FeaturesInsightThe Sussexes

Royal Wedding Flowers: Meghan's love of peonies

So now we know. After months of speculation and as many expected, Meghan Markle will incorporate her favourite flower into her bridal decorations. Kensington Palace has been sharing details of the floral arrangements being created for St. George’s Chapel and St. George’s Hall for the royal wedding on May 19th. And there will be a starring role amongst all those petals for the…
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FeaturesHistoryInsight

Royal Wedding Flowers: the mystery of the Queen Mother's bouquet

It’s perhaps the most famous and talked about royal wedding bouquet of all. The flowers carried by the Queen Mother, then Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, at her marriage in April 1923 have entered regal folklore after the bride used them to begin a royal wedding tradition known around the world. But do you actually know what this celebrated bouquet looks like? The chances are that the answer is no…
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FeaturesInsightPrince Charles and Camilla

Royal Wedding Flowers: the Duchess of Cornwall

The flowers carried by the Duchess of Cornwall on her wedding day, April 9th 2005, were filled with personal touches that had their own place in her royal romance with the Prince of Wales. For not only were the flowers in Camilla’s posy highly significant, they had been grown by the bride and groom themselves. The Duchess of Cornwall’s wedding flowers were a burst of spring sunshine. She…
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FeaturesInsightThe Cambridges

Royal Wedding Flowers: the Duchess of Cambridge

All brides need a bouquet and a royal bride is no different.  Flowers are as much a part of a wedding as the dress, the cake and the first kiss so as the countdown to the first Royal Wedding of 2018 hits its stride, Royal Central will be looking back at the bouquets borne by the brides of the House of Windsor. We start with the flowers carried by Catherine Middleton on April 29th 2011 as she…
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