Oh, who does not love a good wedding? Even though oftentimes Hollywood marriages end in shambles, there is nothing quite like celebrating a marriage between two people. So here is our list of 20 of the Most Stunning Celebrity Wedding Dresses. Let us be honest: a wedding is all about the bride. The groom does have his moment, but all eyes are on the blushing bride as she makes her way down the aisle.
So here are some of the most gorgeous wedding gowns that we have ever seen. The stars were shining brightly as these beauties walked to their eager grooms on their wedding day. Some of these brides even chose to make various wardrobe changes throughout the day. Yet the end result was always a winner. From silver and gold to Swarovski crystals and silk organza, these gowns will take your breath away.
Some of the celebs opted for very long trains, while others kept it simple. Long sleeves or sleeveless, there is so much to love here. Appliques in lace and tulle were pretty and prim, while asymmetry and untraditional patterns helped some of these celebs totally rock it. Enjoy and maybe these celeb wedding gowns will provide some wedding inspiration.
20 Solange Knowles
For those who do not know her, Solange Knowles is Beyonce’s lil’ sis (as if the last name did not give it away!) Solange got married at the end of 2014 and she wore a wedding dress designed by Humberto Leon for Kenzo. It was a floor-length gown and had a cape accessory that Solange could take on or off. It was definitely modern and she wore her hair in a natural afro. She completed the look with matching gold bangles on both of her wrists. She got hitched to Alan Ferguson in New Orleans, the big easy! And Queen B was the maid of honor, of course.
19 Lauren Conrad
Lauren Conrad has come a long way since her days starring on the MTV show The Hills. Now she is a beauty maven and a businesswoman as well. One more thing she can add to her resume: a married woman! Lauren wore beautiful makeup and a custom-designed gown by Mark Badgley and James Mischka. It draped on the floor around her and had beautiful lace detailing all throughout. It was a very slim and streamlined cut for her and really showed off her womanly curves. It actually was not the traditional white, but was a two-tone ivory color. Can you say “gorgeous”?
18 Kim Kardashian
As she walked down the aisle to become Kimye, reality star Kim Kardashian stunned her wedding guests with her gorgeous gown. She donned a custom-made look by Givenchy’s creative director, Riccardo Tisci. It was haute couture and hugged her curves perfectly. It was decked out in lace and contained sheer panels that were sexy but not over the top for a wedding ceremony. She looked like her own version of a princess. Her sleeves were also long-sleeved and the train had a mermaid silhouette. For her hair, she kept it plain and simple so as not to take away from the radiance of her gown. Her dark brown hair was straightened and parted down the center.
17 Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci was a stunning bride in a couture wedding gown that was designed by Givenchy. Everything about this gown was picture perfect for a wedding. It was made of lush white silk and tulle and featured a high neckline and quarter-length sleeves and had cutouts at the shoulders. The train was like a big drape and fell at just the right angle to capture the elegance and grace of the bride. Lace appliques and satin piping were an interesting and thrilling touch to the dress. Ricci sported an updo in a bun and her veil was very thin and delicate.
16 Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson is well on her way to starting her own family, but back in 2013, she was just getting married. The very first American Idol winner wore a wedding gown by Temperley Bridal. There were appliques in a floral design scattered throughout the dress and some lace detailing left a whimsical and romantic feel. The long-sleeved ensemble also featured buttons on the wrist and a V-neckline plunged down her chest and back. Atop her head was a headpiece designed by Maria Elena and it completed the glamorous look. It was made with Swarovski crystals and opals and created a pretty leaf pattern.
15 Chrissy Teigen
When Chrissy Teigen got married to crooner John Legend, she opted for not one, not two, but three dresses for the wedding day. The first one was ivory-colored and had a popular sweetheart neckline. The back was open to show off her shoulders and cocoa-butter skin. Dress Number Two was more on the daring and seductive side and she then wore another dress that was bold and red. That was a reception dress and it was definitely perfect for stealing the spotlight and hitting the dance floor! After all, it was her day as the blushing bride! For the record, John looked good, too.
14 Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley has an eccentric kind of beauty, so it made sense for her to splash out on a wedding dress that was just as unique as she is. Knightley actually had two dresses for her wedding. One was a pale pink-rose color and the hem hit just at the knee. It was a strapless number and had a skirt that resembled a ballerina tutu. The second dress was much more showy and expensive and was a custom-made Valentino gown. It was made with tiers and tiers of lace as well as little flowers. Whatever Knightley wears, she is going to look fabulous, of course!
13 Michelle Kwan
Michelle Kwan solidified her career as a medal-winning figure skater. So when she grew up and got married, we were all feeling the tingly warm feelings in our hearts. Michelle opted to wear a beautiful wedding gown designed by Vera Wang. In fact, Michelle remembered a lot of ensembles worn by skaters that were designed by Vera Wang, so she chose the fashion designer for her own wedding! It was gorgeous and traditional with a sweetheart neckline and a pretty pattern made with lace and silk organza. The strapless dress had a mermaid tail silhouette and the lace was applied by hand.
12 Anna Hathaway
When Anne Hathaway was getting married, we knew that she was going to bring the class. After all, she is one sophisticated yet down-to-earth woman. So when she stepped out in her wedding dress, we loved it! She wore a Valentino gown that had an ombre color effect from white to pink. She wore a beautiful veil and a headband of lace. The train draped far behind her and was sheer and pretty. She looked like such a stunner in this wedding gown, and her hair was in a gorgeous updo. Everything looked so classic and timeless. Certainly a long shot away from her Princess Diaries days!
11 Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon may not be a couple anymore, but they certainly exchanged their vows plenty of times! The celeb couple definitely pulled out all the stops to make sure that Mariah had a new and fancy dress to show off each time. One of those gowns was worn to Disneyland so that Nick and Mariah could hold a ceremony at the Magic Kingdom castle. For the occasion, Mariah had beehive hair and a tiara made of diamonds. Her gown had a sweetheart neckline with a bottom half that flared out behind her. It featured panels upon panels and the bodice was detailed with appliques.
10 Kate Moss
When a supermodel gets married, you can bet that she is going to pull out all the stops to look especially gorgeous. So it was with Kate Moss. She wore a gown designed by John Galliano. The gown featured a slight V-neckline and had a gorgeous train that hit the floor just so. It was sprinkled throughout with gold applique and seems to sparkle and shine in the light. Clever and sophisticated sideways stitching on the bodice lent an elegant touch to the entire ensemble. A simple veil complemented her naturally wavy blonde hair. Kate’s daughter, Lila, joined her for the ceremony.
9 Tamera Mowry
Remember Tamera Mowry from Sister, Sister? Well she is all grown up now and she got married to Adam Housley back in 2011 in Napa Valley, California. Tamera wore a Carolina Herrera wedding gown to her outdoor wedding. Of course, her twin sis, Tia Mowry, was the maid of honor. When the wedding reception came, Tamara changed into a two-piece Dolce & Gabbana getup. Then there was a final wardrobe change where Tamera wore a Herve Legera dress for the dancing and after-party. What a whirlwind wedding! Can we say gorgeous, gorgeous? The entire wedding had a very natural feel to it with lots of floral décor, olive branches, and white candles.
8 Kate Middleton
We all remember when Kate Middleton got married to Prince William. Now they have two little ones, but before all of that, Kate stunned the world with her wedding gown. It was a Sarah Burton creation. Burton is the creative director of Alexander McQueen. The dress was stunning and featured long sleeves that were sheer and patterned with floral appliques. The neckline was high in the back and then swopped down into a lower-cut V-neckline. The dress was both traditional and modern and featured a lengthy train that was famously carried by Kate’s sister, Pippa Middleton. Kate’s veil was simple, thin, and delicate.
7 Hilary Duff
When Hilary Duff got hitched to NHL star Mike Comrie, she stunned her wedding guests and her groom by coming out in an absolutely beautiful gown. It was a strapless ensemble and featured a sweetheart neckline. The dress was made of hand-applied embellishments and was designed by Vera Wang. It showed off her curves perfectly and it was delicate, modern, yet elegant and sophisticated. It had a mermaid tail hemline that flowed out onto the floor. It had a slightly violet tone to it and it was perfect for Hillary’s petite frame. Call us crazy, but her Lizzie McGuire persona would have been proud!
6 Chelsea Clinton
Chelsea Clinton’s wedding gown was so pretty that we are still talking about it. She wore a Vera Wang dress that featured a belted waist that was shiny and sparky and embroidered in silver. The strapless gown was made of silk organza in an ivory color and the bottom half was made of tulle pleats. The bodice had a diagonal draping pattern and the veil was refined and elegant. The wedding gown perfectly showed off Chelsea’s figure without being too showy. The flowers she held matched the ensemble as well, and were a classy ivory white to match the dress.
5 Alicia Keys
When Alicia Keys got married, she looked like a modern-day Greek goddess! Her wedding gown was designed by none other than Vera Wang, and it had a one-shoulder neckline that looked so elegant and tasteful on Alicia. It was an ivory silk color and was indeed inspired by ancient Greece. That was very fitting for her wedding, which was held in front of the Mediterranean Sea. How romantic! The singer also wore a headband that fit across her forehead. It was jeweled and sparkly in the August sun. As for her groom, Swizz Beatz, he wore an ivory tuxedo jacket to match his blushing bride.
4 Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump was trying to channel Grace Kelly in her stunningly pretty wedding gown. When she got married back in October of 2009, Ivanka wore a Vera Wang-designed wedding gown, which featured sleeves that cut off a bit above the elbow. It also had lace that was attached by hand and a long flowy veil. The wedding dress as a custom piece by Vera Wang and had a high neckline that was classy and sophisticated. According to the designer, the dress was perfect for Ivanka because it had a royal air to it. We have to admit, it was certainly a stunning wedding gown!
3 Khloe Kardashian
If you want to wear the same dress that Khloe Kardashian wore, then hit up Vera Wang and you can purchase it! The dress has a mermaid tail silhouette and was made with sleek silk. The belt was custom made with Swarovski crystals and pearls, and there were also buttons dotting the back of the gown. The dress is an ivory color and has a bodice of organza ruffles. It is a strapless number and it form-fitting to hug the curves, but also breathable so that the lady is not holding her breath the whole time! It is definitely princess-like but without being too showy and pompous.
2 Salma Hayek
First of all, Salma Hayek got married to Francois-Henri Pinault on Valentine’s Day, so you know that she had romance on the brain. And her dress definitely fit the bill! It was a Balenciaga wedding gown that was designed by Nicholas Ghesquiere. Salma wore her hair pulled back in an elegant bun and her veil was long and delicate. The bodice of the gown was shiny and silvery and had a striped pattern, while the bottom half skirt resembled crepe paper and the bubble-hem style. Her drop-dangle earrings were the perfect touch to the whole ensemble. Who cares if Hollywood marriages don’t last?
1 Katie Holmes
When Katie Holmes married Tom Cruise in 2006, she was a picture of perfection. She looked so young and innocent in her wedding gown, which was an Armani piece. The dress was an off-the-shoulder silhouette, and was decked out with Swarovski crystals and lace patterns. The veil was long and fell down her back in various tiers. The train rested a few inches behind her and was nice because it did not get in the way as she walked down the aisle. Katie wore her hair long and the slim cut of the gown perfectly accented her figure without making her look like a twig.