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Have a Look at the Most Popular Wedding Dresses in History!

Throughout the decades, many queens and celebrities wore astounding wedding dresses, which inspired many designers to create similar ones because they drew the main lines of wedding dresses. The world's first wedding dress appeared in the 19th century, at the wedding of Queen Victoria. On that occasion, the Queen’s dress had lace, which made it look very sophisticated. The wedding dress was an indication of the bride's social position and her family’s fortune. After that high-end and classic-dresses century, the era of expensive dresses came, when Hollywood stars began to compete for a dress that dazzles the world.

The twentieth century was full of celebrity weddings. From the wedding of John F. Kennedy to the wedding of Prince William, here is a list of the most popular dresses in history.

  1. Jacqueline Kennedy

The first lady, who is considered a fashion icon, wore an ivory silk and taffeta dress by Anne Lowe on her wedding day to John F. Kennedy in 1953. Even though the dress was not appreciated at the time, it became one of the most iconic dresses in history with the cost of only $500.


  1. Marilyn Monroe

On her second wedding to Joe Dimaggio, in 1954, the famous Hollywood star wore a brown wool suit. Monroe chose a demure dark brown suit with a white fur collar over a regular white dress because it properly suited her casual elopement with the baseball player, Joe DiMaggio.


  1. Grace Kelly

In 1956, Kelly played a princess in the movie "Swan," then the role became a reality, as she married Prince Rainier of Monaco. Her wedding gown, designed by Helen Rose, was studded with pearls and long sleeves. The dress cost $10,000.


  1. Princess Diana

Lady Diana wore a puffed-sleeved gown of silk and taffeta, embellished with lace and embroidered with 10,000 tiny pearls and a tail that measured 25 feet in length. It went on show at Kensington Palace for the first time in 25 years after her sons agreed to lend her gown to the exhibition. The cost of the dress was $154,000.


  1. Elizabeth Taylor

In her first wedding, in 1950, the actress wore a traditional full-skirted, seed pearl-encrusted white wedding gown. The dress was designed by Helen Rose and was said to have taken 15 people three months to make.


However, when Elizabeth Taylor married her fifth husband, actor Richard Burton, in 1964, she decided not to wear a white dress, opting instead for a yellow chiffon dress, which became very popular.


  1. Mia Farrow

On her wedding day to the legendary Frank Sinatra, in 1966, Mia decided to wear a short, ivory dress with a jacket of the same color. She wore a two-piece white skirt suit to go with her short pixie hairstyle. Her suit looked effortlessly sweet and chic, which was neatly tailored. It included a bow around the waist paired with a cropped, double-breasted jacket on top.


  1. Gwen Stefani

John Galliano, the designer of Christian Dior, made Gwen a dyed silk dress in 2002 when she married the rock singer Gavin Ross Dale. Gwen's dip-dyed Galliano dress was on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

  1. Katie Holmes

She married the Hollywood star Tom Cruise, in 2006, and wore a dress designed by Armani, studded with Swarovski crystals along with a lot of embroideries. The off-shoulder silk and lace design, which cost $67,000, was full of Swarovski crystals. It was reported that the crystals alone took 350 hours to place.


  1. Kate Middleton

In 2011, the wedding dress of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, has won the admiration of many critics. It was designed at Alexander McQueen’s fashion house by Sarah Burton. While the train of the dress made a dramatic entrance, it was shorter than the tail of Princess Diana’s dress. Kate's dress displayed 58 gazar and organza covered buttons on the back, which were fastened by Rouleau loops. The dress cost $427,000.


  1. Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Ralph Lauren, the designer of the dress, had only three custom wedding dresses that were created for members of his family. The designer expanded his list for Chopra, creating a stunning dress embellished with 2,390,000 mothers of pearl sequins. The show-stopper was paired with an over-the-top 75-foot veil and it cost $2 million.


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