The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

On the 19th of  May 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle finally tied the knot at a beautiful ceremony at St George’s Chape, Windsor Castle. Meghan and Harry’s story is a true fairy-tale and brought together thousands of people around the world! Meghan looked simply gorgeous, here are all the details on her gown, bridal make up, hair and exactly how every bride can look like a princess.

Bridal make-up:

Meghan showcased her natural beauty with a simple, yet gorgeous make up look. Meghan’s make up consisted of a dark smokey eye, pink lips, dark brows and glowing skin. Although this look is more natural it highlights her natural beauty and complimented her hair and dress perfectly. On your wedding day, whether you opt for a natural or glamorous look, it is important that your natural beauty and glow is present, in order to find the right look to do just this the right makeup artist is key. You don’t have to marry a prince to feel like a princess on your special day, Leanne Perilly can ensure that your makeup is

perfect for you. 

Wedding dress:

Markle’s dress was designed by Clare Waight Keller, designer at Givenchy. Meghan chose to work with Keller because of her ‘timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring and relaxed demeanour’’, said Kensington Palace. Meghan’s dress was timelessly gorgeous, it accentuated her figure perfectly and showcased her elegance. The white gown has a boat neck that framed her shoulders and three quarter length sleeves that her emphasised her slim figure.

Kensington Palace released the initial design sketches of the dress:

Meghan wore a five metre-long veil which complimented her dress beautifully. The veil included floral details ad every single flower was unique, each floral design represented all 53 countries of the Commonwealth (a central part of Meghan and Harry’s official work.)

Finding the perfect dress for you may be stressful but is also super fun! You don’t need a custom made Givenchy dress to feel beautiful. Here is a guide on finding the perfect style dress to accentuate your figure and make you feel and look beautiful.

If you are looking to find the perfect gown locally (in Essex) take a look at this list of great wedding shops on hitched.

And for brides on a budget be sure to read this great on finding your wedding dress for less.

The tiara:

Many modern brides choose to opt for a hair accessory such as, a tiara, a hairband or flowers. Of course Meghan chose a beautiful diamond tiara to hold her veil in place. This tiara added sparkle to her overall outfit, her dress was simplistic and her diamond tiara was the perfect accessory. At the centre of the tiara there is a detachable brooch with 10 beautiful diamonds, which was given to Queen Mary in 1893 as a wedding present. The brooch was made into a tiara in 1932. As well as 10 shining diamonds, the headpiece included diamonds and platinum in 11 sections. To complete this look, Meghan wore earring and a bracelet made by Cartier.

Everyone can look and feel like a princess on their wedding day, it does not matter whether you are getting married in Windsor Castle or a bespoke venue in Chelmsford, your day can be magical and special for you and your significant other.

Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, we wish them a lifetime of happiness!