Be on the lookout for flowing empire dresses, sheaths that shimmer like the sea, and jeweled details that leave a glittering spray in their wake.

Tie the knot in Carolina Herrera's silk-jacquard column with a jaunty bow and a crystal-embroidered waistline.

Gown, $4,990, Carolina Herrera; 212-249-6552. Earrings, Emitations. Ring, A.Jaffe.

Beauty Note: For a scent as crisp as the coastal air, try Ralph Lauren Romance eau de parfum spray.

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