23 Unbelievably Gorgeous Wedding Dresses That Brought Us to Tears in 2017
Before you label Pippa Middleton's wedding as the social event of the season, there are many more lavish ceremonies to consider. There were brides who threw destination weddings in Morocco and Italy, brides who hosted weekend-long festivities, and an heiress who got married in a million-dollar wedding dress. These ladies might not have ties to royals, but they threw weddings Queen Elizabeth would likely approve of.
Because it's hard to keep track of who got married when, we rounded up 23 over-the-top nuptials you might have missed. If you thought Pippa's wedding gown was a dream, wait until you see these brides. They went all out, and they have the 'grams to prove it.
Miranda Kerr's Dior Wedding Dress
Miranda Kerr channeled Grace Kelly on her wedding day with a Dior Haute Couture gown (designed by Maria Grazia Chiuri of course).
Serena Williams's Alexander McQueen Wedding Dress
Serena Williams tied the knot with Alexis Ohanian in a supersecretive wedding ceremony and wore several outfits for her big day, including this seriously impressive Alexander McQueen wedding gown.
Jessica Chastain's Riccardo Tisci Wedding Dress
The actress said her "I dos" in custom Riccardo Tisci in Italy.
Julianne Hough's Marchesa Wedding Dress
Julianne's wedding dress was a custom Marchesa gown that had a fitted bodice and a sweetheart neckline.
Kate Upton's Valentino Wedding Dress
The model held a destination wedding and walked down the aisle is a modest, sheer-sleeved gown from Valentino.
Whitney Wolfe's Oscar de la Renta Wedding Dress
Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe was married in Postiano, Italy, and wore a lace embroidered gown by Oscar de la Renta.
Idina Menzel's Carolina Herrera Wedding Dress
The Broadway star tied the knot in an off-the-shoulder lace gown with a simple sash wrapping around her waist.
Rachel Katzman's Vera Wang Wedding Dress
Rachel wore a gorgeous Vera Wang gown on her wedding day and had several more outfits planned for the reception.
Danica Marinkovic's Roksanda Ilincic Wedding Dress
Danica Marinkovic married Prince Philip of Serbia in a Roksanda Ilincic gown, but we were most impressed by the regal crown she wore during the ceremony.
Ariana Austin's Lazaro Dress
The bride met her prince (in the most literal sense) at a club, then held the most beautiful wedding ever complete with a dreamy gown.
Hannah Bronfman's Custom Vera Wang Wedding Dress
The bride threw a four-day fete in Marrakech, Morocco, and wore some of the most amazing outfits.
Rumi Neely's Wedding Dress
The blogger and Are You Am I creative director got married in a low-key ceremony in one of the sexiest wedding dresses we've seen. It had cold-shoulder details and a thigh-high slit to show off her silky ribbon heels.
Peta Murgatroyd's Karen Sabag Couture Wedding Dress
Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy from Dancing With the Stars tied the knot at Oheka Castle in Long Island and took photos underneath a rainbow.
Cristina Cordula's Marigold-Colored Giambattista Valli Dress
This bride (who got married in Capri) wore three outfits for her wedding weekend, but her unexpected yellow bridal gown (a symbol for Brazil) took the cake. Cristina's haute couture Giambattista Valli number featured poufy sleeves and a high-low slit.
Victoria Swarovski's Michael Cinco Wedding Dress
As her last name suggests, Victoria Swarovski is heiress to the Swarovski fortune. Naturally, her Michael Cinco gown was decorated with 500,000 Swarovski crystals. The dress cost over $1 million and featured a 26-foot-long veil.
Carlson Young's Christian Siriano Gown
Scream star Carlson Young's wedding dress was specially created for her by Christian Siriano. The bride wore plenty of pretty dresses for her Southern wedding festivities, but this custom design was simply stunning.
This Russian Bride Wore 2 White Dresses to Her Wedding
First up was this Cinderella-esque gown with lace embroidered sleeves.
She Later Wore This Sexy Corset-Bodice Tulle Gown
Mary was ready for the reception!
Leslie Amon's Giambattista Valli Wedding Dress
The swimwear designer went short for her wedding day in a Giambattista Valli creation. For the reception, she traded in her lace-up heels for a pair of light-up sneakers.
Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli's Christian Siriano Creations
Samira wore an off-the-shoulder gown with a pleated front, while Lauren opted for a caped jumpsuit with beautiful cage neckline details.
Irene Kogan's Ralph & Russo Dress
The granddaughter of Russian billionaire Valery Kogan, Irene Kogan got married in an elaborately embellished Ralph & Russo dress.
Feiping Chang's Giambattista Valli Dress
This Hong Kong It girl got married in Capri and worked with the designer to create her dream gown.