Thursday, April 28, 2011

Royal Wedding Gowns Throughout Time

We are waiting, just like everyone else, to get the first glimpse of Kate Middleton's wedding gown. Just for fun and until we can add Kate Middleton's dress to this list, let's take a look back at other Royal Wedding Gowns:


Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife, was the third child and the eldest daughter of King Edward VII. She was married on July 7, 1889

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, known more as the Queen Mother (she is Queen Elizabeth's mother) wore a simple flapper-inspired gown when she married on April 26, 1923

The Queen Mother's daughter, Elizabeth, known today as the Queen of England, was married on November 20, 1947

Princess Grace of Monaco's gown had twenty-five yards of silk taffeta and ninety-eight yards of tulle! She was married on April 19, 1956

Princess Margaret of Snowdon, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth was the first Royal to have her wedding televised. She was married on May 6, 1960

Anne, the Princess Royal, is Queen Elizabeth's daughter and the sister of Prince Charles. Her first marriage was on November 14, 1973

The most photographed Princess in the world! The People's Princess was married to Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. 

Sarah, Duchess of York, also known as "Fergie" married Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth's 2nd son, on July 23, 1986

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, married Prince Edward, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth, on June 19, 1999

Princess Mathilde of Brabant's is the wife of the heir apparent to the Belgian throne, Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant. They were married on December 4, 1999

Princess Mabel Wisse of Orange-Nassau's is the wife of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (second son of Queen Beatrix and the late Prince Claus of the Netherlands). Her wedding dress had 248 hand-made bows! They were married on April 24, 2004

Princess Mary Elizabeth Donaldson is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. This is another fairytale romance between a prince and a commoner.They were married on May 14, 2004

Princess Letizia Ortiz of Asturias is the wife of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, who is heir apparent to the Spanish throne. They were married on May 22, 2004

Princess Victoria of Sweden is the heiress-apparent to the Swedish throne. If she ascends to the throne as expected, she will be Sweden's fourth queen. She was married on June 19th, 2010 and she wore the gold crown her mother wore on her wedding day in 1976

Princess Tatiana Blatnik of Greece and Denmark is the wife of Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark He is the son of King Constantine II of Greece, Prince of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Princess of Denmark. They were married on August 25, 2010



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