April 30, 2011

The Royal Wedding | A Fairy tale to Remember

The royal wedding has arrived, and it sure was fancy! The blushing bride, Kate Middleton, stunned in an Alexander McQueen gown, while Prince William looked dapper and utterly swoon-worthy in uniform. Check out the new royal couple, and all the lucky guests wearing proper morning dress attire and outrageous fascinator hats.



The bride was absolutely breathtaking this morning in her Alexander McQueen gown. Creative director Sarah Burton used hand-cut English lace and French Chantilly lace throughout the bodice and skirt, while the ivory and white satin gazar skirt was designed to emulate a flower. How lovely! We liked Kate’s sweetheart bodice and the lace sleeves, and her ensemble looked both retro and modern at the same time, especially with her hair refreshingly worn down. he 1936 Cartier halo tiara was lent to her by Queen Elizabeth, but her diamond drop earrings were wedding present from her parents.




 William wore a Colonel of the Irish Guards uniform, which features a scarlet red jacket, blue sash from the Order of the Garter, and a forage cap. The Army's honorary Irish Guards position, which he earned in February, is his highest military title. William stood tall and proud in the bright color, but his best accessory was his glowing smile when he finally saw Kate at the altar.



Prince Harry
Queen Elizabeth

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The maid of honor and wore Alexander McQueen, just like her sister.


The bridesmaids : As is British tradition, the little ladies were dressed similarly to the bride, and their dresses were made by British designer Nicki Macfarlane using the same fabric as Kate’s McQueen gown.
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The honored Guests
Carole Middleton

Unlike some of the more colorful guests, a seven months pregnant Victoria Beckham donned a more somber, dark navy dress from her own fall collection, with a matching Philp Treacy pillbox hat and Christian Louboutins.

David Beckham looked dashing as ever in a Ralph Lauren Purple Label suit with charcoal morning coat, slicked back hair, and a top hat.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Queen Sofia of Spain, Prince Felipe of Asturias and Princess Let
Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie
Joss Stone
Princess Anne
Lady Helen Taylor
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Miriam Gonzalez
Elton John
Prince Charles
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The eight tiered Royal Wedding cake that the team at Fiona Cairns Ltd of Leicestershire made.

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