From Audrey Hepburn to Hailey Bieber, celebrities have paved the way for modern wedding dress fashion for decades. Celebrity wedding dresses made by famous designers like Vera Wang, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, and so on, are what many brides-to-be want for their own wedding.
Without further ado, and in no particular order, here are the 50 most iconic celebrity wedding dresses that were ever made.
1. Meghan Markle
I wanna see Meghan Markle’s wedding dress in person🥺 pic.twitter.com/g4iKtEpf6P— TV Fanatic👑⚜️ (@TvKhaleesi) May 20, 2021
Starting with one of the most elegant and beautiful wedding dresses in our guide, Meghan Markle’s dress made her look like a fairy tale princess. The dress designer was Clare Waight Keller of the house of Givenchy. The 16.5-foot veil complemented the stunning yet simple pure-white boat-neck dress.
2. Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford wore this gorgeous wedding dress when she married Richard Gere in 1998. It’s a full-length dress that follows her contours perfectly. Even though the couple was only married for five years, Cindy’s wedding dress will always remain an iconic piece of fashion that inspired many celebrity wedding dresses made afterward.
3. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton and Carter Reum tied the knot in 2021 and she wore one of the most beautiful wedding dresses in the modern fashion world. The dress was inspired by Grace Kelly’s wedding gown (which we’ll mention later), designed by the legendary Oscar de la Renta. Even though her wedding included a total of six outfit changes, this dress was the most important one.
4. Ariana Grande
World-famous singer Ariana Grande became a newlywed recently, also getting married in 2021. Her Vera Wang wedding dress was a minimalistic, column-style gown. She wore a lovely veil to complete the entire outfit. The dress has a sculpted neckline and a plunging back.
5. Serena Williams
Serena Williams wore one of the most expensive celebrity wedding dresses ever, with a whopping multi-million-dollar price tag. The man who stood behind this creation, Alexander McQueen, also designed Kate Middleton’s wedding dress. Ms. Williams wore two more wedding dresses during the ceremony, both by Donatella Versace.
6. Sofia Vergara
We can’t talk about celebrity wedding dresses without mentioning this Columbian beauty. Sofia Vergara wore a breathtaking Zuhair Murad wedding dress that consisted of intricate details, including crystals, pearls, and sequins. The custom couture gown comes with a detachable skirt, which the actress removed later during the festivities.
7. Diana, Princess of Wales
Of course, we can’t forget about Princess Diana and her famous wedding gown that inspired many celebrity wedding dresses all over the world. The royal wedding took place in 1981, so it followed the trends of that period. This includes puffy sleeves, antique lace, a long train, and a shiny tiara.
8. Lily Collins
Another newlywed, Lily Collins, got married to Charlie McDowell in 2021. Her dress was also inspired by Grace Kelly’s wedding gown. Designed by Ralph Lauren, this striking lace wedding dress comes with long sleeves and a mock-neck. A lace hood and cape completed the whole look, making it one of the trendiest celebrity wedding dresses.
9. Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn's wedding （1954） pic.twitter.com/rVVGNJvHSP— Aesthetic Sharer ZHR (@CGdrawing) April 4, 2019
Audrie Hepburn’s wedding took place in 1954, and she wore a Pierre Balmain tea-length gown. Like many dresses of that time, this wedding gown had puffy sleeves, a satin sash, and a high neck. This world-famous actress also wore a flower crown, making her look even more stunning.
10. Kate Middleton
We can’t forget about Kate Middleton, now Princess of Wales, and her iconic bridal look that inspired many celebrity wedding dresses. Like a true princess, Kate Middleton wore a full-length lace gown with long sleeves, a V-neckline, and an 8-foot train. She also wore Queen Elizabeth II’s tiara, which held a long, delicate veil.
11. Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore did something different by wearing this non-traditional pastel pink wedding dress. The ruffled neckline and a tiered tulle skirt perfectly matched the theme of the wedding. There were even tiny pink flowers in her hair, which was covered with a pink veil.
12. Kim Kardashian
When Kim Kardashian got married to Kanye West in 2014, she wore a beautiful, custom-designed Givenchy dress. This floor-length gown comes with long sleeves, a long silk veil, and a diamond-shaped bodice accentuating her figure. What many people don’t know is that Kim’s dress was made to match the rose pattern that was prevalent in the ceremony.
13. Hailey Bieber
One of the trendiest celebrity wedding dresses, Hailey Bieber’s off-the-shoulder gown is one-of-a-kind. The mermaid dress is form-fitting, while the long veil has the embroidered message “Till death do us part.” Since the 2019 wedding, Hailey Bieber’s wedding dress remains one of the most Googled celebrity dresses on the internet.
14. Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey’s dress was inspired by Princess Diana’s wedding gown. When she got married to Tommy Mottola in 1993, she wore this beautiful Vera Wang wedding dress. The whole look features a tiara, puffy sleeves, and a 10-foot veil. It’s an off-the-shoulder dress that comes with a lace corset.
15. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas had two weddings. For the Christian ceremony, she wore a fitted, A-line Ralph Lauren wedding dress, which had long sleeves and a 75-foot veil. What makes this wedding dress special is that it’s studded with more than 2 million embellishments, most of which are Swarovski crystals. It took 1,826 hours to make this one-of-a-kind dress.
Ciara looked like a real princess in her Roberto Cavalli wedding dress. The dress is 13 feet long, and the train has a hidden detail. Ciara’s and Russell Wilson’s initials are woven into the lace. The dress features long trumpet sleeves, a matching silk tulle veil, and a lace overlay.
17. Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s wedding looked like a scene from a movie. The supermodel wore a puffy ball gown designed by Vera Wang. She changed into two more wedding dresses throughout the entire ceremony, both of which are Vera Wang creations.
18. Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly wore one of the most iconic wedding dresses ever, and it became an inspiration for wedding dress fashion centuries later. When she married Rainier III, the Prince of Monaco, in 1956, Grace Kelly wore a grand, full-length wedding dress. Helen Rose, who won an Academy Award for her costume designs, was the designer of this gorgeous creation.
19. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez was engaged to Ben Affleck twice, and they finally tied the knot in July 2022. She wore a collared Ralph Lauren gown and a stepped veil. It took over 1,000 handkerchiefs and 500 meters of fabric to create the ruffles on the bottom of the dress.
20. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie did something no bride would ever think of – she incorporated her children’s drawings into the back of the dress and the veil. Even though this dress sparked different reactions, most praised the actress for finding a creative way of including her children in the dress design process.
21. Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria and José Bastón got married in 2016. Her wedding dress was designed by none other than her friend Victoria Beckham. The custom dress is simple and form-fitting. The Desperate Housewives star said that Victoria Beckham managed to make the wedding dress of her dreams.
22. Victoria Beckham
Speaking of Victoria Beckham, we can’t forget about her beautiful wedding dress. When the former Spice Girls member got married to David Beckham in 1999, she wore a Vera Wang form-fitting ivory wedding dress with a 20-foot train and an 18-carat gold and diamond tiara.
23. Sophie Turner
Sophie turned got married to the second Jonas Brothers member, Joe Jonas, in 2019. The Game of Thrones actress wore a full-length Luis Vuitton gown. This wedding dress has a V-neckline, long sleeves, leather and satin details, and a classic veil. Later during the ceremony, Sophie changed into a different dress, which was equally beautiful.
24. Gwen Stefani
When Gwen Stefani got married, she chose something out of the ordinary. The strapless full-length dress has a sweetheart neckline, which she paired with white cowboy boots. The dress was designed by Vera Wang, who made sure the dress was specially made for this famous pop star.
25. Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II got married in 1947. Her royal wedding gown is made from silk satin, and it’s embroidered with silver threads and 10,000 white seed pearls. It took the designer seven weeks to make this dress, which inspired many royal wedding dresses of that era.
26. Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker has been a fashion icon since the 1990s. That’s why her black ball gown wedding dress went perfectly with her unique sense of style. The Morgan Le Fay dress features a tiered skirt and spaghetti straps. This black gown became one of the most famous celebrity wedding dresses in the world.
Beyonce and Jay Z kept their wedding ceremony private, so we couldn’t get a picture of her wedding dress for years. The dress was designed by none other than Beyonce’s mother. It’s a flattering, full-length, strapless dress with a ruffled train and a sweetheart neckline.
28. Chanel Iman
Chanel Iman walked down the aisle in a dreamy, rose-colored wedding dress. The Zuhair Murad wedding gown looked immaculate on the Victoria’s Secret model. It comes with floral details that spread across the entire length of the dress and the veil.
29. Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff’s wedding dress is simple, elegant, and stunning. Jenny Packham designed this beautiful gown, which has cape-like sleeves. Hilary wore minimalistic jewelry, featuring a pearl-encrusted headband and drop earrings.
30. Kate Moss
Kate Moss wore a 1920s-inspired detailed, full-length wedding dress when she married Jamie Hince in 2011. The dress combines vintage and bohemian details, like embroidery, gold sequins, and intricate patterns. She also wore a long, light veil that matched the style of the dress perfectly.
31. Gisele Bündchen
The Brazilian supermodel married American football star Tom Brady in 2009 in secret, so we didn’t get any wedding pictures until 2018. She wore a simple, form-fitting, full-length gown, which was embellished with tiny jewels. Gisele looked absolutely amazing in this wedding dress.
32. Katherine Schwarzenegger
Katherine Schwarzenegger’s wedding dress is minimalistic yet eye-catching. Designed by Giorgio Armani, the long, tight dress follows her contours perfectly while the long veil frames the dress. After the ceremony was complete, Katherine wore a different dress at the reception, which was also an Armani dress.
