Sea of Love: Breathtaking Bridal Gowns For An Incredible Beach Wedding

Find your siren song in these ethereal wedding gowns, perfect for tying the knot among ocean breezes and sparkling Pacific views at Terranea Resort
Written by
Lara M. Burnap


Winter 2018

Marchesa “Daffodil” fit and flare gown has three-dimensional organza flowers and a detachable, flutter-sleeved cape in reembroidered lace, $7,997, at Kinsley James Couture Bridal in West Hollywood. Add drama with a rose gold pear-cut morganite and diamond pendant, $14,972, online at Cirari, and diamond filigree earrings, $3,085, online at Sylvie Collection. 

Dream the day away in Romanzo by Julie Vino’s “Zoey” gown, an off-the-shoulder lace dress with nude lining, $5,550, at A Bride by Samantha in Beverly Hills. Delicate accessories include an 18K white gold two-in-one flower ring with 2.49-carat total weight rubies and 6.53-carat total weight diamonds, $21,800, online at Noudar, and white gold and diamond drop earrings, $9,100, online at Michael John Jewelry. “Nudistsong” sandal in pearl nappa leather, $398, at Stuart Weitzman in Beverly Hills.


RMINÉ’s “Camilia” high-low ball gown features a soft tulle V-neck bodice with a high-low skirt and hand-placed cascading silk flowers, $5,500, at RMINÉ in Studio City. Add Michael John’s white gold and diamond clover dangle earrings, $10,450. Kick up your heels in Christian Louboutin’s “Tsarou” pumps, $895, at Christian Louboutin in Beverly Hills.

Monique Lhuillier’s embellished, tiered halter gown in silk white, $8,390, at Monique Lhuillier Salon in Los Angeles. Subtle accessories include Michael John’s white gold and diamond drop earrings, $9,100, and a 2-carat oval diamond knife-edge solitaire engagement ring in white gold, price upon request, online at Lizzie Mandler. 

Berta’s column gown features three-dimensional flowers on an illusion top with a low back and extended tulle train, $8,699, at Mon Amie Bridal Salon in Costa Mesa. Add RMINÉ’s “Camilia” cathedral veil with cascading silk flowers, $1,700. Be jeweled in L’Dezen by Payal Shah’s 18K yellow gold and diamond earrings  (5.26 carats total weight), $11,930, at World Design Jewelry in Los Angeles, and Trumpet and Horn’s “Maplehurst” rose gold ring, with a brilliant-cut diamond framed by a halo of eight old-mine-cut diamonds, $8,450. Stuart Weitzman’s "Nudistsong” sandals finish the look, details on page 81. 

Lazaro’s A-line ball gown in blush ombre satin with crystal lattice bodice ends in a chapel train, $5,335, at JLM Couture Flagship Boutique in Los Angeles. Camilla Christine’s “Letitia” veil, a delicate French Chantilly eyelash ivory lace on soft ivory tulle, $298–$658, at Styled by TC; Trumpet and Horn’s “Palos Verdes” ring, details on page 80; Michael John Jewelry white gold and diamond necklace, $15,450.


Zuhair Murad’s A-line long-sleeve sheer bridal dress in white transparent tulle with floral motifs and a corseted bodice, approximately $18,100, at multiple locations, including The White Dress in Corona Del Mar, and Panache Bridal in Pasadena, Beverly Hills and Costa Mesa. 

Sabrina Dahan’s “Liliane” strapless ball gown with removable shrug, $7,700, at Mon Amie Bridal Salon. 

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