High slits, plunging necklines, a bare back—who says weddings need to be prim and proper? Sexy sophistication has made its way down the aisle.

A front slit adds drama to a traditional gown, especially when it exposes layers of silk gazar fabric and Chantilly lace.

Dress, $4,900, Ines Di Santo. Earrings, Nancy Ciccone. Shoes, Stuart Weitzman.