Every woman dreams of getting married in one of the most exclusive and grand wedding setups, which would make people talk about it for years. Not just weddings that they want to have big. From their wedding dress to make-up, from jewelry to footwear, they want each and everything to be lavish and inspiring for the invitees.
Since a wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event demanding the best in everything is acceptable. And, one of the most expensive items that cannot be uncompromised at any cost is the bride’s wedding dress. Whatever amount one wishes to spend on her wedding gown seems to be priceless in front of unexplainable happiness. Adorning the world’s most expensive foundation and the expensive dress, she looks not less than a princess.
So, let us look at the top 8 most expensive wedding dresses that a bride has worn on her wedding day.
List of Top 8 Extravagant and Costliest Wedding Dresses in The World
1.) Serena Williams ($4,943,334): The ace American lawn tennis player and the winner of 23 Grand Slams tied the knot in 2017 with Alexis Ohanian and gave the contract of designing her wedding gown to Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. The designer created the world’s most iconic and expensive wedding gown for the bride, which initially cost 4,943,334, but today is approximately valuedAU$ 5,521,326.
2.) Victoria Swarovski (AU$1,412,381): The heiress to one the most spectacular crystal brands Swarovski, Victoria Swarovski, wore a custom-made wedding dress designed by Micheal Cinco. The latter adorned the dress with over 500,000 crystals that made the dress weigh over 100 pounds. The gown also featured a 20-foot train and 26-foot veil to make the dress more astonishing. Today, the worth of her gown is AU$4,497,522.
4.) Salma Hayek Pinault (AU$613,033): The 2009 wedding of Salma Hayek with Francois-Henri Pinault surprised everyone with her Balenciaga white gown that Nicolas Ghesquiere designed. The dress is a perfect example of hi lo skirt outfits because of its finely embroidered deep v-neck bodice that came out as a flawless full body skirt. The wedding gown has a current value of AU$742,473.
5.) Kate Middleton (AU$613,033): The most celebrated designer, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, had designed the gown of the present Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, for her marriage with the man of her dreams, Prince William, in 2011.
Kate very well knew the taste and style of the Royal family and also how to impress her grandmother-in-law and Her Majesty Queen Victoria, because of which she chose to wear a classic gown on her wedding day. The dress was complete with lace sleeves, a full skirt, silk tulle veil, and the none-foot train, which the Duchess gracefully carried and patterned table runner. At the moment, the gown has a value of AU of $708,137.
6.) Coleen McLoughlin (AU$553,707): The famous Manchester United football player Wayne Rooney married Coleen McLoughlin in 2008. The bride made a distinct choice and wore a cream strapless gown designed by Marchesa. The designer had used satin material to make the gown’s bodice, and the skirt was designed with finely made tiers of pleated silk organza. The present-day value of her dress is AU$668,234.
7.) Chiara Ferragni (AU$593,133): The Italian designer and blogger Chiara Ferragni married rapper Federico Leonardo Lucia in 2018. She designed two spectacle dresses at a stretch of six-month in collaboration with the brand Dior Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri.
Her wedding day gown had a lace bodice and a tulle skirt. While her reception dress was a cream tulle gown with a corset top and images of lions, hearts, and lyrics to her husband’s song were embroidered on the gown. The combined cost of Chiara’s two dresses today would be AU$613,881.
8.) Amal Alamuddin (AU$536,644): Amal Almauddin’s natural beauty came out more bright when she wore the stunning off-the-shoulder lace gown on her wedding day with George Clooney that Oscar de la Renta had designed. The dress was so gorgeous that it made the British barrister sparkle like diamonds. This was the late designer’s last outfit, which had pearl detailing, hand embroidery, 14 yards of Chantilly lace appliques, complex beading, and now is valued at AU$589,119.
I know the price tags of the wedding dresses mentioned above dresses have taken you by surprise. But, every woman has a dream wedding gown that she wants to wear on her wedding day. So, which one is your favorite that inspires you the most to get a similar design for your wedding day?