The New Classic: Cool, Modern Pearls for Your Wedding Day

Jewelry & Accessories, Wedding Style & Decor
Modern Pearls for Brides

Photos: Courtesy of Designers; Illustration by Christina Parks

Pearls are making a comeback and they're anything but old fashioned. The newest styles are modern and edgy when combined with architectural metals and stones — making them perfect for the bride who wants an update on a classic style. These definitely aren't your grandmother's pearls ...

1. Bracelet
For the bride who likes to keep her jewelry simple, this hinge bracelet from BaubleBar is just right. The pearls give the slim gold bracelet an unexpected twist. The affordable price tag also makes it a great bridesmaids gift. Pearl Hinge Bangle, $34, BaubleBar

2. Ring
While your left hand should be reserved for your engagement ring and wedding band, you can have a little fun with the cocktail rings on your right hand. This layered ring from Jennifer Zeuner, is simple enough not to steal the show, but interesting enough for your wedding day. "Camilla" Pearl Ring, $264, Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry

3. Headband
Besides being beautiful, these Deepa Gurnani headbands are comfortable with their soft cloth backing and adjustable strap. The design makes the pearls look they are woven into your hair with gold strands. The headband will add an ethereal accent to a soft up-do or half-up hairstyle. Jeweled headband, $84, Deepa Gurnai

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4. Earrings
Let your earrings do the talking with these chandelier stunners from Alexis Bittar. The pearls are classic, while the angular rhinestone setting are totally fresh. When choosing a statement piece like this, keep the rest of your accessories simple or wear them alone. Mother of Pearl Doublet and Crystal Chandelier Earrings, $245, Alexis Bittar

5. Necklace
The Chrysler Building of necklaces, the baguette stones of this Ben Amun necklace give it a deco feel. It's made for a Gatsby-inspired look or any bride who likes to make a statement. This pairs well with a simple satin slip dress or, for the more daring bride, mix it with a bejeweled flapper style gown for a formal affair. Baguette and Pearl Pendant Necklace, $535, Ben Amun

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