Heady Metal: 9 Gilded Wedding Gowns
Gilded with gold, silver and bronze details, the latest metallic-kissed gowns define modern cool.
Eve of Milady tulle ball gown with sweetheart neckline accented by cap sleeves, a sculptured beaded bodice and full skirt with champagne sequin underlay, $4,170, and Erica Koesler rhinestone clasp bracelet, price upon request, both from MeaMarie Bridal Atelier.
Rue De Seine “Jasmine” nylon mesh sheath gown with boat neckline, liquid silk satin slip underlay and hand-embroidered metallic details on the bodice, $3,850, from The Dress Theory. Trace Henningsen Bridal “Lanetta” silver crystal-encrusted hairpiece crafted from an Art Deco–era brooch, $225, from the hair stylist’s bridal line.
Luly Yang Couture “Gilded Rose” limited-edition black and gold metallic knee-length column dress with laser-cut rose detail at bust and a sweetheart neckline, $5,400, from Luly Yang Couture. Belle Aire Bridal tulle blusher veil with gold rose detail, price upon request, from MeaMarie Bridal Atelier. Blue Nile round-cut diamond stud earrings (.75-carat total weight) set in 18K white gold, $1,600, from Blue Nile. T. Anthony Jewelers 4.2-carat cushion-cut morganite engagement ring with accent diamonds (.37-carat total weight) set in a 14K rose gold band, $4,480, from T. Anthony Jewelers.
Truvelle “Sierra” almond chiffon gown with strapless sweetheart neckline, grosgrain ribbon waist tie and rose-gold-sequined skirt, $1,600, from The Dress Theory. Trace Henningsen Bridal “Jasmine” headband crafted from vintage flower elements, layered with “Lily” intertwined crystal flower headband in rose gold, $175 each, both from the hair stylist’s bridal line.
Theia petal appliqué nylon gown with cascading beaded petal details, three-quarter-length sleeves and low, open back detail, $1,295, from Nordstrom. Susanna Galanis “Blazing Delight” layered copper pyrite and mixed agate stone necklace, $695, from Butch Blum. Bouquet of loose baby’s breath, florals from Central Market. For diamond earring details, see page 100.
Jovani strapless gold-embroidered gown with lace details and fit-and-flare tulle skirt, $600, from Dolce Bleu. Twigs & Honey “Rosette” gold-plated headpiece in a rose motif, $200 from The Dress Theory. Susanna Galanis “Warrior Goddess” 14K matte gold-plated brass bangles, three at $165 each, from Butch Blum. For engagement ring details, see page 100.
Anna Campbell “Annabella” silk tulle gown accented with a shaped sweetheart neckline, crystal beading on the bodice and a silk tulle train with bustle, $3,443, from The Dress Theory. Blue Nile 14K yellow gold leaf chandelier earrings, $125, from Blue Nile. For engagement ring details, see page 100.
Musani Gold sequin sheath gown with sheer tulle underlay, $825, from Dolce Bleu. Trace Henningsen Bridal “Petite Aine” 23K gilded gold crown headpiece crafted from vintage lace, $575, from the hair stylist’s bridal line. For diamond earring details, see page 100.
Luly Yang Couture “Shimmering Allure” strapless sequin column gown with square-cut neckline and hand-beaded sequin appliqué, $5,600, from Luly Yang Couture. Susanna Galanis “Vixen’s Chandelier” antique gold necklace with smoky crystal chandelier drop details, $695, from Butch Blum. For diamond earring and engagement ring details, see page 100.
Stylist: Cameron Levin
Photographer: Liam Gillies
Makeup: Shannon Rasheed
Hair: Trace Henningsen
Model: India G for Seattle Models Guild
Shot at Flutter Studios in Pioneer Square