Sumptous scene-stealing gowns for the big day.
The latest styles in wedding attire–from glamorous gowns and ethereal dresses to sparkly accessories–are spotlighted in luxury at Wequassett Resort & Golf Club for our 2013-14 annual fashion shoot.
Jessica is wearing a Jim Helm gown with a deep V, gem-encrusted bodice and full skirt. It’s from Country Weddings Bridal Boutique as are the Tejani crystal pave cuff and faux diamond drop earrings.
Alexandra is owning this Ann Barge gown with a lace bodice, tiered skirt and belted waist. It is from Country Weddings Bridal Boutique. Her sterling silver, crystal dangle earrings are from M.R.T. Jewelers.
Jessica’s silk charmeuse gown, by Ariel Jennifer Taub, features an asymmetrical empire waist. It’s from Andria Bird Bride. Her Jewelry, all from M.R.T. Jewelers, includes a custom-created floral diamond necklace in white gold with a removeable vintage diamond starburst in yellow gold and crystal dangle earrings.
Alexandra’s Christos strapless gown, with tone-on-tone polka dots, is called “Maribel.” It’s available at Country Weddings Bridal Boutique. Pearl stud-style earrings and a custom pearl ring by Parade Design and M.R.T. Jewelers complete the look.
Here, Jessica is wearing a Chaviano couture, sweetheart strapless silk organza, silk chaffon and tulle gown with a rhinestone-encrusted belt designed by Adria Bird. Both dress and belt are from Andria Bird Bride. Her vintage-inspired platinum diamond-drop pendant was designed by David Audette of M.R.T. Jewelers. The pearl-stud earrings are also from M.R.T. Jewelers. Her shoes, with Swarovski crystal accents, are the “Lindsey” design by Grace. They are from Shoes to Dye For and are available in white, ivory and antique.
Jessica’s feather and Swarovski crystal-embellished gown is by Chaviano Couture. The gown and the rhinestone-encrusted headband by Andria Bird are both from Andria Bird Bride.
Alexandra is the epitome of a seaside bride in her satin, sailor-inspired Ann Barge “Laine” gown from Country Weddings Bridal Boutique. Love that bow!
Alexandra has on a strapless, draped Lindee Daniel eco-chic organic cotton gown from Andria Bird Bride. Her Jewelry includes frewshwater, baroque pearl earrings with a matching pendant designed by David Audette of M.R.T. Jewelers.
Jessica is wearing another stunning gown by Christos, the “Irina,” from Country Weddings Bridal Boutique. The hair clip is from Andria Bird Bride. The dangle earrings with multi-shaped crystals set in sterling silver are from M.R.T. Jewelers.
THE WHOLE PACKAGE: ACCESSORIES THAT MADE THE GRADE
Pictured from left to right: Sara Gabriel’s “Kendley” silk comb from Country Weddings Bridal Boutique keeps this up-do in place; The freshwater pearl ring in a light rose hue, from M.R.T. Jewelers, is platinum and rose gold with diamonds; The ring, encircled with diamonds, is an estate piece from Place Jewellers and the dangle earrings, from M.R.T. Jewelers, feature rock crystal set in sterling silver.
From left to right: David Audette-designed couture pearl set that combines natural color baroque pearls, rose gold and blue sapphires in white gold accents, from M.R.T. Jewelers; Perfectly pink peep toes, custom dyed, by Liz Rene in “Couture,” from Shoes to Dye For; An estate-piece wedding band from Place Jewellers. The dangle earrings, from M.R.T. Jewelers, feature rock crystal set in sterling silver.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Carla Ten Eyck
LOCATION: Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, Chatham, MA
FASHION: Country Weddings Bridal Boutique, Hingham, MA; Andria Bird Bride, Newport, RI; Shoes to Dye For, Natick, MA
JEWELRY: M.R.T. Jewelers, East Providence, RI; Place Jewellers, Warwick, RI (now closed)
HAIR & MAKEUP: Talya Kashmanian of Shine
FLOWERS: Patrice R. Milley Floral Designers
**This article was published in Southern New England Weddings 2013-2014 issue.