These gowns are nothing short of stunning, with intricate details, luxurious fabrics, and impeccable tailoring. From timeless classics to bold and daring designs, these dresses have set the bar high for future brides. It’s no wonder that these iconic dresses are still talked about and admired years after the weddings took place.
Supermodel Gisele Bündchen and NFL quarterback Tom Brady tied the knot in a secret ceremony on February 26, 2009, in Santa Monica, California. The couple had been dating for two years and wanted to keep their wedding intimate, so they planned the whole thing in just ten days.
Despite having a strong marriage for the good part of a decade, the power couple is still going strong, with two children, the couple ultimately decided to go their separate ways. In October, 2022, Gisele and Tom finalized their divorce after 13 years of marriage, explaining that they grew apart over the years and wanted different things.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's wedding was a highly-anticipated event, and they didn't disappoint with their unique and personal touches. The couple exchanged their vows in an intimate ceremony at their French estate, Chateau Miraval, with only 22 guests in attendance.
Angelina's dress was a standout element of the wedding. Designed by Luigi Massi of Atelier Versace, the gown featured a simple and elegant silhouette with a fitted bodice and flowing skirt. But the real showstopper was the veil, which was adorned with colorful drawings made by the couple's six children. It was a beautiful tribute to their family and a reminder of the love and joy they share with their children.
Kate Middleton's royal wedding at London's Westminster Abbey was the epitome of regality back in 2011. Nearly 2.5 billion people watched from the comfort of their homes as Prince William of Wales, wed his longtime love, Kate Middleton in a gorgeous Alexander McQueen dress. It was a truly stunning sight for everyone involved.
The couple first met as young students while in University, and the subsequent media excitement definitely made their relationship more challenging. But their love prevailed and as we now know they had a beautiful wedding at Westminister Abbey. And we also now know that they are the next in line for the throne.
Miranda Kerr wore a beautiful Grace Kelly–worthy gown, custom-made by Dior Haute Couture. It was her second trip down the aisle as she had previously been married to Orlando Bloom. This time she married Evan Spiegel, the Snapchat Founder, and CEO. Now that can be an upgrade or a downgrade, depending on who you ask.
The bride looked classic in an opaque satin gown with strategically placed floral adornments. Kerr topped her ensemble with an elaborate headpiece and veil. The couple had a casual event at their home in Los Angeles in front of 45 of their closest friends and family.
From the first moment we saw Ashley Tisdale in the "High School Musical" movie, we knew she was someone to remember. The singer and actress married musician Christopher French at a private residence in Santa Barbara. She went for a classic, cap-sleeved gown with a tulle overskirt and paired it with an ornamental flower crown.
So it's only expected that for their wedding, Ashley had her High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens as one of her six bridesmaids! Her breathtaking bouquet featured an array of colors including coral, white, green, and a pop of lavender which matched the centerpieces at their outdoor reception.
When Ivanka Trump wed media mogul Jared Kushner in 2009, she wore an elegant wedding dress, The classic A-line dress, custom made by Vera Wang, featured three layers of Chantilly and Lyon lace, and short illusion sleeves. Along with a long veil and diamonds from her own jewelry collection, Ivanka added a touch of drama as she walked down the aisle.
The highlight of their wedding was the cake, of course, "It was 70 inches on the table with about 13 layers," Sylvia Weinstock, who baked the cake, said in an interview. And the couple went on a true rollercoaster ride when their respective father/father-in-law became the President of the United States.
It came as not even a little surprise when Sofia Vergara revealed that Zuhair Murad would be creating her wedding gown. The Colombian-born actress, Sofia Vergara rose to fame following her role in the sitcom "Modern Family".
Sofia had a fairytale wedding to Magic Mike beefcake Joe Manganiello. She wore 5 different dresses! The designer has collaborated with Sofia many times in the past, dressing her for the Emmys, Golden Globes, and Oscars, and her wedding gown, embellished with several pounds of sequins, pearls, and jewels, did not disappoint. The ceremony was held at the Breakers Palm Beach resort in Florida.
When talking about her wedding, 'The City' star Whitney Port announced, "We wrote our own wedding vows and had family members marry us, we didn't make a sit-down meal because we wanted something way more casual than that and wanted everyone to have little tastes of everything, including all of our favorite things like a bread bar!
We named cocktails after our nicknames for each other; we choose all the music by making a playlist for the two years we were engaged." Whitney collaborated with Ashi Studio to dream up her statement high-low wedding dress. And as you can see, her dress was the highlight of the show.
Lauren Conrad became a household name after her appearance on the reality TV show 'Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County' and its spin-off, 'The Hills.' In 2014, she tied the knot with William Tell, and the fashion icon opted for a simple yet elegant bridal look.
Her celebrity wedding gown was adorned with intricate details, including dazzling jewels, pearls, and delicate baby glass beads. To complete the look, she wore a long veil attached to a sparkling headpiece, adding extra sparkle to her ensemble. The bridal look became an instant sensation, and Conrad's fashion choices continue to inspire brides-to-be to this day.
Victoria Adams, famously known as Posh Spice, tied the knot with soccer superstar David Beckham in 1999, in a grand ceremony held at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland. The former member of the Spice Girls' wedding dress was as luxurious and sophisticated as we would expect, with an elegant champagne-colored Vera Wang gown.
The strapless bodice and full skirt of the dress were complemented by a 20-foot train, which added a touch of regal glamour to the ensemble. To complete the look, Victoria adorned herself with an 18-carat gold and diamond tiara, elevating her bridal appearance to a royal level. Naturally, Becks was impressed.
Reality TV personality Kim Kardashian made headlines when she tied the knot with rapper Kanye West, but before that, she was married to NBA player Kris Humphries. Despite their marriage only lasting for a brief 72 days, Kim's lavish wedding to Humphries was a spectacle to behold.
The ceremony reportedly cost around $10 million, with no expenses spared. Kim donned a stunning strapless ball gown for the occasion, which was paired with an exquisite diamond circlet. While the marriage didn't last, Kim's bridal look remains a favorite among fashion enthusiasts, who continue to draw inspiration from her iconic wedding style.
Kim Kardashian's third wedding, this time to rapper Kanye West, saw the reality TV star opt for a significantly different bridal look than her first. In contrast to the opulent ball gown she wore for her previous nuptials, Kim chose a more understated yet elegant dress for her wedding to West.
The gown was crafted from layers of delicate lace and fitted her figure to perfection. The dress was no less expensive, however, with a price tag of almost $400,000. Unfortunately, the marriage did not last, and Kim and Kanye eventually parted ways, which kickstarted a very unfortunate series of events in Ye's life.
Reality TV personality Audrina Patridge tied the knot with her long-term partner, Corey Bonahan, in a beautiful ceremony in Hawaii, just a few months after the birth of their daughter. For her big day, Patridge chose a stunning gown designed by an Australian designer.
The designer revealed that it was "just by luck" that they were able to take the dress to New York for Bridal Week and make some final adjustments during a fitting with Patridge. The reality star was reportedly thrilled with the final result, and the dress complemented the beautiful tropical backdrop of their Hawaiian wedding perfectly.
The world was captivated when actress Meghan Markle arrived at Windsor Castle, looking breathtaking in a custom-made Givenchy gown designed by Clare Waight Keller. The elegant white dress featured a simple, yet stunning silhouette that perfectly showcased Meghan's natural beauty.
The gown's graceful neckline and flowing lines were expertly crafted to allow Meghan's intricate lace-embroidered veil to be the centerpiece of the ensemble. The veil was an impressive 16ft long and featured hand-embroidered petals, highlighting Meghan's impeccable sense of style. The look was completed with Queen Mary's diamond bandeau crown, adding a touch of regal glamour to the already flawless ensemble.
Canadian actress Shanae Grimes made a bold fashion statement when she married her longtime beau, Josh Beech, in 2013. Shanae opted for an unconventional black wedding dress, designed by the renowned fashion designer Vera Wang. Many brides choose traditional white for their wedding attire.
But Shanae's unique choice proved to be a striking and memorable decision. The couple exchanged their vows in the charming surroundings of an English Tudor home, with their family and friends in attendance. Five years on, the couple is still going strong, proving that sometimes it pays off to break the rules and do things a little differently.
Allison Williams, the breakout star of the hit television series "Girls," tied the knot with her longtime partner Ricky Van Veen in a private ceremony at Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming. The beautiful bride opted for a stunning wedding dress designed by Peter Copping.
He was also the creative director of Oscar de la Renta at the time. Allison had one specific request for her gown - long sleeves to keep her warm, which was perfectly executed by Copping. The intricate lace and intricate detailing of the dress were a perfect fit for the actress, highlighting her classic and timeless sense of style.
Ashlee Simpson, the American singer and actress, tied the knot with Evan Ross in 2014 in a bohemian-style ceremony held at the home of Evan's mother, Diana Ross. The unconventional bride chose to break away from the traditional one-piece dress and instead opted for a daring crop top, bralette, and lace skirt ensemble.
The skirt featured a unique hemline that was shorter in the front and had a long train in the back. Ashlee completed her bridal look with a custom silk veil with delicate lace edges. After their first anniversary, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Jagger Snow Ross.
