Modern blush wedding gowns
"Brides are all looking for that special take-your-breath-away dress; romantic, dramatic and dabbling into fantasy," says wedding planner Cassandre Snyder.
Designers are infusing classics -- the glamorous ballgown, elegant embroidery, demure lace details, a detailed back -- with a fresh, contemporary take.
Soft colors are in vogue: This mermaid-fit Watters gown is in whisper pink; price on request at Bridal Elegance in Huntington.
A lace peplum enhances this full-skirted Lazaro gown; suggested price, $3,685, jlmcouture.com/lazaro
Designer Junko Yoshioka uses lace detail on this capelet, taking the gown from vows to cocktails; price on request.
The sheer back gets all the attention on this Anne Barge gown; price on request, annebarge.com
An open-backed gown by Ines Di Santo is sexy and modern; $8,600, inesdisanto.com
A blush gown by Hayley Paige is a subtle way to look au courant; $1,672, jlmcouture.com/stores
A plunging lace back highlights Claire Pettibone's gown; $4,700.
David's Bridal goes strapless with this pink bridal gown with jeweled waist; $499 to $549.
Layers of tulle highlight Austin Scarlett's strapless ballgown; $4,950 at The Wedding Salon of Manhasset.
A sculpted peplum adds a modern touch to this strapless gown by Angel Sanchez; $5,940 at Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier, Manhattan.