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Sure, bridal gloves are thought to be an old-school accessory and reserved for more formal celebrations but they also make for a totally nostalgic and opulent wedding-day look! And who are we to argue with an accessory beloved by the royals and worn by the impossibly chic Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy on her wedding day?
For vintage-inspired brides, wedding gloves are a perfect accent to any style of dress, from delicately embroidered and crocheted pairs to elegant opera-length gloves in silk. For a more modern take on bridal gloves, long, full-length styles complete with oversized ruffles or edgy embroidery deliver drama to a fashion-forward or minimalist slip dress.
Tender and Dangerous Bridal Tonal Embroidered Gloves
Forget everything you think you know about bridal gloves because this brand has made bridal gloves cool again. Embroidered with tonal floral motfis and embellished with rhinestones that spell out 'Forever Yours' there's no mistaking that these gloves are for the fashion-forward bride. Pair yours with an impossibly chic slip, a dramatic ballgown, or a courthouse ready bridal suit.
Tender and Dangerous Nude Embroidered Tulle Gloves
For a subtle pop of detail, consider these nude embroidered tulle gloves also by Tender and Dangerous. With dainty celestial embroidery of white stars and delicately bedazzled moons, this pair is an easy way to inject fun into your bridal look and be reminded that your love is written in the stars.
Carolina Amato Floriana Gloves
Nothing says Old Hollywood glamour quite like a pair of opera-length gloves. Chic and regal, you truly can't go wrong when it comes to this tried and true classic style. Longer length gloves are ideal for more formal weddings so if you're throwing a black-tie bash, scoop up a pair of these Carolina Amato gloves for the perfect final touch.
The Vampire's Wife Floral-Lace Long Velvet Gloves
Long lace gloves that hit just below the shoulders? Yes, please! These dramatic gloves are perfect for the winter bride looking to make a statement. Adorn your limbs with these velvet beauties that pair effortlessly with a structured slip dress or with a modern ballgown.
Cocomelody Fingerless Opera Length Gloves
If you like the idea of gloves but don't love the fact that your hands will be covered, opt for fingerless gloves. Not only will you feel less constricted, but you also won't have to worry about taking them off when it's time to exchange the rings. Show off your ring and band combo (and that fresh bridal manicure!) all night in these opera-length gloves dotted with tiny faux pearls.
LEIN Lace Gloves
We all have that one friend who is the ultimate cool girl who looks effortless in everything. If you're that cool girl and you're heading to your chic city hall wedding, then you need these swiss dot gloves (and that hat!). Made from soft and supremely, light tulle, these LEIN gloves are a no-brainer for a summer wedding.
David's Bridal Lea Matte Satin Wrist-Length Gloves
No need to worry about looking back at your wedding photos and saying: "what was I thinking?" because these matte satin wrist-length gloves are as classic and timeless as it gets. Since these gloves are such a crisp white, be cautious of keeping them away from your makeup to avoid any unwanted stains.
Cornelia James Hermione Duchess Satin Gloves
Opera-length gloves are crowned 'opera' gloves for a reason– because they're the epitome of glamour and opulence. Pair these Cornelia James duchess satin gloves with a structured and impressive ballgown or with a classic slip dress à la Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy.
Sleeper Zephyr Ruffle Gloves
And here we leave you with Sleeper's modern take on the bridal glove. If you had any qualms that it's not cool to wear gloves on your wedding day, it's time to put that notion to rest with these frilly beauties. These are so fun you could even probably swing wearing them beyond your wedding day!