How to work it: Going for gold wedding accessories

How to work it: Going for gold wedding accessories
Let the sunshine in with an elegant straw hat from London milliner Awon Golding

Gold wedding accessories are a great way to add glamour and a fashion-forward edge to your wedding outfit, whether you’re a bride or a guest. With shades in the mix ranging from soft metallics, to bold yellow and dusky rose, there’s plenty of scope to glitter. Here’s how to work the going for gold trend

Words Libby Norman

Gold wedding accessories never lose their shine, but this season rich metals and sunshine shades are featuring on everything from hats to shoes. For brides, the wedding party and wedding guests this is a brilliant way to add glitter to the big occasion – and you can be as subtle or as bold as you please. Good reasons to wear gold in any season are that it warms up your complexion, makes the perfect transition accessory for day-to-evening events, is appropriate at everything from a beach to grand hotel wedding and it adds accent-glamour to the plainest outfit. And one final clincher – this is the colour of luck and good fortune, especially in Chinese tradition. We’re definitely sold on gold for that reason alone!

1. Carry out jewellery

This fabulous bejewelled Subella clutch is the perfect statement accessory

2. Two-tone chic

Two-tone smart sandal by Jimmy Choo – the perfect investment for summer glamour

3. Flower power

Add sparkling flowers to your hair with this lovely Gold Daisy Pin Drape from Emmy London. Photo: Matt Spour

4. Sunshine shade

Sunshine yellow shades are appropriate for any occasion – and bang on trend this season. This lovely fascinator hat is by Beverley Edmondson Millinery

5. Light opera

With just a hint of gold, this luscious opera bag is by Parisian designer Jamin Puech

6. Take a bow

Peony Gold shoes with gold laces by Harriet Wilde make a glamorous statement accessory

7. Costume drama

For a timeless approach to gold wedding accessories, simply add elegant costume jewellery and hair accessories from Olivier Laudus

8. Glittering finish

Emmy London Alice embellished heels, the perfect glittering wedding accessories

9. Peep show

Decadent gold mules featuring zips and peep toes by JF London

10. Exotic bloom

Who says wedding accessories can’t be fun? This gloriously frivolous hat by Awon Golding would be your standout finishing touch at a high-summer or beach wedding

11. Box clever

Subella London’s Celestial box clutch – the smart place to stow party essentials and dressy enough for any occasion

12. Dancing feet

Strappy Gigi heels by Rachel Simpson are accessorised here with her crystal-embellished Star shoe clips

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