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The World's Most Famous Dresses



Our favourite style staple that's evolved over time more frequently
than any other, we take a look back at the style archives to find the
world's most iconic dresses.

From Geri's statement Union Jack Dress to Kate's Royal gown,
find out which styles made our list:


Geri's Union Jack Dress
geri halliwell union jack dress
Talk about a fashion throwback, it’s been 18 years
since that epic Brit Awards performance where we
were introduced to Geri’s Union Jack dress!


Hepburn's Black Dress
Audrey Hepburn breakfast at tiffany's dress
The greatest female screen outfit of all time, Audrey
Hepburn’s iconic Givenchy gown ranked top of the
frocks in a recent poll.


Bjork's Swan Dress
Bjork swan dress
Voted as the 9th most iconic red-carpet dress of all
time, only Icelandic singer Bjork could pull off such
an eccentric frock!


Britney's Denim Dress
Britney denim dress 2001
Accessorised with a head-to-toe denim clad Justin
Timberlake, Britney’s patchwork dress from the 2001
AMA’s was the epitome of 00’s wardrobe perfection.


Julia Roberts' Red Dress
pretty woman red dress
In true rags-to-riches style, this was the dress that made
us fall in love with Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman.


Elizabeth's Safety Pin Dress
liz hurley Versace safety pin dress
Known mainly at the time as a Hugh Grant’s model
girlfriend, Elizabeth Hurley stole the limelight at the Four
Weddings and a Funeral premiere when she arrived in this
stunning Versace dress.


Elsa's Frozen Dress
lelsa frozen blue dress
After Frozen being dubbed as the “most successful
animated movie of all time", Elsa’s iconic icy blue dress
has inspired some of the biggest trends in fashion this year
including a bridal collection from designer Alfred Angelo.


Carrie's Wedding Dress
carrie's Vivienne westwood wedding dress
Carrie Bradshaw looked stunning in the bespoke design by
Vivienne Westwood, causing the dress to sell out
within a matter of HOURS on NET-A-PORTER.


Lady Gaga's Meat Dress
lady gaga 2010 meat dress mtv vma awards
Condemned by animal rights activists and named by Time
as the top fashion statement of 2010, Lady Gaga got
everyone talking with her #meatdress from the 2010 MTV VMAs.


Dorothy's Gingham Dress
Dorothy's gingham dress
A firm Halloween favourite for decades, Judy Garland’s
classic blue and white gingham pinafore sold for a
whopping £290,000 in 2012.


Molly Ringwald's Pink Dress
pretty in pink prom dress
It’s not the prettiest style on our list, but there’s no arguing
that Andie’s DIY pink frock is still one of the most
iconic prom dresses of all time.


Marilyn's White Dress
Marilyn monroe white dress
In one of the most referenced scenes in movie history,
Marilyn Monroe wowed us in this stunning white
cocktail dress.


Rihanna's Met Gala Dress
rihanna met gala yellow dress
Sparking meme wars and controversy for days after
the event, Rihanna’s HUGE yellow ensemble is definitely
the most memorable from this year’s Met Gala.


Jessica Rabbit's Sparkly Dress
Jessica rabbit red dress
Classy yet provocative, Jessica Rabbit’s show-stopping
scarlet number is the world’s favourite risqué option
when it comes to cosplay.


Kate's Royal Wedding Dress
kate middleton wedding dress
One of the most highly anticipated Royal wedding dresses
of our time, Kate’s sensational gown has been replicated
all over the world for fashion focused brides-to-be.