Bride Nouveau

The True Art of Romance

SUBTLE SPARKLE
If a touch of color is too intimidating, crystal trimming will do the trick. Victor Harper illusion neckline bridal gown, $4,950, and pearl drop earrings, $139, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park; headwrap $145 from accessoryavenue.com

SUBTLE SPARKLE If a touch of color is too intimidating, crystal trimming will do the trick. Victor Harper illusion neckline bridal gown, $4,950, and pearl drop earrings, $139, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park; headwrap $145 from accessoryavenue.com

Out with the “something old,” and in with the “something new”—the classic white wedding gown is getting a romantic makeover. Touches of color, bursts of sparkle and fascinating textures are officially options for the most modern of brides.

Photographs by Norma Lopez Molina
Models: Adriana g., Ab fab management; megan B., P Model Management; Wardrobe Stylist: Tammara Kohler, fusedfashion.com; Hair/MAKEUP: Jennifer Beverly; Location: Heaven Event Center


Contemporary Tulle
It’s not just for ballerinas, but for the chicest of brides.Vera Wang tulle bridal gown, $4,100, lace belt used as headpiece, $1,540, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park.


Swan Sweetheart
Be fearless with texture: feathers can be fun and feminine. Stephen Yearick bridal feather dress, $1,990, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park; tangerine beaded bracelet, $190, tangerine earrings, $325, from Neiman Marcus at The Mall at Millenia.


Understated Ombré
Embrace the two-toned trend by infusing a fun dash of color. Monique Lhuillier bustier bridal gown, $5,800, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park; statement earrings, $225, bracelets $325, from Neiman Marcus at The Mall at Millenia.


Vintage Vantage
A dress with an old-school feel in a new-school color is a modish move. Sue Wong portrait back dress, $670, clip-on earrings, $275, ring, $245, from Neiman Marcus at The Mall at Millenia; necklace, $450, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park.


Pretty Peplum
A bridal runway favorite, a hued peplum gown is a bold big day statement.Jovani crème satin floral dress, $1,760, ring, $275, from Neiman Marcus at The Mall at Millenia; earrings, $240, from The Collection Bridal in Winter Park.


Mint Magic
The white wedding dress gives way to an unforgettable mint fashion confection. Badgley Mischka gown, $890, and dragonfly pin, $295 from Neiman Marcus at The Mall at Millenia; bracelet, $58, from Zou Zou Boutique.

 

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