Wedding Dresses from the Runway
The Morning of the Bridal Fashion Show, 11:58 a.m.
Backstage is bustling as a dresser makes final adjustments to a crystal-embellished tulle gown. A silk charmeuse cap-sleeve stunner stands by.
The details (from left): Jenny Packham "Eve" gown, worn with Laura Jayne Bridal Design "Wish" comb, Ray Griffiths Fine Jewelry earrings, Carolee necklace, bloomingdales.com, Ben-Amun by Isaac Manevitz cuff, K. Brunini "Twig" bracelet, fragments.com, and Maria Elena Headpieces clutch. Kenneth Pool "Embrace" gown, worn with William Goldberg necklace and Carolina Amato gloves.
The Bridal Fashion Show Starts, 12:02 p.m.
Poised in pleated tulle, a model sits for a last-minute touch-up. At the main event, a pair of pastel gowns -- lilac faille followed by chai-hued silk taffeta -- color the catwalk.
Wedding Dresses from the Runway
Backstage Touch-Ups, 12:06 p.m.
A model in embroidered lace gets accessorized, while a dove-gray Swarovski beaded sheath and a jeweled ball gown bring elegant embellishments to the runway.
Fashion's Back on the Runway
Wedding Dresses Take Center Stage, 12:09 p.m.
Ruffles take center stage: First to walk, tulle with fan embroidery. Next, silk gazar complete with a cascading opera coat, followed by Chantilly lace with a flange skirt.
More Couture Wedding Fashion from Center Stage
Bridal Hair and Makeup, 12:13 p.m.
Hair and makeup teams work their magic on silk-clad models. Out on the runway, a tea-length organza dress and a drop-waist silk satin gown wow the crowd from every angle.
The details (from left): Angel Sanchez gown N8004, worn with Tiffany & Co. necklace and Harry Winston ring. Judd Waddell gown, worn with Harry Winston earrings, De Beers necklace, Chad Allison bangle, and Memoire ring. On both models: Carolina Amato gloves.
More Wedding Dresses Hit the Runway
The details (from left): Jewel gown, priscillaofboston.com, worn with Fancy New York veil, Harry Winston cuff, and Christian Louboutin booties. Liancarlo gown, worn with Oscar de la Renta necklace, Ever After Miami, 305-444-7300.
Who's Who in the Front Row (seated, from left): Mark Ingram, owner of Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier in New York City; blogger Bee Kim of Wedding Bee; our own Darcy Miller; guest; and bloggers Jillian Clark of 100 Layer Cake and Jacqueline Weppner of Merci New York.
Models and Wedding Dresses Waiting Their Turn, 12:16 p.m.
Two models, one in a stand-collar lace capelet, another in strapless satin-faced chiffon, await their turns to walk as a one-sleeve cloque lace number captures the spotlight.
The details (from left): Monique Lhuillier "Arielle" gown and re-embroidered lace capelet, worn with Laura Jayne Bridal Design "Wish" comb and "Aida" barrette, K. Brunini "Twig" earrings and bangles, fragments.com, Carolee necklace, Ben-Amun by Isaac Manevitz bracelet, and Harry Winston ring. Lela Rose "The Aviary" gown, Kelly's Closet, 404-377-9923, worn with Laura Jayne Bridal Design "Marseille" comb and Ben-Amun by Isaac Manevitz brooch.
Runway Wedding Dress with a Pop of Color
Wedding Dress Showstopper
The details (this page): Oscar de la Renta blouse and skirt with faux mimosa flower at waist, BleuBelle Bridal, 912-355-2502, worn with Carolee Lux earrings.