BhutanRoyal Weddings

King and Queen of Bhutan mark ten years of marriage

The King met Jetsun Pema, who comes from the country’s elite, when she was around seven-years-old, and he was 17. Years later, they fell in love and became engaged. He announced his upcoming marriage during the opening of Parliament in 2011. His Majesty then described his bride: “Now, many will have their own idea of what a Queen should be like—that she should be uniquely…
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NorwayRoyal Weddings

The fairtytale bride and the first royal wedding of the 21st century

It was the first big royal wedding of the 21st century bringing kings, queens, princes and princesses together for a very modern monarchical marriage. The relationship between Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessme Hoiby had been under scrutiny from the moment it became public knowledge. But by the time they took their vows, in front of the ruling houses of Europe, their romance had…
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryRoyal Weddings

Forty years on: 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 the Prince of Wales on July 29th 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral has a 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 ending was far…
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FashionFeaturesRoyal Weddings

Royal wedding gowns: our favourites

After Princess Beatrice’s surprise wedding we’ve definitely got gowns on the brain. From Britain to Sweden, we’re sharing our favourite royal wedding gowns from around the world. Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter [getty src=”113265956″ width=”394″ height=”594″] Kate’s wedding gown will probably always be my GOAT. There isn’t…
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