All the Chanel Couture Brides Throughout History

There was even a horse.

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The close of the Chanel Couture show has a special place in our hearts as it always wraps with a wedding dress. Dating back to the 80s, Karl Lagerfeld employed It girl models like Claudia Schiffer, Devon Aoki, Alek Wek, Kendall Jenner, and Cara Delevingne to close the Chanel show in one of his enchanting designs.

In looks spanning all bridal styles, throughout the years "brides" have walked the runway in everything from over-the-top ball gowns, minidresses, pantsuits, and most recently a bathing suit. These famous looks have been accompanied by some of today's most popular bridal accessories, such as hats, capes, sneakers, flower crowns, and more.

Often times, Lagerfeld himself would accompany the chosen supermodel and muse down the runway wearing his design, resulting in decades of fabulous fashion show finales.

Here is a look back at some of the best Chanel couture bridal looks.

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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 as 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 at the Chanel Couture fall 1991 show.

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Claudia Schiffer with Karl Lagerfeld at the Chanel Couture fall 1992 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.

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

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Devon 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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Bride model at the Chanel Couture spring 2005 show.

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Solange Wilvert at 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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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 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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Vittoria Ceretti at the Chanel Couture spring 2019 show.

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

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Lola Nicon portraying a casual country wedding for Chanel Coutures's virtual spring summer 2021 collection.

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