Model in Quill Wedding Dress Moonlight Reverie Collection designed by Claire Pettibone

Dreams under the Magic of a Moonlight Reverie

"Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!"
William Butler Yeats

Inspired by all things Magical the Moonlight Reverie Collection

Faeries have a hold on me, and they always have. These ethereal creatures are beautiful and a bit mischievous. Lovers of nature, they somehow exist both in this world and in another realm, and sometimes we are lucky to feel their presence. When I was a little girl, we lived in a rural valley in upstate New York. Our house sat on a hill, and behind it, the land was lush with wild raspberries, a small creek, and a mystical forest. My mom would send me out to pick berries for a pie, and of course I ate more than ended up in my basket! I would come home berry-stained and happy, and she would add some rhubarb which also grew wild, for a delicious homemade pie. I would sit by the creek, imagining that mermaids and fairies lived there, and I would spend hours making fairy dresses from flowers and leaves and building tiny hideaways for them amidst the mossy forest. Meadowsweet Design Elegant bride wearing a long-sleeve wedding dress with intricate lace details and a flowing skirt, showcasing the timeless elegance of Claire Pettibone's design. Bride in a fitted lace wedding dress with a mermaid silhouette, posing by a blooming cherry blossom tree. Bride in a fitted wedding gown with intricate lace details, posing in a modern cityscape. Bride in a lace wedding gown with a a-line silhouette, posing in front lush green field Wedding  Vow Books Designed by Claire Pettibone Model in Meadowsweet lace wedding gown with a fitted bodice and flowing skirt, standing in a forest clearing

Meadowsweet is Delicate Floral Elegance

In my career as a wedding dress designer I've found a way to channel my love for fairies into creating ethereal wedding gowns. For this collection, I let my fairy fantasies run wild, and dreamt up some gorgeous dresses for my brides. The Meadowsweet gown is the epitome of a garden fairy. A touch of ivory and pale gold lace adorns the softly structured bodice of this graceful A-line wedding dress featuring colorful floral embroidery with rosy pink, sage green, and buttercup yellow and ivory wildflowers blooming on the sheer long sleeves and the flowing full skirt. If you’ve ever dreamed of running free in a meadow filled with blossoms and butterflies, this gown is for you! Of course I just had to design a pair of Butterfly and Twig vow books to go along with the outdoor garden theme, which you can find on our sister website Lace bodice of the Thistledown wedding dress strapless with a sweetheart neckline Wedding Vow books designd by Claire Pettibone Love Birds Bride in a lace wedding dress with flowing ribbons, standing in a garden under a large tree. Bride wearing a lace wedding gown with intricate floral details and a flowing A-line silhouette, standing in a garden with a colorful bouquet of flowers in the background. Primavera Hair accessories including a delicate lace veil and pearl earrings, placed elegantly on a rustic wooden table.

The Whimsical and Dazzling Thistledown

Wildflowers bloom, and ribbons float on the wind – our Thistledown dress brings nature’s beauty to the bride. A plunging neckline, sheer waist and back are all edged with the most delicate Guipure lace trim, and effervescent shimmer ribbon streamers drape from the shoulders to create a whimsical and magical effect. The same embroidery pattern as Meadowsweet, both dresses are available in ivory with just a whisper of pale blue and green, or the colorful pink and sage version. Our Sky and Love Birds vow books add a romantic touch to your vows, and the Primavera hairpiece in collaboration with Erin Rhyne is a perfect adornment for your tousled tresses.
Claire Pettibone wedding gown Fujiblossom with exquisite colorful floral embroidery, highlighting the detailed craftsmanship and vibrant design. Colorful embroidered fabric detail on long sleeve of Fujiblossom, designed by Claire Pettibone, standing outdoors under a large tree with arms raised. Bride wearing a strapless wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and a fitted bodice, standing in front of a floral archway in a garden setting. Bride in a lace wedding dress with a trumpet silhouette, standing in a meadow with wildflowers. Forget Me Not Hair vine bridal accessorie by Erin Rhyne for Claire Pettibone Bride in a wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline and tulle skirt, surrounded by blooming flowers. Bride posing elegantly in a garden, wearing a gown with delicate lace sleeves and a fitted silhouette.

Let your colorful wedding dress dreams run wild with Fujiblossom

A recurring refrain we hear from our brides to express the mood for their dream wedding often includes “forest fairy vibes”. Well, my fellow fae, this collection is for you…and Fujiblossom is one of my personal favorites. Dripping with wisteria blossoms and petals, this fit-to-flare strapless sheath is an unforgettable dream! Fujiblossom is made of Lilac and Sage embroidery on sheer nude tulle. The bodice is softly structured, and the skirt has a graceful and very flattering silhouette flowing to a petal-strewn train. Shown with our fingerless Petal Gloves, this gown is both floral and modernly chic. Shown sheer, the gown can also be fully lined. Pair it with our Forget me Not floral hair vine, and you're ready to enchant your partner and all of your guests. Lunaria Black Silk wedding dress with a dramatic veil flowing in the wind, fashionable and elegant Claire Pettibone's design. Wedding Vow books designd by Claire Pettibone Still Life Hold Lunaria Wedding Dress with Black Veil over eyes Bride in Lunaria floral embroidered wedding dress with black silk Still Life Love Wedding Vow Book The Lunaria colorful embroidered wedding dress with flowing fabric and lace accents, standing in a field of tall grass.

