Before you label Pippa Middleton’s wedding as the social event of the season, there are many more lavish ceremonies to consider. There were brides who threw destination weddings in Morocco and Italy, brides who hosted weekend-long festivities, and an heiress who got married in a million-dollar wedding dress. These ladies might not have ties to royals, but they threw weddings Queen Elizabeth would likely approve of.
Because it’s hard to keep track of who got married when, we rounded up eight over-the-top nuptials you might have missed. If you thought Pippa’s wedding gown was a dream, wait until you see these brides. They went all out, and they have the ‘grams to prove it.