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11.26 – Winner Announced! And the winner is… lucky #9! Congrats, Tory! Please check your inbox for details on how to claim your prize. Thanks to all who entered and a special thank you to Cherry Time for sponsoring the giveaway!

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Hello, loves + HAPPY MONDAY! We hope you had an amazing weekend. As you know, Mondays mean brand new giveaways at Emmaline Bride and this week’s is a lovely one! We have teamed up with the fantastic duo of Cherry Time to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a set of crochet heart cake toppers. Read on to see these adorable toppers and find out how to score a set of yours!

heart cake toppers by Cherry Time via Emmaline Bride

How to Wear a Scarf: Inspiration + Scarf-Savvy Ideas

We featured a Real Wedding where the bride wore a light pink silk scarf with her wedding gown, and we remember it like the post was yesterday. The bride, Debbie, wanted a simple, sweet, and elegant wedding day look, so her light pink scarf was the perfect thing to tie into her personal style. If you’re looking for an accessory to tie into your bridal ensemble, perhaps a silk scarf is just what you need for a fun pop of color! And, if you’re not sure where to begin, you’ve come to the right place. I love scarves and wear them as often as possible. But before I became scarf-savvy, I had that feeling where I would see pretty scarves at the store and feel like I wasn’t sure if I could pull it off… you know?

That’s why today we are helping to nudge you a little into the right scarf-savvy direction with a few tips + tricks on how to wear a scarf. Wearing a scarf around your neck isn’t the only way to work it; you can wear it around your neck, as a headband, as a wrap, as a cuff bracelet, styled into your braided hairstyle, and more. You can even decorate your reception or ceremony site with scarves… your love nest, too! Read on for plenty of scarf-filled goodness compiled just for you after the jump!

How to Wear a Scarf with your Gown

The most popular way to wear a scarf is worn around one’s neck. If you’re braving a cold wintry wedding, consider a silk scarf for a pop of color or a pretty pattern in lieu of a heavy wrap. It won’t keep you as warm as wool, but it may just be the lightweight accessory piece for which you’ve been looking. Besides, if you get a chill I’m sure your groom will be happy to lend you his suit coat, right? ;)

Here is one example how to wear a scarf with your gown. This is Debbie, the bride we mentioned early in this post:

how to wear a scarf

Sumptuous and Soft: Sweater for the Bride-to-Be!

This light, airy sweater is sumptuous and sweet, and keeps your shoulders cozy even on a chilly fall wedding day.  This sweater makes an adorable addition to your wedding wardrobe, and you can rock it out afterward with a tank and jeans!  Spotted here.

Cozy Up to Capelets

I know it’s still summer, but we want to get our autumn brides ready for a chill in the air! If you’re looking for a little something to cover your shoulders, or keep your neck warm during the night, skip the coat (why cover up that gorgeous dress?) and opt for something a bit more chic – like these capelets! Spotted at Deniz03, these little lovelies will keep you cozy – and cute.  Plus, they are re-usable!