The future in proms and pageants

New York International Bridal Week at Pier 94 in New York City is ostensibly about bridal looks. But many vendors presented a variety of gowns worthy of proms or local beauty pageants. Here are a few samples of the gowns designers were premiering at the industry event.

PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Lucci Liu by Lucci presented this gown to buyers visiting New York International Bridal Week on Oct. 12.

Lucci Liu by Lucci presented this gown to buyers visiting New York International Bridal Week on Oct. 12.

Two gowns from MacDuggal being shown at New York International Bridal Week on Oct. 12.

Two gowns from MacDuggal being shown at New York International Bridal Week on Oct. 12.

Milano Formals presented this dress for New York International Bridal Week, which previewed the spring 2015 designs.

Milano Formals presented this dress for New York International Bridal Week, which previewed the spring 2015 designs.

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A gown from Terani at New York International Bridal Week at Pier 94 on Oct. 12.

A gown from Terani at New York International Bridal Week at Pier 94 on Oct. 12.