32 Glamorous Photos of Wedding Dresses Worn By Famous Beauties in the 1950s

The 1950s was the boom period of dresses and gowns, and wedding dresses in this period were no exception! Tea length wedding gowns and Rockabilly swing dresses, tulle ballgowns, and elegant lace long sleeve dresses are only a few of the 1950s wedding dresses that are popular again today.

Elizabeth Taylor, Brigitte Bardot, Audrey Hepburn, or Grace Kelly,… they all had different styles of bridal dresses on their wedding days from the 1950s, and they were really glamorous.

British ballet dancer and actress Moira Shearer photographed by Jane Brown, 1950
Elizabeth Taylor in ‘Father of the Bride’, 1950
Elizabeth Taylor’s first marriage, she wed hotel heir Conrad ‘Nicky’ Hilton in a gown designed by Hollywood costumer Helen Rose, 1950
American actress Arlene Dahl and Lex Barker, 1951
Chilean actress Felicia Cohn Montealegre married American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, 1951
Brigitte Bardot on her first wedding day to Roger Vadim, 1952
Esther Williams poses in a wedding dress, 1952
Joan Collins at her first wedding to Maxwell Reed , 1952
Jacqueline Bouvier married then-U.S. Representative John Fitzgerald ‘Jack’ Kennedy in September 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island. Her beautiful gown was designed by Ann Cole Lowe, an African American designer from Alabama who designed gowns for many of the upper crust of New York and Hollywood
Jacqueline Bouvier on her wedding day, 1953
Jane O’Neil’s wedding dress, 1953
Singer and actress Peggy Lee married husband Brad Dexter in Los Angeles, 1953
Actors Fred MacMurray and June Haver married on June 28, 1954 in a simple ceremony in Ojai, California
Actress Pier Angeli married singer Vic Damone in November of 1954. Her white, silk chiffon gown was designed by Helen Rose, the Hollywood film costumer who also designed Grace Kelly’s iconic wedding gown
Actress Suzan Ball married fellow actor Richard Long in 1954 while battling cancer that had developed in her right leg. Tragically, she passed away just one year later at the age of 21
Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer on their wedding day in Burgenstock, Switzerland, 1954
Audrey Hepburn on her wedding day, 1954
English actors Denholm Elliott and Virginia McKenna married, 1954
Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds on their wedding day, 1955
Grace Kelly in her wedding dress, 1956
Grace Kelly in her wedding dress, 1956
Grace Kelly with her wedding party, 1956
Lady Anne Glenconner in wedding gown designed by Norman Hartnell on her wedding day, 1956
Marilyn Monroe on her wedding day, 1956
American actress Jean Seberg married first husband French attorney (and aspiring filmmaker) François Moreuil in 1958 in Seberg’s hometown of Marshalltown, Iowa
Hollywood actress Debra Paget married David Street in Los Angeles, California, 1958
Jackie Loughery, winner of the first Miss USA pageant, married actor Jack Webb in Los Angeles, California, 1958
Jayne Mansfield in her wedding gown for her marriage to Mickey Hargitay, January 13, 1958
Singer Ronnie Carroll married actress Millicent Martin, 1958
Brigitte Bardot and Jacques Charrier on their wedding day, 1959
Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher at their wedding, 1959
Julie Andrews on her wedding day, 1959

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