30 Celebrity Brides Who Said "Nah" to Long White Dresses

Going to the chapel (in a pantsuit).

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As subway ads have pointed out before, love makes us do crazy things like agonize over a dress we'll wear only once—well, not everybody, as these 30 celebrities prove. Keep clicking for minis, jumpsuits, trousers, and, yes, even black.

<p>Marrying Eddie Fisher in 1959. Love the hood.</p>
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Elizabeth Taylor

Marrying Eddie Fisher in 1959. Love the hood.

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Jerry Hall

Marrying Rupert Murdoch in 2016. Blue was clearly the theme.

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Kristen Bell

Marrying Dax Shepard in 2013. Terrific statement necklace. 

<p>Marrying Michael Farmer in 1931. <a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/news/a23528/drake-taylor-swift-cat-gifts/" target="_blank" data-tracking-id="recirc-text-link">Is that velvet?</a>&nbsp;</p>
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Gloria Swanson

Marrying Michael Farmer in 1931. Is that velvet? 

Marrying Alan Ferguson in 2014. The whole affair was a goddamn dream.
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Solange Knowles

Marrying Alan Ferguson in 2014. The whole affair was a goddamn dream.

<p>Marrying Philippe Lemaire in 1953. Into the wide lapel, even more into everybody's eyes in this.</p>
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Juliette Gréco

Marrying Philippe Lemaire in 1953. Into the wide lapel, even more into everybody's eyes in this.

<p>Marrying Richard Burton in 1964.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span>Copying that epic hair for my first marriage.&nbsp;</p>
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Elizabeth Taylor

Marrying Richard Burton in 1964. Copying that epic hair for my first marriage. 

<p>Marrying Joe DiMaggio in 1954. Little Fur Collar Appreciation Club.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Marilyn Monroe

Marrying Joe DiMaggio in 1954. Little Fur Collar Appreciation Club. 

<p>Marrying Paul McCartney in 2011. Would sell a lot of picture frames. &nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Nancy Shevell

Marrying Paul McCartney in 2011. Would sell a lot of picture frames.  

<p>Marrying Jack Haley Jr.&nbsp;in 1986.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Fashioning a flower choker as we speak.</span></p>
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Liza Minelli

Marrying Jack Haley Jr. in 1986. Fashioning a flower choker as we speak.

<p>Marrying Andrea Dotti&nbsp;in 1969.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"><a href="http://www.marieclaire.com/fashion/news/g4379/2017-menswear-styling/" target="_blank" data-tracking-id="recirc-text-link">Further reconsidering the&nbsp;headscarf</a>.</span></p>
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Audrey Hepburn

Marrying Andrea Dotti in 1969. Further reconsidering the headscarf.

<p>Marrying David Bailey in 1965.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span>Would 10/10 get married in either outfit.&nbsp;</p>
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Catherine Deneuve

Marrying David Bailey in 1965. Would 10/10 get married in either outfit. 

<p>Marrying Roman Polanski in 1968. A tragic story, but a beautiful moment here.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Sharon Tate

Marrying Roman Polanski in 1968. A tragic story, but a beautiful moment here. 

<p>Marrying Lee Majors&nbsp;in 1973. Such great hair on this family. &nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Farrah Fawcett

Marrying Lee Majors in 1973. Such great hair on this family.  

<p>Marrying Michael Wilding&nbsp;in 1952.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Honeymoon-ready.&nbsp;</span></p>
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Elizabeth Taylor

Marrying Michael Wilding in 1952. Honeymoon-ready. 

<p>Marrying Bart Freundlich<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span> in 2003.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Purple Prada, no bra = divine.&nbsp;</span></p>
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Julianne Moore

Marrying Bart Freundlich in 2003. Purple Prada, no bra = divine. 

<p>Marrying Mick Jagger in 2014.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Never not epic.&nbsp;</span></p>
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Bianca Jagger

Marrying Mick Jagger in 2014. Never not epic. 

<p>Marrying Ron Perelman&nbsp;in 2000. Definitely doing a suit now. &nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Ellen Barkin

Marrying Ron Perelman in 2000. Definitely doing a suit now.  

<p>Marrying Frank Sinatra in 1966. Hall of Fame&nbsp;level.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Mia Farrow

Marrying Frank Sinatra in 1966. Hall of Fame level. 

<p>Marrying Paul McCartney in 1969. This is so British, down to the umbrella.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Linda Eastman

Marrying Paul McCartney in 1969. This is so British, down to the umbrella. 

<p>Marrying Vincente Minneli in 1945.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span>The high collar says "I'm modest!" but the Instagram you'll post of this will say "I want somebody to give me forehead kisses."&nbsp;</p>
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Judy Garland

Marrying Vincente Minneli in 1945. The high collar says "I'm modest!" but the Instagram you'll post of this will say "I want somebody to give me forehead kisses." 

<p>Marrying Frank Sinatra in 1951. Awwww!&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Ava Gardner

Marrying Frank Sinatra in 1951. Awwww! 

<p>Marrying Sammy Davis Jr.<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span> in 1960. You know someone would give their left elbow for this at&nbsp;a vintage store.<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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May Britt

Marrying Sammy Davis Jr. in 1960. You know someone would give their left elbow for this at a vintage store.

<p>Marrying Jake Hooker in 1977.&nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">Rosie Assoulin before there was Rosie Assoulin.</span></p>
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Lorna Luft

Marrying Jake Hooker in 1977. Rosie Assoulin before there was Rosie Assoulin.

<p>Marrying Michael Witney<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span> in 1977. Into the garden-party vibe. &nbsp;<span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space"></span></p>
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Twiggy

Marrying Michael Witney in 1977. Into the garden-party vibe.  

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Keira Knightley

Marrying James Righton in 2013. No better poster girl for re-wearing whatever you want and not GAF.  

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Sofia Coppola

Marrying Thomas Mars in 2011. When Alaïa says you're "too old" to wear long, you go "LOL, okay, but I would deck anyone else who said that to me." 

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Raquel Welch

Marrying Patrick Curtis in 1967. Flying in your wedding dress: the ultimate.  

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Ann Margaret

Marrying Roger Smith in 1967. Mad respect for the no-pants look. 

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Dianna Agron

Marrying Winston Marshall in 2016. Worth every last cent.

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