Thursday, June 28, 2012

"Sash"-ay Down the Aisle

Your wedding day is broken into two important sections; the somewhat serious ceremony and the "get down and party" reception. A great way to give your wedding dress two looks for each part of the day is with a sash! You can "sash-ay" down the aisle with a classic ivory or colored ribbon and jazz it up by tying it differently for the reception OR you could replace it with a beaded belt for the reception. Nothing says party like some BLING! There are a myriad of ways you can change the look of your dress with this versatile accessory.

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This Monique Lhuillier wedding gown is to die for as is but add a 4" sash and it changes the look:

Even with a simple bow you have options; you can tie it in the back, move it to the front or turn it to the side and make it assymetrical:

You can also keep it wide or fold it over for a more petite look:

What fun! A little note to remember is you'll be carrying a bouquet down the aisle so consider having the detail (like the bow) in the back during the ceremony and moving it to the front for the reception look.

We have a lot of fun tying sashes in different ways. This look shows the sash tied up in the shape of a rose:

 Best part of this look is the flower won't wilt while you dance. Another fun and uniuqe look for a sash is this Asian inspired-obi type wrap:

Just bring the sash around your waist and criss cross it in the front bringing it back around your waist to tie in the back. It makes a great statment and becomes the focal point of your dress.

Are you an accessory afficionado and can't get enough? Then why not add a family heirloom like a brooch or a fun flirty flower pin to the mix like this:

The best part about all these accessories mentioned in this blog is that they truly can be worn again!

Did you include a sash with your wedding day look? Please feel free to email us pictures so we can show you off in our blog!

1 comment:

  1. Great suggestion about positioning the sash differently for the ceremony and for the reception!



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