All the Chanel Couture Brides Throughout History

From Claudia Schiffer and Cara Delevingne to Margaret Qualley.

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The finale of the Chanel Haute Couture show has a special place in our hearts, as it always wraps with a gorgeous wedding dress. Dating back to the 80s, the late Karl Lagerfeld employed "it girl" models like Claudia Schiffer, Devon Aoki, Alek Wek, Kendall Jenner, and Cara Delevingne to close the show as a "bride"—with each wearing some of the most enchanting designs.

In looks spanning all bridal styles, the Chanel brides have walked the runway in everything from over-the-top ballgowns, mini dresses, pantsuits, and even a swimsuit! Furthermore, these famous looks have been accompanied by some of today's most popular bridal accessories such as hats, capes, sneakers, and flower crowns (to name a few!).

Most recently for the Fall 2021 Haute Couture collection, Chanel's creative director, Virginie Viard, tapped actress Margaret Qualley to serve as this season's bride. Qualley graced the runway in a light pink, A-line, and long-sleeve ballgown—a look we're sure to see brides recreate for seasons to come.

In addition to Qualley, and to commemorate this season's collection, here's a look back at all of the Chanel Couture bridal looks throughout history.

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Ines de la Fressange walks the 1986-1987 Fall/Winter Chanel Couture show with Karl Lagerfeld.

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Fressange also joined Lagerfeld that next year, as the Chanel bride for the 1987-1988 Fall/Winter Chanel Couture show.

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Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, with Karl Lagerfeld, at the Chanel Couture Fall 1990 show.

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Claudia Schiffer with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Fall 1991 show.

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Claudia Schiffer graced the runway in another bridal look at the Chanel Couture Fall 1991 show.

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That next year (and a few years following), Schiffer was once again with Lagerfeld as a bride at the Fall 1992 Couture show.

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Claudia Schiffer at the Chanel Couture Fall 1993 show.

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Claudia Schiffer at the Chanel Couture Spring 1993 show.

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Claudia Schiffer at the Chanel Couture Fall 1993 show.

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Claudia Schiffer at the Chanel Couture Fall 1994 show.

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Devon Aoki at the Chanel Couture Fall 1999 show, wearing a gorgeous bridal cape.

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Devon Aoki with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Spring 2000 show.

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SDevon Aoki with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Fall 2000 show.

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Karl Lagerfeld with two finale brides at the Chanel Couture Fall 2001 show.

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Karolina Kurkova with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Spring 2002 show.

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Linda Evangelista with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Fall 2003 show.

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Natalia Vodianova with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Spring 2003 show.

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Alek Wek at the Chanel Couture Fall 2004 show.

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One of two bridal looks sent down the runway at the Chanel Couture Spring 2005 show.

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Solange Wilvert closing the Chanel Couture Fall 2005 show.

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Irina Lazareanu with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Fall/Winter 2006 show.

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Lily Cole with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Spring 2006 show.

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A true couture look, worn by a bride model at the Chanel Couture Fall/Winter 2007 show.

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Pregnant Devon Aoki at the Chanel Couture Spring 2008 show.

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Sasha Pivovarova at the Chanel Couture Fall 2008 show.

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Chanel groom, Baptiste Giabiconi, and bride, Lara Stone, at the Chanel Couture Fall 2009 show.

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Abbey Lee Kershaw and Baptiste Giabiconi at the Chanel Couture Spring 2010 show.

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Baptiste Giabiconi and Iris Strubegger at the Chanel Couture Fall 2010 show.

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Kristen McMenamy at the Chanel Couture Spring 2011 show.

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Edie Campbell at the Chanel Couture Spring 2012 show.

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Saskia de Brauw at the Chanel Couture Fall 2011 show.

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Lindsey Wixson at the Chanel Couture Fall 2012 show.

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Erin Wasson at the Chanel Couture Fall 2013 show.

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Hudson Kroenig (Lagerfeld's petite muse), Kati Nescher, and Ashleigh Good at the Chanel Couture Spring 2013 show.

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Hudson Koening and Cara Delevingne at the Chanel Couture Spring 2014 show.

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Kendall Jenner at the Chanel Couture Fall 2015 show.

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Ashleigh Good with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Fall 2014 show.

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Molly Bair at the Chanel Couture Spring 2015 show.

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Mica Arganaraz at the Chanel Couture Spring 2016 show.

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Lily-Rose Depp with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture Spring 2017 show.

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Camille Hurel at the Chanel Couture Fall 2017 show.

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Luna Bijl and Hudson Kroenig at the Chanel Couture Spring 2018 show.

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Adut Akech at the Chanel Couture Fall 2018 show.

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An iconic moment was when Vittoria Ceretti graced the runway in a swimsuit, at the Chanel Couture Spring 2019 show.

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Rebecca Leigh Longendyke closed Chanel Couture Spring/Summer 2021 as a bride.

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Lola Nicon portraying a casual country wedding for Chanel Couture's virtual Spring/Summer 2021 collection.

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Margaret Qualley walks the runway as Chanel Couture's Fall 2021/2022 bride.

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