A wedding dress is the most important clothing in a woman’s life. But princesses, queens and duchesses need to have a real special one. After all, they will have millions of eyes analyzing their appearance. Inspired by the romantic wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle last weekend, we decided to see the best royal wedding dresses from the last century to the present. Believe me, it will be difficult to choose the most beautiful one!
13 beautiful royal wedding dresses
1. Queen Elizabeth II, 1947
Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding gown was adorned with silver flowers, dotted with 10,000 pearls, and had a 15-foot train. On November 20, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrated 70 years of marriage. This royal wedding is the longest in world history… it looks like the dress was lucky!
2. Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco, 1956
American actress Grace Kelly wore a dress made by Helen Rose when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
3. Diana, Princess of Wales, 1981
Princess Diana’s wedding dress was one of the most famous in the world. It was made by little-known designers David and Elizabeth Emanuel. The dress was covered in lace, many pearls and had a spectacular 27-foot train.
4. Queen Rania of Jordan, 1993
In 1993, Prince Abdullah, now king Abdullah II of Jordan, married an ordinary woman, Rania. Today, Rania is considered one of the most beautiful and elegant queens of this generation. At the time, the bride preferred a European-style dress instead of the traditional Jordan wedding dress. It was embellished with rich gold embroidery, typical of the actual local style.
5. Queen Letizia of Spain, 1998
Journalist Letizia Ortiz chose a white dress with a 15-foot train for her marriage to Prince Philip of Spain. The cuffs, hem and neck band were embroidered by hand. To complement the look, there was a family tiara, a gift from the mother of the groom.
6. Sarah, Princess of Brunei, 2004
Sarah Salleh married Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah in 2004. The bride was 17 years old, the groom was 30 years old. Sarah wore a blue dress with a traditional pattern and rich gold embroidery.
7. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 2005
Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles have waited 35 years to tie their destinies. She wore a blue-gold dress embroidered in gold. The bride’s dress was complemented by an impressive gold feather hat.
8. Princess Victoria of Sweden, 2010
On the day of their wedding, Princess Victoria wore a simple, elegant dress. Her tiara, one of the main heritages of the Swedish royal family, shone in the midst of simplicity. A beautiful cascading wedding bouquet completed the incredible look of Victoria.
9. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, 2011
Kate followed the British royal family’s tradition dating back thousands of years: a long train, a veil and a classic dress, decorated only with lace appliqués flowery in the form of the main British symbols – rose, thistle, narcissus and clover.
10. Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan, 2011
Jetsun is the wife of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the fifth king of Bhutan. They married on October 13th, 2011, and the marriage was carried out according to the complicated rules for a Buddhist ceremony. The couple is often referred to as “Will and Kate from the Himalayas”.
11. Charlene, Duchess of Monaco, 2011
Charlene chose an ivory silk wedding dress with embroidered Giorgio Armani flowers. It also had 40,000 Swarovski crystals and 20,000 mother-of-pearl teardrops. The outline of the bride’s bouquet was also made by Armani and implemented by florists.
12. Princess Claire of Luxembourg, 2013
On September 21st, 2013, Prince Felix of Luxembourg married an ordinary woman, Claire Lademacher. The bride wore a beautiful Elie Saab wedding dress, covered with lace and a long train.
13. Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, 2018
On May 19th, 2018, Prince Harry and his fiancée, the American actress Meghan Markle, received the royal titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Meghan opted for an exquisite and plain white dress. Her look was complemented by a 16-foot train decorated with hand-embroidered flowers. The creator of the dress is a British designer named Clare Waight Keller, creative director at Givenchy.
What is your favorite dress? Share your opinion with us in the comments!
Source: Bright Side