You spend a lot of your wedding facing away from your guests. (Hello, ceremony!) Shouldn't the back of your dress be as gorgeous as the front?

Open-Back Wedding Dress: Claire Pettibone

Ivory lace, beaded gown with blush silk lining and ribbons, $8,750, by Claire Pettibone

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Photo: Steve Eichner

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