Narciso Rodriguez is Married! See Our Favorite Wedding-Worthy Gowns by the Designer

Celebrity, Wedding Dresses
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Narciso Rodriguez is married!

The designer, who has a genius knack for creating perfectly sophisticated and minimalist white dresses for any occasion, tied the knot with advertising executive Thomas Tolan at the Gramercy Park Hotel in a star-studded fête this weekend. As Rodriguez and Tolan celebrated alongside celebrity guests like Jessica Alba and Jessica Seinfeld, we reflected on our favorite wedding-worthy looks from the designer.

Rodriguez is no stranger to weddings. He proved his mettle by dreaming up the iconic bias-cut sheath wedding dress worn by Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy in 1996 and has gone on to outfit some big Hollywood's names both on the red carpet and down the ceremony aisle.

Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy's iconic Narciso Rodriguez wedding dress was the antidote and symbolic end to the frothy cupcake dresses of the 80's and early 90's. Her intimate, hush-hush wedding to John F. Kennedy, Jr. was marked by its off-the-map location (a historic Baptist church on Cumberland Island, Georgia) and total secrecy from the press. The only published image from their wedding shows how the slender Bessette-Kennedy was the ideal model for the sleek, simple, yet luxe gown. Her white gloves and elegant chignon all played off the simplicity of Rodriguez's creation. The roughly $40,000 pearl-colored wedding dress, on which he and Bessette-Kennedy worked closely for months, catapulted his fashion career. Rodriguez debuted his namesake line in 1997, with the CFDA awards and first lady fans to come soon after.

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Actress Julianna Margulies can count herself as another lucky bride who wore Narciso Rodriguez on her wedding day, but we love how this red carpet gown by the designer pays homage to Bessette-Kennedy's bias-cut wedding dress. The metallic color would adapt perfectly to a modern winter wedding with a hint of vintage glamour.

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Though she's not engaged to Andrew Garfield (yet!), we can't get over how very bridal Emma Stone looked in this Narciso Rodriguez halter dress at the 2012 Tony Awards. The green drop earrings paired with her messy-yet-polished updo kept the attention on the plunging V-neck.

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It's no surprise that Alba, a longtime Rodriguez fan and wedding guest, wears his minimalist designs like a pro. The cutouts on this formfitting dress she wore to a 2012 event add just enough excitement to the otherwise clean lines. The delicate necklace and glowing makeup offset the simply stunning look.

—Terri Pous

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