Nicky Hilton was radiant in this elegant white lace gown when she was set to wed James Rothschild back in 2015. It's been a few years since their big day but the couple is still going strong. But let's get to the more important topic at hand here - the wedding that the couple had on that big day!
Their wedding was held at The Orangery in Kensington Palace Gardens in London, England. Nicky donned this Valentino Haute Couture gown pictured above, which cost the socialite $77,000. Their vows were exchanged on the palace grounds in front of family and friends, including Chelsea Clinton, Naomi Campbell, and Vera Wang.
We knew this Victoria's Secret model could rock a gown, but she swept us away in her laced long-sleeve Reem Acra sheath and trailing veil. Arlenis married basketball player Donnie McGrath in 2015 in her home country of the Dominican Republic, where they had 150 guests attend as they say their vows.
The Dominican model shined in this Reem Acra dress, which fit her like a glove. The gown consisted of a lace top with a simple and elegant finish. The bride looked amazing as she walked down the aisle with her veil blowing behind her. And the couple never looked back.
Kaley Cuoco, known for her role in "The Big Bang Theory," got married for the second time in a Reem Acra gown cape. The actress previously tied the knot in a pink gown that did not work out. The stunning dress for her Southern California wedding to Karl Cook took 50 yards of pure silk chiffon and was embroidered by hand by ten seamstresses.
The dress featured intricate lace detailing and a flowing cape that made it one of the most beautiful dresses. Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook's wedding was filled with many romantic moments, and their wedding pictures went viral on social media.
Jamie Chung, the talented actress and former reality TV star, tied the knot with actor Bryan Greenberg in 2015, in a lavish three-day wedding celebration. To mark the special occasion, Jamie chose to wear not one but two stunning wedding gowns. For her photoshoot, she donned a gorgeous Jonathan Simkhair gown, which showcased her impeccable sense of style and fashion.
The couple's wedding celebrations kicked off with a fun-filled welcome dinner set amidst the woods, where guests were encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes. The event was a perfect blend of glamour, romance, and entertainment, making it a truly memorable experience for everyone who attended.
Jamie Chung looked absolutely breathtaking in her Monique Lhuillier wedding gown, which was the perfect choice for her special day. The gown featured a deep cleavage, a slit along her long legs, and was adorned with intricate lace details, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to her bridal look.
Jamie completed her enchanting look by wearing a traditional full-length tulle veil, which enhanced her natural beauty even further. The couple exchanged their vows in front of their family and friends at the picturesque El Capitan Canyon in Santa Barbara, California, which served as a stunning backdrop for their ceremony.
Although Pippa Middleton may not have married into the royal family, her wedding day was one to remember. Pippa and James Matthews tied the knot at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire, England, with Pippa looking stunning in her beautiful high-necked ivory gown.
The exquisite lace detailing on the dress added a touch of elegance to the already striking silhouette, making Pippa stand out from the crowd even more. It was a fairy-tale wedding, with guests including members of the royal family and A-list celebrities. Pippa's wedding was almost as big as her sister Kate's, and it was a day that she will cherish forever.
Snooki – also known as Nicole Polizzi – married her husband in front of 500 guests. She said about her special day, "I was so nervous, I had the worst jitters, and I just had to have a little drink. I was like, 'Where's my alcohol? I need my nerves to calm down."
She added, "But it was actually the best day of my life so far. I feel like renewing my vows next year just so I can have another wedding and relive that experience because it was so incredible." Fast forward a decade later, and the couple are still going strong.
The general public was absolutely thrilled when they saw Priyanka Chopra escorted down the aisle and tie the knot with Nick Jonas. They ended up merging the Christian-Indian backgrounds for their wedding in India, and the Quantico actress charmed us all with some incredible dresses during their weeklong festivities.
This dress was worn at their Hindu ceremony, with Priyanka wearing a lehenga, and the full ankle-length ensemble worn was designed by Sabyasachi Mukherji and sewn together with the help of over 100 workers. Apparently, her dress took over 3,000 hours to make. But it seems like it was worth every single second to make it.
It's not often that two stars from different vampire-themed film and TV franchises come together in real life, but that's exactly what happened with Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder. Both actors had prominent roles in the "Twilight" series and "The Vampire Diaries," respectively, and it seemed inevitable that they would eventually cross paths.
When they tied the knot, Nikki looked stunning in a boho-inspired gown by Claire Pettibone. The dress featured an open back, 3/4 length sleeves, a beautiful neckline, and a long train, with every piece contributing to the overall bohemian aesthetic. Their wedding was a beautiful way to celebrate their love.
In 2011, fashion icon Kate Moss married musician Jamie Hince in a glamorous 1920s-inspired wedding ceremony. The bride stunned in a John Galliano-designed bias-cut gown, featuring gold embroidery and delicate illusion sleeves, evoking the style and sophistication of the era.
Galliano drew inspiration from the iconic Zelda Fitzgerald, known for her impeccable style and exuberant personality. Kate completed her bridal look with a charming Juliet cap veil, paying homage to the Swinging 20s. While the wedding was a celebration of timeless elegance, Kate Moss and Jamie Hince's marriage ultimately didn't stand the test of time and they called it quits eventually.
Celine Dion's 1994 wedding to her beloved, late husband, Rene Angelil, was a grand affair held outside Montreal's Notre Dame Basilica. Their love story endured until Angelil's passing a few years ago, making their wedding all the more poignant.
Celine was a vision in a stunning gown designed by Mirella and Steve Gentile, featuring a 20-foot train that added an extra touch of grandeur to the occasion. The bride also wore a beautiful headpiece that contained 2,000 Austrian crystals, adding a touch of glamour to her already stunning look. Despite his passing, Celine Dion will always look back on this day fondly.
This may be one of the oldest dresses on our list, as it was over half a century ago since Priscilla married Elvis Presley. It's only befitting that the King of Rock 'n Roll took his partner all the way to Las Vegas and got married on May 1, 1967.
They held their ceremony at the Aladdin Hotel, which is where they recited their vows. As it turns out, Priscilla designed her own dress! Now isn't that impressive?! Her dress was made with silk chiffon and adorned in seed pearls. When you're marrying the King, you at least need to dress like a queen, right?
Portia de Rossi
Ellen DeGeneres married another woman she fell in love with that we all know, Portia de Rossi. They got married over a decade ago, and the talk show host wore a suit while Portia would wear a dress. Portia wore an open-back gown paired with a pink skirt.
Their wedding was held in an intimate ceremony at their Beverly Hills home. Zac Posen was the mastermind behind Portia's dress's design, which complements Portia's pink diamond engagement ring and was a massive hit with fans online. Despite Ellen's recent misfortunes, Portia has stuck with her through thick and thin ever since tying the knot.
The wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a highly anticipated event, with all eyes on the bride's custom A-line wedding dress. The royal enlisted the help of design duo Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos to create the stunning gown, which featured a purposely plunging V-back that highlighted a scar from her scoliosis surgery at age 12.
The dress was a true masterpiece, featuring a fitted bodice, full skirt, and intricate floral detailing, all of which perfectly captured the elegance and sophistication of the royal bride. The wedding was a joyous celebration of love and a testament to Princess Eugenie's courage and determination to overcome challenges in life.
Mariah Carey's wedding dress, designed by Vera Wang, was a tribute to the timeless elegance of Princess Diana's classic wedding gown. The dress featured a billowing skirt, off-the-shoulder puff sleeves, and a stunning 27-foot-long train that added an extra touch of drama to the occasion.
The singer also wore a bedazzled tiara and a 10-foot veil, completing her over-the-top look and cementing her status as a true diva. Despite her numerous relationships since her marriage to Tommy Mottola in 1993, including with Nick Cannon, Mariah's wedding dress remains an iconic piece of fashion history and living proof of her larger-than-life persona.
The bride, who's known for her incredible sense of style, kept her edge with a custom white and pink wedding gown by Dior during her wedding to Gavin Rossdale. The couple has since divorced, but her ex-husband says: "We had 20 years together and that in itself is pretty incredible."
Her gown was designed by John Galliano of Christian Dior and was made of silk faille with a white bodice that faded into a vibrant, hot-pink skirt and train. An embroidered lace veil finished her look, giving it a soft, romantic touch. Since then, Stefani has stepped into another bridal gown to tie the knot with Blake Shelton.
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt surprised their fans when they eloped to Mexico in 2008. As we would expect these two fame-hungry pop culture personalities had a second, televised wedding (which was shown on The Hills) in Pasadena just a few months later. Heidi wore an elaborate A-line dress embellished with jewels and feathery lace.
Heidi's former best friend and co-star, Lauren Conrad was also in attendance at the wedding amid speculation that she wouldn't come since she and Spencer didn't get along well. Since their glorious day, the couple have had two children and are living their best life together.
For Solange's big day she wore not one, but two caped wedding ensembles-including a jumpsuit! The singer joined in marriage with music video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans in 2014. Arriving at the ceremony by bicycle, she wore an ivory column-style gown with a cape that swept the floor.
