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British aristocracy-inspired wedding fashion

As the new season kicks into gear, enthralling old fans and drawing in new ones, lavish estates, sprawling countrysides and faint piano strains are once again swirling in our minds. Taking a nod from the life of leisure, we've gathered a few favorites from the shops ideal for a high tea-inspired affair. From a crystal-encrusted satin sash to a breezy lace and chiffon gown, these picks feel perfectly reminiscent of the period. 

Dress: Sophia Kokosalaki, $3,820.00; Eyelash veil, $258.00, J. Crew (704) 365-3111; Astro suede pump, $765.00, Neiman Marcus (704) 441-7900; Ben Amun Marquise crystal pearl drop earrings, $80.00, Belk (704) 364-4251; Kate Spade Belle elliana feather clutch, $398.00 Nordstrom (704) 441-6000; Jeweled grosgrain sash, $225.00, J. Crew (704) 365-3111; Floral elastic tiara, $88.00, BCBG (704) 366-0446, Rose print stretch silk balconette bra and panties, $195-$440.00, Neiman Marcus (704) 441-7900

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