10 iconic wedding dresses

Posted by: stylewedds on: August 10, 2013

Arguably one of the most important elements of a wedding; some brides might even argue it is the MOST important, the wedding dress does not only make the bride look her very best but makes her feel like the princess she is, thus here are the first group of 10 iconic wedding dresses we felt have made their mark on the world.

Queen Elizabeth II wed Prince Phillip on November 1946 at the ripe ol’ age of 21. The gown was made of ivory duchess satin and decorated with 10,000 imported white pearls, silver thread and tulle embroidery.


Doña Letizia Ortiz wed Prince Felipe de España wearing a Manuel Pertegaz long sleeve gown.


Priscilla Beaulieu wore a dress of her own design when she married Elvis Presley, The King, in May 1967.



Of course how could we leave out the pop-icon who set fashion trends for many years, Sarah Jessica Parker wore a Vivienne Westwood gown in Sex And The City: The Movie for the dramatic scene when she didn’t marry Mr. Big.


The late Princess Diana wore a dress designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel for her July 1981 wedding to Prince Charles. Her gown’s 25-foot train is the longest in royal wedding history.


For her March 1969 wedding to John Lennon, Yoko Ono wore a white mini dress with a sun hat and over-sized sunglasses.

Elizabeth Taylor’s first marriage was to Conrad Hilton in May 1950 and she wore a dress by Helen Rose; the MGM costumier who designed Grace Kelly’s wedding gown


Designed by the same woman as Elizabeth Taylor’s dress, Helen Rose, Grace Kelly’s gown was made from 25 yards of silk taffeta, antique rose-point lace and pearls by three dozen seamstresses, who worked on it for six weeks.


Ultra famous gorgeous supermodel Kate Moss married Jamie Hince in July 2011 wearing a John Galliano gown which was regarded as “nostalgic and wonderful” by many in the fashion world.

For the tenth iconic gown of this first of what we think will be a number of blogs regarding iconic and timeless wedding gowns, we could not skip the dress worn at one of the most important weddings of the past few decades.

Throughout their six-month engagement, the designer of Kate’s wedding gown was kept a secret, leading to intense global speculation. Sarah Burton, creative director of Alexander McQueen was the Duchesses’ choice.


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