From a subtle but striking two-piece ensemble to a slim-fitting bedazzled gown, bask in the light of your big day in one of these effortlessly radiant dresses.By: Kayla Hayes
-AS SEEN IN BRIDAL GUIDE MAGAZINE-
Strapless ballgown with sweetheart jeweled neckline, corset boning, ruched bodice, and beaded waistband, about $600, by DB Studio, exclusively at David's Bridal. Fresh-water pearl and Swarovski cabochon gold earrings by Maria Elena Headpieces. Engagement Ring by SLD Jewels. Pearl cutout sandals by DB Studio.
Strapless gown featuring tiers of lace and pleated soft netting with an illusion paneled bodice, about $1,870, by Willowby by Watters. Hand-beaded headband by Maria Elena Headpieces. Charm hoop earrings by Marchesa. Pink enamel heart signet ring by Kris Nations. Engagement ring by SLD Jewels. Tie-up platform sandal by Rag & Co. On him: Tan notch-lapel suit by Pronto Uomo and white button-up by Joseph & Feiss; menswearhouse.com. Jacquard weave sneakers by Taft.
Strapless ballgown with sweetheart neckline adorned in rhinestones, opals and beads, corset boning, ruched bodice, and beaded waistband, about $600, by DB Studio, exclusively at David's Bridal. Freshwater pearls and Swarovski cabochons gold earrings by Maria Elena Headpieces.
Cropped silk faille bustier with thin straps and tulle skirt with draped knife pleated tulle skirt, about $3,750, by Carol Hannah. Suit jacket by The Tailory New York x BHLDN. Turquoise earrings by Llani. Enamel heart locket by Kris Nations.
Tulle and metallic mesh mermaid with corded Guipure lace motifs, about $1,510, by Tania Libdy for Christina Wu Brides. Heart earrings by UkrainianJewelryShop. Engagement Ring by SLD Jewels. On him: Tan notch-lapel suit by Pronto Uomo. Button-up and red tie by Joseph & Feiss. Cotton jacquard weave sneakers by Taft. Wedding band by 3G's Jewelry & Repair; St.Thomas, USVI.
Beaded spaghetti-strap A-line gown with patterned glitter tulle, plunging illusion neckline and thigh-high slit, price upon request, by Rebecca Ingram. Crystal and faux-pearl drop earrings by Marchesa. Beaded clutch by BHLDN. Crystal pumps by Betsey Johnson x DB. On him: Charcoal suit and black tie by Calvin Klein. White button-up by Joseph Abboud. Black high-top shoes by Y-3. Bouquet by Élan Flowers.
Strapless sweetheart fit-and-flare gown with plunging illusion neckline featuring scallop pearl- and beaded-lace, about $2,400, by Madi Lane Bridal. Crystal earrings by Nina Shoes. Beaded tulle fingerless gloves by Carol Hannah. Engagement Ring by SLD Jewels. Enamel and crystal floral minaudière by Ines x Ciner. On him : Blue jacquard dinner jacket and black slim-fit dress pants by Egara. Bow tie by Calvin Klein. Wedding band by 3G’s Jewelry & Repair; St.Thomas, USVI. Floral arrangements by Élan Flowers.
Embroidered beaded lace and tulle sheath with sheer bodice, cap sleeves and square neckline, price upon request, by Alyne by Rita Vinieris. Crown by Maria Elena Headpieces. Earrings by Ines x Ciner. Engagement ring by SLD Jewels. On him: Blue slim-fit suit and bow tie by Calvin Klein. White button-up by Joseph & Feiss. Wedding band by 3G's Jewelry & Repair; St.Thomas, USVI.
Vendors & Credits:
Fashion Editor: Kayla Hayes
Art Director: Mary Cate Godfrey
Hair & Makeup: Sandrine Van Slee using R+Co and Chanel Beauty for Art Department
Photography: Terry Doyle
Venue:The Rockaway Hotel, a vibrant, community-driven, full-service hotel located in the heart of Rockaway Beach. The newly built 84,000 square foot hotel, features 53 guest rooms and eight extended-stay suites, four onsite food and beverage offerings, a rooftop bar, outdoor pool area, intimate spa and a large-scale event space. The venues are filled with natural light and inspiring views of the Rockaway Beach oceanfront and New York City skyline to create a one-of-a-kind setting for a dream wedding. The hotel’s event planning team is on board to handle everything from venue design and catering to special rates on room blocks and assistance with planning fun weekend activities; visit online at therockawayhotel.com.
Tablescape:Social Studies, a go-to destination for all things entertaining with pre-designed rentable party kits in over 40 styles, as well as retail, available nationwide. Florals by Élan Flowers.
Florals:Élan Flowers. Known for aesthetically elevated fresh-flower arrangements, the designers at Élan create arrangements for weddings, events and gifting using the finest curated blooms. Each design is meticulously manicured to live up to the company name — Élan — with energy, style and panache. For inquiries, email [email protected] or visit elanflowers.com.