Standout Brides Of The 20th Century

Perhaps it’s true when they say that everything looks better in black and white. In a ‘Throwback Thursday’ approach to bridal attire, we have collected some of the most beautiful and interesting wedding looks to arise from the 20th Century.  Take a peep below and browse through photographs of old Hollywood royalty and stars of their time, and see what they chose to wear for their big day.

From flamboyant lace and embroidered veils to simple silhouettes and plainer fabric, each one has captured our attention. Take notes and inspiration for your own attire, as these are the standouts of recent bridal history.


Lucille Ball (1940)
Photo: Miss Victory Violet


Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw (1949)


Photo: Media Media Media


Elizabeth Taylor (1950)


Photo: Gatabella


Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and John F. Kennedy (1953)


Photo: Buzzfeed


Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer (1954)


Photo: Historiful


Grace Kelly and Prince Rainer III of Monaco (1956)

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Photo: Who What Wear


Julie Andrews and Tony Dalton (1959)

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Photo: The Red List


Jackie Collins (1960)

13th December 1960: Actress and author Jackie Collins celebrates her marriage to businessman Austin Wallace at Grosvenor House in London after a registry office ceremony. Her white satin wedding dress with intricate beading cost ?400. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Photo: Getty Images


Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (1964)


Photo: Buzzfeed


Yoko Ono and John Lennon (1969)


Photo: Biography
Bianca Pérez-Mora Macias  and Mick Jagger (1971)

 Harpers Bazaar

Photo: Harper’s Bazaar


Cher and Gregg Allman (1975)


Photo: Cherstyle


Don Gummer and Meryl Streep (1978)


Photo: Merylstreisand


Princess Diana and Prince Charles (1981)

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Photo: Yahoo News


Madonna (1985)

Just 80s Fashion

Photo: Just 80’s Fashion


By Aisling O’Grady

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