With all the stress of planning a wedding, you’ll want to make sure that you’ll have everything you need as you walk down the aisle. This is where bridal purses come in handy. Bridal purses are usually just big enough to hold all of your essentials, but there is a variety of styles to choose from. Purses can also be dyed to match your dress and shoes. Here are a few tips on buying the most important wedding accessory to hold your toiletries.
List down all your essentials
This will include all the makeup that you’ll need for retouching, such as pressed powder, oil control film and lipstick. You will also need a small comb or brush, a tiny bottle of perfume, extra stockings, tissue paper, breath mints and your wallet.
Choose a style
Bridal purses come in a variety of styles. Choose the bridal purse that suits most your wedding dress and your personal style. Make sure that it will easily hold all of your essentials. Here are some types of bridal purses:
- Clutch - usually no bigger than your wallet, a clutch is just big enough to hold only the most essential items. It has no handle and is usually held or clutched in one’s hand hence the name.
- Wristlet - a wristlet can be around the same size of a clutch or a little bit bigger. It comes with a looped strap that goes around your wrist.
- Small handbag - the biggest of bridal purses, a small handbag will definitely hold all of your essential items and then some. You can clutch it by the handle or carry it on your shoulder after the ceremony.
Check out types and styles of bridal purses online and in bridal salons. That way you’ll have a good idea of what you need.
Take a picture
Print out the bridal purses that you like and take photographs of the ones you desire. Then hold the pictures against your dress to see if the purse complements it.
If you are handy with a needle and thread, why not make your own purse? You can make exactly what you’ve dreamed of. You’ll also be sure that you purse is one-of-a-kind. There are many websites with instructions on how to make your own bridal purse. You can follow the instructions provided or modify the designs to your own taste.
Check your mother’s closet
Your mother, sister, close friend or female relative may already own the perfect bridal purse. Check with them before you begin your search.
Can you use the purse for another occasion? You will save money if you buy a purse that is fit not only for a wedding but also for other events
There are many bridal purses to choose from, but if you follow these tips you’ll be sure to end up with just the right one. Choosing the proper accessory to hold your toiletries ensures that you will walk down the aisle with the bridal purse of your dreams.