(Closed) Ordered my dress! It has SLEEVES! Help with accessories?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Your gown left me breathless. Timeless and lovely!

Mine has a sweetheart neckline with off-the-shoulder cap sleeves. I’ll be sporting a dainty pearl necklace my Future Mother-In-Law passed down to me along with her pearl stud earrings, topping it off with a delicate pearl bracelet. Didn’t want the jewelry to distract from the dress at all, so I carefully thought it out.

With your gown, I’d suggest to keep it simple and pair it with a glamorous set of earrings and a delicate bracelet to keep everything in balance. Best wishes!

Post # 4
269 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I love love love this dress – the sleeves are so beautiful and I love the idea of wearing your grandma’s stole! You look beautiful – like a model from a magazine – it fits you so so well! πŸ™‚

I would also think maybe grey shoes, and I would have to see the navy with the dress but maybe it would be a little strong? Or maybe ivory, champagne, or silver?

I think you could definitely have a beautiful finger-tip veil but maybe a very sheer veil so people focus more on the dress, or you can get them hemmed with lace and I’m sure you could find one that matches the lacy sleeves on your dress.

Post # 5
792 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2008

Amazing dress!I would go with grey or purple shoes . Definetely no veil, to make sure nothing takes away from the dress and the beautiful sleeves.

Post # 6
5065 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

Maybe a lace clip in your hair to pick up the lace in the dress. Yes to wearing your Grandmothers stole. Silver shoes would be cute.

Post # 7
587 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

you look so gorgeous!! the mink goes perfectly and I think you’re ok with whatever color shoes you choose…maybe tie it in with something in your hair or your earings. I wouldn’t wear a necklace with this, maybe big statement studs! As for the veil, I vote no. I like them but sometimes they take away from the dress the lines on yours are so clean and perfect, why mess with it! ugh, seriously, great choice

Post # 8
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Beautiful, classic dress!! Have you thought about a birdcage veil? It has that vintage look to it that would work really well I think, especially with the amazing stole.

Post # 9
387 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Your dress is stunning and so unique πŸ™‚

Post # 10
1841 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

You look stunning!  Definitely the stole; your something old…

Hmm.  I would only do a single layer veil, very sheer, and perhaps only shoulder length.  Or, nothing at all.  That dress (with your figure) doesn’t need anything to draw attention away from it.

I wouldn’t go with navy shoes; I think something very light (silver, grey, champagne satin).

Post # 11
790 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Stunning dress, my goodness. I would not wear colored shoes with this dress. It’s so delicate and etheral looking – keep it relatively monochromatic. Navy or purple shoes would be too harsh a contrast. Gray shoes would be nice.

If you do a veil, I would go for a simple, delicate single layer veil – no lace.

I think the stole looks nice, just obviously not to wear down the aisle because you don’t want to cover up the gorgeous top half of your dress.

Post # 12
23636 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

You look STUNNING! I am in love with this dress on you!  For veil, I agree – a fingertip veil, but something super sheer, will look lovely! And, usually I’m a fan of colored shoes, but I think I agree that something neutral and super refined would look just gorgeous with your dress.  And yes, the mink is beautiful!!

Welcome to WB!  Looks like you’re not too far from me (Redwood City)! πŸ˜€

Post # 13
622 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Love love love this dress looks gorgous on you!

Post # 14
3361 posts
Sugar bee

oh sweetie that dress is sooo gorgeous ! So romantic !! 

Post # 15
1572 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

your dress is UFF gorgeous. Love it.

Post # 16
2104 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Gorgeous dress!! I would definitely wear a veil, because, you really only get to do that on your wedding day, right? I’d do a simple chappel length.

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