Display of Affection

Drawing inspiration from the hallowed halls and contemporary art at McColl Center for Visual Art, structural gowns and colorful statement pieces are on full display in bridal fashion this season

Photographs by Christi Falls Photography
Styled by Laurel Benedum
Produced by Jane Fields
Hair and makeup by Rebekah McCann
Shot on location at McColl Center for Visual Art

Lula Kate Marlene gown, $1,595, J. Major’s, 704-372-0082; Pink and crystal double strand necklace, $68, Scout & Molly’s, 704-817-7009; Sylvia Benson Foster studs, $46, Monkee’s of Charlotte; Gold nail bracelet, $38, Monkee’s of Charlotte, 704-379-7995; Vintage black etched teardrop stone cocktail ring, $42, Laura James Jewelry, 704-372-1267; White gold and tanzanite ring (worn throughout), $3,850, Custom, 704-980-9840

Painting by Affiliate Artist
Linda Luise Brown

 

Nicole Miller EK0033 gown, $1,695, J. Major’s; Deco sapphire and crystal earrings, $58, Sloan, 704-338-1400; Desla Cossette cuff, $313, J. Major’s

 

Anna Maier Monet gown, $5,900, Hayden Olivia, 704-333-0377; Pearl and stone necklace, $268, ChezElle, 704-365-4680; Hinged pavé crystal bracelet, $30, Sloan; Crystal earrings, $30, Monkee’s of Charlotte

 

Blush by Jim Hjelm 1302 gown in Eggshell, $1,870, Hayden Olivia; Pans-Snowpeople feather comb, $288, J. Major’s; Kacey K. mini diamond lip necklace, $575, B.D. Jeffries, 704-364-4004; Emerald 2-drop faceted crystal earrings, $78, Sloan; Gold braided bangles, $40 each, Sloan

 

 Erin Grey Kate top, $365, Erin Grey Krissy cocktail skirt, $275, and May bow, $240, J. Major’s; Blue drop earrings, $42, ChezElle; Crystal bracelet, $96, ChezElle; Kate Spade Issa heels, $328, Monkee’s of Charlotte. Prints by Wesley Mancini Artist-in-Residence Jason Watson

 

Lillian West 6292 gown, $1,649, Poffie Girls, 704-866-0198; Jemma colored stone necklace, $48, The Cheeky Bean, 704-364-2288; Modern Trousseau Emma sash, $410, Hayden Olivia;
Vintage Chanel CC drop earrings, $798, Monkee’s of Charlotte. Painting by Affiliate Artist Linda Luise Brown

 

Justin Alexander 8659 gown, $1,148, New York Bride & Groom, 704-529-6400; Modern Trousseau Wallace belt, $870, Hayden Olivia; Ivory statement necklace, $36, The Cheeky Bean; Pink deco earrings, $38, ChezElle; Ngravv Quartz fashion ring, $400, Custom; Justine M Couture Clementine 8-inch veil, $135, Aubre’s Bridal, 704-225-3907

 

Justin Alexander 8659 gown, $1,148, New York Bride & Groom, 704-529-6400; Modern Trousseau Wallace belt, $870, Hayden Olivia; Ivory statement necklace, $36, The Cheeky Bean; Pink deco earrings, $38,White gold and tanzanite ring (worn throughout), $3,850; Justine M Couture Clementine 8-inch veil, $135, Aubre’s Bridal, 704-225-3907

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