Gowns are one of the most exquisite clothing for women and when followed by a good train, they leave an everlasting impression. Here is a glimpse of certain dresses that made us turn twice, courtesy the train they carried.
Here’s The List Of Most Famous Long Train Dresses That Have Ever Walked On A Ramp
Longest train on Ramp
Trish Peng’s wedding gown that was showcased at the New Zealand Fashion Week in August 2016 now holds the record for the longest train on the catwalk. She captivated the audience as her last model wore an elaborate red custom gown with a 20-metre-long silk tulle train. Hundreds of sparkling Swarovski crystals were embellished in the vintage lace and a team of four spent 120 hours putting the creation together.
Train fit for Royalty
TLC star Jinger Duggar, whose claim to fame was the American reality television show, 19 Kids and Counting, wanted a cathedral-length train for her bridal dress for a unique reason. She wanted the dress to have a ‘train fit for royalty’ based on a Bible verse that her husband had quoted to her. The verse included the words, “I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple.” Designed by Renee Miller, Dugger’s gown had embellishments from the bride-to-be as she wanted to make the dress really pop.
Rihanna’s Gravy Train
In May 2015, singer-songwriter Rihanna turned up at the red carpet of the Met Gala in an imperial yellow, fur-trimmed cape. The dress was Chinese couture and made by Guo Pei, who is a go-to designer for Chinese stars like Li Bingbing and Zhang Ziyi. The notable feature of the dress, the train is embroidered with scrolls and scrolls and scrolls of flora and caught a popular nickname – the gravy train. It grabbed the singer a lot of eyeballs.
Diamond Studded Train
The Spanish actress Catherine Zeta-Jones married actor Michael Douglas in 2000 in a Christian Lacroix dress. The ivory coloured V-neck sheath gown has a six-foot long train. The feature that set her dress apart from others was that the train was hand sewn and embellished with diamonds. It is safe to say that the actress was one shining star at her wedding.
Box: According to the Guinness World Records, the longest wedding dress train measured 2,599 m (8,526 ft 9 in) and was achieved by Shililanshan (China) in Xiamen, Fujian, China on 20 August 2015. The design inspiration for this wedding dress was the sea of flowers in Shililanshan in Xiamen. The wedding dress was decorated with petals.