Girl About Town
Styling by Janine Maggiore/Ennis
Illustrations by Veronica Lawlor
A slim silhouette and a graceful, fluttering train sweep a bride off her feet against the Boston skyline. Vineyard Collection Tasha silk charmeuse gown, $1,850, Priscilla of Boston; Leah C. feather-and-flower hair pin, $285 per pair, Tulle; Christian Louboutin satin d’Orsay heels, $895, Neiman Marcus; marquise-cut diamond ring, $15,000, and diamond drop earrings, $6,000, Barmakian Jewelers.
Sparkling details and a full skirt echo the romance of a stroll on Commonwealth Avenue. Monique Lhuillier Meriah tulle gown with crystal -encrusted bodice, $8,140, Yolanda’s; Alexis Bittar Lucite and Swarovski crystal earrings, $145, and bracelets, $95–$295, and Gary Shteyman platinum engagement ring (price upon request), all Persona.
Victorian-style glamour befits a Back Bay wedding. Carolina Herrera mist silk taffeta gown with full skirt, $7,290, L’elite Bridal Boutique; diamond drop earrings, $28,000, Barmakian Jewelers.
With eyes rimmed in soft plum shadow and lips stained the slightest shade of peach, the bride’s cascade of giant curls—and showstopping hairpin—take center stage.
Clad in a fairy tale–worthy gown, she has the Public Garden as her own Swan Lake. Carolina Herrera handpainted tulle gown with water lilies, $8,990, and custom flower hair accessory, $450–$650, L’elite Bridal Boutique; platinum and sapphire estate ring (price upon request), and Gary Shteyman white gold and diamond ring, $5,425, Persona.
She hits it out of the park in an effortlessly cool column dress. Reem Acra gown with beaded cap sleeves, $5,150, L’elite Bridal Boutique; diamond tennis necklace, $30,000, and diamond eternity band, $15,000, Barmakian Jewelers.
Adorned with the most intricate embroidery, a simple sweetheart dress goes from ballpark to ballroom with ease. Oscar de la Renta embroidered gown with powder blue satin organza underlay, $14,590, L’elite Bridal Boutique; marquise-cut diamond ring, $15,000, Barmakian Jewelers.
A babydoll-style gown reinforces the notion that this bride is the ultimate catch. Lela Rose library gown, $7,495, by special order from Tulle; ruffled comb, $125, Galvin-ized Headwear Boston; Gary Shteyman platinum, white gold, and diamond necklaces (prices upon request), Bow ring, $4,500, and Clover ring, $6,200, all Persona.
In smoky black shadow and augmented with lash extensions, the eyes have it.
All-over pleats—and a skirt with a modern twist—evoke the crisp geometry of the Zakim Bridge. Pleated mermaid gown, $9,800, Vera Wang Boston; Liv Harris beaded belt, $395, Vows Bridal Outlet; diamond drop earrings, $28,000, and diamond eternity band, $15,000, Barmakian Jewelers.
Hair, Michael Albor/Ennis and Donna Hamilton/Ennis; Makeup, Lauren Genatossio, Sarra/Team; Flowers, Winston Flowers; Model, Cameron Lloyd/APM Model Management; Props, Mari Quirk; Swing, Eric Levin.