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The Special Meanings in the Duchess of Sussex’s Wedding Bouquet

The wedding bouquet carried by the Duchess of Sussex at her marriage ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th 2018 wasn’t just pretty, delicate and very spring like. It contained all kinds of special symbolism. In the language of flowers, so beloved of Queen Victoria, this bridal posy told a very romantic story. But both Meghan and Harry had ensured there were more modern, and…
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A Retro Royal Wedding Moment

For those of us of a certain age, a Royal Wedding really wouldn’t be complete without it. The special edition Ladybird book that accompanied big events like royal weddings was a must have for school children everywhere – even if you didn’t want it, your parents would buy it for you anyway. There are no doubt copies of them lying in lofts or at the backs of cupboards across the…
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The Wedding Dress of the Countess of Wessex

If ever a royal wedding dress summed up its wearer, it was the gown chosen by Sophie Rhys-Jones for her marriage to Prince Edward on 19 June 1999 at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Subtle, elegant and classic, this was the final Windsor bridal dress of the 20th century and it saw in a new era with style. Sophie and Edward’s big day might have been a modern marriage but it had an air of the…
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The Wedding Dress of Diana, Princess of Wales

It is perhaps the most famous royal wedding dress of them all. The gown worn by Lady Diana Spencer for her marriage to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales on July 29th, 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral has its special place in royal history. Designed by David and Elizabeth Emanual, it came to symbolise the fairytale wedding that hundreds of millions of people around the world tuned in to watch. The…
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