Among many things, 2019 has shaped up to be the year of the celebrity wedding.
A host of Hollywood’s most buzzed-about couples held star-studded weddings this year — including the recent nuptials of Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma, Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney and Justin and Hailey Bieber — looking to some of fashion’s top designers to dress them on their special day.
The biggest celebrity wedding trend of the year was the double wedding. The likes of the Biebers, Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas; and Karlie Kloss and husband Josh Kushner each tied the knot in two separate ceremonies, either hosting an official, lavish wedding with friends and family or a smaller-scale themed wedding (i.e. Kloss’ prairie-themed reception in Wyoming).
From Marc Jacobs’ star-studded New York City ceremony to a number of royal weddings, here are the most talked about celebrity weddings of 2019.
Lea Michele and Zandy Reich, March 2019
Actress Lea Michele married clothing label AYR president, Zandy Reich, in a custom Monique Lhuillier wedding dress, designed with a scoop-neck, strapless bodice and a silk gazar draped skirt.
The couple married on March 9 in Northern California in an intimate ceremony that was officiated by Ryan Murphy, the screenwriter, producer and director behind shows like “American Horror Story,” “Pose” and “Glee.” Celebrity attendees included Darren Criss, Emma Roberts and Becca Tobin, among others.
Chance the Rapper and Kirsten Corley, March 2019
Chance the Rapper married his longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley, also on March 9, in a wedding ceremony at the Pelican Hill resort in Newport Beach, Calif., that included their four-year-old daughter, Kensli, and their celebrity friends such as Dave Chappelle, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, among others.
Corley opted for a semi-sheer lace wedding dress with a corset bodice for the ceremony.
A few days after their wedding, Chance the Rapper revealed on his Instagram account that Corley was expecting another baby girl, who was born this September.
Marc Jacobs and Char Defrancesco, April 2019
Marc Jacobs and Char Defrancesco’s nuptials were the fashion version of the royal wedding. Spectators and paparazzi lined the barricaded streets as the couple arrived at the wedding reception, held at The Pool on April 6, in a gleaming vintage Rolls Royce.
The wedding brought together a host of celebrities and fashion figures, including Jacobs’ longtime muse Kate Moss, Justin Theroux, Amber Valletta, Emily Ratajkowski, Kim Jones, Anna Sui and Stuart Vevers, among others.
Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston, May 2019
Just a day before the first wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Lady Gabriella Windsor held her wedding with Thomas Kingston at Windsor Castle.
The royal, who is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent — a paternal first cousin to Queen Elizabeth II — chose a white lace gown with a lengthy train by Italian designer Luisa Beccaria paired with the Kent City of London fringe tiara, the same tiara worn by her mother, Princess Michael of Kent, and her grandmother, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, on both of their wedding days.
The wedding was attended by many members of the royal family, including the queen, Prince Philip, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice and Princess Anne.
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger, June 2019
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Yesterday was the best day of our lives! We became husband and wife in front of God, our families and those we love. It was intimate, moving and emotional. We feel so blessed to begin this new chapter of our lives. We are so thankful to our families and our friends who stood with us, and grateful to Mr Giorgio Armani, who created a once in a lifetime dress for me to wear, and for Chris, the perfect suit. This morning we feel nothing but blessed.
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger officially tied the knot on June 9 in a wedding ceremony held in Montecito, Calif.
The couple both wore custom Armani looks for the wedding. Schwarzenegger first wore a fitted white dress with a dramatic train and veil, then changed into a satin, off-the-shoulder fitted dress for the evening reception. Pratt also wore a custom suit from the designer.
Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner, June 2019
Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner are one of the many celebrity couples that have gotten married twice in the past two years. After hosting an intimate wedding ceremony in upstate New York last year — where Kloss wore a custom Dior long-sleeve, lace wedding gown — the couple hosted their second wedding ceremony in June at the Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyo.
