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.


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}


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


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


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


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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