Kim Kardashian's Three Wedding Gowns: All the Details!

08/23/2011 at 03:00 PM ET

Kim Kardashian Wedding Dress
Courtesy Vera Wang

When Kim Kardashian chose family friend Vera Wang to create her custom couture wedding gowns, she knew things would be picture perfect. What she didn’t know, however, was which of the three intricate gowns she would choose to wear for her walk down the aisle.

“I truly, up until two days before [the wedding] could not decide which to wear,” the bride admits to PEOPLE. After seeking advice from friends, family — and of course Wang herself — the choice was clear: Kardashian made her grand entrance in what she calls the “princess look” gown, a ball gown with full tulle skirt, basque waist and hand-pieced Chantilly lace appliqué on bodice and train. Along with her Lorraine Schwartz headpiece, she wore a cathedral-length veil with hand-pieced Chantilly lace appliqué at the hem and a lightly shirred blusher layer.

“It was Cinderella,” Wang tells PEOPLE of the overall look. “But Cinderella with a very sexy body. She has a very Liz Taylor or Sophia Loren kind of body and we didn’t want to lose that.”

Kim Kardashian Wedding Dress
Courtesy Vera Wang

For the first dance, Kardashian went with something completely different — the gown that ended up being “my favorite,” she says — a sexier, Georgette mermaid dress with hand-pieced Chantilly lace appliqué on bodice. The skirt had hand-cut organza petals intermixed with Chantilly lace motifs and organza sprig embroidery.

And lastly, when it was time to party, Kardashian made her third and final change of the evening into a bias-cut crepe-back satin gown with v-neck and circle skirt. She accessorized all three looks with custom Lorraine Schwartz jewels.

Wang summed up the experience perfectly: “It was a wonderful process. The fact that she came to me for having a certain classicism mixed with modernity, I feel very honored.”

Kim Kardashian Wedding Dress
Courtesy Vera Wang

–Jennifer Garcia

E! News will air a two-part special, Kim’s Fairytale Wedding: A Kardashian Event, on Oct. 9 and 10, only on E!

For exclusive personal photos from Kim’s fairytale wedding and all the details, pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands this week. Click here for a special $1 off coupon.

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[...] Tough decision for Kim Kardashian. Which of her three (that’s right, three) Vera Wang wedding gowns to wear when during her nuptial extravaganza last Saturday? Finally her choice is revealed (by People,  which reportedly paid $2.5 million for rights to the wedding photos): a full-skirted, strapless “princess” ballgown for the walk down the aisle; a georgette mermaid dress for her first dance; and a V-neck, bias-cut satin with circle skirt for the rest of the reception. [People]   [...]

Stella on

Kim’s didn’t have to pay for any of the dreses. $20,000 worth and it was “gifted” to her by Vera

Debora on

Are you kidding me? Why is she in white!? Why is the wedding so large. It should have been immediate family only. Shame on her … she’s slept with soooooo many men & then puts up this pretense of a blushing bride. Where is GOD in all of this. Celebrities (especially those who do nothing for their fame) have become such a joke! She has been the butt (no pun intended) of so many comedian’s jokes. Doesn’t she & her family know when to go away.

phyllis green on

American Royalty?????!!!! excuse me????? NO WAY!!!! Last time I checked only 1 family held that title and that was the Kennedys!!! A lot of $$$$ wasted and for what….another rich person showing off….very tacky and classless.

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[...] Tough preference for Kim Kardashian. Which of her 3 (that’s right, three) Vera Wang marriage gowns to wear when during her nuptial spectacular last Saturday? Finally her choice is suggested (by People,  that reportedly paid $2.5 million for rights to a marriage photos): a full-skirted, strapless “princess” ballgown for a travel down a aisle; a georgette charmer dress for her initial dance; and a V-neck, bias-cut satin with round dress for a rest of a reception. [People]   [...]

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yeah, i would like to say that i do compeletly understand that
A wedding is supposed to be a special time for people who want to be together.ya, it is a true the kim was absolutely v nice she was over to top why not

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