33. Jada Pinkett-Smith
Jada Pinkett-Smith is another celebrity who didn’t want to wear a traditional wedding dress. Instead, she wore a form-fitting, champagne-colored velvet dress, which was made by Badgley Mischka. The dress went perfectly with her groom’s beige suit.
34. Jasmine Tookes
The dress that Jasmine Tookes wore to her big day looks like it came from a fairy tale. Designed by Zuhair Murad, this wedding dress comes with a detachable skirt and a cathedral-length veil. This creation was yet another gown inspired by Grace Kelly’s royal wedding dress.
35. Celine Dion
Celine Dion’s wedding dress is incredibly detailed, and it’s wonderful to look at from every angle. If we ignore the bulky headpiece, the dress itself is a work of art. The wide ball gown comes with a train that’s 20 feet long. It’s certainly one of the most famous celebrity wedding dresses ever made.
36. Kate Upton
Kate Upton wore not one, not two, but three wedding dresses on her big day. But we’ll be focusing on the dress that she wore during the ceremony. The Valentino dress is a ball gown with long lace sleeves and a cathedral-length veil.
37. Priscilla Presley
We can’t list famous celebrity wedding dresses without mentioning Priscilla Presley. Since her wedding to Elvis Presley took place in 1967, the wedding dress fashion was all about wide dresses and long sleeves. This is the look Priscilla had, along with a 3-foot veil.
38. Pippa Middleton
At another royal wedding, Pippa Middleton wore a beautiful Giles Deacon gown that features short sleeves, a high neck, an open-back detail, and allover lace. This wedding gown is the perfect combination of traditional and fabulous.
39. Nicole Kidman
Who can forget Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s wedding in 2006? On her big day, Nicole Kidman wore a one-shouldered wedding dress that was a creation of Balenciaga. Many say that her wedding dress is a mixture of modern and vintage, and that it looks like it came from a lavish period drama set.
40. Sarah Hyland
The Modern Family star got married in August 2022 and wore two Vera Wang dresses, one for the ceremony and the other for the reception. Both dresses are princess-inspired, but they’re not over the top. The actress wore a loose bun to add to the dress’s simplicity.
41. Rosie Leslie
Rosie Leslie and Kit Harington had a romantic Scottish wedding. The two Game of Thrones stars celebrated their love in their fairy tale-like wedding, during which Rosie wore a stunning, vintage, lacy wedding gown. She even wore a wreath of white flowers on her head.
42. Britney Spears
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari got married in June 2022. The world-famous pop star wore a Versace wedding gown with a 10-foot-long train. She paired the dress with a white choker, sheer, fingerless gloves, and a 15-foot veil.
43. Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor got married eight times, and all her wedding dresses were beautiful. This dress was from her first wedding, which occurred in 1950 when she married Conrad “Nicky” Hilton. Her dress was made by the same designer responsible for Grace Kelly’s famous wedding dress, Helen Rose.
44. Lady Kitty Spencer
Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana’s niece, wore this gorgeous Dolce & Gabbana full-length dress. This is a Victorian-inspired dress with puffy shoulders and long sleeves. She wore two more dresses for the other parts of the wedding, both made by Dolce & Gabbana.
45. Nicola Peltz-Beckham
Nicola Peltz-Beckham married David and Victoria Beckham’s son, Brooklyn Beckham, in April 2022. This Valentino Haute Couture wedding dress is custom-made, so it suited Nicola perfectly.
46. Kourtney Kardashian
We already talked about her younger sister Kim, but did you see Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding dress? Made by Dolce & Gabbana, this mini-dress is one of a kind. What makes it even more special is the detailed veil, which has a large depiction of the Virgin Mary.
47. Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding wore a total of five wedding dresses on her big day. All the dresses were inspired by royalty, especially Kate Middleton’s and Princess Eugenie’s dresses. One dress alone took more than 640 hours to create.
48. Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow wore a lace Valentino gown on her wedding day. The dress features a tulle veil, cutout back, and cap sleeves. The floral details were added to the nude lining for a gentle effect. She wore a second dress at the reception, which was designed by Stella McCartney.
49. Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco wore one of the most elaborate celebrity wedding dresses out there. In fact, this dress is so detailed that it required 400 hours to create. The actress surprised everyone when she changed into a lace jumpsuit for the reception.
50. Rochelle Humes
Rochelle Humes got married to Marvin Humes in 2012, and she wore a beautiful Vera Wang full-length wedding dress. She later changed from this bridal gown to a silky dress for the rest of the evening.
Celebrity Wedding Dresses Everyone Should Know
From traditional and classic to vintage and unique, celebrity wedding dresses are made to have the wow factor. You can look to them for inspiration for your own wedding dress or just admire their beauty and one-of-a-kind charm.