Standout Brides Of The 20th Century

Perhaps it's true when they say that everything looks better in black and white. In a 'Throwback Thursday'?approach to bridal attire, we have collected some of the most beautiful and interesting wedding looks to arise from the 20th?Century. ?Take a peep below and browse through photographs of old Hollywood royalty and stars of their time, and see what they chose to wear for their big day.

From flamboyant lace and embroidered veils to simple silhouettes and plainer fabric, each one has captured our attention. Take notes and inspiration for your own?attire, as these are the standouts of recent bridal history.

 

Lucille Ball (1940)
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Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw (1949)

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Elizabeth Taylor (1950)
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and John F. Kennedy (1953)

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Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer (1954)

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Grace Kelly and Prince Rainer III of Monaco (1956)

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Julie Andrews and Tony Dalton (1959)

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Jackie Collins (1960)

13th December 1960: Actress and author Jackie Collins celebrates her marriage to businessman Austin Wallace at Grosvenor House in London after a registry office ceremony. Her white satin wedding dress with intricate beading cost €400. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

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Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (1964)

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon (1969)

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Bianca?P'rez-Mora Macias ?and Mick Jagger (1971)

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Cher and Gregg Allman (1975)

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Don Gummer and Meryl Streep (1978)

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Princess Diana and Prince Charles (1981)

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Madonna (1985)
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By Aisling O'Grady

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