From the outdoor garden of the North Side's Mattress Factory emerge the season's most artful bridal headpieces. Revealed are a cathedral mantilla of decorative lace to an oversized silk hat brimming with style.
The Modern Maven
Saison Blanche designed this large-brimmed silk hat ($400) with white feather for the fashion-forward bride, from One Enchanted Evening.
Trimmed in white-silk ribbon and adorned with Swarovski crystals, this fingertip veil ($950) and white strapless bias-pleated dress ($3,700) is by Tomasina.
So Very Retro
A bride who loves the past will welcome this delicate pillbox hat with netting ($175.99) by Erica Koesler and strapless ivory-tulle dress ($239.99) from MB Bride.
Separated into sections of panels, this bouffant-style veil ($186), with porcelain floral comb adds the finishing touch to this light ivory-silk and tulle dress ($1,300), both from Lace and Promises.
- Lace & Promises Inc., 1801 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair; 412/833-5113, laceandpromises.net.
- MB Bride & Special Occasion, 123 Urania Ave., Greensburg; 724/836-6626, 724/836-8822, mbbride.com.
- One Enchanted Evening, 11269 Perry Highway, Wexford; 724/934-4330, oneenchantedevening.biz.
- Tomasina, 615 Washington Road, Mount Lebanon; 412/563-7788, tomasina.com.
Model provided by The Docherty Agency, downtown; 412/765-1400, dochertyagency.com. Hair and makeup by Amber Altany. Shot on location at the Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side; 412/231-3169, mattress.org.