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Royal Wedding Dresses: Crown Princess Victoria

When Crown Princess Victoria married Daniel Westling on 19 June 2010, she walked down the aisle in a simple but bespoke gown by Swedish designer Pär Engsheden. Embed from Getty Images The iconic pearl white wedding gown was made of duchess satin with detachable a five-metre train that was made to match the shape of the veil. The round-necked dress was short-sleeved and slightly off the…
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The romantic history of Sweden's famous royal wedding tiara

It’s among the most unusual pieces in any royal collection and, in recent years, it’s acquired a reputation as the go to tiara for Sweden’s royal brides. The diadem now known as ‘the Cameo’ has a long and romantic history. And since Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria both wore it for their wedding, it’s become the tiara associated with the most royal of…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Christina of Sweden

It was the first royal wedding of a new reign but one filled with poignancy. Princess Christina, fourth sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf, married in June 1974, just eighteen months after the death of her mother, Princess Sybilla. Her wedding also began a hat trick of regal nuptials in Sweden within the space of a few years. Let’s rewind to June 15th 1974 and the Royal Wedding of Princess…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark

On 4 October 1966, the Danish Royal Court announced that Crown Princess Margrethe was to marry Henri de Laborde de Montpezat. The engagement was a surprise to most as they had kept their relationship a secret.Henri was a French diplomat in London, and he and Margrethe met during an official dinner at the French Embassy and then again at a wedding, starting a relationship soon…
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