She was adorned with gold Jill for Lady Grey bracelets and bright red lipstick. After the ceremony, Solange switched to a Stephane Rolland one-piece, which also boasted a cape, plus a daring neckline. Unfortunately, the two can only look back on the wedding day as a fading memory as they have since gone their separate ways.
Keira Knightley and James Righton chose a low-key wedding ceremony with just 11 guests in the South of France, proving that sometimes, simple is best. Later, more guests joined the wedding party at Keira's mum's home for the reception.
The actress kept her hair undone and accessorized with a dainty flower crown that perfectly complemented her natural beauty. To complete the effortless yet chic look, Keira opted for a ballerina style mini gown designed by Chanel, which she had worn previously on the red carpet. The actress proved that you don't need a grand wedding to have a memorable day.
Grace Kelly's wedding dress has stood the test of time as a true classic. Her wedding gown was designed by Helen Rose, and it featured a high-necked, long-sleeved bodice made of delicate Brussels lace, adorned with thousands of hand-sewn pearls. The silk taffeta skirt boasted a lengthy, elegant train, and Grace's look was completed with a round veil.
Her gown has inspired countless brides, including Kate Middleton. Grace's dress is so iconic that it is now exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where visitors can admire the intricate details up close. It remains one of the most recognizable and timeless celebrity wedding gowns to this day.
Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner's wedding was nothing short of elegant and intimate. The couple exchanged their vows in an upstate New York ceremony, which was attended by 80 guests. The bride wore a custom-made wedding gown by Christian Dior's Maria Grazia Chiuri.
The gown featured beautiful lace illusion sleeves, rouleaux buttons down the back, and a waisted belt with a chic bow. Karlie shared photos of her special day on her Instagram account, which she titled "Wild West Weekend." The stunning images showed the couple celebrating their nuptials with their loved ones, surrounded by the picturesque landscape of upstate New York.
Karlie Kloss, the American supermodel and entrepreneur, held a unique "cowboy wedding weekend" eight months after her traditional wedding ceremony. For the Wyoming-based celebration, Kloss chose a stunning dress that perfectly captured the essence of the event. The dress was an upgraded version of a traditional cowgirl gown.
It had an off-the-shoulder silhouette and layers of pure white fabric decorated with intricate lace and embroidery patterns. Kloss looked radiant and effortlessly beautiful in her dress, perfectly embodying the laid-back yet chic vibe of the weekend celebration. Her unique sense of style and fashion-forward approach to dressing have made her a beloved icon in the fashion industry and beyond.
Hailey Bieber had a total of three wedding dresses that she wore during her festivities. The model married mega pop star Justin Bieber in a small ceremony on September 30th, 2019 (they were officially married a year earlier but had the official ceremony in 2019).
Hailey’s long-sleeved off-the-shoulder dress was designed by Virgil Abloh and was her ceremony dress. She also wore two different dresses for her reception. One was a long, silky gown by Vera Wang while the other was also a long, silky gown (with a high neck and a very high side slit) by Ralph and Russo.
Actress Brittney Snow's wedding was a fashion extravaganza, with three stunning dresses worn for the rehearsal dinner, marriage ceremony, and reception. For the rehearsal dinner, Snow chose a daring dress by Boom Blush that featured a plunging neckline and sheer fabric.
The long sleeves of the gown were made of the same sheer material and were adorned with star appliques sewn in, creating a whimsical and romantic look. Snow's wedding dresses showcased her impeccable taste and unique sense of style, cementing her status as a fashion icon. Her wedding was a celebration of love and fashion, and it will undoubtedly serve as inspiration for brides-to-be for years to come.
Brittany's Second Wedding Dress
Brittany Snow's wedding was a stylish affair, with two stunning dresses worn for the ceremony and reception. For the ceremony, Snow wore an elegant dress designed by Jonathan Simkhai, featuring intricate lace detailing and an open-back design that exuded sophistication and romance.
Her hair was simply pulled back, with a delicate flower accent adding a touch of whimsy to the overall look. Snow's husband also looked dapper in his suit, proving that the couple had an eye for fashion and style. Their wedding was a perfect reflection of their love and commitment to each other, and it will undoubtedly serve as inspiration for future brides and grooms.
Brittany's Third Wedding Dress
Brittany Snow's last, and perhaps most striking dress, was a floral-lace, corset dress by designer Galia Lahav. It takes a lot of style coordination to pull off three different dresses on your wedding day, but Brittany Snow made it look effortless and that might be the understatement of the century.
It is hard to pick our favorite one because she is just rocking it in every single dress. This clearly took a lot of careful choosing. Three sounds like a lot, but, if you were ever going to pick a special day to wear three dresses, it would be this one. Hopefully. this is the only wedding she will ever have.
Model Toni Garrn's wedding to actor Alex Pettyfer in Hamburg, Germany, in late 2020 was a stunning affair. Garrn's choice of a champagne-colored dress designed by Rat and Boa was both unique and glamorous, with its flowing fabric and feminine silhouette perfectly complementing her natural beauty.
The couple got engaged on Christmas Eve of 2019 after dating for only 10 months, proving that love can happen fast and last a lifetime. The intimate ceremony with family and friends was a beautiful celebration of their love and commitment, and their wedding will undoubtedly inspire others to follow their hearts and take the plunge into lifelong partnership.
Eleonore von Habsburg
In July 2020, the Archduchess of Austria and Royal Princess of Hungary, Bohemia, and Croatia, Eleonore von Habsburg, married racing driver Jerome d'Ambrosio in a glamorous ceremony in Monaco. The couple was surrounded by their friends and family as they exchanged vows.
Eleonore's dress was a short, off-the-shoulder design by Carolina Herrera that perfectly showcased her natural elegance. The dress was complemented by a netted fascinator, adding a touch of glamour and sophistication to the overall look. The wedding was a beautiful celebration of love and tradition, with the couple's stylish outfits and regal backgrounds adding to the magic of the day.
Every royal wedding includes a bridal gown that everyone in attendance will never forget. And this was no different where Princess Beatrice was concerned. For her marriage to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, Princess Beatrice chose a very special dress. Her vintage dress was originally the Queen’s that she wore in 1962 for the premiere of "Lawrence of Arabia."
It was designed by Norman Hartnell but altered for the young bride for her summer wedding. She was also loaned a tiara that belonged to the queen and her engagement ring was designed especially by Edoardo himself. It’s the personal details that make a wedding day that much more special.
Demi Leigh Nel-Peters
Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, a renowned model from South Africa, tied the knot with former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow in early 2020 in a breathtaking ceremony at La Paris Estate in Cape Town, South Africa. The stunning bride was dressed in a timeless gown by David’s Bridal that featured an elegant off-the-shoulder neckline.
She accessorized it with a delicate veil and a bouquet of pristine white flowers. The happy couple were all smiles as they exchanged their vows, surrounded by their loved ones and the picturesque scenery of the venue. The wedding was a beautiful celebration of love and unity that will be cherished by the couple for a lifetime.
Demi Leigh Nel-Peters
Demi Leigh Nel-Peters looks absolutely stunning in anything she puts on and when it comes to wedding dresses there is nothing like her. Out of all of her dressings on her big day, the one she wore for her photoshoots was defiantly one of a kind. Two straps turned into a top with a patterned lace design.
The top was then formed into a full-length feathered skirt resembling the African culture. The couple decorated their faces with traditional makeup, honoring their roots and heritage. There is no denying that Tim Tebow was totally on board for this incredible experience as he tied the knot with Demi.
Even before she married George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin was renowned for her impeccable sense of style. In 2014, the accomplished lawyer and human rights activist married the Hollywood heartthrob in a luxurious wedding that included both a traditional ceremony and a civil marriage ceremony in Venice, Italy.
Amal's wedding attire was a standout in both ceremonies, especially during the civil ceremony. She donned a chic white Stella McCartney suit with a matching wide-brimmed hat that complemented her natural beauty and undeniable elegance. The outfit was a perfect blend of feminine sophistication, classic design, and high fashion. Amal's wedding look set the fashion world abuzz and cemented her status as a fashion icon.
In a marriage made in fashion design heaven, designer Lauren Bush married David Lauren, the son of designer Ralph Lauren. Now talk about marrying into true fashion royalty - it doesn't get much more prestigious than that! The dress design expectations were of course very high and the results were not disappointing.
Lauren’s dress was designed by none other than Ralph Lauren and featured both old-world extravagance and modern elegance. The material was hand-embroidered with Swarovski crystals, beads, and pearls. And, not surprisingly, David wore a Ralph Lauren suit, certainly making this one of the most fashion-forward weddings!
Top model Cindy Crawford married fellow model Rande Gerber in a trendy (at the time) beach wedding on May 29th, 1998. At their ceremony in the Bahamas, the laid-back wedding vibe was set with Rande in a white shirt and black pants and Cindy in a lace, slip dress.
Cindy chose a dress by John Galliano and expressed that she wanted a look that was naturally beautiful (no challenge at all for her). After the ceremony, the two slipped into their swimming suits and went for a swim. Of course, the couple ended up having a daughter who would enter the world of modelling too - Kaia Gerber.
