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