Twilight Star Nikki Reed's
$1 Million Wedding Gown

Brides Behind the Scenes, Celebrity
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Photos: Diane Fields/BRIDES (dress); Getty Images (Reed)

She may be playing a fierce vampire on the big screen this week, but Twilight star Nikki Reed went traditional at her fall wedding in California last month. What is it about a wedding that makes even red-carpet rebels want to play princess for a day? The perpetually edgy Reed—known outside the Twi-verse for gritty turns in indie flicks like Thirteen and Lords of Dogtown—married American Idol alum Paul McDonald in a one-of-a-kind fit-and-flare fantasy gown that was dripping with Tacori diamonds. Follow the jump for an inside scoop on the glam gown's details. —BRIDES magazine

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—Embedded in the center of the bodice's blingy band were 30 carats of Tacori diamonds—one five-carat rock surrounded by 12 pear-shaped stones, symbolizing the months of the year and the circle of life.

—It took more than 100 hours of hand-stitching to fit the dress to Nikki's body.

—The back of the dress featured 100 diamond buttons (a total of 105 carats!).

—The train was six feet long!

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