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This season, classic bridal style gets a romantic update with delicate boleros, capelets, and jackets—giving the formal elegance of The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge a dash of whimsy and glamour

“Scarlett” tulle gown, $2,805, and “Chaqueta La” Pronovias, $1,395, J Major’s Bridal Boutique; earrings, $54, and bracelet, $40, KK Bloom; platinum diamond engagement ring with a cushion cut diamond (worn throughout), price upon request, Elizabeth Bruns, Inc.

Photographs by Lauren Friday Photography
Styled by Erica Hanks
Styling Assistant Bekah Blake
Produced by Jane Fields
Hair and makeup by Tara Dipetrillo
Florals by Carey Roberts Design Co.
Shot on location at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge 

Yumi Katsura “Altair” gown, $4,391, Fabulous Frocks

Hayley Paige gown, $3,905, Hayden Olivia Bridal; Erin Grey “Holly” sash, $525, J. Major’s Bridal Boutique; jacket, $88, KK Bloom; earrings, stylist’s own


LuLaKate “Mackenzie” gown, $3,740, Hayden Olivia Bridal; Mikella bolero, $440, and “Grace” birdcage veil, $100, J. Major’s Bridal Boutique; Mere necklace, $172, KK Bloom; Loren Hope Bracelets, $78 and $138, Monkee’s of Charlotte; earrings, stylist’s own

Anne Bowen Gown, $300, Yumi Katsura “Aiko” capelet, $695, and veil, $400, Fabulous Frocks; “Ever Glitter Mini” heels by Christian Louboutin, $895, Coplon’s; Emily Maynard ring, $50, KK Bloom; earrings, stylist’s own

Yumi Katsura “Virgo” gown, $2,631, and Yumi Katsura “Bumi” capelet, $959, Fabulous Frocks; earrings, $54, KK Bloom 

Gown, $2,300, Fabulous Frocks; Sylvia Benson earrings, $83, Monkee’s of Charlotte; Herve Van Straeten bracelet, $625, Coplon’s; Stone bracelet, $188, and ring, $136, KK Bloom; Jimmy Choo “Loila” heels, $775, Coplon’s; San Patrick “Lain” bolero, $413, J. Major’s Bridal Boutique

Yumi Katsura “Altair” gown, $4,391, Fabulous Frocks; earrings, stylist’s own

Erin Grey “Leigh” skirt, $3,640, J. Major’s Bridal Boutique; blouse and blazer, stylist’s own; necklace, $45, Monkee’s of Charlotte; pastel stone earrings, $46, and Kendra Scott Cuff, $42, KK Bloom

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