Back in October 2009, socialite Ivanka Trump married media mogul Jared Kushner in one of the most lavish wedding celebrations to date. The big budget event was designed by Preston Bailey and featured a whopping guestlist of 500 attendees who gathered at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey to watch the power couple wed. The straight-out-of-a-fairytale wedding was complete with a 13-layer tiered cake, a 5,000-square-foot ballroom and, of course, a seriously swoon-worthy wedding gown! As a fashion designer, it’s no surprise that Ivanka’s wedding dress was nothing short of fabulous, so follow along for 12 hidden details you didn’t know about the iconic gown:
12. Inspired by Grace Kelly
Ivanka took inspiration from the world’s most influential fashion icons when determining the details she wanted in her dream wedding dress! Trump decided to opt for something quite similar to Grace Kelly’s royal wedding look to marry Prince Rainer II in 1956. Ivanka hoped to incorporate Kelly’s signature elegant lace detailing and floating sleeves into her own bridal attire.