Pure and Simple
Drawing inspiration from the spring bridal runways and celebrity brides alike (we’re looking at you, Priyanka Chopra), this season’s wedding fashions marry minimalism and romance, with sleek yet scintillating silhouettes, dainty accessories, and the underpinnings to match
In the Details
Elevate modest staples with rich details. A simple gown is adorned with glitzy embroidery, a monochromatic bouquet is lush with ruffled petals, and a delicate ring boasts an antique flair with a star-studded band. St. Patrick Agara lace and crepe gown, $2,300, at Blush Couture Bride, Birmingham; 248-839-5870; blushcouturebride.com. Sofia Zakia Wandering Star morganite ring, $1,280, and Altair band, $625, at Thistle & Bess, Ann Arbor; 734-369-6092; thistleandbess.com. Cheryl King pearl vine earrings, $345, at L’Amour Bridal, Farmington Hills; 248-308-2733; lamourbridalmi.com. Ariel Jennifer Taub 1901 veil, $300, for availability visit arieltaub.com. Rose and ranunculus bouquet, price upon request, at Parsonage Events, Clarkston; 248-625-4340; parsonageflowers.com.
In the Fringe
A minimalist gown allows a beaded veil to take center stage, fit for the bride looking to make a memorable entrance — and exit. Pronovias Drabea halter neck beaded gown, $1,895, at L’Amour Bridal, Farmington Hills; 248-308-2733; lamourbridalmi.com. Ariel Jennifer Taub Havana beaded fringe veil, $480, for availability visit arieltaub.com.
Sparkle & Shine
Evoking classic refinement, glitzy and metallic accessories dramatize effortless ensembles. Jimmy Choo Lang liquid mirror leather sandals, $895, at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-9000; saksfifthavenue.com. Ariel Jennifer Taub Gwen clutch, $480, for availability visit arieltaub.com. Sirciam topaz milgrain stud earrings, $700, Sofia Zakia Luna Supreme diamond ring, $1,630, and Andromeda band, $625, and The Mrs. Box, $75 each, at Thistle & Bess, Ann Arbor; 734-369-6092; thistleandbess.com.
Smoky eyes offer an entirely new effect when reimagined in copper tones. Sweep upper and lower lids in dusty hues with metallic finishes and pair with a velvety mauve lip. Atelier Pronovias Raim textured brocade gown, $3,380, at Blush Couture Bride, Birmingham; 248-839-5870; blushcouturebride.com. Imperfect Grace Theia diamond cuff earrings, $215 each, at Thistle & Bess, Ann Arbor; 734-369-6092; thistleandbess.com.
Diaphanous fabrics such as lace and silk make for a sensual wardrobe fit for the wedding night or honeymoon. Va Bien Filippa lace corset, $80, at bhldn.com. Simone Pérèle lace panty, $45, and Natori silk robe, $180, at Neiman Marcus, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-3300; neimanmarcus.com.