This year, 2014, seems to be the year of the vintage throw back with 1920’s Great Gatsby inspired style with both lace and old school bling. This summer promises to be the season of sighs, romantic stirrings of the heart, and an overall classy sophisticated affair, especially when it comes to the bridal gown. With such emphasis placed on the dress, veils and hairpieces seem to be an afterthought. Not this summer! Here are some bold choices for a headpiece that promises to capture that elegant and joyful spirit of the 1920’s.
For the Gatsby inspired bride, check out the appropriately named Gatsby Headband or the Contessa Luxe Gold Headband from Liv Hart for Sophie Hallette and her 2014 Enchanted Atelier collection. To give your vintage look that art deco flair take a look at the Finale Crown from the same collection or check out this handmade Tulle Crystal Gilded Head Wrap from GildedShadows. Another great variation of this look would be the crown style head band.
Soft pretty flowers with silver jeweled centers grace the middle of the forehead with the Elina Headband. For a pearled, lace headband version of the Elina check out the Brianna Headband. Both Headbands come from the Liv Hart for Sophie Hallette and her 2014 Enchanted Atelier collection.
One of the great things about the Golden 20’s, was the social movement to move past restricting clothing and traditions. What better way to do this than to forgo the traditional veil and sport one of these fancy options.
Not known for being a traditional milliner, Arturo Rios’ 2014 Bridal Headpiece collection takes the spirit of the Golden 20’s and runs away with it. Here he combines beautiful feathered pieces with flowers made of feathers, lace headbands paired with striking white feather blossoms, as well as cascading flowers. For a classic 1920’s look, check out Arturo Rios’ Lucia Headpiece. This small headpiece combines tulle, silk flowers, and ostrich feathers in a classy vintage way. These pieces would make any bride stand out in with a 1920’s flair.
Also, a great summer trend this year is the chunky flower side piece. For those that would like to make a nod to the traditional veil, combine the combs with a birdcage veil and you have the best of both worlds. Indulge your eyes with the Maya Birdcage from Jannie Baltzer or this more affordable jewel stunner from GildedShadows.
For a flashier Gatsby inspired comb, check out these Swarovski Crystal beauties from Bridal Style Boutique. Or for the more feminine bride, grace your hair style with this soft and elegant Emily Comb made of French lace from Jannie Baltzer. Again, pair these combs with a bird cage veil or accent your hair beneath a longer veil as well.
For an even more uniquely 1920’s look, go with this comb/headband combination from Liv Hart’s collection called the Angelique in Gold. This romantic piece harkens in the charm from the 1920’s while also providing a more minimalist modern look.