Surprise! "Les Miserables" actress Anne Hathaway married her fiance, Adam Shulman, on Saturday night in Big Sur, California. More than 100 guests were there to watch Hathaway walk down the aisle in her Valentino gown.
Her gown wasn't off-the-rack, though: The Italian designer custom made his dress for his "daughter." Judging from the photos, her dress included a floral headband/veil.
"She's a very good friend of mine... She's like my daughter!" the tanned designer told E! News last week.
"She's sensational. She's fantastic. She's a girl that... deserves what she has in this life.... She's already a great star. But she's going to be a great, great, great, great thousand times great star. She has all the qualities."
Getting custom-made dresses is pretty much the norm for today's celeb brides. Who else got married this year in designer wear?
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds pulled a fast one on fans and the media when they married on Sept. 9 in South Carolina. For her dress, the 25-year-old actress opted for a "one-of-a-kind couture bridal ballgown" designed by Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig. According to a press release, the dress featured a "hand-draped silk tulle bodice adorned with custom crystal and rose gold embroidery."
The bridal party wasn't left out, either. Bridesmaids and Lively's mother wore custom Marchesa gowns. Must be rough.
Actress Natalie Portman wed her baby daddy, Benjamin Millepied, in early August wearing a custom-made Rodarte dress complete with sheer sleeves and a floral crown. The dress was perfect for the traditional Jewish wedding.
The couple's wedding bands are custom made, too. Jeweler Jamie Wolf told US Weekly that he upcycled materials to craft the rings.
"I designed the rings worn by Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman… They were made with recycled platinum and conflict free diamonds."
Mom-to-be Drew Barrymore didn't let a growing belly keep her from wearing a custom Chanel gown for her wedding to Will Kopelman in June. Designer Karl Lagerfeld created the dress that featured a skirt "embroidered with flowers in organza, muslin, tulle and feathers," a source told US Weekly. "A black satin belt accentuated Barrymore's waist -- and baby bump. She also accessorized her bridal gown with Chanel Fine Jewelry."
Why Chanel? Kopelman's dad used to be the CEO of the legendary brand, according to People. Lagerfeld was more than happy to do it, though.
"I think she looked beautiful and it fit her strong personality," he told InStyle after the wedding.
Which designer would you choose to create your wedding dress if money was no object?
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