What are the things that come to your mind when you hear the word "lavish"? Multiply the extravagance of them all and what it would precisely equal is a high-end celebrity wedding. With all the flair and drama in place, the nuptial celebrations of these well-known faces are quite a sight to behold. Not all of these celebrities, however, indulge in overly popularized gatherings but keep their affairs rather low-key, which is yet in no way less elegant.
What follows is a list of ten of the Most Iconic Celebrity Wedding Gowns of all time, some of which are sure to leave you awe-inspired:
Kate Middleton: The marriage of the Duchess of Cambridge with Prince William has been well inscribed in the pages of contemporary history thanks to the overwhelming royal frenzy and global attention it garnered. The exquisite lace wedding gown was designed by Alexander McQueen, the creative director of Sarah Burton.
2. Victoria Beckham: Former Spice Girls’ star Victoria and her ace footballer husband David Beckham’s love story has stood the test of time. The two married in Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland in 1999 where the bride wore a Vera Wang wedding gown with a structured ball-gown skirt.
3.Christina Aguilera: The gorgeous dress Christina Aguilera chose to wear on her wedding with Jordan Bratman was an elegant bodycon cascading into a ruffled mass. The craftily decorated veil only added to the exquisiteness. The Spanish styled wedding gown was designed by Christian Lacroix.
4.Celine Dion: When it came to being a sensation, the singer’s wedding gown did no less than herself. On the day of her marriage to Rene Angeli in 1994, she wore a Mirella and Steve Gentile gown which had a 20-foot train. The dress took more than 1,000 hours to be created and the veil she sported had more than 2,000 Austrian crystals.
5.Amal Clooney: Noted lawyer and human rights activist Amal Alamuddin married megastar George Clooney in a breath-taking and elaborately crafted wedding gown designed by Oscar de la Renta. The pristine white gown fell into a massive circle skirted by an enchanting
6.Angela Yeung Wing: Popularly known as Angelababy, this Chinese superstar’s custom Dior wedding gown might come as a surprise in this list widely ruled by the dames of Hollywood. The huge dress took over 5 months to be made and had 115 feet of satin organza adorning her.
7.Kate Moss: Kate Moss married Jamie Hince in July 2011. John Galliano has the credits to the designing of the classic wedding gown with a rich, lace bottom which was also exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2014 as part of its exhibition of wedding dresses.
8.Audrey Hepburn: The epitome of beauty, Audrey Hepburn married actor Mel Ferrer in September 1954. She wore a simple yet elegant full-skirted ballerina-length dress designed by Pierre Balmain and topped it off with roses in her tied-up hair.
9.Princess Diana: Speaking of extravagance, Princess Diana quite surpassed the wedding gowns of many famous women that followed her, on her marriage with Prince Charles way back in 1981.The gown designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel had a 25-foot long trail which is the longest in royal wedding history.
10.Grace Kelly: The word ‘timeless’ had fewer better definitions than that made by Grace Kelly’s ethereal white wedding gown, designed by Helen Rose of MGM studios. She wedded Prince Ranier III of Monaco in 1956. The gown is said to have inspired Kate Middleton’s own wedding apparel, and now lies with the Philadelphia Museum of Art.