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Prince Edward and Sophie to arrive in Sweden ahead of Royal Wedding


Sophie chats to actor Benedict Cumberbatch yesterday

The couple will join royalty from around the world this evening as the guests attend a pre-wedding dinner, which will take place at Stockholm’s Grand Hotel.

The stylish countess will then attend Saturday’s ceremony with husband Prince Edward, on behalf of her majesty The Queen.

Sophie and Edward have represented Britain on many royal weddings, attending Monaco’s Prince Albert’s wedding to Charlene Wittstock and most recently Luxembourg’s wedding of Prince Guillaume to Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy.

Princess Madeleine will marry Christopher O’Neill in a lavish ceremony  at Stockholm’s Royal Palace

Madeleine recently revealed her excitement gushing: ‘Time flies when your having fun’ as she discussed wedding preparations.

The ceremony will be attended from royalty around the world with Denmark’s Crown Prince Fredrik and wife Mary confirmed to attend the event.

Many fashion onlookers will be keen to see the Countess of Wessex’s style choice, who earlier this year become the first patron of London College of Fashion.

At the time, London College of Fashion’s Professor said: ‘We are very proud to have The Countess of Wessex’s support and look forward to working with her.”

Yesterday, The Countess of Wessex attended the Queen’s third garden party of the summer where she chatted to actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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