Love these ideas, especially the blue shoes!
Carry a Clutch
It's the perfect size for lipstick and a copy of your vows, and it syncs up with nearly any gown -- especially this strapless stunner. But the best thing about this ruffled tote is its bright, happy hue.
Marchesa gown (bridalatelier.com) and clutch (Bergdorf Goodman, 888-774-2424). Adeler earrings (adelerjewelers.com). David Yurman platinum ring (davidyurman.com).
Slip On Bold Shoes
Give standard bridal pumps the boot, and step into your something blue. The key? Show them off with a leg-baring silhouette like this.
Rafael Cennamo "Spring Blossom" dress (Neiman Marcus, 800-533-1312). Cento studs (robertocoin.com). Paolo Costagli bracelet (paolocostagli.com). Badgley Mischka "Randall" heels (couture.zappos.com).
Add a Faux Flower
Pinned to an updo, a cluster of silk chiffon petals enhances the beauty of this asymmetrical dress without distracting from its sheer simplicity.
Monique Lhuillier "Averie" gown (moniquelhuillier.com). M & S Schmalberg rose (customfabricflowers.com). Cartier "1895" platinum ring (bridal.cartier.com).
Every bit as gorgeous as the classic bridal color, this silk chiffon gown's ethereal shade of aquamarine is a soft, sophisticated surprise.
Romona Keveza gown RK280 (romonakeveza.com).
Turn Heads with Earrings
Against the bare skin exposed by this plunging crepe de chine number, a pair of dramatic opal drops make a shimmering statement.
Reverie by Melissa Sweet "Maldives" gown (priscillaofboston.com). Tamsen Z earrings with black opals and diamonds (tamsenz.com).
Put On a Jacket
A silk faille bolero in full-on flamingo pink will broadcast your arrival at the reception. Accentuate its exaggerated volume by wearing it over a fit-and-flare gown.
Oscar de la Renta bolero 2N963 and gown 22N07 (oscardelarenta.com). Verdura "Bow Knot" ear clips and "Criss-Cross" platinum ring (verdura.com).
Wear Fresh Blooms
Play up this tulle ball gown's crystal-embellished flowers with an oversize crown of roses, orchids, and cyclamen.
Christos "Arabella" gown (Amsale Flagship Salon, 212-583-1700).
Wow with a Veil
A billowing cloud of peach-colored netting will take an airy mousseline creation to new levels of elegance.
J. Mendel gown (by special order, 800-563-6335). B&J Fabrics illusion netting for the veil (bandjfabrics.com). Brumani "Melange" necklace (brumani.com).
Work a Wrap
This luxurious length of silk satin offers an unexpected splash of seafoam -- and just the right amount of coverage for a strapless gown.
Amsale "Clara" gown (amsale.com). B&J Fabrics silk satin for the wrap (bandjfabrics.com). Harry Winston "Studs on Wire" earrings (harrywinston.com). Kwiat "Bridal Collection" platinum ring (kwiat.com).
Go for Gloves
Clutch your bouquet with something short and sweet, a la Jackie O. To keep the look from going too conservative, opt for peek-a-boo crochet in barely-there lavender.
Angel Sanchez gown (angelsanchezusa.com). LaCrasia Gloves (lacrasiagloves.com). David Yurman pearl studs (davidyurman.com).
courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings