The World's Most Beautiful Celebrity Brides

Kate Middleton and Prince Williams

Being a celebrity bride involves a lot of onlookers; as well as family, friends and well-wishers, naysayers, detractors and spellbound fans are all perusing the nuptials. For this reason alone, celebrity brides need to look particularly beautiful on their big day and by and large they do. We've selected some of the most beautiful blushing brides to inspire you on your big day.

Kate Middleton

Slung into the stratosphere of stardom thanks to her high profile relationship with Prince William, down to earth and utterly ethereal beauty Kate merged tailor made tradition with a touch of super star sass on her big day. Dressed in a tight fitting lace number complete with sleeves and veil, Kate looked every inch the Princess and captured onlookers from around the world.

Top Tip: To steal Kate's style stick to longer, fitted dresses that retain modesty, Carolina Herrera can show you how.

Kate Middleton style gown by Carolina Herrera

Jessica Biel

Jessica and beau Justin generally shy away from the public eye but the two sold a collection of their wedding photographs to People magazine to ensure a little privacy on the day. Jessica's dress was striking and pretty traditional; she opted for a shoulderless gown complete with veil. She did add one personal touch though; her dress was rose pink!

Top Tip: Dresses don't need to be white. Pink and red are popular variations as are cream and beige. Pinterest flaunts a myriad of pretty pink dresses if you are tempted to try out the hot hue. Here is a similar looking Maggie Setterota dress that you might want to check out.

Jessica Biel style gown by Maggie Setterota

Nicole Kidman

When Kidman wed Keith, she chose a number befitting of her statuesque Amazonian beauty; the long white dress swaddled Nicole in all the right ways and her veil was to die for, completely encapsulating her in all her feminine glory.

Top Tip: Treat your veil like a mane...especially if you feel shy! WED2B,stock Nicole Kidman style dresses and veils for you to choose from.

Nicole Kidman style gown by Weed2B

Katie Holmes

Although their marriage was not to be, Katie confessed that she knew as a little girl that she'd grow up to marry Tom Cruise. On the day they wed Katie plumbed for a beautiful little number complete with intricate detailing making her an ultra-feminine, even girlish bride.

Top Tip: The devil is in the detail; opt for fine lace and patterning, Pronovias has such pretty little numbers.

Kate Holmes style gown by Pronovias

Christina Applegate

Actress Christina decided to play up her buxom breasts concealing the rest of her flawless figure in a sleek and simple all-white statement dress. Focusing on one area of the body and hiding the rest is very fashionable and eye catching.

Top Tip: If you want to flaunt your figure, less is more; play up one body part. The Harrogate Wedding Lounge has lustrous Christina Applegate style dresses

Christina Applegate style dress at the Harrogate Wedding Lounge

Salma Hayek

Salma's dress was beautiful in an endless myriad of ways. Salma embellished her dress with a subtle veil and opted for a tight fitting, textured bodice with a puffy, flouncy skirt. The entire look was opulent and made her look like a Disney Princess.

Top Tip: Mix tight and puffy for a fairy tale Princess look,Missy Dress stock plenty of eye-catching princess like gowns.

Salma Hayek style dress at Missy Dress

Courtney Cox

Renowned for playing neurotic Monica in Friends, Courtney deviated from Monica's glorious gown with a simple statement dress with a real wow factor; a plummeting neckline, long white sleeves and a to the floor jaw dropping dress were ambitiously paired with a more dramatic veil to complete the look.

Top Tip: Simple is sensational, you will find a Courtney Cox style wedding dress here at Benjamin Roberts.

Courtney Cox style dress by Benjamin Robert

Gwen Stefani

Always unconventional, Gwen opted for a white dress with a bright pink fringe and teamed her colour combination with her trade mark bright red lipstick. This was undeniably Gwen.

Top Tip: Inject your personality and preferences. Mac stock a gorgeous range of red lipsticks to create the perfect kiss and Alan Hannah's bridal collection include an eccentric range.

Gwen Stefani style dress at Alan Hannah

Jessica Simpson

Jessica looked angelic when she said 'I do.' The bride framed her gown with a veil and a tight fitting detailed bodice. Jessica paired her dress with delicate, dainty accessories for a feminine finish.

Top Tip:Rosa Clara's devine wedding dresses make you want to get married again and again (to the same guy, of course). Do add subtle jewels to accessorise anyone of her dresses.

Jessica Simpson style dress by Rosa Clara

Nicole Richie

Never one to do things by half measures, tiny Nicole was quite literally engulfed by her dress with a tight fitting bodice to accentuate her delicate frame and an astronomically large skirt.

Top Tip: If you can pull it off, go over the top.Alfred Angelo Bridal's glamorous fairytale collection creates Richie's 'Sensational' wedding look.

Nicole Richie style dress at Alfred Angelobridal

Angelina Jolie

Angelina made a radical departure from her former wild child image when she wed Brad Pitt. Angelina's gorgeously womanly number made use of a Princess style skirt and strappy bodice. The bride did inject her own quirks though emblazoning the back of her gown with what looked like children's etchings.

Top Tip: Mix classic with crazy. Vera Wang knows exactly how to do that.

Angelina Jolie style dress at Brownsfashion