It's always risky inviting a high-profile celebrity to your wedding (even if you're one yourself), when there's the chance your big day will be overshadowed by their presence (remember that Justin Timberlake/*NSYNC snub?). But when it does happen, it's usually the best kind of spectacle. Ahead, 30 celebrity wedding guests trying their best to be low-key or the opposite—being extra fabulous—because they can't help it.
Because no one wants to tell Mariah Carey she can't wear white at their wedding.
Prayers for whoever had to walk down the aisle with Chrissy Teigen casually slaying in the audience.
One of these things is not like the others.
Let's take a second look.
Lady Gaga in a very atypical Grecian bridesmaid dress.
A look that almost (almost) threatened to upstage Solange's all-white wedding.
Ever the dapper gent and lady at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
When you're attending the black-tie wedding of Amal and George Clooney, one does not simply show up in an average frock.
Nothing to see here...
Elle Macpherson wearing paparazzi-repellent shades at her arrival at a Miami wedding.
Definitely what we would wear to a wedding if we had Chanel on speed-dial.
Having a royal attend your wedding is basically a sure-fire way to make sure everyone else on your list is RSVP'ing "Yes." The words "Hats strongly encouraged" were somewhere there in the fine print, too.
We would expect no less from John Galliano attending a wedding.
Still the same Keith Richards ( 👋 ever-present bandanna) but with a suit on.
Cosplaying as Zorro at the wedding of his friend Barbara Becker.
Whoever said you can't wear gothic black to a wedding?
Madge giving off major Cruella deVille vibes at this New York Public Library wedding.
Liz Lemon spotted before heading to Alec Baldwin's wedding.
At the wedding of Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky.
Casual wedding vibes at the wedding of La La and Carmelo Anthony.
Looking like actual royalty at the royal wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco.
When in doubt, the most glamorous cover-up is a full-on fur coat.
Attending George and Amal Clooney's wedding.
Subtlety is overrated, TBH.
In crimson velvet at the wedding of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.
In a glam feathery shrug and her signature shades at George and Amal Clooney's wedding.
In black-tie get-ups at the wedding of Eva Langoria and Tony Parker.
Still rocking the jewel tones even when off-duty.
Matching to a tee while attending the nuptials of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.