A Guide to Glitter

Make your wedding sparkle


No one can resist a bit of sparkle, and including glitter in your wedding theme is a great way to indulge. We’ve come up with several ways to include some glitz and glamour in your wedding day with our ultimate guide to glitter.

  • A Bedazzling BouquetA Bedazzling Bouquet

    A glittering heirloom bouquet made up from sparkling brooches, dazzling diamantés and luminous pearls is the ideal way to bring some glamour to your wedding. Not only will this bouquet from Best of Buds look fabulous, it will also stand the test of time, forever reminding you of your day as a bride. Photographed by IC Photo Studio.

    For further information: www.bestofbudsflorists.com
  • Shining ShoesShining Shoes

    Whether your wedding dress is tea length or reaches all the way to the floor, make a statement with your shoes. These glittering heels from Aruna Seth add a welcome dose of sparkle to any outfit, you’ll be desperate to show them off.

    For further information: www.arunaseth.com
  • Lustrous LipsLustrous Lips

    Keep your pout glossy with a hint of sparkle with these stunning lip glosses from Fake Bake. The different colours work well with a range of skin tones. ‘Undercover Babe’ is the ideal bridal colour, but don’t be afraid to make a statement with ‘Electric Turn On’ or ‘Drama Queen’. Keep it in your bridal beauty bag for long lasting glossy shine.

    For further information: www.fakebake.co.uk
  • Twinkling Cake TopperTwinkling Cake Topper

    These cake toppers from Emily Steffen at Etsy are the perfect finishing touch to your wedding cake. Whether you have chosen a simple wedding cake or a beautifully embellished one, this glitzy topper will be a gorgeous finishing touch.

    For further information: www.etsy.com/shop/emilysteffen
  • Incandescent EyesIncandescent Eyes

    Add a subtle shimmer to your eyes with Starlight Glitter eye makeup from Make-Up Atelier Paris. You can add this soft, glittering powder over the top of makeup for added sparkle or use it alone as a glitzy eye shadow. For a twist, why not sprinkle the sparkles over wet nail polish, or dust your bouquet with it and wait for it to catch the light?

    For further information: www.makeupatelierparis.co.uk
  • Festive FiguresFestive Figures

    Add some glamour to your tables with these glittering table numbers from JANDO Design. The numbers are available in a range of sparkling shades. The husband and wife team behind JANDO Design make them to order, and also make glittery ‘LOVE’ letters, as well as other must-have wedding items.

    For further information: www.etsy.com/shop/JANDOdesign
  • A Dazzling DressA Dazzling Dress

    If you want a wedding dress with a difference, or are looking to dress your bridesmaids up in sequins, why not consider this Frock n Frill dress from Bank Fashion? The 1920’s style is so on trend right now, and the abundance of embellishment makes this dress look super-luxe. It could even be a great evening party dress.

    For further information: www.bankfashion.co.uk
  • A Sparkling SchemeA Sparkling Scheme

    Pick a wedding colour scheme that involves shimmering metallic tones for a glamorous and glittering wedding. Here at hitched.ie we have dedicated inspiration galleries for gold and silver wedding colour schemes, as well as many more colours. Browse these for even more ideas on how to add glitz to your wedding day.

    For more ideas visit our: Gold Inspiration Gallery and our Silver Inspiration Gallery
  • Twinkling TalonsTwinkling Talons

    Your hands are going to be in lots of photographs on your wedding day, as you hold your bouquet, flash your wedding ring and wrap your arms around your new husband for your first dance. Add some glitter to your nails to catch the light. We love Morgan Taylor’s ‘It’s My Party’ and ‘My Time to Shine’ from NualaWoulfe.ie. Ted Baker’s Gold Nail Duo from Boots is another great option.
  • Shimmering Shoe AccessoriesShimmering Shoe Accessories

    Combine your ‘something blue’ with a touch of glitz by adding these sparkling blue shoe clips to a pair of classic bridal shoes. This is the perfect idea if you want to add a bit of a quirky twist to your wedding look without going too overboard. Visit Issie & Sibbie on Etsy to see more.

    For further information: www.etsy.com/shop/issieandsibbie

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