...And the Bride wore McQueen.....

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Who else tuned into the Royal Wedding today? I had to work but luckily not until 2pm so I didn't miss out on any of the proceedings. I was kind of in the 'take it or leave it' camp up until the day of the Wedding itself, when I woke up at 7am and popped on BBC to watch the coverage. I was hooked and spent all morning watching it until the end when the happy couple shared a kiss on the balcony and  there was a flypast. I was so impressed with the way the day turned out, and the pomp and ceremony made me feel proud to be a Brit. We do that sort of thing so well.
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I also loved Kate's (well, now she's Princess Catherine) dress; of course the World waited with bated breath to see it and find out who had been chosen to be the designer. I was pleased to see it was McQueen; a fantastic homage to a wonderful designer and it's brilliant to see the hard work that is so evident from the House even after the designer's tragic death.
 Image: Heatworld
I also particularly loved Pippa Middleton's gorgeous dress which I believe was also McQueen; this was much more to my personal taste (with the exception of the slight cowl detail at the front which I didn't like as much) but I thought overall that she looked fabulous. Linking arms with Harry as they left the Abbey, she looked almost as much of a Princess as her sister did.
 Image: Daily Mirror
Highlight of the day for me was seeing Will catch sight of Kate at the altar and mouthing 'you look beautiful' to her. Awwwww! They're just a normal couple aren't they, with the exception that Will is second in line to the throne and over 2 billion people watched their nuptials on TV!
What did you make of the Wedding? Did you watch it and did you enjoy it? Whose outfits did you rate?
xoxo
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Pippa said...

Oh it was so cute when he did that at the alter :)
Hope you had a lovely Royal Wedding day! www.clashingtime.blogspot.com <3

LittleRachael said...

I've just posted something very similar on my own blog! haha! I was so happy it was Sarah Burton for McQueen, and I thought she looked absolutely stunning: classically elegant! I loved the lace detailing.

I felt exactly the same way as you, I wasnt bothered at all about the wedding until I started watching and them became enthralled!


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xxShivvyxx said...

I loved the wedding so much! Pippa's dress was McQueen as well - it matched Kate's with the same buttons and lace as details which i think was a really sweet idea!

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ClimbingtotheMoon said...

wedding was awesome! Kate looked beautiful and both of the dresses were perfect - although I agree - Pippa's dress was more to my taste. You can tell they are both completly in love which is so adorable :o)

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Kelly said...

Kate and her sister both looked beautiful!

I loved the traditional ceremony. I loved the hordes of people waiting to catch a peek at the couple. I loved the affection between William and his new princess.

But honestly, my favorite thing to watch at any wedding in the UK is the fantastic display of hats :)

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