Vera Wang’s Dreamy Wedding Dresses

If there is one name that women dream to wear on their wedding day, it’s definitely Vera Wang. When a bride chooses to wear Vera Wang, all she has to do is show up because the gown does the rest! Vera Wang gowns are spectacular, dreamy and timeless classics. They can be preserved and passed on to generations as heirlooms. Dress up your bridesmaids with Vera Wang bridesmaid collection and it will be a picture perfect wedding!

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Vera Wang arrives at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, CA (Photo credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

As a designer, Vera Wang dared to break traditional design and came up with wedding gowns in color. The Vera Wang red wedding dresses inspired awe and admiration when it was showcased the first time. What makes Vera Wang wedding dresses special and highly coveted is that they are designed to perfection, are high quality and the detailing of the fabric is precise.

Here are some of the iconic Vera Wang’s wedding dresses, both in real life and in movies:

  1. The feather fluffy flowery Wedding dress of Carrie Bradshaw In Sex and The City Movie

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Carrie Bradshaw’s Wedding Dress by Vera Wang (Photo credit: Courtsey of Astha, makeupandbeautyforever.com)

Carrie Bradshaw, played by Sarah Jessica Parker, first in the TV series and then in the movie version, is a writer who is as enthusiastic about fashion as she is about words. So, when she decides to get married, fashion is not just important but a necessity. The picture of Carrie posing in the gown with yellow and white flowers in the background, with light cascading through large windows was an image that brides all over the word remembered, and strived to make their own special occasion memorable forever. The bare shoulders and the long veil of this dress brings a balance of modernity and tradition. The fluffy skirt gave the gown a dreamy and heavenly feel. The corset top was milky white and the skirt a shade of cream. The gown made the moment picture perfect and the picture seemed just like a classic painting. Any bride from any part of the world would look as spectacular as Carrie in that dress.

2. Victoria Beckham Wedding Dress

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Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Dress
(Photo credit: Courtesy of Vogue.com and The Stylists Diaries)

When Victoria Beckham married David Beckham in 1999, the world took notice. She was a famous and fashionable pop star and he the heartthrob of the football field. Victoria chose a champagne-colored Vera Wang wedding dress made from satin with bare shoulders. It is believed that it was this dress that inspired many brides later to go with bare shoulder gowns. The dress had a 20-foot long train. The gown was simple yet left everyone in awe. The gown was made from Clerici Duchess satin, believed to be the finest and best Italian satin. The fitted strapless corset top had a back zip. The floor-sweeping dress reminded of Victorian era. It is said that the fold detail on the dress top was suggested by Victoria herself, an idea she got from the designer’s store. In a recent interview, Victoria shared that she has preserved the stunning wedding dress for her daughter.

  1. Kim Kardashian’s First Wedding dress

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Kim Kardashian’s First Wedding dress (Photo credit: Courtesy of – taweddings.us, Onetwo for www.ohioweddinglink.com)

The world got to see Kim Kardashian getting married through her television show. The marriage was lavish and attracted media attention. If there was one wedding dress that could match the spectacular wedding, it was Vera Wang. Kim decided on a timeless gown when she said ‘I do’ to the basketball player Kris Humphries in 2011. The ivory gown had a huge, frothy tulle skirt, was strapless and had a basque waist. It also featured Chantilly lace appliqués made by hand.

  1. Mariah Carey Wedding dress in 1993

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Mariah Carey Wedding dress in 1993
(Photo credit: Courtesy of Jade Simpson for en.Vogue.fr)

For her 1993 wedding to music executive Tommy Mottola, Mariah Carey chose to go with the best, an absolutely stunning Vera Wang wedding gown which had a 27-foot train. The dress is believed to have been inspired by Princess Diana and had a 10-foot veil with a sweetheart neckline. The dress even today finds mention amongst the best wedding dresses of all time.

  1. Alicia Keys Wedding dress in 2010

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Alicia Keys Wedding dress in 2010 (Photo credit: Courtesy of Jade Simpson for en.Vogue.fr)

She made for a glowing and stunning pregnant bride in this Grecian-inspired Vera Wang wedding dress. Alicia Keys looked ethereal, like a Greek goddess, when she walked down the aisle in 2010 with Swiss Beatz in a Mediterranean gala. The ivory gown made in silk georgette was one-shouldered with an asymmetrical skirt. This elegant and classic gown will forever remain as one of the iconic wedding gowns of all time.

Here is our list of some Vera Wang dresses that caught the attention of the fashion world, and the media paid full attention as these celebrities wore them. Let us know which one you like best!

Swati Talwar

Global Content and India Office Head

Seasoned lover of the written word. Travel junkie and Hogwarts alumni. Currently composing notes for the upcoming fashion week. You can also call me Licorne Magique (don't ask me why!).

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