Wedding for every woman is a significant event, almost the most important in life. Naturally, attention is paid to all the little things, and the wedding dress of the bride stands on a special place.
Not surprisingly, leading world fashion designers create more and more new designs, trying to maximize the appearance of the main culprit of the celebration.
In the history of world fashion, there were 12 of the most famous wedding dresses, which are admired and still equal.
Wedding dress by Grace Kelly, April 1956.
When the news spread that the Hollywood princess Grace would soon become a princess of the principality of Monaco, the leaders of the MGM studio decided to present their ward with an unusual gift. He was prepared for six weeks under the strictest secret of thirty-five people. As a result, there was a wedding dress, which is now considered to be classic. The sketch was made by Helen Rose, who for the time being was able to create costumes by Oscar. In addition, she already knew Grace Kelly well, since she already dressed her for the films “Swan” and “Higher Society.” The dress included a classic lush skirt in the shape of a bell and ivory, made of silk peau de soie. There were also a lot of podsubnikov, and the bodice was made of Brussels lace. Above them, the dress was decorated with natural pearls. The bride’s face was framed by a silk veil, her prayer book, hairpins and even pink shoes were also decorated with lace. According to the legend in the shoe sole Grace Kelly was hidden on the coin, fortunately. A gorgeous dress was transferred by the girl immediately after the wedding to the museum. I must say that the wedding of Grace Kelly again introduced into fashion the image of the bride-princess, who during the years of wars and economic shocks noticeably faded.
Wedding dress by Nicole Kidaman, June 2006.
At its marriage, the Australian diva just confirmed its status as the most elegant Hollywood star. Contrary to all expectations, Nicole did not wear an outfit from Chanel, although she is the face of this company. Outwitted his choice of the bride and his girlfriend Lauren Scott, although she invited her to the wedding. Kidman eventually wore a dress from designer Nicolas Gesquier (Balenciaga). It was as simple as possible, but romantic. The sleeves were created in Empire style, and the dress was decorated with lace. The complete ensemble includes shoes from Christian Labuten, earrings with pearls, a long veil and a bouquet of white roses. External simplicity is created with great taste. The girlfriend of the bride, stylist Cameron Silver said: “I had no doubt that Nicole would choose something like that.” It was absolutely not her style to wear a huge dress with a lush rococo skirt. ” Initially, Kidman wanted to sell her dress at a special charity auction, but in the last place, the daughter of the actress, Isabella, dissuaded her from it. The girl told Mom that she ever wants to get married in this dress. So now the outfit is waiting for its high point. Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress, September 1953.
For the bride, Robert Kennedy sewed the dress of African-American Anne Lowe, family designer of the families of the Roosevelt and Bouvier. The work took two whole months, it took a whole 50 meters of silk taffeta. The dress had a classic silhouette – a narrow bodice was crowned with a magnificent skirt decorated with small flowers and woven ribbons. Jackie on her head was carrying a laced tiara with fresh orange blossom flowers, the bride’s veil was taken from her grandmother. Not the girl’s neck was a family pearl, and on the wrist – a diamond bracelet, donated shortly before her future husband. The bouquet of the bride included pink and white orchids and gardenias. As a result, Jackie’s dress turned out to be the most photographed in history. However, the very first lady did not like her outfit at all. Once her daughter Karolin said: “Mom was from the dress is not in great delight, because it was so similar to the lamp shade.”
Wedding dress of Princess Diana, July 1981.
The story of the creation of this dress is unusual. His design was done by unknown young designers David and Elizabeth Emmanuel. They said that one day they were called from the magazine “Vogue” with a request to provide them with some beautiful blouse. They gave one, believing that it is necessary for publication. In fact, the blouse is needed for Diana Spencer, the future princess of Wales. The girl liked the thing of the designers so much that soon she called them. Elizabeth recalls: “I picked up the phone, It was Diana.” She asked quietly if we would not agree to sew a wedding dress for her, as if we could say “no.” The order was not even formalized, which is unusual for the royal family. Buckingham Palace did not receive a single letter, and none of the inspectors visited it.On the fitting, the future princess came alone, only once taking her mother with him.The work was conducted for three months, for this entire period the windows and roofs of neighboring houses were literally occupied by the paparazzi. luxurious dress all I saw only on the day of the marriage, the corset was made of a whale’s mustache, the belt was made of diamonds, and the sleeves were lanterns, and the train was incredibly long-eight meters in length. the case was even made with an exact copy of the dress.It’s hard to estimate the cost of the original, because his replica was sold at an auction for 175 thousand dollars.
Wedding dress by Dita von Teese, December 2005.
What bride would choose a dark purple dress made of silk taffeta? Is only the chosen one of the great and terrible Marilyn Manson, the gothic beauty Dita von Teese. Critics of fashion were in full delight – in fact the outfit from the creator of punk Vivienne Westwood perfectly shaded the milky-white skin of the bride, ideally combined with the velvet dress of the groom. The dress was completed with a corset, which was able to emphasize the bride’s aspen waist (only 50 cm in girth!). It was created by the fetish designer Mark Pullen, known as Mr. Pearl. For Dita were removed from Paris slippers Christian Labuten, and from London came her hat, the creator of which was the famous hatter Steven Jones.
Wedding dress Catherine Zeta-Jones, November 2000.
