Every brides wants to feel like the brightest star on her wedding day. So why not draw inspirations from some of the most iconic characters on their wedding day? We picked out our top 15 wedding gowns from some of Hollywood’s best films and television shows.
Mia Thermopolis- The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Before Kate Middleton, there was Mia. The true princess in everyone’s hearts. And this princess wore a gown fit for a queen...the Queen of Genovia, that is.
Blair Waldorf and Serena Van der Woodsen- Gossip Girl
Hey Upper East Siders. What did New York’s finest wear to their weddings of the century? Queen B rocked a Vera Wang gown for her wedding to the Prince but two is always better than one and the second time's a charm. So on wedding day number two, B took it to the next level in a blue Elie Saab and what a good luck charm it was because Chuck Bass was the one that stuck. But don’t forget about S! She wore a Georges Chakra gown to marry Lonely Boy. These are dresses for the high fashion woman.
Sophie Sheridan- Mamma Mia
This gown is the definition of a Grecian Goddess! The loose ruffles and flowing silhouette is the epitome of a bohemian style.
Charlotte York- Sex and the City
Charlotte is a perfectionist so it is no surprise that when she married Harry, her Bagdley Mischka dress was perfection as well.
Bella Swan- The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
Their love withstood the test of times and so did Bella’s dress. The classic Carolina Herrera long-sleeved sheath style can transcend any theme and any decade. And the surprise allusion back is just the right amount of detail without being overpowering.
Padmé Amidala- Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
This gown is just the definition of unique. It is avant garde and definitely not for the faint of heart. Although Padmé was known for her crazy costuming, this dress was above all the rest. It is intricate and ornate (without being over the top) and just overall elegant and beautiful.
Jo Stockton- Funny Face
Simple, classic, and whimsical. These words not only describe Audrey Hepburn but also describe her now-retro wedding gown in the film Funny Face. She definitely earned her place as a style icon in this Givenchy gown.
Carrie Bradshaw-Sex and the City
The fashion forward queen of New York herself, Carrie Bradshaw, had a fashion spread in Vogue before her big nuptial day. How lucky is she? From designers like Vera Wang, Oscar de la Renta, Lanvin, and Christian Lacroix, the fashion legend settled on Vivienne Westwood for her big day.
Rebecca Pearson- This Is Us
This bohemian, flower-child inspired dress was in style in the 1970s when Rebecca Pearson got married and it is still in style now. Fashion always repeats itself! The all-over lace and large patterning gives the gown an antique edge without dating it too much.
Temperance Brennan- Bones
TV’s favorite genius who never has time for herself definitely had time to shop for a modern and trendy wedding gown to walk down the aisle in while Etta James’ “At Last” played in the background. Although things don’t always go as planned for these two, at the end of the day, they still always have each other. And that’s what really matters most isn’t it?
Monica Geller-Bing- Friends
The One Where Monica Marries Chandler. This sleek and clean House of Bianchi gown really speaks to Monica’s personality and compliments the simplicity and ease of their relationship. It’s really hard not to ugly sob during their proposal episode and wedding episode.
Elle Woods- Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
And the bride wore pink! Who says you have to be traditional and wear white? The rules don’t apply when it comes to your wedding dress. And since when does someone like Elle Woods follow rules? Never and especially not in this Reem Acra number. You go girl!
Cece Parekh- New Girl
Even a disaster dress can be turned into a beautiful masterpiece which what happened for Cece. Her mirrored light-up dress got transformed into a detailed and glamorous gown that merges her two cultures. But ladies? Please do enjoy your mimosas and everything before wedding dress shopping but make sure you can still see what the dresses look like so you don’t make Cece’s mistake.
Maria- The Sound of Music
How do you solve a problem like Maria? Well, Maria had no problem in this dress. It is very traditionally beautiful gown that so many gowns today have taken inspiration from because it was so iconic. Even princesses and queens have referenced this dress when deciding on their own. And who wouldn’t want to look like queen or princess. The hills are alive with the sound of people screaming about beautiful this gown is.
Every little girl's dream! Meeting her Prince Charming and riding away into the sunset together. This dress is likely the first wedding gown most girls ever see and it is definitely the one to beat. Every woman wants to feel like the belle of the ball on her wedding day.