Actress Sophie Turner was the girl whose name was on everyone's lips during the second half of the 2010s. This is in no small part due to her role in the hit series "Game of Thrones." She, along with singer Joe Jonas, originally married in Las Vegas in early May of 2019.
But then they held a smaller ceremony in the south of France that summer. There were a number of fellow celebrities at the Chateau du Martinet for the ceremony and Sophie no doubt stunned the guests in her Louis Vuitton dress covered with flower embroidered and crystals. The regal gown was custom-made for her and featured silk, satin, and tulle.
Supermodel Heidi Klum tied the knot with German musician Tom Kaulitz in a dreamy ceremony aboard a flower-bedecked yacht off the coast of Capri, Italy. The former Victoria's Secret Angel looked stunning in her off-the-shoulder, empire-waisted gown designed by Valentino. The ethereal dress featured flowing sleeves and a full skirt, evoking a bohemian, elevated vibe.
While the dress was an unconventional choice for a wedding, Heidi kept things classic by opting for a veil. The sheer, delicate fabric of the veil added a touch of traditional romance to her ensemble, completing the look perfectly. Overall, Heidi's wedding dress was a reflection of her timeless style and unique personality.
It seems like the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree as far as the Kravitz family's impeccable style is concerned. Zoe Kravitz and actor Karl Glusman had a unique wedding ceremony on June 29th, 2019. The couple was married at her father’s (Lenny Kravitz) home in Paris, specifically on the staircase.
After the traditional wedding ceremony, the couple held a dinner party with family and friends. Zoe wore netted dress adorned with pearls, which didn't leave much room for imagination. Sadly, these two didn't last too long and recently called it quits. At least that wedding was memorable.
"Dancing with the Stars" pro dancer Cheryl Burke tied the knot with actor Matthew Lawrence in a stunning ceremony held at the Fairmont Grand del Mar in San Diego, California. For her big day, Cheryl wore an exquisite Romona Koveza gown that perfectly showcased her enviable figure.
The silk-crepe trumpet-style dress featured a 6-foot long train and was adorned with Swarovski crystal buttons down the back, adding a touch of sparkle and glamour to the ensemble. The gown fit Cheryl like a glove, accentuating her curves and highlighting her natural beauty. Cheryl's wedding dress was a true masterpiece, reflecting her elegance and sophistication.
Charlene of Monaco
Charlene of Monaco, the daughter-in-law of the legendary Grace Kelly, proved that the apple does not fall far from the tree when it comes to elegance and glamour on her wedding day. Charlene married Prince Albert II in a religious ceremony held at the Prince's Palace in Monaco, and she looked every inch the royal princess.
Charlene's wedding dress was a true masterpiece, featuring a straight fitted silhouette in ivory white, adorned with pearls and intricate lace. The stunning gown perfectly highlighted Charlene's natural beauty, and her timeless style was a tribute to the grace and elegance of her beautiful mother-in-law.
Singer Ellie Goulding tied the knot with art dealer Caspar Jopling in a stunning cathedral ceremony, wearing a bespoke, vintage-inspired silk-crepe gown designed by Chloe. The dress featured high lace ruffles at the neck and was adorned with hand-embroidered White Rose of York symbols, adding a unique touch of elegance and personalization to the ensemble.
Ellie was heavily involved in the design process of her wedding dress, working closely with the Chloe team to create the perfect look for her special day. The result was a beautiful and timeless Victorian-inspired gown that perfectly suited the grandeur of the cathedral ceremony.
Jessica Brown Findlay
Actors Jessica Brown Findlay and Ziggy Heath tied the knot on September 12th, 2020, in a small chapel ceremony in London. Jessica was a vision of beauty in a stunning floor-length gown made of delicate floral-lace, featuring a high-neck, quarter-length sleeves, and lots of ethereal tulle.
The dress perfectly suited the intimate and romantic setting of the ceremony, and Jessica's natural beauty shone through. With her radiant smile and elegant poise, Jessica looked every inch the blushing bride, while Ziggy was beaming with pride and joy to have finally married his soulmate. The couple's wedding day was a true celebration of love.
"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Cynthia Bailey made a stunning bride for the second time around, wearing a show-stopping rose gold gown designed by Nneka C. Alexander. The dress was adorned with beautiful jewels that outlined the bodice, adding a touch of glamour and sophistication to the overall look.
Cynthia's choice of a gold wedding dress was intentional, symbolizing the many blessings in her life, including her nuptials with sports broadcaster Mike Hill. With her radiant smile and confident poise, Cynthia looked every inch the blushing bride, exuding both beauty and grace. The couple's wedding marked the start of their new journey together as husband and wife.
Serena Williams, the tennis superstar, looked nothing short of regal on her wedding day, donning three different outfits throughout the celebrations. For the ceremony, she wore a stunning Alexander McQueen gown that was fit for a queen.
The classic gown featured layers of fabric that gave her a Cinderella-like appearance. It was a pure white dress with an off-shoulder neckline and a long lace cape that added a touch of elegance to the ensemble. It was a dress that made a statement and was perfect for the tennis legend on her special day. Williams and Alexis Ohanian are still going strong until this very day.
Serena Williams is known for pushing the boundaries when it comes to fashion, and her wedding day was no exception. After two outfit changes, she surprised everyone with a feathered miniskirt designed by Versace. The skirt perfectly showcased her legs and added a playful touch to her wedding wardrobe.
It was a bold and unexpected choice, but it reflected Serena's unique sense of style and confidence. The fashion world celebrated her fashion exhibition and praised her for embracing her individuality. Serena's fashion choices on her wedding day prove that there are no rules when it comes to fashion.
Audrey Hepburn is famously known for the wedding dress she wore in the movie "Funny Face." The Givenchy iconic gown is an iconic symbol of the actress even today, years after her passing. The wedding dress Audrey chose for her own personal big day, doesn't fall far from the "Funny Face" classic.
In 1954 Audrey Hepburn married Mel Ferrer and the Pierre Balmain creation was a win. An outstanding high neck and overwhelming puffy sleaves had so much chick and showed yet again how unique this woman was. In typical fashion, Audrey Hepburn looked like the star at her own wedding, and that should come as no surprise.
In 2014 actress Gabrielle Union chose a wedding dress that would never go out of date. that in years to come, her photo could not be listed in the "celebs who wished they would have chosen a different wedding dress" list.
Designer Dennis Basso created a heart-shaped strapless dress, making Gabrielle look as if she just stepped out of a fairytale. The satin gown was decorated with delicate pearls and crystals, which gave it an elegant and timeless look. The long veil with a lacy border completed the princess-like attire. Gabrielle Union looked stunning and feminine in this classic and romantic wedding dress.
Sarah Jessica Parker
When "Sex and the City" star decided it was time to tie the know with Matthew Broderick, the last thing on her mind was a lavishing extravaganza event. She walked into one of her favorite stores and picked out a Morgan Le Fay that wasn't initially designed to be a wedding dress, but for Sarah, it was a perfect wedding dress.
Believe it or not, but instead of going to the wedding with traditional white, the dress was the exact opposite. Sarah Jessica Parker got married in a black stunning wedding dress making her event (and the dress) one to remember.
Model Kate Upton is known for her stunning looks and impeccable style, and she certainly did not disappoint on her wedding day. In 2017, she married professional basketball player Justin Verlander in a breathtaking ceremony held in Tuscany, Italy. Kate's wedding gown was nothing short of spectacular, featuring long sleeves, delicate lace, and intricately embroidered floral details.
The crew-style neck added a touch of sophistication and elegance to the overall look. The images captured from the wedding day have left a lasting impression on everyone who has seen them, and it's no surprise why. Kate looked absolutely stunning and radiated pure happiness on her special day.
If you think of celebrity wedding dresses, you think of Kandi Burruss's gown. This is as celeb as one can get. People thought that it couldn't get much better for the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star, but then this happened. In 2014, Kandi married Todd Tucker and designer Reco Chapple was responsible for designing the dress.
A mermaid-styled gown, with an ostrich feathered ending, was just part of the details on the gown. Swarovski crystals adorned the gown all over and a long list of jewels (including a tiara) was part of the look, making all the guests' bling bling-bling.
1986 was the year Caroline Kennedy said I do to Edwin Schlossberg. Although they wanted to keep everything low-key, over 2000 people waited outside of the church where the wedding was held, making the event anything but private. Caroline wanted something to symbolize her father's Irish ancestry, so white shamrocks were embroidered onto the simple, yet beautiful dress.
The organza-made dress was designed by no other than Carolina Herrera, who is known for having given her touch to many first-class ladies over the years. It had short sleeves, and in the 1980s, it was as good a wedding dress could get.
We were thinking about which wedding we should focus on (out of the three) and then decided to focus only on the first one which is when Marilyn Monroe wore a traditional wedding dress (in the other two the outfits she chose were not exactly acceptable wedding gowns).
She was only 16 when she got married for the first time, and the gown she wore suited the dreamy wedding only a 16 year girl could dream of. These were the days when Marilyn was a brunette, when her appearance was modest, and when she was mostly known to all as Norma Jean.
