Take Inspiration from Wedding Dresses Throughout Time

By far the most important part of the wedding day is the gown, other than the vows and the commitment that is made; obviously… the choice of gown can be a hard decision to make.

Many of us think we know exactly how we want to look on our big day but when we actually try the gowns on, the look we actually want becomes quite different. There are hundreds of different wedding gown styles to choose from for any look that may be desired whether it is traditional or slightly more unusual.

The choice of wedding gown is not something that can be taken lightly and inspiration should be taken from different sources, most notably some of the biggest weddings ever held that inspired the way the wedding gown was chosen and worn and that captivated audiences the world over. Wedding dresses have followed the constantly changing styles of women’s clothing and the eras, which have surpassed.

Shenae Grimes

The actress broke with tradition and chose a spectacular black creation called ‘Josephine’ from the range of Vera Wang wedding gowns. She married her long term love on May 10 2013 and completely changed the way in which brides wear and choose their gowns. The black gown is the epitome of changing styles and the free reign brides now have to have the dress of their dreams.”.

Shenae Grimes
Shenae Grimes in a Vera Wang Wedding Dress

Kate Middleton The biggest Royal wedding since Charles and Diana, all eyes were on the wedding dress of Kate Middleton. The dress was kept a secret until the future princesses entrance to the abbey. The tight bodice, long lace sleeves and full skirt was made of lace and silk and the long veil matched the lace detailing that was the theme of the gown, one of the most breath taking traditional gowns of all time.

Kate Middleton Wedding Dress
Kate Middleton & Prince William

Audrey Hepburn One of the most classically beautiful actresses of all time, Audrey married Mel Ferrer and her wedding dress was the perfect reflection of her own personal sense of style. a 50’s ballerina style dress by Pierre Balmain, the full skirt and tight bodice had long sleeves and was ivory silk. The flowers in her hair made it the perfect dress for that era.

Audrey Hepburn On Her Wedding Day
Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

Princess Diana The future princess made history when her wedding not only became the most watched royal wedding of all time but her dress contained a 25ft train that was the longest in royal history. The silk and taffeta creation was a stunning gown that allowed her to easily transform herself from commoner to princess with just a dress.


Grace Kelly The stunning actress set the bridal standard when she married Prince Rainer III of Monaco in a pale pink taffeta and cream coloured lace dress complete with gloves and Juliet cap.

Grace Kelly Wedding

Which of these amazing inspirational wedding dresses do you prefer? or do you have any others that are not mentioned above? we would love to hear from you.