Princess Beatrice visited the special display of her wedding dress in the State Room at Windsor Castle on September 24, 2020.
The wedding gown, a vintage dress by Norman Hartnell, first worn by Her Majesty The Queen in the 1960s, will go on public display at Windsor Castle from September 24 until November 22.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
The private wedding ceremony of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi took place at The Royal Chapel of All Saints in the grounds of the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park on 17th July.
Princess Beatrice’s wedding gown is made of peau de soie taffeta, the royal wedding dress features geometric hand embroidery in crystals and diamantes over the bodice, waist and hips, and the skirt is trimmed with a band of ivory duchesse satin.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Beatrice’s gown was altered for Beatrice by the Queen’s personal adviser and dresser Angela Kelly and the fashion designer Stewart Parvin.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
A replica of ther bridal bouquet is also on display. The bouquet was designed by Patrice Van Helden and contained trailing jasmine, pale pink and cream sweet peas, Royal Porcelina spray roses, pink O’Hara roses, pink ‘wax flower’ and baby pink astilbe, as well as sprigs of myrtle in keeping with the tradition for royal brides.Embed from Getty Images
The Princess’ wedding shoes, made byValentino, are also part of the exhibition.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Beatrice wore The Queen Mary Diamond Fringe Fiara which the Queen wore on her own wedding day in 1947.
A spokeswoman for the Royal Collection Trust said:
“It has not been possible on this occasion to display the tiara worn by Her Royal Highness on her wedding day.”
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For the visit, Princess Beatrice wore The Vampires Wife Floral Print Silk Dress.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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