Longest wedding dress veil: Elena De Angelis sets world record (Video) CASAL DI PRINCIPE, Naples, Italy -- Thousands of people were seen taking to the streets of Casal di Principe, Naples, Italy, to watch bride Elena De Angelis' wedding dress and her 1.8-MILE (3 km) veil,
(designed by Gianni Molaro Campania) which required 600 people to carry the headpiece , setting the world record for the Longest wedding dress veil, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: Elena De Angelis was driven to the church in a cream open-top classic car with her World's Longest Wedding Dress Veil stretching down the street behind. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the longest wedding dress train measured 2488.65 m (8,164 ft 10 in) and was created by Lichel van den Ende (Netherlands).
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most crystals on a wedding dress: 45,024 - achieved by Özden Gelinlik Moda Tasarim Ltd. (Turkey).
The World's Longest Wedding Dress Veil was designed by Gianni Molaro Campania, who said he was grateful to be asked to design the veil.
"I was really greateful to be asked to design this veil. I met tens of thousands of people on the way to the church who complimented my idea," the Sun quoted him as saying.
"I wanted this veil to symbolise peace and hope and I think we have achieved this. "This has been one of the biggest moments in my career as a designer," Campania added.