We’re feeling somewhat fashion inspired today so we thought we would take a look back on a few celebrities that made big fashion statements as they walked down the aisle…
Olivia Palmero marries Johannes Huebi in a Carolina Herrera gown, 2014
Olivia Palermo parted with tradition to marry her model fiance Johannes Huebl in New York on June 28. The stylista chose to wear a full tulle skirt with floral detail layered over a pair of cream shorts, with a simple cream cashmere jumper on top. Her something blue came in the form of some vibrant Manolo Blahnik heels. Quite possibly our favourite bridal look to date.
Keira Knightley marries James Righton, 2013
British actress Keira Knightley, 28, married her singer boyfriend James Righton, 29, in the south of France on May 4. The bride wore a knee-length dress by Chanel, accessorised with the French fashion house’s classic bouclé-style jacket in a pastel hue, ballet pumps and a flower garland in her hair.
Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainer of Monaco, 1956
Grace Kelly also chose gown by Helen Rose who had dressed her in ‘High Society’ and ‘The Swan’. The gown was the most expensive dress that Rose had ever made and consisted of a rounded collar, full skirt of ivory peau de soie, and a fitted bodice made from Brussels lace embroidered with seed pearls. The lace was over a century old and had flower designs in it. 25 yards of silk taffeta and 100 yards of silk net were used in the construction of the dress. Under her wedding gown, Grace’s petticoats had tiny blue satin bows.
Jacqueline Bouvier marries John F Kennedy, 1953
Jacqueline Bouvier’s wedding dress was designed by African-American fashion designer Ann Lowe. It was a ball gown of ivory silk taffeta with a huge round skirt which required 50 yards of ivory silk taffeta. The wedding gown took 2 months to complete. The full bouffant skirt had interwoven tucking bands and tiny wax flowers. Her grandmother’s heirloom rose point lace veil was attached to her hair with orange blossoms amid a tiara of lace. The evening before the wedding she was given a diamond bracelet by John Kennedy and a diamond pin by the Kennedy parents.
Rita Hayworth marries Fred Astaire in film ‘You’ll Never Get Rich’, 1941
Hollywood beauty Hayworth looked ravishing in her wedding dress with beaded fishnet sleeves in the 1941 film ‘You’ll Never Get Rich’ in which she married Fred Astaire….
Mia Farrow marries Frank Sinatra, 1966
Sixties style icon, actress Mia Farrow, chose a chic and moddish mini skirt suit to complement her elfin crop for her ‘quickie’ marriage to Frank Sinatra in Las Vegas.
Elizabeth Taylor marries Nicky Hilton, 1950
Elizabeth wore a creation by MGM studio designer Helen Rose – a white satin confection embellished with seed pearls and beading which had taken a number of workers two months to complete. A three-quarter length veil was attached to a cap trimmed with pearls combined with a pearl tiara. To complete the all-white motif, the bride carried a bouquet of white orchids.