Reminiscent of Degas

These romantic pastel confections are reminiscent of  Degas’ splendid ballerinas. Vera Wang cited Degas as the inspiration for her last collection and so the trend continues.

{POWER TULLE}

Nude organza-and-tulle mermaid gown with Chantilly-lace appliqué and an organza eyelash flange skirt, $11,900, Vera Wang; 212-628-3400


{Nude-over-purple silk-tulle draped gown with a corset bodice and full skirt, $8,500, Samuelle Couture; Gold D’Orsay sandals, $128, Ann Taylor}

{FIRST DANCE}

Blush silk-mousseline tiered gown with an embellished bodice and a sweep train, $2,900, Watters Brides; Pink python shoes with mother-of-pearl heels, $1,950, Ralph Lauren Collection; Emerald silk-chiffon and tulle mermaid gown with a ruched drop-waist bodice and ruffled skirt, $2,145, Enzoani; Pink-and-gray silk-tulle ball gown with a pink ribbon waist detail, $7,990, Carolina Herrera, 212-249-6552

{SWAN SONG}

Tea rose silk-chiffon beaded sheath with tulle flutter sleeves, $6,200, Rivini; Cocoa-blush-to-ivory ombré silk-shantung modified a-line gown with silk-organza flowers, $22,500, Tara LaTour

Sorbet tulle ball gown with an embellished drop-waist bodice and a chapel train, $7,400, Lazaro

{GET RUFFLED}

Ice blue mousseline v-neck gown with raw-edge layered detail and cross-hatch embroidery, $6,450, J. Mendel

Light pink silk-cotton mermaid gown with spaghetti straps and cascading ruffle detail, $6,380, Angel Sanchez

{LADIES IN WAITING}

Shell crystal-embellished fit-and-flare-gown with a tulle and silk-organza petal skirt, $8,800, Liancarlo; Glacier taffeta mermaid gown with an organza tiered skirt, a beaded empire waist, and a chapel train, $999, Alfred Angelo; Soft blush mermaid gown with a hand-pleated organza bodice and tulle ruffle skirt, $3,100, Dennis Basso for Kleinfeld

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