The Final Flourish: Bridal Accessories

The perfect headpiece brings a stylish finish to your bridal gown.


Oregon Bride Fall/Winter 2023

Be it a chic birdcage veil, a sparkling tiara or a dramatic tulle confection, a finishing touch in the form of an accessory can bring your personality to the forefront of your special day. The landscape for bridal accessories is vast - the possibilities are truly endless for ways to add a unique flourish. For this shoot, veils and headpieces from Tessa Kim's newest collection take center stage alongside glamorous gowns: behold inspiration galore. 

(Above) A Juliet cap veil is the height of romance. The hand-sewn, three-dimensional beaded lace is accented with gathered Italian tulle and contemporary cut edge. A gold comb and two clips keep the veil in place, $220. An elegant tulle veil adds a hint of whimsy to the showstopping dress. (Below) Nothing says chic like this lace birdcage veil constructed with Russian veiling and adorned with hand-stitched beading, $95. Gowns from Monique Lhuillier photographed at The Apex Studio.
(Above) A simple Monique Lhuillier gown becomes a dream with the addition of this handmade veil, featuring soft Italian spun tulle, pearls and French Chantilly lace, $250; and an ornate and versatile sash that doubles as a hair vine. The graceful sash is made of crystals, rhinestones, pearls, enamel and clay flowers on a white ribbon, $85.
(Above) This one-of-a-kind circle veil features hand-painted, metallic rose gold flakes on soft illusion tulle. A continuous blusher brings a classic element to the modern style, $290. (Below) Introduce a touch of the regal to this Martina Liana gown with this delicate silver branch tiara crafted from silver findings and embellished with rhinestones, crystals and white florals, $135.
(Above) The “Aurora Borealis” crystal and pearl veil casts an iridescent rainbow in the light. Available in multiple lengths, $170.
(Above) Shine bright in this miniature sparkling birdcage veil, $55, dramatically shown against the Monet Vineyards backdrop. (Below) The epitome of glamour and grace, this beautiful pearl veil includes a dramatic blusher. Pearls in a variety of sizes are sprinkled throughout the veil, $190.
(Above) Sophisticated yet sweet, this U-shaped tulle veil is sprinkled with trios of crystals that vary in size. It’s finished with a sleekly cut edge, $190. (Below) This ethereal crown is ideal paired with an Elizabeth Dye creation for a garden wedding, with its two-tiered headband adorned with sparkling crystals, handmade clay flowers and pearls, $115.
(Above) The definition of elegance, this drop circle veil is crafted from whisper-soft illusion tulle and trimmed with handsewn horsehair, which contributes texture and volume, $280. (Below) This gossamer veil is straight out of a fairy tale, with its soft Italian tulle and the handsewn chiffon petals, $170.


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