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Memorable Celebrity Weddings
Wedding days are a memorable occasion for all couples. Some weddings can be understated, while others spare no expense. Of the many celebrity weddings which have occurred in the past, we take a look at three of the most memorable of them all.
Victoria and David Beckham:
July 4th 1999 marks the date of Victoria and David's lavish wedding day celebrations which took place in a stately 560-acre castle in Dublin. A small and intimate ceremony was held with just 29 guests considered to be close friends and family of the newlyweds. Victoria Beckham's dress was designed by legendary bridal wear designer Vera Wang, who created a stunning champagne coloured strapless gown complete with a 20-foot train. Although the wedding ceremony was intimate, Victoria and David's wedding reception was far from understated. 230 guests were invited to the decadent wedding reception and included a mixture of sporting and showbiz greats, such as Sir Bobby Charlton and Elton John. Thirteen years later, the dynamic and stylish duo's marriage is stronger than ever. With 4 children and great careers, there seems to be nothing holding back Victoria and David Beckham.
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries:
Reality TV royalty Kim Kardashian married her now ex-husband, basketball player Kris Humphries, at a star studded monochrome wedding ceremony in California on August 20th 2011. Kim's wedding dress was also designed by Vera Wang, which was tastefully accessorised with a stunning and unique diamond headpiece. The lucky bride had three wedding dresses to wear on her special day, of which she changed into two of them during the reception. Kris and Kim's multi-tiered chocolate and vanilla wedding cake with chocolate chips beautifully complimented the monochrome wedding theme. Unfortunately, the wedding may have been the best thing to come of Kris and Kim's marriage, which ended with divorce papers just 72 days later.
Kate Middleton and Prince William:
Fairytale weddings with princes and princesses are a rare occurrence, so when Kate and Wills announced their nuptials the whole world took notice. A breathtakingly large scale wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey took place in front of millions of adoring well wishers. Kate's wedding dress, designed by Sarah Burton of iconic British fashion house Alexander McQueen, was inspired by Grace Kelly's lace and silk wedding gown in the 1950s. Kate and Will's wedding day was the perfect combination of traditional elegance and contemporary flair, which was seen all the way down to the choice of wedding cake selection. No expense was spared in this wedding celebration, which entertained 1,900 guests made up of royalty, delegates and celebrities. There is no doubt that these newlyweds will live happily ever after.
The choice of iconic celebrity weddings is endless, with each year bringing bigger and better wedding ceremonies, wedding dresses, cakes, venues and guest lists. Other iconic celebrity weddings include, Kate and Tom Cruise, Charles and Dianna, Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco and Jackie O and JFK.
Bruce Giles writes for a digital marketing agency. This article about celebrity weddings and wedding dresses has been commissioned by a client of said agency. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.