Celebrity weddings combine all the glitz and glamour we love from red carpet events with all the lovey-dovey feelings that come with any nuptials. Although we know the ceremony isn’t just about the bride, there’s a reason we all stand up when they enter the room — and no denying that we always remember how they looked in their beautiful wedding dress.
With that in mind, we decided to dig back into the archives to find some of the most unforgettable celebrity wedding dresses through the years — including a few royal brides! It’s just so fun to imagine what it would be like to attend the event, or to get inspiration for any possible future celebrations with your significant other.
Take a look to see all of the amazing celebrity wedding dresses throughout history! You can also share your favorite photo with your friends by clicking one of the circles under the photo for Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Wedding Date: November 20, 1947
Elizabeth had to use World War II rations to pay for the fabric to make this beautiful gown for her wedding to Prince Philip. Several strangers tried to send her their own rations to help, but she sent them all back.
Wedding Date: May 6, 1950
The legendary actress was just 18 when she wore this stunning gown for her wedding with Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (the first of her eight marriages).
Wedding Date: September 12, 1953
How lovely is this gown worn by the future First Lady? JFK looks pretty dapper, too!
Wedding Date: September 25, 1954
Audrey accessorized her quaint wedding dress with a flower crown at her top secret wedding to American actor Mel Ferrer.
Wedding Date: April 19, 1956
The actress's breathtaking long-sleeved, lace gown from her wedding with Prince Rainier of Monaco later inspired another royal's wedding dress: Kate Middleton.
Wedding Date: December 28, 1957
We love this twist on the traditional vail with a lacy hood instead while exchanging vows with Robert Wagner.
Wedding Date: March 15, 1964
Liz famously married Richard Burton twice (her fifth and sixth husband) and wore this delightful mod dress for their first vows.
Wedding Date: May 1, 1967
This baby-doll gown was the height of fashion back in the swinging '60s, and Priscilla looked absolutely adorable in hers.
Wedding Date: January 18, 1969
The Breakfast at Tiffany's actress went less traditional for her wedding to Andrea Dotti, but the wide-turtleneck dress and matching hood still had that quaint look.
Wedding Date: July 29, 1981
While we can't imagine the People's Princess in anything other than this voluminous iconic gown, there was apparently a secret backup dress that even Diana didn't know about in case something happened to this one.
Wedding Date: July 19, 1986
The balance between the sleek, detailed bodice and poof-y skirt makes this an unforgettable gown from Caroline's wedding to Edwin Schlossberg.
Wedding Date: December 17, 1994
The Canadian songstress has never been much for subtly, but that's exactly what we love about her! She tied the knot with her manager, René Angélil.
Portia de Rossi
Wedding Date: August 16, 2008
Although both ladies looked amazing on their big day, we can't help but fawn a little more over the luxurious pink dress Portia walked down the aisle in.
Wedding Date: April 29, 2011
You can definitely see the Grace Kelly influence in Kate's dress, but with her own amazing twist on the classic look.
Wedding Date: May 20, 2017
Kate's little sister was also a fan of lace detail for her nuptials with James Matthews, but with shorter sleeves.
Wedding Date: May 19, 2018
Meghan went for a sleek dress with a boatneck for her vows to Prince Harry and topped it off with a beautifully embroidered veil.
Wedding Date: October 12, 2018
The most recent royal bride purposefully showed off her scoliosis surgery scars on her big day with Jack Brooksbank— and looked nothing less than lovely.
Wedding Date: December 1-2, 2018
The actress celebrated her union with Nick Jonas over several days, which is a tradition in Chopra's native India, and this was just one of many incredible outfits she wore for one of the final events.