On her wedding day on July 31st, 2010, Chelsea Clinton looked breathtaking in a strapless wedding dress. The magnificent gown was made of layers of ruffled silk organza and was decorated with intricate detailing that added just the right amount of glamour to the dress. To complete her stunning look, Chelsea wore a silver, diamond-decorated waistbelt that perfectly complemented the gown.
She also adorned elegant small silver earrings and a matching tennis bracelet, creating a first lady (or first daughter) look that was both classic and sophisticated. It's no wonder that Chelsea's wedding dress is still talked about to this day
Elizabeth celebrated her 18th birthday by marrying Conrad "Nicky" Hilton, in 1950. She would end up walking down the aisle, seven more times, with six different men, as she married Richard Burton twice. Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress was designed by Helen Rose, the same designer who created Grace Kelly's iconic gown.
Long sleeves, a full skirt, and an off-the-shoulder neckline are some of the features of this dress, that became a timeless classic. Elizabeth looks absolutely stunning, as she did throughout her entire life. And as previously suggested, there were plenty of other iconic wedding dresses that followed in her long, illustrious life.
When Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock decided to elope in Walland, Tennessee in October 2013, the singer opted for a modest and intimate wedding. However, when it came to her wedding dress, Kelly did not hold back. The gown she wore on her special day was nothing short of exquisite.
The long-sleeved dress was intricately laced from top to bottom, with the lace beautifully draping down and complementing her form. To complete her stunning bridal look, Kelly wore a delicate silver headpiece that perfectly accentuated the dress. Despite the iconic moment, the couple didn't stand the test of time and parted ways in 2021.
Evelyn Lozada's wedding to Chad Johnson may not have stood the test of time, but her bridal fashion choices are still talked about today. For her special day, Evelyn had not one, not two, but three stunning outfits. Her walking down-the-aisle gown was particularly memorable, as it perfectly complemented her beauty and elegance.
The flared skirt and glowing headpiece made her look like a true princess, and the floor-length veil added to the Cinderella effect. The strapless design not only showcased her figure but also gave her a tall and prestigious look. It's no wonder that Evelyn's wedding dress continues to inspire brides-to-be.
We haven't heard of any other bride, celebrity or not, that wore a fur coat and matching hat on their wedding day. Lucille Ball is the first, and probably the last. Now, the couple got married twice so she had a chance to wear a traditional dress too.
Alongside her white tea-length dress, Lucille Ball had a bowtie wrapped around her shoulders, her hands were adorned with white gloves and a floral headpiece completed the look. Thank god she was wise enough to get married twice. Don't think her fur coat wedding dress would have been sufficient for this list.
Not everything was bad fashionwise in the 1990s. In 1992, Michelle Obama and former president Barak Obama married in Chicago. She wore a traditional wedding dress with puffed shoulders, classic white almost flat shoes (don't blame her), and a slightly over-volumed veil (the 1990s remember). Michell Obama wore delicate pearl earrings that gave her an elegant look.
If only she would have known that a few years later she will be named the First Lady of the free world. Luckily the photos of her special day are not too embarrassing, and she shows that even before becoming lady number one, she had style, grace, and class.
Fantasia Barrino, the winner of "American Idol," married her sweetheart, Kendall Taylor, in a grand ceremony in 2015. Her wedding dresses were as magnificent as her voice, and she left everyone in awe with her stunning bridal looks. Fantasia began her special day with a traditional white gown adorned with long floral lace sleeves, which added a touch of timeless elegance to the overall look.
The pure white dress made her look tall, graceful, and beautiful, and she held a bright red bouquet, which added a pop of color to her bridal ensemble. It was a unique and daring choice, but it perfectly suited Fantasia's vibrant personality and added a touch of boldness to her bridal look.
Fantasia's second wedding dress was as unique and special as her first one. She changed into a striking black strapless dress adorned with black feathers and silver embellishments, which perfectly reflected the wedding's black, white, and red theme. The dress added a touch of boldness and sophistication to her bridal ensemble and was definitely a statement piece.
The entire wedding theme was a testament to Fantasia's daring personality and willingness to go against traditional bridal conventions. It was a refreshing departure from the norm and made the wedding all the more exceptional. From the classic white gown to the daring black dress, Fantasia's wedding fashion choices were nothing short of amazing.
When designing Ciara's wedding dress, Peter Dundas from the design house of Roberto Cavalli wasn't afraid to make a statement. The result was a stunning gown that seemed to be made in heaven. The dress was adorned with embroidery featuring elements from nature, which added a touch of whimsy and romance to the overall look.
Layers of silky tulle and lace cascaded down Ciara's body, creating a classic yet dramatic silhouette. The dress was a perfect combination of tradition and daringness, and only a great designer like Dundas could have delivered such a masterpiece. Ciara looked like a dream on her special day, and her wedding dress was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the occasion.
Emmy Rossum has donned many wedding dresses throughout her acting career, and Carolina Herrera has been a frequent designer of choice. So, when it came to Emmy's real-life big day, it was no surprise that she chose Herrera to design her wedding dress. The wedding took place in New York, and Emmy looked absolutely breathtaking in her dreamy dress.
The off-the-shoulder ivory gown featured a floor-length skirt and a floral lacy belt that cinched at her waist, accentuating her hourglass figure. The dress was a perfect blend of traditional elegance and modern sophistication, and Emmy radiated pure joy as she walked down the aisle in it.
Model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen made the perfect choice by selecting Lake Como, Italy, as the picturesque location for her wedding. It's hard to top the magic of an Italian scenery wedding, after all. As expected of a Victoria's Secret model, Teigen looked absolutely stunning on her big day.
She walked down the aisle wearing a breathtaking gown fit for a fairytale princess, with layers of tulle that created a stunningly beautiful explosion of beauty. Her guests were eagerly waiting to see what she would wear next, and Teigen did not disappoint with the two additional dresses she wore throughout the ceremony.
For Julianne Hough, only Marchesa will do. Hough went for a timeless, never slagged on social media, always up to date, strapless pure white gown. Marchesa, known for being the name behind many celeb wedding dresses such as Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Lopez, only enhanced Julianne's beauty, with a classic and elegant look.
For the second part of the big day, Julianne let her hair loose a little and came out in a daring (and stunning) outfit. A crystal-beaded bodysuit that left the guests (and ourselves) gobsmacked by how much glam and chic one woman can actually have at her own wedding.
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II's marriage to Prince Philip, which took place just minutes after the end of World War II, was a true royal affair. The Queen's wedding gown was adorned with over 10,000 pearls, crafted from ivory satin, and embroidered with tulle.
However, what made her dress even more special was the fact that she had to pay for it using her own money, as the wedding took place shortly after the war when resources were scarce. In a show of her nobility and resilience, the Queen used ration coupons she had collected to purchase her wedding dress, a testament to her commitment to her people and country.
Idina Menzel, a well-known Disney star, tied the knot with her prince charming in 2016 in a private ceremony at their home. The couple had opted for a modest and low-key affair, in contrast to the grandeur that is often associated with celebrity weddings. Despite the low-key nature of the event, Menzel's wedding dress was anything but modest.
The dress, with an off-the-shoulder neckline and adorned with a stunning floral lace pattern, was fit for a queen, elevating Menzel's status from Disney star to real-life royalty. This wedding may have been anything but frozen, but it was certainly a fairytale come true for Menzel and her prince charming.
When Barbara Bush married former president George H.W. Bush in New York in 1945, she opted for a traditional and conservative wedding dress. The classic and elegant dress reflected the style of the times, and Barbara's impeccable taste was evident even at the young age of 18.
In keeping with the conservative theme, the would-be-first lady's dress was modest, exuding a timeless charm that was both understated and beautiful. As an added touch, her new husband donned his pilot's uniform, creating a striking accessory that complemented Barbara's timeless look. This was a wedding that exemplified the grace and poise that would come to define the Bush family for generations to come.
Let's talk about unique wedding dresses. Carolina Herrera has shown off, yet again, her talent and magic when it comes to creating the most interesting part of the event. The dress. If you only get a glimpse of the top part of Olivia's wedding gown you would have thought that she went boring for the day, but passing the waistline, the magic is revealed.
She wore a cream-colored plain sweater with a pair of shorts and a white tulle skirt on top. A floral design adorned the tulle and a pair of blue hills that couldn't be missed. A true Carry Bradshaw fiesta.
In 2018 Gwyneth Paltrow married Brad Falchuk in the privacy of their Hampton home. Pierpaolo Piccioli, a Valentino ambassador, was the mind behind the masterpiece Gwyneth wore. The dress was lace from top to bottom with an almost see-through texture to the fabric. It has capped sleeves which gave the gown a real Cinderella touch, and a full-length veil for walking down the aisle.
Gwyneth Paltrow is living proof that even when sticking to simple elements and simple designs, it's the beauty that's within, that makes the dress what it is. The couple have been going strong ever since that unforgettable day.
