Voluminous tulle and floral appliqués make for stunning gowns (and capes). Ahead, a Erik Madigan Heck portfolio of the latest showstopping designs from Carolina Herrera, Valentino, Lanvin, and more.
Styling by Rebecca Ramsey; Hair by Andre Gunn at Brydges Mackinney using Oribe; makeup by Itsuki Hoshino at Bridge Artists using Chanel; manicure by Elena Capo at the Wall Group using Chanel; prop stylist: Abby Walton at Lalaland Artists; market editor: Arielle Cabreja; model: Rachel Alexander at Supreme.
*This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of New York Weddings.
Embroidered lace-and-silk-georgette column gown by Carolina Herrera, $7,990.
V-neck silk-charmeuse ball gown with ruched tulle skirt and Chantilly-lace appliqué by Vera Wang. Emerald-cut-diamond engagement ring in platinum by Tiffany & Co., price upon request. Bouquet by Full Aperture Floral.
Satin-faced chiffon column gown with pleated silk-chiffon back by J. Mendel. Platinum-and-diamond ring with trillion-cut sidestones and micro-pavé diamonds by Monique Lhuillier, $2,210 for setting only. White-diamond-and-pavé ring by Eva Fehren, $14,775. Bouquet by Designs by Ahn.