Vintage bride: looks from Dornink
Vintage: Calling all Audrey fans. This lacy, three-piece dress is all about class. Tulle gives it a dreamy shape while gold lace adds an elegant finish. Ditch the traditional veil for an eye-popping hairpin.
Shop the shoot
Dress: Dornink, $2200
Bracelet: Dornink, $27
Hair pin: Dornink, $96
Shoes: Ivanka Trump, Von Maur, $135
Bouquet: Boesen, $79
Meet the Maker
Dress designer & Dornink co-owner, 36, Des Moines
Design background: Grew up in the business.
Inspiration for making gowns: I have always loved fancy dresses.
Three things your wedding day getup needs to be or have:
1. A dress that makes you smile and light up inside when you put it on. You should feel like a million bucks.
2. Show an unexpected side of you. This is a chance to be something you always wanted but thought you couldn’t.
3. Fit well.
Why shop Dornink: You will get a dress that is custom designed exactly as you want it and it will never be like anyone else, as it is made just for you.
Have you always been in the East Village: Yes, we were a cottage industry business before we moved to our current location. We have been here for 8 years and are loving the EV.