The Hollywood diva arranged her wedding with such luxury that Elizabeth Taylor herself could envy her. But unlike her, Catherine intended to marry only once, because she did not skimp on spending. The whole ceremony as a result cost almost three million dollars, with a large part left to create a dress. At first, Kathryn decided to involve in the creation of the already mentioned David and Elizabeth Emmanuel, who already had experience of creating such clothes, working with the princess Diana. In addition, the designers were from Wales, as was Kathryn herself. But in the end, the right to create a dress was given to the star master Christian Lacroix, known for his commitment to a lush and purposely luxurious style. The outfit from the snow-white royal satin will be complemented by a long train of lace chantilly, which is adorned with embroidery “star dust”. The head of the bride was crowned by the tiara of jewelry designer Fred Leighton. That’s exactly how the Princess of Wales is married, even if the king is just sweet.
Wedding dress Priscilla Presley, May, 1967.
The bride appeared in a long, half-open, loose dress of simple cut, with a collar-yoke. Transparent sleeves were embroidered with small beads. The outfit was purchased by Priscilla’s mother, but she did not quite like it – the girl decided to dress it manually several days. The luxurious bride’s hair was adorned with a small crown with fake diamonds, the veil was long and heavy. Elvis Presley did not like this outfit, he found it uninteresting and simple, which did not correspond to the status of the bride of the king of rock’n’roll. But according to Priscilla’s opinion, this is just gossip. “Elvis liked my look on our wedding day.Then we were both very nervous and did not really know what each of us should wear. When we saw a friend of a friend coming out of their rooms and fully dressed in our wedding attire, we were very much moved. He told me: “Sattnin, you look beautiful.” Priscilla believes that her dress was in the spirit of that time. The girl chose him because she was flying and romantic, making her image more feminine.
Wedding dress Bianchi Jagger, May 1971.
Few brides would decide to wear a trouser suit for the wedding. But for Bianca Jagger this decision was easy, thus she wrote her name in the history of fashion. It is quite logical that the bride of a sex symbol and a rock star decided to abandon the traditional dress. Instead, she decided to express her love of freedom with a snow-white trouser suit, dressed directly on her naked body. The costume was ordered at the famous London studio Savile Row, created a dress by Tomi Nutter, who also dressed Yoko Ono and Elton John. Complete with the dress was a wide-brimmed hat with a veil, and on his wrist there was a bracelet of flowers. With a bright white ensemble, the red long nails of Bianchi and her blue-black hair contrasted particularly. This classic outfit today began to acquire replicas in the collections of various designers. For example, the designer Tom Ford was able in his debut in the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent to demonstrate an elegant tuxedo just in the style of Bianchi Jagger.
Wedding dress by Marilyn Monroe, January 1954.
A woman, a recognized sex symbol of the twentieth century, was married three times. In January 1954, her marriage to baseball star Joe DiMaggio took place, Marilyn’s second attempt to find family happiness. The actress surprised fashion critics with her extremely simple brown dress, which in style is similar to what Soviet schoolgirls later wore. However, here you can see both style and taste. By the way, such a dress the bride at the time bought for $ 250 in an ordinary store, it was sold in 1999 to a private collector for $ 33,500. But the traditional dress in which Monroe married for the first time in 1942 for a police officer, Jim Dugerty, never found a buyer. Apparently, the star itself was able to add charm and style alongside.
Wedding dress Gwen Stefani, September 2002.
The soloist of the band “No doubt” was able to surprise everyone at her wedding. She wore a gorgeous dress, in which a moderate outrage was very close to the classics. On the bride dress creamy shade kept only thanks to the clasp on his left shoulder. The dress changed its color to the hem on the color of fuchsia. The outfit was supplemented with an old veil. Especially for Gwen dress sewed John Galliani from the house of fashion Dior. At a conversation with him, the singer said that she could not decide on the style. To this Galjani suggested that Gwen tell him which song she likes best. This is what helped the designer to create an outfit that exceeded all expectations. After his fitting in Paris, Stephanie said: “I lost my speech, the resulting dress – completely belongs to John and me.”
Wedding dress by Jennifer Aniston, July 2000.
Although the actress’s marriage did not become perfect, her wedding dress became that. He was invented and embodied by the American Lawrence Steele. The dress was sewn from snow-white tulle and silk, hundreds of tiny pearls were the decoration. The bride’s hair was removed under the veil, and on her legs were leather sandals from Manolo Blahnik. The bridesmaids were dressed in green silk dresses, and the groom’s friends – in costumes from Prada. Simplicity and elegance, however, were not cheap. Divorce with Brad Pitt burst after five years. Then Aniston, trying to get rid of depression, gathered in the backyard of her friends’ house and arranged a ritual burning of this dress, trying to get rid of sad memories. They are most likely left, but this exclusive outfit no longer exists.Elizabeth Hurley’s wedding dress, March 2007.
Preparing to marry Indian billionaire Arun Nyar, Elizabeth decided that she would need at least 12 wedding dresses – after all, the celebration was planned to be held both in India and in England. Why so much? But after Elizabeth’s wedding guests walked for a few days, the star could not afford to be among the guests in the same attire for two days in a row. And for rich men of the East to buy for brides at once several outfits is a common practice. At her same English wedding, Elizabeth wore a classic dress “swan” cut from Donatella Versace, while the attire to protect spoiled guarded two whole bodyguards. At the festivities in Mumbai, the actress wore an expensive Sari, however, also from the Versace family. However, later Donatella gave way to oriental designers. Mrs. Nyar appeared in pink saris from Rohit Bal and Tarun Tahiliani at a cost of 7-8 thousand dollars each. These famous designers of the East also wear the wives of sheiks and Bollywood stars.