Carrie Underwood was the latest celebrity to be wearing a stately diamond wedding tiara for her wedding. In fact, the 40 carat tiara was a gift from her husband Mike. What a magnificent gift!The American Idol winner married NHL hockey player Mike Fischer at the Ritz Carlton in Greensboro, Georgia, on July 10, and walked down the isle wearing a chantilly lace and silk organza Monique Lhuillier gown. People magazine showcased their wedding in their July issue which had hues of pink though-out. Carrie walked down the aisle to a string quartet playing Wagner’s Bridal Chorus. The reception and ballroom was bathed in pink. "There was pink lighting and pink things hanging from the ceiling, flower balls and ribbon and sparkles," Carrie describes. Carrie’s nephew Max was the ring bearer and Mike’s cousin Hanna was flower girl. Carrie’s dog Ace was decked out in a Swarovski crystal-encrusted pink (Read More.....)
Melania Knauss, Slovenian super-model choose a Galliano wedding gown for her wedding that weighed nearly 50 pounds. It was the first time that a bride was the cover model for Vogue. Melania's Galliano designed gown made headlines as it required over 28 seamstresses, and 1000 hours of work, including 550 hours of embroidery. The gown had 98 yards of beautiful white satin and was encrusted with more than 1500 crystal rhinestones, a 13-foot train, and a 16-foot veil. The gown was estimated to be over $2,00,000 but it is reported that the bride paid $100,000 because of all the favorable publicity that the gown caused. Melania required 4 fitting sessions one of which lasted for four hours. The most stunning features of her wedding look was the gathering fabric of her gown and the stunning ornate Edwardian necklace that Fred Leighton jewelers borrowed to her. At the reception she changed at her reception to a Vera (Read More.....)
Star Jones and Al Reynolds tied the knot in 2004 in New York City, and when she was considering her jewelry she went straight to jeweler Fred Leighton for one of his legendary antique jewels. Star is one of the most beautiful brides in Hollywood. From the gown, to the accessories, Star couldn't have picked a better choices. Star choose to wear her hair up in a bun of curls, which made her appear taller. The height of her hair gave the tiara a showcase to sit against. Truly, her tiara was the centerpiece of her gown. In fact, the tiara was creatively displayed as a tiara but actually used a choker necklace. Instead of a wide crown, she turned a fabulous 19 century choker upside down in her hair and pinned it into her hair. If you find a fantastic crystal or diamond choker, consider doing what Star did! The famous bride finished off her look with a pair of 15 carat diamond earrings, and a diamond (Read More.....)
Victoria and David Beckham are always in the spotlight for their unique and orignial style. At their July 1999 they asked all guests to dress in black and white at the reception while they were decked out in purple. While the wedding ceremony was private, witnessed by 29 family and friends, their reception included 230 guests. The wedding was held at the 560-acre Gothic Luttrellstown Castle in Dublin, Ireland. The couple shocked guests with a nude cake topper of themselves (except for a few leaves) and an 18-piece orchestra fireworks display were unque touches in their reception.
Victoria wore an ivory wedding dress designed by Vera Weng and a lavish tiara designed by Slim Barrett, which was encrusted with 231 diamonds. Designer Slim Barrett auctioned off the crown in 2000, and has donated the proceeds to the British Red Cross, as well as an
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When Madonna married British film director Guy Ritchie in Scotland, they had a fairy tale wedding held at the century old Skibo Castle in Scotland. The estate is about 7,000 acres. Sadly, the couple divorced after 7 years, but the wedding was remembered. Madonna wore a Gothic style wedding gown for the ceremony designed by Stella McCartney of Paris, and a Paul Gaultier gown for reception and then changed into a Versace dress for dancing. Guests danced the night away in the castle's "basement" which was converted into a disco.
Rumors before the wedding circulated that she would be wearing diamond encrusted cowboy boots but intead choice a pair of Jimmy Choo shoes.
Guy gave her a stinning diamond bracelet she wore on their day which was said to be 19 carats of diamonds. Some reports suggested she was to wear a diamond tiaraonce worn by Princess Grace of Monaco, but later decided on wearing a wearing a 1910 Edwardian (Read More.....)
Liz Hurley's wedding is STILL the most talked about wedding to date. In 1995, with no prior modelling experience, Hurley was introduced as an Estée Lauder spokesmodel. Hurley has since featured in wedding ads for Lauder's 'Pleasures', 'Beautiful', 'Dazzling', 'Tuscany per Donna', and 'Sensuous' fragrances as well as participated in campaigns for the company's other cosmetics. Hurley and Arun Nayar's wedding celebration in 2007 was one of the most lavish and interesting weddings combining both an English ceremony and an Indian celebration. The couple exchanged vows at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire before 300 guests which Sir Elton John walked Hurley down the aisle. They held a party for friends including Prince Pavlos of Greece, Tom Ford,Valentino, Eva Herzigova, Flavio Briatore Elton John, Kate Moss and Elle Macpherson. Hurley wore a gown by Donatella Versace, and an outstanding Chopard diamond tiara worn in her hair.
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