Blair Waldorf is headed to the altar tonight! Gossip Girl’s royal wedding—and 100th episode—airs tonight, and it got us thinking about all the recent royal brides we’ve seen recently. Between Kate Middleton’s Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen design; Charlene, Princess of Monaco’s off-the-shoulder Giorgio Armani gown; and now, television royalty Leighton Meester’s Vera Wang lace and tulle dress, which of these three royal wedding looks do you prefer most? Vote in the poll below and let us know! More
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It’s been a year of royal weddings! Kate Middleton married Prince William in a Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen design; Charlene Wittstock became the Princess of Monaco in an off-the-shoulder Giorgio Armani; and now, television royalty Leighton Meester filmed her royal wedding scene in New York last night wearing a strapless lace and tulle dress for Gossip Girl‘s Blair Waldorf–Prince Louis of Monaco nuptials. So, which of these three royal wedding looks do you prefer most? Vote in the poll below and let us know! More
In continuation of our celebration of this Friday’s 11/11/11, we picked our top 11 royal style moments of the year. Click through the gallery to see Kate Middleton’s memorable wedding dress, Pippa Middleton’s head-turning look, Princess Beatrice’s viral topper, and more.
It’s no secret that shoppers are feeling Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge‘s ladylike looks. The latest “RepliKate” trend? Bridal boleros! The Daily Mail reports that brides-to-be are buying more white and ivory shrugs in the UK, ever since Kate slipped into an Alexander McQueen cropped cardigan for her evening reception. Winter brides, would you try this cozy look? Let us know in the comments!
Plus: See the most memorable wedding dress of the year in the gallery.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge‘s wedding gown broke records! Over 600,000 people viewed the Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen design while it was on display at Buckingham Palace from late July to October 3rd. ”It is easily a record,” a spokeswoman for the Royal Collection said. “We were thrilled to welcome people from all over the world and delighted it has been such a huge success.” So what’s next for the bridal dress of the year? A palace representative said it will spend some time in storage, People reports. Remember the famous look by seeing its every angle in the gallery.
Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, married her rugby player beau Mike Tindall on Saturday, July 30th at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. The bride chose a white silk and satin dress with a chevron pleated corseted bodice by British couturier Stewart Parvin, a favorite of the Queen. Phillips’ dress featured tulle cap sleeves that created a square neckline, and she topped it off with a tulle veil and a tiara lent to her by her mother, Princess Anne. See more photos in the gallery.
Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara Phillips will marry rugby star Mike Tindall this Saturday, July 30th, joining Catherine Middleton and Charlene Wittstock on the list of royal brides of the season. So what can you expect from this Royal Wedding? Click through for 10 fun facts about the Phillips-Tindall affair.
It’s not only wedding season, it’s wedding dress exhibit season! The bridal gowns of two new royals—Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge of the United Kingdom and Charlene Wittstock, Her Serene Highness Princess of Monaco—went on display last week. Catherine’s Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown can be seen at Buckingham Palace, while Wittstock’s Armani Prive gown is put on view at the Musee Oceanographique in Monaco. But, we wonder, which dress would you rather see? Cast your vote in the poll below! More