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While we recognize that this non-traditional route is not for everyone, we also fell pretty hard for these textured gowns. The first gown in this set is called Moonshadow by Claire Pettibone and it is one of the most delicate and imaginative wedding gowns I have ever seen and feels like the first page of a hundred beautiful stories. The second is called Pleated Fantasy from BHLDN and has just the right combination of tailored and frothy. I guess the question is: could you see yourself in something like this for your wedding day?

Photography by Elizabeth Messina / Hair and makeup by Erin Skipley / Flowers by Mindy Rice

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Anne-Marie | Reply

lovely. i adore the shot with the doberman too. such a regal dog.

Maggie | Reply

I’m thinking about a gray cocktail dress for my wedding. I love gray and I’m just a little too boring and practical to spend tons of money on a dress I will wear once!

Carrie Rosalind | Reply

Beautiful dresses!!

Alicia@CharityWedding | Reply

That first dress is incredible!

Caroline | Reply

Though I could never see myself in them for my wedding day, both gowns are incredible. I’m a a big fan of BHLDN’s line, and as gorgeous as the pleated fantasy dress is on models and hangers, I have serious doubts of how flattering it might be on the vast majority of brides. Love the shade and dimension though!

susann | Reply

so wonderful!!! both dresses are so individual with all the details…

aa | Reply

great shots!

alyson | Reply

omg, the shot with the doberman is incredible!!

Lauren H. | Reply

Beautiful dresses and amazing details!

Sarah (A Paper Proposal) | Reply

WOW! I loved your post on pink dresses, but these blue ones are unique not only because of their color, but for all of their beautiful details! Great finds.

Kirby {Colors of Honey} | Reply

I agree the first was is so delicate. my mouth hit the floor when the page opened. gorgeous!

The Wedding Secret | Reply

wow, the dress at the top is amazing!

eleGALA | Reply

This is beyond stunning. Claire Pettibone + BHLDN side-by-side, swoon!

eleGALA | Reply

+ Elizabeth Messina! Double swoon.

Chloe @ Caught the Light | Reply

OH MY! This is divine. I need a bride in this dress-it’s unreal.

I love these photos by the ever-talented Elisabeth and I very much love “feels like the first page of a hundred beautiful stories”. Epic and spot on.

Gaelan @ Uschi and Kay | Reply

I love both of these dresses so much. If only they were in the budget..

Gabriela Fuentes { Wedding Photographer NJ } | Reply

I really love the idea of tinted wedding dresses.

Michael and Anna Costa | Reply

Amazing dresses – so airy and romantic!

Nancy Ebert Photography | Reply

Just stunning. Great photographs, too!

lola dresses | Reply

beautiful pictures. the dress looks amazing. what kind of fabric is it?

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