Iconic Celebrity Wedding Dresses Through The Years (Part 3)

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Preparing a wedding is never an easy task, you have to keep many things in mind: the catering, the place, the invitations, the date, the dance and a hundred preparations to take into account, but what is clear from the beginning and What we know in advance is what wedding dress we will wear. Each one has a different style and taste, V-neckline or boat neckline, with or without a train, thick, lace, rhinestones … But be that as it may, we want the perfect dress, which is why we have compiled the most famous wedding dresses that made history and that inspire future brides, starting with Audrey Hepburn, going through Lady Di, and ending with the singer Hilary Duff, married last December 2019. If you haven’t yet read the first and second parts of this blog, do it now!



For her wedding to David Bowie in 1992, the Somali-born’ top model’ chose a beautiful Hervé Leger dress that highlighted her figure.


Fabiola from Belgium

The Spanish Fabiola de Mora y Aragón married in December 1960 with Balduino, king of the Belgians. She wore a fabulous Balenciaga creation that made her known all over the planet. Today it is one of the most precious jewels of the Balenciaga Museum in Getaria.


Wallis Simpson

The King Edward VII of England had to abdicate to marry Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee for which he had gone mad. They were married on June 3, 1937, at the Château de Candé, and she did so in a beautiful Mainbocher dress in what was called ‘Wallis blue’ because it was the same shade as her eyes.


Natalie Wood

Another love affair was that of Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood. This photo corresponds to her first wedding, in 1957, when she was only 19 years old – Howard Shoup, a well-known costume designer, the long cocktail dress with a narrow skirt and lace bodice.


Brigitte Bardot

She was only 18 years old in 1952 when she married filmmaker Roger Vadim, six years her senior. The actress tried to commit suicide several times when her parents forbade her to see her then-boyfriend. The father agreed to have them marry civilly but forced Vadim to sleep on the sofa because he did not recognize him as his daughter’s husband unless they were married in church. The couple relented, and she donned a Madame Ogive design.


Victoria Beckham

He went down in the annals of memory due to excess and closeness to the tacky. That satin shine, that crown, that cut! He made an effort to make the design, by Vera Wang, conceal his thinness, something that he more than succeeded.


Ava Gardner

‘La Tigresa’ and ‘la Voz’ were married in November 1951. She wore a two-tone Fontana design with a halter neck and a tulle overlay. Their marriage lasted six intense years, and both recognized that they were the love of his life.


Rita Wilson

It was 1988, and Rita Wilson would wear an excellent example of the eighties dress for her wedding to actor Tom Hanks: sweetheart neckline, tight and short, with impossible ruffles … And what about those curls! Thirty-three years later, they are still married in what they have defined as a problematic but loving marriage.


Catherine Deneuve

The French actress was only 21 when she married photographer David Bailey in a civilian manner. She wore a simple black dress with a bow at the waist, and he has never remarried.


Nancy Shevell

The third wife of Paul McCartney, she chose for the civil ceremony a dress by her ‘stepdaughter’ Stella in ivory tones with a fitted body, a slight ‘V’ neckline, and buttons on the chest – inspired by Wallis Simpson.


Princess Margaret

The little sister of Elizabeth II of England shocked her country by falling in love with a divorced military man, Captain Pete Townsend, with whom she was not allowed to marry. The day after learning that Townsend was engaged to another, she accepted the proposal of photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, whom she married in 1960. She wore a full-flared Norman Hartnell gown and diamond tiara. 

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