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If you've finally found the perfect wedding dress, secured the venue of your dreams, and even picked out your wedding day shoes, it's time to start the search for the right bridal cover-up. Enter: the bridal shawl. Whether you're having a winter wedding, looking to accessorize your wedding day look or wanting covered shoulders for the ceremony–a shawl is a chic and sophisticated solution.
For winter brides looking to brave the elements, we've found luxe and warm faux fur capelets and jackets. For summer brides, we've scoured the internet for light and airy pashminas and breathable tulle wraps. For the traditional bride we have scores of classic shawls in silk and intricate lace. Finally, for brides looking to make a fashion-forward statement, you'll love the fully beaded capes and modern shrugs.
No matter you're bridal style, we've got you covered with the best bridal shawls for every venue and season.
BHLDN Semi-Sheer Pashmina Shawl
If you're looking for a light and easy cover-up that won't detract from your dress and still looks great in photos, opt for a semi-sheer pashmina shawl. A wool and silk-blend shawl is perfect for cool spring weather and at such an affordable price, it also makes a great gift for your bridesmaids!
mimetik Blush Lace Shawl
If you're looking for just a whisper of something either to cover bare shoulders during the ceremony or to add a pretty accessory to your wedding day look (or both!), choose a sheer lace shawl. This style from mimetik comes in four colors including a warm and feminine blush tone.
SeniDey Wool Shawl
A simple and clean wedding dress calls for a minimalist style cover-up. This wool shawl can be worn multiple ways from looping it in the front to tying it at the back to draping it across the shoulders. Its wool texture adds some softness to a wedding dress with clean and crisp lines.
Ivy & Aster Ostrich Feather Shrug
For the bride who wants to make a statement and who has an affinity for old Hollywood glam, this fabulous shrug made from ostrich feathers (ethically sourced, of course!) is definitely your vibe. We love this style worn over a slinky slip or paired with a short second look dress.
David's Bridal Faux-Fur Mock Neck Capelet
If you're getting married on a snowy mountaintop or during the winter months, then you'll need a cover-up that is not only warm but also complements your venue. Think of how incredible you'll look in this faux-fur mock neck capelet against a winter wonderland backdrop.
Bübish Faux Fur Shrug
We love how this faux fur shrug frames and highlights the shoulders. If you're having a fall or a winter wedding and don't want to cover up completely with something like a capelet, then go for a shrug that still allows for some skin to show and the details of your dress to peek through.
Tadashi Shoji Floral Lace Capelet
Capes were all over the Spring 2020 bridal runways with styles in dramatic lengths to more cropped versions like this Tadashi Shoji capelet crafted from intricate floral lace. Unique details like a high neck, a fabric ribbon and an eyelash lace fringe, sets this capelet apart from the rest.