Any time a famous actor, singer, or other celebrity has a wedding, all eyes are on the bride. What is she going to wear? Will the dress be classy? Will the dress reveal more than any guest had anticipated? Will the dress cost more than our first down payment on a house? Many of these questions will swirl through the minds of young women everywhere when their favorite idol walks down the aisle.
And in the past, there have been many breathtaking gowns that have captured the attention of spectators watching. But there have also been many dresses that cause either concern or controversy for some, but wild admiration for others.
We have put together a compilation of some the wedding dresses that fans have gone crazy in love over, but also some that have raised the eyebrows of parents of some of these fans. For any bride looking to make a jaw drop on her special day, take some of these ideas into consideration when searching for your perfect wedding gown!
Also known for her role as the Duchess of Cambridge, Middleton wore this gorgeous stunner on April 29, 2011, when she married Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. Middleton had requested that her dress be created to give it a modern, but traditional artistic glow. And boy! This dress did just that.
Combined with ivory and white satin material, this dress was designed by Sarah Burton, who is a creative director at the infamous fashion store Alexander McQueen. In the bodice, nineteenth century lace was incorporated to meet the “Something Old”, and a blue ribbon was sewn on the inside of the dress to meet the “Something Blue” part (confused? Check out our article about this famous old, lucky rhyme!).
This dress is an overall beauty, and many moms would be proud to have their daughter wearing a dress this gorgeous! If you love traditional lace, but a modern dress, this style is one to keep in mind!
Christina Aguilera wore this interesting number when she married Jordan Bratman in 2005. This dress was designed with the intentions of simple and elegant on top, and all party in the bottom! And it most definitely lives up to those expectations with the long, ruffled train.
It’s Spanish style give this dress its flare, not to mention that top notch designer Christian Lacroix created this masterpiece himself. Combined with the wedding flowers and jewels in her hair, along with the veil, this ensemble cost over $30,000. If you are a feisty bride who wants to grab the attention of the guests, this look will most certainly do it!
Although Lauren Conrad herself is a popular designer for women’s clothing, she did not actually create her own wedding dress. Although that does not mean she did not make the changes she wanted too! This dress was created by Badgley Mischka and was originally created with sleeves. But during her final fitting, she demanded that the sleeves be cut off! And are we glad she did, because this number is gorgeous!
For photos, Lauren Conrad posed with a ten foot train. The long train gives the dress the final elegant touch that it embodies! With its simplistic lace, sleeveless design, and wide open back covered with even more beautiful lace, this dress screams perfection. If you want a simple and modern dress, anything with lace is the way to go!
Whether it be her dresses from her former marriage with basketball superstar Kris Humphries or her dress from her recent wedding with rapper Kanye West, Kim Kardashian always knows how to go the extra mile when it comes to fashion. And she does not disappoint with her wedding gowns.
While her dress in the Kanye West wedding is designed with traditional lace, it still gives it the sexy twist that Kim would want with the form fitting bottom and open sides and back. Her other three dresses in the Humphries wedding are most definitely not traditional.
Her ceremony dress was very flowy and revealing on top. Her other two dresses during the dance and reception were very form fitting, revealing, and most definitely not shy. The one has a more ruffled bottom while the other has a satin, classy look to it, but is still designed with the Kardashian mind set.
Last but not least, we cannot forget about the infamous Gwen Stefani wedding gown. Some of you are looking at this and squinting at the computer screen, wondering, “A wedding dress?”. Trust us on this one, it is.
The dress was created by designer John Galliano for Dior, and was customized for Stefani with the bright pink and white ombre. The dress truly captures her punk rock style and reflects her personality and what she wanted: unique. For any bride that thinks she cannot pull off the colored wedding dress, don’t listen to those voices! Colored wedding dresses are unique and perfect in your own way! Own it!