Today I wanted to round up some fantastically-fabulous, iconic wedding dresses that made a beautiful statement, influenced fashion as well as brides to come. From royalty to reality TV stars to silver screen brides, these women made powerful statements on their wedding days.
Silver Screen Royalty gone Monegasque Princess wore arguably the most iconic wedding dress–ever. A short five years before her, the Empress of Iran, wore a similar dress to hers. Helen Rose, a costumer designer for MGM designed Grace’s gown. And even today, brides are still making stunning statements based off of Princess Grace’s royal selection.
Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) designed this dress on behalf of the House of Christian Dior.
This gown was created by Valentino Haute Couture.
Nicole’s gown was designed by Marchesa.
Created by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Do we even need to say who designed this gorgeous gown? Ok, we’ll tell you–the daddy-in-law, Ralph Lauren himself. Who wouldn’t want an in-law like that?
American designer Mainbocher designed this fabulous dress that is itself influenced by Grace Kelly’s dress. The spirit of the dress can be seen in the gowns below.
The House of Norman Hartnell designed Princess Margaret’s dress as well as her sister Elizabeth’s.
Bruce Bobbins designed this echo of her mother-in-law’s (Princess Margaret) own wedding dress.
Court Designer, Jorgen Bender designed her gown.
Wenche Lyche designed this wedding dress.
Letizia’s gown was designed by 93 year old Spanish designer, Manuel Pertegaz.
Princess Di’s fabulous gown was designed by Elizabeth Emanuel and served as the inspiration for starlit Mariah Carey’s first wedding dress.
Mariah’s very first wedding dress was designed by Vera Wang.
Vera Wang also designed Ms. Trump’s gown.
Rubin Singer designed Cynthia’s charcoal stunner.
This gorgeous gown (purchased from http://www.PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com) was designed by Beverly Hills designer Baracci.
Vera Wang this dress as well as Kim’s ceremony and second reception dress. See pictures from the entire wedding here.
This fashionista’s gown was designed by Armani; not at all like her late mother-in-law’s (Grace Kelly), but equally as stylish. See more pictures of her wedding to Monegasque Prince Albert II here.
This pseudo-Victorian stunner was designed by Carolina Herrera.
Priscilla’s dress was designed by Claire Pettibone for Romona Keveza.
- “Iconic Royal Wedding Gowns” by Harper’s Bazaar
- “Royal Wedding Gowns: A Look Back Through the Years” by Nick Verreos
- “13 Fairytale Wedding Gowns” by EW.com