In September 2020, Lily Allen married actor David Habour. They had a small but lovely ceremony. After the ceremony, the happy new family (including Lily's daughters from way before the wedding), went to have their wedding feast in an In-N-Out burger joint. Allen's dress was not the traditional wedding gown.
Thes It was indeed white, but only mini in length, which is not a sight you see every day on wedding dresses. The dress was a Christian Dior which was accompanied by a pair of Miu Miu shoes. These days, the couple live in a Brownstone home in Brooklyn, having worked with architect Ben Bischoff.
Diana, Princess of Wales
We can't go through celeb wedding gowns without mentioning a true princess. In 1981, the entire world was either standing outside Buckingham palace or glued to the television screens, watching Princess Diana, marrying Prince Charles, now King Charles III, and wearing an astonishing dress that was never seen before.
David and Elizabeth Emanuel were responsible for turning Diana into the beautiful bride she was, and they did it with a dress worth more than $200,000. 10,000 pearls and embroidered flowers decorated the ivory silky dress, and the grand finale was the train. 25 feet long, making it the longest one in royal wedding history.
Salma Hayek couldn't choose a better location or a better date for her wedding. She married Francois-Henri Pinault in Venice, Italy, on Valentine's day. Salma wore a beautiful ball gown, with silver embroidering on the top part of the dress. A silky ivory skirt, blown up just in the right size, transformed Slama into a princess, who fitted in perfectly with the Venician on-the-canal house.
The wedding consisted of a list of celebs from the entire entertainment industry — music, movies, and fashion joined the celebration that took place for a full two days. And just a few months later, the newlyweds renewed their vows in Venice, Italy, of all places.
Stunning Chiara Ferragni married X factor judge (and singer), Fedez, in Italy in 2018. The bride couldn't do with just one dress, but two haute couture gowns, labeled by Dior were one of the wedding's highlights. Chiara walked down the aisle in a jumpsuit, that was crochet and featured a high-neck and a long-sleeve design.
Apparently, a crochet dress was traditionally worn in southern Italy which emphasized the female tradition of the region. What can we say, we are happy the tradition was kept. Chiara's dress was absolutely stunning, and so was she herself. Since then, the couple have two kids: Leone and Vittoria.
Emma Thompson married Kenneth Branagh in the late 1980s. Every detail about this dress was abnormal, different, and so unexpected from a wedding dress. Thompson wore a knee-length multicolored dress, with sleeves (that have seen better days), and a matching feathered hat.
Now, if we were presented with this look, in our days, we would probably have a few things to say, but as this incident took place in the 1980s when fashion wasn't exactly at its peak, what can we say — it worked. Emma Thompson looked great! However, the couple ended up parting ways when it was revealed that Brannagh had an affair with Helena Bonham Carter.
Princess Margaret, known for her daring and stylish taste, chose a stunning wedding gown that was both innovative and elegant. Her sleeveless white gown was adorned with layers of fabric fit for a true princess, and it reflected her bold and confident personality.
For the ceremony, she added a shoulder lace top that gave her dress a more modest look, enhancing its elegance and beauty. Princess Margaret's dress was a perfect reflection of her unique style and flair, setting the tone for many royal weddings to come. It was a timeless gown that perfectly captured the grace and sophistication of a true princess.
Brigitte Bardot's wedding to Roger Vadim in 1953 was a glamorous affair, and her dress was no exception. Designed by Madame Ogive, the dress was a unique creation that blended elements of Edwardian design with Bardot's own personal style.
The dress featured a high collar, muff, and veil, all meticulously hand-sewn to create a look that was both classic and chic. Bardot's dress was a testament to her impeccable taste and style, and it set the tone for many iconic wedding dresses to come. With her beauty and elegance on full display, Bardot was a true vision of glamour and sophistication on her special day.
Princess Anne, known for her independent spirit and unique fashion sense, chose an elegant and stunning gown for her wedding almost 50 years ago. The dress was designed by Maureen Baker, the chief designer for a ready-to-wear label, and featured beautiful deep leaves that added a personal touch to the relatively plain design.
For a princess who was never known for being traditional, the gown reflected her individuality and independent spirit. It was a statement piece that perfectly captured Princess Anne's unique style and personality, making her wedding day all the more special and memorable. The gown remains an iconic part of the royal family's fashion legacy.
Zara Philps, the daughter of Princess Anne, looked stunning in her ivory silk and satin gown on her wedding day. The empire waist and bell-shaped skirt of the dress were carefully designed to flatter her body, while the addition of pockets made the gown unique and practical.
Zara's traditional tulle veil, worn over her tiara, added an extra touch of elegance and sophistication to the look. The gown was designed by "The White Room," a company that has worked closely with the royal family for many years. With its classic design and modern touches, Zara's gown was the perfect choice for a royal wedding, and a testament to her own unique style and personality.
Jackie (Bouvier) Kennedy
Jackie Bouvier's wedding gown is an iconic piece of fashion history. Designed by the African-American fashion designer Ann Lowe, the ivory silk gown was off-the-shoulder and featured a classic round skirt. Jackie completed the look with her grandmother's lace veil, which was attached to a tiara, adding an extra touch of elegance and sophistication to the already stunning ensemble.
What makes this gown even more impressive is the fact that Ann Lowe created it in less than eight days, a remarkable feat that showcases her incredible talent and skill as a designer. Jackie's wedding dress truly captured a moment in time.
Jackie was not just any fashion influencer, but a trendsetter of her time. Her impeccable style and taste made her a sought-after icon in the fashion industry. When Jackie wore something, it was guaranteed to be the next big thing. Her second wedding dress was a knee-length ivory dress with a turtle neck and full-length sleeves, a design that proved to be ahead of its time.
The dress was designed by none other than Valentino, one of the most prominent fashion designers of the era. Today, Jackie's dress is considered an icon and one of Valentino's best designs. It's no surprise that years later, we still see this style making a comeback in the fashion world.
Linda Eastman McCartney
While we may not have much information about the dress Linda Eastman wore on her big day, we do know quite a bit about the coat that covered it. The yellow coat has become a legendary piece of fashion history and is often cited as an example of perfect 1960s style.
It was a vibrant shade of yellow, made of a lightweight fabric and had a stylish collar and button details. Although Linda's wedding dress was not documented in images, it's clear that she was a bride who prioritized the music over her dress. Her laid-back attitude and focus on what really mattered on her big day have made her a beloved figure in pop culture history.
Emily Ratajkowski, a model and actress known for her stunning beauty and glamorous style, surprised everyone on her wedding day by not wearing a traditional wedding gown. Instead, she opted for a mustard-colored suit purchased from the high-street store, Zara. Her unconventional choice of attire drew much attention and praise from the media and fans alike.
When asked about her decision to forgo the traditional white dress, Emily explained that white symbolizes purity, and she was anything but pure, to be fair. Her life experiences had made her the person she was, and she wanted to celebrate that on her wedding day.
Sara Ferguson knew that if she was going to marry a prince, she needed a gown fit for a real princess. And she did not disappoint. Her long ivory dress was heavily beaded, with symbols of hearts, anchors, and titles. The intricate details added a touch of royal elegance to the already stunning gown.
Her veil, which took inspiration from Lady Diana's veil, had both the couple's initials sewn into it in silver beads, giving it a truly personal touch. Sara's wedding dress and veil were a perfect reflection of her regal status, showcasing her sophisticated style and impeccable taste.
Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman's wedding was a highly anticipated event in the entertainment industry. Woodward, dressed in a two-piece suit, looked stunning as she walked down the aisle to marry the love of her life. Despite their busy schedules, the couple remained dedicated to each other and their careers, becoming one of Hollywood's most beloved and enduring couples.
Just two months after their nuptials, Woodward won her first Academy Award for Best Actress, cementing her status as a talented and respected performer. Their relationship was the subject of much media attention, and they graced the covers of numerous magazines, remaining in the public eye for over five decades.
Irving Thalberg's wedding to Norma Shearer in 1927 was a major event in the Hollywood social calendar. Shearer, already a celebrated actress, looked stunning in a 20s-style dress with a delicate lace headpiece and an impressive bouquet of flowers. The couple had a happy marriage and welcomed two children together, Irving Thalberg Jr. and Katherine.
In order to marry Thalberg, Shearer converted to Judaism, which was a significant decision at the time. Despite the challenges they faced as a result of their religious differences, the couple remained devoted to each other until Thalberg's untimely death at the age of 37.
Tess Daly, the English model, and television presenter who co-presented the BBC One celebrity dancing show "Strictly Come Dancing," married Vernon Kay on the 12th of September in 2003. The ceremony was held at St Mary’s Church in Horwich, Vernon’s hometown and was enjoyed by the couple's friends and family.
Tess chose to wear an embellished A-line strapless dress for the occasion while the groom was decked out in a white suit which was complemented by a pink shirt and statement tie. Tess' bridal look was complete with a long veil and glittering tiara. Despite the obvious class on display, the couple's comedic chops shone through at the wedding.
The heiress, Paris Hilton married her better half Carter Reum on November 11, 2021, at the Bel Air estate of her grandfather, Barron Hilton, of the famous hotel family. The wedding lasted three days, during which Paris Hilton presented seven wedding dresses, custom-made and ultra precious.
