The Bold and the Beautiful

Dramatic details give these wedding and bridesmaid dresses the ultimate "wow" factor
Contributing photographer Ron Berg, hair and makeup by Molly McPheter and Sarah Purviance of Roots and Branches


Plum Bill Levkoff English netting gown with shoulder strap, $238, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo. Kenneth Jay Lane earrings, $105, from Nolte's Bridal. Nude K. Spin peep-toe heels, $109.90, from Bob Jones Shoes.


Ricca Sposa “Brigitte” fit-and-flare gown with removable chiffon skirt, $1,950, from Ricca Sposa Bridal Boutique. Kenneth Jay Lane earrings, $105, from Nolte's Bridal.


From left to right: Ricca Sposa “Milla” gown with embroidered lace and tiered skirt, $1,300, from Ricca Sposa Bridal Boutique and Madison Avenue teardrop earrings, $109, from Gown Gallery. Paloma Blanca fit-and-flare gown with tulle train, $2,530, from Fabulous Frocks and crystal and pearl necklace, $89 as set, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo. Monique Lhuillier “Huntington” gown with ball-gown skirt and floral embellishments, $6,889, from Gown Gallery, and pearl earrings, $89 as set, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo. Enzoani “Lisa” mermaid dress with beaded chantilly lace bodice, $3,650, and Haute Bride statement earrings, $250, from Bridal Extraordinaire.


On bride: Daughters of Simone “Miller” gown with ivory chiffon layers, $2,010, and Twigs and Honey headpiece, $250, from Bride. Nina gold sandals, $69.90, from Bob Jones Shoes. On bridesmaid: Joanna August “Nikki Long” dress in Bohemian Rhapsody, $285, from Bella Bridesmaids. Pearl stud earrings, $28, from Amoré  Bridal & Tuxedo. Bridal bouquet from Trapp & Company.


Lula Kate “Kyle” gown with high-low skirt, $275, from Bella Bridesmaids. Madison Avenue teardrop earrings, $109, from Gown Gallery. Silver Badgley Mischka sandals, $99.90, from Bob Jones Shoes.


On bride: Christina Wu strapless sweetheart ball gown with lace bodice, $1,789, and pearl drop earrings, $32, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo. Sara Gabriel “Chris” bracelet, $257, from Fabulous Frocks. On bridesmaid: Encore by Watters lace dress with high neckline, $396, from Nolte's Bridal. Pearl stud earrings, $28, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo. Nina ankle-strap sandals, $69.90, from Bob Jones Shoes.


Katie Lee Custom Bridal A-line tulle gown with chiffon ruched bodice and crystal beaded over-the-shoulder cape, $2,200, from Katie Lee Custom Bridal. Pearl earrings, $32, from Amoré Bridal & Tuxedo.



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