Here are some of the most memorable and extravagant gowns to hit the runways in the last ten years.  Created by top designers the world over, some really flash.  Above is a gown by Lebanese designer Toni Yaacoub. 
 Silk and satin specialty by  Christian Lacroix
 Ballet inspired tutu created by the Japanese designer Yumi Katsura
Yumi Katsura may have designed the most expensive dress in bridal history adorned with green diamonds of 8.8 carats and 502 diamonds 5 carats estimated at 1 billion yen (8.3 million USD).

A wedding cage by Portuguese designer Fatima Lopes.

A wedding dress designer Kuwaiti Adiba

All photos courtesy Cyberpresse