The Most Stunning Wedding Dresses in American History

The British royals have some stiff competition.

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America may lack royals, but we have wealthy society families in spades. We're talking monikers like the Vanderbilt's, the Astor's, the Kennedy's, and so on. Naturally, when members of these families tied the knot, major $$$ was spent and, of course, the gowns were to die for. Relive the most expensive and historical gowns to date, ahead.