Your London Wedding - March/April 2023 (Issue 88)

JEWELLERY AND ACCESSORIES 51 The finishing touch Accessorise in style with this top advice ANTONIA LAWES, ANTONIA LAWES JEWELLERY About… Antonia Lawes is a second-generation goldsmith and designer, manufacturing in the heart of London’s Hatton Garden. Specialising in coloured gemstones and diamonds, Antonia prides herself on sourcing rare gemstones and traditionally hand-crafting bespoke ring mounts and settings that stand the test of time. Most popular product… My top selling products recently have been rings featuring teal-coloured sapphires. This beautiful gemstone has a whole spectrum of tones ranging from deep rich oceanic colours to light airy pastels. With most coming from mines in Montana and found closer to the surface of the earth, they’re a great option for those looking for a more ethically sourced gemstone. Key trends this year… Coloured wedding bands. Whether it’s incorporating birthstones to represent loved ones, or spicing up your classic diamond ring with a new punchy coloured band to contrast. It’s a memorable and fun way to incorporate a touch of individuality to your ring stack. Top tip for accessorising your big-day look… Sentimentality has forever been the best way to accessorise. I’ve created countless bespoke pieces to include birthstones, engraved names and sentiments, or incorporate gemstones from heirlooms passed down from loved ones. Find out more: GIFT KENRICK, LOVE LANE LONDON About… Love Lane London offers bridalwear and accessories for eco-conscious brides. To complement our dresses, we offer statement-making capes and exquisite hair accessories that you can mix and match to create a bridal ensemble that truly reflects your style. Most popular product… Our veils – from chic cropped to traditional cathedral veils. We offer a personalised embroidery service on our cathedral veils for brides wanting something extra special. Our capes are also very popular and are a great statement-making piece that’ll keep you warm while looking fabulous! Key trends this year… Brides have been opting for simpler wedding dresses and expressing their personalities and styles through accessories. With sustainability playing a significant role, brides and bridesmaids want to wear elements of their outfits after the wedding. It’s a great way to relive your memories and the planet will thank you for it! Top tip for accessorising your big-day look… To keep your outfit elegant and timeless, try picking just one dramatic element and keep other accessories understated – you don’t want it to look too overdone. Find out more: