Iconic Wedding Dresses: Royal weddings and Celebrities weddings

Royal weddings and Celebrities weddings

Discover some iconic wedding dresses

iconic wedding dresses

Seven months after the birth of their daughter, Suri, Katie Holmes wore an off-the-shoulder gown by Giorgio Armani for her November 2006 wedding to Tom Cruise in Italy. It was a real iconic wedding dresses. The couple announced they were set to divorce in 2012.

 

Actress Gene Tierney wore a dress by costume designer Oleg Cassini in The Razor’s Edge. Tierney and Cassini later eloped to Las Vegas to be married. They had two daughters together,  Antonia and Christina  before they divorced in 1953.

 

 

iconic wedding dresses
iconic wedding dresses

Princess Margaret wore a white silk gown by Norman Hartnell. The same designer behind Queen Elizabeth’s dress and a diamond tiara when she married Antony Armstrong Jones in 1960.

Their marriage lasted until 1978.

Edward VIII abdicated his throne in December 1936 in order to marry Wallis Simpson. They wed in June 1937 at the Château de Candé in France. She wore a pale blue dress with a nipped-in buttoned waist, a Cartier brooch at her neck and a halo-like hat.

 

 

iconic wedding dresses
iconic wedding dresses

Bianca Jagger decided against a traditional wedding dress for her May 1971 wedding to Mick Jagger. Opting instead for a white skirt suit by Savile Row tailor Tommy Nutter.  Who had previously designed suits for the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Yoko Ono. The designer had made a shirt for Bianca to wear under the jacket but it did not fit as she was four-months pregnant. So she wore nothing underneath instead. She kept the Riviera sunshine off with a wide-brimmed hat. The couple were married until 1978 and had one daughter together.

iconic wedding dresses
iconic wedding dresses

Marilyn Monroe married retired baseball player Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco in January 1954. The Hollywood starlet who had previously been married to police officer James Dougherty wore a black skirt suit with a white fur collar for her second wedding and carried a bunch of white orchids. Their marriage lasted only 274 days and Marilyn went on to be married to playwright Arthur Miller from 1956 to 1961 before her death in 1962.

Kate Bosworth married Michael Polish in a ceremony attended by around 50 close friends and family in Philipsburg, Montana. She arrived at the ceremony in a stagecoach pulled by two horses, and wore a strapless, full-skirted Oscar de la Renta gown complete with an 8-ft-long, 16-ft-wide train and teamed with a full-length veil. For the reception, the actress changed into a floral embroidered tulle dress with an illusion neckline and scalloped cap sleeves, also by De la Renta.

iconic wedding dresses
iconic wedding dresses

Keira Knightley married Klaxons musician James Righton in the South of France. The bride wore a Chanel couture spring/summer 2006 pale grey tulle, bustier dress that came to the knee. The actress accessorised her dress with a white tweed jacket created especially by Karl Lagerfeld. As well as Chanel pink and grey ballet pumps and a floral garland which sat on top of her loose hair. The low-key ceremony – which was held in front of just 11 guests – took place at a town hall in Mazan, 12 miles from Marseille. The reception was then hosted at a house owned by Knightley’s mother, playwright Sharman MacDonald, in a marquee erected in the garden.

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