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8 Most Iconic Royal Wedding Gowns

Royal wedding gowns are known to be the fairy tale gowns most ladies would love to rock on their wedding day. The fashion designers that design these gowns usually go the extra mile to make the gowns befitting for a royalty.

Below is the list of 7 most iconic royal wedding gowns, in no particular order.

1. Queen Victoria.

According to history, this is the white wedding dress that started it all. Her wedding gown was a Masterpiece.

Her wedding to her cousin Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha at St. James Palace on February, 10, 1840 as a young queen started a wedding trend that would live on for centuries by wearing a white wedding dress.

2. Queen Soraya Of Iran.

Queen Soraya, Empress of Iran had a magnificent Christian Dior wedding dress in 1951. It was completed with 20,000 exotic feathers and 6,000 diamonds.

3. Queen Elizabeth.

Queen Elizabeth was still a Princess when she got married to Prince Phillip in 1941.

She chose a satin Duchess's long sleeved wedding gown with floral embroidery and crystal and 10,000 pearl appliqué designed by Norman Hartnell. The 13 foot silk train made quite an entrance and no doubt set royal wedding trends for the future.

4. Grace Kelly.

Grace Kelly's wedding dress in 1956 has become the symbol of fairy tale weddings, and one of the most often referenced wedding gowns in history. The high necked, long sleeved dress, a long billowing skirt and a over 10feet long train was designed by Helen Rose.

5. Princess Diana.

Princess Diana's wedding dress became instantly iconic when it was first seen on her wedding day. It was made of silk and taffeta and was designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel.

It was also hand embroidered with pearl sequins estimated at 10,000. The wedding dress took the designers many months to prepare. Her 25 foot long train was adorned with lace.

6. Kate Middleton.

Like Princess Diana and Grace Kelly before her, Kate's wedding dress in 2011 is still influencing bridal trends till today. Her gown was made by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. It was covered with exotic lace and it is one of the most iconic royal gowns ever.

7. Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.

Her wedding gown in 2018 was designed by Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller and it also had some hidden themes. It become the talk of the town and was loved by many.

8. Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg.

She wore a white Oscar de la Renta fern gown with a custom matching capelet and cathedral veil in 2019. Her dress was embroidered by 10 dressmakers over 1,440 people to create it.

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Christian Dior Iran Masterpiece Queen Victoria Saxe-Coburg-Gotha


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