Inspired by marriage in 15th- and 16th- century Italy, we reinvent the Renaissance bride

Like the pastel brocades worn by wealthy Florentine women, this blue silk-taffeta ball gown would punch up any piazza. The structured torso of the single-sleeved dress is embellished with lace and jeweled bands; volume is provided by a silver lace underskirt; Platinum for Priscilla of Boston. Rings, R.J. Graziano, 212-685-1248.

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