Secret Garden Wedding Gowns

These aren’t your garden-variety gowns: Lush textures and ethereal silhouettes bursting with ultra-feminine blooms will have you falling in love all over again.

By: Kayla Hayes

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  • Natural Wonder

    Natural Wonder

    Lace appliquéd, long-sleeve gown with pleated A-line skirt, V-neckline and illusion back detailing, price upon request, by Calla Blanche. Headpiece by Sara Foldenauer.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Belle Fleur

    Belle Fleur

    Tulle A-line gown with deep-V neckline and long lace sleeves, price upon request, Calla Blanche. Crown by Boutique de Voile.

    Beauty tip: Get garden-gorgeous with easy-breezy locks and a neutral palette to complement any outdoor affair by pairing soft, brushed-out beach waves with a subtle smoky eye, natural lip and touch of rose on your cheeks.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams

    Embroidered floral appliquéd gown with illusion bodice and sweep train, price upon request, by Atelier Pronovias. Baby’s breath (in hair) from The Bouqs Company. Flower by Sara Foldenauer. Ring by Laura Preshong.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Spring Awakening

    Spring Awakening

    Beaded lace and embroidered tulle gown with floral appliqués, about $4,295, by Eve of Milady Boutique. Headband by David’s Bridal. Earrings and ring by Kate Spade New York. Bracelet by Fervor Montréal. Ring by Laura Preshong. Belt by Cheryl King Couture.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Full Bloom

    Full Bloom

    Gown with bodice of French Alençon floral lace on netting, illusion shoulder straps and layered tulle skirt, about $1,400, by Chic Nostalgia. Headpiece by Tadashi Shoji.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Avant Garden

    Avant Garden

    Cap sleeve lace sheath with illusion V-neckline and back, price upon request, by Casablanca Bridal. Headpiece by Sara Foldenauer. Earrings by Jennifer Behr. Belt by Cheryl King Couture.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Entrance Maker

    Entrance Maker

    Lace and tulle A-line gown with flower appliqués, crystals and detachable diamanté beaded belt, about $2,198, by Randy Fenoli. Baby’s breath (in hair) from The Bouqs Company. Earrings by Maria Elena Headpieces. Bracelet by Chloe + Isabel.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Wild Flower

    Wild Flower

    Fit and flare gown with all-over three-dimensional silk flowers, about $3,880, by Oleg Cassini. Bracelet by Monica Vinader. Belt by David’s Bridal. Headpiece and large flower by Sara Foldenauer.

    Photographed at Wave Hill, a public garden and cultural center in New York, New York. With its celebrated grounds and scenic views, the 28-acre estate offers a romantic setting for an unforgettable wedding. Exchange vows under the lushly planted Pergola overlooking the Hudson River, celebrate your first dance in historic Armor Hall at Wave Hill House and photograph the bridal party at the Aquatic Garden. Armor Hall welcomes up to 130 guests with room for a small band and dance floor. For more info, go to wavehill.org.

    Art Director: Mary Cate Godfrey, Fashion Editor: Kayla Hayes. Prop Stylist: Sets by Sara Foldenaur, setsbysara.com. Hair: Maggie Connolly using Bumble and Bumble & GHD Hair. Makeup: Kateri Giehl at Utopia using MAC Cosmetics. 

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Free Spirit

    Free Spirit

    Silk and tulle ballgown with silk flowers on asymmetrically tiered skirt, about $3,078, by Justin Alexander Signature. Necklace by Maria Elena Headpieces.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Sweet Seduction

    Sweet Seduction

    Tulle ballgown with ruched bodice and three-dimensional organza petals on skirt, about $4,220, by Jim Hjelm by Hayley Paige. Head- piece by Maria Elena Headpieces. Stacking rings by Chloe + Isabel. Bracelets by Fervor Montréal. Ring by David Yurman. Flowers by L’Atelier Rouge.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

  • Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    Tulle and organza A-line gown detailed with silk organza flowers, crystals and a silk satin ribbon waistline, about $3,995, by Yumi Katsura. Headpiece by Maria Elena Headpieces. Bracelet by Fervor Montréal.

    Photo Credit: Lisa Loftus

Secret Garden Wedding Gowns