For a beautiful finishing touch - tie on a pretty wedding sash!
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Top Row: 1. Embellished Belt by Jim Hjelm Occasions from Nordstrom 2.'Luca' belt by Hushed Commotion, Photography by Lindsay Madden 3. Nina 'Fuschia' Crystal Seed Belt from Nordstrom
Middle Row:1. Dainty Crystal Bridal Belt by Helena Noelle Couture on Etsy 2. Gold Bridal Sash by Davie and Chiyo on Etsy, Photo by Desy Cheng. Davie and Chiyo items are also available at davieandchiyo.com
Bottom Row: 1. Starlet Belt from Happily Ever Borrowed use dressforthewed as your referral code for free shipping 2. Bridesmaid Belt, Small Crystal Sash by Photo by Desy Cheng. Davie and Chiyo items are also available at davieandchiyo.com 3. Flower and Crystal Sash by twigs & honey from Nordstrom
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Bridal Belts and Sashes
I've long held the opinion that bridal sashes have transformative qualities when it comes to giving a little extra oomph to an already beautiful wedding dress. I became acquainted with sashes during my own wedding dress trying-on experience, and saw how a jeweled bridal belt completely changed the look of my simple gown,and gave it a detail that made the dress unique and more customized.
Unfortunately, the sash had price tag that was nearly more than the dress I was considering, and it was much harder to find sashes back 7 years ago. In the end, chose a dress that already had a built-in sash at the waist, but one of my lingering fashion regrets is not spring for it, and wearing that beautiful jeweled sash with my wedding dress.
So if you're considering a sash, I say go for it! If budget is a concern, I recommend renting one (see picks below from Happily Ever Borrowed or Rent the Runway) or finding a moderately priced sash on Etsy - there are many to choose from! Another idea to keep in mind: bridal sashes aren't just for wedding dresses -- they dress up bridesmaid dresses, mother of the bride dresses, rehearsal dinner dresses, or even jumpsuits. Some of the more slender and delicate styles do double duty as a headband. So with that, I leave you with a closer look these pretty picks and more sources for finding your own bridal belt or sash.
Nina 'Fuschia' Crystal Seed Belt from Nordstrom
Starlet Belt from Happily Ever Borrowed Use code dressforthewed as your referral code in the for gift card or discount code at checkout to receive free shipping when shopping with Happily Ever Borrowed.
Rhinestone Sash from Powder Blue Bijoux on Etsy. Photo by maruphoto.ca
Dress by Truvelle
Gold Bridal Sash by Davie and Chiyo on Etsy. Photo by Desy Cheng
A beautiful opal and mint crystal sash and accessories by Helena Noelle Couture on Etsy
'Luca' belt by Hushed Commotion on Etsy. Photography by Lindsay Madden. Dress by Rebecca Schoneveld.
'Say I Do' Belt by Badgley Mischka for rent from Rent the Runway
Handmade floral bridal sash by Rosy Posy Designs on Etsy. Beautiful handmade sashes in custom colors!
Still looking? Here are spots to check out these spots for more choices for bridal belts and sashes:
Happily Ever Borrowed ( Use code dressforthewed at checkout for free shipping )
Davie & Chiyo on Etsy | Powder Blue Bijoux | Rosy Posy Design on Etsy
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Bridal Accessory Picks
Wedding Accessories for Rent from Happily Ever Borrowed