Proposals: Sheer Sophistication

Paris, New York…Salt Lake?

Hot, hip, haute. If you think Utah isn’t on the cutting edge when it comes to high-end wedding fashion, think again. Now more than ever, Utah brides have a plethora of local, high-style options—from seasoned boutiques to up-and-comers like Bitsy Bridal.

Akin to big-city couture houses, Bitsy’s showroom boasts natural light and industrial warehouse decor. But the metropolis influence doesn’t end there. Owner Pam Hlaing showcases fresh looks straight from the runway. Her current faves? Hlaing reveals the hottest trends from Paris and New York—all available in the Beehive State.

Sheer-lace side panels plus gathered pleats whittle the waistline. Bonus: Soft tulle rarely wrinkles.

Christos soft tulle ball gown with silk chiffon and sheer lace panel bodice, $3,200


Can’t decide between a lace or tulle gown? Have your cake and eat it, too.

Tara Keely by Lazaro two-tone lace and tulle ball gown with corset bodice, horsehair trim full skirt and chapel train, $2,780

Look flawless and be comfortable in lightweight, no-wrinkle crêpe.

Mikaella crêpe gown with jewel neckline, cap sleeves, keyhole inserts in guipure lace with a fit-and-flare crêpe skirt, $2,090

Street-style is all about flirty off-the-shoulder looks. Did we mention this beauty has pockets?

Aire Barcelona by Rosa Clara silk gazar ball gown, $2,000

The updated choker is all the rage.

ABOVE, L to R: Chain link necklace with diamond pendant, $22,550; Necklace with diamond disc clasp and diamond pendant, $6,400; Gold collar, $8,900, Platinum and diamond necklace, $36,500; O.C. Tanner Jewelers, SLC

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