THE STYLE IS­SUE ROCK SOLID

EV­ERY HAPPY MAR­RIAGE STARTS WITH A STRONG FOUN­DA­TION, THEN CRE­ATES ITS OWN BRAND OF BEAUTY. THE SAME CAN BE SAID OF THE GOWNS ON THESE PAGES, WHOSE CLEAN, SCULP­TURAL SHAPES ARE EM­BEL­LISHED WITH ONE-OF-A-KIND DETAILS THAT SET THEM APART. THE RE­SULTS WILL R

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Play up your curves, and even add a few, with Sachin

& Babi’s wildly ro­man­tic “Natalia” dress ($2,695,

sachi­nand­babi.com). The tra­di­tional strap­less shape is both sweet, with a bow tied on the arm, and sul­try, with a sweep­ing ruf­fle that shim­mies as you walk.

THE DETAI LS: Mani Maalai

“Ne­bula” ear cuff and ear­ring set, $180, co­op­er­a­ti­vashop

.com. Ri­tani plat­inum soli­taire di­a­mond en­gage­ment ring (set­ting only), $585, ri­tani.com.

Pag­ing her royal high­ness. With its sweep­ing ball-gown skirt; fit­ted, belted bodice; and el­e­gant cloth-cov­ered but­tons, Ellis Bri­dals’ silk mikado dress ($1,869, ellis

bri­dals.com) is the pic­ture of time­less chic. Its magic is in the sim­plic­ity of the cut, par­tic­u­larly the bateau neck­line, which brings all eyes up to your en­chant­ing face.

THE DETAI LS: Gu­muchian

“Em­pire” plat­inum and di­a­mond ring (set­ting only), $4,000, gu­muchian.com.

Who says the bride should be the only one blush­ing? The rusty-rose-quartz hue of Vion­net’s satin gown ($6,100, vion­net.com) will lend ra­di­ance to your skin, but the sexy slits in the plissé skirt will bring a flush to your spouse-to-be’s cheeks as you stride to­ward the al­tar.

The hand-cut floral ap­pliqués on Mira Zwill­inger’s silk-tulle em­broi­dered “Harper” gown ($12,760, mi­razwill­inger.com) are dainty; the bare back is dar­ing. To­gether, they add up to a dress that’s soft, sheer, and strong—stylis­ti­cally speak­ing.

THE DETAI LS: Cara Croninger clear faceted hoop ear­rings, $240, If Soho New York, 212-334-4964. Jack Kelége en­gage­ment ring set in 18k white gold (set­ting only), $3,950, jack­kelege.com.

A god­dess? An an­gel? Guests won’t be able to de­cide which you re­sem­ble most in Rosie As­soulin’s off-the-shoul­der bil­low­ingsleeved “Fig” top ($2,895) and sup­ple “Lily ” skirt ($3,595; both Fivestory NYC, 212-288-1338). The other thing they won’t be able to do is take their eyes off you.

THE DETAI LS: Alexis Bit­tar bal­anced spike ki­netic clip ear­rings, $375, alex­is­bit­tar

.com. Forever­mark by A.Link il­lu­sion cush­ion ring, price upon re­quest, forever­mark.com. Sarah Magid “Sun­set Duo” ring, $168, sarah­magid.com. Noir Jew­elry “Clio” stack­able ring set, $48, noirnyc.com.

At first glance, your guests will ad­mire the stun­ning, sleek sil­hou­ette of Rosa Clará’s silk-crepe gown ($4,115, rosaclarabri­dal.com). But a closer look at the details—peek­a­boo Va­len­ci­ennes-lace in­lays at the waist and neck, a floaty cape—re­veals its full al­lure.

THE DETAI LS: Alexis Bit­tar liq­uid-gold shield cuff, $795, alex­is­bit­tar.com.

On your wed­ding day, the say­ing goes, you’ll feel like you’re walk­ing on air. And in Rivini by Rita Vinieris’s “Ber­nadetta” lay­ered silk or­ganza ball gown ($8,580, rivini.com), you’ll look like it, too. The vo­lu­mi­nous lay­ered skirt seems to go on and on, lift­ing you to even greater sar­to­rial heights.

