One-of-a-kind strapless striped taffeta silk gown by Constance McCardle with repurposed, embroidered, antique panel from an oriental wall hanging. Available at Elephant’s Trunk Ltd.,
➤ $6,000. Shoes by Michael Kors available at Neiman Marcus,
Your wedding is also an occasion to celebrate her sense of style.
While the bride is the star of the show, moms (both the bride’s and groom’s) play major supporting roles. After all, this is her “big day” too! These gowns, selected from area retailers, will help her shine at her maximal wattage.
Photographs by Phillip Ennis
Fashion Stylist: Gillian Drowder
Models: Jennifer Pappas (blonde);
Cynthia Gould, Axis Models
Makeup: Carol Rozanski, Shine Salon and Spa,
Hairstylist: Doreen from Salon “O”,
jewelry by Ilene Joy,
Flowers by House of Flowers,
Shot on Location at
portrait of a woman
Iris/navy iridescent taffeta ballgown with flattering portrait collar and hand-beaded bodice. AvaIridescent gray/lavender taffeta creates an unusual color we can only name wisteria. Strapless gown with crystal-beaded bodice and matching wrap by Stephen Yearick. Available at Elephant’s Trunk Ltd., Mount Kisco ➤ $3,170.
ilable to order in any color. Exclusively for Mary Jane Denzer,
A pair of blooming gowns for eternally youthful moms. (Left) A multi-colored netted appliquÃ© over gray silk dupioni by Claire’s Collection of California. Available at A Woman’s Place,
A rich, bold gown in black and taupe chiffon with hand-beaded halter and trim by Neil Bieff. Available at Mary Jane Denzer,
Two gowns that prove style is in the details. (Left) Nude chiffon gown under sheer, black, beaded overlay by Reem Acra. Available at Neiman-Marcus,