For the second wedding — which seemingly had a western theme — Kloss chose a prairie-inspired Jonathan Simkhai white dress.
The couple brought together many of their celebrity and fashion industry friends for the Wyoming ceremony, including Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Mila Kunis, Diane von Furstenberg and Derek Blasberg, among others.
Charlotte Casiraghi and Dimitri Rassam, June 2019
Monaco had its own royal wedding this year when Charlotte Casiraghi, the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco and the granddaughter of Grace Kelly, married Dimitri Rassam.
The couple’s wedding ceremony took place at the Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Pierredon in Mouriès, France, in late June. Casiraghi wore a custom Giambattista Valli dress with sheer and ruffled detailing, which many claimed resembled her mother’s wedding dress.
Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman, June 2019
Zoë Kravitz joined a host of other celebrities who tied the knot during the last weekend in June.
Kravitz and her husband, actor Karl Glusman, hosted their second wedding ceremony in France, where they first held a star-studded rehearsal dinner at restaurant Lapérouse. Kravitz gave her own spin on wedding wares for the rehearsal dinner, wearing a custom Danielle Frankel number that included a matching white bra and bike shorts worn under a crocheted dress with pearl detailing.
The actress was joined by her “Big Little Lies” cast mates, including Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern, as well as Cara Delevingne, Ashley Benson and her parents Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet.
Katharine McPhee and David Foster, June 2019
Katharine McPhee and music producer David Foster took to London for their wedding, where McPhee wore a custom Zac Posen dress featuring a sweetheart neckline and a billowing skirt.
McPhee gave an inside look to her wedding on her Instagram, posting a video of herself twirling around in her custom gown with the caption, “A higher love.”
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, July 2019
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner made headlines this year for hosting two weddings, the first an impromptu ceremony at the Little White Chapel in Las Vegas in May, which was live-streamed by Diplo.
The couple went the more traditional route for their second ceremony, hosting their official wedding in the south of France with friends and family, including Nick and Kevin Jonas, Priyanka Chopra, Maisie Williams, Ashley Graham and, naturally, Diplo.
As a Louis Vuitton brand ambassador, Turner looked to the brand’s designer, Nicolas Ghesquière, to create her wedding dress. Ghesquière posted details on the flower-embroidered tulle and silk gazar dress on his Instagram, which took 350 hours to assemble, according to the house.
Amanda Hearst and Joachim Rønning, August 2019
Maison de Mode cofounder Amanda Hearst married director Joachim Rønning in August at Hearst Castle in California, the estate built by her great-grandfather, publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
Hearst chose a sustainable Oscar de la Renta wedding dress for the ceremony, an off-the-shoulder gown with floral appliqué details. She then made multiple outfit changes for the reception, choosing a Galvan halter dress and a floral dress by Giambattista Valli.
Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz, August 2019
Heidi Klum and musician Tom Kaulitz hosted their official wedding ceremony on a yacht in Capri, Italy, in August. Klum wore a wedding gown designed by Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino, which included billowing, off-the-shoulder sleeves and floral details.
In a video Klum posted on her Instagram account, Piccioli discussed his design process for the dress. “I was inspired by this idea of romanticism and lightness and individualism,” he said. “I transformed the dress into something that was fitting for her and for her personality.”
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Lauren Hashian, August 2019
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson married longtime girlfriend, music producer Lauren Hashian, in a beachside wedding in Hawaii on Aug. 18. The couple’s two daughters, Jasmine and Tiana, served as the flower girls.
Hashian chose a Mira Zwillinger wedding dress for the occasion, a Chantilly lace sheath gown with a plunging neck and open back.
Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling, August 2019
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I spoke to @britishvogue about my wedding dress, and this is what I said 😊 “I was so thrilled and excited when I found out that the iconic and unparalleled Chloe wanted to design a bespoke wedding dress for me. I have loved them and their incredible team for years, so it only seemed right for Chloe to play big part of this special day. From day one they worked along side me to design, from head to toe, something timeless and classic, but with the all the Chloe opulence and spirit. Natasha was the perfect collaborator. I have never felt more special than the moment I first tried the dress on in Paris, and it was utterly awe inspiring to see the craftsmanship and attention to detail (I had C and E in the lace on veil, and the Yorkshire rose) they understood my longing for a very traditional dress 👗 Actually I could never thank you enough my dear people at @chloe , especially @nramsaylevi and @arnaudcauchois and to the lovely @juliahobbs_ . 💘
Ellie Goulding married art dealer Caspar Jopling in York, England, in a ceremony reminiscent of a royal wedding, considering the number of royal attendees.
The wedding attracted the likes of Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie (an old coworker of Jopling’s art auction platform, Paddle8), Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, as well as celebrity friends like Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Sienna Miller.
Chloé creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi created Goulding’s custom wedding gown, a traditional, long-sleeve gown with a ruffled collar and pearl detailing.
Misha Nonoo and Michael Hess, September 2019
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“Last weekend I married the love of my life in a dress I designed especially for the occasion. It was such a special process to make this one of a kind piece, particularly when I usually design with every woman in mind, the options felt endless. In the end, we selected a hand embroidered guipure lace on laser cut silk organza embroidered by a Swiss family-run mill established in 1904. We finished the piece with a 10 meter long silk tulle veil. I wanted to share these images with you and thank you all for your incredibly warm wishes as we embark on married life together.” – ❤️ Misha Nonoo
Fashion designer Misha Nonoo and energy entrepreneur Michael Hess brought together a host of celebrity friends for their lavish Rome wedding on Sept. 20, most notably the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Arriving just days prior to their Africa royal tour, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — who wore a navy blue Valentino gown with crystal details — joined the likes of Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Karlie Kloss, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump at the Villa Aurelia, a historic 17th-century attraction in Rome.
Nonoo later shared photos of her lace-detailed, long-sleeve wedding dress, which she designed, on her Instagram account, writing in the caption: “Last weekend, I married the love of my life in a dress I designed especially for the occasion. It was such a special process to make this one of a kind piece, particularly when I usually design with every woman in mind, the options felt endless.”
After secretly getting married at a New York City courthouse last year, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin hosted their official wedding ceremony on Sept. 30 at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in Bluffton, S.C.
The model wore four custom wedding dresses for the nuptials, first a Vivienne Westwood off-the-shoulder minidress for the rehearsal dinner and a custom Virgil Abloh-designed Off-White dress for the ceremony, an off-the-shoulder, lace gown with a dramatic train that read, “Till Death Do Us Part.” The couple’s wedding rings, on the other hand, are from Tiffany & Co. She later changed into a Vera Wang slip dress with sneakers and a Ralph & Russo halter dress.
The couple was joined by a number of their celebrity friends, including Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Jaden Smith and Justine Skye, who shared photos from inside the wedding on their Instagram accounts, including images of the couple’s matching leather jackets designed by Celine’s Hedi Slimane.
Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney, October 2019
Jennifer Lawrence married art dealer, Cooke Maroney, at the Belcourt of Newport mansion in Newport, R.I. on Oct. 19 surrounded by many of their famous friends, including Adele, Kris Jenner, Sienna Miller, Ashley Olsen and Amy Schumer, among others.
As a long-time Dior spokesperson, Lawrence’s wedding dress was made bespoke by the French fashion house and was even stored in its own hotel room at the mansion, according to a report by People.
Photos from inside the wedding and of Lawrence’s dress have not yet been released.
Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma, December 2019
Hilary Duff was the latest celebrity to secretly get married in 2019, tying the knot with music producer Matthew Koma on Dec. 21 in an intimate ceremony at their home in Los Angeles.
Duff chose a custom wedding gown designed by Jenny Packham, which included structured shoulders, an open back and a cape-like train. The dress was also embroidered with Duff and Koma’s initials, alongside the initials of their children Luca and Banks.
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