Natural Beauties: Summer’s Effortlessly Gorgeous Wedding Gowns

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The season’s most stunning dresses some tiered with ruffles and lace, others more minimalist are all designed to capture the radiance and romance of summer. Click through the slideshow to see these one-of-a-kind picks.

Styling by Jessie Cohan; Hair by Jillian Halouska for Bryan Bantry Agency; Makeup by Carlo Longo for Bryan Bantry Agency; Manicures by Kim Chiu for Mark Edward, Inc.; Fashion Assistant: Sofia de Cardenas.

*This article originally appeared in the summer 2013 issue of New York Weddings.

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Sunburst-pleated full- cascade veil by Reem Acra, $495; hand-wired headdress of garden roses, hellebores, sweet pea, ferns, and spirea by the Designers’ Co-Op, $250.

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Corseted-bodice Annabella gown with hand-draped silk tulle, lace overlay, and sleeves by Samuelle Couture, price upon request.

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V-neck Marguerite gown of silk with tiered ruffle and lace appliqué by Temperley Bridal, $3,510 at temperleylondon.com; Curving Periphery veil by Debra Moreland, $715 at bhldn.com.

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Silk chiffon Emilie dress with beading by Tory Burch, $1,495.

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Bohemian-lace maxi dress by Tracy Reese for BHLDN, $600 at bhldn.com; one-carat T.W. Diamond Frame engagement ring in 14-karat white gold by Vera Wang LOVE, $3,300 at Zales.

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Long-sleeve Chantilly-lace Mystical overcoat by Stephanie Allin, $1,795 exclusively at the White Gown; silk V-neck, pleated gown by Lanvin, $10,900; Victoria cluster earrings with diamonds in platinum by Tiffany & Co., $5,300; six-prong setting ring by Tiffany & Co., $7,750; hand-wired headpiece of yellow gerbera daisies, forsythia, and delphinium by the Designers’ Co-Op, $200.

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Satin-back, bias Jewel sheath in crepe with Art Deco–inspired beaded front, draped straps, and flowing back tails by Elizabeth Fillmore, $4,290 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Micro-crinkle chiffon gown with detachable floral belt by J. Mendel, $9,780; 18-karat yellow-gold scallop-pavé Leverback earrings with rose-cut diamonds by Jamie Wolf, $5,900 at Bergdorf Goodman; one-carat T.W. Diamond Frame engagement ring in 14-karat white gold by Vera Wang LOVE, $3,300 at Zales. Bouquet by Fox Fodder Farm, $325.

Summer’s Effortlessly Gorgeous Wedding Gowns