Best Ways to Add a Personal Touch to Your Bridal Look

Who doesn’t love a side of sentiment on their wedding day? While the ‘something borrowed, something blue...’ gives you a chance to honour family members and friends, there are other ways to make your bridal look even more personal and sweet. 

Personalised Wedding Shoes

One of the easiest and most popular is the customized wedding shoes. Many brides and grooms have added their wedding date to their soles or even their new surname. While there are customization services like Shoes of Prey and multiple Etsy shops that can do the work for you, don’t be afraid get crafty and DIY your own soles or heel. Have a little fun with your beau and have them write something on your sole and then don't peak until your wedding day! 


Initial Jewelry

Taking it back old school with the initial branded accessories. Look to brands like Minthology, BYCHARI and Stone & Strand for a simple and sweet chain with a letter of your choice. Remember you're not limited just to a necklace, you can add initials to your bracelet or even earrings! Plus if it doesn't go with your wedding accessories, wear it as an anklet so you and only you know that it's there. Many local jewellery shops in Toronto will do initials, a really cute and local shop in Ossington called Anice Jewellery will also do custom engravings into bracelets and necklaces. 


Temporary Wedding Tattoos

All the fun without the commitment! A personalized wedding tattoo is a funky way to match with your beau on your big day. Etsy seller, Wiley Valentine creates a line of ‘Getting Married’ tattoos which couples can fully customize themselves. 

Monogrammed Manicures 

For the brides who love a little nail art, don’t be afraid to get personal with it for your big day. Monogram your mani with your’s and your beau’s initials or even your wedding date.  

Sentimental Bouquet Ribbons  

Have your beau write you a sweet message on a ribbon and use it to wrap your bouquet. This option leaves you so many different ways personalize, like your initials, last names, first names or favourite words, they could all hang from the bouquet. You could also have the ribbon monogramed, or stamp the larger leaves or anything with a bigger surface.

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