Wedding Gown Fashion: Ray of Light

Ethereal dresses with infinite layers of tulle and lace get a contemporary edge courtesy of heavy-metal jewelry and edgy accessories.
From: Fall/Winter 2013 edition

(above) Allure Romance “No. 2607” blush tulle gown ($1,447) from Posh Bridal Couture. Creations Georgianni silver rhinestone necklace ($329) from Our Shop. Alexis Bittar gold leaf necklace ($398) from alexisbittar.com. Iosselliani pink and gold choker ($378) from iosselliani.com.

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) Monique Lhuillier “Beloved” embossed satin gown ($9,665) from her Edina salon. Creations Georgianni silver rhinestone necklace ($329) and silver pendant ($36) from Our Shop. Vintage black rhinestone choker, stylist’s prop. Fendi silver platform sandals ($695) and Marc Jacobs striped clutch ($1,195) from Nordstrom.

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) Monique Lhuillier “Rapture” lace corset gown with asymmetrical skirt ($6,450) from her Edina salon. Cheryl King Couture pearl and rhinestone necklace ($590) from Bridal Accents CoutureIosselliani multi-color necklace ($608) from iosselliani.comAlexis Bittar pink pyramid pendant ($98) from alexisbittar.comCreations Georgianni silver rhinestone necklace ($329) from Our Shop. Jimmy Choo clutch ($1,250) and Lanvin pumps ($850) from Nordstrom.

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) Complice Stalo Theodorou “Harmony” lace and rhinestone gown ($6,450) and Cheryl King Couture silver rhinestone bracelet ($500) from Bridal Accents CoutureIosselliani multicolor necklace ($608) and pink bullet bracelet ($378) from iosselliani.comAlexis Bittar cross pendant ($195) and geometric gold bangles ($58 each) from alexisbittar.com. Vintage black rhinestone choker, stylist’s prop.

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) “Ilissa” floral lace dress ($1,555) from Macy’s Bridal Salon by Demetrios. Erica Koesler rhinestone headbands ($240 & $250) and small rhinestone bracelet ($180) from Posh Bridal CoutureAlexis Bittar blue rhinestone necklace worn as bracelet ($248 as part of set, earrings not pictured) and gold cross bracelet ($150) from alexisbittar.comIosselliani pink bullet bracelet ($378) from iosselliani.comCheryl King Couture large rhinestone bracelet ($500) from Bridal Accents Couture.

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) Matthew Christopher “Lalique” seamed flute gown ($4,785) from Posh Bridal CoutureAlexis Bittar gold pendant ($308), purple bangle ($158) and gold cross bracelet ($158) from alexisbittar.comCheryl King Couture large rhinestone bracelet ($500) from Bridal Accents CoutureIosselliani pink bullet bracelet ($378) from iosselliani.comCreations Georgianni rown and gold bracelet ($169) from Our Shop

Winter inspired wedding gown fashion | Minnesota Bride magazine

(above) Justin Alexander three-quarter-length lace and tulle gown ($1,125) from Our ShopAlexis Bittar blue rhinestone necklace worn as bracelet ($248 as part of set, earrings not pictured) and geometric gold bangles ($58 each) from alexisbittar.comCreations Georgianni brown and gold bracelet ($169) from Our ShopCheryl King Couture large rhinestone bracelet ($500) from Bridal Accents Couture. Natasha Couture mesh pearl clutch ($298) and Brian Atwood white mesh booties ($495) from Nordstrom.

Credits: 
Styling
Sarah Cochran
Hair + makeup
Andrea Holton for Moore Creative using AG Hair Cosmetics
Styling assistants
Jenna Cesolini and Anne Cammack
Talent
Mae Anderson, Ignite Models
Location
A special thank you to Marilyn and Evan Anderson for the use of their beautiful international-style house in Edina.
Location scout
Anne Healy