These dresses complement and contrast one another in the best ways.

This story first appeared in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of Columbus Weddings, published December 2019.

We all know that opposites often attract. Salty and sweet are a match made in heaven; a small-town girl living in a lonely world falls for a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit. Such contrary pairings inspired the gown selections that we made with Heather DiMasi and Tori Mastropole of White of Dublin. We chose pairs of gowns that were regal, feminine, elegant, romantic and bohemian—but within each pair are two gowns that couldn’t be more different.

Click through the photos below to see each of the pairs as they appeared in the magazine, plus extra images from each look.

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PHOTOS: Tim Johnson

GOWNS: White of Dublin

ACCESSORIES: Worthington Jewelers and White of Dublin

HAIR: Skye Menninger, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin

MAKEUP: Marnie Morley, PENZONE Salon + Spa Short North

MODEL: Rachael Johnson, Sigal Models

VENUE: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

FLOWERS: Ampersand Flowers & Events