Brides are daring to be different by returning to a lustrous classic.
Starburst multi-row necklace, David Yurman ($4,800). CityCenterDC, 202-682-0260. Silver pearl bracelet, Oscar de la Renta ($890). Saks Fifth Avenue, 5555 Wisconsin Ave., 301-657-9000. Rox suede pump, Jimmy Choo ($3,750). The Collection at Chevy Chase, 240-223-1102. Box embellished pearl clutch, Moyna ($240). Tabandeh Jewelry, Mazza Gallerie, 202-244-0777. Beaded petal comb pair, Twigs and Honey ($280). Wren Bridal, 1910 Towne Centre Blvd., Annapolis, 410-266-9761
It used to be that pearls came in exactly one variety—your grandmother’s—but brides today are bringing back these iridescent orbs with a twist for their special day. Pearl-studded bags, shoes, and bracelets marry modern technique with timeless appeal for an heirloom that is utterly of-the-moment.