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Bridal Lookbook: Modern Affection


Simple makes a statement with this bridal style. A little Old Hollywood glam meets today’s strong woman. This bride is elegant and commanding. It’s your wedding day. Own it.

The goal is to build a look that is undeniably you and now. You’ll look back in years to come and see a gorgeous representation of 2018. Lean into the trends and make them your own.

How will you do it? Layer trendy pieces with timeless ones to make your mark. Go for a simple dress with a show-stopping back. Clean lines make a canvas for a stunning jewelry statement.


Use a classic piece in an unexpected way. A long, delicate necklace can transform your look by accenting a low-cut back.

Glamour is in. A big, bold tennis bracelet adds sparkle to a chic simple dress. Bonus—you’ll wear this piece countless times over the years.

PRO TIP: If you have lace or tulle on your dress, choose a bezel set bracelet like Silhouette, which won’t snag on fabrics.

Pictured (top): Double Trouble Necklace

Pictured (bottom): 9.45 carat Tennis Bracelet

An eternity band can be used as a wedding ring, but we love it when brides wear them on their right hand. With a simpler wedding gown, you can go bigger with your jewelry.

Large, visually interesting stud earrings are perfect because they’ll draw the focus to your face while feeling more updated than a traditional drop earring. Choose a unique stone cut or a lush cluster to polish off your look.

Pictured (top): Oasis Bold Eternity Band

Pictured (bottom): Ara Earrings


You’re not afraid to let your style shine, and that should be true with your engagement ring, too. Look a little bit outside the box and you’ll find modern takes on traditional styles.

Pictured (left to right): Destiny’s Desire Eternity Band , Primrose Earrings , Silhouette Bracelet

Flip the script! An East-West ring turns an oblong shape on its side. The effect is modern, yet an accented band ups the romance and makes it feel even more elegant.

Clean lines and simple silhouettes make an engagement ring feel modern. Choose a unique stone cut to infuse your personal style into the look. Radiant and Oval are trending now.

Pictured (top): Marseille Radiant Cut Engagement Ring

Pictured (bottom): East-West Accented Oval Engagement Ring


It’s simple to infuse your whole wedding day with a modern yet oh-so-romantic vibe. Focus on clean lines and don’t shy away from a trendy color palette.

Want more? Check out the other looks we love: Fresh Forever, Beyond Boho, and Gorgeous Glam.

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