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Uptown Girl: Nine Fashion-Forward Wedding Dresses Styled With an Urban Edge

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Inspired by cool, downtown vibe at Los Angele's The Line Hotel, we're featuring nine modern gowns, from Carolina Herrera to Reem Acra, for the bride looking for a dress with a little edge shot on location at The Line Hotel. Shot by Stephanie Williams of This Modern Romance and styled by Alexandra Renee Scott with hair by Trace Henningsen Bridal and makeup by KC Witkamp. 

Carolina Herrera’s “Anne” gown, a chic button-down wedding gown with a pleated skirt, $5,490, from Carolina Herrera in Los Angeles. Add glamour with Greene and Co.’s dangling pear-cut and round cut diamond earrings in 18K white gold, price upon request, and a one-of-a-kind platinum ring with 6-carat marquis green tourmaline with round brilliant cut diamonds, price upon request, from Vram in Los Angeles. A structured silk bow adds a dainty touch, price upon request, from Henningsen and Co. and ARS in Los Angeles.



Skirt: Carolina Herrera’s “Fleurette” is a fashion-forward two-piece set featuring an embroidered wool silk sweater, $1,990, and pleated tulle skirt, $2,990. Pair with this 36-carat total weight diamond cuff bangle together with diamond earrings with mother of pearl set in 18K yellow gold, prices for both pieces upon request, at Greene and Co.



“Marbella” by Katie May has a fluted silhouette, cowl neckline and a dainty off-the-shoulder drape, $2,600, from Katie May in Los Angeles. Add Balian Couture’s vintage beaded jacket, $1,800 at Happy Isles, and a 3-carat princess-cut diamond engagement ring with a diamond halo set in 18K white gold, price upon request, at Greene and Co. in Beverly Hills.


Slip into a vintage slip dress by Ghost featuring a deep V-neck and thigh slit, $1,600, at Happy Isles. Strike a contrast with 43-carat total weight black diamond earrings surrounded by pavé white diamonds paired with a 10-carat round-cut black diamond ring surrounded by pavé black and white diamonds, prices for both upon request by Greene and Co. Henningsen and Co.’s couture black bow cinches the look, details on page 91.


 

Go bold in Reem Acra Bridal’s jersey gown with crystal- and pearl-embroidered necklaces, price upon request, at The White Dress in Corona Del Mar, Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills and M Bride in La Jolla. The only accessory needed are Deanna Hamro’s vintage rhinestone earrings, $325, at Happy Isles. 


Rime Arodaky’s “Jeisa” crepe wedding dress with embroidered chevron lace, price upon request, at LOHO Bride in Los Angeles. AG white denim jacket, $198, from Bloomingdale’s, multiple locations, accessorized with a variety of vintage broaches, price upon request, from Henningsen and Co., Greene and Co.’s diamond earrings with topaz and mother of pearl set in 18K yellow gold, a 3-carat diamond engagement ring, details on page 89, and a fancy yellow radiant and round-cut diamond eternity band, priceupon request, at Greene and Co. Shot in Commissary at The Line.


Be daring in Reem Acra Bridal’s black sheath wedding dress with sheer lace high neckline, silver embellishments and full-sleeve gloves, price upon request. Go full glam by adding serious rocks from Greene and Co.  that includes a 3-carat princess-cut diamond engagement ring with diamond halo, 36-carat diamond cuff (on left arm), 60-carat round cut diamond bracelet and dangling pear-cut and round-cut diamond earrings, prices for all pieces upon request.


Tadashi Shoji’s ivory embroidered dot lace floor-length cape, $878, adds drama to a simple white slip dress, $328, from Tadashi Shoji, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. Henningsen and Co.’s floral-adorned, gold-leafed crown creates a fairy-tale moment, price upon request.