Of course, we love wedding dresses more than most people, but especially royal wedding dresses. Can you imagine making that choice knowing that countless people would be watching, waiting in anticipation to judge you on your wedding day?! Here are some royal wedding dresses through the times, while we all wait to see Meghan Markle’s gown and eat scones.
Designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, and make from ivory silk taffeta with antique lace. The train was 25-feet long! It was valued at £9,000 at the time, which equals about $60,000AUD now. ICONIC.
Grace Kelly wed Prince Rainier of Monaco on April 18, 1956, in a beige lace dress and hat. Personally, we love her look and the amazing flower girl dresses!
In her wedding to Phillippe Junot in 1978, Princess Caroline of Monaco wore a stunning long-sleeved gown with a scalloped lace hem. Also, check out her hair piece(s)! So gorgeous!
When Rita married Prince Ali Salman Aga Khan, she wore a Christian Dior periwinkle blue gown with a matching hat. So unique and yet, so gorgeous!
Sofia Kristina Hellqvist
Princess Sofia wed Prince Carl Philip in Stockholm on June 13th, 2015 in a beautiful lace sleeved wedding gown, her hair pulled into a low, sleek bun and of course, a delicate tiara.
What a QUEEN. Literally. This amazing lady wed her love, Prince Phillip at Westminster Abbey on 20th of November in 1947. She wore a stunning gown by Norman Hartnell, covered in elaborate, feminine embroidery. Netflix’s The Crown made a replica of the gown, and it reportedly cost approximately $40,000.
The stunning Catherine (Kate) Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge married Prince Philip in 2011 in a stunning lace gown by British designer Sarah Burton, estimated to be worth £250,000. The train was nearly 9 feet long and was held by Kate’s sister, Pippa, which in turn made her an icon, in her sleek silk dress. Kate switched into a second dress after the ceremony.
This beauty wore a Christian Dior wedding dress, with 20,000 feathers and 6,000 diamonds incorporated into the design.
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