The fashionable return of the beloved ball gown.
Strapless ballgown of silk organza with a draped bodice and sweetheart neckline highlighting a dramatic circle skirt with organza petals, $9,400 by Romona Keveza; romonakeveza.com, 212.273.1113. Ribbon headband embellished with Swarovski crystals, $705 by Maria Elena Headpieces; mariaelenaheadpieces.com, 305.717.3404.
Strapless, multi-tiered gown with corset and hand-embroidered Chantilly lace finely draped over tulle, $9,800 by Atelier Aimée; atelieraimee.it, 212.421.6100. Cathedral veil, $600 by Reem Acra; The Reem Acra Boutique, 212.308.8760.
Strapless ballgown with floating layers of Chantilly lace appliqués and swirling, pleated-organza skirt with black grosgrain belt at waist, $9,600 by Vera Wang; verawangonweddings.com, 212.628.3400.
Pleated, full A-line gown in silk satin with corset, seamed bodice, and an illusion neckline yoke adorned with crystal appliqués, $4,350 by Priscilla of Boston; priscillaofboston.com, 800.970.9205.
English net ballgown with embroidered skirt and sequin-tulle underlay accented with a ribbon belt at natural waist with vintage pearl detail, $3,641 by Lazaro; jlmcouture.com, 800.924.6475. Barrette detailed with Swarovski crystals, $390 by Maria Elena Headpieces; mariaelenaheadpieces.com, 305.717.3404.
Silk taffeta ballgown with rouched bodice, ruffled halter neckline, and soft gathered skirt, $4,100 by Amsale; amsale.com, 800.765.0170. Sheer, braided hatinator with feathers and accents of cubic zirconia, $480 by Cheryl King Couture; cherylkingcouture.com, 919.365.4462.
Satin gown with strapless bustier and tiered skirt of tulle, $ 5,500 by Reem Acra; reemacra.com, 212.308.8760. Hairpin with wired-pearl flower and feather wisps, $285 by Cheryl King Couture; cherylkingcouture.com, 919.365.4462.
Satin gown with sweetheart bodice and beaded-lace cummerbund over a full pleated skirt with chapel-length train trimmed with beaded Alençon lace, $4,900 by Judd Waddell; juddwaddell.com, 212.768.0008. Oblong scarf in silk chiffon, $108 by Elizabeth Gillett; elizabethgillett.com, 888.273.4773. Five-strand crystal headband, $68 by Deepa Gurnani; Bergdorf Goodman, 212.753.7300.
Multi-tiered A-line gown of double-faced satin and organza with asymmetrical flouncing on the skirt and abstract flower detail at the hip, $6,380 by Junko Yoshioka; junkoyoshioka.com, 212.206.9302. Ballet flats with crystal flower detail, $160 by Pour La Victoire; zappos.com, 800.927.7671.