Wedding bells remind everybody of cheer, camaraderie, new beginnings and fashion! It’s more so when it’s a celebrity wedding, in which costumes at every stage of the wedding event are designed by the best creative professional minds out there.
The hype around celebrity weddings makes waves easily in the media. So will the names of the fashion designers who design the wedding attires for the bride and bridegroom. When the occasion and the celebrity profile matter so much, the professionals come out with their best fashion designing skills.
There are quite a few examples of grand wedding attires designed for celebrities that can be reference points for students doing fashion designing courses. These classy and memorable pieces of wedding garments has gained worldwide appeal and hence are interesting to learn about.
Let’s look at few such famous wedding attires made by famous fashion designers.
Wedding Dress for Anushka Sharma by Sabyasachi Mukherjee
The wedding outfits of Anushka and Virat Kohli were designed by India’s top fashion designer, Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
Anushka wore a pale-pink lehenga with beautiful embroidery. The pink colour was the chosen one for Virat Kohli’s raw-silk sherwani as well. Apart from red, pink is a traditionally used colour for weddings in India. The floral prints on the lehenga and the embellishment done with silver-gold metal thread, pearls and beads made grandeur come through and shine bright in the wedding proceedings.
Virat Kohli donned a royal silk turban in true traditional style, with jewel embellishments and feather over it that gave a distinct magnificence to the wedding attire.
Wedding Dress for Princess Diana by Elizabeth Emanuel
A shining star in world history, Princess Diana, had Elizabeth Emanuel to design her wedding dress to make her look stunningly gorgeous and indeed royal. Diana wore an ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown, with a train measuring 25 feet.
The gown had a very 80s design, something to the taste of Diana herself. The gown was richly decorated with hand embroidery and sequins. It also featured 10,000 pearls. The lace used in the dress was an antique hand-made Carrickmacross lace which had belonged to Queen Mary, a notable mention for the attire.
The dress in fact created a fashion trend for wedding dresses that included features like large puffed sleeves and a full skirt.
Wedding Dress for Kate Middleton by Sarah Burton
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton (popularly known as Kate Middleton), Duchess of Cambridge, had her wedding gown designed by Sarah Burton. Sarah is the Creative Director of the renowned fashion brand Alexander McQueen.
The dress was designed to the desire of Kate Middleton to blend tradition to modernity. The ivory satin bodice was padded slightly at the hips and narrowed at the waist, typically taking inspiration from the Victorian tradition of corset designs. There were floral motifs added to the bodice which were cut from machine-made lace. They were then appliquéd on to silk net (tulle). The bridal train stretched to 9 feet in length with appliquéd lace. The bodice design with decorated net was influenced by traditional Carrickmacross lace technique.
Kate’s bridal dress has been very well-received in the fashion world and inspired bridal gown designs for many years hence. Fashion designing institutes use such exquisite designs as guides and references for students of fashion designing.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to design such flamboyant wedding dresses? If you are an avid fan of such fashion, you should do a course in fashion designing and perfect your skill at this and other varieties of clothing.