THE DETAI LS: Mon­ica Sordo

“Si­len­cio” neck­lace with 24k gold and rhodium plat­ing, $850, fivesto­ryny.com.

The A- line cut of its tea-length skirt is sharp, but the polka-dot­ted gos­samer tulle of Houghton’s “Avalia” dress ($2,450,

houghton­nyc.com) is both soft and sexy—just like the bride who wears it. (Added bonus: The ab­bre­vi­ated length puts the spot­light on your to-die-for heels.)

THE DETAILS: Neil J. Rodgers “Is­abella” Nero suede pumps, $650, neiljrodgers .com. Lou­ven “Con­tour” steel cuff, $150, lou­ven­de­sign .com. Ed­die Borgo “Voy­ager” cuff, in Gun­metal, $325, ed­dieborgo.com. Jen­nie Kwon De­signs “East West” onyx ring in 14k yel­low gold, $450, jen­niek­won­de­signs.com.

A high neck and long sleeves give Naeem Khan’s “New Mexico” dress ($14,990, naeemkhan.com) a clean, clas­sic sil­hou­ette. Thanks to sheer, gauzy fab­ric and or­nate em­broi­dery, it also has ir­re­sistibly ro­man­tic, bo­hemian flair.

THE DETAI LS: Ca & Lou

“Lyia Sim­ple” ear­rings, $255, caand­lou.com.

Steal the show in the most un­con­ven­tional, un­for­get­table ensem­ble they’ve ever seen: Costarel­los’s “Cold Shoul­der” top ($1,145), which drops to re­veal some skin be­fore cas­cad­ing down your arms in tiers, and a full, en­trance­mak­ing tulle skirt ($3,465; both costarel­los.com).

THE DETAI LS: Ni­cole Miller

“Resin Gear” white petal drop ear­rings, $125, nicolemiller.com.

Os­car de la Renta’s “Gwen­dolyn” silk-faille gown ($14,890, Ever Af­ter Mi­ami, 305-444-7300) is a real gem, as sparkly as it is shapely, thanks to an em­broi­dered-lace-and-se­quin rose mo­tif, a strap­less sweet­heart neck­line, and a high-low over­lay that re­veals a tulle pet­ti­coat in front.

THE DETAILS: Si­mon Al­can­tara hand­wo­ven ster­ling sil­ver cuffs, $660 each, si­mon­al­can­tara.com. Si­mon G. Jew­elry 18k white gold climber ear­rings, $1,540, si­mong­jew­elry.com.

For the modern min­i­mal­ist, a killer pair of pants can be a bolder, bet­ter choice than a ball gown or sleek skirt. Cel­e­brate your style with Lela Rose’s shim­mer fil coupé strap­less top and gabar­dine high-waist trousers ($1,995 and $1,295, Mark In­gram Ate­lier, 212-319-6778). Be­cause you don’t need a gown to be a knock­out bride.

THE DETAI LS: Amy Nord­ström “Nave” ster­ling sil­ver neck ring, $189, amynord­strom.com. Si­mon G. Jew­elry 18k white gold three-fin­ger ring, $3,520, si­mong­jew­elry.com. March­esa “Va­le­ria” pumps with laser-cut trim, $765, akh-grp.com.

What keeps you warm, makes you feel amaz­ing, and looks in­cred­i­ble next to your wed­ding gown? Your groom, of course. Also, El­iz­a­beth

Kennedy’s long opera coat in dou­ble-faced scuba satin ($5,400, eliz­a­bethkennedy.com). Wear it with an equally swank gown, like Roland

Mouret’s silk-faille “Abella” ($5,670, roland­mouret.com), and you’re black-tie-ready in any weather.

THE DETAI LS: Yael So­nia spin­ning-top curve ear­rings in 18k yel­low gold and quartz, $4,800, yael­so­nia.com. Cara Croninger clear-and-black cuff, $700, Peipers & Ko­jen New York, 212-744-1047.

Art di­rec­tion by Michael McCormick. Styling by Jes­sica King. Mar­ket work (jew­elry)

by Colleen Banks. Makeup by Carlo Longo, us­ing Dior­show at ray­brown­pro.com. Hair by Linh Nguyen at Kate Ryan Inc., us­ing Sch­warzkopf. Lo­ca­tion: Rock of Ages Cor­po­ra­tion.

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