A real-life wedding is a beautiful occasion in itself, but movie weddings are always more whimsical than reality. The huge budgets for film productions lend to the creation of absolutely gorgeous wedding ceremonies in movies. Nothing is more iconic during a wedding than the dress, and movie weddings are no exception. Some of the most beautiful wedding dresses on screen will be remembered forever for their timeless beauty and design. Here are 10 movie wedding dresses that will live on forever in fashion history.
The Age of Adaline
Adaline, played by Blake Lively, in The Age of Adaline, is an iconic dress that brings forth all the beauty of past generations. Adaline’s off-white and cream dress features satin with intricate lace, a dramatic veil, and thin gloves. Her dress is and will continue to be a beautiful representation of vintage 1930s fashion.
Mary (Rachel McAdams) in About Time gave new life to holy matrimony with a bold red dress. Its simplicity in design allows for sole focus on its vivid color, and was worn so well by Rachel McAdams. A dress like this empowers brides to choose the dress of their dreams, no matter how different it may be.
Sex and the City
When you think of the best on-screen weddings, Carrie’s day of trying on dresses in preparation for her wedding day in Sexy and the City are probably top on the list. The range of dresses Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) selects represent iconic style in wedding fashion, while eventually choosing a dress by British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
Fifty Shades Freed
In Fifty Shades Freed, Anastasia Steel (Dakota Johnson) wore a gorgeous dress for her wedding ceremony with Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). The dress designer, Monique Lhuillier, wanted to create something that bridged modern with traditional, that also reflected Anastasia’s personality.
Liv (Kate Hudson) in Bride Wars was adorned with a classic and daringly beautiful wedding dress. World-renowned fashion designer Vera Wang pushed the envelope with this wedding dress design, featuring a heart-shaped neckline with a sleek purple ribbon belt.
This movie is already iconic on its own, but the wedding dresses worn by Maggie (Julia Roberts) in Runaway Bride, are now the stuff of legends. One of the most memorable dresses she wore was the last, which featured an open-shouldered satin design by designer Amsale Aberra.
Blair (Leighton Meester) wore a timeless dress in Gossip Girl from the collection of designer Elie Saab. The vintage-style dress was chosen to show “old-world glamour meets contemporary high fashion,” said Gossip Girl costume designer. Blair’s wedding ensemble was an example of true elegance.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Emma Watson’s character Belle wears a stunning wedding dress in the 2017 live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast. Staying with the French 1750s fashion and setting of the film, Belle’s dress was beautifully at the bust and waist, with gorgeous flower embroidery adorning the dress skirt.
Although the wedding dress is ultimately ruined in not such an elegant way, the high-fashion dress that Lillian (Maya Rudolph) wore during her initial dress search was beautiful. The high-couture gown was simple above the waist with beautiful flowing layers of tulle.
Everything about Twilight is now iconic, and the wedding dress worn by Bella (Kristen Stewart) is one of the saga’s highlights. The timeless gown featured simple design with beautiful drape and silky satin. The dress was designed by Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera, and is one of the most iconic dresses to hit the big screen.