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.
Even duchesses repeat outfits! Catherine Middleton and Prince William attended Zara Phillips‘ pre-wedding yacht party today, and the Duchess of Cambridge wore a kelly green Diane von Furstenberg dress ($398 at DVF.com), the same one she was spotted in while touring Los Angeles earlier this month (inset). And that outfit isn’t Middleton’s only go-to! Click “See the Photos” to browse Catherine Middleton’s most famous double takes!
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.
While all eyes were on Kate Middleton‘s stunning Alexander McQueen gown and Cartier tiara during today’s ceremony, guests showed up to the event in some amazing accessories of their own—hats! British milliners had their biggest day of the year, as Victoria Beckham accessorized a dress she designed with a topper by Philip Treacy, as did Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne. From tall and spectacular creations to fashionable fascinators, see the most memorable hats from the Royal Wedding in the gallery.
Kate Middleton isn’t the only royal bride-to-be anymore! Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter and daughter of Princess Anne (which means she’s Prince William’s cousin), announced her engagement to English professional rugby player Mike Tindall today. Tindall gave Phillips, a champion equestrian, a diamond solitaire, People reports. You know what this means? Another huge ring. Another epic dress. Another grand party that must be planned. And while there is no word on when the wedding will be, we’re hoping it won’t be close to Kate and William’s April date, so that Royal Watchers (like us) have enough time to recover before getting themselves in a Royal frenzy all over again.