Wedding Gowns: Beads, Ruffles, Tulle… Oh My!

By Crista Camerlengo

When it comes to wedding gowns, the options are truly endless. Before you get lost in racks of dresses, do your research. Visit designers’ websites to see which dresses suit your personal style, and shop bridal salons that are known to carry gowns by your favorite designers. Get a head start on your wedding gown search here: BELLA introduces you to three hot designers – Dennis Basso, Alita Graham and Pnina Tornai – whose designs are available exclusively at Kleinfeld Bridal in Manhattan.

Elegantly Embellished: Dennis Basso, $3,500

This stylish sheath has a shapely sweetheart neckline and eye-catching embroidery with a large bow detail in the back.

A Sweet Shrug: Dennis Basso, $4,600

Take a cue from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and cover up in this lace mermaid gown with sweep train.

Not-So-Secret Garden: Alita Graham, $2,500

Worthy of a garden wedding, this sweetheart strapless gown is covered in gorgeous rosettes.

Seductive Mermaid: Alita Graham, $2,300

This satin mermaid gown will flatter your figure with its flared skirt and chapel train.

Fun and Flirty Lace: Alita Graham, $3,000

For a more youthful take on lace, opt for this strapless A-line lace gown with a chapel train.

Pure Whimsy: Alita Graham, $2,500

Frothy organza gives this chapel-trained ball gown an ethereal feel.

Exaggerated Details: Pnina Tornai, $10,000

Go big or go home! This voluptuous ball gown features a trendy asymmetric neckline, beaded embroidery, and chapel train.

Vintage Glamour: Pnina Tornai, $7,500

This romantic charmeuse sheath exudes 1920s-style with its deep v-neck neckline, beaded empire waist, and sweep train.

All images courtesy of Kleinfeld Bridal, 110 West 20th Street, Manhattan: 646.633.4300;

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