Nothing says glamor and elegance like a celebrity wedding dress. When no expense is spared, the bride and groom truly do have the wedding of their dreams. When inquiring minds want to know the details, what the bride wore is at the top of their list of questions.
Famous Celebrity Wedding Gowns
The wedding dress sets the tone for the entire day, whether it's an elaborate designer gown or an informal beach wedding dress. The media will clamor for photographs and the rush for copy cat designs will be on.
Carolina Herrera designed the dress Renee Zellweger wore for her short-lived marriage to country crooner Kenny Chesney. The dress, a bamboo twill, ivory colored, form fitting, strapless number was the perfect complement to the ceremony's beach backdrop.
Sandra Bullock's wedding to biker Jesse James was a surprise for everyone who attended, but that doesn't mean the bride didn't look stunning. Her strapless, antique white lace dress with ruffled bodice was designed by Angel Sanchez and cost $20,000.
When one hears the name Donald Trump, one would expect nothing but the best. Melania Knavs' wedding dress was everything one would expect from the woman who married The Donald. The latest Mrs. Trump's wedding dress was designed by Christian Dior and rumored to cost $100,000. The form-fitting, white strapless dress featured a 16 foot train and weighed 50 pounds!
When Britney Spears surprised the world by marrying Kevin Federline she wore a $26,000 strapless number designed by Monique Lhuillier. This celebrity wedding dress featured a hand sewn train and cathedral length veil.
More Celebrity Dress Designers
Only the top designers will do when a celebrity plans her dream wedding gown. For many famous brides, these designers include:
- Vera Wang, who designed Kim Kardashian's gown
- Amsale, who designed Bethanny Frankel's wedding dress
- Badgley Mischka, who was the designer of choice for Kellie Pickler's dress
- Reem Arca, who designed Jenna Dewan's wedding gown
Even if you can't afford a gown created by one of the famous couture designers of the stars, you can still find a beautiful alternative. Check out the White by Vera Wang or Oleg Cassini collections at David's Bridal for stunning options. If only the real thing will do, check out Bridepower.com's listings of designer dresses at discount prices.
Designer Dress Galleries
Viewing designer dresses is a fun past time for many brides-to-be and former brides. If you enjoy a particular designer's styles, check out his or her website for the latest collections. Otherwise, check out these resources for some beautiful dress viewing:
- PopSugar's Ultimate Celebrity Wedding Slideshow
- WE.tv's slideshow of Plus Size Bridal Couture
- Celebrity Bride Guide's Celebrity Wedding Photos A-Z (choose your favorite celebrity's wedding)
- InStyle's The Best Dressed Celebrity Brides of All Time
Stunning Celebrity Style for Your Wedding
In the end, it doesn't matter if you have an authentic Armani wedding dress or a simple version from Alfred Angelo that resembles your favorite celebrity style. What does matter is how you look and feel in your gown, and that should always be your best. Any gown that emulates your favorite celebrity's style is sure to be stunning on your big day.