Something Old is New Again

Vintage accessories makes wearing a timeless treasure anything but borrowed or blue.
 

 

HIDDEN TREASURES

A jewelry box full of pieces that ignite the past for a present-day affair add allure and glamour to your wedding dress. From top to bottom: a 1920s silver glass-beaded lariat ($75), from Hey Betty!; a pair of 1920s crystal drop earrings ($25), a 1960s butterfly pin ($30), a 1980s buckle rhinestone bracelet, a pair of 1920s pale-pink-and-purple crystal necklaces ($30/ea), all from Eons; a 1930s art-deco rhinestone bracelet ($38), a pair of 1950s pearlized plastic and rhinestone floral earrings ($15) and a 1950s spiral pearl bracelet ($25), all from Hey Betty!

 

MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL

Compacts make an impact on your big day. From left to right:mother-of-pearl compact ($20) with fabric floral applique from Hey Betty!;a 1940s green metal-mesh compact ($25), a round 1950s rhinestone mesh compact ($30), both from Eons Fashion Antique; a 1950s square pink glitter compact ($20) from Hey Betty!

 

 

BROOCHING THE SUBJECT OF LOVE

Accent a simple gown with a touch of sparkle. Round and oval rhinestone brooches ($30-$75) from the 1950s, both from Hey Betty!, and feather rhinestone brooch ($125), from the same era, from Eons.

 

 

CRYSTAL CLEAR

Make a statement on your wedding day with these 1960s ice-blue crystal and rhinestone drop earrings ($35) or green and yellow crystal cluster earrings ($15), both from Hey Betty!

 

TO HAVE & TO HOLD

Clutches are for keeps. Stash your lipstick and tissue in one of these elegant must-haves just in case. A 1950s white beaded and petit-point French clutch ($75) with enamel clasp, a 1930s silver-brocade clutch ($25) with rhinestone clasp and 1950s white and crystal beaded clutch ($25) are from Hey Betty!.

 

 

 

 

 The Stores:

  • Eons Fashion Antique, 5850 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside; 412/361-3368, eons@telerama.com
  • Hey Betty!, 5892 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside; 412/363-0999
Categories: Weddings