How fun is it to be able to say you wore UGGs at your wedding – let alone on the beach. We love a brand that we know we can trust. The 2.5 inch jute wrapped heel is the perfect beachy touch to these suede bow wedges. Plus, the shoes can easily be slipped on and off with the back zipper. The durable rubber outsole is built to last long beyond your wedding. 


Silent D Pure Platform Sandals 

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Who could possibly say not to a solid platform sandal? Not only are these a beautiful white color, but they also scream beach wedding. We are absolutely in love with the flirty straps. You could wear these bad boys all weekend if you really wanted to. These shoes are great for the bride that wants to be able to wear her wedding day attire more than once. If you are looking for a more laid back wedding, these shoes scream just that.


MairiTwo Leather Ankle Strap Wedge Sandals

MairiTwo Leather Ankle Strap Wedge Sandals
Courtesy: Dillard’s

Coco Chanel said “simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance” and we think these shoes embody that principle. While the basic white or nude stiletto is a classic in bridal, these are a more suitable version for the sand. It’s no surprise these shoes have excellent reviews with the simple 1.5 inch heel supported with a microfiber cushion for added comfort. Plus you can’t beat that price! 


Silent D Sporty Wedge Sandals

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Looking to step it up a notch? These platform sandals are a perfect match for any surface. The spunky slip on closure strap is made to keep you locked in all day; however padded with a memory foam sock to keep you on the dance floor all night long. Even better, is the bottom of these shoes are actually made of a rubber sole, perfect for any accidental splashes.


Wanika Sandal

Courtesy: Dolce Vita

Okay, but why are these giving mama mia? If you are aiming for the beach wedding vibe, adding in some mama mia magic is of course welcomed. The straps on the shoes have a detailing we are obsessed with. This detailing paired with the buckle is everything we needed in our beach wedding fantasy. The platform look helps the shoe stand out and scream laid back.


Larroude The Blair Flats 

Courtesy: Anthropologie

If you’re not looking for a sandal, ballet flats are the perfect timeless alternative! These are an elegant take on the girl next store shoe. The shape of these shoes give the a vintage, something borrowed look. 


Reformation Maize Platform Heeled Sandals

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Another chic option are these Reformation heels. If you’re getting married near the beach and are looking for a bit of height, the 3 inch block heel is perfect for you. We love that these shoes can be party appropriate! Besides cream they come in a beautiful praline, black, silver, and gold. 


Dalon Pearl Sandals 

Courtesy: Dolce Vita

Pearls are a beach brides best friend. These simple slides would be the perfect accompaniment to any wedding dress by adding a bit of texture. You can also find the Pearl detailing in Dolce Vita’s Paily Pearl Heels with a 2.8inch heel or a thicker strap with a modest 1.1inch heel.


Loeffler Randall Dahlia Heels

Courtesy: Anthropologie

This is our version of Cinderella’s slipper fit for the beach. The lace embellishment detail is just so dreamy and we’re obsessed with the flower-like detailing (perfect for brides with flowers on your dress)! The ankle strap is always flattering and the heel of 2 inches is just right. 


Loeffler Randall Estella Pleated Ruffle Heeled Sandals 

Courtesy: Anthropologie

This pleated ruffle says it all. With the toe of the shoe screaming ocean, how could you not consider these beauties for your wedding day? Everything about this shoe is elegant and perfect. If your beach wedding is close to the beach, but not on it, we recommend this shoe. The skinny heal will make it hard to walk on the sand, so make sure you have a hard surface when you walk down the isle.


Circus NY by Sam Edelman Hartlie Heels 

Courtesy: Anthropologie

Channel the ocean waves and check something blue off your list with these romantic sandals. Go bold or go home with this shoe. What a heel and what a color! Tell me this shoe doesn’t exactly resemble the colors of the ocean? Want even more glitz and glamor? Try them in a gold or silver glitter color. 


Bernardo Mallorca Platform Sandals

Courtesy: Anthropologie

For the laid back bride! One of our favorite simple and classy wedge platform options. There really is no going wrong here if you are seeking some extra inches while also having a laid back shoe. We love how effortlessly this shoe works with the beach.


Tessy Embellished Sandal 

Tessy Embellished Sandal
Courtesy: Nordstrom

Channel a flapper in the roaring twenties with these gemstone embellished sandals! The crystal flowers blooming across the toe strap will give an absolutely stunning sheen when the sunlight hits them. The dainty straps are a stylish touch to the simple very affordable flat sandal. We showcase them here in the champagne satin color, but they also come in light gold, silver, rose gold and sky blue. 

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