Photo: Kevin Cremens; Styling by Sharon Ryan for Halley Resources
Demure diamond studs and tiny pearl posts are classics for a reason. Teeny, tiny earrings go with endless big day styles and gorgeous gowns, but there's something undeniably glamorous about a shoulder-grazing pair of big, beautiful, bridal earrings. Larger, luxe earrings are trending in a big way on countless big days — and for good reason! These dangly accessories instantly add a little modern oomph to simple sheaths and chicly complement the glamour of ball gowns. Best of all? These fun, feminine, and oh-so-unique drop earrings draw attention up to your face — all eyes should be on the bride, after all! So to add some major glamour, pull back your hair — a chic and simple chignon is always a crowd pleaser — and pick your pair of the only big day accessory you'll need: Sweet, swinging, shoulder dusting earrings!
1. Oscar de la Renta
This tasseled twosome is giving us major vintage, Victorian-inspired vibes. The springy pink pop of color, however, refreshes the look, making it undeniably modern for the best of both worlds.
These gilded blooms and glimmering crystal leaves are a bit more reserved, a bit more romantic, but no less glam. Look to them to elevate your bridal style for your intimate, candlelit soirée. (Just imagine that vintage gold hue cast in golden candlelight!)
Girly and gorgeous, these pretty pastel gems expertly execute a vibe of elegance and old-world charm with face-framing pearls and blush-hued jewels. For a ceremony in a Parisian chateau (or just inspired by one!), consider these Marchesa chandeliers as perfect a pair as you and your hubby.
4. Erickson Beamon
These big day baubles pour on the drama! With rich, jewel tones and slender marquise crystals, these modern masterpieces will pop against all that white.
5. Twigs & Honey
A pair of geometric gorgeous danglers are anything but dainty. But the bridal creamy color and feminine details keep the look light and lovely. Not to mention, we love the unique round shape of these sparklers. A hoop and chandelier earring hybrid? Yes please!
6. Liv Hart
Golden gilded dusters, accented with dozens of crystals are just what you need to frame your blushing, bridal face, and the only piece of jewelry you'll need — besides your wedding ring, of course!
1. Tassel earrings, $425, Oscar de la Renta; 2. "Flower Leaf" earrings, $74.98, Marchesa available at Nordstrom; 3. Chandelier earrings, $195, Marchesa available at Nordstrom; 4. Multi-colored drop earrings, $553, Erickson Beamon available at ShopBop; 5. "Dramatic Garden" earrings, $265, Twigs & Honey; 6. Gold drop earrings, $425, Liv Hart
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