Best international celebrity wedding dresses of 2017
By MIRROR |
3 years ago
From the A-listers to almost-royalty, there's been a flurry of high profile nuptials this year
Weddings are big business and there's nothing we like to do more than be privvy to celebrities and their nuptials.
Whether it's to get inspiration for your own big day or to simply ooh and aah over the best gowns money could buy, there's been plenty of them this year.
From TV stars and models, to an almost royal wedding, we love to see what A-list brides have chosen as their 'one' to walk down the aisle in - and pose in front of a flower wall, of course.
So without further ado, here are the beautiful brides who've wowed us in 2017.
Kate Upton and Justin Verlander
The Sports Illustrated model, 25, tied the knot with baseball player Justin Verlander, 35, in a lavish ceremony in Tuscany, Italy.
The bride-to-be wore a stunning Valentino princess-style wedding dress, with long lace sleeves and detailing on the full skirt.
Kate's wavy blonde locks were styled into a half updo, while her make-up was classic bridal, with a pink lip.
Charlotte Church and Jonny Powell
The Welsh singer married her musician boyfriend Johnny Powell in a secret ceremony 'under a tree' in Cardiff.
Charlotte looked beautiful in an off the shoulder sweetheart neckline gown with a lace overlay on the full skirt.
She wore her ombre locks in loose tousled waves around her neck, with a dainty floral garland finishing off her fairytale look.
The groom wore a brown patterned suit in the photo the happy couple shared on social media.
Julia Stiles and Preston J. Cook
The Riviera actress, 36, shared a photo of her and camera assistant Preston's "shotgun wedding" on Instagram in September.
The couple, who are expecting their first child, tied the knot in a secret ceremony. Julia showed off her bump in a lace empire line wedding dress, which cost just £199 from Tiffany Rose Maternity.
Lacey Turner and Matt Kay
The EastEnders actress married her long-term partner Matt Kay in a super chilled ceremony in Ibiza, in September.
The childhood sweethearts didn't follow the usual rulebook for their wedding, opting to wake up together on the morning of the big day and replacing a sit-down meal for tapas-style dishes.
The bride looked gorgeous in a champagne coloured dress with a tulle skirt and floral appliques, from French-Israeli designer Liz Martinez.
She also ditched her shoes for lace wraps, as she walked down the aisle with with both her mum and dad.
Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec
The Strictly Come Dancing professionals were finally married in July and they both looked sensational on their wedding day.
Miami-born Janette stunned in a strapless silk wedding dress by her friend and British designer Julien Macdonald.
He told OK! Magazine that the gown was inspired by "one of Janette's favourite Hepburn films, Sabrina."
The floor-length frock featured a detachable overskirt with beautiful ruffled detailing at the back.
Janette's hair was styled into a sleek updo and she finished her look with a pair of glittering drop earrings.
Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne
After two year engagement, the EastEnders actress tied the knot with former TOWIE star Dan Osborne in June.
The 24-year-old looked gorgeous in an ivory satin wedding dress from Suzanne Neville, which featured a scalloped neckline and lace sleeves.
The floor-length gown nipped her in at the waist, with a grey sash to match Dan's suit and was cut in a v shape at the back.
Her brunette locks were styled into an elegant high chignon with tendrils framing her face, while her make-up looked utterly flawless.
The mum-of-one appeared to change into another frock for the evening, which had a heart-shaped plunge neckline and an embellished belt.
Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel
The Australian model wed Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in May, in a Custom Dior Haute Couture gown, designed by the brand's artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri, of course.
The former Victoria's Secret angel's high-necked and long-sleeved satin dress was inspired by Grace Kelly's iconic style from her 1956 wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco.
The full skirt was appliqued with lillies of the valley, while her extravagant pearl encrusted tiara was designed by London-based milliner Stephen Jones.
Miranda also shared her wedding make-up tutorial to her Instagram, using beauty brands Kora, Charlotte Tilbury, La Prairie, MAC, Laura Mercier and Dior, while her updo was also inspired by Grace Kelly.
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews
Possibly the most anticipated wedding of the year, everyone was speculating about what the Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister would wear on her big day in May.
Like Kate, Pippa opted for a British designer, Giles Deacon and her wedding dress didn't disappoint
The high-necked, cap-sleeved dress - rumoured to have cost over £40,000 - featured a corseted bodice with draping to the front and a beautiful heart-shaped cut-out detail at the back.
It was teamed with a dramatic bespoke veil designed by milliner Stephen Jones , and was made of tulle with a dégradé of embroidered pearls, held in place by a tiara designed by Robinson Pelham .
Pippa wore bespoke ivory Manolo Blahnik pumps with pearl detailing and her hair was styled into an intricate updo .
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