Photographs by LARRY KUZNIEWSKI
The bridal industry kicks off this month, and fashion trends translate into weddings everywhere. Dresses cut close to the body and unconventional colors for wedding party members are just a few ways to add style to your special day.
For her: Authentic antique diamond set in antique reproduction platinum mounting handcrafted in Paris. Brilliant cut diamond rings and band with diamond pave settings in 18-karat white gold.
For him: Man’s platinum wedding band. All from Mednikow.
On bride: Lace and rhinestone tank dress, $1,365; netted headpiece, $190; both from Ballew Bridal Salon. Woven patterned peep-toe platform shoes by Sam Eddelman, $129; from Peria on Union. On groom: Classic rental tuxedo and shoes from American Tuxedo on Poplar. Gentleman’s Benchmark comfort-fit wedding band, $766, from Diamond Brokers of Memphis.
READY FOR HER CLOSE-UP
Black Tahitian pearl necklace, $4,800; sapphire and diamond earrings, $1,350; ladies 10-carat diamond bracelet, $9,771; ladies 18-carat white-gold and diamond social band, $2,900; French pave diamond engagement ring with 6-carat round brilliant cut, price available upon request; all from Diamond Brokers of Memphis.
GOING FOR THE BOUQUET
Pewter satin dress by After Six, $225, from Ballew Bridal Salon. African leopard-stone necklace, $275; mother-of-pearl bracelet by Barbara Harris, $1,100; both from Anthony Shaw Antiques & Jewelry. Inside-and-outside diamond hoop earrings, $3,052, from Diamond Brokers of Memphis. Shoes by BCBGeneration, $88, from Peria on Union.
Dress by Jessica Lynn for Emerald Bridal from Ballew Bridal, $190.
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
On her: Faux fur and leather jacket by Sao Paulo, $199; dress by Max and Cleo, $190; both from Southern Couture. Pedro Garcia deconstructed satin pumps, model’s own. Rhinestone and ribbon headpiece, $350, from Ballew Bridal. Antique Russian swan pin (on headpiece) with rose-cut diamonds and Tahitian black pearl, $3,900; rock crystal necklace with sterling clasp, $225; both from Anthony Shaw Antiques & Jewelry.
Very special thanks to:
Lindsey Satterwhite Hedgepeth (eta)
Hannah Smith (eta)