Katherine Basse Farmer, Duchess of Symbolic Artistry: The rich colors and figures of charming Indian folk art are seen on this gown embroidered in gold with pink Austrian stones and violet beading. The train’s sun, moon, plants, birds, flowers and fish are adorned with sequins, rhinestones and scalloped gold rope trim. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Stephen Farmer.

Katherine Basse Farmer, Duchess of Symbolic Artistry: The rich colors and figures of charming Indian folk art are seen on this gown embroidered in gold with pink Austrian stones and violet beading. The train’s sun, moon, plants, birds, flowers and fish are adorned with sequins, rhinestones and scalloped gold rope trim. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Stephen Farmer.

Juliana Nixon Wilson, Duchess of Ancient Azure Waters: The gold Grecian gown of pleated metallic organza is covered in gold bugle beads and rows of crystals. The blue train, made of pleated metallic lamé, has curling waves, olive leaves and Grecian columns, all covered with turquoise cut beads, gold bullions and rhinestone chain. She is the daughter of Ms. Juliana Nixon Wilson. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Juliana Nixon Wilson, Duchess of Ancient Azure Waters: The gold Grecian gown of pleated metallic organza is covered in gold bugle beads and rows of crystals. The blue train, made of pleated metallic lamé, has curling waves, olive leaves and Grecian columns, all covered with turquoise cut beads, gold bullions and rhinestone chain. She is the daughter of Ms. Juliana Nixon Wilson. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Courtney Baker Bonner, Duchess of Iridescent Indian Empire

Order of the Alamo Coronation 2011

Courtney Baker Bonner, Duchess of Iridescent Indian Empire

Lacey Marguerite Thurmond, Duchess of Delicate Winged Beauty: This gown and train are covered with clear sequins and rhinestones. A gold sequined bird cage outlined with a rhinestone chain is appliquéd to the gown and train, the latter featuring Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta ships. She is the daughter of Ms. Lisa Rogers Thurmond and Mr. Jimmie Victor Thurmond III. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Lacey Marguerite Thurmond, Duchess of Delicate Winged Beauty: This gown and train are covered with clear sequins and rhinestones. A gold sequined bird cage outlined with a rhinestone chain is appliquéd to the gown and train, the latter featuring Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta ships. She is the daughter of Ms. Lisa Rogers Thurmond and Mr. Jimmie Victor Thurmond III. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Ashley Helen Canty, Duchess of Exuberant Celebrations: This ensemble celebrates the festivals of the Bahamas. The gown’s bodice is beaded in orange, pink and turquoise sequins; the skirt in iridescent bugle beads. The train has more than 200 triangles jeweled in Austrian crystals sewn in circular designs to look like pinwheels. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Canty.

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Ashley Helen Canty, Duchess of Exuberant Celebrations: This ensemble celebrates the festivals of the Bahamas. The gown’s bodice is beaded in orange, pink and turquoise sequins; the skirt in iridescent bugle beads. The train has more than 200 triangles jeweled in Austrian crystals sewn in circular designs to look like pinwheels. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Canty.

Elizabeth Lea Rasmussen, Duchess of Legendary Cosmic Jewels

Court of the Wondrous Metropolis

Elizabeth Lea Rasmussen, Duchess of Legendary Cosmic Jewels

Elizabeth Dodge Boldrick, Duchess of Nature’s Brilliance: This snakeskin-print jacquard gown, adorned with faceted beads, is a tribute to the Galapagos Islands’ flora and fauna. The train’s standouts are sequined hibiscus flowers, jeweled butterflies and an iguana made of sequins, seed beads and crystal-encrusted scales. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Boldrick.

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Elizabeth Dodge Boldrick, Duchess of Nature’s Brilliance: This snakeskin-print jacquard gown, adorned with faceted beads, is a tribute to the Galapagos Islands’ flora and fauna. The train’s standouts are sequined hibiscus flowers, jeweled butterflies and an iguana made of sequins, seed beads and crystal-encrusted scales. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Paul Boldrick.

Madlyn Margaret Constant, Duchess of Tropical Glamour: This glittering gown is embellished with blue and aqua sequins to suggest water. The train’s palm trees are adorned with green and chartreuse bugle beads. And the flamingos are shaped with rhinestone chains, pink sequins, gold seed beads and hot pink feathers. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Field Constant. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Madlyn Margaret Constant, Duchess of Tropical Glamour: This glittering gown is embellished with blue and aqua sequins to suggest water. The train’s palm trees are adorned with green and chartreuse bugle beads. And the flamingos are shaped with rhinestone chains, pink sequins, gold seed beads and hot pink feathers. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Field Constant. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Allison Timberlake Biedenharn, Duchess of Tahitian Treasures: Parrots, tropical mountains and clear streams are seen in this gown and train depicting Tahiti. The gown features a collar of jeweled sea bird symbols beaded with Indian pink crystals. The train’s parrots are beaded in green bugle beads and chartreuse twisted bugle beads. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tucker Biedenharn. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Allison Timberlake Biedenharn, Duchess of Tahitian Treasures: Parrots, tropical mountains and clear streams are seen in this gown and train depicting Tahiti. The gown features a collar of jeweled sea bird symbols beaded with Indian pink crystals. The train’s parrots are beaded in green bugle beads and chartreuse twisted bugle beads. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tucker Biedenharn. Photo: Courtesy Gary Stanko, Billo Smith Photography

Jennifer Laurence Orr, Duchess of Whimsical Kites: Kites flown on Good Friday in Bermuda are represented on this lavender satin train and gown, the latter bordered with stripes set off by crystal rhinestone chain. The kite on the bodice is repeated on the train using hexagonal patterns covered with beads and crystal jewels. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins Orr Jr.

Fiesta Coronation’s jaw-dropping dresses and trains

Jennifer Laurence Orr, Duchess of Whimsical Kites: Kites flown on Good Friday in Bermuda are represented on this lavender satin train and gown, the latter bordered with stripes set off by crystal rhinestone chain. The kite on the bodice is repeated on the train using hexagonal patterns covered with beads and crystal jewels. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins Orr Jr.

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