Queen for a Day
Emulate Kate Middleton’s updated take on classic princess style with a Monique Lhuillier long-sleeved re-embroidered Chantilly lace gown ($9,900 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). Complete the look with loose locks beneath a Monique Lhuillier hand-appliqué lace and tulle veil ($3,300 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). OPPOSITE Top left: Roberto Coin Mauresque Collection ring ($2,440), Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers. Top right and bottom left: Anne Barge strapless silk organza gown with knotted bodice ($3,510), to order at La Belle Elaine’s. Organic cotton capelet ($145), Holly Stalder. Enzoani sash (worn as headpiece) with chiffon flower clusters, rhinestones, and pearls on a velvet ribbon ($385), to order at Luly Yang Couture

Fashion: Dream a Little Dream

Photographs by Elizabeth Messina styled and edited by Laura Cassidy shot on location at Bella Luna Farms

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Asymmetrical necklines like the one on Badgley Mischka’s crystal-studded one-shoulder stunner ($4,610 to order at La Belle Elaine’s) offer a little extra coverage and a lot of extra glamour. See Resource Guide for vendor information Stylist assistant: Heather Fink Hair and makeup: Erin Skipley Models: Alex Long for Heffner Management, Jonah Gross for Seattle Models Guild

 

 

 

 

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Queen  for a Day  Emulate Kate Middleton’s updated take on classic princess style with a Monique Lhuillier long-sleeved re-embroidered Chantilly lace gown ($9,900 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). Complete the look with loose locks beneath a Monique Lhuillier hand-appliqué lace and tulle veil ($3,300 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). OPPOSITE Top left: Roberto Coin Mauresque Collection ring ($2,440), Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers. Top right and bottom left: Anne Barge strapless silk organza gown with knotted bodice ($3,510), to order at La Belle Elaine’s. Organic cotton capelet ($145), Holly Stalder. Enzoani sash (worn as headpiece) with chiffon flower clusters, rhinestones, and pearls on a velvet ribbon ($385), to order at Luly Yang Couture

Queen for a Day

Emulate Kate Middleton’s updated take on classic princess style with a Monique Lhuillier long-sleeved re-embroidered Chantilly lace gown ($9,900 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). Complete the look with loose locks beneath a Monique Lhuillier hand-appliqué lace and tulle veil ($3,300 to order at Marcella’s La Boutique). OPPOSITE Top left: Roberto Coin Mauresque Collection ring ($2,440), Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers. Top right and bottom left: Anne Barge strapless silk organza gown with knotted bodice ($3,510), to order at La Belle Elaine’s. Organic cotton capelet ($145), Holly Stalder. Enzoani sash (worn as headpiece) with chiffon flower clusters, rhinestones, and pearls on a velvet ribbon ($385), to order at Luly Yang Couture

 

 

 

 

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Perfect Pair

Two-piece looks like this mohair wrap sweater and bias-cut crepe-back satin skirt by Luly Yang ($3,200 at Luly Yang Couture) are less formal, but they’re also more contemporary and well-suited to elegantly offbeat affairs and cozy, wintertime celebrations. Ioselliani rhinestone and gemstone necklace ($450), Hitchcock Madrona

 

 

 

 

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Top left: Beaded lace and crepe-back satin V-neck by Luly Yang ($9,800), Luly Yang Couture. Satin ribbon-edged, cathedral-length tulle veil ($199), A Princess Bride Couture. Top and bottom right: Hugo Boss corduroy suit ($795), cotton shirt ($135), and bow tie ($55), all Mario’s
Coming Up Roses  The gorgeous details on the crystal-embellished bodice of this Vera Wang gown ($10,800 at Marcella’s La Boutique) give way to structured waves of Chantilly lace and tulle. It’s a modern ball gown with Old World appeal. Emerald-cut blue topaz and diamond cocktail ring ($1,500), Shamila Fine Jewelry. Birdcage veil ($100), Belltown Bride

Coming Up Roses

The gorgeous details on the crystal-embellished bodice of this Vera Wang gown ($10,800 at Marcella’s La Boutique) give way to structured waves of Chantilly lace and tulle. It’s a modern ball gown with Old World appeal. Emerald-cut blue topaz and diamond cocktail ring ($1,500), Shamila Fine Jewelry. Birdcage veil ($100), Belltown Bride

 

 

 

 

