royal wedding of the year. For such a large and glamorous affair (there were 850 guests, including Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss), it raced by: The ceremony started at 11:00 a.m. London time and was over within the hour.
Below, the morning’s most memorable moments:
Designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress wasn’t just a beautiful garment. It also carried a deeper significance: With its low back design, it showed off Princess Eugenie’s scar from a scoliosis surgery she underwent at age 12.
It was rumored that Princess Eugenie would wear the York tiara, like her mother did on her wedding day. Instead, she opted for a different “something borrowed”: the Queen’s Emerald Kokoshnik tiara. Originally made for society host Margaret Greville in 1919, its style reflects that of the Russian Imperial Court. Greville gave the showstopping tiara to Queen Elizabeth in 1942.
couldn’t stop waving at the crowds, and inside the church, Prince George was seeing palling around with cousin Savannah Phillips.