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TDT's favourite movie wedding dressses

We at The Dress Tribe always love a little bit of bridal inspiration – from the old to the new, from the traditional to the boundary breakers. Whilst we spend endless hours of our lives discovering bridal brands, lusting over new designs and staring at old pictures of Audrey Hepburn on her wedding day, sometimes there’s nothing quite like pinning overt the dresses brought to life by the big screens designers.

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Downton Abbey

Lady Rose's wedding dress was a never worn golden beaded silk tulle gown from the 1920s thats costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins had come across. This is one that will most certainly stand the test of time.

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Star Wars

This dress is enough to make us throw simplicity out the door. The enchanting heavy embellishment and elaborate veil is all we are living for and provides all the exotic inspiration needed for a mysterious and remarkable wedding dress. 

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No one does style like Audrey Hepburn, and no one dressed Hepburn quite like Givenchy. And so, we thank the lucky stars for the creation of this infamous tea-length wedding dress. 

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Runaway Bride

No one quite wears an off the shoulder dress like Julia Roberts. Created by Amsale Amberra, this classic satin was the perfect match for a classic 90’s romcom. 

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Romeo and Juliet

A romantic nod to the 90’s and a perfect simple choice for Baz Luhrman’s infamous wedding scene starring Claire Danes and a young Leo.

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Emma

Strongly based on an 1810 wedding dress this classic, sweet gown was designed by costume designer Ruth Myers. It’s as romantic as the story itself. 

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Mamma Mia

Serving us up a lacy dream is Oscar-winning designer Ann Roth. This empire style dress perfectly blends in with Mamma Mia’s romantic storybook wedding. Full of life, and full of lace. 

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Gone With The Wind

A classic film needs an iconic dress and this 1939, ivory satin silk ballgown is just that. The puff shoulders, silk gloves and leaf detailing was dreamed up by non other than costumer designer Walter Plunkett (An American In Paris, Singin’ In The Rain).

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

This dress had us at Marilyn Monroe and at it’s floral lace bell sleeves. Created by costume designer Travilla, this gown is one to always remember. 

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Sex and The City

This dramatically designed couture dress that blessed our screens a few years back was created by the one and only, Vivienne Westwood. 

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Love Actually

This dress embodies everything we could hope for in a city bride. The sheer and delicate layering over the crop top matched with the use of light lace, is an absolute dream come true. We will forever by adoring Keira Knightley in this scene.

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Melancholia

This dreamy dress worn by Justine played by Kirsten Dunst was designed by Manon Rasmussen and features a corset and layers upon layers of tulle.The floral sleeves shown in some of the film's scenes add an exquisite level of elegant romanticism. 

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