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Our Favorite Wedding-Day Barbies

Happy birthday, Barbie! In honor of the beloved doll's 58th, we decided to take a look back at all of the bridal Barbies that have been released over the years. Here, check out some of our favorites.

By: Kristen O'Gorman Klein

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  • 1959: The original Wedding Day Barbie Doll and Ken Set

    1959: The original Wedding Day Barbie Doll and Ken Set

    Re-released in 2009 to celebrate the doll's 50th anniversary, this iconic doll's sweetheart neckline and gloves perfectly reflect the era's wedding-day style

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 1963: Barbie Wedding Bride’s Dream

    1963: Barbie Wedding Bride’s Dream

    Sweet and feminine, this short-sleeved gown with a ruffled skirt is topped off with a fur cape.

    Photo via Ebay

  • 1979: Wedding Belles

    1979: Wedding Belles

    Looking hippie-chic with their bridesmaid and flower girl, Malibu Barbie and Ken tie the knot.

    Photo via Ebay

  • 1989: Barbie Fantasy

    1989: Barbie Fantasy

    With its oversized puffy sleeves and high neckline, this dress perfectly reflects '80s bridal fashion.

    Photo via Flickr

  • 1992: Bob Mackie Empress Barbie

    1992: Bob Mackie Empress Barbie

    The details on this gown are just stunning!

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 1995: Star Lily Bride Barbie

    1995: Star Lily Bride Barbie

    Part of a special collection dedicated to wedding flowers, this Barbie's gown features floral detailing, and she carries a beautiful bouquet of lilies.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 1996: Romantic Rose Bride Barbie

    1996: Romantic Rose Bride Barbie

    From her rosette crown to the hem of her billowing skirt, this bride is covered in her namesake flower.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 1997: Blushing Orchid Bride Barbie

    1997: Blushing Orchid Bride Barbie

    Another bride from the Wedding Flowers Collection, we love how the lace on her skirt resembles flower petals.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2000: Millennium Wedding Bride Barbie

    2000: Millennium Wedding Bride Barbie

    Barbie kicks off the new millennium in style with a strapless princess ballgown.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2000: Elizabeth Taylor in

    2000: Elizabeth Taylor in 'Father of the Bride'

    Part of a collection celebrating the screen legend, this doll wears a replica of Taylor's beautiful wedding gown from the hit film.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2001: Romantic Wedding Barbie

    2001: Romantic Wedding Barbie

    A whimsical princess gown with embroidered flowers on the bodice and a floral pattern on the skirt. 

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2002: Maria Therese

    2002: Maria Therese

    With a sheer bateau neckline and full skirt, this Barbie exudes elegance.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2002: Sophisticated Wedding Barbie

    2002: Sophisticated Wedding Barbie

    Slim-cut with a dramatic jacquard train, this dress is a welcome departure from Barbie's typical princess-style wedding dress.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2004: Badgley Mischka Bride Barbie

    2004: Badgley Mischka Bride Barbie

    Fashion-forward with a bit of a Gatsby vibe, the illusion top covered in iridescent beading and rhinestones is complemented by a simple organza-covered satin skirt.

    Browse Reem Acra gowns for real brides

    Photo via Ebay

  • 2004: David

    2004: David's Bridal Unforgettable Barbie

    David's Bridal's first wedding-day Barbie features a Basque-waist dress with a sparkly tulle skirt, elbow-length gloves, and a sweet rose bouquet.

    Browse David's Bridal gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2005: Carolina Herrera Bride Barbie

    2005: Carolina Herrera Bride Barbie

    The famed designer created an elegant all-over lace gown for her signature wedding-day Barbie.

    Browse Carolina Herrera gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2005: David

    2005: David's Bridal Perfect Pair Tommy and Kelly

    David's Bridal added an adorable ring bearer and flower girl, complete with a ring pillow and a basket of petals! Check out the 15 cutest child attendants in real weddings.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2005: David

    2005: David's Bridal Eternal Barbie

    David's Bridal's second Barbie style features a glittery top with a satin skirt.

    Browse David's Bridal gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2006: David

    2006: David's Bridal Romance Barbie

    The last of David's Bridal's wedding-day Barbies, this gown was inspired by one of the most popular styles that year.

    Browse David's Bridal gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2006: Monique Lhuillier Bride Barbie

    2006: Monique Lhuillier Bride Barbie

    Known for her romantic wedding gowns, Lhuiller's Barbie version is no different. The lace bodice with a tulle skirt is accentuated by an oversized sash.

    Browse Monique Lhuillier gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2006: Couture Confection Bride Barbie

    2006: Couture Confection Bride Barbie

    A fantasy wedding gown designed by Bob Mackie (best known for outfitting divas like Diana Ross and Cher), this sparkly floral gown is topped with a dramatic veil.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2007: Reem Acra Bride Barbie

    2007: Reem Acra Bride Barbie

    We love the pearl details on this gorgeous train!

    Browse Reem Acra gowns for real brides

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2008: Elvis and Priscilla Presley Barbies

    2008: Elvis and Priscilla Presley Barbies

    The King and his beautiful bride are commemorated in these lookalike dolls.

    Photo via Barbie Collector

  • 2011: Vera Wang Bride: The Traditionalist

    2011: Vera Wang Bride: The Traditionalist

    This luxurious dress, based on the designer's "Dovima" gown, features a watercolor pattern on the skirt.

    Browse Vera Wang gowns for real brides

    Photo via Amazon

  • 2011: Grace Kelly Bride Barbie

    2011: Grace Kelly Bride Barbie

    Specially-sculpted to resemble the princess, this beautiful doll wears a gorgeous replica of Grace Kelly's iconic gown from her 1956 wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco.

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 2012: Twilight

    2012: Twilight's Bella and Edward Cullen

    Following the release of Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Mattel released Bella and Edward dolls in their wedding-day attire. 

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 2012: Twilight

    2012: Twilight's Bella and Edward Cullen

    Here's a back view of Bella's gorgeous dress.

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 2012: William & Catherine Royal Wedding Giftset

    2012: William & Catherine Royal Wedding Giftset

    In honor of the Prince and Duchess's first anniversary, Mattel released wedding-day replicas of the couple.

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 2012: William & Catherine Royal Wedding Giftset

    2012: William & Catherine Royal Wedding Giftset

    Here's a closer look at the royal couple.

    Photo courtesy of Mattel

  • 2016: Oscar de la Renta "Something Blue" Barbie

    2016: Oscar de la Renta "Something Blue" Barbie

    A vision in ivory, the stunning guipure and chiffon trumpet silhouette trails with voluminous tiers of light blue tulle, marrying a modern, clean-lined design with Oscar de la Renta’s romantic artistry.

Our Favorite Wedding-Day Barbies

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