This is the dress she wore for the ceremony, which was designed by Oscar de la Renta and features a sheer high neck top and a wide tulle skirt, both adorned with floral lace. Paris Hilton topped it all off with an elegant tulle veil. Her husband, Carter Reum, is a businessman, venture capitalist, and author too.
The wedding of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise in 2006 was a lavish affair held inside the historic Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy. The estimated cost of the event was an exorbitant $3 million, with no expense spared in creating a truly spectacular ceremony. Holmes, a fashion icon in her own right, wore a stunning gown designed by Giorgio Armani, who was also a guest at the wedding.
Unfortunately, the couple's marriage was not meant to last, and they announced their divorce only five and a half years later. Despite the end of their union, their wedding remains one of the most memorable celebrity nuptials of recent times.
The wedding of Frida Aasen and Tommy Chiabra in July 2022 was a stunning affair held at the picturesque Divo Martino church in Portofino, Italy. The Norwegian model looked radiant in a simple yet sophisticated off-the-shoulder gown from Elie Saab's bridal collection for Fall 2022.
Her dress was the perfect complement to her natural beauty, and she carried a pristine bouquet of white flowers as she walked down the aisle. The wedding was a true celebration of love, with the happy couple surrounded by their closest friends and family as they exchanged their vows and embarked on their new life together.
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's wedding in 1986 was a highly anticipated event, with the couple tying the knot at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Shriver's gown was in line with the fashion trends of the 80s, featuring a delicate lace design with puffy sleeves and a full veil.
The couple went on to spend 25 years together, building a life and a family, but in 2011, they announced their separation. Shriver moved out of their Brentwood mansion, and the couple's split became a major news story, with many speculating on the reasons behind their separation.
Vanessa Williams, the former beauty queen, made a stunning bride in her second wedding. She chose a "very silky and streamlined" bodice to go with a full tulle skirt, creating a timeless and elegant look. The "Ugly Betty" star kept her hair simple, tied back with a traditional veil.
And she completed her bridal look with shimmering eye makeup and diamond earrings. Despite the picture-perfect wedding, Williams' marriage to NBA star Rick Fox would not stand the test of time. The couple split after six years of marriage, in 2005, with both parties going on to lead successful and fulfilling lives.
Now this is a real match made in Hollywood, to say the very least. Kim Basinger married Alec Baldwin on August 19, 1993, in East Hampton, New York. The wedding took place on the beach with Kim wearing a simple white dress and her hair half-up and she carried a stunning bouquet of pale flowers with green accents.
The Hollywood power couple reportedly became involved on the set of the romantic comedy "The Marrying Man," in which they played lovers. Back then they were Hollywood's most glamorous couple but eventually became bitter enemies after their divorce in 2002. They have both moved on since then.
Jennifer Lopez's wedding to dancer and choreographer Cris Judd was a breathtaking affair, with the pop icon stunning guests in a Valentino Couture gown. Her hair was pulled back, accentuating the intricate floral lace and sheer embellished sleeves of her dress. The overall effect was both sophisticated and romantic.
Lopez's outfit perfectly matched her rose bouquet and the whimsical pink and yellow petals that lined the aisle at her ceremony. The wedding was a true fairy tale event, with Lopez and Judd looking every bit the happy couple as they exchanged their vows and embarked on their new life together.
Nicole Kidman married Keith Urban in an idyllic ceremony back in 2006, and her Balenciaga dress was simply stunning. Her dress looked like something out of England's Regency era, thanks to its statement puffy sleeve and ruffles. Kidman also wore her hair in ringlets under a bridal veil.
Of course, Kidman and Urban held a beautiful wedding to match the beautiful dress. The two tied the knot in Manly, a suburb of Sydney, in the Kidman’s native Australia. Since then, the married couple have gone from strength to strength and have had two daughters together. They seem destined to stay together forever.
Lady Kitty Spencer
Lady Kitty Spencer, the model and niece of the late Princess Diana, married retail tycoon and businessman Michael Lewis in July 2021 in a wedding that was nothing short of luxurious. The extravagant affair was held in the Italian countryside near Rome and was the talk of the town for weeks.
For her big day, Lady Kitty wore a stunning Victorian Era-inspired lace column gown by Dolce & Gabbana, complete with puffed shoulder sleeves and an elegant high neckline. The exquisite dress was the perfect choice for the elegant and sophisticated bride, and she looked absolutely breathtaking on her special day.
Gwen Stefani's wedding dress was a sight to behold. The custom-made lily-white silk georgette gown featured a sweetheart plunging neckline, cut-away back, and a fitted bodice that flared out into a tumbled tulle skirt. She paired the dress with a long veil that cascaded down her back, adding to the drama of the look.
To complete the ensemble, Stefani opted for a simple hairstyle, pulling back her long blonde locks and tucking them under her white chapel-length veil, which was embroidered with the names of Stefani, Shelton, and Stefani's three sons. The result was a timeless and elegant bridal look that perfectly suited the pop star.
Even the Spice Girls deserve to share their love with other people outside the iconic girl group. Emma Bunton looked stunning in a boho Miu Miu wedding mini dress with long, mesh sleeves and a statement cape, which she teamed with a floral headband and a white floral lace garter that she wore around her thigh.
On July 13, 2021, Emma Bunton and Jade Jones (best known as the lead singer of the boy band Damage) tied the knot after getting engaged in 2006 and generally spending more than two decades together. The couple shares two children together and has been engaged since 2006.
The beautiful bride Lara Stone dressed in a white lace wedding dress with three-quarter sleeves, a fitted waist, and a flowing skirt. The model paired the dress with a veil that fell to her hips and sparkling hair accessories. Lara finished off her bridal look with strappy heels and a bouquet of wildflowers - a truly stunning look.
Her Instagram post was captioned "Got to marry my love this weekend," which was quickly met by an outpouring of love from her friends and fans. As you can see, she was thoroughly enjoying herself on what was surely the happiest day of her life.
For her big day, Julie Andrews wore a white A-line gown with a fitted bodice and a full skirt made from yards of tulle and lace. She completed the look with a long, flowing veil and a delicate bouquet of flowers. The couple remained married for nine years and welcomed their daughter Emma Walton in 1962.
Unfortunately, despite their successful professional partnership, their marriage only lasted for eight years, and they divorced in 1967. Despite this, they remained on good terms and continued to work together on various projects in the film industry, including the movie adaptation of "The Boy Friend" in 1971.
Actress Sophia Bush tied the knot with entrepreneur Grant Hughes in a picturesque Tulsa, Oklahoma wedding in July 2022. The bride made a stunning entrance in a botanical-inspired wedding dress by renowned designer Monique Lhuillier. The whimsical off-the-shoulder ball gown featured elegant balloon sleeves and a pink floral print, perfectly capturing the romance of the occasion.
To complement her dress, Sophia selected diamond floral earrings, which added a touch of elegance to her bridal look. The earrings featured a bouquet of perfectly paired shades of pale and peachy pink, in keeping with the floral theme of the wedding. Sophia looked every inch the radiant bride, glowing with happiness on her special day.
Legendary singer Frank Sinatra caused a stir in 1951 when he divorced his first wife, Nancy Barbato, for actress Ava Gardner, and the couple soon tied the knot. Gardner looked resplendent on her wedding day, donning a beige and white dress with flowing chiffon sleeves and a classic string of pearls.
The pair's tumultuous relationship ultimately led to a split, with Gardner filing for divorce in 1957. Despite this, the actress remained steadfast in her love for Sinatra, referring to him as the love of her life. Sinatra and Gardner's marriage may have been short-lived, but their love story continues to captivate audiences to this day.
Britney Spears, the Princess of Pop, had an intimate and enchanting wedding to dancer Sam Asghari at their home in Los Angeles. The couple's special day was made all the more memorable with the help of iconic designer Donatella Versace, who crafted Britney's stunning wedding ensemble. The custom off-the-shoulder cap-sleeve dress was a true showstopper.
It featured a deep skirt slit that added a touch of glamour and sophistication to the ensemble. Britney completed her bridal look with a white veil and a matching choker necklace, making her the picture of elegance and grace. It was undoubtedly a magical and unforgettable day for the happy couple, and Britney's wedding dress was the perfect finishing touch to their fairytale nuptials.
In 1945, legendary actress and singer Judy Garland tied the knot with film director Vincente Minnelli, whom she had met while working on the set of "Meet Me in St. Louis." The couple's wedding was a private affair, taking place in the garden of Judy's mother's home.
True to her understated style, Judy requested a simple dress for the occasion. Her light gray silk gown was adorned with a belt of pearls and crystal beads, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to the ensemble. The couple went on to have a daughter together, Liza Minnelli, who would go on to become a celebrated actress and singer in her own right.
Kourtney Kardashian Barker
Just a few days after marrying Travis Barker at a Santa Barbara courthouse, Kourtney said “I do” once more in a lavish ceremony in Italy — this time wearing traditional bridal attire. Well, maybe not that traditional. The bride wore a short white silk lace and satin corset dress and dramatic veil by Dolce & Gabbana.
