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Silk organza pleated gown by Oscar de la Renta, $7,450 at Saks Fifth Avenue; 34.7-carat rose-cut, pear-shaped diamond necklace set in platinum, $120,000, and 5.83-carat diamond link bracelet set in platinum, $37,500, both by Tiffany & Co.; 4.67-carat diamond and platinum studs by De Beers, $130,000.

Striped taffeta ball gown with ruffle detail by Carolina Herrera, $17,990; 39.96-carat diamond and platinum necklace by Kwiat, $400,000; 3.88-carat diamond and white gold earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels, $36,700. Taffeta gown with chiffon roses, drapes, and pick-ups at skirt by Elizabeth Fillmore, $9,875, exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman; 35.84-carat diamond and platinum necklace by Kwiat, $200,000. Embroidered tulle empire gown with ribbon trim by Rosa Clara, $6,580 exclusively at Mark Ingram Bridal Atelier.

Silk organza-tiered gown by Giambattista Valli Sposa, $13,500 at Bergdorf Goodman; 6.59-carat diamond necklace set in platinum by Cartier, price upon request.

A-line gown in silk organza voile and feathers by Manuel Mota for Pronovias, price upon request at Pronovias; 25-carat diamond necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, $270,000; 3.3-carat cushion-cut diamond and platinum ring by Stephen Russell NYC, $140,000.

Long “Cecilia” dress by Temperley London, $4,900; 32.62-carat diamond and platinum necklace by Kwiat, $250,000; 22.22-carat diamond and platinum bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels, $176,000.

Tulle gown encrusted with Swarovski crystals and beads with low-scooped back by Jenny Packham, $12,800 at Bergdorf Goodman; 3.89-carat pear-shaped diamond ring with .59-carat tapered baguettes, price upon request, and .6-carat diamond and white gold studs, $11,350, both by Bulgari; 15.46-carat diamond and white gold bracelet, $177,000, and 8.77-carat diamond bracelet set in white gold, $60,500, both by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Gown beaded with white chalk Swarovski crystals by Naeem Kahn, $15,500, exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman; cultured freshwater pearl necklace, $775, and cultured freshwater strand with 18-karat gold toggle, $750, both by Iridesse, by special order; 866-294-5503.

Embroidered silk organza dropped-waist gown with peacock feathers, $12,540, and sash, $550, both by Monique Lhuillier at Kleinfeld; 24-carat diamond and natural pearl necklace by Fred Leighton, $315,000; bouquet of white dendrobium orchids and white ostrich feathers by Barbara's Flowers, $250.

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