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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

While a royal wedding dress might grab all the headlines with the almost obligatory tiara coming a close second, no set of regal nuptials would be complete without a bridal bouquet. We might not get round to admiring it until after our fourth discussion about the wedding gown itself but the flowers have their own part in every big royal wedding. That was no different on February 2nd 2002 when…
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So what did Anna Wintour really think of Duchess of Sussex's wedding dress?

Not too long ago, the world watched as Prince Harry married the then Meghan Markle at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. With what is sure to be one of Her Royal Highness’s most memorable dresses, fashion’s long-reigning queen, Anna Wintour is breaking her silence on what her thoughts were of the famous dress. Meghan ended up sporting a Givenchy gown for the big day and Vogue’s…
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Who signed the register at The Queen's wedding?

It was the beginning of a royal chapter which would make history time and time again. But on November 20th 1947, the ceremony which joined Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip as wife and husband was described by one of the clergy involved as ”in all essentials, exactly the same as it would have been for any cottager who might be married this afternoon”. And just like everyone who said…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: a romantic and reluctant queen

Royal weddings, eh? You wait ages for one to come along and then two arrive at once. We’ve just had a double dose of regal matrimony with the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in May followed swiftly by the marriage of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October. And in 1923, the marital calendar was packed with princely nuptials, too. The springtime wedding of Albert, Duke of…
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