If you listen closely and put your ear to the ground, you can nearly hear that chorus of all of the Mummies of the Brides from here to Timbuktu : "Dear, you cannot fail with pearls. "For once, Mummy's mantra hits the mark. A rare bride can afford to be gaudy and showy with diamonds, and people who can know better. It is the blinding array of reasonable simulated diamonds that leads to bother. On your wedding day, less is always more unless you are Elizabeth Taylor. There is a fine line between a fairy tale look and gaudy.
Join the increasing number of couples who include a unity candle as an element of the marriage rite. The precise evolution of the unity candle is doubtful, but since it commenced 30-40 years back, it appears that we have that ever-lively 60s generation to thank for yet one more custom that has wormed its way into modern life. Light 2 chiseled candles, or use whatever candles you have handy. You can hear a white bridal robe needs silver jewellery and that an ivory bridal robe needs gold jewellery. Out with the guidelines : wear whatever makes you appearance good. High necklines are the sole necklines that often cannot support neckwear. If you are wearing a serious neckline like a bateau, you can wear a more dramatic necklace : a bigger, dramatic pendant or a longer strand of pearls. If unsure, an easy pearl choker enhances most necklines without overpowering the robe. In reality, you may wish to forego a necklace when wearing a tiara so the eye rambles up to the tiara.