Celebrity weddings often make headlines- and not just because they tend to involve famous people, but also because they usually set a trend that heavily impacts the wedding industry. The wedding gowns worn by the brides often becomes memorable. Sometimes they even become a part of popular culture and the locations often see a spike in traffic after a celebrity weds there. Stylish celebrity weddings have become an inspiration for many young women who take their bridal inspirations from these events.
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Celebrity weddings which hit headlines in the recent years have done so for varied reasons. George Clooney wed Amal Alamuddin and got the entire planet talking. It took place in Venice and both the bride and the groom made a style statement by going all regal and traditional.
Another talked about wedding event was that of Pippa Middleton who married her fiance James Mathews in Inglefield. Although not as publicized as her sister’s wedding to Prince William, it was still a royal worthy event that got the entire nation talking.
Dress to impress
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A wedding’s center stage is always the bride and the dress she is wearing, and celebrity weddings are no exception to this. Celebrity wedding dresses that hit headlines include Olivia Palermo & Johannes Huebl’s wedding. Both wore white, Johannes a white suit and Olivia a full skirt and a sweater. The simple and private wedding took place in Bedford, NY and was much talked about. And while Olivia made a statement by going simplistic, Keira Knightley did just the opposite. The spunky actress fashioned the “Carrie Bradshaw” look while the groom wore a stylish navy blue suit with shades.
The Royal weddings
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Of course, no celebrity wedding can hold a candle to the monarchs whose weddings are more like lifetime events. Diana’s wedding to Prince Charles was surely a television event with an estimated 750 million audiences tuning in worldwide. It was a fairy tale wedding and it left a mark on the cultural psyche. Even the ring she wore was copied in jewelry shops and fashion chains all around the world. When her son married Kate Middleton in 2011 it was again a huge event with an approximate audience of 26 million watching in England alone.
Although high profile weddings will continue to happen there is no denying how much stylish celebrity weddings influence not just the masses but also the entire industry.