How to Channel Your Favorite Style Icon on Your Wedding Day
The aisle is your own red carpet!
Grace. Stevie. Kate. Bey. These names are famous across decades and around the world as a few of the ultimate style icons. Each woman has not only set trends for her generation and generations to come (Kate Moss choker, anyone?), but has her own unique style that continues to inspire women all over the globe.
From old Hollywood to new, we've translated each icon's trademark look into bridal. Every type of bride can find inspo from these trend-transcending women. Are you into the classic look? Opt for a Grace Kelly-like A-line wedding dress or a Kate Middleton ball gown. Maybe you're a boho bride? You'll want to check some Stevie Nicks-worthy picks, featuring full-on fringe and lightweight sheath silhouettes. You may not be able to sing like Beyoncé, but you can slay like Bey as you strut down the aisle on your big day. After all, your wedding is your very own red-carpet moment. Get inspired by these bona fide fashion icons, from silver-screen sirens to today's idols.
The 1950s movie star exudes femininity and, well, grace—and her trademark A-line look is a great way to showcase not only your nipped waist but also amazing accessories like a bow-topped shoe or birdcage veil.
Get the Look: Grace Kelly-Inspired Wedding Dress
This silk-dupioni-and-lace tea-length two-piece sets a flirty tone—and makes it easy to show off your shoes (Justin Alexander dress, $1,430, justinalexander.com).
Unmistakably mod, the British beauty and '60s fashion queen is an inspiration for the bride who isn't afraid to make a statement—and bare her shoulders. Want to go really bold? Try a striking cuff or sparkling shoe.
Get the Look: Twiggy-Inspired Wedding Dress
A jeweled neckline turns this crepe-and-tulle mermaid from simple to star-worthy (Atelier Pronovias "Natalia" dress, price upon request, pronovias.com).
She's the ultimate cool girl—as those who grew up in the '90s will remember. (CK One ads, anybody?) Revisit that not-so-distant past with a slinky slip dress and the decade's "it" accessory: a choker.
Get the Look: Kate Moss-Inspired Wedding Dress
The formerly ubiquitous spaghetti strap returns in this elongating stretch-crepe gown (Louvienne "Colette" dress, $1,950, louvienne.com).
The legendary singer is bohemian at its best, embodying the free spirit of the 1970s. She's your girl if you want a look that incorporates fringe, crystals, and lots of layers.
Get the Look: Stevie Nicks-Inspired Wedding Dress
Master the haute-hippie look with a gorgeous silk-and-lace gown. Sarah Seven "Sonnett" dress, $2,700, sarahseven.com
If anyone rules the style charts these days, it's Queen Bey—and we're crazy in love with her strong and sexy look. Here's how to get it.
Get the Look: Beyoncé-Inspired Wedding Dress
A "naked" tulle dress with carefully placed beaded embroidery lends undeniable drama (Zuhair Murad gown, $12,500, markingramatelier.com).
If the Duchess of Cambridge wears [enter article of clothing here], you'd better believe the world will follow. Her effortless and modern fashion sense gives timeless a new meaning.
Get the Look: Kate Middleton-Inspired Wedding Dress
A 3-D floral silk-gazar bodice and a voluminous peplum skirt add a bit of pomp to your circumstance (Sareh Nouri "Dahlia" gown, price upon request, sarehnouri.com).
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