Fashion: Light Fantastic

Graceful lines and soft, airy flourishes make for a celebration that’s fresh, luminous, and ethereal



time in a bottle

The hand-tied flowers on this chapel-length gown by Matthew Christopher ($3,069 at Calla Bridal) create modern, textural appeal. Pepita floral necklace ($138), A Mano. Amanda Pearl papier-mâché drop earrings ($98), Amanda Pearl. 1920s platinum-topped 18K gold ring with European-cut diamond center ($12,100), Isadora’s. On him: Etro windowpane-checked suit ($1,650), Prada shirt ($395), Boss tie ($125), John Varvatos oxford ($398), all Mario’s 


swept away

Layers of satin-faced organza tulle make this Vera Wang gown ($6,990 at Marcella’s La Boutique) fanciful and dreamy. Amanda Pearl vintage crystal and ribbon bracelet ($148), Amanda Pearl. Collette Malouf bangle ($126), Alhambra. Luc Kieffer lucite bangle with Swarovski crystals and bronze accents ($265), the Finerie. Francesca Lacagnina 18K gold and quartz pendant on moonstone necklace ($7,295), Francesca
Lacagnina. Brazilian prasiolite ring in Argentium sterling silver and 14K gold bezel ($660), Michelle Lenáe


looking glass

Manuel Mota’s two-piece silk chiffon gown for Pro-
novias ($3,640 at A Princess Bride Couture) evokes Old Hollywood glamour. 1940s 14K yellow and white gold aquamarine brooch with ruby and diamond accents ($19,500) and 1920s platinum-topped 18K gold ring with European-cut diamond center ($12,100), Isadora’s. Sparkling Sage sequin bangle ($40), the Finerie



The peach and nude shades of Gary Graham’s knee-length, hand-embroidered dress ($1,890 at Alhambra) make it a stunning choice for fashion-minded, nontraditional brides. Beaded belt by Dosa ($172), Les Amis. Miguel Ases beaded earrings ($198) and Alexis Bittar coral and stone resin cuff ($436), Twist. 1920s platinum-topped 18K gold ring with European-cut diamond center ($12,100), Isadora’s. Necklace, stylist’s own


lightbulb moment

On her: Madina Vadache’s pearl neckline silk-jersey halter dress ($1,500 at the Finerie) is as dramatic from behind as it is from the front. Marilyn Berg ruby drop earrings ($198), Susan Hanover sodalite and gold-plated chain bracelet ($99), Ted Rossi python and Swarovski crystal bangle ($165), all the Finerie. On him: In a slim-fitting Rag & Bone vest ($295) and slacks ($240 at Mario’s), grooms are charmingly retro and totally on-trend. Hugo Boss shirt ($145), Orciani suede belt ($190), Brunello Cucinelli bow tie ($170), all Mario’s. Ted Baker suede desert boots ($224), the Finerie


tuxedo required

There’s a dignified beauty in the formal wear details on Amy Kuschel’s pocketed silk gown ($3,000 at Something Blue). Marilyn Berg ruby necklace ($350), the Finerie. Shamila Jiwa labradorite necklace ($2,800) and gold fill earrings with green onyx and pyrite ($138), Shamila Fine Distinctive Jewelry. Vintage men’s cummerbund ($38), Fremont Antique Mall


all that jazz

Pair a very current one-shoulder gown like Madina Vadache’s taffeta blush-colored stunner ($3,690 at the Finerie) with smart oxfords for a spirited, of-the-moment look. French Victorian 18K gold beaded chain necklaces ($1,775-–2,440) and Art Deco-era 18K gold, diamond, and coral earrings ($8,500), Isadora’s. Francesca Lacagnina 18K gold bangles ($1,225–2,670) and 18K gold and coral ring ($1,770), all Francesca Lacagnina. Dieppa Restrepo leather oxfords ($248), Totokaelo

Models: Emily Gosling / Heffner Management
Ben Razavi / Q6
Assistant stylists: Sharron Anderson
and Charlotte Chen
Retouching by LeAnn Raschke at