Would you wear a blush wedding gown? Photo by Trevor Dixon.
Pretty, pastel, perfectly bridal pink is the new white when it comes to wedding gowns this season. From dusty rose and cherry blossom to barely-there nudes and bubblegum, there’s a shade out there just begging to be worn on the first day of your happily ever after.
Feminine ribbon detailing is girly and sophisticated all at once.
Watters silk taffeta and tulle V-neck gown with full skirt, chapel train, and beading and silk taffeta details, $3,730 at Bridal Garden, Marlton. Avant Bride crystal feather headband, $155 at Nicole Bridal & Formal Shoppe, Jenkintown. Gooseberry pearl and Swarovski crystal earrings, $200 at BHLDN.com.
An already sweet frock is made more so by a delicate lace overlay.
Strapless Lyon lace Marisa gown with elongated torso and organza bias bands on skirt, $2,970 at Philly Bride, Midtown Village. Platinum cushion-cut diamond ring, $75,000 at JM Lichterman & Co., Washington Square West. Ranjana Khan Noble Lineage crystal-and-organza bracelet, $385, and PARIS by Debra Moreland pearl and Swarovski crystal Aurora earrings, $150, both at BHLDN.com.
Warm tones like yellow and rose gold in your jewelry and accessories perfectly complement a blushing gown—and a Big Day glow.
Jim Hjelm strapless organza gown with sweetheart neckline and dropped waist, $2,200 at La Bella Moda, Conshohocken. Rose gold and crystal Maria Elena headpiece, $469 at Nicole Bridal & Formal Shoppe. Malis-Henderson earrings, $245 at Philly Bride.
Layers upon layers and a strong silhouette are sure to make for a dramatic entrance.
Divina by Maggie Sottero, a strapless organza mermaid gown with sweetheart neckline, asymmetrical ruching on the bodice, corset closure, layered skirt and Swarovski crystal belt, $1,799 at Bijou Bridal, Ardmore.
Gorgeous detailing on the back gives them something to look at as you pass down the aisle.
Ribbon by Monique Lhuillier, a silk-gauze A-line gown with draped bodice adorned at the top of the tufted train with crystal embellishment, $5,485 at the Wedding Shoppe, Wayne. PARIS by Debra Moreland pearl and Swarovski crystal Aurora earrings, $150 at BHLDN.com. Vine headpiece by Boutique de Voile, $625 at Philly Bride.
Pretty pastels fade into a peek of some traditional bridal white.
Dew Drop by Claire Pettibone, a pink ombré gown with a floral-embroidered bubble skirt, $3,800 at Nicole Bridal & Formal Shoppe. Cerasus necklace with pearl, crystal and glass-bead cherry blossoms (worn as headpiece), $160 at BHLDN.com. Platinum cushion-cut diamond ring, $75,000 at JM Lichterman & Co.
As frothy and light as a pouf of cotton candy.
Lazaro textured silk organza tulle ball gown with bubble peplum, sheer corseted bodice with lace underlay, circular skirt, sweep train and horsehair belt, $3,740 at Bridal Garden. 14-karat white-gold diamond hoop and diamond-shaped diamond earrings, $700, and diamond bracelet, $2,200, both at JM Lichterman & Co.
An easy-to-wear slip dress fits the breezy vibe of a summer wedding in the country.
Briana by Sarah Janks, a bias-cut illusion slip dress with a tiered square-cut skirt and beaded lace appliqué and petals on a tulle overlay, $3,250 at Lovely Bride, Old City. Gooseberry pearl and Swarovski crystal earrings, $200 at BHLDN.com.
A touch of bohemian charm adds a carefree vibe to your happy day.
Rosecliff by Candela, a strapless gown with tiers of embroidered and sequined tulle and a sweetheart neckline, $800, and Gooseberry pearl and Swarovski crystal earrings, $200, both at BHLDN. com. Platinum cushion-cut diamond ring, $75,000 at JM Lichterman & Co. Maria Elena headpiece; similar styles at Philly Bride.
What better time than your wedding day to go with a beautiful, classic, ladylike look?
Blair by Anne Barge, a silk taffeta gown with scoop neck, elbow-length sleeves and top-stitched detail and pockets, $3,790 at Elizabeth Johns, Ardmore. 14-karat- white-gold diamond hoop and diamond-shaped diamond earrings, $700 at JM Lichterman & Co., Washington Square West.
This article originally appeared in the spring/summer 2014 issue of Philadelphia Wedding. Photography by Trevor Dixon. Styling by Lauren Kozakiewicz. Assistant styling by Avery Osborne. Hair and makeup by David Tibolla for MAC. Shot on location at Carousel Farm in Mechanicsville.
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