Adobe Stock / dmitry_dmg. All after-party product photos courtesy of respective brands
When the big day has come to a close, these fun, stylish, and comfortable pieces will carry the happy couple long into the night.
By Michelle Gillan Larkin and Sabrina Sucato
The ceremony is over. The guests are laughing and mingling. And the brides and grooms of the evening are slipping into something more comfortable to celebrate their after-party in style. The only question is…what to wear? With the main occasion officially a wrap, let loose with these fun and statement-making accessories ideal for any after-party in the Hudson Valley.
– FOR THE BRIDE –
Hand-Painted Denim Jacket
THE GILMORE HOUSE
There’s nothing like a personalized denim jacket to make even the most formal of gowns feel effortlessly cool.
Satin V-Neck Tea-Length A-Line Dress
Not ready to let go of the white dress just yet? When the after-party rolls around, opt for a slightly less formal number. P.S. This one is ideal for dancing.
Statement earrings are just the thing to amp up any outfit. Shop accessories from this Dobbs Ferry brand for your after-party look.
Feather Cup Ronnie Dress
ESTI’S WORLD OF FASHION (for similar styles)
Want an outfit that’s a bit more casual but still pretty? Shoshanna makes a slew of picture-perfect dresses that do the trick.
Dazzle Me Luxury Lipstick, $32
Yes, lipstick is most definitely an after-party accessory. This hue from Eiluj Beauty in Katonah makes a statement.
Rachel Reid Large Enamel Heart Charm
How pretty is this charm necklace? Landsberg Jewelers in Rye Brook stocks a number of accessories to help you add sparkle to your after-party look (in addition to, you know, the ring).
Beaded Star Clutch
LOLA NEW YORK (for similar styles)
Tuckahoe, White Plains
You don’t need a purse, but you might want a clutch to stock the essentials: lipstick, tissues, etc. Pick the perfect one to match your look at LOLA New York in Westchester.
Pink Ballet Flats
VERY LOVELY SOLES
Goodbye heels, hello ballet flats! Very Lovely Shoes in Katonah knows just what you need for dancing into the evening.
– FOR THE GROOM –
Guys, ditch the suit and kick back and relax in this casual-cool hoodie from Faherty.
Formal shoes are great for the ceremony, but statement kicks are where it’s at when the after-party arrives.
When it comes to after-party accessories, a sharp watch is a top-notch pick. Not only does it look sleek, but it will also help you keep track of just how long you’ve been dancing.
Still want to look dressed up at the after-party? Brooks Brothers knows a velvet jacket is just the thing to look jazzy without going full-on tuxedo.