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Wild as the Wind

In the rugged high desert landscape of Central Oregon, this season’s most wanted gowns swing, sparkle and shine with luxurious details.

(Above) Claire La Faye “Equinox” ivory silk organza tulle ball gown, $4,295, from Claire La Faye. “Crystalle” POST earrings, $32, from Anthropologie. Bridal bouquet from Summer Robbins Flowers. Photographed on location at Pronghorn Resort in Bend.

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Boleros are all the rage—make yours a showstopper. Hayley Paige “Paloma” ivory silk and Swarovski crystal bolero, $500, from Anna’s Bridal. Modern Trousseau “Teagan” Italian chiffon voile gown, price upon request, from Anna’s Bridal. Sorrelli “Crystalle” post stud earrings, $32, from Anthropologie.

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ON BRIDE: Blush by Hayley Paige “West” beaded fit and flare gown with sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps, low scoop back, elongated bodice with ivory embellishment over cashmere lining and full circular skirt, price upon request, from Anna’s Bridal. Twigs & Honey climbing rose vine and leaf gold-plated, Swarovski crystal headpiece, $350, from Twigs & Honey. Gumuchian diamond ring in 18K yellow gold, $4,600, and Sasha Primak diamond and platinum ring, $5,000 (does not include center stone), both from Packouz Jewelers.

ON BRIDESMAID: Essense of Australia high-neck sheath with plunging cowl back, $229, from The Bridal Suite. Tacori bezel-set diamond and rose gold ring, price available upon request, from Kassab Jewelers. Bridesmaid gift-ready set of six earrings, $58, from Anthropologie.

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ON BRIDE: Chic Nostalgia “Femi” lace gown adorned with hand-sewn pearls, $1,545, from Merrime Bride & Soirée. Twigs & Honey climbing rose vine and leaf gold-plated, Swarovski crystal headpiece, $350, from Twigs & Honey.

ON BRIDESMAID: Lena Medoyeff “Quinn” crepe wrap dress in merlot, $2,900, from Lena Medoyeff. Madewell raw brass bracelet, $38, from Madewell. Merona beige suede heels, $30, from Target.

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ON BRIDE: Lena Medoyeff “Patricia” ivory velvet deep V-back gown, $1,900, from Lena Medoyeff. Verragio diamond and two-tone platinum and rose gold ring set, price upon request, from Kassab Jewelers. Madewell “Geometry” brass hoop earrings, $32, from Madewell.

ON BRIDESMAID: Donna Morgan “Tiffany” gown with cutaway halter neckline, blouson bodice, embellished with sequins and beads embellishment, $290, from Anna’s Bridal. Gumuchian 1.28-carat total weight diamond and platinum ring, $4,400, and Michael Barin diamond and platinum ring, $8,400 (does not include center stone); both from Packouz Jewelers.

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Give it a twirl. Lillian West lace gown with fringe detail, price available upon request, from The Bridal Suite. Sorrelli “Crystalle” post stud earrings, $32, from Anthropologie.

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Rosa Clará “Wimor” lightweight beaded, bloused gown with silk-chiffon overlay, in natural/silver and ivory, price upon request, from The White Dress Portland. Verragio diamond and two-tone platinum and rose gold engagement ring, price upon request, from Kassab Jewelers. Twigs & Honey Swarovski crystal comb, $150, from Twigs & Honey.

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ON BRIDE: Elizabeth Dye “Piper” gown with feather-strewn sheer-net overdress, high-low hem, swingy skirt, sparkle collar and feather-trimmed yoke, $1,400, from Elizabeth Dye. Verragio diamond and two-tone platinum and rose gold ring set, price upon request, from Kassab Jewelers. Anthropologie earrings, $58 for set of six, from Anthropologie. Twigs & Honey headpiece, $375, from Merrime Bride & Soirée. Madden Girl “Bella” silver metal heels, $49, from Macy’s.

ON BRIDESMAID: Theia “Cara” strapless V-shape crepe jumpsuit, price available upon request, from Ania Bridal. Gumuchian diamond and platinum ring, $4,400, and Michael Barin diamond and platinum ring, $8,400 (does not include center stone), both from Packouz Jewelers. Anthropologie earrings, $58 for set of six, from Anthropologie. Nordstrom curved bar necklace, $45, from Nordstrom.

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Natural wonder. Claire La Faye “Anouk” Chantilly lace bodice gown, $625, and “Wildhorses” tulle ball gown skirt, $3,250, both from Claire La Faye. 

 

photographer: Jon Duenas

Stylist: Sam Lewis for Lewis & Levy 

Hair and makeup: Meaghan Levy for Lewis & Levy

Models: Anya Z and Kiley K, both for Seattle Models Guild

Text: Alisa Welch

Editorial assistants: Hazel Cabler, Ava Tietze

stylists’ assistant: Lee Ann Tandy

Flowers by Summer Robbins Flowers

Photographed on location at Pronghorn Resort, Bend

Special thanks to Pronghorn Resort