Although the pandemic changed the habits regarding the number of guests at weddings and decorations, the richness of brides’ styling remained unchanged. This year, the celebrity dresses included meringues made of draped tulle, satin slip dresses, lace mermaid dresses. A loom woven cape of Lily Collins, a shirtdress from Zoom Elizabeth Lail and a whole set of outfits from Lady Kitty Spencer – these are the most beautiful wedding creations of celebrities from recent months.
Lily Collins: Like a fairy tale
Cinema lovers and fans of production based on the works of the Grimm brothers perfectly remember the character of Snow White created by Lily Collins in the 2012 film Tarsem Singh. Although the heroine’s bursting wardrobe at the seams was delightful in every detail, her cape with a hood, made of taffeta in the shade of limoncello, was remembered in particular. Perhaps the phenomenal design of costume designer Eiko Ishioki inspired the creation in which Collins married director Charlie McDowell on September 4, 2021 among the picturesque hills of Colorado. The stylization from the Ralph Lauren fashion house consisted of a mermaid dress made of French Calais-Caudry lace and a cape woven on a loom and embroidered with Swarovski crystals. “What started like a fairy tale will be my happy reality for a long time,” wrote the actress on Instagram. After the wedding, like from a fairy tale from the 21st century, the bride and groom dressed up in fishing trouser boots and went fishing.
Jasmine Tookes: The new princess of Monaco
When Grace Kelly married the Prince of Monaco Ranier III in 1956, she asked MGM’s chief costume designer and her longtime friend Helen Rose to design the dress. A celebrity creation made of over 25 meters of satin and a four times longer bale of lace inspired model Jasmine Tookes, who on September 4 in her native Ecuador married Juan David Borrero, director of international markets for Snapchat applications. A generous satin skirt, an elaborate lace corset and train, and a glass-beaded toque with a veil – this outfit by Zuhair Murad resembled Grace’s dress. – From the moment I first appeared in Murad’s show, I knew I would turn to him for help with my wedding – she said in an interview with the American “Vog”. She danced the wedding party in a silk mini skirt, satin Sara Flint stilettos, and a sparkling finger ring with a seven-carat diamond set in white gold.
Lady Kitty Spencer: La dolce vita!
The model and niece of Princess Diana Lady Kitty Spencer decided on the Italian royal feast, who on July 24 married the multi-millionaire from South Africa Michael Lewis. During the three-day celebration at Villa Aldobrandini in Frascati near Rome, the muse Dolce & Gabbana presented a series of fairy-tale dresses. According to reports published on the web, the bride changed her clothes six times, but it is also said that there were eight outfits. Among them – a tulle meringue in a shade of blue, embroidered with silk flowers in the color of crimson pink, and a dress in a princess cut – with a skirt of pearl satin and a corset made of pinched organza. She also wore jacquard, lace and sequined miniatures, as well as a flared satin dress painted with garlands of tea roses. Lady Kitty went to the altar in a Victorian-era dress with a stand-up collar, because “although she fell in love with the rich history, culture and art of Italy, she wanted to stand in a wedding carpet in a project drawing on the heritage of her homeland – England” – said Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, responsible for the entire arsenal of wedding stylizations of an aristocrat.
Ariana Grande: Three Promises
During a weekend in May, singer Ariana Grande married a real estate agent Dalton Gomez at an intimate ceremony held at her Montecillo, Los Angeles residence three years earlier. First of all, as she announced in the song “Thank U, Next”, that day she “walked through the flowery nave, holding her mother’s hand”. Secondly, according to the word given to Vera Wang at the MET Gala 2018, she entrusted her with the design of the wedding dress. The result was a tube made of lilac and white satin with a deep neckline on the back and a slit on the leg, exposing several centimeters high platforms. In addition, brilliant and pearl Lorraine earrings and a veil reaching to the shoulders, topped with a bow tied on a high ponytail. As Wang revealed, the tulle accessory was inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s wedding styling in the 1957 movie “Funny Face”.
Gwen Stefani: Country-pop wedding
Vera Wang also designed two Gwen Stefani wedding dresses. Although the creations were kept in traditional white, Wang reinterpreted the classic princess cut, giving it the rebellious character of the artist. While taking the oath in a backyard chapel at an Oklahoma ranch, singer No Doubt wore a meringue gown made of a silk georgette corset and a skirt of cascaded tulle. At the wedding, she performed in a mini skirt with a cloth carnation sash tied around her waist. Attention was drawn to accessories – rock and roll fishnets, a veil embroidered with the names of the star’s three sons and leather cowboy boots referring to the groom’s work, country music by Blake Shelton. And what was on the wedding pop icon playlist? The greatest hits of Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson and the band Maroon 5.
