Find Designers Celebrities Turn to For Their Weddings
Finding your dream wedding gown requires balancing embracing current trends and choosing something timeless. Luckily, many celebrity bridal designers also offer collections explicitly tailored for everyday brides. To know more, check out Thebridallounge
Meghan Markle made waves with her Stella McCartney reception gown, while Chrissy Teigen dazzled in her Vera Wang ball gown at her ceremony. Discover all of these glamorous looks.
Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera first came into contact with Vogue editor-in-chief Diana Vreeland while frequenting Studio 54. Diana encouraged Carolina to launch her eponymous label, which quickly established itself with stylish yet classic designs.
Wes Gordon is carrying on his late mother’s legacy with an elegant yet modern line, garnering celebrity clients like Maye Musk (wife of one of the world’s quirkiest billionaires) and Kiara Nirghin (South African inventor, model, and beauty queen). This line can now be found online and in stores around the globe.
Christina Hendricks made headlines when she chose an off-the-shoulder lace gown designed exclusively by Christopher Kane for her 2009 marriage to actor Geoffrey Arend. She completed the look with a dramatic lace veil and Jimmy Choo heels to complete her look.
Monique Lhuillier first launched her bridal label, Monique Lhuillier, in 1996. But it didn’t truly gain prominence until 2002 when Angelina Jolie made headlines by donning one of Monique Lhuillier’s black strapless gowns to attend the Golden Globes and wearing it herself to wear to their ceremony. This moment marked “when people started recognizing my name correctly.”
Reality star Kristin Cavallari chose a Monique Lhuillier dress when she married NFL superstar Jay Cutler in 2013. Kristin added a cascading veil and white peonies to complete her bridal look.
Reese Witherspoon chose a romantic pink Monique Lhuillier wedding gown when she married Christian Grey from Fifty Shades Freed in 2018. In 2009, Lhuillier expanded her ready-to-wear and accessory collections and was inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). Each gown takes approximately 15 people — designers, patternmakers, sewists, hand finishers, etc. — approximately one month to produce.
Posen first made his fashion debut with a runway show in 2001, quickly garnering rave reviews from style icons who appreciated his curvy designs – Rihanna at her 2014 Diamond Ball to Claire Danes at the 2016 Met Gala; there wasn’t a red carpet Posen couldn’t adorn with his presence!
In 2019, Posen announced his decision to close his eponymous label due to the challenging business climate in fashion, citing as his motivation the recent marriage of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Brooksbank – two new brides for whom Posen designed wedding gowns. He still enjoys a loyal following and counts one Princess Eugenie of York among his brides; among his new brides, Princess Eugenie of York herself and Mr Brooksbank as new clients.
Posen and Ball, both professional American Ballet Theater dancers, celebrated their second wedding anniversary this year by sharing a lovely Instagram post. In it, they featured photos from their celebration, with Harrison Ball being seen dancing.
“True romantic” Jennifer Gardiner blends feminine sensibility with fine artistry to craft exquisite gowns for fashion-forward brides. Her collections are at Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom boutiques worldwide.
She donned an exquisite, embroidered wedding gown with a high neckline to marry her longtime partner at his estate, complete with a custom-designed lace veil featuring “Family, Loyalty, Respect” written on it.
Binky Felstead of Made in Chelsea fame married Max Fredrik Darnton wearing an exquisite floral gown featuring detachable double bubble sleeves and an eye-catching low back – the ideal combination for an outdoor summer wedding!
Celebrities often have an unlimited budget, and it’s no secret that celebs can find wedding gowns designed by multiple dream designers to fulfill their wish lists. Many of these luxurious designers also create designs suitable for non-celebrities who may wish to purchase similar gowns.
Idan Cohen is a New York and Tel Aviv-based couture designer known for creating seductive bridal silhouettes that celebrate female form with romantic embellishments and stunning lacework that add romance and style.
He designed a gorgeous custom bridal gown for Jade Roper of Bachelor in Paradise to wear with Tanner Tolbert on television at her nuptials. The breathtaking dress features a plunging neckline with sheer paneling and lace overlay for a romantic and sensual look that brides can confidently walk in the aisle.
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