Every love story is unique: For the bride, an alternative engagement ring becomes her outward symbol of a one-of-a-kind love. Unusual rings are embraced by the bride who requires statement-making jewelry, and her choice of style runs the gamut from quietly minimalistic to exuberantly ornate.
Sure, the white round diamond has long been the classic engagement ring, but many gorgeous options exist beyond that typical style. Some are rendered unique due their setting design, be it modern or vintage-inspired. Others stand out due to their metal, ranging from rose gold to a highly-polished platinum band. A constellation of gemstones is there for one's choosing, including deeply red rubies, ink-toned sapphires, blushing morganites and opalescent pearls. Here, we've selected the most stunning alternative engagement rings from Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and more.
One of the many smile-inducing moments on your big day will be when the flower girl steps down the aisle at your spring wedding. Whether she tosses the petals like a Russian ballerina or performs a less choreographed interpretation of this time-honored ritual, her adorableness will take the spotlight. As she sashays along, you want her to be a vision of charm and beauty, because despite being small in size, her impact will be huge. So, whether your spring wedding will be on a farm or simply inspired by rusticity, we love the many flower girl baskets designed for rustic weddings. For glamorous affairs, there are traditional ivory basket baskets trimmed in bows. Whatever your wedding style and no matter the location, here are some of the prettiest flower girl baskets for spring weddings from David's Bridal, Amazon, Michael's and more.
Taking advantage of the long Fourth of July long weekend for your wedding celebration? Tones of red, white and blue will add sizzle to the shindig. Our country's birthday invites you to imbue your wedding with classic Americana motifs. Plus, planning a patriotic party allows you to create a laid-back and casual wedding vibe.
Think out of the box when orchestrating your Fourth of July wedding. Rather than the traditional white flower girl dress, choose gingham. Instead of fancy ties or ascots, have your groomsmen wear red, white and blue bowties. Then, finish the affair with sparkling fireworks!
Everyone loves a traditional wedding registry that includes every essential accoutrement for feathering a newlywed nest. That said, some wedding guests choose to take some creative leeway by gifting the newlyweds with uber-special personalized gifts. We have curated such gifts in our fantastic list by including personalized gifts for couples that further style or functionality — or both. So commemorate the couple's big day with these one-of-a-kind items from Neiman Marcus, Uncommon Goods, Shutterfly and more.
Dating back to the 1600s, cufflinks have long been the choice of nattily-attired men for securing the French cuffs on their dress shirts. These small ornamental clasps, once called "sleeve buttons," were made of silver and gold that was often encrusted with precious gems.
Today, one needn't be a true gentleman with an estate and butler to wear cufflinks to a special event. In fact, for a wedding we'd expect no less: After all, cufflinks are a must-wear, especially if yours is a black tie wedding. Plus, they're a great way to add a commemorative piece of jewelry to the occasion. They can announce his style, celebrate your bond or underscore his passion for a movie, book or vehicle.
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Classic and understated, this fine tie bar has an etched chevron pattern on silver-tone metal. 2 inches long, 1/4 inches wide. Sil...ver-tone metal. Imported. Jos. A. Bank Chevron Patterned Tie Bar read more
Used to fasten a tie to a dress shirt this tie bar has an antiqued silver-tone finish and a rich wood centerpiece
Crafted in polished silver-tone metal this classic tie bar has a simple pattern with a mother-of-pearl centerpiece. Two inches lon...g. Clip back. Comes boxed. Imported. Jos. A. Bank Mother-Of-Pearl Tie Bar read more
Refined and stylish, this tie bar features a rose-gold tone finish. 2-1/4 inches long, 1/4 inch wide. Rose gold tone metal. Import...ed. Jos. A. Bank Rose Gold Tie Bar read more
METAL COLOR: Silver Tone BASE MATERIAL: 100% Brass CARE: Wipe Clean COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Made in US
JEWELRY CLOSURE: Clip METAL COLOR: Grey BASE MATERIAL: 100% Metal CARE: Wipe Clean COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Imported
Stafford Tie Bar
INCLUDED: 1 Tie Bar(s) METAL COLOR: Grey BASE MATERIAL: 100% Brass METAL: Brass CARE: Wipe Clean COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Imported
INCLUDED: 1 Tie Tack(s) METAL COLOR: Grey COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Imported
INCLUDED: 1 Tie Bar(s) METAL COLOR: Silver Tone BASE MATERIAL: 100% Nickel COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Imported
"This gun metal plated tie bar is slightly shorter than standard, which makes it perfect for skinny ties. 1¾ x ¼" clip closure eng...rave up to 4 letters at no charge made in America" read more
"This brilliantly shiny tie bar is slightly shorter than standard, which makes it perfect for skinny ties. 1 x " Clip closure Engr...ave up to 4 letters at no charge Made in America" read more
"Rhodium-plated tie bar is a great addition to any man's wardrobe. Clip closure 2 x " Rhodium-plated brass Made in America"
"Brightly polished, sterling silver tie bar can be engraved with up to four letters at no charge. Clip closure 2 x " Engrave up to... 4 letters at no charge Made in America" read more
"Brightly polished, sterling silver tie bar has cross-brushed ends and a highly polished center, where three letters can be engrav...ed at no charge. clip closure 2 x ¼" engrave up to 3 letters at no charge made in America" read more
"This polished, silver-tone tie bar is accented with a 23K electroplated gold Masonic emblem. 2¼ x ¼" clip closure engraved free o...f charge made in America" read more
"Polished sterling silver tie bar has a handsome, double line box design on each end for balanced style. clip closure 2 x ¼" engra...ve up to 3 letters at no charge rhodium-plated metal made in America" read more
"Polished sterling silver tie bar is decorated with an artful line design for balanced style. clip closure 2 x ¼" engrave up to 3 ...letters at no charge rhodium-plated metal made in America" read more
J.Ferrar Tie Bar
Keep your ties neatly in place with this polished tie bar, featuring an onyx stone in the center. Rhodium-plated brass Onyx stone ...Engrave up to 3 letters at no charge Made in America read more
INCLUDED: 1 Tie Clip(s) FEATURES: Personalized JEWELRY CLOSURE: Toggle Clasp METAL COLOR: Rose Tone BASE MATERIAL: 100% Brass CARE...: Wipe Clean COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Imported read more
"Add texture to your tailored look with this stainless steel tie bar, designed with an etched grid pattern. boxed in special gift ...box sliding tie bar 2" long stainless steel spot clean imported" read more
Collection Tie Bar
Silver-tone gray mother of pearl tie bar. Approx. 2" L x 0.25" W. Imported
"Dress up his suit with this handsome tie bar, featuring silver-tone metal accented with a black onyx stone. Clip closure 2" long ...Have it monogrammed with up to 3 block letters (first, middle and last initial) Silver-tone metal Made in America If you... read more
"Accented with a gold-tone cross, this polished silver-tone tie bar lets you wear your faith with pride. 2 x " Clip closure Engrav...e up to 3 letters at no charge Made in America" read more