Post # 1
“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory.” -Coco Chanel
I think I blame the whole SOSNSBSB* thing for this, but I feel like I’m seeing lots of pics of brides who are just slightly over-accessorized. Beautiful dresses cut up by sashes that match the BM’s dresses, boring necklaces that distract from striking necklines, lovely and glowing faces overshadowed by earrings + veil + necklace + hair stuff, +, +, +.
I don’t think I have a violently minimalist aesthetic or anything – like I say, I blame the wedding industry more than individual brides for trying to sell us one of absolutely everything.
Can anyone relate?
Bee-tee-dubs, please don’t post pics of real people – that’s kind of mean.
*Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
Post # 3
I agree completely. One of my biggest pet peeves is necklace + maching earrings +matching bracelet + headpiece…..It is just too much and so matchy matchy. David Tutera does it a lot on my fair wedding and I always cringe!
Post # 4
I feel the same way sometimes. When I was trying on dresses I was always asked “Do you want to try a sash with this one? How about a veil?” No. Some dresses look cute with sashes, but not every single dress on the market. My dress comes with a sash but I’m not wearing it.
Oh, and my one removed accessory: necklace because my earrings are beautiful and I want them to get the most attention.
Post # 5
I feel ya… I’ve always been more of an accessory minimalist.
I remember when a girl wanted to sell me a ring when I was putting together my 1 yr anniversary outfit & I was like “that’s okay.. my ering is bling enough: lol
I’ve got a necklace & earring set and then I’m wearing a flower in my hair… otherwise it’s gonna be just me and my dress =)
Post # 6
I agree too! Lucky for me I am plan Jane and don’t like jewelry, so I am not wearing earrings, a necklace or bracelet or hair fascinator. For the most part I do like sashes, but I don’t think that they have to match the bridesmaids. In fact, I don’t like it when everything is overly color coordinated. It’s just too much when the bride’s sash matches the bridesmaids’ dresses that match the flowers that match the groom’s and groomsmens’ ties and so on.