by Nicole Barley | Photos courtesy Mori Lee, Ellis / The Winner
Are you a princess bride, a dramatic diva, or a girl who just wants to have fun? Maybe, you’re a mixture of all three. Either way, we have ideas for each of those wedding gown styles and the accessories that go best with them. Let’s get shopping!
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Mori Lee pleated satin mermaid style gown with lace-up back and intricate rhinestone, crystal, and pearl appliqués, $798.40.
Mori Lee ruched bodice with satin belt and full tulle skirt adorned with flower appliqués and detailing, $650.40.
These three gowns are available at The Winner.
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Ellis luxurious strapless beaded lace and silk cocktail dress with detachable train, $1,075.20.
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Vamp it up in a slinky, silky gown. A bold red lip and a magnolia pinned into a side-swept chignon complete this romantic round up. Save the sexy black lingerie for later.
\\ 1. Casablanca Couture “Boss” Champagne Silver Silk Charmeuse Gown, $1,705, The Exquisite Bride. \\ 2. Rene Rofe Babydoll & G-String Set with Garters, $25, The Pussycat. \\ 3. Multi-strand pearl necklace and earrings, $22.99, The Savvy Fox. \\ 4. Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in “Pirate,” $34, CHANEL. \\ 5. Allison-Kaufman Ladies 14K white gold ring with 1.3 carat rose-cut black diamond, $2,995, Urbanowitz Jewelers. \ \ 6. Coco Noir Eau de Parfum Spray, 1.7 ounces for $98, CHANEL.
Sparkle and shimmer in a bedazzled dress. But don’t stop there. Really look like royalty by completing the look with a striking necklace, glittering heels, and a perfectly simple manicure.
\\ 1. Enzoani tulle gown, $2,420, Sorelle Bridal Salon. \\ 2. Windsor Crystal Necklace, $179, The Exquisite Bride \\ 3. Benjamin Adams “Paradox” heels, $329, MB Bride. \\ 4. “Suede” Nail Lacquer, $15, Perfect Formula. 5. Hanky Panky Chemise Ivory Lingerie, $72, and thong, $20, The Pussycat. \\ 6. 18K white gold ring with yellow diamond, $7,475, Grafner Brother Jewelers. \\ 7. Uber Basics Sparkle Eye Shadow, $28, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.
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A bride who chooses a gown with a graduated skirt is one who’s serious about hitting the dance floor. Delicate accessories and sweet details, such as a sparkly floral necklace, let this bride’s inner light shine.
\\ 1. Ivory gown with flower belt, $799.99, MB Bride. \\ 2. Pink Crystal Rose Necklace and Earrings (not pictured), $39.99, The Savvy Fox. \\ 3. P2 by Philip Pelusi Fluid Spray, Full- Size, $17.95; Travel Size, $4.75, Philip Pelusi. \\ 4. Benefit Cosmetics High Beam Luminescent Complexion Enhancer and Posie Tint Poppy Pink Lip and Cheek Stain, part of a four-part miniatures set, $27.99, benefitcosmetics.com. \\ 5. Mariana flower bracelet, $198, One Brilliant. \\ 6. Eli & Co. Pearl and Crystal Purse, $42, The Exquisite Bride. \\ 7. Touch Ups Glitter “Dina” Heels, $60, The Exquisite Bride.
This article is featured in the Fall / Winter 2012 issue of WHIRL Wedding Guide.