Whack celebrity wedding dresses, a history

Some of these marriages may not have lasted but the photos of their brilliant wedding gowns sure did...
Katie Prince and Kieran Hayler

Some of these marriages may not have lasted but the photos of their brilliant wedding gowns sure did…

From Katie Price’s revealing showgirl dress to Pamela Anderson getting hitched in nothing more than an incy wincy white bikini – for some stars, less truly is more on their big day.

But it’s not a strategy songstress Celine Dion embraced when she married Rene Angeil in 1994. The Canadian-born beauty wore an elaborate Mirella and Steve Gentile creation, which featured a 20 foot train that was probably long enough to cart all her guests around on.

Click through the gallery to relive some of Tinseltown’s most wildest and wackiest wedding dresses!

When your wedding day looks like this, what could possibly go wrong? In 2006, Pamela Anderson became Mrs Kid Rock in a white string bikini and sailor’s hat.

Sadly, the good vibes from their Saint Tropez wedding celebrations were short-lived and they divorced just four months later.

Actress Julianne Moore proves you don’t need to wear white on your wedding day in this lilac Prada number. The stunning star wed hubby Bart Freundlich in this casual dress in 2003 and the pair haven’t looked back since.

Emma Thompson channeled her inner Bow Peep for her 1989 nuptials to Kenneth Branagh. The pair split six years later after Kenneth fell in love with actress Helena Bonham Carter. Emma went on to remarry English actor Greg Wise.

She’s a performer at heart and on her 1994 wedding day to René Angélil, Celine Dion made sure all eyes were on her in this bold creation by Mirella and Steve Gentile. In a love story for the ages, the couple remained together until Rene’s tragic death in January, 2016.

Here is Celine’s dress in all its glory! Considering the pair tied the knot at the grand Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal, Quebec, it’s only fitting her ensemble was just as dramatic.

It was business on the top AND bottom for the Power Of Love hitmaker.

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Former Girls Of The Playboy Mansion star Holly Madison looked more like a Disney Princess than a bride when she said “I do” in a Greg Barnes frock in 2013. Holly and Pasquale Rotella are still together and have two children together.

Elizabeth Taylor clocked up seven husbands and a whole lot of wedding dresses during her time but none were more memorable than her canary yellow frock for her first of two weddings to Richard Burton. The babydoll dress was made by Cleopatra‘s costume designer Irene Sharaff. They divorced in 1974 after ten years together but remarried in 1975 before splitting for good the following year.

For her third marriage in 2013, British glamour model Katie Price aka Jordan opted for a low-plunging cocktail dress with a ruffled train, a tiara and veil. While her hubby Kieran Hayler matched his Mrs in a white suit.

Mariah Carey was the epitome of a ’90s bride when she wed Tommy Mottola in 1993. The couple split five years later.

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Mariah Carey doesn’t know who Jennifer Lopez is

Meanwhile Princess Diana embodied the ’80s in this extravagant David Emanuel gown for her 1981 marriage to Prince Charles.

Coco Austin left little to the imagination when she renewed her vows with Ice-T in 2011.

Jessica Biel and Kaley Cuoco broke the mould by rocking pink designs.

Gwen Steffani’s marriage to Gavin Rossdale may be ancient history but her Christian Dior dress, which featured a fuchsia bottom, will always be a true game-changer.

Watch out, there’s an ’80s bride about! You’ve got to take your hats off to Rita Wilson – the actress looked every inch a rock-star bride at her 1988 marriage to Tom Hanks.

Solange has always been a trailblazer and it was no exception on her big day two years ago. The singer wed Alan Ferguson in a Stephane Rolland jumpsuit.

Angelina Jolie let her six kids draw all over her Versace wedding dress (RIP, Brangie) while 90210 star Shenae Grimes opted for a moody black frock by Vera Wang.

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