Brides are daring to be different by returning to a lustrous classic.
Starburst multi-row necklace, David Yurman ($4,800). Silver pearl bracelet, Oscar de la Renta ($890).Saks Fifth Avenue, 2 Bala Plaza, Bala Cynwyd, 610-667-1550. Rox suede pump, Jimmy Choo ($3,750). King of Prussia Mall, 610-557-0530. Box embellished pearl clutch, Moyna ($240). Knit Wit, 1729 Chestnut St., 215-564-4760. Beaded petal comb pair, Twigs and Honey ($280). Lovely Philadelphia, 237 Market St., 215-627-1800
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 design with timeless appeal for an heirloom that’s utterly of-the-moment.