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Spun from organza eyelet with a gracefully tiered skirt, this strapless ball gown is the Pachelbel’s "Canon" of wedding dresses. With your charcoal-suited groom on one arm, a clutch of garden roses in the other, and a chapel-length veil trailing from a low chignon, you’ll be as timeless as Audrey Hepburn herself.
She is wearing a Carolina Herrera ball gown and veil (both at Carolina Herrera boutiques), Tejani “Classic” studs (tejani.com), and a Cartier ring (cartier.com). He is wearing a Tommy Hilfiger suit (212-223-1824), a Dior Homme tuxedo shirt and shoes (both at diorhomme.com), and a Brooks Brothers pocket square (brooksbrothers.com).
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It starts with the dress: an architectural wonder of silk faille with a shock of black at the waist and a crisp peplum at the hips. Add to that an asymmetrical bun and no jewelry –- save your ring -- and you’ve aced today’s sleek minimalist look. On your husband-to-be? A tuxedo, sharply tailored, with a whip-thin tie.
She is wearing an Isaac Mizrahi gown (theaislenewyork.com). He is wearing a Paul Smith London tuxedo (paulsmithusa.com), a Dolce & Gabbana shirt and tie (both at dolceandgabbana.com), and Ralph Lauren shoes (ralphlauren.com).
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Just like you and your groom, this light-as-air tulle gown, feathery capelet, and twinkling plume headband were written in the stars. Finish the ensemble with loose, face-framing waves and soft, luminous makeup, and you’ll be every bit the earth angel.
Judd Waddell gown (juddwaddell.com). Alberta Ferretti capelet (net-a-porter.com). Jennifer Behr ostrich feather headband (jenniferbehr.com). De Beers “Clea” earrings and “Aura” ring (both at debeers.com).
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A boatneck top, a knee-length hem: This sweet shift is as Ivy League as it gets. But laser-cut ruffles, peep-toe pumps, and cherry lips take it off campus and down the aisle, where you’ll meet your groom, dressed to the nines in plaid, argyle, and stripes.
She is wearing a Junko Yoshioka “Blossom” shift dress (Mark Ingram Atelier, 212-319-6778), Verdura “Stardust” ear clips (verdura.com), a De Beers bracelet (debeers.com), a Blue Nile ring in platinum (bluenile.com), and Stuart Weitzman pumps (212-750-2555). He is wearing a Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers “Prince of Wales” suit, vest, and shirt (all at blackfleece.com), a BDG tie (urbanoutfitters.com), a Brooks Brothers pocket square (brooksbrothers.com), a Georg Jensen “Koppel” watch and “Fusion Collection” ring (both at georgjensen.com), Saint James socks (revolversf.com), and Cole Haan shoes (colehaan.com).
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Loose and swingy on top and voluminous on bottom, the two-piece number plays with proportion in the most surprising way -- and it’s ultra-flattering to boot. Accessorize with a hot-pink fascinator (or pooch, if you prefer), and all eyes will be on you.
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Give tradition a run for its money by slipping into something light green and gorgeous, complete with an oversize tulle bow and cascading floral embroidery (windblown hair and coral lipstick are just as delightfully unexpected). Next to your man, suited up in blue with a patterned scarf, you’ll be a breath of fresh air.
She is wearing a Vera Wang gown (212-628-3400) and Colette at Fragments earrings (Tassels, 404-364-9434). He is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo suit (800-628-8916), a Simon Spurr shirt (simon-spurr.com), a Brooks Brothers scarf (brooksbrothers.com), and Cole Haan shoes (colehaan.com).
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Sleek silk satin, trimmed with buttons to the floor, was made to be worn with diamonds, pearls, flowing waves -- and a groom clad in tails. The two of you will channel Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers even before you wow guests with your first dance (a waltz, naturally).
She is wearing a Legends by Romona Keveza gown L243 (legendsbyromonakeveza.com), a Kenneth Jay Lane glass-pearl necklace (net-a-porter.com), a Kwiat “Deco” bracelet in platinum (kwiat.com), and a Cartier ring (cartier.com). He is wearing a Brioni tailcoat and pants and shirt (both at brioni.com), a Ralph Lauren Black Label bow tie (ralphlauren.com), a Burberry Prorsum cummerbund (burberry.com), and Dolce & Gabbana shoes (dolceandgabanna.com).
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You don’t have to be a hippie chick to look hippie chic. This cotton empire-waist dress, adorned with delicate floral embroidery, is laid-back yet elegant. Play up its free spirit with a crownlike braid and a bouquet of fresh wildflowers.
Oscar de la Renta gown #33N32 (Ever After Miami, 305-444-7300). Mizuki at Fragments earrings (Peridot, 914-833-7333). Wilfredo Rosado bracelet (Bergdorf Goodman, 888-774-2424). Kwiat Bridal ring in platinum (kwiat.com).
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It’s a look that will go down in history. Like Antony and Cleopatra, Napoleon and Josephine, and Rhett and Scarlett, this crisp black tuxedo and silk-lace gown -- with skin-grazing sleeves and a breezy tulle skirt -- were simply meant to be together.
She is wearing a Rosa Clara “Armilla” gown (rosaclara.es), Kwiat earrings (kwiat.com ), and a De Beers “Aura” ring (debeers.com). He is wearing a Burberry Prorsum tuxedo (burberry.com), a Dolce & Gabbana shirt (dolceandgabanna.com), and a Dior Homme tie and shoes (both at diorhomme.com).