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2020 Bridal Headpiece Trends

A new year and new decade welcome a variety of fresh wedding trends. Here is our round up on the most popular styles of wedding dresses for brides in 2020 and the best and freshest headpieces to match with them. 

2020 brides are moving away from the sheer and figure hugging wedding gown styles of the past few years and are seeking elegant and simplified dresses in beautifully soft and drapey fabrics and with a cleaner streamlined, and more modest silhouette, often with a higher neckline, sleeves and less body-conscious line. Built-in capelets and sheer capes, jackets or shrugs are a fresh way to add modesty and interest to a 2020 bridal look.

 Caroline Hayden Bridal Cape Emilia Wickstead Verona Wedding Dress Chana Marelus Azalea Lace Wedding Dress

Caroline Hayden, Emilia Wickstead,  Sophie et Voila

These styles pair best with a streamlined headband style rather than a long veil which can over-power the simplicity of these silhouettes. Bridal headbands have very much increased in popularity for 2020 and are now available in a variety of widths and heights. Headbands with pearls and florals details are bridal favorite for the new decade. 

Genevieve Rose Atelier Tiny Floral Headband Flavia Genevieve Rose Atelier Large Headband with Pearls Giovanna Genevieve Rose Atelier Juliana Floral Headband as seen on New York Weddings Magazine

Flavia tiny petal headband; Giovanna large headband with pearls and draped tulle; Juliana organza flower crown

Bridal dress designers are making use of less traditional fabrics such as point d'esprit and broderie anglaise and embellishments are subtle - favoring floral embroidery and appliques over the heavy beading of past seasons. Bows, both as an embellishment and structural part of the gown, remain very popular. We love the idea of echoing the florals or bow of a modern bridal dress in a simple headpiece.

Maria Fekih Broderie Anglaise Wedding Dress Donatelle Godart Point d'Esprit Wedding Dress Halfpenny London Tabard Wedding Cape

Maria Fekih, Donatelle Godart, Halfpenny London

Genevieve Rose Atelier Rose and Spot Birdcage Veil Comb Genevieve Rose Atelier Torn Crinoline Bridal Headband Genevieve Rose Atelier Rose and Lace Bridal Headband

Elisabetta rose and spot birdcage veil comb; Magdalena torn crinoline headband; Serefina rose and lace headband.

One of the most exciting new directions for bridal outfits in 2020 is the rise of bridal separates. Pants, midi skirts, camisoles, jumpsuits and even knitwear in luxe fabrics with minimal embellishment are the choice for modern brides looking for an outfit she can wear with ease, dance all night in, and wear again after her wedding day. We love these bridal looks paired with an exaggerated silk bow headband, or, for a modern nod towards bridal tradition, a birdcage veil worn on a comfortable headband.

Houghton Bridal Pants and Camisole Mariah Fekih Bridal Midi Skirt Mariah Fekih Bridal Pants

Houghton, Maria Fekih, Maria Fekih

Genevieve Rose Atelier Large Organza Bow Headband Genevieve Rose Atelier Pearl Bridal Headband with Birdcage Veil Genevieve Rose Atelier White Bow Bridal Headband

Livia large organza bow headband; Alix pearl headband with birdcage veil; Cayetana large silk bow headband


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Holiday Outfit Style

The holidays are a fun excuse for getting your glam on, for dressing up and celebrating with friends and family. Holiday 2019 celebrates luxe fabrics like velvet, heavy silks and gold lame, and a perfectly highlights the on-trend colors of green and metallics. Here are some of our favorite holiday 2019 party dresses paired with Genevieve Rose Atelier custom, hand-made headbands. 

Batsheva Red Velvet Peter Pan Collar Holiday Dress Genevieve Rose Atelier Black Velvet Holiday Headband with Veil

On-trend NYC brand Batsheva offers a fun interpretation of this season's obsession with velvet with this short, red velvet dress with peter pan collar. Pair with a Genevieve Rose Atelier velvet turban headband with vintage veil for grown-up sophistication. 

Marc Jacobs Green Lame Holiday Dress Genevieve Rose Atelier Gold Lame Holiday Headband

Love lame? Why not double the fun pairing this Marc Jacobs green lame dress with a Genevieve Rose Atelier gold lame turban headband. 

