Bridal Gown Fashion: Sea of Love
(above) Myra Callan Bridal off-white duchess satin mermaid gown,
$1,950, from Myra Callan Bridal. Vintage Navy captain’s hat, $45, from Aloha Army Surplus. Merchant Marine hat badge and band, $20, from Phog
Bounders Antique Mall (Astoria). Vintage Trifari costume enamel
necklace, $58; circa 1940s 14K yellow gold engagement ring with natural
blue zircon and diamond accents, $995; both from Gilt.
(above) On bride: Karina Reed Bridal St. John’s off-white Swiss
dot cotton V-strap tea-length gown, price upon request, from Ania
Collection. Splendid Klever wedge sandal, $118.95, from Nordstrom.
Sunettes yellow sunglasses, $160, from Una. Circa 1950s West German
white and red plastic bangle, $38; circa 1940s yellow Bakelite bangle,
$95; both from Gilt. Silva and Cie 14K white gold and 1.3-carat rough
diamond engagement ring, $2,375, from Twist. On groom: 1901 resin coated
poplin parka, $89.50, from Nordstrom. Eton cotton dress shirt, $235,
from Mario’s. Carrot & Gibbs black silk bow tie, $75; Contigo
Hemmingway sunglasses, $170; both from Michael Allen. Rebecca Overmann
14K white gold ring, $1,624, from Twist.
(above) Theia off-white silk crepe tuxedo-style jumpsuit with satin lapels, $850; Sam Edelman Taryn sandal in turquoise suede, $129.95; both from Nordstrom. 18K yellow gold oval link necklace, $3,450; black onyx bead with 18K yellow gold charm bracelet, $650; 18K yellow gold oval link bracelet, $2,300; 18K yellow gold heart tag charm, $500; all from Tiffany & Co. Circa 1940s 14K yellow and white gold blue zircon 1.14-carat solitaire engagement ring, $695, from Antoinette Antique and Estate Jewelry. Bouquet of white ranunculus with accents of ivory garden roses, star-of-Bethlehem, and clematis vine wrapped in navy and white cross grain ribbon, from Zest Floral and Event Design.
(above) Mr. Famous wool trouser, $225; white cotton day shirt, $150; seersucker bow tie, $85; all from Duchess, Clothier. Gucci Brest rain boot, $310; Martin Dingman Beck belt, $49.50; both from Nordstrom.
(above) Monique Lhuillier blush Spanish tulle strapless trumpet gown, $6,325, from Divine Designs Bridal Boutique. Circa 1960s blue and green glass earrings, $58 from Gilt. Circa 1940s 14K yellow & white gold and .18-carat diamond engagement ring, $895, from Antoinette Antique and Estate Jewelry.
(above) On bride: Wtoo Reese ivory tulle skirt, $788, from Anna’s Bridal. Ralph Lauren cotton Breton stripe tank, $32.90, from Nordstrom. Diana Broussard oversized plexiglass chain Nate necklace, $230, from Una. Rebecca rose gold ring, $405, from Judith Arnell Jewelers. Reinstein Ross sapphire engagement ring, $8,200, from Twist. On groom: AG Supply slim khaki pants, $138, and Bruno Cucinelli cashmere knit hat, $310; both from Mario’s. Gucci Brest rain boot, $310, and Martin Dingman Beck belt, $49.50; both from Nordstrom.
(above) Hayley Paige ivory silk georgette strapless gown with loose draped overlay, $2,410, from Anna’s Bridal Boutique. Iosselliani gunmetal Cuban chain bracelet set with thin crystal and turquoise stone grouping, $265, from Una. 18K gold Somerset hoop earrings, $1,300, from Tiffany & Co. Jade Rose custom rope necklace, $30, from Jade Rose.
(above) Sarah Seven Golden Lights gold sequin tulle A-line gown with pleated sweetheart bodice, $2,080, from Sarah Seven. Elizabeth Blair 18K link chain $1,400 and sea pearl pendant, $1,100 from Mario’s. Vintage Anne Dick gold bangle, $35, from Xtabay. Circa 1920s platinum and diamond engagement ring, $1,495, from Gilt.
(above) Embellish Design off white four-ply silk crepe and stretch charmeuse bias cut gown custom designed for Oregon Bride magazine, $1,100, from Embellish Design.
(above) Lena Medoyeff off-white silk charmeuse gown, $914, from Lena Medoyeff.
Special thanks to: Scott Cuthbert of Astoria Bands, Ted Langton of Astoria Vintage Trolley, East Basin Marina, Liberty Theater, Maritime Memorial, Commodore Hotel, Bruce Buckmaster, Portway Tavern, 14th Street Coffee Shop, Andy Carlson, Jon Westerholm, Liz McMaster, Mike Edwards, Thomas Niall, Dylan Snook, Regina Willkie and the Astoria Chamber of Commerce