Wearing Moonlit Magic with Lunaria

Some fairies are known to be a bit mischievous, unpredictable, and maybe a little dramatic, so a black wedding dress is the perfect choice for those mysterious pixies. Imagine a shimmering golden meadow in bloom under a full moon and you have Lunaria. This softly structured bodice has sheer insets and leads to a fit-to-flare silhouette embroidered with stunning 3-D flowers and draped pearls. Muted colors of mauve, sage, champagne and shimmering gold are intertwined in a graceful floral motif. Shown here lined in black silk, this dress is also available lined in Pearl silk, or any of our silk lining color options. The Still Life vow books make a dramatic and stunning pairing for your dark academia or moonlight floral wedding. Paired with the Crescent black tulle veil draped in a cascading cage veil style with floral appliques and draped pearls adorning the sides, this wedding ensemble is pure magic.
Model in Everglade Wedding Dress and Bolere Lace and Embroidered Model in Everglade Wedding Dress and Bolere Lace and Embroidered Everglade lace mini wedding dress with a fitted bodice and flowing skirt, posing on a rustic wooden bridge. Sleeve detail of the Everglade wedding dress

Everglade is Queen of the Enchanted Forest

Truly a work of art, the Everglade gown features an elaborate overskirt and a flirty mini. Ivory French Solstiss lace is embellished with pale green leaves and jeweled lilac flowers. Each leaf is made in various sizes and applied by hand. There are over 2,500 leaves and jeweled centered blossoms appliqued on this full skirt! The overskirt reveals the shimmering lace Everglade Mini Dress with subtle sequins and draped floral straps. Shown with the Everglade Bolero with leaf-embellished pouf long sleeves and a few crystals sprinkled in for magical effect – she’s a faerie dream come true!
Our signature Castle mural vow books are the perfect complement to have and hold while donning your Everglade gown. Wedding Vow books design by Claire Pettibone

See the full wedding vow book collection at for the love of Love

These gorgeous fairy-tale set of hardcover vow books elevate your most important promises to each other into an heirloom made to treasure long after your wedding day. Filled with blank pages waiting for your wedding vows, love notes, and should you feel so inspired, perhaps a sketch or a poem. A beautiful addition to your wedding flat lay photographs, your ceremony, and a keepsake to have and to hold. Everglade Bolero with the Quill lace A-line wedding dress with lace details, posing in a sunlit field. Quill wedding dress on Model Bride in forrest setting Lace and Embroidery detail of the Everglade bolero and Quill Wedding Dress Corset bodice and lace work of the Quill wedding Dress by Claire Pettibone The Quill glamorous mermaid style wedding dress with sequins and lace details

Write your own Wedding Story with the Quill Gown

A classic with a twist. Our strapless French Solstiss lace fit-to-flare sheath is a gorgeous timeless wedding gown. Add a gradient silk underneath, and Quill becomes unforgettable. The scalloped hem and long train are lined with crinoline to give the light-as-air dress just a bit of drama, and the sheer, button back with softly structured bodice enhances your silhouette. Shown with the Everglade long sleeve bolero, Quill is giving all the forest fairy vibes! Shown here in Ivory lace lined with Lilac/Ivory ombre, the gown is available in a variety of gradient color linings: Rose, Peach, Sage, Blue – and also available in any of our solid silk color options so that you can make this dress truly your own.
Floral embroidery detail off the shoulder of a bride Bride in a tulle wedding dress with a fitted bodice and full skirt, twirling in a garden with roses. Bride in a boho-chic wedding dress with flowing sleeves and lace details, standing in a desert landscape. Bride in a satin wedding gown with a sleek silhouette, standing in an elegant ballroom. Model wearing a silver lace mini party dress Mist designed by Claire Pettibone

Glimmer & Mist Ready for the Faerie Garden Party

The Silver lace low back Mist mini dress with scalloped French lace hi-lo hem and guipure lace straps makes the perfect after-party dress! Shown with the Glimmer Tunic and Glimmer Gloves, these pieces are made for the modern faerie bride. Draped crystal tulle flutter sleeves and ruched fingerless gloves are scattered with clear and AB iridescent crystals – let the faerie magic begin! Bride in a Willowynn wedding dress with lace details and a full skirt tulle cape sleeves Bride in a lace wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and flowing skirt, standing under an arch of greenery and flowers. Bride in a strapless wedding dress with a fitted bodice and flowing skirt, posing under a floral moon wedding floal design Bride in a romantic wedding gown with lace details and a tulle skirt, standing in a garden with a fountain. Close-up of a willowwynn wedding gown's back detail showing floral embroidery, with a bridal accessory placed delicately.

Willowynn Enchanted Gossamer Wings

White wisteria represents purity and new beginnings – what could be more perfect for a wedding dress? The Willowyn gown features delicate blossoms embroidered on tulle with pale green vines in an A-line silhouette. A softly plunging neckline, defined waist, and illusion back details are feminine yet refined. Shown with our detachable crystal Dragonfly Wings, the look is pure Faerie Queen.
Model in Wisteria floral embroidered colorful wedding dress Look Book Wisteria floral wedding dress with embroidery details Bride in a vintage-inspired wedding gown with a high neckline and long sleeves, posing in tree Colorful Wisteria floral wedding dress back embroidery details Wisteria wedding dress designed by Claire Pettibone in a romantic wedding gown with lace details and a tulle skirt.

Wisteria Beautiful and Mysterious

And last, one of my favorite flowers, the Wisteria. These graceful flowers bloom along sage green vines in this exclusive embroidery. Draped along the shoulder and dripping down the intricately cascading skirt, the Wisteria gown is a one-of-a-kind work of art. The batteau neckline leads to a gentle fit-to-flare A-line skirt, and the sheer illusion back becomes a floral tattoo. What a gorgeous choice for a garden fairy!

View the full Collection and find your Magic under the Moonlight!

Collection: Moonlight Reverie designed by Claire Pettibone
Garden Photography: Lucy Munoz
Beauty: Page Beauty
Wedding Florals: Leta Verbena
Studio Photography: Jeremy Chou
Studio Beauty: @reelstyle_beauty

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