While we're all about the designer label without the designer price tag at Brilliant Bridal, sometimes it's fun to reflect on the past year and get lost in the over-the-top luxury of celebrity weddings! 🤩 And 2018 did not disappoint. It was a big year for celebrity weddings, and it was hard to just share ten with you! From the dresses to the veils these brides planned incredible weddings!! 👰✨
Plus, keep scrolling to the end for our tips on pulling off a celebrity style wedding without a celebrity budget! You might be surprised what wedding planning tips you pick up from these dream weddings. 💁♀️
Meghan Markle + Prince Harry
This long awaited international wedding did. not. disappoint. Actress, Megan Markle, married Prince Harry during a royal affair at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The bride wore a gorgeous gown designed by Givenchy that featured a boat neckline and three-quarter length sleeves. And she made waves with her over 16 feet long veil as she entered the chapel.
Priyanka Chopra + Nick Jonas
Move over Meghan and Harry. 😏🙊🔥 Priyanka Chopra and her now-husband, Nick Jonas, left us mesmerized during their week long cultural celebration. Their western wedding taking place at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in India, just a few weeks ago in December. According to People, the glowing couple both walked down the aisle in custom Ralph Lauren (pictured left).
Karlie Kloss + Joshua Kushner
Did you see the wedding footage that was just released of their intimate day?? Supermodel Karlie Kloss wed American businessman Joshua Kushner in a small Jewish ceremony in New York. The bride walked down the aisle in a custom lace Dior gown, paired with an epically long cathedral-style veil. 2018 was for sure the year of the veils.
Kaley Cuoco + Karl Cook
Big Bang star Kaley Cuoco exchanged handwritten vows with her love, Karl Cook, in a horse stable outside San Diego, California. The bride looked ultra trendy in her white lace dress & cape by Reem Acra. Cuoco later changed into a lace Tadashi Shoji jumpsuit ✌️ and threw her hair into a ponytail for the reception.
Shanina Shaik + DJ Ruckus
Earlier this Spring, Shanina Shaik, model, married in-demand DJ, Gregory “DJ Ruckus” Andrews. The ceremony took place on a beach in the Bahamas, where wooden benches were arranged around an altar covered in greenery. The bride looked stunning in a curve-hugging Ralph & Russo lace wedding dress.
Amy Schumer + Chris Fischer
Commedian, Amy Schumer and chef, Chris Fischer vowed their love at a private beach in Malibu, California. According to The Schmooze, “Schumer said that she bought the first gown she tried on, a $5,500 Monique Lhuillier Severine Chantilly Lace and Tulle Gown, which can be found at Nordstrom’s.”
Mandy Moore + Taylor Goldsmith
This is Us star Mandy Moore and musician Taylor Goldsmith tied the knot during a colorful ceremony at their newly rennovated mid-century modern home in Los Angeles, California this past November. The bride wore a non-traditional, pastel pink Rodarte gown! 💖 Giving us all the romantic vintage vibes.
Miley Cyrus + Liam Hemsworth
This was the epitome of a secret holiday wedding. The ever gorgeous, Miley Cyrus, rocked retro vibes in her off-the-shoulder, minimalist chic gown designed by Vivienne Westwood. The on-again-off-again couple shared their secret nuptials with close family and friends at Miley’s home in Franklin, Tennessee. Both Liam and Miley shared a black and white photo on Instagram to announce their wedding to fans.
Christina El Moussa + Ant Anstead
Christina El Moussa, from Flip or Flop, wore a lace dress designed by Ines Di Santo to tie the knot with her now husband, Ant Anstead, at their secret winter wonderland wedding. 🤫❄️ The couple kept the wedding a secret by inviting their friends and family to meet at their home and then attend the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Instead upon their guests arrival, they walked right into their wedding that took place in their front yard!
Meghan Trainor + Daryl Sabara
Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara wed on the bride’s 25th birthday in the couples’ backyard in Los Angeles, California. Their day was filled with personal touches and about 100 friends and family members. Meghan looked radiant wearing a shimmering Berta gown and Badgley Mischka heels.
Having celebrity dream wedding envy? Here are a few tips for you:
1. Hire a wedding planner. We know that might sound expensive, but this was the number one tip we heard from brides this year. A planner will make sure you stick to your budget and get the biggest bang for your buck!
2. Take a cue from the celebs and pare down the guest list and spoil those in attendance!
3. Your wedding dress doesn't have to cost a fortune. Save money and look like a million bucks by coming in to see us at Brilliant Bridal.
4. Opt for classic decor items like candelabras, chargers and candlesticks, while staying away from overly trendy pieces.
5. Pinterest is your best friend. You can see what designs look like without using your own wedding as a guinea pig.
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