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    Here comes the bride! Famous wedding gowns

    Choosing the dress is one of the most exciting and trying aspects of planning a wedding. Check out these celebrity brides who made headlines with their memorable dress selections.

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    Choosing the dress is one of the most exciting and trying aspects of planning a wedding. Check out these celebrity brides who made headlines with their memorable dress selections.

    Singer Kelly Clarkson married music manager Brandon Blackstock in a rustic wedding on Oct. 20, 2013. For the intimate ceremony, she wore a stunning lace gown by designer Alice Temperly.
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    Keira Knightley -

    While shopping for the dress can be an exhausting process for many, actress Keira Knightley made it easy. She wore a Chanel dress that she had worn previously.

    “I’d worn the dress lots. It was my something old,” she told The Telegraph newspaper. “And I liked not making a big deal about it.”
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    For her fall nuptials to Adam Shulman in 2012, actress Anne Hathaway wore a custom gown by Valentino -- one of her favorite designers -- and a 1920s-inspired style headpiece.
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    In what might be the wedding of the century, Kate Middleton married Prince William on April 29, 2011 in an Alexander McQueen wedding gown. Later that day, she wore a second McQueen dress for the wedding reception at the Buckingham Palace.
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    Chelsea Clinton walked down the aisle to marry Marc Mezvinsky in 2010 wearing a strapless, ivory Vera Wang gown.
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    British supermodel Kate Moss wore a dreamy dress created by designer John Galliano for her wedding to guitarist Jamie Hince.

    “I wanted it to be kind of dreamy and 1920s, when everything is soft-focus,” Moss told Vogue about the inspiration for the dress.
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    Ivanka Trump married Jared Kushner in a lace gown inspired by Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly. The dress was created by Vera Wang, who worked closely with Trump throughout the designing process.
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    Katie Holmes -

    While her wedding to Tom Cruise was in an Italian castle with a star-studded guest list and firework show, actress Katie Holmes’ wedding dress still stole the show. The custom gown was created by Giorgio Armani and featured Swarovski crystals and Valenciennes lace. Though the marriage didn't last, the dress remains one to be remembered.
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    In one of the hottest musical matches, musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale tied the knot in 2002. Her custom Dior gown was dip-dyed in a pink hue for a unique look that the singer had no trouble pulling off.
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    Wearing a sleek Valentino silk-crepe gown, actress Courteney Cox married actor David Arquette in a cathedral wedding in 1999.
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    John F. Kennedy Jr. broke hearts across the country when he married Carolyn Bessette in Cumberland Island, Ga., in 1996. For the private wedding, the bride wore a classic gown designed by Narciso Rodriguez. Her hair was pulled in a bun with a clip that belonged to her mother-in-law, Jackie Kennedy.
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    For her 1993 wedding to Sony Music President Thomas Mottola, Mariah Carey wore a Vera Wang gown that had a 27-foot long train and a noticeable resemblance to Princess Diana’s wedding dress.
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    Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen married actor Sylvester Stallone in a Beverly Hills wedding in 1985. She designed her wedding dress herself, which included a lace overlay and exuberant sleeves.
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    With 750 million people watching, Diana Spencer married Prince Charles in 1981 wearing a woven silk taffeta gown designed by Welsh fashion designer David Emanuel.
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    In a civil ceremony in the French town of St. Tropez, singer Mick Jagger married Nicaraguan Bianca Perez Morena de Macias in 1971. The former actress decided to pass on a traditional wedding dress and instead wore a Saville Row white pantsuit.
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    Yoko Ono -

    In a casual mini dress with knee socks and a white hat, Yoko Ono married John Lennon while in Gibraltar in 1969.
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    Elvis Presley married Priscilla Ann Beaulieu at The Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas in 1967. She wed the king of rock wearing a chiffon, floor-length wedding dress that she designed herself.
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    Mia Farrow -

    Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow also had their own Las Vegas wedding in 1966. The actress kept her wedding ensemble modest with a sophisticated knee-length dress.
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    For her wedding to John F. Kennedy in 1953, Jacqueline Lee Bouvier wore a silk chiffon taffeta gown that featured rosettes and pleated folds throughout the bouffant skirt. The famous wedding gown sealed Jacqueline’s title as a fashion icon.
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    Elizabeth Taylor -

    Wearing a $1,500 satin wedding gown, Elizabeth Taylor wed Conrad “Nicky” Hilton in 1950 -- her first of eight marriages. The gown was created by costume designer Helen Rose and was a gift from MGM Studios. The dress pulled Taylor’s waist to a tiny 20 inches.
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    Grace Kelly married Monaco’s Prince Rainier in one of the most famous gowns of the 20th century. Costume designer Helen Rose designed the gown, which, like Elizabeth Taylor's, was a gift from MGM Studios.
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    Actress Audrey Hepburn married actor, director and producer Mel Ferrer in a Swiss wedding in 1954. The bride wore a tea-length dress designed by French designer Pierre Balmain.
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    Wearing a short-sleeved dress, actress Ava Gardner married Frank Sinatra in a Philadelphia wedding in 1951.
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    While other royal wedding gowns included full skirts, lace applique and other intricate details, Wallis Simpson wore a slim silk crepe wedding dress with a cinched waist and slight flare at its bottom when she married then-King Edward VIII. The groom abdicated his throne to marry Simpson, who was divorced and under British law, he could not remain king and marry a divorced woman whose ex-husband was still alive.
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