Get ready for your close-up! The right dress will make you feel like a star on your wedding day. These glamorous gowns—fit for the starlets of Hollywood's Golden Age—will let you (and your 'maids) shine.
You'll be asked, "Who are you wearing?" over and over after you walk down the aisle in this romantic Carolina Herrera silk-organza gown with 3-D flowers. Sparkly straps take the look from sweet to sophisticated.
The Details (pictured above): Carolina Herrera silk-organza gown with 3-D flowers, $14,990, carolinaherrera.com. "Super Spaceship" acetate sunglasses, in Rose Pink, $320, Karen Walker, nordstrom.com. "Tufted" outdoor chaise cushions, in Stripe, $212 each, potterybarn.com.
Take a cue from Grace Kelly in her French Riviera days with Kaviar Gauche's "Buttercup" top and skirt. The graphic flowers and slim profile make them ideal for a fashion-forward wedding to your own Cary Grant.
The Details: Kaviar Gauche "Buttercup" top and skirt, $2,450, kaviargauche.com. "Olive Satin" pumps, in Ivory Satin Luxe, $180, Imagine Vince Camuto, vincecamuto.com. "Ursula" three linked rings in mixed 18k yellow and rose gold with pavé-set white diamonds, $8,400, Spinelli Kilcollin, spinellikilcollin.com.
Show off your stems in this figure-flattering two-piece with a playful feather skirt by Cheers Cynthia Rowley, the perfect pick for a cocktail-style reception or as a second dress to change into before dancing the night away. Ruffled bridesmaid dresses by Bally add to the flirty, festive vibe.
The Details: (Middle) Cheers Cynthia Rowley, $399, davidsbridal.com. Bally bridesmaids dresses, $1,250 each, bally.com. Yellow and multistripe disk earrings, $260 each, caracroninger.net. "Z" square stone plain RING, $278, avecnewyork.com. "Love Struck" bar ring, in Pink, $2,550, alisonlou.com. "Reversible Awning Stripe" beach towels, in Navy/Seabreeze, $40 each, potterybarn.com.
Who's That Girl?
Even the most poised ingenue lets her hair down from time to time. Lea-Ann Belter Bridal's wildly romantic "Laurel" French-Alençon-lace top and silk-taffeta "Grace" skirt make just the ensemble to do it in. Pair them with modern accessories (a long pendant necklace, for instance), and dive into your best day ever.
The Details: Lea-Ann Belter Bridal's "Laurel" lace-top, $725, with "Grace" skirt, $3,150, lea-annbelter.com. One-of-a-kind 18k gold, kunzite, and baroque freshwater-pearl necklace, $7,920, margeryhirschey.com.
No drama, please. Your look is effortless chic, just like Monique Lhuillier's "Shannon" silk and re-embroidered lace dress, which has I-just-threw-this-on panache while still feeling oh-so special. Bridesmaid dresses in cheerful hues, such as LulaKate's "Carter," in Tea Rose and Zac Posen's strapless silk-taffeta number, in Yellow are similarly light and airy.
The Details: (Right) Monique Lhuillier "Shannon" lace dress, $3,500, moniquelhuillier.com. "Bess" beret with nylon veil and mini silk bow, in White, $447, kreisicouture.com. "Narcissus" suede sandals, in Antique Rose, $537, Chloe Gosselin, barneys.com. "Simply Tacori" emerald-cut engagement ring, $2,990 (not including center stone), tacori.com. (Left) LulaKate "Carter" in tea rose, $225, lulakate.com. Left: "Daphne" 100-mm strappy satin stilettos with mesh upper and Marchesa embroidery, in Black, $995, Marchesa, akh-grp.com (available 12/1). (Center) Zac Posen silk-taffeta dress in yellow, $4,350, zacposen.com. "Trance D'Orsay" satin heels with bow detail, in Ebony, $395, SJP, saksfifthavenue.com. "Sadie" earrings in white quartz with lemongrass and aqua foils set in black rhodium-washed sterling silver, $650, larkspurandhawk.com.
Who says your "something blue" can't be your wedding dress? Might we suggest this Frenchie blue rococo beaded ball gown with an illusion long-sleeve bodice and full tulle skirt? It's giving us serious old-school vintage vibes, but in the freshest way.
The Details: Hayley Paige "Avelon" ball gown, price upon request, jlmcouture.com. "Sugarbush Petal" hoop earrings, $190, lelesadoughi.com. "Simply Tacori" marquise-cut engagement ring, $2,990 (not including center stone), tacori.com.