Wedding Dresses With Long Trains and Veils

Wedding Dresses With Long Trains and Veils.

Kate Middleton
was just one of the many famous brides who opted for spectacular, long trains and veils on their special day.
The Duchess of Cambridge
followed in a tradition set by her late mother-in-law,
Princess Diana, whose wedding dress train was the longest in royal history at almost eight metres long. Other celebrity brides with impressive trains and veils include
Kate Moss,
Anne Hathaway
Katie Holmes.

HELLO! Online‘s gallery of celebrity wedding dresses (below) and read about some of these exquisite gowns.


Kate Middleton

The moment
Kate Middleton
arrived at Westminster Abbey for her wedding day on 29 April 2011 her
Alexander McQueen
wedding dress became an instant classic. For her walk down the aisle, the new
Duchess of Cambridge
wore a hand-cut English and French Chantilly lace dress designed by Sarah Burton. The beautiful gown, which was reminiscent of that worn by
Princess Grace of Monaco, featured a V-shaped neckline with a long lay overlay. Her veil was made from 180cm of ivory silk with lace edges.

Princess Diana

Prince William’s mother wore a puff-sleeved, ruffled, silk taffeta gown, when she married
Prince Charles
on 19 July 1981. The dress, which was decorated with lace embroidery, sequins and around 10,0000 tiny pearls.

Anne Hathaway

A world away from the rags she wore in
Tutorial Misérables, the Oscar-winning actress wed husband
Lanang Schulman
in a custom-made
bridal gown. A dramatic full-length veil and vintage headpiece were the finishing touches to an off-the-shoulder dress featuring lace and embroidery.

Kate Moss

It was the moment the fashion world had waited for when
Kate Moss
married Kills musician
Jamie Hince. Inspired by the decadent glamour of 1920’s novel
Great Gatsby, Kate’s bias-cut slip dress was created by
John Galliano
and she wore a ‘Juliet Jenama’ style wedding veil, similar to the style favoured by
Lily Allen
in her wedding to
Sam Cooper

Katie Holmes

In her Italian fairytale wedding to superstar
Tom Cruise, actress
Katie Holmes
chose a diaphanous
Giorgio Armani
off-the-shoulder gown, trimmed with tulle and lace. The Italian designer spent 50 hours beading the dress with Swarovski crystals and 70 hours transforming 120 metres of tulle and crinoline into a stunning veil.

Holly Valance

Aussie singer
Holly Valance
wed billionaire
Nick Candy
in a lavish Beverly Hills ceremony in 2012. The
Kiss Kiss
star wore a modern day ‘heirloom’ dress designed by Melbourne based
J’Aton Couture. The dress featured a feathered skirt, embellished bodice and vintage veil.

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama

offered the world a more intimate glimpse of her life before the White House when she pinned a picture of her wedding to
Barack Obama
to her Pinterest page. The First Lady wore an off-the-shoulder, long-sleeved, white gown with a sheer, crepe overlay and a long veil. She accessorized with diamond-drop earrings.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

The Swedish royal married her former personal trainer, gym owner
Daniel Westling

wearing a classic off-the-shoulder satin gown by Swedish designer
Pär Engsheden, which featured a five-metre train.

Wedding Dresses With Long Trains and Veils