Must Have Wedding Accessories

No-one understands more than the leading bridal accessory designers that it’s the details that matter most on every bride’s special day. Those head-to-toe finishing touches that go towards creating the perfect picture make an essential style statement of their own that adds a touch of true magic, sparkle and glamour.

A dazzling array of the finest accessory designers will be unveiling their new bridal collections at White Gallery London 2012 at Battersea Park, 20-22 May. Katzi, Stephanie Browne and Vivien Sheriff are amongst 50+ of the most inspirational and directional collections on show.

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Left to right: Katzi, Stephanie Allin, Vivien Sheriff

Inspired by classic English jewellery, Katzi’s collections incorporate a contemporary flair and originality creating a unique Katzi signature. Working closely with leading bridal wear designers each season ensures Katzi’s wedding jewellery always complements and enhances the current season’s bridal collections. Katzi will be debuting their exciting new ‘HEIRLOOM’ collection at White Gallery London 2012. Inspired by the elegance and style of Princess Margaret, this new collection was created by Katzi’s creative director Angela Scoon. Her contemporary ideas are unique and will be memorable conversation pieces . These dramatic Heirloom pieces are synonymous with Katzi’s exacting standards of craftsmanship, using sterling silver, Swarovski elements and freshwater pearls. The heirloom collection will be able to be passed down the generations, and can be redesigned – something possible with jewellery made of precious metals, like sterling silver.

Antipodean designer Stephanie Brown’s jewellery collections hark back to the glamour of showgirls of the 1920s.Couture head-turning feather hair accessories, bejewelled belts and headbands create the highlights to the collection which see a clever combination of classically simple pieces and bold, striking “must have” accessories are inspired by the classical elegance of a time gone by, but designed with a contemporary feel perfect for today’s bride. Stephanie’s spectacular collection ranges from her signature bejewelled fascinators and tiaras, to stunning necklace and earrings sets, with delicate bracelets and brooches to match, down to the most intricate details of divinely styled hair combs and slides, and the final finishing touches of the most beautiful cuff links and buckles. A truly romantic yet sophisticated collection, Stephanie’s jewellery is made of the very finest materials. An extraordinary array of Swarovski crystals and pearl beautifully combined with rare emu and peacock feathers, silk floral and all finished with a special non-tarnishing rhodium plate ensures your treasured possession will remain as special as the day it was first worn.

 Elegantly combining the traditions and heritage of classic millinery with a modern design ethos, award-winning Vivien Sheriff’s designs are forward thinking and progressive. Drawing on vintage and Boho themes the collection of veils and headpieces feature clever combinations of leather, lace and silk juxtaposed with the glittering of finest Swarovski crystals giving a truly contemporary twist for the modern bride. “The beauty of modern design is that along side our traditional sketches and mood boards, we can use new methods of design and production which allows us to be really expressive and innovative…” says Sheriff.

The full line up of accessories designers on show includes; Babe, Halo & Co, Harriet Wilde, Ivory & Co, Katzi, MH Tiaras, Peter Lang, Polly Edwards, Rachel Simpson, Stephanie Browne and Vivien Sheriff. The inspirational international bridal design fair, White Gallery London provides the ultimate exclusive venue to showcase the most directional, beautiful bridal wear and accessories from the world’s leading designers in a stunning central London location.

For more details visit The White Gallery.