Tuesday, October 7, 2008

A Special Treat....

Tonight I have a very special treat for our readers as Bonnie with Bonita J is our guest blogger and has written a lovely segment about the importance of matching your jewelry to your gown style for your wedding day. Bonita J specializes in stunning custom jewelry designs that are perfect for the blushing bride to wear on her most special day - her wedding day. They have a large selection of gorgeous baubles that would also make fabulous gifts for your bridesmaids, house party members, the mother of the bride, etc. Here are Bonnie's fabulous tips regarding matching your jewelry style to fit the look of your bridal gown as well as some lovely photos of just a small sampling of some of the beautiful jewelry pieces available at Bonita J as well. Enjoy!


Every girl dreams of how beautiful they will look on their wedding day their entire life. Adding that final touch of jewelry completes your bridal look, coordinating everything together. There are a few items to consider when selecting your bridal jewelry.

The first item to consider when selecting your bridal jewelry is the style of gown you are wearing. You need to consider the neckline style. This is important because your necklace will accent your gown beautifully if selected by the style of the gown you are wearing. If you are wearing a backless gown and your hair up, a great style necklace would be a lariat or back dangle necklace. These necklaces have longer strands that dangle elegantly down the back for that extra sparkle. A plunging neckline calls for a great y drop style necklace or a multi layered necklace accenting perfectly. A strapless gown works well with single strand, multiple strand and choker style necklace.

The second factor to consider when selecting your jewelry is the color of your dress. There is a difference between white and ivory and if your gown is ivory you need to consider ivory over white for pearl selections. If your gown has crystal and rhinestone embellishments, then selecting bridal jewelry with those same materials is the perfect way to get a finished and congruent look.

When the wedding is over and you are packing away your gown for maybe your future daughter or just for safe keeping, don’t pack away your jewelry. Many brides are opting to wear their bridal jewelry again after the wedding. This is the perfect way to keep those memories close and alive in your memory. A great accessory piece like bridal jewelry is the perfect addition to any jewelry collection and should be worn again and again.

BonitaJ.com offers fully customizable bridal and bridesmaid jewelry. All of our styles are 100% customizable to match your wedding colors, themes, styles and sizes. BonitaJ.com is offering an exclusive coupon to the Delovely Designs Blog readers. Save 15% Off of your entire order with the coupon code: DELOVELY2008 used during checkout. There is no minimum order required.

I hope that you found my tips informative and hopefully, this will assist all brides in selecting the perfect piece for their special day!




Amanda B. Young said...

What a great thought! People really don't think about the matching aspect...just I like this and this so why not wear them together??

And, these pieces are gorgeous. I'm especially in love with the second to photo of the matching earring and necklace set...so simply elegant!

Delovely Designs said...

I know, aren't they gorgeous! This is great advice for brides as you get so caught up in trying to cover all of the details for the entire affair that many times brides wouldn't even think about what their jewelry will look like in a combined ensemble with their gown, hairstyle, etc. Very important...


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