Friday, 8 March 2013

From the Red Carpet to the Aisle

With the Oscar awards ceremony recently held in LA, we were once again witness to Hollywood’s elite stepping out in the most gorgeous gowns. This year we saw some beautiful bridal inspired dresses, making it a must that we look to the stars for some tips that can be taken straight from the red carpet to the aisle.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional dress or contemporary gown, the red carpet is always a great place to look for ideas and inspiration to add some Hollywood glamour to your Big Day. From Jennifer Lawrence to Amy Adams, we saw some of LA’s finest wearing gowns that had a little matrimonial inspiration delicately integrated; and of course we cannot miss out the beautiful jewellery they accessorised with. 

Jennifer Lawrence wore a drop-waist Dior Couture gown to the Oscars, one we’re thinking was full of luck as she went on to win The Best Actress award! Although she took a slight tumble on her way to collect her award, she still looked graceful as ever and I’m pretty sure that gown could make any accidental mishap look completely beautiful. With her gown she wore a delicate necklace made up of a string of diamonds, contrasted with statement diamond earrings.

These Amanda Wakeley spherical earrings are perfect for adding a contemporary twist to your wedding gown with a chic, statement edge. Teamed with a dress like Jennifer’s with a fitted waist and drop-waist flared tail, these earrings are great for any fashion-conscious bride to be.



For a necklace to capture the elegance of the one Jennifer wore, this diamond collar is ideal. Complete with diamond clusters set between a twisted white gold setting, this necklace is sure to make a lavish addition to a strapless wedding gown. Statement earrings like those of Amanda Wakeley, teamed with a delicately designed diamond collar, is sure to be the perfect accompaniment for any bride looking for a way to introduce a touch of red-carpet glitz into her Big Day.




Zoe Saldana stepped out in style in a couture dress inspired by the Spring/Summer trend of monochrome. This fitted couture gown was complete with decorative floral detailing on the bust, a statement beige belt and a flared monochrome skirt.

To complete her look, Zoe wore elegant drop pearl earrings that provided a stylish vintage aspect to her look. Pearls are a fashion favourite for any bride and look beautifully sophisticated combined with any wedding gown. These art-deco style 9ct white gold pearl drop earrings are perfect for adding a subtle dash of vintage elegance to your bridal look. Wear with your hair down for a subtle flash of pearl chic, or team with a glamorous up do to create an effortlessly timeless look.



Not only did Zoe Saldana opt for traditional pearls, she also did not forget the classic diamond. Zoe flaunted the luxurious designs of Neil Lane on the red-carpet, giving her look that added bit of Hollywood allure.
If you’re looking for a contemporary engagement ring designed with exquisite vintage inspirations and plenty of sparkle, Neil Lane is the perfect choice to start your wedding story with. Whether you’re looking for Nouveau, deco or statement there is a ring sure to reflect your style with a luxury Hollywood edge.

Take a look at our full wedding jewellery range at Ernest Jones.

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