Memorable Celebrity Wedding Dresses
The glorious gowns of Hollywood stars, presidents’ daughters, and one real-life homegrown princess. By Maura Fritz
June 12, 1971
A few years after her younger sister, Julie, declined a White House ceremony—marrying David Eisenhower in New York City just weeks before her president-elect father assumed office—Tricia Nixon married Harvard law student Edward Cox in the first-ever Rose Garden wedding. After a slight rain delay, the petite bride appeared in a lovely pearl-and-lace-trimmed silk organdy design with a lower-cut neckline that supposedly dismayed her mother. The dress was by Priscilla of Boston, as her sister’s had been.