Celebrities are not particularly known for pulling back punches when it comes to weddings! As one of the most vital elements of the celebration, bridal dresses are made with a lot of thought and care. Here are our top picks for the most expensive and exclusive celebrity wedding dresses of all time.
Jennifer Lopez donned three custom-tailored wedding dresses during her nuptial with Ben Affleck. Exclusively designed by celebrity fashion designer Ralph Lauren, each bespoke gown can beat the other two in glamor quotient. Lopez’s ceremonial gown featured a high neck and a statement ruffled fishtail train made with more than 1,000 handkerchiefs. Though there’s been no confirmation on the costs, estimations have indicated over $1 million for each.
Priyanka Chopra styled herself in an array of dresses during her 2018 wedding to Nick Jonas. For the American ceremony, Chopra wore a Swarovski-studded bespoke Ralph Lauren gown, worth $2,000,000. The gown was also adorned with 2,380,000 pearl sequins and featured a 75-foot-long tulle veil. For the Indian ceremony, she gave a gorgeous ode to her culture by choosing a $1.8 million Sabyasachi lehenga in traditional classic red, made with sequins, organza flowers, and intricate embroidery.
The princess herself was involved in the idea behind the bespoke for her wedding. Exclusively designed by Sarah Burton from famed luxury fashion house Alexander McQueen, this custom-made lace gown is noted for its striking design, symbolism in motifs, intricate hand needle-works, and widespread influence on western bridal dress trends. Though not officially revealed, the estimated cost of this stunning royal wedding gown is a whopping $400,000.
Custom-designed by the late Oscar de la Renta, this romantic and elegant wedding gown was the last masterpiece of the famed designer. With an estimated price tag of $380,000, the off-shoulder ivory French gown featured crystals, beads, and pearls sewn into the bodice. The dreamy tulle bridal dress was completed with the final touch of beautifully and intricately appliqued Chantilly lace.
Another royal wedding that grabbed the world’s attention was the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. With an estimated cost of $265,000, this was possibly the simplest one among all royal wedding dresses. Embodying the concept of ‘less is more’ in ultimate graceful sophistication, the non-embellished silk gown was designed by Clare Waight Keller from the iconic label Givenchy. Oozing pure elegance, the dress featured an open boat neckline and a built-in triple silk organza underskirt train, completed with a long embroidered veil full of symbolic motifs.