24 Apr Princess Wedding Dress Inspiration
For a wedding day that feels royal.
As the world waits to see what Meghan Markle will wear to the Royal Wedding this spring (see our designers’ predictions here), we’re revisiting a few of our favorite royal brides from the past for the ultimate princess wedding dress inspiration. See their bridal looks below and tips to create your own fairytale wedding outfit.
Grace Kelly changed the princess-bride game when she said ‘I do’ in an impeccable ceremony to Prince Rainer III of Monaco with a wedding dress to match. The iconic Grace Kelly wedding dress features long lace sleeves, a high neckline, full ball gown skirt, and tiara to complete the polished and timeless look. To this day, brides everywhere still covet a princess wedding dress like hers.
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This generation’s princess bride, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is said to have been inspired by Kelly’s renowned bridal look for her wedding to Prince William in 2011. With similar lace long sleeves and ball gown silhouette, Kate Middleton’s wedding dress is proof that timeless wedding style is always in style.
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Now that you have some princess bride inspiration, it’s time to shop for your own princess wedding dress. Keep an eye out for these elegant bridal details:
Silhouette. A ball gown is an iconic wedding dress silhouette. The traditional voluminous bell shape is perfect for a formal affair, especially when paired with a long train for the walk down the aisle.