11 Simply Stunning Accessories You Need for All the Fall Weddings

Let’s face it, not all trends work for all of us (I’m looking at you, cold shoulder tops and white jeans!), so, accessories are a low-commitment way to give a little nod to the latest styles while still staying grounded in the classic looks that you feel most comfortable in. For instance, you can quickly fancy up your fave LBD with some bling or a clutch in a color that’s so hot rn.

When it comes to what to wear to a wedding (as a guest, obvi, because being the bride or bridesmaid is a whole different story), you need to have fun but also look pulled together and polished enough for all of the photos. Trust me: The wrong choice could haunt you for reunions and years to come. The good news is the crisp tailoring, lush fabrics, and dramatic colors of fall make it it the perfect season to get your wedding wardrobe firing on all cylinders. Oh, and you may be able to indulge in a couple runway trends while you’re at it.

Here, 11 must-have fall wedding accessories perfect from the receiving line to the reception dance floor.

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1. The furse

Part purse, part pet, the furse is a perfect chic, fall wedding bag. As temperatures start to cool down, the furse adds a bit of cozy fun to any wedding outfit. Bonus: If you have one too many glasses of champagne, you can use it as a pillow on the ride home.

Ultra suede pocket lined with 100% raw silk. Locally sourced recycled fur. An Austrian crystal and suede tassel hangs from the plated silver cross-body chain. Hand made in Montréal. $124 at www.chamel.ca. Mark your calendar! Online shop is open August 1st. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⚪️⚪️⚪️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #suede #austriancrystal #crystal #silk #rawsilk #fur #montreal #mtl #montrealstyle #modemtl #madeinmontreal #minimalmood #pursuepretty #minimalist #accessories #makermade #detail #fashionjewellery #onthetable #stylediaries #stylegram #stylefile #canada #togiftfair #furse

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2. Something ~*borrowed*~

If it looks like you’re wearing a gorgeous bauble you found in the back of your grandmother’s jewelry box, you’re on the right track. Mix heirloom with modern touches, like stacked bangles or ear jackets, and you can instantly create rich layers of detail that dress up any look, even if your most basic black shift dress.

#delpozogloves# Espanha #modaearte #amodemaisdaconta

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3. Saturday Night Fever-ish platforms

The late David Bowie is apparently still influencing fashion. Glam rock platforms are baaaack. Okay, the disco era style might remind you of lifts so high you can fit your pet goldfish in there, but there’s no shame in taking a classic fave and making it new again.

#shoes #shoeaddict #pink #platformshoes #photo #pic #bling

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4. Brooches and pins

Need help remembering what a brooch is? Think Mad Men or your grandma’s Sunday finest finished off with a big bauble pinned to her chest, and you’re just about there. Pins or brooches or several of either are back and make it simple to glitz up any drab top or dress. Don’t question whether or not it makes you look like Great Aunt Maude—just go for it!

5. Madonna-esque pumps with socks (!)

These are giving me all of the early ’80s, “Like a Virgin” Madonna feels! Just don’t take it too far. Yeah, rolling around in the full “Like a Virgin” Madonna slutty wedding getup (circa 1984’s VMAs) will get you all kids of dirty looks at someone else’s wedding. Just saying I might have learned that one the hard way.

Classic black socks on a new level #socksandheels #ZoranDobric #McGregorSocks #WMCFW

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This pic made me smile! I just love it!! @manoloblahnikhq #socksandpumps #fabolousfriday 💗💙💗💙

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6. A whimsically-shaped crossbody bag

What’s more practical than holding a clutch all night? Donning a brightly-colored, whimsically-shaped crossbody, obvi. Luckily, for those of us who have more to carry than lipstick and tampons, actual human-sized bags are making a comeback and saving us from having to cram a whole evening’s worth of provisions into a laughably microscopic purse.

#givenchy #bow #cut #mini #crossbodybag price: 4050 SR

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7. All velvet anything

This fall is ushering in a whole new era of velvet, which fits in perfectly with this season’s trend toward rich, layered textures. Pick a velvet bag, stole, or even choker (so ’90s!).

L ❤️ J, that's all.

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8. A sophisticated cape even Olivia Pope could love

Drama for days is what you’ll add to your fall wedding look with one of this season’s coolest trends: the cape. Ditch the wrap you’ll inevitably just wind up dragging around all night and instead, you can channel your best Sith Lord confidence in a tailored cape paired with a crisp pair of trousers or a fitted shift.

Cape time. 😍 Love my new cape thank you #veronikamaine @veronikamaine_design #capefashion #poncholove

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9. Over-the-knee boots

Over-the-knee boots make your legs look long, especially when paired with a long sweater or short dress. Contrast the sweet and demure look of the bride and bridesmaids by rocking boots like these with your hottest little black cocktail dress for a look that’s sure to get the attention of that hot groomsman you’ve been eyeing all night.

Summerstyle #instastyle #instaglam #longboots #overthekneeboots

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⚫️Black mood⚫️ #overthekneeboots #thefashionary #givenchy #animalebrasil #bobonews

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Didn't think it would happen this soon…my baby girl stealing my shoes. At least she has good taste #Balenciaga 😂😂😂

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10. Tuxedo jacket

Ditch the librarian cardigan or old lady shawl and infuse your wedding look with a bit of rocker, bad gal vibe with one of the season’s killer tuxedo jacket options.

11. A statement necklace fit for Game of Thrones

You already know that the statement necklace is the workhorse of your jewelry stash. This fall’s best statement necklaces are part accessory, part Khaleesi armor—something everyone could use a bit of at a wedding surrounded by family.  Put one over a plain white t-shirt for the rehearsal dinner, then add it on top of a jewel-toned shift for a more formal look.

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