The Emerald Bride

Emerald resembles successful love, it embodies unity, compassion and unconditional love. So for ‘the emerald bride’ who loves everything and all that is emerald, I have selected luxurious fashion and make-up to cater for you.

The Gown

Oscar De La Renta’s sophisticated embroidered silk faille gown oozes elegance and glamour all rolled into one; a difficult look to accomplish. The intricate detailing of jewels and gems on both the bottom, top and borders of the gown is just beautiful. This piece will definitely attract attention for all the right reasons!

Oscar De La Renta’s Embroidered Silk Faille High-Low Gown

The Jewellery

Amrapali’s Floral Carved Emerald Earrings

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Amrapali’s Floral Carved Emerald Earrings

Amrapali‘s jewellery is renown for their designs and high quality; and these earrings are like nothing I have ever seen before. The stunning floral carvings on the emeralds add personality to these and would compliment any outfit without the need of a heavy necklace.

Amrapali’s Trio of Emerald Rings

Wow. Wow. Wow. These rings are beauties! Emerald rings are pieces which could never go out of fashion for years to come. These have a combination of diamond and emerald which are set in silver and gold; which means you can get the best of everything all rolled into one.

Amrapali's Fine Zambian Emerald Floral Earrings

Amrapali’s Fine Zambian Emerald Floral Earrings

These stunning Zambian emerald floral earrings by Amrapali are a statement on their own. This would work well with a white or emerald gown, and would not need a necklace to compliment it. The mixture of delicate small and medium diamonds and emeralds emulate beautiful flowers. The emerald and diamonds are set in gold; these can pair up nicely with an outfit with gold or silver embroidery.

The Clutch

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 Judith Leiber’s Fern Green Satin Clutch

The sleekest clutch to accompany the gorgeous gown by Oscar De Le Renta is this impeccable fern green satin rectangular Judith Leiber clutch; simple and bold. The clutch uses a smooth silver framed push and has luscious metallic lambskin lining. This clutch could also compliment a white satin gown.

Shades Of Green Make Up By Henna-H

Heena-H Make Up

Heena-H Make Up

The Make-Up

If you are a bride who wants those elements of emerald in your make-up or want make-up tailored to your outfit. Then Henna-H are your point of call. Henna-H is run by Halimah Abubackers. Halimah’s incredible work has appeared in the likes of Glamour magazine and Vogue as well as Asiana Wedding magazine! They have a trained make-up team to ensure you look spectacular on your special day.

If you love what you see here, you will be glad to know all these brands will be present at The Jewel Of Mayfair this month at the stunning May Fair Hotel.

The May Fair Hotel

Let us know which piece is your favourite from this list by tweeting us @thinkshaadi and @londonkiladki.

Written by Victoria Das

Victoria is a London based blogger. She has a passion for fashion and food, with a speciality in contemporary Asian fashion. Victoria runs the blog London Ki Ladki and is the latest member of the Think Shaadi blogging family. Here’s where you can find her around the web – Facebook: London Ki LadkiInstagram:  London Ki LadkiTwitter: London Ki Ladki

The Ruby Lover: Luxurious Accessories

Throughout the ages it’s rubies that have been the favoured jewel of Kings and Queens alike, with their alluring and bewitching charms, when it comes to weddings, rubies add an unmistakably sumptuous and regal touch, a safely luxurious colour for the most luxurious day of anyone’s life.

Evoking elegance, warmth and wonder, ruby is the ideal colour for a wedding reception. As a base colour it’s very easy to conjure together a simply glorious theme, and our wonderful Think Shaadi partners have a splendid array of designs in which to create something truly beautiful.

Accessories maketh the bride…..

Beginning with ruby accessories, the colour has been an integral and distinguished part of bridal wear for centuries, crossing the cultural divides and forever synonymous with love.

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You simply couldn’t have a ruby themed wedding reception without including a ruby jewel to dazzle and amaze. Amrapali Jewels, emerging from the Mughal splendour of Jaipur, they have since become globally recognised as purveyors of luxury jewellery design, with unprecedented style and grace.

This pair of stunning earnings, which mix diamonds, rubies and pearls, would be a fine addition to a brides outfit, although of course brimming with regal tones, they also offer a bride a sense subtlety, rather than being overwhelming.

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Photo courtesy of Muse Motions / Dress by Oscar de la Renta, Henna design by H. Beauty, Hair by Aamir Naveed and makeup by Ambreen.

As for a neat yet stunning bag, this design by the much lauded Judith Leiber is a playful yet stylish accessory for a bride wanting to mix colours with confidence. An icon of couture, Leiber has been designing for over 50 years, and has amassed a panoply of devotees, including nearly every First Lady of the United States.

London based Aruna Seth has steadily become a remarkable force in the world of shoe design, making an impact with her range of intricately created shoes, which emphasise comfort and elegance, with a degree of unparalleled craftsmanship.

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Photo courtesy of Aruna Seth

This eye catching pair of 110mm heels, from the Farfalla range offer a striking accompaniment to a bride looking for a distinctive splash of ruby, and the additional silver and crystal butterfly motif is the cherry on the cake.

The Jewel of Mayfair

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The Jewel of Mayfair, is our exclusive couture wedding event showcasing the industry’s premium suppliers.

Our guests will be immersed in an exclusive world of luxury and craftsmanship in design, fashion, décor and gastronomy.

This curated showcase will bring together, for the first time, renowned Western luxury brands with their Eastern counterparts.

This is an invitation-only event and to learn more about our exciting showcase and our partners, please go to www.jewelofmayfair.com

ThinkShaadi Team xxxx