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Six designers translate runway trends into bridal beauty with these signature gowns.
Boost the drama of an architectural dress with a statement-making hair accessory.
Romona Keveza silk white shantung taffeta gown with couture corset, circle skirt, and Swarovski crystal beaded belt, $4,880, Felicé, 3201 E. Second Ave., 303-388-7637, felicebridal.com Sara Gabriel Veiling & Headpieces Quinn tulle and French net veil, $227, saragabriel.com.
Further the goddess look with a nature-inspired headpiece.
Jenny Packham Daphne chiffon V-neck gown with hand-beaded detail, $5,290, Little White Dress, 3420 W. 32nd Ave., 303-814-8972, lwdbridal.com; headpiece by Arthur Williams, Babylon Floral, 1223 E. 17th Ave., 303-830-6855, babylonfloral.com; Paris orange blossom vine tiara, $300, Little White Dress.
An Audrey Hepburn–style tiara is the essential accessory of Hollywood starlets.
Pronovias ivory satin charmeuse gown with silver and gold beading and ruffled back and train, $1,325, Bea’s Bridal Nook, 2800 E. 6th Ave., 303-333-4588, beasbridalnook.com; Sara Gabriel Veiling & Headpieces Opal filigree tiara with Swarovski crystals, $297; Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry 18-karat gold shared prong diamond ring, $4,200, carlamorrison.com.
Instead of piling on gems, pick a pair of dramatic earrings to complete a fairy-tale look.
Monique Lhuillier Harper silk white sheath gown with illusion neckline and lace appliqué, $6,450, Anna Bé, 1575 Boulder St., 720-855-1111, anna-be.com; Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry 18-karat white gold, rock crystal, and pavé diamond drop earrings, $12,210.
Bring out a gown’s color with flowers that enhance it without overwhelming it.
Tara Keely by Lazaro sherbet tulle bridal ball gown with sweetheart neckline, Alençon lace, and horsehair belt and hem detail, $2,145, Blue Bridal Boutique, 500 16th Street, #222, 303-446-2583, bluegowns.com; Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry 18-karat white gold, rock crystal, and pavé diamond flower brooch, $22,400; wedding bouquet by Arthur Williams, Babylon Floral.
Buck tradition by skipping the veil in favor of a boldly colored flower.
YolanCris Guetaria gown in guipure lace and embroidered silk with satin belt, $5,950, Emma & Grace Bridal Studio, 1320 27th St., Suite B, 720-383-8091, emmaandgracebridal.com; headpieces by Arthur Williams, Babylon Floral; Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry 18-karat white gold concave ring with random diamonds, $4,210 (below).
Makeup: Katelyn Simkins Hair: Chelsea Vonne James, Leighann’s Hair Color Salon, & Steve Trujillo, El Salon Hair Assistant: Samantha Rost, El Salon& Model: Alexis Broker, Donna Baldwin Agency Fashion Assistant: Lindsey Leitner Backdrop: Colorado Fabrics Furniture: Vintage Furniture Denver