Cover Look

Fashion: Mikaella's white organza mermaid dress has a sweetheart neckline, a pleated bodice with a flower-embellished ribbon, and a ruffled skirt with a sweep train; $1,750, Veil, Diamond-and-platinum earrings, Topaz-and-diamond necklace,
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Flowers: Bouquet of peonies, roses, and hydrangeas, Zezé Flowers.
Makeup: All makeup by Dior. Diorskin Airflash spray foundation #200, Diorblush in Pink in Love #889, Dior 5-Couleurs eye shadow in Incognito #30, and Dior Addict lipstick in Pink Chérie #368.
Hairstylist: Tyler Laswell at Judy Casey for Tresemmé.
makeup artist Elaine Madelon for Nars Cosmetics
Photographed by Naomi Kaltman

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