From East to West, Hollywood to Bollywood, we relived all our favorite reel life weddings and events and the memorable wedding dresses and gowns that have graced the screen, big and small.

The Great Gatsby: Daisy’s Art Deco gown
An extravagant Prada in pink tulle and lace turned Carey Mulligan’s Daisy into a dream as she stood alongside Leonardo DiCaprio’s mysterious Jay Gatsby. The wedding scene in the 2013 film adaptation of the F Scott Fitzgerald book, The Great Gatsby inspired brides everywhere to go Art Deco with their wedding gowns.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Katniss’ Futuristic gown
The frothy confection that Katniss wears for her interview with Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci) is a futuristic strapless metal bodice, layered with silk, raw edge ruffles and embellished with Swarovski crystals. The dress weighed close to 25 pounds and costume designer Trish Summerville credited Jakarta designer Tex Saverio as the brainchild behind the design.

Bride Wars: Olivia Lerner’s perfect Vera Wang gown
Costume designer Karen Patch explains, “The idea for her dress was that she was the iconic bride—the bride on the top of the wedding cake. She was the bride who could have anything she wanted.”Queen of the wedding dress, Vera Wang brought her trademark style to this strapless, drop-waist gown of Lyon and Chantilly lace with an appliquéd keyhole bodice and layered tulle skirt worn with a purple sash.

Sex and the City: Carrie’s (Mr) Big Dress
If you are going to get stood up at the altar, there is no better dress to do it in.SJP’s Carrie Bradshaw hit all the style highs in a Vivienne Westwood ballgown in hues of cream and with that quintessential Westwood eye for edgy layers. The dress was from her Fall 2007 collection and was as spectacular as the glam fashionista.

Funny Face: Jo Stockton’s Tea-Length Ball gown
Audrey Hepburn’s Jo Stockton started a new trend of tea-length wedding dresses with this ethereal tulle skirt and bateau neckline from Givenchy. A bow-topped veil and classic flats finish off this feminine shape typical of the late 50’s.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1: Bella’s Wedding Dress
Kristen Stewart’s Bella Swan went to her much anticipated vampire wedding to Robert Pattinson’s Edward Cullen in less than a gorgeous Carolina Herrera long-sleeved, fitted sheath made out of crepe satin. The ageless vampire-bride’s dress was embellished with gorgeous Chantilly lace embellishments and a sheer illusion back studded with 152 buttons.

Downton Abbey: Lady Mary Crawley’s gown
Caroline McCall, the costume designer for the British hit series designed the hand crafted dress Lady Mary (Michelle Dockery) dons to walk down the aisle.Worn over a silk dress, silver lace tabard fabric forms a V at the back with tiny buttons. It recedes into a train, edged with tiny rice pearls and Swarovski crystal. Perfectly accessorizing this iridescent look was the £125,000, 35-karat diamond-encrusted, vintage floral wreath tiara created by the royal jewelers, Bentley & Skinner.

Gossip girl: Blair’s blue wedding dress
Gossip Girl fans will remember this gorgeous pale blue lace, hand-embellished Elie Saab gown from the designer's spring 2012 couture collection that Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) wore to get married to Chuck in Central Park in the series finale. She accessorized it with earrings by Sequin and her signature headband by Enchanted Atelier.

How I Met Your Mother: Robin’s elegant gown
Everyone waited for Robin (Cobie Smulders) and Barney’s wedding on How I Met Your Mother and her dress didn’t disappoint either! The Addie gown from Monique Lhuillier’s Spring 2011 bridal collection, which we previewed in several episodes,was perfect. And we loved the sparkly sash too.

Friends: Monica’s memorable gown
If you grew up with FRIENDS, then the most anticipated TV wedding was undoubtedly Monica and Chandler finally saying ‘I do’ in 2001. And Monica’s dress couldn’t have been better! A minimalist, elegant A-line sleeveless gown with a deep V neckline and accessorized with a long veil, loose waves and a simple bouquet of red roses. House of Bianchi, take a bow!

Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna: Rani’s red lehenga
Rani Mukerji‘s Maya marries her onscreen best friend Abhishek Bachchan in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna wearing this gorgeous red wedding lehenga with gold zardozi work by who-else but Manish Malhotra.

My Name is Khan: Kajol’s minimalist bride
A beautifully draped Manish Malhotra saree in classic red with a gold border and bootis, Kajol’s elegance as a second-time bride who is also a mother is memorable. Minimal make-up and jewellery added to her poise.

Veer Zara:Preity’s gorgeous lehenga
A cross-border love story about Zara, a Muslim girl from Pakistan who falls in love with an Indian, Hindu boy, it featured a wedding look that was as momentous as the film. The stunning cream lehenga, designed by Manish Malhotra, featured hues of purple, green, and orange. Preity looked like a dream.

3 Idiots: Kareena Kapoor’s Anarkali
Who can forget the feisty Pia played by Kareena Kapoor when she rides a Scooty in her stunning orange and red, full sleeved, anarkali style lehenga with soft pink highlights. Manish Malhotra has earned his place as Bollywood’s favourite designer and this film is no exception.

Kal Ho Na Ho: Preity Zinta’s engagement look
The most copied lehenga of the decade! Although Preity’s character Naina wears this lehenga for her engagement to Rohit (Saif Ali Khan) in Kal Ho Na Ho, it is one of the most iconic looks designed by Manish Malhotra for the movies. The nude and blue lehenga sets the tone of the song “Mahi Ve” and many real-life happily-ever-afters too!

K3G: Kareena’s sharara
Kareena Kapoor turned trendsetter in this sharara style lehenga she wore in the song ‘Bole Chudiyan’ from Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham. Young women for years after went to their local designers and asked for the ‘Poo’ look. Designed with a contemporary silhouette, this sharara lehenga in peach pink was Swarovski laden and ofcourse worn with Kareena’s trademark adaayein.

Rockstar: Nargis Fakhri’s Kashmiri attire
It’s not often you see a Kashmiri bride on screen and Nargis Fakhri plays Heer Kaul a Kashmiri pundit girl with aplomb in the movie Rockstar. She makes for a gorgeous Kashmiri bride wearing an orange hued exquisitely embroidered lehenga with a dupatta to die for. Designers Manish Malhotra and Akki Narula roamed the streets of Srinagar for hours to get the traditional attire right. Nargis also wore a kalpush or head gear covered by the dupatta of the lehenga.

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan: Katrina Kaif’s footloose bride
Her entry on a horse was just what you would expect from the footloose and fancy-free Dimple (Katrina Kaif) in the film, Mere Brother ki Dulhan. What’s not to love about this look – a fun, fitted gold choli, a sheer, net dupatta and a red-orange-pink lehenga with gold work from Rocky S. The diamond necklace along with an emerald drop maang-tika added the perfect amount of glam to the look.

Dolly Ki Shaadi: Sonam’s Muslim Wedding look
It’s sort of hard to choose when an actress dons as many as 16 different bridal looks but in Dolly Ki Shaadi, we were most enamoured by Sonam’s Muslim wedding look. A mint green sharara, with its jacket style blouse and leaf motif pattern embroidered all over in gold, from designer duo Ashima Leena,she accessorized with gorgeous pearl jewellery and jhoomar. Vintage chic!

Aisha: Sonam’s white lehenga
Not technically a bridal lehenga, but no list of memorable outfits would be complete without mentioning the most fashionable lehenga ever seen on the big screen. Sonam Kapoor plays a wedding planner in the film! We love that! Here, Bollywood’s fashionista looks ethereal in this white Anamika Khanna lehenga with a tulle overlay and sequin embroidery teamed with a lilac dupatta.And that polka necklace set is to die for. Gosh, isn’t she a vision?

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