Location: Terminal City Club, Vancouver
Photography: Amrit Photography
Makeup & Hair: Nupy, Bridal Lounge
Shoes: Lords Shoes
Henna: Impressions Mehndi
Model: Tanpreet Parmar
Fashion Editor: Junita Thakorlal
Making a graceful, yet glamorous entrance is what every bride is after. Voluminous layers of tulle, the sheerest of chiffons, pretty lace, sequins and beads offers elegance with each stride. This breathless selection of gowns are the perfect solution for brides looking for classic silhouettes with understated aristocracy and overstated beauty.
Reflect the wonder of your wedding day in this princess-style creation by Mori Lee. The sweetheart bodice features crossover, tuck-sculpted shaping and a dazzling spray of shimmering beaded appliqué along the bust. A drizzle of rhinestones accents the side midriff to the waist, where delicate tiers of organza ruffles are washed with a pretty blush ombre. Worn with a gossamer 8-foot long veil, this look is as romantic as they come, and is sure to melt hearts. bryansbride.com
Details: The dramatic couture cherry blossom ring in white crystal opal is accented with elegant teardrop Swarovski crystal earrings, all designed by Elsa Corsi. Jeweliette.com
Elegant and luxurious, this alluring strapless Morrell Maxie evening gown features a sweetheart bodice that is plastered with glitzy beads. The empire waistline is gorgeously embellished with shimmering rhinestones, from which delicate layers of chiffon drape gracefully to the floor. bryansbride.com
Details: To finish this enchanting look, we chose the classic look of pearls. Three-strand freshwater pearl and marquis crystal necklace and Gatsby-inspired hand jewellery is accented with freshwater pearl and Swarovski crystal earrings, all by Elsa Corsi. The look is finished with a feather flower and birdcage veil. All available at Jeweliette.com
Bold and Beautiful
Satin and lace combine to create this exquisite MacDuggal strapless gown. The sweetheart neckline is embellished with coloured stones and pearls, and the décolletage is enhanced with crisscross ruching that cinches the empire waist. A delicate vintage-inspired lace overlay drapes over the soft A-line skirt. A stunning satin drape is attached at the small of the back, and spills to the floor in a magnificent sweep train. bellasposa.ca
Details: This magnificent made-to-measure couture crystal cuff is paired with a Swarovski crystal tassel back necklace and matching Swarovski crystal teardrop earrings. The delicate Gatsby-inspired, crystal hair jewellery is a one-of-a-kind piece, all designed by Elsa Corsi. Available at Jeweliette.com
This unforgettable Morrell Maxie backless mermaid dress is sure to give you a classic silhouette. The boat-neck mesh is covered with navy blue sparkling sequins and beaded lace appliqué, which enhances the décolletage in an illusion bodice. The flared skirt explodes in layers of fine, gauzy tulle that rests delicately on the floor. bryansbride.com
Details: The spectacular Lauren G Adams ruthenium cocktail ring from her ‘Fresh Fantasy’ collection adds ritz to the look, which is amplified by the dazzling Swarovski ‘Appeal Necklace’ worn as a matha patti with matching palladium-platted earrings in Denim Blue crystals, and the Swarovski ‘Edith Bangle,’ showcasing two crossing clear crystal pavé bands. Available at Crystique or swarovski.com. Dulcina satin platform heel with crystal details in Taupe. lordsshoes.ca
This gorgeously embellished trumpet gown by Morrell Maxie stunningly showcases your perfect figure. Colourful and intricately detailed floral accents with lace and beaded appliqué are stitched all over the body-conscious sweetheart neckline bodice and continue partway onto the flared skirt, which is made of layers of contrasting tulle, adding just the right amount of seductiveness and glamour to your look. bryansbride.com
Details: Make a statement with this glamorously feminine Azalea Collar featuring Navette-cut Swarovski crystals and matching earrings. Available at Crystique.com or swarovski.com. The round faceted cabochon crystal ring completes the look with a bit of bling. Available exclusively at Crystique.com.
Pearl head piece: Nude All-Around Necklace $250
This rhodium-plated necklace seduces with its flawless, silky smooth white crystal pearls. Three of the pearls are delicately wrapped in clear crystal pavé. This stunning masterpiece is ideal for bridal wear or any other elegant occasion.