Kourtney's bridal dress was apparently “inspired by archival Italian lingerie,” while her cathedral-length tulle veil was hand-embroidered with the words “family loyalty respect,” inspired by Barker’s head tattoo. Since then, the couple have had many unforgettable appearances on the red carpet and on social media alike.
The late Angela Lansbury is best known as one of the most iconic amateur detectives TV has ever seen. But back when she was just 23 years old, Lansbury married Peter Shaw on August 12, 1949, and their marriage would last over 50 years. She wore a floral print dress which she paired with a floral headpiece that matched her bouquet.
Angela Lansbury would later say that Peter Shaw meant the world to her, adding that they were partners in everything. But, above all, the “Murder, She Wrote” star admitted they were devoted to each other. She sadly passed away in October 2022.
In her short career, Ariana Grande has already had the pick of the punch in celebrity relationships. But on May 26, 2021, she surprised fans when she posted several photos from her private wedding to Dalton Gomez on Instagram. Vera Wang designed Ariana's custom gown accented with a sculpted neckline, an exposed bra strap closure, and a plunging back.
Less than 20 close friends and family gathered to watch the couple say "I do" at the private wedding. Ariana opted for a polished half-up hairdo with soft curls and a natural makeup look. We just hope she doesn't say "thank you, next," any time soon. That would be very unfortunate for Dalton.
When Nicola Peltz married Brooklyn Beckham, son of David and Victoria Beckham, she made sure to make a statement with her wedding dress. The bride chose a stunning creation by fashion powerhouse Valentino, a clean and minimalistic column dress with a square neckline and thick straps.
The dress also featured an attached train, adding an element of drama and elegance to the ensemble. To complete her bridal look, Nicola accessorized with lace gloves, a lavish veil, and chunky Versace platform heels. The overall effect was nothing short of breathtaking, cementing the couple's status as one of the most stylish and glamorous duos in the celebrity world.
In 1966, American actress and model Mia Farrow made headlines when she married legendary singer Frank Sinatra, who was 28 years her senior. Mia's wedding dress was a true reflection of the era, with its clean lines, modern silhouette, and playful flair. The dress stood in stark contrast to the traditional ballgown styles of the 1950s and was the epitome of 60s mod fashion.
Mia's choice of dress perfectly captured the youthful and free-spirited energy of the era, and her marriage to Sinatra only added to the buzz surrounding the couple. Despite their age difference, the two remained together for two years before ultimately going their separate ways.
Lily Collins's wedding dress was a true masterpiece, inspired by the iconic gown worn by Grace Kelly on her wedding day. The "Emily in Paris" actress chose a Victorian-era inspired long-sleeved lace gown by fashion designer Ralph Lauren, which perfectly captured the vintage elegance of the era.
The dress was complemented by a matching lace cape with a hood, adding a touch of drama and romance to the ensemble. The enchanting location, a resort in Colorado, provided the perfect backdrop for the fairy tale-like wedding, where Lily and her husband, director Charlie McDowell, exchanged vows in a magical and unforgettable ceremony.
There is no denying that John Lennon and Yoko Ono were one of the most iconic couples in the history of Rock n' Roll. And a lot of that was to do with how they dressed. Always sporting a very distinct look, Yoko was never one for conventions or rules. Her chosen wedding outfit for the special day was iconic in its sidestep from tradition.
Yoko went for a casual, laid-back look to reflect their modest wedding ceremony. She opted for a white mini-dress with elbow-length sleeves and a ruffled skirt. She also wore oversized, dark sunglasses and a large, floppy felt sunhat. Finally, on her feet, she wore knee-length socks and white tennis shoes!
When actress Mandy Moore tied the knot with her husband Taylor Goldsmith, she opted for a non-traditional look with her custom-designed Rodarte wedding dress. The gown featured a tiered tulle skirt and a ruffled neckline, all in a delicate pale pink hue that perfectly captured the "blushing bride" aesthetic.
Mandy's dress was a perfect match for her wildflower bouquet and the pink and beige pampas grass clusters that adorned the ceremony aisle, creating a whimsical and romantic ambiance for the special occasion. The overall effect was stunning, a unique and memorable wedding look that perfectly captured Mandy's style and personality.
Brittany Matthews, the wife of NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes, wowed fans once again with her stunning wedding dress. For their March 2022 nuptials in Maui, Hawaii, Brittany turned to the Italian fashion house Versace to design a daring and sexy cutout dress.
The gown featured angular cutouts on the bodice with silver lining, leading to a fitted skirt with an attached train. Brittany's daughter, Sterling, also looked adorable in her matching white dress, complete with an oversized bow on the back. The entire ensemble was a perfect reflection of Brittany's bold and confident style, making her a true standout on her special day.
Issa Rae's two wedding dresses were both designed by Vera Wang, a renowned bridal designer. The first was an ivory ball gown with a sweetheart neckline, covered in Chantilly lace and adorned with hand-sewn crystal beading. The dress was completed with a full tulle skirt and a sweeping train.
After the ceremony, the actress changed into a second gown, an Italian silk crepe A-line reception dress with a plunging V-neckline, a fitted waist, and a pleated skirt. The elegant dress was accessorized with a matching veil and complemented her initial gown perfectly. The actress and her now-husband Louis Diame tied the knot in a romantic ceremony held in the South of France.
Marla Maples and Donald Trump's wedding was a grand affair, with the ceremony and reception estimated to cost around $1 million. Marla's wedding dress was a sleek and simple silk gown designed by Carolina Herrera, with a fitted bodice and a trumpet skirt. The dress featured a modest neckline and cap sleeves, and Marla completed the look with a long veil and a simple bouquet of white roses.
Despite the lavish wedding, Marla and Donald's marriage was short-lived, and they divorced in 1999 after six years of marriage. Of course, Trump went on to meet other people and become the President of the United States. We guess you could say that he won the breakup.
Jenna Bush looked radiant on her wedding day, clad in a stunning organza gown adorned with exquisite three-dimensional beadwork. The dress was created by renowned designer Oscar de la Renta and boasted a classic V-neckline at the front and back, with a simple yet elegant train adding a touch of sophistication to the overall look.
Instead of a traditional veil, Jenna opted for a more natural look, wearing white flowers in her hair that complemented the dress perfectly. The wedding took place on May 20, 2008, at the family's sprawling estate in Crawford, Texas, surrounded by their loved ones, making for a truly memorable occasion.
Ginger Rogers and Lew Ayres, two famous Hollywood stars, fell in love after meeting on the set of "Don't Bet on Love" in 1933. They tied the knot a year later in November 1934, with Ginger looking radiant in a beautiful lacey gown and matching hat. However, this was not to be Ginger's last marriage, as the couple parted ways six years later in 1940.
Despite the short-lived union, Ginger and Lew remained friends, and their professional careers continued to flourish. Ginger's legacy as an accomplished dancer and actress continued to be celebrated for many years to come, cementing her place as a beloved icon of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Ingrid Bergman's beauty and style have captivated audiences for decades. Her signature look, which exuded class and elegance with a hint of boyish charm, was on full display on her wedding day to Petter Lindström in Stöde, Sweden, on July 10, 1937. Ingrid's wedding gown perfectly captured her understated yet sophisticated aesthetic.
It featured a modest silhouette with tufted shoulders and long sleeves made from luxurious silk. Her style was always fresh and modern, making her a true fashion icon of the 1940s and beyond. Ingrid's beauty and talent have made her a beloved figure in cinema history, and her influence on fashion and style continue to be celebrated to this day.
Maria Montez, the Dominican-born actress, looked stunning on her wedding day to French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont in 1943. She wore a breathtaking hooded lace veil over her wedding dress, which added a touch of glamour and sophistication to her overall look. The couple went on to welcome their first child, Tina Aumont, in 1946.
They remained happily married until Montez's untimely death in 1951. Montez's beauty and talent captivated audiences around the world, and her influence on Hollywood's Golden Age endures to this day. Her legacy as a style icon is also undeniable, as she continues to inspire fashion and beauty trends over half a century after her passing.
Bette Davis, the legendary Hollywood actress, married William Grant Sherry in a California ceremony in 1945. For the occasion, she chose to wear a chic tweed suit paired with a wide-brimmed hat, embodying her signature style of understated elegance. Davis was known for her fierce independence and unwavering dedication to her craft, and her choice of husband reflected this.
She was drawn to Sherry because he had never heard of her before and was not intimidated by her fame or success. Despite their marriage ending in divorce just a few years later, Davis remained a trailblazer in Hollywood and an inspiration to many women in the industry and beyond.
There is no denying that Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh were one of Hollywood's true power couples. The actors said "I do" in an intimate ceremony in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1951. The bride looks so elegant in a simple white suit and beaded cap as she is pictured here exchanging vows and rings with the groom.
Their romance and subsequent marriage were a frequent topic in gossip columns and film tabloids. From 1951 to 1954 Leigh and Curtis appeared in numerous home movies directed by their friend Jerry Lewis. Of course, the couple ended up having two daughters, Kelly Curtis and the future Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis.