Gwen Stefani’s wedding dress is the most talked about thing on the internet today. The music industry’s newest power couple, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton got married in a lavish ceremony but with a wedding after-party that we’re sure would have been excessive and wild.
It wasn’t until Gwen Stefani’s wedding that we were introduced to the most luxurious dress we’ve ever seen. The Vera Wang gown was a sight to behold with its long train and lace detailing. It took 1800 hours of labor, over 100 different fabrics, and more than 2500 crystals for the designer to create this masterpiece.
The gorgeous Vera Wang gown was made of silk tulle and featured embroidered flowers, sequin appliqués, lace appliqués, hand-sewn Chantilly lace appliquéd with pearls, velvet ribbon sash with bow detail at the waistline, and a chapel train.
Who is Vera Wang?
Vera Wang is a New York-based fashion designer. She was the head designer at the luxury fashion house, Chloé for several years before branching out on her own. She is best known for dressing celebrities across various industries, most notably with American First Lady Michelle Obama.
She has designed everything from wedding gowns to children’s clothes and has appeared on many television programs about wedding planning, style, and fashion.
Her company, Vera Wang Inc., includes her brand, bridal collection, children’s wear line, home collection, and her award-winning jewelry line that is sold globally in over 4500 specialty stores in 100 countries.
How Much Does a Vera Wang Wedding Dress Cost?
It isn’t available for purchase. It takes a special woman and an even more special occasion to be able to wear this beautiful dress. The average wedding gown costs anywhere from $500-$3000 but can cost upwards of $20,000 depending on the designer and fabric choice.
The exquisite Vera Wang Luxurious Design is one-of-a-kind which means that it is not available for resale. It’s a truly unique dress that every woman would love to wear, but only celebrities can afford it!
Why is Gwen Stefani Wearing a Vera Wang Design?
Gwen Stefani has been friends with Vera for years and she wanted her wedding gown to be nothing less than perfection. The designer was happy to oblige and created this masterpiece just for Gwen.
How Old is Vera Wang?
Vera Wang is 58 years old.
Vera Wang when she was Young
To most people, she seems like an overnight success story but it didn’t come easy for this high-profile designer! At age 17 she moved to New York City and started her career as a part-time model for $40/day.
Vera Wang’s Rising Career:
She attended New York City College of Technology where she earned an associate degree in fashion design. She then went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology where she majored in communications and marketing with a minor in fashion design.
Vera Wang was then hired by Ralph Lauren as head designer for his company’s custom-made division, where she worked for two years before being offered a job at the prestigious Chloé French fashion house. She spent several years designing wedding gowns and evening wear collections there, becoming one of the most well-known names in the bridal fashion industry.
Vera Wang’s Brand:
In 1989 she struck out on her own and opened up a design studio of her own, which brought together all of the things that were most important to her – great fabric, exquisite detailing, high-quality craftsmanship, modern silhouettes with an edge of sensuality. She launched her first bridal collection in 1990 with a runway show at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion.
Vera Wang has become known as the “queen of bridal” and she is best known for dressing celebrities across various industries, most notably with American First Lady Michelle Obama. She was also behind Kim Kardashian’s wedding dress when she married Kris Humphries in 2011.
Vera Wang Awards:
The designer has won several awards throughout her career including the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year award (2009) and she was also inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Hall of Fame (2012).
Vera Wang has designed wedding gowns and clothing lines since the late 1980s.
She has won several awards and is married to David Rockefeller, the chairman of the board of trustees at the Museum of Modern Art.
Gwen Stefani’s wedding dress was a beautiful, elegant, and luxurious design that is the perfect representation of her. The Vera Wang dress has a long train with a lace bodice and hand-sewn pearls adorning it. When Gwen walked down the aisle in this magnificent gown, she looked like an absolute princess.
The Vera Wang wedding dress worn by Gwen Stefani for her marriage to Gavin Rossdale is one-of-a-kind and has been kept hidden from public view, as it needs serious restoration after being damaged. Fortunately, celebrities can afford luxury dresses like these! We hope to see more brides wearing luxurious designs in the future!