For more than 70 years, thousands of brides have traveled to Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City to find their wedding day looks. From the moment you walk through the doors, you’ll feel the magic of Kleinfeld. Not only does Kleinfeld have 30,000 square feet filled with the largest selection of wedding dresses in the world, it also has the greatest professional staff of over 200 employees who are dedicated to finding and perfecting your bridal look.
This past October, we headed to Georgia with a selection of our newest (and prettiest) wedding dresses to Sea Island for our fifth #KleinfeldEditorial photoshoot! Trust us when we say Sea Island has it ALL. Think top-notch service and hospitality, the most incredible backdrops including river views and private beaches, and the the AAA Five Diamond hotel The Cloister with its Mediterranean-style architecture, peaceful courtyards, grand staircases, and beautiful arches. It’s safe to say that no couple, guest or visitor will be disappointed with this venue! Since it’s a perfect property for a destination wedding (and in this case photo shoot!), we packed 13 dresses and partnered with some of the world’s top wedding professionals including Harper’s BAZAAR top-rated photographer, Allan Zepeda and BRIDES Magazine’s top-rated event planner Sapphire Events, to create an editorial filled with fashion-forward dress options that are perfect for a wedding at Sea Island (or any resort). Every type of bride has her dream dress, and you might just stumble upon yours below.
1. The Extravagant Bride
ENAURA BRIDAL – STYLE BEAU
This bride wants all the drama and pizazz! The Beau dress by Enaura is perfect for the bride looking for a “WOW” factor. This wedding dress features beautiful embroidery and countless hours of hand-beading that’ll keep the bride sparkling all night long! Pro tip—pair a veil with this dress’ chapel train and there won’t be a dry eye as you walk down the aisle!
2. The Romantic Bride
For the bride who imagines her happily ever after playing out like a Disney movie, say hello to this new (and Kleinfeld exclusive) Pronovias X Kleinfeld dress. Between its off-the-shoulder sleeves and stunning all-over lace, we’re certain this ethereal style will cause a bride’s SO to fall in love with her all over again!
3. The Casual Bride
danielle caprese, style 11326
More and more brides are steering away from over-the-top, glamorous wedding dresses and opting for dresses that are a bit more casual and carefree! The key to this bride’s heart is understated elegance – think wispy fabrics, effortless silhouettes, and even a slight boho vibe. Think something like Style 113236XS by Danielle Caprese.
4. The 50% Modern and 50%Traditionalist Bride
Essense of australia, style D2810
A bride who’s equal parts modern and traditional will be screaming ‘Yes!’ to style D2810 by Essense of Australia! This style features a plunging v-neckline and voluminous ball gown skirt — these two things together bring this gown in straight into 2020!
5. The Accessories-Focused Bride
For the bride who loves to accessorize, we recommend looking at timeless dresses without embellishments. Style 4371XS by Pnina Tornai is a dress that is beautiful on its own, but also allows a bride to add and focus on all types of accessories. This dress can be worn with a belt, headband, statement necklace, dramatic veil or even all of the above to make this bride’s look all her own!
6. The Trendsetter Bride
Madison James, Style: MJ403XS
A trendsetter bride doesn’t follow trends, she sets them! This bride will love style MJ403XS which features a crystal-encrusted, high neckline, gathered tulle and lace bodice and tulle skirt. This is exactly the type of unique dress that the trendsetter bride looks for!
7. The Boho Bride
Did your heart just skip a beat? If so, you’re totally a boho-chic bride at heart! Meet Starlight by Tony Ward Couture. Between this style’s flowing balloon sleeves, delicate floral appliqués and wispy skirt, this wedding dress will allow a bride’s radiance to shine through!
8. The Fashion-Forward Bride
A fashion-forward bride looks for a wedding dress that features top trends, but one that is also super flattering! A modern bride needs to look no farther than GLOWS by Tony Ward Couture. This deep-v, mermaid cut lace gown features organza peplums and a sheer tulle overlay and is guaranteed to keep the compliments coming *all* night long!
9. The Preppy Bride
Le Spose Di Gio, Style 660BIS
A preppy bride looks for a wedding dress that’s simple yet timeless, and a look that’s appropriate for a traditional setting like a church, golf club or yacht club affair! A preppy bride needs to look no further than Style 6600BIS by Le Spose di Gio. This style features clean lines, simple satin fabric, and a unique illusion neckline.
10. The Garden-Party Bride
For a bride who wants to marry in a garden surrounded by colorful flowers, it’s a necessity she wears a dress that has a floral element, right? Style Kameron by Michelle Roth features beautiful lace appliques that give off a tattooed-like feel! This style is dressy enough for a daytime garden party or even a nighttime bash in a tent!
11. The Modest Bride
For a bride who is looking for a bit more coverage on her wedding day, look no further than Arabella by Isabelle Armstrong! This style features a high neck, drop waist, a cone-shaped skirt, and delicate cap sleeves. It shows just enough, but not too much — if you know what we mean!
12. The Feminine Bride
The girly-girl, feminine bride is drawn to fashion’s prettiest and most luxurious of choices! The perfect dress for her? Style Claudette by Sareh Nouri! This bridal look features a strapless wedding dress with a dramatic floral-printed back bow. Screenshot and send to this feminine bride — she’ll thank you later!
13. The Party Bride
This bride wants to party and looks at her wedding day as a giant celebration with her family and friends. She’s looking for a dress that’s sexy, light, and easy to move in — because we know this bride wants to be the last one standing on the dance floor! The perfect dress? Luminous by Tony Ward.
Watch our editorial come to life with this recap from Our Story Creative!
Editorial Partners: #KleinfeldXSeaIsland #KleinfeldEditorial | Bridal Fashion: @KleinfeldBridal | Photo: Allan Zepeda Photography | Planning: Sapphire Events | Stylist: Gabrielle Hurwitz | Floral: Rhiannon Bosse | Hair + Makeup: Anna Breeding | Venue Location: Sea Island | Video: Our Story Creative
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