Fashion brands are wild about weddings right now (just like every year come spring), and J.Crew's new bridal range as well as Vera Wang's announcement to collaborate with David's Bridal in the US are recent examples of that trend. However, bridal ranges in Western countries tend to look similar for obvious reasons. How are other cultures dressing up for the big day?

Indian: The highlights of a Punjabi Muslim wedding filmed in London showcase the typical highly ornamented outfits seen at Indian weddings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhO8gh63wEA

For a spectacular Sikh wedding - think henna tattoos, face jewelry, and saris - follow the link below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL6nMrCRUKA

Chinese: Rich silks in black, red, and gold, capes, hats, and towering hair make up the look of this traditional Chinese wedding.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bR4wyp9cKM

Arabic: Veils, tiaras, and opulence at this Lebanese ceremony featuring the wedding singer Gisele Bomentre.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9ARVxg2_m0

German/Tanzanian: Cultural differences between the two families are beautifully demonstrated in this family video shot in Tanzania that shows the African side in colorful patterns and the German part in 1970s-inspired Western fashion.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWGbRyGwbxI

Nigerian: A more traditional African wedding - including giant headscarves and characteristic tribal fashion - can be watched below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJb_-WTAKDY

Balinesian: Floral textiles, lots of gold, and crown-like headpieces - welcome to Bali!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwU_eTSE0n0

US: The now almost world-famous JK Wedding Entrance has to be one of the most stylish wedding videos of all time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-94JhLEiN0

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