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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Desiree of Sweden

It was a royal wedding with a recycled gown worn by a woman who gave up her royal status for love. When Princess Desiree of Sweden got married, she left her HRH status at the altar to be with the man she loved. Royal Wedding Rewind heads back to June 1964 for the wedding of Desiree and Baron Niclas Silfvershiold. The princess was the second of the four sisters of Carl Gustaf of Sweden to marry…
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Looking back at the wedding of King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain

On 1 November 2003, Spain’s Casa Real announced that the heir to the throne, Felipe, Prince of Asturias was to marry the divorced Spanish television newscaster, Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano. At the time, the announcement came as a surprise to most. The then Prince Felipe presented Letizia with a white gold 16-baguette diamond ring during his proposal. She also gave Felipe a classic book and…
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The Royal Wedding Cake of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

It’s the cake that keeps on giving. The flower strewn bake that took centre stage at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on April 29th 2011 still makes its presence felt with slices of it popping up at auction with what seems like an almost metronomic regularity. But then there was plenty to go round as this was a whopper of a cake. Standing eight tiers tall and weighing in at over…
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Mother of the Bride: Carole Middleton at William and Kate's Wedding

Ten years ago, on 29 April 2011, Prince William married Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey. The newly created Duke of Cambridge married his university sweetheart in front of almost 2,000 people in their fairytale wedding. While everyone was enamoured with the bride’s Alexander McQueen wedding gown, as well as her sister’s McQueen gown, their families also dressed for the occasion. Carole…
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