The Perfect Match: How to Choose Your Bridal Jewellery and Hair Accessories


Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and every detail counts. From the dress to the flowers, every element should reflect your personal style and enhance your natural beauty. When it comes to bridal jewellery and hair accessories, choosing the right pieces can elevate your entire bridal look. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of selecting the perfect bridal jewellery and hair accessories to complement your wedding attire and make you feel like a true princess on your special day.

  1. Consider Your Dress: Before you start shopping for jewellery and hair accessories, take a close look at your wedding dress. Consider its style, neckline, and embellishments. If your dress is heavily adorned with sequins, lace, or beading, opt for more delicate accessories to avoid overwhelming your overall look. Conversely, if your dress is relatively simple, you have more freedom to experiment with statement jewellery and intricate hairpieces.

  2. Complement Your Hairstyle: Your hairstyle plays a crucial role in determining the type of hair accessories that will suit you best. If you're planning an updo, consider adding hairpins, clips, or a comb with delicate details that match your dress or jewellery. For loose or flowing hairstyles, such as Hollywood waves or a half-up half-down style, consider adding a flower crown, a headband, or a decorative hair vine. Choose hair accessories that will not only complement your hairstyle but also stay securely in place throughout the day.

  3. Balance is Key: When it comes to jewellery, it's important to strike the right balance. If you're wearing a statement necklace, keep your earrings and other accessories minimal. On the other hand, if you've chosen a pair of chandelier earrings or a bold headpiece, go for simpler, understated necklaces and bracelets. The goal is to create a cohesive look where each piece enhances the others without overpowering them.

  4. Embrace Your Personal Style: Your bridal jewellery and hair accessories should reflect your personal style and make you feel like the best version of yourself. Consider the type of jewellery you normally wear and feel comfortable in. If you're not used to wearing large, elaborate pieces, don't feel pressured to choose them for your wedding day. Instead, opt for classic, timeless designs that you'll cherish for years to come. Remember, your accessories should enhance your natural beauty, not overshadow it.

  5. Metal Tones and Gemstones: Take into account the metal tones and gemstones that best complement your skin tone and wedding theme. If you have warm undertones, gold or rose gold jewellery may be the perfect choice, while cooler undertones tend to pair well with silver or platinum. Consider incorporating gemstones that match your wedding colors or birthstones for a personal touch. If you prefer a more traditional look, diamonds and pearls are timeless options that never go out of style.

  6. Try Before You Buy: When selecting your bridal jewellery and hair accessories, it's essential to try them on with your dress and hairstyle. We have an amazing team of SV brand ambassadors up and down the country who have a selection of our hair accessories for you to try at your trial or you can pop in to one of the three The Jewellers Guild Stores to try on jewellery (tip: if you message ahead we can arrange to have the exact pieces you would like to see in store for your visit). Experiment with various combinations to find the perfect match. Additionally, bring along a trusted friend or family member whose opinion you value to help you make the final decision.

Choosing your bridal jewellery and hair accessories is an exciting part of the wedding planning process. Remember to consider your dress, hairstyle, and personal style, and strive for a balanced and cohesive look. Let your accessories enhance your natural beauty and make you feel like a radiant bride on your special day. With careful consideration and a touch of personal flair, you'll find the perfect pieces to complete your bridal ensemble and create memories to cherish forever.