Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

Throwback Thursday: Celeb Brides Who Didn't Wear White

Pop Queen Lady Gaga is set to marry her long-term beau Taylor Kinney this year. And the extravagant fashionista is keeping a Poker Face when it comes to revealing her wedding dress.

Rumours are rife that the US star has commissioned her Haus of Gaga team to design her dream gown. It’s no doubt the diva will shock us all on her big day!

We decided to celebrate her upcoming nuptials with a throwback countdown of celebrity brides who didn’t wear white.

Lady Gaga & Taylor Kinney

Jessica Biel

Former 7th Heaven star Jessica shocked us all when she walked down the aisle in a pink dress at her 2012 Italian wedding. The blushing bride wore a custom-made Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown. We absolutely adore the petal pink hue of her dress and we are sure the beautiful Mr.Timberlake was impressed too!

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

Portia de Rossi

This glowing bride was way ahead of the backless brigade when it came to her wedding dress. Almost ten years ahead of the latest trend, Portia looked a vision as she married US chat show queen Ellen Degeneres. We love this perfect peach gown for an outdoor summer wedding.

Portia de Rossi & Ellen Degeneres

Keira Knightley

English rose Keira broke all the bridal traditions with this flirty number. Embracing the ballerina tulle wedding trend, she exchanged vows in a low-key French ceremony to singer James Righton in 2013. The actress loved her tea-length dress so much, it has since gotten a whirl at a number of awards ceremonies.

Keira Knightley & James Righton

Gwen Stefani

Music’s favourite couple celebrate their 13th wedding anniversary this year! A lifetime by Hollywood standards. Gwen opted for a traditional dress tinged with flaming pink as she said ‘I do’ to sweetheart Gavin Rossdale at their London ceremony.

Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

Shenae Grimes

The bride wore black. This should scream Carrie Bradshaw “the bride wore a dress by nobody!” But for all the wrong reasons 90210 star Shenae Grime’s wedding dress actually works. She rocked gothic chic at her 2013 wedding to model boyfriend Josh Beech. Did we mention the dress was by Vera Wang? Swoon!

Shenae Grimes & Josh Beech

Elizabeth Taylor

With eight marriages under her belt, the odds were in Liz’s favor that at least one of her wedding dresses wouldn’t be white. The Hollywood Dame tied the knot in a green silk dress with hood to Eddie Fisher in 1959. Just nine days after splitting she married Cleopatra co-star Richard Burton in a yellow dress and floral crown. They would go on to become one of Hollywood’s golden couples.

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Dita Von Teese

Sultry burlesque star Dita wore a daring purple gown at her 2005 wedding to rocker Marilyn Manson. The traditional American girl stayed true to her 1950’s style roots and declared she thought the pair would be married forever. Sadly it was not meant to be.

Dita Von Teese & Marilyn Manson

Kelis

WHAT WAS SHE THINKING?!

Kelis & Nas

Image Credits: Us Mag; Pre-Owned Dresses; E Online; Brides; Glamour; @Shenae Grimes Twitter; Hello Mag, Huffington Post.

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