Wedding Dress of the Day:

Wedding Dresses

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Two tiers, one shoulder, lace overlay, bejeweled waist, illusion neckline—yes, that sounds like a lot to cram into one gown, but this look from the Christos Fall 2012 collection shows us that it can be done, and done well. Fit for an afternoon garden wedding (or an upscale rustic reception if you're not a garden gal), the dress combines some of the season's top trends to offer brides a look that's both timeless and of the moment. Because you don't want to look back on your wedding gown the same way you reminisce about mall bangs and stirrup pants. (Shiver.)

Browse more Christos gowns in our Wedding Dresses gallery, and visit our local vendor listings to find a bridal salon near you.

—Phillip B. Crook

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