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It’s another Saturday, yaaaay! Several couples are getting married today across the world, and we share in their joy and happiness. Our focus for this article however will be on those of us who have been thinking a lot about our wedding lately and still trying to figure out the perfect wedding dress to wear on the big day. Since it’s a special day for the couple who are the celebrants of the day, we decided to dig out our personal list of top 20 celebrity wedding gowns you can model your wedding dress after. You will definitely love this!
Your search for the perfect wedding dress just ended with this article! Our careful selection of twenty-one beautiful celebrity wedding gowns from all around the world will help you make a decision. From the simple, to the classy and down to the sophisticated; get ready to be spoiled for choice!
Please note that these wedding gowns are not ranked in a particular order, just look at them and begin to draw inspiration for yours from them.
According to her site, “Olivia looked effortlessly stunning as she personified bridal bliss while wearing three elegant pieces all by wedding designer favorite, Carolina Herrera. The fashion guru created the look for her special day by styling a simple cream cashmere sweater with scattered ostrich feathers and chic white shorts with a full tulle skirt overlay that cinched at the waist in layers of satin and silk and featured a high slit in the front with floral details along the hem. Her hair and makeup were kept easy and sophisticated as her hair was pulled back and up in her signature centered-part pony-tail and natural-looking makeup provided a soft romantic touch complimenting the simplicity of the day itself.”
Kim Kardashian looked absolutely beautiful in a custom-made, haute couture creation by the couple’s close friend, Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci
Riccardo Tisci, the creative director of Givenchy, who designed Kim’s wedding dress also created for Ricci, a stunning and sophisticated gown with sheer, lace sleeves and cutouts at the shoulders to add enough flare to a delicate, ethereal look. The dress was comprised of white silk tulle, Chantilly lace, embroidered pearls, and satin. The lighting in one photo captured the Addams Family star’s gorgeous, sheer, lace veil that cascaded from her side bun to her legs. Hmmmm…it seems Tisci is an icon for celebrity wedding gowns.
We had to feature Nigerian celebrities on this list, especially those ones who stunned us all. One of the many others that would still feature on this list is our own dear Steph. Her wedding dress was inspired by the idea of a royal fairy tale wedding, her gorgeous sweeping skirt and dramatic veil by “Euterpe” by Elie Saab is something you might want to emulate.
Clarkson’s Temperley Bridal “Jessamine” wedding dress had clean lines that skimmed her shape. Silvery floral appliqués accented the romantic lace overlay and the sleeves had covered buttons at the wrist. Though the dress was modest, deep V necklines at the front and back framed her face and highlighted her blonde updo, which was accented by a jeweled Maria Elena headpiece.
The American model wore a total of three Vera Wang dresses on her big day, but we chose to showcase this one. Ahead of her wedding, the American model told E! News that she couldn’t stop buying Vera Wang’s gowns. “Every time I went in for a fitting, I couldn’t stop getting one,” she explained. “It’s just too pretty.”
Just beautiful, isn’t it??
Back to Nigeria, we feature Faith Sakwe as part of the Nigerians who made our Top 20 celebrity wedding gowns list. Faith is the daughter of Nigeria’s Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan. She got married to Godswill Edward in a jaw-dropping embellished long train gown that will totally knock any man off his feet with crystal embellishment and that very long cathedral frilly train!
English designer Sarah Burton, creative director of the luxury fashion house Alexander McQueen, designed the bridal gown worn by Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at her wedding to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, on 29 April 2011.
Hilary wore a ‘mermaid’ style gown that was embellished by hand. “A mermaid shape clearly articulates the curves of the body. Ideal for an afternoon or an evening wedding, it also suits many body types; elongating on small women and extremely flattering on full body shapes,” says Vera, the designer.
Singer (and mother-to-be at that time) Alicia Keys glided down the aisle in an ivory silk, Grecian-inspired gown designed by Wang for her Mediterranean wedding to mega-producer Swizz Beatz. The Grammy winner set off the jewel detail on her back shoulder with crystal-encrusted flat sandals — an elegant headband and a bouquet of purple calla lillies completed her modern goddess look.
Popular PR Guru Vanessa Amadi got married to her beau Oki on Saturday, the 28th of September 2013 in a mermaid silhouette ‘Gemma’ dress by Vera Wang. It pleases our eyes to see that she accentuated her waist with a crystal sash and can’t get over her long tulle veil. Aren’t you wowed by this?
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Appropriate for a beach wedding, the young actress kept her beauty routine fairly natural as well, with barely-there sun-kissed makeup and her trademark dark brown locks worn straight and loose.
Popular songstress, Tiwa Savage got married to Tunji Balogun in a unique Vera Wang dress. Her gown is absolutely worth dying for with the snow white tiers and splendid veil!
OAP, Toke Makinwa got married to the love of her life in a highly remarkable yet simple wedding gown by ‘April by Kunbi’. She was a sight to see in a gorgeous lace and satin custom dress made by her designer friend, Kunbi Oyelese, inspired by a dress from Berta Bridal Creations’ 2014 winter collection.
That’s it for this week on Celebrity wedding gowns, twenty-one of them actually. Did we miss out on any fabulous one, please let us know in the comments section.