India
In a country of haunting beauty, no region is more dazzling than Rajasthan. The maharajas' legendary riches are recalled in gleaming red bridal attire—flowing skirts called lehengas, matching veils shot with gold threads, and glittering tikki worn over the hair. The embellishment extends to the hands and feet, covered with henna designs, while bindi gems decorate the forehead and eyes, outlined with kohl. Veil, New Koh-I-Noor Boutique, 718-505-2559. Jewelry, Chahat Fashions, 718-335-1295.

Elements of the look: For a smoky style that will turn heads, wear Powerpoint Eye Pencil in Engraved, $13, and Liquid Liner in Boot Black, $15, both from M.A.C., maccosmetics.com

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