Friday, November 14, 2014

Save Vs. Splurge: 14 Amazing "Something Blue" Accessories

“Something Blue” may be a time-honored tradition, but that doesn’t mean you can’t put your own spin on it. From statement necklaces to sparkly clutches, there are endless ways to work all shades of blue into your wedding outfit, and look fashion-forward while doing it. (Plus, pops of color are hot right now!) Here are 14 brilliantly blue accessories for every budget and style.
Pretty Pumps 
There’s a reason why royal blue heels are such a popular wedding accessory; they give off a fun vibe but still feel classic.
Splurge: Open Toe d’Orsay Pump, $755, Manolo Blahnik, Nordstrom.comSave: Something Blue Pump, $129,
Raw Stone Rings


A rough cut center stone puts a cool modern twist on the traditional sapphire ring.
Splurge: Rough Blue Sapphire Ring in Rose Gold, $850,; Save: Semi-Precious Round Ring, $118,
Statement Necklaces

Take some inspiration from ready-to-wear trends and throw on a chunky necklace to dress up a simple neckline.
Splurge: Navy Resin and Crystal Necklace, $995,; Save: Crystal Chain Necklace Set, $146, Lee by Lee Angel,
Sparkly Clutches
These shimmery clutches aren’t just a place to store your lipstick—they make a seriously glam statement.
Splurge: Ritz Fizz Crystal Clutch, $2,695, Judith Leiber,; Save: Satin Clutch, $68, Menbur,
Dramatic Drop Earrings
Looking to jazz up your updo? Try a pair of vintage-inspired blue sparklers.
Splurge: Pear Shape Sapphire Double Halo Diamond Drop Earrings, $10,000,; Save: Cosmos Drop Earrings, $40,
Flirty Flats 
These delicate flats in an unexpected shade of aqua blue look sophisticated (but will spare your feet!).
Splurge: Liana Ballerina in Tiffany Blue Satin, $600,; Save: Tami Bow Sling Flats, $198, Johnston and Murphy, 
 Colorful Bands
Colorful engagement rings are all the rage—why not colorful bands? A thin sapphire one won’t stray too far from tradition.
Splurge: Sixteen Stone Ring, $8,000,; Save: Blue Sapphire Gold Stacking Ring, $275,
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