Whether you are seeking to infuse hints of gothic culture into your wedding day or plan to go all out with a dark and somewhat dreary theme, there are a variety of fabulous accessories that can act as the perfect finishing touch to your wedding day ensemble. While many wedding vendors offer only white or ivory, there are a variety of non traditional retailers who specialize in elegant black accessories for the gothic bride. Here is a list of the top earrings, necklaces, shoes, bracelets and other accessories for your 2010 gothic wedding.
BLISS-38 Black Stiletto Pumps
These gorgeous heels closely resemble many traditional pairs of wedding shoes, making them perfect for gothic brides seeking to only slightly break from tradition. The shoes are made of black satin with a slight platform and a man made sole. They feature a dainty black bow over a closed toe and black lace trim around the foot. With a 4 1/2″ stiletto heel, the height these shoes add is not for the faint of heart. Priced at only $35.00, these shoes are elegant yet casual enough to wear for many future dates and nights out after your wedding.
The Web of Love
Rivithead.com describes this stunning necklace as “Symbolising the agonising complexities of Laffaire damour and anyone caught up in a tangle of the heart.” The necklace three Swarovski crystal spiders surrounding a heart with a subtle spiderweb in the center. Priced at $58.50, this necklace is reasonably affordable and the perfect accessory for your special day.
La Fleur de Baudelaire Bracelet by Alchemy Gothic Jewelry
Inspired by the recreational drinking of absinthe by 19th century poets and visionaries, this beautiful bracelet features a gorgeous translucent green stone set between two silver fairies. The bracelet is also encrusted with Swarovski crystals. Available in three sizes and priced at $67.00.
Corvus Nevermore Raven Hair Band by Alchemy Gothic
For brides seeking to break away from the tradition of wearing a veil, this unique hair piece is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests. The headband features an English pewter black raven set on a satin headband surrounded by Swarovski crystals. Extending from the body of the raven are several black feathers that lay flat against the head. This headband is available for $47.00.
Black Feather Earring
These simple earrings feature black feathers suspended on a French wire back. The earrings fall approximately 4 1/2″ from the hook. Priced at only $6.00, these earrings are a real bargain for your wedding budget.