The Wow Factor: 9 Showstopping Wedding Gowns


From embroidered tulle to metallic appliqués, the season's standout wedding gowns feature unique and unexpected details. Here, a portfolio from photographer Ruven Afanador featuring nine stunning examples, from Oscar de la Renta's off-the-shoulder organza to Marchesa's beaded Chantilly-lace. Click ahead for those and seven more masterworks.

Photographer: Ruven Afanador
Stylist: Rebecca Ramsey
Hair: Felix Fischer at Factory Downtown using Rich Hair Care
Makeup: Joanne Gair using Edward Bess and Swarovski
Manicure: Elena Capo at the Wall Group using Chanel
Market Editor: Lori Keong
Models: Elizabeth Redvers at Click; Terra Grantham and Iulia Cirstea at Elite

*This article appears in the Summer 2015 issue of New York Weddings.