With summer 2021 now in full swing, there's plenty to be excited about. Outdoor parties, beach days... and maybe some wedding planning—if you can find the time, that is.
This summer, along with the warm weather and all-around good vibes, we've gotten word of some bridal launches that you definitely don't want to miss if you've got weddings on the horizon. Whether it be a new fragrance, couples' luggage sets, or gift inspiration, these brands have the ultimate hook-ups for the newly married, those saying "I Do" soon, and guests who are attending ceremonies this season. Check out all the can't-miss 2021 summer launches below.
At Home Lip Lab by BITE Beauty
BITE Beauty offers customers the opportunity to create their own lipstick shades in their stores — but now they're offering an exclusive at-home option, called the Lip Lab At Home Party. This offer from BITE includes the opportunity to create your very own shade, complete with fragrance/ flavor testing, and the opportunity to name your lip shade whatever you want. Picture it: you can have your very own, individualized lipstick shade for your special day, or you could even make it a bonding activity with your bridal party, all for $60 per person.
Viktor&Rolf Flowerbomb Mariage
One of the most beloved fragrances at the moment is getting a new upgrade! Introducing Flowerbomb Mariage, a new formula from Viktor&Rolf. This bottle is dressed in a white couture veil, and the brand describes the fragrance itself as a "garden party in a bottle," complete with notes of patchouli, vanilla, jasmine, and rose. Need we say more?
Disco Daydream Gown Collection by Grace Loves Lace
If you have a classic, fitted silhouetted dress in mind for your big day, this is the gown collection for you. New in from Grace Loves Lace is their Disco Daydream Collection: three unique gowns, all made with high quality, textured satin, and all at a reasonable price. There are also matching accessories and flower girl dresses available for purchase in this collection. This beautiful collection is available for immediate purchase online in sizes XS-XL. So, what are you waiting for?
Margaux x Schumacher Shoe Collection
The size-inclusive shoe brand, Margaux, has recently released a new spring and summer collection, and these shoes are perfect for a summer wedding. The collection features bright and colorful prints, perfect if you want to make a statement at your own wedding, or even as a guest. And aside from being stylish, Margaux prides itself on making wearable, comfortable footwear—ideal anyone who doesn't want blister-covered feet by the end of the celebration.
Alison Lou x LoveShackFancy Earring Collab
Get ready to answer "Where'd you get your earrings?" at every wedding you attend this summer thanks to LoveShackFancy's newest collab. In partnership with the NYC-based fine jewelry brand, Alison Lou, these vibrant "jelly hoops" come in various color combos and shades. And you can purchase them in either small or large sizes (think earring layering). Wedding or not, you definitely don't want to miss this collab.
CILQUE Sleep Products
You know the drill: there are few things more important than a good night's sleep before a wedding—especially if it's yours. CILQUE (pronounced 'silk') has an extensive collection of 100% mulberry silk eyemasks, pillowcases, and scrunchies. This is a great gift to give for your bridal party—or a lovely treat-your-self moment before the big day. All of the products are non-toxic, machine washable, and exquisitely packaged for maximum sleep-inducing pleasure.
BinaxNOW COVID-19 Self Test
Even though we're reaching the tail-end of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's still important to make sure people are as cautious as possible, especially at a large event like a wedding. Luckily, with BinaxNOW testing kits, you're able to complete a rapid test by yourself in the comfort of your own home. This testing kit ($24) is easy as can be with a simple nasal swab, and you see results in 15 minutes or less — ideal for those who need to provide negative test results before a big event.
Good news: traveling is back in full swing, which means you can take that honeymoon, that bachelorette trip, or whatever other wedding-related trips you may have missed out on due to COVID. But, of course, you'll need some stylish luggage to take with you.
Introducing July, an Australian luggage brand that prides itself on innovative and chic travel designs, and offers the lightest double-wheel carry-on in the world. And, in the month of July, the brand is offering free personalization on any items purchased with nine different fonts and three languages (English, Spanish, Chinese) to choose from — making this a perfect gift for honeymooners.
Fleur Du Mal Lingerie
There are few luxuries in life that feel better than some brand new lingerie, especially before your wedding. Treat yourself to a bridal set from Fleur Du Mal, and choose anything from a robe, bridal lingerie, or even a dress. This brand is known for their quality fabrics and luxurious designs, and you can also take advantage of their exclusive "bridal services," which includes private, in-store fittings, and custom monogramming.
Wedgwood Homeware Collection
Whether you and your partner are newlyweds or preparing to be, it's always fun to entertain as a couple. And of course, when entertaining, you'll need some dishware that's sure to impress your guests. Check out Wedgwood's collection of gifts and homeware for new designs that are destined to inspire.
Whether you're a guest, bride, or in the bridal party, you definitely need to sport some new jewelry as you attend your next wedding. Step out in style post-COVID with l'MMANY's sustainably made flower jewelry — a treat for those wanting to wear jewelry that's made with organic materials. These classy pieces are sure to turn heads, wedding or not.
Edie Parker Bouquet Bags
Nothing says "happily ever after" like a brand new, elegant bag, and Edie Parker knows this better than anyone. Check out Edie Parker's new "bouquet bag" collection, which includes a stylish, small bag with a floral design, sure to leave everyone at the wedding asking where you got your arm candy.