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Hollywood Confidential

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Megan McCarty Lara Burnap

BELOW LEFT: STOP THE SHOW IN THIS OFF-WHITE, SILK ORGANZA GOWN BY INES DI SANTO featuring a beaded sheath with an elegantly high collar and illusion detailing on the neckline, $8,600, from lovella Bridal in glendale. Pair with Venice-based Natalie B. Jewelry’s one- of-a-kind cuff bracelets featuring Victorian paste shoe buckles, $300–$320, from Planet Blue (all locations); and Art Deco‒ style crystal and gold earrings, $288, from Erin Cole Couture in Costa Mesa. (below left)

BELOW RIGHT: INES Di SANTO’S SILVER SEQUIN GOWN features a fit-to-flare cut and deep plunging neckline, $5,100, available at lovella Bridal and at M Bride in San Diego. Cinched with a Diane Cotton Art Deco pin, $110, from Aris in laguna Beach. Keep the mood decidedly 1920s with a triangle headpiece with vintage silver beaded applique, $525, from littledoe is love; and an array of crystal cocktail rings (from left to right): Elizabeth Cole square ring with baguette crystals and Tiffany set stones in 24K plating, $138, from Elizabeth Cole Jewelry; round crystal ring, $238, from Erin Cole Couture; oval Elizabeth Cole ring with baguette crystals in 24K plating, $138; 1.15-carat three-stone split shank diamond engagement ring in 14K white gold, Vera Wang for Zales,$3,999.99.

 

LEFT: GO OLD HOLLYWOOD IN JENNY PACKHAM’S WHITE SILK CHARMEUSE DREW GOWN with a
delicately draped top and sleek skirt with train, $4,500, from Marina
Morrison in San Francisco. Pair it with Justine M Couture’s Swan lake
veil embroidered with feathers, $900, from Mariposa Boutique in Anaheim.
Complete the look with an Art Deco Diane Cotton necklace, $280, from
Aris in Laguna Beach, and Natalie B. Jewelry’s one-of-a-kind 1950s
rhinestone bracelets, about $139 each, from Planet Blue in Beverly
Hills. 

 

 

 

BELOW LEFT: MAKE A STATEMENT IN VERA WANG BRIDE’S NUDE SILK RADZIMIR TWO-PIECE MERMAID GOWN with a curve- enhancing trapunto-stitched architectural bodice and a stunning tissue organza and tulle skirt, price upon request, from Vera Wang Melrose Salon in West Hollywood, with Elizabeth Cole cocktail rings: square ring with baguette crystals and Tiffany set stones in 24K plating, $138, from Elizabeth Cole Jewelry; round crystal ring, $238, from Erin Cole Couture; oval Elizabeth Cole ring with baguette crystals in 24K plating, $138; 1.15-carat three-stone split shank diamond engagement ring in 14K white gold, Vera Wang for Zales,$3,999.99.


BELOW RIGHT: HAYLEY PAIGE’S TUULA STRAPLESS GEORGETTE GOWN IN IVORY features a
delicately draped sweetheart neckline with an intricate
crystal-encrusted skirt set off by a floral-embellished satin sash and
flowing chapel train, $4,653, from JLM Couture Flagship Salon in West
Hollywood. Add more sparkle with Elizabeth Cole Jewelry’s Bryce
Swarovski aurora borealis crystal earrings in a hematite plate,
$338.

BELOW LEFT: CHANNEL YOUR INNER MARILYN IN MONIQUE LHUILLIER’S MONROE GOWN in white ice cream charmeuse with halter neck, draped sheath and daring front slit, $3,795, with the Monroe floral and feather crystal brooch, $165, both from Monique Lhuillier Salon in los Angeles. Up the wow factor with a sparkle bangle cuff, $375, and a large rhinestone cuff with curved leaves, $815, both at Erin Cole Couture.

BELOW RIGHT: MONIQUE LHUILLIER’S SILK WHITE EMOTION featuring a lovely Spanish tulle portrait neckline with a figure- flattering asymmetrical draped bodice, elongated torso and full skirt, $6,170, from Monique Lhuillier Salon. Add a vintage flair with Samantha Wills silver lourdes earrings, $149 from Planet Blue (all locations); and Jennifer Behr’s handmade Swarovski crystal Cosmos bandeaux in gunmetal, $625, from Madison in los Angeles.

BELOW LEFT: LAZARO’S IVORY SILK MIKADO GOWN ups the ante with a textured organza sweetheart neckline, elongated pleated bodice with a corset back and showstopping tousled organza skirt with a chapel train, $6,160, from JLM Couture Flagship Salon. Layer Diane Cotton’s Japanese rock crystal set necklace in sterling silver, $1,560, Diane Cotton’s long Swarovski crystal necklace with etched bezel, $200, both from Aris, with Natalie B.’s handmade Czech crystal gray bib necklace, $190, from Planet Blue in Beverly Hills.

BELOW RIGHT: BE RED CARPET ROYALTY IN VERA WANG BRIDE’S BLACK SILK FAILLE AND HAND-PAINTED ORGANZA TWO-PIECE GOWN with a peplum bustier and a draped French tulle skirt cinched in a side bustle, price upon request, from Vera Wang Melrose Salon. Add Diane Cotton’s 1920 paste bracelet with circular stones, $720, and rock crystal sterling bracelet, $280, both from Aris, and Natalie B.’s bracelets.

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