Hot on the Trail

Set against Boston’s storied Freedom Trail, the season’s prettiest gowns make history.

Styling by Marci Duarte/Team

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

The Boston Common’s outdoor theater sets the stage for a walk down the aisle. On her, Peter Langner silk taffeta gown with georgette bodice, $6,580, L’élite Bridal Boutique. On him, three-button notch-lapel tuxedo, $2,395, jacquard waistcoat, $360, shirt, $395, and silver satin tie, $150, all Ermenegildo Zegna.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Traffic-stopping style on Boston’s famously highbrow Hill. On her, Melissa Sweet “Petunia” tea-length gown, $2,950, and Filippa Scott satin peep-toe shoes, $340, Priscilla of Boston; gold-plated pearl and black bead earrings, $134, Patch NYC. On him, black wool tuxedo, $995, Hugo Boss.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Close encounters at the Old South Meeting House. On her, Genevieve silk gown, $1,950, and chiffon rosette belt, $38, J. Crew; diamond and platinum engagement ring, $37,900, and wedding band, $7,375, Tiffany & Co.; Margo Morrison necklace, $425, Matsu. On him, solid classic fit pant, $165, point-collar shirt, $60, wool Cambridge tie, $80, and Clifton leather oxfords, $155, all J. Crew; five-row platinum wedding band, $1,375, Tiffany & Co.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Forging ahead at King’s Chapel Burying Ground. Joseph Abboud pinstriped suit, $750, shirt, $47, vest, $68, and tie, $35, all Classic Tuxedo.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Amid the modest stylings of Old North Church, an opulent gown dazzles. On her, Reem Acra strapless silk taffeta gown with cathedral train, $4,311, and elbow-length ivory veil, $325, Yolanda’s. On him, Su Misura peak-lapel tuxedo, $5,995, formal shirt, $395, and silver formal tie, $150, all Ermenegildo Zegna.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Stepping out near Faneuil Hall in full regalia. On her, strapless duchesse satin mermaid gown with draped tulle bustline, $5,500, Vera Wang Boston; gold-plated pearl and charm necklace, $156, Patch NYC; Steven Kretchmer platinum Upsweep tension setting, $7,810 (diamond price upon request), and platinum band with tapered baguettes, $12,000, Lux Bond & Green. On him, Calvin Klein tuxedo, $750, shirt, $68, vest, $68, and tie, $35, all Classic Tuxedo.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Rewriting history at the Paul Revere House. On her, strapless satin mermaid gown, $4,990, and silk taffeta flower corsage, $450, Vera Wang Boston; Malous amethyst headband, $60, Matsu. On him, black two-button peak-lapel tuxedo, $3,825, spread- collar French cuffed shirt, $695, and black tie, $150, all Giorgio Armani.

freedom trail

Photograph by Sadie Dayton

Walking the line in front of King’s Chapel. On her, Atelier Aimée strapless tulle ballgown, $5,700, Toni Federici crystal tiara, $1,440, and Giavan cubic zirconia stud earrings, $25, all Yolanda’s.

Hair, Michael Albor/Ennis; makeup, Lauren A. Genatossio/Team; flowers , Les Fleurs; models, Nicholas Padron/Red NYC Management, Julia Anisimova/Q Model Management; accommodations, Nine Zero Hotel.

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