Lady Gaga — every designer’s dream client. So when the pop star got engaged on Valentine’s Day to Taylor Kinney, the guessing game began: Who would design the dress? With wedding season upon us, WWD asked designers to imagine wedding regalia for Gaga, The Bride of the Decade.
What does one make for a woman totally untethered by convention, an ardent advocate of fantastical fashion, sui generis in the realm of fashiony celebrity? A woman who will command a torrent of international press? A woman who has virtually every living designer at her disposal?
This story first appeared in the May 20, 2015 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Well, you make her whatever she wants. Make that whatever her fiancé wants. “It will be totally for Taylor,” Gaga told WWD exclusively of her wedding dress plans. “It’s all about my man. I haven’t really thought about anything specific yet but whatever it is, it will be totally for him.”
One certainty: It will be a showstopper. Here, designers offer their suggestions. Behold the whimsical, the imaginative, the simple and the spectacular.