gallery Oscar vs. Vera
Forget the guest list, the price tag, the menu—the wedding detail everyone wants to know is who'll design her gown. Claire Howorth weighs de la Renta's insider cred against Wang's democratic pull to see who's on top.
The White House / AP Photo Jenna Bush Hager
The first daughter officially became "née Bush" on May 11, 2008, in a custom Oscar de la Renta gown on her family's ranch in Crawford, Texas. She had released details about the wedding beforehand, as well as sketches of both her gown and those of her bridesmaids, designed by Lela Rose.
Brian Marcus /Fred Marcus Photography via Getty Images Ivanka Trump
At her wedding to New York Observer publisher Jared Kushner last year, Trump's lace Vera Wang was a stunning throwback to the modest, sleeved gowns of Grace Kelly's era.
Barbara Kinney / Courtesy of Rep. Anthony Weiner) Huma Abedin
The glamorous Clinton family adviser married Rep. Anthony Weiner on July 10, in an embellished
Oscar de la Renta gown
Simpson's much-publicized marriage to Nick Lachey, on the cusp of the MTV show that launched them both into reality-TV infamy, featured her Vera Wang confection.
The actress married Josh Kelley in an Oscar de la Renta gown. Now they're adoptive parents to daughter Naleigh.
Karin Cooper / AP Photo,KARIN COOPER Karenna Gore Schiff
Score one on the political side for Vera Wang! Gore married Dr. Drew Schiff in 1997, in Wang. Though they've since announced their separation, Gore's gown remains a classic.
Miranda Brooks Bethenny Frankel
Real Housewife wore a Vera Wang gown to her wedding, which she called "the best night of my life." Vince Bucci / Getty Images Tanya Callau
Growing Pains patriarch Alan Thicke in Oscar de la Renta, on May 7, 2005, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Ron Galella; Ltd., WireImage / Getty Images Mariah Carey
The singer wore Vera Wang when she married Sony exec Tommy Mottola in 1993. They separated three years later, and Carey is now wed to Nick Cannon.
In March 2008, Sports Illustrated swimsuit bombshell Brooklyn Decker swapped her bikini for Vera Wang when she married tennis star Andy Roddick.