Keira Knightley opted to wear a seven-year-old frothy tulle Chanel dress and a pair of flats for her 2013 vows to James Righton. The dress was picked from Chanel’s Spring/Summer 2006 Collection, was first debuted by Keira at the 2008 BAFTA Awards, and got a third outing with the Pride and Prejudice star at 2013’s SeriousFun London Gala.
Just nine days after splitting from her fourth husband, Elizabeth Taylor said ‘I do’ to Richard Burton in March 1964. She wore an empire-style chiffon gown designed by Irene Sharaff (a costume designer who worked with her on Cleopatra) finishing her look with a floral head piece made from lilies of the valley and white hyacinths.
Sarah Jessica Parker married Matthew Broderick in May 1997. She wore a black taffeta Morgane Le Fay dress, stating she chose to do so because she didn’t want the media speculating after seeing her buy a white gown. The Sex and the City star later revealed she wished she’d worn white.
Princess Diana married Prince Charles in July 1981 – her ivory silk taffeta and antique lace gown was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, featured an 8-metre train and was decorated with more than 10,000 pearls.
Style star Olivia Palermo chose a three-piece Carolina Herrera ensemble for her July 2014 wedding – comprised of tailored white shorts, a tulle satin and silk skirt and a cream cashmere jumper, the fashion guru lived up to her trend-setting rep.
Gwen Stefani’s pink ombré silk faille gown was equal parts femme and punk – designed by John Dalliano for Dior, the dress sparked a coloured wedding gown trend.
When she wed Ellen DeGeneres in 2008, Portia de Rossi wore pale pink tulle Zac Posen gown. Ellen opted for a tailored ensemble, also by Zac Posen, consisting of white pants, a dress shirt and a white vest.
Bianca Jagger married Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger in 1971 in an Yves Saint Laurent ensemble featuring a plunging blazer, an ankle-skimming skirt and a wide-brimmed, veiled hat.
Anne Hathaway wed Adam Shulman in September 2012. Valentino designed her gauzy ensemble – it featured off-the-shoulder straps, a satin-flower-embroidered detailing and a hand-painted, soft pink train. She accessorised with a 1920s-inspired head piece that cascaded into a floor-length veil.