The Most Expensive Wedding Dresses

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While an average wedding nowadays runs for 20-40 thousand dollars, these wedding dresses will make all others pale in comparison. Here are the most expensive wedding dresses ever worn.

1. Catherine Zeta Jones

1. Catherine Zeta Jones

The dress that she used when she married Michael Douglas was designed by Christian Lacroix and is worth $140,000.00. Jones and Douglas must have had some kind of magic at their wedding because they are one of the few Hollywood couples who have had a lasting relationship after their marriage!

2. Huy Vo

2. Huy Vo

Adding a little bit of color to the classic bridal gown, Huy Vo created this $155,000.00 dress made from a variety of gemstones including sapphires and diamonds. If you want a unique take on a wedding gown, all you need is the cash for the huge pricetag on this dress!

3. Melania Knauss

3. Melania Knauss

When you marry one of the wealthiest men in the world, you want to look your best. Kanuss bought an $189,000.00 dress for her wedding to Donald Trump. The dress was designed by John Galiano and features a lavish veil and a number of extravagant ruffles

4. Mauro Adami

4. Mauro Adami

Creating this dress took more than just sewing pre-spun cloth together, it required specially-making cloth from sillk and platinum thread. Knowing the market value of platinum, you won’t be surprised to know that this dress is valued at just under 400,000.00.

5. Kate Middleton

5. Kate Middleton

As Britain’s darling princess, it is no surprise that Middleton’s dress cost a pretty penny. The Sarah Burton-designed dress cost $400,000.00 and reminded the world of what dreams are really made of: lace, love, and a little bit of magic.

6. Daneesha Luxury and Jade Ghandour

6. Daneesha Luxury and Jade Ghandour

A collaborative piece, it’s no wonder that this dress came out so nicely. This dress is nothing showy of gaudy, just simple and classic. It uses 18 carat gold and 75 carats of diamonds, putting the price tag at 1.5 million dollars.

7. Vera Wang

7. Vera Wang

Considering that peacocks are the showiest birds on the planet, it is fitting that an attention-grabbing wedding dress would be made from over 2000 peacock feathers. The price-tag is almost as shocking as the dress: the hand-stitched dress costs 2.34 million.

8. Julien Macdonald

8. Julien Macdonald

Utilizing a number of diamonds and freshwater pearls, and inspired by the mythical mermaid, this dress is valued at 6.4 million dollars. It is designed for a lady with the perfect figure, and with the way that the dress is made, there wouldn’t be any possibility for altering it, you’d need to get your body to fit in it!

9. Yumi Katsura

9. Yumi Katsura

Not all wedding dresses are meant to be worn, especially if they carry a pricetag of over 8 million dollars! This dress is valued at 8.5 million because of several unique features: over 1000 pearls have been hand sewn into the dress, and it showcases an 8.8 carat green diamond and a diamond of 5 carats.

10. Renee Strauss and Martin Katz

10. Renee Strauss and Martin Katz

Another dress that has yet to be worn carries a pricetag of $12 million. It has over 150 carats of diamonds covering the dress which will make you sparkle from head to toe. But, with that pricetag, you may want to have the groom fork over the cash just in case the marriage doesn’t work out.

10. Renee Strauss and Martin Katz