Princess Stephanie’s Royal Wedding Dress: Elie SaabOct 22, 2012 @ 3:29 pm
There was a royal wedding this weekend! Belgian Countess Stephanie of Lannoy wed His Royal Highness Prince Guillame of Luxembourg at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Luxembourg on Saturday—yes, this means she’s a princess—in an haute couture creation by celebrity-favorite Lebanese designer Elie Saab. The gown featured ivory lace embroidered with silver thread leaves, three-quarter length sleeves, a silk tulle veil that was also embroidered, and a more than 12-foot-long train. According to a statement from the designer, it required 3,200 hours of work and embroidery, plus 700 additional hours of sewing. That’s 162.5 days of work! A gorgeous tiara completed the look, which accessorized her low chignon hairstyle. Just a day before, the Countess wore another Elie Saab—gray lace dress in a similar style to her wedding gown—for their civil ceremony. Two couture looks in two days? She truly is a princess now.
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