Petal Power For brides who crave a dress with polish and edge, the skirt of cascading petals below this fitted, drop-waist Matthew Christopher satin organza gown ($3,100 at Calla Bridal) creates a striking effect that’s a little bit Old Hollywood and a little bit rock ’n’ roll. Roberto Coin Bollicine Collection 18K white gold and diamond cuff ($4,700) and Cento Collection diamond eternity band ($11,660), Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers Custom-made mixed-material fantasy flower by Blue Elephant Weddings

Petal Power

For brides who crave a dress with polish and edge, the skirt of cascading petals below this fitted, drop-waist Matthew Christopher satin organza gown ($3,100 at Calla Bridal) creates a striking effect that’s a little bit Old Hollywood and a little bit rock ’n’ roll. Roberto Coin Bollicine Collection 18K white gold and diamond cuff ($4,700) and Cento Collection diamond eternity band ($11,660), Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers
Custom-made mixed-material fantasy flower by Blue Elephant Weddings

 

 

 

 

Top right and bottom left: Monique Lhuillier’s embroidered illusion tulle corset bodice with modified A-line gown ($6,940), to order at Marcella’s La Boutique. Locally made 18K gold and carnelian earrings ($250), Shamila Fine Jewelry. Seattle artist Debra Baxter’s solid sterling silver and quartz cuff ($550), Hitchcock Madrona
Top right and bottom left: Monique Lhuillier’s embroidered illusion tulle corset bodice with modified A-line gown ($6,940), to order at Marcella’s La Boutique. Locally made 18K gold and carnelian earrings ($250), Shamila Fine Jewelry. Seattle artist Debra Baxter’s solid sterling silver and quartz cuff ($550), Hitchcock Madrona
Come Rain  or Come Shine Formalize garden and outdoor settings with glamorous gowns like this lace and tulle drop-waist style by La Sposa ($2,399 at A Princess Bride Couture) and fine, stately appointments—including those for inclement weather. On her: Faux-fur and tulle wrap ($145), fabulousfurs.com. Elbow-length leather gloves with pearl detail ($225), Luly Yang Couture. Locally made marquise-cut Peruvian chalcedony and 18K gold earrings ($540), Shamila Fine Jewelry. On him: Brooks Brothers Italian wool suit ($998) and cotton dress shirt ($135), Brooks Brothers. Robert Talbot silk tie ($135) and Roda pocket square ($65), Mario’s. Pagoda umbrella ($20 to rent or $99 to purchase), Bella Umbrella OPPOSITE Top left: Etro wool suit ($1,595), Hugo Boss shirt ($175) and tie ($95), and Dion pocket square ($30), all Mario’s. Top right and bottom left: Monique Lhuillier’s embroidered illusion tulle corset bodice with modified A-line gown ($6,940), to order at Marcella’s La Boutique. Locally made 18K gold and carnelian earrings ($250), Shamila Fine Jewelry. Seattle artist Debra Baxter’s solid sterling silver and quartz cuff ($550), Hitchcock Madrona

Come Rain or Come Shine

Formalize garden and outdoor settings with glamorous gowns like this lace and tulle drop-waist style by La Sposa ($2,399 at A Princess Bride Couture) and fine, stately appointments—including those for inclement weather. On her: Faux-fur and tulle wrap ($145), fabulousfurs.com. Elbow-length leather gloves with pearl detail ($225), Luly Yang Couture. Locally made marquise-cut Peruvian chalcedony and 18K gold earrings ($540), Shamila Fine Jewelry. On him: Brooks Brothers Italian wool suit ($998) and cotton dress shirt ($135), Brooks Brothers. Robert Talbot silk tie ($135) and Roda pocket square ($65), Mario’s. Pagoda umbrella ($20 to rent or $99 to purchase), Bella Umbrella

 

 

 

 

Future Looks Bright Grooms have cool character in on-trend corduroy suiting by Hugo Boss ($795) and suede saddle shoes by Walkover ($225 at Mario’s). On her: Justin Alexander Signature strapless silk and tulle mermaid gown ($3,450), to order at I Do Bridal. Roberto Coin Mauresque Collection bangle ($7,100) and Granada Collection small bangle ($7,400), both in 18K rose gold with diamonds, Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers

Future Looks Bright

Grooms have cool character in on-trend corduroy suiting by Hugo Boss ($795) and suede saddle shoes by Walkover ($225 at Mario’s). On her: Justin Alexander Signature strapless silk and tulle mermaid gown ($3,450), to order at I Do Bridal. Roberto Coin Mauresque Collection bangle ($7,100) and Granada Collection small bangle ($7,400), both in 18K rose gold with diamonds, Alvin Goldfarb Jewelers