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The ultimate bridal accessories checklist
There is absolutely no doubting the fact that there are so many things to purchase and arrange for a wedding ceremony that it is easy to forget a couple of essential wedding accessories here and there. It is important to keep in mind that it’s the finer details that make your special day that just that much more unique, so check out our ultimate bridal accessories checklist to make 100 percent sure you’ve got everything you need for the perfect wedding.
Must-have accessories for the bride- The most important and most obvious item on a bride’s shopping list is a wedding dress, but what else do you need to complete your look? A hair accessories including a veil or headpiece to match your dress, wedding shoes comfy enough to dance the whole night, a clutch for wedding essentials, jacket, cardigan or light sweater in case of a weather change, wedding jewelry to add much-needed bling, the bridal garter for male guests pleasure and of course special bridal lingerie for added support and to make you feel super sexy on your very special day.
Must-have accessories for the groom- It’s essential for the groom to dress up and look his absolute best on this special occasion and any accessories for the groom are designed to help personalize the wedding look. Firstly and most importantly a wristwatch to make sure he gets to the church on time, handkerchief to wipe away any sweat or tears, cufflinks to add a touch of pizzazz to his outfit, a suit buttonhole for his matching mini-bouquet, a bow or conventional tie or cravat as determined by the bride preferences and time of day of course and last but definitely not least waistcoat, cummerbund, hat or gloves in case of a very formal wedding.
Must-have accessories for the wedding party- It’s important to keep in mind that the bride and groom are not the only members of the wedding party that will have must-have accessories. Bridesmaids, ushers and in-laws will need a few small additions to make it clear as day that they are part of the wedding party. Bridesmaids’ jewels to serve as a thank you gift from the bride and groom, bridesmaids’ hair accessories to finish off the look, bridesmaids’ shoes to match their dresses, buttonholes and wrist corsages, wedding ring bags or cushions for either the best man or ring bearer, beautiful little baskets for flower girls to carry petals and flowers and last but definitely not least ties, waistcoats, and top hats for the fathers and ushers,
Must-have accessories for the ceremony- Generally the ceremony tends to be plain neglected by couples when it comes to wedding accessories and décor. With just a little thought and a few great accessory choices a ceremony can be turned into something super special. Confetti, petals, bubbles, or rice for guests to welcome the newlywed couple outside the church door, orders of service to help guests follow the ceremony and lightly scented candles to add ambience to the occasion.
Must-have accessories for the reception- A wedding day breakfast is the perfect time for reception accessories, and your tables will be covered with trinkets and other petite treasures to make it as unique and personal as possible. Escort cards, place names and a seating plan will assist guests to find their exact seats, bombonieres are ideal to thank your guests for sharing the wonderful day with you, wedding cake toppers, knifes, stand, cake boxes, table jewels, table runners, candles, serviette rings, wine glass gems and glassware in a selection of colors, disposable or digital cameras and videos to capture memorable wedding moments and last but definitely not least wishing wells for cash-gift envelopes.