The Way She Moves

The wedding dress and the bride’s body work together. It’s all about how a dress moves when she walks down the aisle, takes her first spin on the dance floor, and leans in for another kiss.

Blown Away
Watters Bria one-shoulder ivory gown ($1,125) at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. Light ivory trim lace veil ($220) at Bridal Veils of Ellicott City. Art Deco black-onyx earrings ($7,250) at Bijoux. Ariella collection ring ($38) at Nordstrom. Diamond bracelet ($8,890) at Radcliffe Jewelers.

Fluid Movement
J.Crew Violette silk-chiffon dress with silk-flower appliqué ($1,500) at jcrew.com/wedding. Amethyst earrings ($495) at Sassanova. Lauren K Emma ring ($4,600) at Radcliffe Jewelers. Tessa Kim flower hairpiece ($124) at Garnish Boutique. Bouquets from Local Color Flowers.

I Tulle
Lazaro ivory organza spiral-wave ball gown ($6,400) at Gamberdella Salon for Brides. Malis-Henderson ivory veil ($220) at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. Poetic License Red Alert leather shootie ($120) at Poppy and Stella. Wonderland teardrop bracelet ($795) and Ippolita clear-quartz bracelet ($545) at Radcliffe Jewelers.

Swish Wish
Fleur Wood for BHLDN bronze-sequined sweetheart bodice with five embroidered tiers of silk ($1,400) at bhldn.com. Sara Gabriel Natalie hair clip ($135) at Garnish Boutique. Vertical titanium-filigree earrings ($195) at Sassanova. Gold bracelet ($138) and Tasha metal heart clutch ($68) at Nordstrom.

Under Cover
Manuel Mota Elena drop-waist gown with sweetheart neckline and illusion top ($4,320) at Francesca’s Bridal. Tessa Kim cage veil ($136) at Garnish Boutique. Diamond-cluster earrings ($8,400) at Radcliffe Jewelers. Crystal and diamond ring ($1,150) at Bijoux.

Back to Basics
Nicole Miller knot-front, double-face silk gown ($1,100) at Garnish Boutique. Wendy ivory veil ($132) at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. Ivanka Trump pearl-tassel earrings ($9,900), Gonshor cubic zirconia center with diamond halo ring ($4,720), and Henri Daussi 14-karat white-gold, three-stone ring with halo ($7,440) at Radcliffe Jewelers. Givenchy pearl bracelet ($68) at Nordstrom.

Twirl & whirl
Lea-Ann Belter Colette gown ($2,550), Tia ivory veil ($224), and Jim Hjelm beaded belt ($650) at Garnish Boutique. Kendra Scott blue earrings ($58) and Valentino red bow pumps ($675) at Nordstrom. Elefantino criss-cross bangle ($5,500) at Radcliffe Jewelers. Vintage 1890s 14-karat ring ($5,100) at Bijoux.

Photographs David Colwell Styling and Production Janelle Erlichman Diamond Styling assistance Kim Chewning Hair and makeup Kim Steele/T.H.E. Artist Agency Model Elizaveta, Q Management Further assistance Brittany Parry Nails Michele Muscello/All About Me Salon location Maryland Institute College of Art’s Leake Studio.


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