Wedding dresses: decades of showstopping gowns

For serious bridal inspiration as well as dress envy, we’ve been avidly following the New York Bridal Week shows this week, where designers from around the world showcased their most-anticipated 2016 collections. 

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With each collection unique and different from the next, designers celebrated the elegance and glamour of bridal fashion – from Alon Livne’s swan-motif gowns to chic cuts at J Mendel and the drama of Vera Wang’s designs. 

Looking back at memorable designs from some of the most famous weddings in history, we admire the stunning dresses worn by Grace Kelly, Kate Middleton, Princess Diana and Kate Moss, each beautifully capturing the bride’s personality and unique fashion sense, as outlined in the Iconic Wedding Dresses infographic created by Vashi. 

You can also visit our previous entries with photos from Amanda Wyatt, Charlotte Balbier and Bien Savvy