From Grace Kelly to the Duchess of Cambridge, this week we discuss the most iconic wedding dresses of the era. Read on and grab all the wedding dress inspiration for your big day!
When American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainer III of Monaco in 1956, it was the birth of one of the most elegant and best-remembered wedding gowns till date.
Graces’ dress featured the ever so popular high collared top and long sleeves. The elaborate design consisted of lace and corset petticoats and a tulip skirt. Helen Rose pulled off an utter triumph here - perfect for a timeless beauty.
If you’re planning to wear a similar dress we recommend you go for subtle makeup and a matte red lip. Pair with these earrings for the ultimate elegant look.
Audrey Hepbum, the fashion icon of the swinging sixties teamed up with Givenchy to create a wedding dress that quickly made it to every soon to be brides wish list.
The stunning super-modern tea length wedding dress proved that sometimes a simple dress is all you need. Featuring capped sleeves, a bateau neckline, and a ball gown skirt; this ultra feminine style is both pretty and easy to dance in!
If Audrey Hepburn is your style icon, opt for an elegant updo and a pair of white gloves to create the perfect chic vintage look. These earrings will add undeniable glamour to your style.
Much was expected from supermodel Kate Moss when she was to marry, and she didn’t disappoint!
Designed by John Galliano, Kate’s 70’s inspired sheer silk slip dress was embroidered with gold sequins, while the skirt was an intricate web of gold beading, embroidery and rhinestones. She threw in a stylish lace cap veil embroidered with flowers as the perfect finishing touch.
If you’re planning to have a Kate inspired dress, we advise an outdoor wedding with vintage décor for the perfect ambiance. Throw in this bracelet for the perfect seventies style.
When young Diana married Prince Charles in 1981, her dress became one of the most famous dresses in the world.
Bigger was definitely better in the eighties, Diana wore an ivory silk and antique lace gown, with a 25-foot long train designed by David & Elizabeth Emmanuel. Her gown is well also recognised for its puffy sleeves. The dress was hand embroidered with 10,000 pearls and sequins!
If you’re a bride-to-be opting for a dramatic look, like a long trail we suggest you go for a subtle make up look, rosy cheeks and a hint of pink on the lips. Add this pendant and enjoy your day.
Vera Wang was the wedding dress designer that led this decade. From the debut of off-the-shoulder designs to highly sculpted bodice designs, this was the time of change.
Many celebrities have been lucky enough to wear a Vera Wang dress in their special days.
Reality star Kim Kardashian walked down the aisle in a strapless ivory gown with a voluminous tulle skirt and basque waist. Former Spice Girls member, Victoria Beckham said her vows in a champagne coloured strapless Vera Wang gown with a 20-foot long train. Actress Hillary Duff tied the knot in a romantic, blush silk tulle mermaid look, adorned with giant blossoms.
If you want to bring elements of the nineties to your day, we suggest a strapless ball gown with a sweetheart neckline. Grab these earrings to pull the perfect fairytale bride look.
In the 21st century, anything goes! From beach weddings to traditional church ceremonies, and a huge variety of destination weddings, the big trend is choosing something personal.
Kate’s dress is noted for its design and symbolism; her Alexander McQueen dress featured an ivory satin tight bodice with long, lace sleeves and a low-cut V neckline. On the back were 58 buttons of gazar and organza and a lace appliquéd 110inch lace train.
If you’re taking dress inspiration from the Duchess, we recommend you let your hair down with natural curls, minimal make up and these diamond earrings to have the wedding of your dreams.