Must-Have Accessory:
Silk Floral Hair Clips

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Photos: Courtesy of Aya Wedding

Fake flowers in your centerpieces? Tacky. Satin blooms clipped in your hair? Gorgeous. So forget all those icky memories of plastic-coated arrangements in your grandmother's foyer, because there is a right way to incorporate fabric florals into your wedding. The hand-sewn clips, combs, and bobby pins from Aya Wedding draw their inspiration from favored bridal blooms—such as roses, peonies, and liliums—without mistakenly attempting to imitate those flowers. How many aqua blue rose blossoms, after all, come with little pearls in their center? The options from Aya Wedding price between $9 and $34 depending on the size and amount of detail in your chosen accessory. Certainly, fresh flowers in your hair have their own appeal, but silk floral clips are the sort of bridal heirloom that can be passed down to subsequent brides. Those aqua roses, for example, could be something borrowed and blue. —Phillip B. Crook

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