The dresses may have changed, but the excitement about them has not.
Today is the day when all those who love the pomp and circumstance of a royal wedding will be watching for whatever glimpses they can catch of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding at St. George’s Chapel. And the one aspect that will probably inspire the most attention and comments — even by those otherwise not taken with this event — will be the wedding gown.
The bridge’s gown has been kept entirely under wraps until today, but until the big reveal, the Royal Family Twitter account has provided a throwback video of past royal wedding gowns, along with the history behind them…
While the details of Ms. Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress won't be revealed until Saturday, with the help of @RCT, take a look at what other Royal Brides have worn on their Wedding Day: https://t.co/ZmZMEXU37U#RoyalWeddingpic.twitter.com/QbT0jl6zI5— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 16, 2018
Along with the Royal Collection Trust, they also gave us some more fun facts about royal wedding gowns. Did you know …?
Many Victorian Brides chose to embellish their dresses with Orange & Myrtle Blossom – a tradition started by Queen Victoria who chose to wear a wreath of Orange Blossom rather than a tiara at her Wedding to Prince Albert in 1840. #RoyalWeddingpic.twitter.com/pH4t5VZI0D— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 16, 2018
Princess Elizabeth was a #bridesmaid for the wedding of Captain Henry Abel-Smith and Lady May Cambridge (niece of King George V), at Balcombe on 24 October 1931. #royalweddingpic.twitter.com/WO30gQZv3r— RoyalCollectionTrust (@RCT) May 16, 2018
For more royal wedding dress trivia, click here.