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Royal Wedding Flowers: Zara Tindall

This is one royal wedding bouquet you’re not going to miss. When the Princess Royal’s only daughter, Zara, married Mike Tindall in Edinburgh on July 30th 2011, her flowers made a striking impression. For, unusually among royal brides, Zara included a splash of colour among the blooms she carried. This wasn’t just any old burst of brightness. The bride’s bouquet included thistles, a…
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FeaturesInsightRoyal WeddingsThe Yorks

The hidden meanings in Princess Beatrice's wedding flowers

It was a secret wedding that was all over before we even knew it was on. Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi took us all by surprise by marrying discreetly at Windsor on July 17th 2020. The bride and groom emerged from their ceremony beneath a huge arch of bloom, mirroring the shades in Beatrice’s bouquet. And the flowers carried by the princess for her marriage at the Royal Chapel…
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Royal WeddingsThe Kents

Royal Wedding Flowers: the Kent Brides

Royal wedding bouquets are often overlooked but they are often filled with significance. As well as the myrtle that’s been a tradition since the time of Queen Victoria, these posies are filled with blooms that nod to history and highlight the romance that has brought a bride and groom together. Here’s a look back at the floral choices made by some of the House of Kent’s royal…
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Royal Weddings

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 but they are usually filled with special meanings that add a personal as well as regal element to the whole day. Here, we look back at the bouquet carried by Kate Middleton on the day of her royal wedding, April 29th 2011. The Duchess of…
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