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Sheer Beauty

From subtle hints of skin to glamourous and barely there, nine gasp-worthy wedding gowns that are the sheerest of all.
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(above) Jim Hjelm by Hayley Paige ivory millinery net wrap dress features a portrait collar with short sleeves and appliqued petals on skirt, $5,550, available exclusively at the JLM Couture Flagship Salon in Los Angeles. Martin Katz diamond earrings set in 18K white gold, $138,000, from Martin Katz in Beverly Hills. Vera Wang Love petite sterling silver diamond and sapphire ring, $669, online at Zales.

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Tara Keely ivory gold natural waist organza bridal ball gown with an Alençon lace bodice and Illusion scooped neckline with an asymmetrical tiered skirt with horsehair trim and chapel train, $2,798.95, at Mon Amie Bridal Salon in Costa Mesa. “Aris” pearl earrings with Swarovski crystals, $120, online at BHLDN. “Miss Elle” blossom droplets hair vine, $375, online at Twigs and Honey. 14K gold and diamond engagement ring, $795, paired with a 14K white and yellow gold diamond band, $995, online at Alor.

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The long-sleeved tulle “Brooke” by Monique Lhuillier is pure romance with pistachio and nude florals painted on an illusion sheath gown, $7,550, Monique Lhuillier flagship boutique in Los Angeles. Maria Elena Headpieces Swarovski crystals with opal-accented earrings, $400.95, from Mon Amie Bridal Salon.

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Dare to bare in this beaded bolero by Blossom, $875, paired with WToo high-low overlay skirt, $700, both at Mon Amie Bridal Salon. Slip on Hanro full briefs underneath, $45, online at Net-a-Porter. Maria Elena Headpieces earrings, $300.65, from Mon Amie. White by Vera Wang heels, $109.95, from David’s Bridal.

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Designed exclusively for Mon Amie, this A-line Berta gown features floral embroidery, a low back, cap sleeves and a jeweled belt. Add sparkle with BHLDN “Golden Bee” stud earrings, $50; a vintage Martin Katz choker, price upon request; Maria Elena floral comb, $731, from Mon Amie Bridal Salon; and a stack of rings that includes Alor diamond engagement ring, details on page 90; and Martin Katz diamond eternity band set in 18K white gold, $9,500.

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The “Ashley” gown boasts a deep illusion V neckline with French lace and hand-beaded silver beads, lined with skin tone silk tulle, finishing in a white silk organza skirt with a cathedral length train, $5,200, from Jinza Couture Bridal in Los Angeles. Erica Elizabeth Designs “Hong Kong Garden” cathedral veil features a delicate scalloped spider web lace edge and hand-pressed silk blossoms, $1,700, online at Erica Elizabeth Designs. Martin Katz pink diamond engagement ring set in 18K rose gold, $98 000. BHLDN “Morning Dew” bracelet with freshwater pearls and Czech stones, $50. Vera Wang Love oval sapphire and diamond drop earrings, $1,229, online at Zales.

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Hayley Paige’s dreamy “Merlin” enchants with its prismatic pink sheer gown with scattered constellations, price upon request, exclusively from JLM Couture Flagship Salon. Add a diamond engagement ring, $335,000, and the diamond “Irena” band in 18K white gold, $7,900, both from Martin Katz.

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“Romance” by Naama & Anat features handcrafted three-dimensional blush and pearl flowers and a detachable skirt, $6,590, A Bride by Samantha in Beverly Hills. A beautiful floral-adorned comb by Maria Elena Headpieces, $536, from Mon Amie. Stack of rings (from top) includes Alor diamond engagement ring set in 14K white and yellow gold, $2,495. Martin Katz eternity band, details on page 93, and Martin Katz “Irena” band, details on page 95.

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Rime Arodaky high-waisted “Blair” dress with a hand-embroidered floral tulle top and a split crepe skirt with fitted long sleeves, $4,897, from LOHO Bride in Los Angeles. Add a sparkling headpiece, $389, from Winnie Couture in Beverly Hills, paired with BHLDN “Tisha” blusher veil in diamond white, $180 and Martin Katz “Irena” band, details on page 95.

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