Brianne Howey: A minimalistic Spicetek fan
– I would like each evening to end with a casserole dinner in the lead role and a dance to the greatest hits of Spice Girls – said Brianne Howey, the star of the Netflix series “Ginny and Georgia”, who married Matt Ziering’s lawyer in the garden of her family home in Los Angeles on July 24, about her intimate wedding. Contrary to suppositions, the road to the altar did not go in the several-centimeter high heels from Victoria Beckham in the rhythm of “Wannabe”. It was accompanied by the sounds of “Lovely Day” by Bill Withers. For the dress, she chose a minimalist slip dress made of ivory satin flowing over the silhouette. In addition, emerald earrings and a nonchalantly pinned bun.
Lara Stone: Boho tailored for supermodels
Lara Stone, one of the top-paid models of the 2000s and considered the fourth best supermodel of the decade, avoided Y2K accents when organizing weddings. The intimate ceremony started in the town hall in Hungerford in southern England was kept in a boho style. British bohemian aesthetics were also present in the couple’s outfits – a classic suit by developer David Grievson paired with a loose shirt, and the bride’s dress – a Biedermeier lace shirt with three-quarter sleeves. Lara’s accessories included high-heeled sandals, a pearl pendant on the neckline and a waist-length veil, trimmed with lilac and white trim.
Elizabeth Lail: The Bride of Zoom
In contrast to the character of Beck from the netflix series “You”, the actress of her role – Elizabeth Lail – had a happy ending in the relationship. And at the same time the beginning of a new life. On April 24, the actress married Nieku Manshadi’s child dentist at a charming hotel in Stone Ridge. Due to the restrictions related to COVID-19, the guest list was limited to 22 people, but not only in this aspect the pandemic left its mark. – Out of excitement, right after the engagement and just before the lockdown was announced, I bought a wedding dress, although deep down I felt that it was not the perfect one – she said in an interview with the portal Brides. The founder of the British wedding brand, Andrea Hawkes, came to the rescue, who, through Zoom, worked on an outfit perfect for Elizabeth, who lives in New York. – Andy sent me preliminary designs to the States, always with a can of tea, so I could feel like in her London boutique– she confessed. The result of this transatlantic collaboration was a sand-silk shirt dress, fastened with buttons covered with fabric. Lail’s minimalistic creation was completed with a Tiffany & Co. bracelet. from her mother-in-law, with the beige high heels she found at the bottom of the wardrobe, and a bouquet of roses tied with a piece of lace from her mother’s wedding dress.
Giorgia Gabriele: The muse of the new Off-White era
After the wedding rescheduled twice due to the coronavirus pandemic, Wandering Creative Director Giorgia Gabriele and Off-White CEO Andrea Grilli were married on July 10 in Villa Balbiano gardens on Lake Como. Her friends and the hottest names in the fashion industry were responsible for creating the bride. Amina Muaddi prepared pumps covered with floral embroidery. Chiara Capitani and Romy Blanga, founders of the EERA jewelery house, created a diamond jewelry set, and Off-White’s art director Virgil Abloh created a dress in French lace and tulle covered with sparkling cubic zirconia. – Andrea is like a brother to me. This dress is a symbol of my mission as a designer – Abloh said in an interview with the American edition of “Vogue”, adding that this is just the beginning of weddings with Off-White. – I plan to take on a few clients a year to create dresses from their dreams – announces.
Paola Fendi: La famiglia prima di tutto
The heiress of the Fendi fashion house began preparations for the wedding with Aram Ahmed in 2019. The plan for a lavish wedding was thwarted by a pandemic. Paola moved from Milan to Ibiza where she organized a ceremony closely related to the island’s traditions. There were garden compositions made of orange trees, a 17th-century dance and – this is a reference to Italian customs – la famiglia prima di tutto (“family above all”). The wedding dress of turquoise silk was sewn by the creative director of Fendi Kim Jones, and the gown in which she entered into marriage was Pierpaolo Piccioli, artistic director of Valentino and a longtime designer of the Milan fashion house. – He has known me since I was a child, he worked with my relatives. I’ve always known that I would ask him for help – she said in an interview with the American “Vog”. Inspired by the female figure in Leonardo da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine, Piccioli created a corset dress with a square neckline. Something blue was Manolo Blahnik’s shoes, something borrowed – a Fendi bag belonging to Paola’s mother, and – according to a tradition she had invented – something Italian: flowers from the family garden pinned in her hair.