Prop Stylist: Wendy Schelah for Halley Resources

Call it built-in bling: Sparkling embellishments—rhinestones! crystals!—transform even the simplest silhouette into a wedding-worthy treasure

Hot rocks in the shape of a halter trick out a chiffon sheath with layered bows.

Gown, $6,600, Pnina Tornai, Kleinfeld Bridal

Photo: Robert Mitra