Justin Alexander helps a bride complete her romantic Italian inspired look.
Q: I ordered the beautiful 8663 dress and will be getting married next summer in Amalfi, Italy. Can you share any ideas on flowers, jewellery, shoes, and a general wedding look and feel that will compliment the dress for my Italian wedding?
A: Congratulations on choosing such a glamorous wedding dress! To be honest, I'm a little jealous of your wedding location, but I'll be checking my mailbox for our invitation!
When I think of Amalfi I instantly think of the amazing cliffs and terraces, the deep blue and turquoise mediterranean water, and the gorgeous warm weather. With that in mind, I put together the top 6 wedding details that will complete your bridal look and Italian wedding theme.
I picture you with a relaxed and chic hairstyle for your one of a kind romantic wedding. A low chignon that sits on the nape of your neck, or off to the side, will show off the sweetheart neckline and the delicate details on the bodice. And the ocean mist in the summer will help you achieve an effortless look by giving your hair natural waves.
What other opportunity will you have to wear a veil in your life? I say go all out and wear a veil! You'll definitely feel like royalty on your wedding day.
If you don't picture yourself wearing a veil but still want to accessorize your hairstyle I recommend adding a hair pin to adorn your locks.
I envision this wedding dress being shown off with dramatic eyes and lips. Go for a smokey eye and classic red lips. Instead of the traditional black eyeshadow for the smokey eye choose a brown tone to warm up your look.
Your dream dress, style 8663, has the perfect amount of sparkle which makes finding jewelry for the big day very easy. Remember to keep it simple and clean to keep the attention on you and not on your accessories. You can never go wrong with a thin and delicate diamond bracelet. You can also introduce color by wearing rose colored earrings to warm up your Italian bridal look.
If you want to add more sparkle to your bridal style I recommend these gorgeous Benjamin Adams platform peep-toe slingbacks. They're lavishly decorated in crystals - you can't go wrong with that!
Keep the table arrangements low so that your guests can still admire the beautiful views Amalfi has to offer.
I hope these suggestions help you make your Italian themed wedding an unforgettable day. I also created an Italian Wedding themed Pinterest board to help you along the way!