Photo: Wendelien Daan

There is just something about this dress that I adore. It’s messy in a structured way. It’s modern and vintage at the same time while still being romantic. Leave it to the master to create such an interesting gown. I could see translating this random-yet-refined style into an arresting invitation.

Think about it: layers of different kinds of paper, mixing textures and tones, combining shapes that work together to form a complete package. I’ve got to sketch this one out right away, before the creative spark disappears!

Strapless ball gown with floating Chantilly-lace appliqué, tissue organza, and French-tulle draped skirt by Vera Wang, as seen in New York Magazine Wedding Guide – Magical Dresses

2 Comments on the "messy" dress

    September 22, 2011 at 1:23 pm (6 years ago)

    Do you know where I can get this dress from?


    • kelli
      September 22, 2011 at 1:28 pm (6 years ago)

      Hi Emily! It’s by Vera Wang. I’m not sure if it’s custom but the Vera Wang boutique in Boston should be able to help. Good luck!


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