Memorable Celebrity Wedding Dresses
The glorious gowns of Hollywood stars, presidents’ daughters, and one real-life homegrown princess. By Maura Fritz
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
September 12, 1953
Not quite eight years before she became the first lady, Jacqueline Bouvier married Senator John F. Kennedy in Newport, Rhode Island. Her dress, said to have required 50 yards of fabric, was ivory tissue silk; her wedding was indisputably the social event of the season.