Miu Miu Tiered Short Black Dress Genevieve Rose Atelier Red Silk Holiday Headband with Bow

A little black dress just needs a pop of holiday color to bring the Christmas cheer. Pair this Miu Miu tiered mini dress with a sweet and sleek Genevieve Rose Atelier red silk headband with bow for instant holiday glamor. 

Zara Blush Pink Sequin Dress Genevieve Rose Atelier Black Feather and Crystal Holiday Headband

Shimmer at every party is this Zara blush pink sequined midi-dress, which we love paired with a Genevieve Rose Atelier feather and crystal headband. 


We have so many favorite holiday headbands to wear we're worried we won't have enough holiday party invitations to show them off at. Drinks anyone?

Genevieve Rose Atelier Red Organza Ruffle Holiday Headband Genevieve Rose Atelier Pink Velvet Holiday Headband Genevieve Rose Atelier Black Feather Holiday Headband

Luana red ruffled headband, Betty pink velvet headband and Camille black feather headband by Genevieve Rose Atelier. Remember Genevieve can customize you any headband in any color so get in touch to place your unique custom order today!

 And for total head-to-toe holiday style we've chosen just a few of our favorite holiday shoes. You know we're flat show girls here so we can't go past these Prada Silver flats and Jimmy Choo red velvet flats. But if we were ever going to wear heels it would have to be these amazing Gianvito Rossi ruffle gold lame stunners. 

Prada Silver Flat Mary Janes Jimmy Choo Velvet Pointy Toe Flats Gianvito Rossi Gold Ruffle Stiletto Heels


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How To Match a New Season Coat With a Hat - Winter 2019

Winter 2019 offers so many great coat and hat styles, there's no need to be cold - or frumpy - all season long. Here's how to style some of the latest coat silhouettes with hats to match. 

Check out more of our favorite coats from winter 2019 and how to pair them with a Genevieve Rose Atelier hat on our winter style Pinterest page and our new winter 2019 hat collection. 

Cocoon and puffer coats are still tending well as they they have been for a few season. These are both wonderfully practical choices that you can easily layer a sweater under and the generous shapes and lengths will keep you very toasty warm. Hats have taken a similar turn towards cozy and practical cocooning styles, but rather than reaching for the usual beanie we love a cocoon or puffer coat paired with a retro-inspired turban or felt cap. Both give a slightly more polished accent to a casual coat and turbans are every bit as warm and packable as a beanie but with an added dash of vintage-inspired glamor. 

Cos wool boucle cocoon coatJeanie Magenta Vintage Turban by Genevieve Rose Atelier

COS Navy Boucle Cocoon coat paired with Genevieve Rose Atelier 'Jeanie' Turban Beanie. 

J.Crew Leopard Puffer Coat Zenobia Leopard Cap with Yellow Zipper by Genevieve Rose Atelier

J.Crew Leopard print puffer coat with Genevieve Rose Atelier 'Zenobia' Leopard and Yellow Zipper Cap. 


Capes are having a quiet moment as an alternative trend and are a great way to layer your warmth and achieve the perfect balance of polished and casual. We suggest pairing your cape with an on-trend bucket hat to keep your look fresh, modern and casually chic.

Chloe hooded cape Floreat Rain Bucket Hat with Bow by Genevieve Rose Atelier

Chloe Cape with Genevieve Rose Atelier 'Floreat' Bucket Rain Hat


One of our favorite trends of Winter 2019 is the daring pops of color in outerwear, sweaters and accessories. Nothing cheers up a grey late-winter day than wrapping yourself in a bright color or bold print. We say double down on the cheer and add a bright hat in a simple silhouette in a complimentary color - or power clash your brights like a pro fasionista. 

Zara pink overcoat Yellow Fuzzy Bucket Hat by Genevieve Rose Atelier

Zara bubblegum pink overcoat with Genevieve Rose Atelier 'Peggy' yellow fuzzy bucket hat. 

J.Crew Plaid Top Coat Hanna Red Wool Woven Bucket Hat by Genevieve Rose Atelier

J.Crew top coat in bright plaid and Genevieve Rose Atelier 'Hanna' woven red bucket hat



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