10 Wedding Dresses Inspired by Jennifer Lopez's Ralph Lauren Gowns

"The dresses were dreamy...thank you Ralph Lauren"

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jennifer lopez wearing her ralph lauren ruffle mermaid wedding dress

ON THE JLO

After finally reuniting as Bennifer, it was only right for Jennifer Lopez to host the wedding of her dreams to Ben Affleck. On Saturday, August 20, 2022, the duo tied the knot, again, in a star-studded second wedding celebration in Georgia.

This not only marks the second time down the aisle for the couple— who said "I do" in Las Vegas back in July—but also marks a second time Lopez chose designer white gowns to become Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck. And while her Vegas looks were flawless, we must admit, they don't compare to the three custom Ralph Lauren Collection ensembles she wore for her grand affair. "The dresses were dreamy... thank you Ralph Lauren," shared the actress in her On the JLo newsletter, and "dreamy" they were. 


Her first look was a turtleneck mermaid gown featuring a voluminous ruffled skirt and flutter sleeves. According to Vogue, more than 1,000 handkerchiefs and 500 meters of fabric were used to construct the dress.

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On the JLO

Lopez then switched into a sleek column gown that featured strings of pearls and Swarovski crystal embellishments—which took over 700 hours and 30 artistians to make, as reported by People.

jlo wedding dress

On the Jlo

For her final look, JLo ended the evening in a mermaid gown featuring a keyhole neckline, embellished with Swarovski crystals and a removable hood.

jlo wedding dress

On the JLo

So, in true Brides fashion, we couldn't let this moment go by without helping you find a one-of-a-kind gown inspired by Mrs. Affleck's Ralph Lauren ensembles. From ruffled mermaids to sleek and sexy silhouettes, here are the best Jennifer Lopez-inspired wedding dresses you can shop now.

For Allover Ruffles: Loulou Ruffled Tulle Gown

ruffled white gown

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Size: Contact retailer | Materials: Tulle | Length: Floor-length

Why keep your ruffles to the hemline when you can wear them all over? Shop this Loulou's tulle gown for a dramatic interpretation of JLo's ceremony Ralph Lauren Collection mermaid dress.

Most Ethereal : BHLDN Valerie Gown

wedding dress with a dramatic plunging neckline and flutter sleeves

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Size: 0-16, 16W-26W | Materials: Charmeuse | Length: Floor-length

Embrace the flutter sleeve details that were designed for Lopez's first gown with this empire waist BHLDN dress. It's an ethereal and pared-back look for brides who'd like to incorporate a small element of the star's designer ensemble.

Most Afforable: Lulus Extravagance White Ruffled Organza Mermaid Maxi Dress

ruffled mermaid gown

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Size: 2-10 | Materials: Organza | Length: Floor-length

This Lulus organza mermaid gown is a lovely and affordable choice for spring and summer brides looking to channel their inner JLo. Style yours with a cathedral-length veil to complete the look.

For a Keyhole Detail: Theia Maple Gown

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Size: 0-18 | Materials: Crepe | Length: Floor-length

A similar style to Lopez's third dress, this Theia gown includes a keyhole neckline, crossed halter neck, and mermaid silhouette. We can absolutely see this on brides hosting their own backyard celebrations.

Best Mini: Cucculelli Shaheen White Frange De Sirene Dress

Cucculelli Shaheen

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Size: Contact retailer | Materials: Silk chiffon, silk georgette | Length: Mini

Every bride should consider a mini dress if planning to wear multiple looks on the big day. This sumptuous number is reminiscent of the actress's second chandelier pearl gown, and in a similar fashion, features hand-strung fringe, beading, and crystals.

Best Jumpsuit: Viktor & Rolf Kylie Jumpsuit VRM310

bridal jumpsuit with a hood

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Size: Contact retailer | Materials: Crepe | Length: Floor-length

We absolutely can't get over Viktor & Rolf's Kylie jumpsuit which would make a statement at any wedding. Between the draped bodice, belted bow waistband, and open back, there are so many details to love about this one-of-a-kind ensemble. However, what stands out the most is the attached hood à la JLo's third look.

Best Details: Berta Caesarea 23-04

berta wedding dress

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Size: Contact retailer | Materials: Tulle | Length: Floor-length

Marrying multiple details found in all three Ralph Lauren gowns—the open back, high neckline, allover embroidery, crystal embellishments, and mermaid silhouette—this Berta gown is absolutely worth considering for your big day. Style your hair in a slick bun and wear neutral makeup to complete the look.

Most Modern: Giambattista Valli Lily of the Valley

Giambattista Valli

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Size: Contact retailer | Materials: Silk organza, crepe | Length: Floor-length

Instead of searching for a gown with ruffles on the hemline, change your perspective and opt for one that features ruffles on the sleeves. Giambattista Valli's Lily of the Valley gown is an effortless and modern way to incorporate ruffles and sleeves into your look.

Best Allover Lace: Willowby by Watters Cosette Gown

short sleeve wedding dress

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Size: 00-24W | Materials: Lace, tulle | Length: Floor-length

If you're looking to replicate the flutter sleeve detail found on Mrs. Affleck's first dress, the Cosette gown will provide you with exactly what you need. The best part? The allover lace fabric adds a modern, bohemian flair to the overall look.

For a City Celebration: Emilia Wickstead Peggy Dress

Emilia Wickstead

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Size: UK 6-UK 18 | Materials: Duchesse satin | Length: Floor-length

The Peggy dress by Emilia Wickstead is what we'd imagine as the quintessential winter wedding ensemble held in a city locale. We love how the designer incorporates a turtleneck and short sleeves (à la JLo) in a fashion-forward and chic way.

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