Color Me Modern: 9 Stylishly Structured Wedding Gowns

A dollop of color added to structured and architectural gowns makes a thoroughly fresh statement.
From: Spring/Summer 2016 edition

(above) Martina Liana “Mermaid” silk gown with asymmetrical pleated bodice and box pleat accents just above the knee, $1,300, from the White Dress. Mia Donna 14K white gold and diamond hybrid ring with .67-carat natural recycled diamonds, $4,251, from Mia Donna. Vintage blue gem earrings, $10; vintage aqua bead cuff bracelet, $10; both from Pop-Up Shoppe.

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Sophie Chang satin gown with triangular layered neckline and pleated tulle hem, $1,500, from Ania Collection. Vintage Circa 1920s Sterling chrysoprase earrings, $295, from Gilt. DDSSL Girls fabric rose headband, $48, from Haunt.

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Waters “Beilin” short-sleeve sheath Gown, price upon request, from Ania Collection. Mia Donna “Kenya” platinum engagement ring with center eco-friendly diamond hybrid and natural recycled diamonds, $2,915, from Mia Donna. Vintage hot pink earrings, $5; vintage hot pink bangle, $5; vintage bead bracelet, $8; vintage cloisonné bracelet, $25; all from Pop-Up Shoppe.

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Claire La Faye “In Bloom” bespoke hand-painted silk taffeta corset, $3,250; Claire La Faye “Tatiana” silk organza pleated skirt, $1,950; both from Claire La Faye. Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold diamond and multicolored sapphire ring, $8,750, from Alchemy. Vintage necklace, $22; vintage blue gemstone earrings, $10; both from Pop-Up Shoppe. Style & Co. “NiKolet” pumps, $69, from mMcy’s. Billy ball bouquet from Sammy’s Flowers.

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Elizabeth Dye “Duniway” ivory georgette gown, $1,800, from Elizabeth Dye. Betsy and Iya “Dalia” cast bronze bangles with hand-painted detail, $89; Betsy and Iya “Scania” brass cuff braceletS with hand-painted detail, $69; Betsy and Iya “Unu” folded brass necklace (worn as a belt) on woven cotton cord, $189; all from Betsy and Iya. Vintage square lavender earrings, $5, from Pop-Up Shoppe. Tonal green bouquet from Sammy’s Flowers.

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Watters “Edlin” taffeta gown with ruched bodice and full ball gown skirt with a sweeping train, $2,500, from Anna’s Bridal. Zaffiro 18K yellow gold tourmaline and blue zircon ring, $5,150; Zaffiro 18K yellow gold and cushion cut diamond ring, $12,000; Temple St. Clair 18K yellow gold diamond and orange garnet earrings, $6,500; all from Alchemy. Vintage gold bracelet, $5; vintage square acrylic bangle, $5; vintage woven bracelet, $5; vintage wrapped chain necklace, $10; all from Pop-Up Shoppe. Elizabeth Dye hand-dyed “Glacier” cathedral length veil with blusher, $240, from the English Dept.

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Martina Liana “Beach Wedding” silk spaghetti strap bias-cut gown, $1,300, from Charlotte’s Weddings and More. Alberto Parada 18K rose gold diamond and agate ring, $4,410; Temple St. Clair 18K yellow gold diamond and multicolored gemstone ring, $5,950; both from Alchemy. Three circa 1940s to 1960s yellow plastic bangles, $48, $38 and $28, all from Gilt. Haunt red glass bead necklace, $140, from Haunt. Vintage floral belt, $15, from Pop-Up Shoppe. Billy ball bouquet from Sammy’s Flowers.

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Alfred Sung two-toned corset and asymmetrical skirted gown, $1,500 from Charlotte’s Weddings and More. Vintage circa 1960s green costume bracelet and earrings set, $175; Acanthus “Artemis” quartz, silver and gold ring, $200; all from Gilt. Vintage floral pumps, $40, from Pop-Up Shoppe. Red silk headpiece, price upon request, from Austie Eckley.

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Sophie Chang (style number AS01011) one shoulder tulle, layered heart shaped bodice, with two-tier tulle skirt, $580, from Ania Collection. Temple St. Clair 18K yellow gold diamond and cabochon peridot bracelet, $4,200; Ray Griffiths 18K yellow gold cabochon chrysoprase ring, $2,365 and earrings $4,490; Ray Griffiths and Anne Sportun 18K yellow gold diamond and cabochon chrysoprase necklace and pendant, $6,775; all from Alchemy. Mia Donna “Kenya” platinum engagement ring, $2,915, from Mia Donna. Sterling filigree chrysoprase pin (used as hair clip), $145, from Gilt. Bouquet by Sammy’s Flowers.

Credits: 
Styling
Jamie Steinfeld
Photography
Model
Callie Goese
Art Direction
Alisa Welch
Hair & makeup
Photographer’s assistant
Chris Cuneo
Stylist’s assistant
Amanda Mayfield
Editorial assistant
Nico Lim
Bouquets
Location
Special thanks to
Kurt Beadell