Looking for practical wedding gowns? Well, you’ve come to the wrong place! These 10 wedding gowns are almost 10 times what a bride may spend on her dress.
Yumi Katsura is a Japanese designer who created the White Gold Wedding Dress, costing approximately $8.5 million dollars. This couture gown is made of silk and satin and embellished with a 5 carat white gold diamond, an 8.8 carat emerald and thousands of high quality pearls.
In 1999, Victoria Beckham married football star, David Beckham. The strapless design by Vera Wang was a ball gown style made of champagne satin costing around $100,000.
Princess Diana’s iconic wedding dress (when she married Prince Charles) was designed and created by David and Elizabeth Emanuel. The beautiful gown is made of antique lace and pure ivory silk taffeta, with a 25-foot train. It is adorned with 10,000 pearls and sequins, manually sewn with gold thread.
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, married New York hedge fund manager Marc Mezinsky, in 2010. The ceremony cost $3 million dollars and her wedding gown, designed by Vera Wang, is reported to have cost approximately $32,000 dollars. The strapless dress made of ivory silk organza featured a hand-sewn jewel encrusted waistband and tufted swirls of organza on the skirt.
When Grace Kelly married the Prince of Monaco in 1956, she was fitted by Helen Rose, a costume designer. The gown, made with 100 yards of fine silk, 25 yards of taffeta, age-old lace, and peau de soie fabric, has a full skirt accentuated by a fitted bodice and a round collar.
Jennifer wore a glass-beaded, floor-length, silk-and-satin, low-backed gown designed by Milan based fashion designer, Lawrence Steele. Her Malibu wedding to Brad Pitt cost over 1 million dollars in 2000 and her wedding dress cost a mere $35,000 dollars.
Designer John Galliano created this a custom wedding gown for Melania Knauss’s wedding to controversial billionaire Donald Trump. It is rumored that the gown cost roughly $200,000 dollars and featured a thirteen foot train and hundreds of feet of white duchesse satin. With over 1,500 crystal rhinestones and pearls adorning the gown, it clocks in at a hefty fifty pounds.
Sarah Burton, Alexander McQueen’s creative designer, designed Kate Middleton’s wedding gown. Costing $400,000, it used the most luxurious fabrics, like English Cluny lace, French Chantilly, ivory, and white satin. The lace appliqué was hand-stitched by the Royal School of Needlework.
Her wedding to George Clooney was perhaps one of the most talked about social events in 2014. Amal has stated that the tone of the wedding was dreamy and romantic and she wanted her dress to reflect that. The custom wedding dress of handmade chantilly lace, featured an off the shoulder bodice and delicate details such as hand embroidered accents of diamante and pearls.