Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Accessories

Wedding Shoes
On your wedding day you will have very little chance to sit down. So be sure to choose a comfortable shoe. Don't choose stilettos - or your feet will be aching by the end of the reception. If you really want heels, don't go any higher than two inches. There are so many styles to choose from, many of which are dyeable. You will want the shoe to match the hue of your dress. Most wedding accessory shops and bridal shops have shoes that you can choose from.

You do not have to buy "bridal" shoes. Here are a few options:

  • Silk or satin pumps - plain or decorated with appliques.
  • Sandals with straps
  • Closed or open-toed slingbacks
  • Bridal boots (with ribbons for laces)
  • Ballet slippers
  • Doc Martens (white)
  • Decorated sneakers
  • Mary Janes
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Wedding Gloves
Wedding gloves come in different kinds of fabrics such as silk, lace, satin, cotton and knit. The gloves are worn mostly during the ceremony and for your photographs. They should not be worn in the receiving line or when you are eating.

If you're thinking about wearing gloves, here are a few guidelines:

  • Brides with full upper arms should wear a pair of gloves that stop at their elbows. They should not wear over-the-elbow gloves.
  • A petite bride should avoid wearing over-the-elbow gloves.
  • If you are wearing a short-sleeved gown, wear wrist length gloves.
  • If you are wearing a cap-sleeve gown, wear elbow length gloves.
  • If you are wearing a strapless gown, wear over-the-elbow gloves.
  • If you are wearing a long sleeved gown, do not wear gloves at all!

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