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Modern Royals: William and Kate 10th Anniversary of Wedding

Modern Royals Prince William and Kate Middleton mark their 10-year wedding anniversary and we could love them more.
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To celebrate Modern Royals Anniversary,  L'OFFICIEL traces the story of one of the most beautiful wedding dress of the century. Iconic Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen dress, paired with Cartier scroll tiara lended to Kate by Queen Elizabeth, have been crossed Buckingham Palace's aisle teen years ago and even today continues to fascinate us. 

The white and cream-coloured cress

The dress was white and cream coloured, like Lady Diana one and was inspired by Victorian Tradition, narrowed at waist with a long gown. While the long sleeves were a romantic homage to Grace Kelly's iconic wedding dress. 

The two-meters train 

Kate's 2 metres and 70 centimeters train, was short compared to Princess Diana's one, which measured 25 feet in length. Though the train was not so long, during her dramatic entrance she was helped by Pippa, her beautiful sister. 

Tiara Halo was Kate's "something borrowed"

Kate's wore the Queen's Cartier Halo Tiara, one of the most significative jewel of the crown, made by more than one thousands diamonds and a gift to Elizabeth by the Queen Mother on her 18th birthday. 

The Chantilly lace was the only fabric not supplied by a British company

The lace on the skirt, bodice and train was handamade by the Royal School of Needlework, using Carrickmacross making technique to obtain a perfect Irish lace. The trim of the bodice, skirt and underskirt was created by an English and French Chantilly lace and the details were incredible: a lot of types of flowers, from roses and thistles to daffodils. 

One surprising thing you might not to know about the dress

"Something blue", was sewn into her gown. According to the traditio,  Burton's Team sewed a blue ribbon in the interior of Kate's dress. 



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