We're on the last lap of summer out here in California where Beach Wedding season can go from early March and as late as November if its a good year. Whether you re planning a destination wedding in the tropics or coast wedding in California, Mexico or somewhere else exotic, check out these beach-worthy gowns and accessories. Chanel on the beach? Who'da thought?

In one of my very favorite fabrics, point d'esprit
this halter gown by Amsale has the halter neckline so synonymous with beach wear and summer chic.

Angel Sanchez
White silk satin and organza tulle gown with whisper gray lining, taffeta ribbon and crystal embroidery.

Angel Sanchez

echo design

iridescent head wrap/scarf by echo design. Jewelry by Stephen Dweck.

Gold silk satin and beaded lace gown by Youlin.

Helen Kaminski
Raffia braided clutch with hand-cut glass crystals.
Anne Barge

A beautiful opalescent strapless chiffon with gathered skirt. Pink and silver striped chiffon wrap by

Eric Javits

The white picture hat--a classic; this one by Eric Javits donning a thin gold chain. Great for keeping the sun off. The earrings are gold mother of pearl and blue topaz by Simon Alcantara .

Sposa by St. Pucchi
White pleated silk organza halter gown with dropped waist, Alençon bodice and court train

j. Mendel

J. Mendel
Tri-tone white, nude and blush hand-draped silk mousseline gown with pleated tulle skirt.