Up in the Air: Boston Weddings’ Fall 2017 Fashion Feature

Thirty-three stories above the city of Boston, the season’s prettiest wedding-gown trends rise to the occasion.

Photographs by Karin Dailey, styling by Annie Cavallo/“I Do” Style, hair and makeup by Paula Voisembert/Team

Step out in a sexy pantsuit that’s business in the front, party in the back. Monique Lhuillier “Preston” Chantilly-lace jump suit, $2,900, and tulle overskirt, $950, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Lizzie Fortunato “Modern Craft II” gold-plated earrings with linen fringe, mother-of-pearl, and beads, $195, and Anna Sheffield “Hazeline” 14-karat-rose-gold ring with black and white diamonds, $4,800, both M. Flynn; Stuart Weitzman “Nudist” lamé sandals, $398, Neiman Marcus.

Dip and twirl in a tiered dress with plenty of movement. Lazaro silk-organza-and-tulle ball gown, starting at $4,000, Cristina’s Bridal; 14-karat-yellow-gold drop earrings with pavé diamonds and lapis, $495, M. Flynn; Hearts on Fire “Destiny” 18-karat-white-gold ring with diamonds, $3,100, Lux Bond & Green.

Ethereal floral appliqués set hearts aflutter—even more so when paired with a whimsical detachable train. Ines Di Santo “Chantelle” Lyon lace, tulle, and silk-organza gown, $19,990, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Hearts on Fire “Lorelei Double Link Wave” 18-karat-rose-gold ring with diamonds, $12,900, Lux Bond & Green.

An ode to ’90s nostalgia, wide straps and a corseted bodice offer an elegant twist on overalls. Vera Wang “Viola” tulle gown with crystals and flower pailletes, $12,900, Musette; “Abstract Thorn” Lucite, rhodium, labradorite, and crystal clip earrings, $395, Alexis Bittar.

Draped Grecian-style straps show off your inner goddess—and those seriously sculpted arms. Kelly Faetanini “Blossom” silk-crepe gown, $3,095, Your Dream Bridal; Hearts on Fire “Lorelei” 18-karat-white-gold chandelier earrings with diamonds, $25,000, Lux Bond & Green; choker, stylist’s own.

The gift that keeps on giving: a fitted trumpet dress with an oversize bow. Oscar de la Renta “Glenn” rococo-guipure-lace-and-mikado gown, $6,990, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Lizzie Fortunato “Con Dao” gold-plated earrings with metal fringe and semiprecious stones, $345, M. Flynn; Hearts on Fire “Lorelei Triple Wave” 18-karat-rose-gold ring with diamonds, $9,500, Lux Bond & Green.

Made for the modern bride, this season’s high necklines and intricate lacework are traditional without being stuffy. Ines Di Santo “Souffle” tulle ball gown with lace appliqués, $6,790, L’élite Bridal Boutique; Erickson Beamon “Bermuda Triangle” earrings with crystals and pearls, $430, M. Flynn.

A beaded sheath with peekaboo sleeves reveals just the right amount of skin. Rivini by Rita Vinieris “Obsessed” silk gown, $9,100, Kleinfeld; “Liquid Metal” Lucite drop earrings, $395, Alexis Bittar.


Shot on location at the State Room, which hosts weddings for up to 599 guests. Model, Irina I./Q Management.

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