In the new movie The Big Wedding, Amanda Seyfried is a blushing bride and her groom, Ben Barnes, is the adopted son of a hilariously dysfunctional family. But really, who cares about the plot? The most important part of any wedding story is what kind of dress the bride is wearing when she walks down the aisle (or runs away from it).
There are almost too many amazing (and amazingly hideous) wedding dresses from pop culture, television and film to include on this list, so we narrowed it down to 30 of the most iconic, most outrageous and most beautiful gowns.
Maybe you’re a traditionalist and opt for a dreamy designer princess gown like Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl or maybe you’re more of a kick ass, modern bride like Leslie Knope on Parks & Recreation. Our list covers everything from the DIY bride to insane opulence to fantastical creations and all the gorgeous medieval embroidered silks in between.
So check out our gallery of our 30 Favorite Fictional Wedding Dresses and let us know, which dress is your favorite bridal look?
[Photo Credit: Parks & Recreation: NBC Universal; The Big Wedding: Lionsgate & Millennium Films; Gossip Girl: the CW]