Storybook Romance

Set against the backdrop of Gloucester’s Hammond Castle Museum, the season’s dreamiest gowns prove that fairy tales do come true.

Photographs by Tom Corbett
Styling by Lauren D’Avolio/Anchor Artists


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Truvelle “Carolina” French-tulle-and-jacquard gown, $1,800, Your Dream Bridal; 14-karat-yellow-gold band with diamonds, $2,800, Sidney Thomas Jewelers; “Honeycomb” gold-tone earrings with crystals, $195, and “Interlaced” gold-tone bangle with crystals, $145, both Alexis Bittar.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Lela Rose “The Lounge” silk-crêpe-and-lace gown, $4,995, Ceremony; 14-karat-gold estate ring with aquamarine, $6,895, Sidney Thomas Jewelers.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Ines Di Santo “Morning” silk-gazar-and-lace gown with illusion back, $7,990, L’élite Bridal Boutique; 18-karat-white-and-yellow-gold earrings with diamonds, $2,500, Fancy Flea Antiques.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

“Brigitte” gown with Swarovski-crystal beading and cathedral train, $6,560, Candice Wu Couture; Paris by Debra Moreland hair comb, $515, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Rosanne Pugliese 18-karat-yellow-gold earrings with white topaz, $900, Quadrum; 18-karat-yellow-and-white-gold ring with diamond, $16,000, Fancy Flea Antiques.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Rosa Clará Soft “Velero” silk-and-tulle dress with beading, $2,325, Ceremony; Gabriella Kiss 18-karat-yellow-gold ring with diamond, $12,000, Sethi Couture 14-karat-rose-gold ring with diamonds, $790, Sethi Couture 18-karat-yellow-gold earrings with yellow and white diamonds, $3,100, and Sethi Couture 18-karat-white-gold bracelet with diamonds, $4,600, all Quadrum.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Reem Acra “She’s Outstanding” tulle gown with sequin embroidery, $11,500, L’élite Bridal Boutique; “Shield Infinity Wire” gold-tone earrings with cubic zirconia and crystals, $175, Alexis Bittar.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Blush by Hayley Paige “Halo” lace-and-tulle ball gown, $2,200, Flair Boston; 18-karat-white-gold estate necklace, $7,895, Sidney Thomas Jewelers; custom 18-karat-yellow-gold ring with ruby, $6,500, Cynthia Britt.


Photograph by Tom Corbett

Anne Barge “Langham” silk-crêpe-and-Alençon-lace gown, $4,650, Musette; Paul Morelli “Moonstone Lagrange” 18-karat-yellow-gold earrings with moonstones and diamonds, $7,000, Quadrum; estate pearl bracelet, $2,395, Sidney Thomas Jewelers; custom 14-karat-white-gold ring with cultured Japanese Akoya pearl and diamonds, $800, Cynthia Britt.


Hair and makeup, Alicia Dane/Team; model, Cecile Sinclair/Wilhelmina. Shot on location at Hammond Castle Museum, which hosts weddings for up to 120 guests.

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