A Look Back At Royal Wedding Gowns
There’s no denying it -- famous weddings leave a major mark on the dress market and Kate Middleton's mystery frock will likely no exception. With less than a week left to wait, we took a look back on royal dresses past.
Will it be opulent and over the top, with a train for days? Or sleek and slim, a classic cut for a modern bride? A wedding dress could go a thousand different ways, and the world still has just under a week of waiting to glimpse Kate's chosen style.
Is the suspense killing you yet? To help temper the eager anticipation, we compiled a look back at some very special dresses of royal weddings past.
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
Princess Victoria's ceremony at the Stockholm Cathedral may have been lavish and large, but her dress was decidedly understated. The bride donned a sleek, off the shoulder number for her nuptials to personal trainer Daniel Westling (perhaps to show off her newly sculpted physique?) by Swedish designer Par Engshed.
10,000 white seed pearls, silvery thread, and glistening crystal detailing on Princess Elizabeth's ivory duchesse satin dress may sound opulent, but in truth, the frugal royal saved up ration cards to afford the material required for her fancy, formal frock