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Iconic Wedding Dresses

Don’t they say old is gold? it most certainly is so when it comes to A-listers bridal couture, we have admired them in back and white photographs, on magazine covers, and even on TV, they have never failed once to wow us. In the ever-changing world of fashion we always see how certain styles die down only to rise up in the years to come, the same applies to bridal couture. When looking back on the most iconic wedding dresses of all time-worn by celebrities and even royalty, you can see that designers have incorporated this iconic style into their new collections. Whether you want to emulate 1950s glamour a la Grace Kelly, bring an edge to tradition like Portia de Rossi, or stun in a high fashion Kate Moss inspired number, we’ve got a wedding dress for you!

Jackie O’s (Jacqueline Bouvier’s)

The First Lady-to-be Jackie O stunned the world with her fabulous 50 feet ivory silk taffeta ball gown.

To recreate this iconic wedding dress consider an off the shoulder gown that would draw attention to your collar-bone, with a flowing skirt and long train. 

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly’s iconic wedding dress is considered the most elegant and classical wedding dress of all time, it was constructed in four separate parts, the rose point lace details, seed pearl accents, a fitted long-sleeved bodice, and a flared skirt.

To recreate this iconic wedding dress with a modern touch, opt for a tulle or organza skirt. 

Audrey Hepburn

Designer Pierre Balmain create an exceptional tea length wedding gown for Audrey Hepburn, featuring a high neck and ball gown sleeves, that was elegantly paired with elbow length white gloves. 

Modernise this iconic wedding dress by skipping the ball gown skirt and opting for a slimmer silhouette. If high neck gowns are not your thing then spice it up with a bridal cape instead of a veil. 

Bianca Jagger

A rock n roll bride breaking the bridal norm in the 70’s with a stylish white bridal suit designed by YSL, matched perfectly with a skirt and over sized hat. Probably one of the sexiest and coolest bridal looks of all time. 

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Dare to bare? recreating this look has never been so easy, the uprise of bridal jumpsuits, and low necklines is at an all time high in 2017. Impeccable tailoring is key to pull off this timeless look, so keep an eye out for clean lines. 

Kate Middleton

A royal wedding that captured so many bridal hearts, and from which a 1000 imitations were created. Sarah Burton the creative director at Alexandra McQueen designed Kate Middleton’s bridal gown that was truly fit for a princess. In actual fact if you compare the Duchess of Cambridge wedding gown to that of Grace Kelly’s you will find equal similarities. 

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This iconic wedding dress had the perfect balance between tradition and modernity. The ivory satin, long-sleeved and low neckline gown made it easy for designers to re-create, so that every bride can feel like a princess on her wedding day.

Kate Moss 

A boho-glam wedding for the fashion icon of the world Kate Moss, it came as no surprise that this stylish women would wow the crowd on her wedding day. A custom-made John Galliano gown that dazzled with gorgeous metallic and rhinestone embellishment. 

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Embrace this boho-glam style with a sheer neckline, beaded gown, and done be afraid to experiment with colour. 

Sophia Vergara

Sophia Vergara is known for her killer curves, her Zuhair Marad wedding dress didn’t fail to showcase her stellar figure. The gown was hand-made with countless sequins and pearls, and it also came with a detachable skirt. 

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Detachable skirts are 2017’s hottest bridal trend, include a sheer illusion neckline or off the shoulder straps and you are guaranteed to wow your guests. 

Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi’s gown was designed by Zac Posen for a fairytale wedding. The backless halter neck gown included a blush ball gown skirt that was a perfect combination of style and colour.

Iconic wedding dresses

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Blush gowns have become increasingly popular in the bridal fashion world, to recreate this look opt for a 3D floral appliqué and a full ball gown skirt that simply flows as you move. 








  1. The one Audrey wore is a true gem – just a personal opinion (but she’s was a real beauty so that may be her charm!)

    1. I agree she looked beautiful. It is just something about her iconic style that is so inspiring.

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