Caught Our Eye:
Jenny Packham's Beaded Gown

Wedding Dresses

Photos: Caught the Light/Conde Nast Digital Studio

When we saw this green, beaded reception gown on English bride Philippa featured on 100 Layer Cake, we thought two things: 1) My, she looks gorgeous; and 2) My, that dress seems familiar. After a little digging through our Wedding Dresses Gallery, we found out why: Philippa's gown is a design from Jenny Packham's Fall 2009 collection, beautifully reinterpreted with a muted ombre underlayer and iridescent green sequins. The transformation from wedding gown to formal evening look is a perfect example of why (and how) bridal style should reflect a woman's personal style. Truly, Philippa could have worn her reception dress during the ceremony and we wouldn't have batted a lash. Perfection, we say, perfection. —Phillip B. Crook

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